Gigaba: SA To Raise Revenue By R15bn In 2018’s Budget To Curb Debt

South Africa will implement spending cuts of R25 billion rand and raise revenue by R15 billion in next year’s budget to contain growing debt, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba told Parliament on Wednesday. Gigaba said the extra R40 billion, or 0.8% of GDP, would be used to tackle rising public debt which otherwise could balloon beyond […]
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VICIOUS ATTACK ON ELDERLY WOMAN – ATTACKER BITES FINGERS TO GET RINGS

Knysna News: A Narnia Village woman was viciously attacked by a man she called a “yellow-eyed animal”, who tried to bite the rings off her fingers on Sunday morning 19 November. A shaken Ethne Hillhouse this week said her sunny morning turned into a sudden brush with death when the man appeared from nowhere. She […]
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KZN ANCYL leader ‘brutally assassinated in front of family’

An ANC Youth League deputy secretary in KwaZulu-Natal’s Moses Mabhida Region has been shot dead, the provincial ANCYL said on Thursday. Sthe Mhlongo, who was also a PR councillor in the Umgungundlovu district, was shot at his home in Mpophomeni, outside Pietermaritzburg, at about 02:00 on Thursday morning. He died shortly after arrival at the […]
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City Of Cape Town Mayoral Office Spat Reveals Millions Lost, Tender Irregularities

Patricia de Lille’s top aid has accused her of refusing to investigate the irregularities raised by forensic audits into tenders of the Transport and Urban Development Authority. CAPE TOWN – Millions in losses and tender irregularities have been exposed in the City of Cape Town as a spat in the mayor’s office has spilled over […]
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ANC regime is the reason why South African citizens live in poverty

Two equal evils, poverty and inequality lie at the root of South Africa’s economic problems. Both should be treated equally. If the focus is only on inequality, it will create an economy where everyone is equally poor, except the elite which holds power, said adv. Anton Alberts, chairman of the FF Plus. Adv. Alberts said […]
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Lesufi must stop harassing Afrikaans schools in Gauteng Province

The FF Plus in Gauteng said that the Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, must stop picking on Afrikaans schools in the province. This was in response to the latest incident in which the MEC attacked Primary School Danie Malan, situated in Pretoria North, in the media and on social media on account of its language […]
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Don’t be fooled by Ramphosa’s ‘New Deal’ or NDZ’s ‘radical economic transformation’

It is now abundantly clear that the race to succeed Jacob Zuma as ANC president next month is between his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma — the president’s former wife and preferred successor. No one else matters. All our attention should be focused on these two. Not that the other supposed candidates for the […]
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Mob attack alleged child rapist after cops ‘fail to arrest him’

An alleged child rapist from Delft was assaulted by an angry mob on Monday after an 11-year-old girl was attacked. Residents say police failed to arrest the 32-year-old man for an entire day after the case was reported and he was subsequently assaulted in the street and a tyre placed around his neck. The girl’s […]
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Bob is out, will it be Zuma’s turn to go?

Jacob Zuma and the ANC regime must note that voters’ patience is a hanging on a thread if they are the victims who are living in poverty because of their government’s corruption and power abuse. The peaceful revolution of Zimbabwe can easily float to SA. This was the FF Plus’s leader, Dr. Pieter Groenewald point of […]
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Lessons for Jacob Zuma in Robert Mugabe’s misfortunes

President Robert Mugabe’s endgame in Zimbabwe holds various lessons for his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, as the latter too, considers his prospects towards the end of his presidency. The first, obviously, is that while, from the pinnacle of power, a country’s president may feel the monarch of all he can survey, it is always […]
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