Ernst Roets discusses EWC and farm murder with FoxNews’ Tucker Carlson – AfriForum

Farm murders and expropriation without compensation in the spotlight on Fox News Fox News, the largest television news channel in the USA, aired an interview with Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of AfriForum, last night in which farm murders and the South African government’s plan regarding expropriation without compensation was placed in the spotlight. On the programme Tucker Carlson Tonight, which is aired during peak time in the USA, Roets told the presenter, Tucker Carlson, that the South African government must be viewed as complicit in farm murders due to several reasons. Roets referred…

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Kallie Kriel stands his ground in News24 interview

AfriForum CEO stands by his view that while apartheid was wrong it is not comparable to Holocaust News24 politics editor takes on AfriForum CEO on apartheid, crimes against humanity and ‘white genocide’ AfriForum CEO Kallie Kriel sat down with News24 politics editor Mahlatse Mahlase to discuss his organisation’s recent comments on apartheid, academics and land. Kriel sparked outrage this week when he said that apartheid was not a crime against humanity – even though the United Nations classified it as such. “We believe that people’s dignity should be respected, and…

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Bheki Cele brings thunder to the Western Cape

Cele brings thunder to the Western Cape 16 May 2018 It is not only gangsters in the Western Cape who will have to look out for thunder of a different kind in the coming months, the police are also going after suspects in KwaZulu-Natal’s political killings. In his budget address on Tuesday Police Minister Bheki Cele announced the launch of Operation Thunder, through which members from specialised units from other provinces will be brought in to deal with crime in the Western Cape. “We will be here over three months…

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19 107 child rape cases in 2016/17 – Zakhele Mbhele

DA MP says of the 124 526 rape cases reported in last 3 financial years, children were victims in 41% of these cases Children are the victims of almost 50% of all cases of rape in the last three years 16 May 2018 The DA can reveal that of the 124 526  rape cases reported in the last 3 financial years, children were the victims of shocking 41% of these cases. A parliamentary reply also revealed that in the same period, more than 2 600 children were murdered, which constitutes 5% of all reported…

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NWest health crisis: Urgent, practical intervention needed – DA

NW Health Crisis: Urgent, practical intervention needed 16 May 2018 The Democratic Alliance in North West demands urgent, tangible interventions by the national government into the state of healthcare in the province. While President Cyril Ramaphosa is currently travelling overseas, the healthcare strike is entering its third week now. Communities and especially ill residents had enough of cheap lip service. Patients need care, healthcare practitioners and medicine. While the ANC is still protecting Supra and other culprits who managed the province to the ground, our communities are suffering. We cannot…

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DA opposes KZN’s R122bn budget – Francois Rodgers

MPL says ANC-govt is failing to provide sufficient resources to meet the needs of people DA opposes KZN’s R122 billion Budget for 2018/19 16 May 2018 The Democratic Alliance in the KZN Legislature has today opposed the province’s R122 billion Budget for 2018/19. This is an unprecedented move in more than a decade. It signals the desperate financial situation facing provincial departments and ultimately the people of the province who rely on government services. Today’s budget represents a perfect storm – a combination of circumstances which have come together to…

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Gordhan indicates that settlement for Transnet pensioners being considered – Anton Alberts

FF Plus MP hopes that a fair deal will be reached soon for sake of 40 000 people affected Minister Gordhan indicates that class action settlement for Transnet pensioners is being considered 16 May 2018 Yesterday during the Budget Vote Debate of the Department of Public Enterprises, Minister Pravin Gordhan responded to the FF Plus’s statement about a possible settlement in the Transnet pensioners’ class action against Transnet and the government, by confirming that the government is indeed considering a settlement. He added that the legal teams of the two…

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Biased reporting used to help DA kick out De Lille – COSATU WCape

COSATU open letter to the BCCSA 16 May 2018 Att: The Director Re:Heart 104. 9 biased reporting, to help DA to kick out De Lille, because City pays them Dear Sir Please receive correspondence from our offices in relation to the biased reporting and non compliance with protocols by Heart 104.9.   The matter relates to the programme presentation of the Breakfast show on the 16 May 2018 on the Mayor of Cape Town. The sources we have in the radio station tells us that this is part of the Airtime bought…

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ANC’s historical loyalty determines SA foreign policy – FF Plus

ANC’s historical loyalty determines South African foreign policy 16 May 2018 Over the past two decades, South Africa’s foreign policy has mainly been aimless and determined by the ANC’s historical loyalties instead of by healthy economic policy that is in the best interests of the country’s citizens. On top of that, the government is not consistent in its policy. Since 2009, the Dalai Lama has been denied access to South Africa three times. Nearly 430 000 people from his homeland, Tibet, were murdered by the Chinese – but the ANC…

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Fin24.com | SA Express faces bleak situation – parliamentary committee

Cape Town – The 2017/18 financial report for airline South African Express paints a grim picture, according to Parliament’s portfolio committee on public enterprises. SA Express executives presented the annual report before the committee on Wednesday. According to the airline’s presentation, banks are no longer committed to supporting it unless it can demonstrate a clear turnaround plan, supported by government funding. The airline needs recapitalisation from government. Once government funding is secured and loans from banks are concerned, its going concern assessment can be finalised and its 2016/17 annual financial…

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