Aug 2020

Government can take your home, farm, or business premises under Constitutional Amendment Bill

Effective land reform is still required, but the Draft Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill of 2019 (the Draft Bill) will needlessly undermine the property rights of all South Africans: from the 1 million whites with home ownership to the 8.5 million black, ‘coloured’ and Indian families who own houses too. It will also hurt the 17.5m black people with customary plots,...

The ANC’s plan to use South African pensions

The ANC’s Economic Transformation Committee has published a new proposal document which includes planned changes to how pension funds will work in South Africa. The document indicates that the use of pension funds will be key to helping the government address funding shortfalls in areas such as infrastructure development and energy production. To achieve this, the ANC proposes changing regulation 28 of...

ANC, EFF push for unconstitutional postponement of election

Threatened by a voter backlash to the catastrophic impact of the coronavirus lockdown in the 2021 local elections, the African National Congress (ANC) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are working together to undermine the Constitution and postpone the elections – not for a month or two, but for three years.

Jul 2020

DA loses court bid to stop govt using race, BBBEE status as criteria for Covid-19 aid

A full bench of the High Court led by Judge President Dunstan Mlambo ruled on Friday that the minister must include race in the redrafted regulations, despite the DA's arguments to the contrary. South Africa under the ANC, is more racist than it was under the Nats during Apartheid. Considering the fact that whites pay most of the taxes that fund government...

Jun 2020

Public Protector confirms more than R200m squandered in Free State asbestos audit

A controversial contract to “audit and assess” houses with asbestos roofs in the Free State was awarded unlawfully and at least one top official involved in the deal is guilty of maladministration and gross negligence, a new Public Protector report has determined. The contract essentially saw more than R200-million being drained from the province’s coffers with no “value for money”,...