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ACDP Manifesto 2014

February 22, 2014

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African Christian Democratic Party Manifesto 2014 The African Christian Democratic Party brings to South Africa hope for a strong, healthy prosperous and purpose-driven nation. It is a political party standing for Christian Democratic principles and recognises that vibrant, healthy families are the building blocks of a strong, value-based society. The ACDP stands for a ‘shared […]

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Jobs

February 22, 2014

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REASON NO 1 to Vote ACDP Jobs To boost employment, reduce poverty and achieve annual economic growth of 7%.   The ACDP will: Ensure that the state provides the enabling environment for business to grow the economy faster and create more jobs by providing the necessary infrastructure, a professional public service and good education and […]

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Welfare

February 22, 2014

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REASON NO 2 to vote ACDP Welfare The social wage, which includes social welfare grants, is necessary in the short-term to address poverty and inequality.   The ACDP will: Address poverty and inequality through an increased social wage, vastly improved education and skills development, resulting in rising employment and higher earnings; Increase the social wage, […]

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Safety and Security

February 22, 2014

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REASON NO 3 to vote ACDP Safety Violent crime is rampant in South Africa because perpetrators are not swiftly apprehended, tried, convicted and sentenced.   The ACDP will: Implement a zero-tolerance anti-crime strategy; Strengthen all police units and ensure comprehensive training to improve the capacity to investigate and prosecute crime successfully; Establish more police stations, […]

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Integrity

February 22, 2014

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REASON NO 4 to vote ACDP Integrity Corruption is stealing our country’s future. Integrity is the internal compass we must all carry.   The ACDP will: Ensure that the Protection of State Information law is not used to prevent journalists, citizens and whistleblowers from exposing corruption by the state departments; Reintroduce the Scorpions and strengthen […]

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Education

February 22, 2014

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REASON NO 5 to vote ACDP Education Education develops a nation’s character and determines its future prosperity.   The ACDP will: Prioritise basic skills of reading, writing and numeracy; Prioritise access to early childhood development facilities from 0-7 years; Provide free education to learners in certain schools and subsidies to ensure access to education for […]

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Health

February 22, 2014

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REASON NO 6 to vote ACDP Health Preventative primary healthcare and good nutrition is the cornerstone of the ACDP’s Health Policy.   The ACDP will: Ensure the provision of clean water and proper sanitation and that basic health and hygiene is taught from primary school level upwards; Make HIV/Aids a notifiable disease and extend the […]

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Housing and Land

February 22, 2014

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REASON NO 7 to vote ACDP Housing & Land Respect property ownership and extend this to as many as possible. The ACDP will: Upgrade informal settlements, as well as reduce the risk of flooding and fire, and replace the bucket system with proper sanitation; Promote the development of affordable housing through the provision of community-owned self-help […]

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Family

February 22, 2014

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REASON NO 8 to vote ACDP Family Healthy families are the building blocks of a strong, value-based society. The ACDP will: Support programmes, activities and initiatives that seek to strengthen and promote strong healthy families; and Amend laws and policies that undermine family values, such as access to contraceptives and abortion by children without parental […]

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ACDP Manifesto Launch, Soweto

February 18, 2014

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  *Important correction: Start time is 9:00AM and the President will address the crowd at 13:30PM   ACDP to launch manifesto on Saturday 22 February in Soweto     You are invited to the ACDP’s launch of its manifesto for the 2014 General Election. ACDP President Dr Kenneth Meshoe will address the crowd at *13h00. […]

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Register to Vote for a Shared Future

November 9, 2013

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To vote in the 2014 Elections, you need to be registered. The IEC is holding a registration weekend on the 9 & 10 November. To find out if you are registered: Send an SMS with your ID number to 32810; or Call the IEC call centre on 0800 11 8000 (toll-free from a landline); or […]

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What R30 Billion in Corruption cost South Africans:

July 23, 2012

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Government Fraud and Corruption estimated to cost R30 Billion annually. Is this a taxpayers problem only, or does it affect the poor? Who exactly pays the ultimate price for mis-appropriation, mis-spending, fraud and corruption? Just how much does R30 Billion actually cost us? Here are a few examples:    Responding to a parliamentary question issued […]

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Is there anything more important than Water?

July 23, 2012

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R30 Billion wasted on Fraud and Corruption should have been used to give safe, piped water to 2.3 Million Rural Homes.  “We shall not finally defeat AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, or any of the other infectious diseases that plague the developing world until we have also won the battle for safe drinking water, sanitation and basic […]

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An Education System in Crisis.

July 23, 2012

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It is no secret that our education system is in crisis. It is on the tip of everyones tongue and in the headlines of every newspaper. The department of Education is failing our children, and the ones that are held back the most, are those in dire need of a government willing to address inequality […]

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Children’s act short of Social Workers

July 23, 2012

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On the 1 April 2010, the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (as amended by the Children’s Amendment Act 41 of 2007) and the associated Regulations came into effect. It  is estimated that 40 000 more social workers are needed in order to implement the Children’s Act effectively. There are different categories of staff and support […]

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Housing

July 23, 2012

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It costs the government around R58 000 to build a 21m2 RDP house with one room, one toilet and a combined kitchenette and lounge. Using these costs, the government could have built around 51 million houses with the R30 Billion wasted through fraud and corruption by government. However, this is not the most cost effective, […]

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South Africa not reaching MDG’s for HIV/Aids and TB infections.

July 23, 2012

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The current statistics for HIV and TB infections indicate that South Africa will not reach the Millenium Development Goals (MDG’s) of reversing these epidemics as well as reducing mother to child transmission of HIV by 2015. Statistics for 2009 showed that 17 % of the adult population of South Africa are living with HIV which […]

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The e-toll never needed to happen!

July 23, 2012

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Remember the big mess associated with the e-tolls in Qauteng? ACDP MPL Lydia Meshoe says that this never needed to happen. There has been a lot of debate and protesting regarding the controversial e-tolling system. The truth is, the whole system would not have even been necessary if the R30 Billion estimated to have been […]

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