Media Releases

Administration of justice in South Africa must not add to racial polarisation with double standards

2017-10-27
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus condemns all forms of racism and opposes it strongly, but is also of the opinion that the sentences handed down to the two men in the so-called ‘coffin case’ are excessive and an example of double standards that can lead to further racial polarisation in South Africa, says... Read more


VF Plus-koalisie vervolg voormalige amptenare vir bedrog

2017-10-27
Awie Erasmus

Die VF Plus het die Tshwane-stadsbestuurder opdrag gegee om senior metrolede te vervolg wat by meer as R15 miljoen tenderbedrog betrokke is. Nog skokkende feite word in ʼn forensiese verslag bekend gemaak, sê Awie Erasmus, VF Plus-raadslid vir Tshwane en voorsitter van die openbare... Read more


Court ruling on Afrikaans at US a slap in the face of minorities

2017-10-26
Adv Anton Alberts

The ruling of the High Court in Cape Town to uphold the current language policy at the University of Stellenbosch (US) is a slap in the face of all Afrikaans-speaking people and shows disregard for the internationally accepted principles of minority rights, says adv Anton Alberts, chairperson of... Read more


Beurtwater in Welverdiend nou ʼn werklikheid (Merafong-munisipaliteit / Carletonville)

2017-10-26
Ben van der Berg

Die Merafong-munisipaliteit (Carletonville) sal ernstig moet besin rondom die langdurige waterprobleme van Welverdiend en Khutsong, sê Ben van der Berg, VF Plus-raadslid vir Merafong.

Van der Berg sê hy word daagliks deur inwoners van Khutsong en Welverdiend geskakel om mense te help... Read more


Farm attacks and murders increased drastically

2017-10-25
Dr Pieter Groenewald

According to the police’s crime statistics, the figures for farm attacks and murders increased drastically for the 2016/2017 year under report. Farm murders increased with 27,5% and farm attacks with 22,9%. In the year under report, there were 74 farm murders (58 in 2015/2016) and 638 farm... Read more


Mediumtermynbegroting: Rommelstatus nou Suid-Afrika se voorland

2017-10-25
Dr Pieter Groenewald

Die minister van finansies, Malusi Gigaba, gee toe dat Suid-Afrika midde-in ʼn ekonomie krisis staan, maar hy het geen voorstel of plan om die krisis op te los nie. In die lig hiervan is dit moeilik om te sien hoe rommelstatus teen die einde van die jaar vermy kan word, sê dr. Pieter... Read more


DA- en ANC-beloftes ontplof in gemeenskap se gesig

2017-10-24
Kobus Hoffman

Die maandelange betogings om owerhede te dwing om die R59-provinsiale pad in Midvaal te beveilig, het niks gehelp nie, sê Kobus Hoffman, VF Plus-raadslid in Sedibeng (Midvaal), Gauteng.

Hoffman sê ʼn versoekskrif in dié verband, wat deur bykans ʼn duisend mense onderteken is, is... Read more


Minister van polisie besoek Vanderbiljpark

2017-10-24
Gerda Senekal

Die VF Plus is verheug dat die minister van polisie, Fikile Mbalula, Vanderbijlpark, besoek het om ʼn duidelike boodskap aan misdadigers oor te dra en polisielede aan te moedig om misdaad met wortel en tak uit te roei.

Gerda Senekal, VF Plus-raadslid in Emfuleni, was gister ʼn gas van die minister.... Read more


Parental discipline: Government must beware of excessive social prescriptiveness

2017-10-24
Dr Pieter Mulder

The government must beware of being too prescriptive with regard to how the public should behave in their private environment. It is not a matter of state. South Africa needs less governing, not more, says Dr Pieter Mulder, member of parliament and former leader of the FF Plus.

Dr Mulder says that ... Read more


Crime statistics: Trio crime figures increase with 51% over the last five years

2017-10-24
Dr Pieter Groenewald

“Crime statistics for 2016/2017 indicate that the figures for trio crimes (carjacking, robberies at residential premises and robberies at non-residential premises), which are the crimes that the public fears the most, have increased for the fifth consecutive year with an average of 51,1%.... Read more


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