Media Releases

President Jacob Zuma is fighting in the final trench

2016-10-13
Dr Pieter Mulder

A desperate struggle for survival and to rescue his career. This is nearly the only conclusion that can be made from the urgent interdict that President Jacob Zuma had applied for to prevent the Public Protector’s report on state capture is released tomorrow (Friday 14 October), Dr. Pieter... Read more


Gordhan summons has serious complications for country’s economy

2016-10-11
Dr Pieter Mulder

The decision of the Hawks to serve a summons on the finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, shows a total lack of presidential leadership and holds serious complications for the country’s economy, Dr. Pieter Mulder, the FF Plus leader, says.

Dr. Mulder says it is, in particular, the consistent... Read more


Farewell function: Adv. Thuli Madonsele

2016-10-06
Dr Pieter Mulder

Advocate Thuli Madonsela, the Public Protector (PP) of South Africa has for seven years conscientiously undertaken her duties exactly as the country’s Constitution had required her to do. During this period she became a well-loved and respected person for all sane residents of the country.

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The creation of white targets by #WitsMustFall movement is reckless and childish

2016-10-05
Adv Anton Alberts

The demands of Wits students that a white male or female student will have to die to underscore the seriousness of the issue is reckless and indicative of young people dramatically throwing extremely dangerous tantrums to get the attention of adults, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’... Read more


ANC must act decisively now on the SABC Board’s protection of Hlaudi

2016-10-05
Dr Corné Mulder

If the ANC government is serious about the SABC Board’s total contempt for the law, as well as for the findings of the Public Protector (PP) regarding the position of the broadcaster’s newly appointed corporate head, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, it will have to take immediate steps to disband the ... Read more


Wanbestuur in polisie stel Suid-Afrikaanse burgers toenemend bloot aan misdaad

2016-10-04
Adv Anton Alberts

Ernstige misdaad soos die skokkende moord van Johann Heunis wat die naweek voor sy gesin naby Kameeldrift, Pretoria, doodgeskiet is, moet ook voor die deur van die polisie gelê word wat weens wanbestuur nie die land se burgers na behore beskerm nie, sê adv. Anton Alberts, VF Plus-LP en... Read more


Opgradering van Mogale City-raadsaal moet wag, sê koalisie

2016-10-03
Me. Amanda de Lange

Die nuwe koalisie-regering in Mogale City het gedurende hul jongste raadsvergadering ‘n voorstel vir die opgradering van die raadsaal vir meer as R7,4 miljoen as belaglik en lagwekkend beskou.

Dié voorstel wat deur die vorige bedeling nagevors en voorgestel is, sê verder dat... Read more


Emfuleni: Vergoedingsdispuut ontaard in gyselaarsdrama

2016-09-29
Die Redaksie

Die betaling van oortyd aan amptenare van die Emfuleni plaaslike munisipaliteit (ELM) se verkeersafdeling het vir duistere redes vir lang tydperke agterweë gebly – oortyd wat gewerk is, is eenvoudig nie aan die betrokke amptenare betaal nie. Hierdie sensitiewe situasie het uiteraard tot... Read more


LUR moet nie net bedank nie, maar ook krimineel aangekla word

2016-09-28
Philip van Staden

Die VF Plus is van mening dat die LUR van gesondheid in Gauteng, Qedani Mahlangu, nie net moet bedank nie maar ook krimineel vervolg moet word. Dit volg nadat 'n hewige storm rondom die LUR se kop losgebars het weens die afsterwe van pasiënte in staatshospitale in die provinsie, die Cullinan... Read more


State Security Agency must place and serve country first; not Zuma

2016-09-27
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The appointment of Arthur Fraser as the new Director General of the State Security Agency is proof that President Jacob Zuma is still trying to place personal loyalists in strategic positions, Dr. Pieter Groenewald, the FF Plus’ spokesperson on State Security, said.

Dr. Groenewald says it is ... Read more


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