Media Releases

Decisive action is needed to save country’s municipalities

2018-03-20
Wouter Wessels

The critical state of South African municipalities calls for the situation to be elevated to national crisis status. The utter incompetence of the ANC government to manage municipalities has lead to the collapse of local governments across the country and the decline is so extensive that the basic... Read more


Province owes R919 million to Free State municipalities

2018-03-20
Tammy Wessels

The ANC government is encumbering municipalities by allowing provincial governments to owe municipalities billions of rands for electricity and water supply as well as rates and levies.

The Free State provincial department is the biggest culprit in the country when it comes to outstanding debt to... Read more


Land reform can be accomplished without amending the Constitution

2018-03-20
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, has the right to proceed with land reform within the provisions of the Constitution and does not have to wait for the recommendations of the constitutional review committee.

According to a media report in the City Press,... Read more


Zuma will finally have his day in court

2018-03-16
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus welcomes the decision of the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Shaun Abrahams, to reinstate the criminal charges against former President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma said that he would like to have his day in court to prove his innocence and now he finally has the opportunity to do ... Read more


VOK-voorsitter moet antwoorde gee oor nog ʼn VS-eiendomskandaal

2018-03-16
Tammy Wessels

Die VF Plus het die voorsitter van die Openbare Rekeningekomitee in die Vrystaatse Wetgewer, Neels van Rooyen (LPW) versoek om die Vrystaatse Ontwikkelingskorporasie (VOK) se voorsitter, Hantsi Matseke, te vra om antwoorde te verskaf oor nog ʼn Vrystaatse eiendomskandaal.

Mediaberigte dui daarop... Read more


Nala-donkerte nie inwoners se skuld

2018-03-15
Desmond Reed

Die munisipale bestuurder van die Nala-munisipaliteit, Chris Mokomola, was huiwerig om antwoorde te verskaf oor vrae van die VF Plus of die elektrisiteitstoevoer na Bothaville en Wesselsbron in die Nala-munisipaliteit afgesny gaan word aangesien ‘n afbetalingsooreenkoms met die... Read more


The ANC gets what it deserves for its policy regarding land and farm murders in the form of Australia’s visa offer to white farmers

2018-03-15
Adv Anton Alberts

The ANC government’s apparent shock at the fact that Australia is looking to fast-track immigration visas for South African farmers is quite amusing given the state’s own contribution to creating the very circumstances that the Australian government finds worrying, namely cruel farm... Read more


South Africa will face disaster if municipalities keep deteriorating

2018-03-15
Wouter Wessels

Municipalities in South Africa will not survive economically if they continue down their current path. In general, municipal and provincial infrastructure is in a state of disrepair. Debt with Eskom literally amounts to billions of rands and consequently many municipalities’ power supply may... Read more


There can be no talk of respect in SA if one group is held in disregard

2018-03-15
Dr Pieter Groenewald

When human rights are up for discussion in South Africa and in Parliament, then the conversation has to start with the topic of mutual respect. The people of South Africa must learn to have mutual respect for each other’s differences, disagreements, languages and cultures. There can be no... Read more


FF Plus condemns Makhura’s call for interdicts

2018-03-14
Philip van Staden

The FF Plus in Gauteng strongly condemns Premier David Makhura’s call yesterday afternoon for all municipalities, provincial government departments and property owners to secure standing court interdicts in order to prevent illegal land grabs in Gauteng.

With his provincial address earlier... Read more


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