Media Releases

Jackson Mthembu holds ANC members of parliament hostage over motion of no confidence

2017-08-04
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The ANC chief whip, Jackson Mthembu’s, threat that the ANC will come to a fall if its members vote in favour of the motion of no confidence comes down to holding the ANC members of parliament hostage so as to retain their positions in parliament.

A ruling party that allows its leader to be... Read more


MRK se besluit om Edward Zuma by Gelykheidshof te vervolg is hopelik ʼn teken van ʼn Artikel 9-instelling wat sy grondwetlike mandaat vreesloos gaan uitvoer

2017-08-04
Adv Anton Alberts

Die VF Plus is baie bemoedig deur die besluit van die Menseregtekommissie (MRK) om Edward Zuma by die Gelykheidshof aan te kla asook strafregtelik te laat vervolg, sê adv. Anton Alberts, voorsitter van die VF Plus.

Adv. Alberts sê dit dui op ʼn MRK wat ʼn nuwe blaadjie omgeslaan het en... Read more


Coalition after one year

2017-08-03
Dr Pieter Groenewald

It is one year to the day since the 2016 municipal elections were held and local coalitions ensured that the ANC lost three metros, says Dr. Pieter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus.

Dr. Groenewald says that coalitions require better and more responsible leadership from political leaders because... Read more


Openbare gesondheidsorg in Sedibeng stort in duie

2017-08-03
Kobus Hoffman

Die stand van primêre gesondheidsorg in die Kopanong-provinsiale hospitaal, Sedibeng, is benard. Dit geld veral met betrekking tot farmaseutiese dienste, infrastruktuur, pasiëntesorg en wagtydperke,” sê Kobus Hoffman, VF Plus-raadslid in Sedibeng (Midvaal).

Hy meen die... Read more


Strafregtelike klag teen munisipale bestuurder oor riool in Kroonstad se strate

2017-08-03
Me. Jean Hatting

Die VF Plus het ʼn strafregtelike klag teen die Moqhaka-plaaslike munisipaliteit (Kroonstad, Viljoenskroon, Steynsrus en Vierfontein) se munisipale bestuurder, mnr. Simon Mqwathi, aanhangig gemaak. Mqwathi en die munisipaliteit onder sy bestuur moet aanspreeklik gehou word vir die skending van die... Read more


R100 000 vir begrafnis is ʼn klap in belastingbetalers se gesig

2017-08-01
Dévar Smit

Die ANC-beheerde Mangaung-metro het eensydig ʼn bedrag van R100 000 vir die begrafnis van een van sy raadslede toegeken. Die feit dat die uitgawe eers na die begrafnis vir raadsgoedkeuring ter tafel gelê is, is duidend van die ANC se arrogansie en hul minagtende houding jeens belastingbetalers ... Read more


FF Plus issues an ultimatum to the Human Rights Commission because of its delay in taking action against Zuma’s son

2017-08-01
Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus issued an ultimatum to the HRC today demanding that action be taken against Edward Zuma by this coming Friday, the 4th of August, and that he be brought before the Equality Court. If this does not happen, the FF Plus will lodge a complaint with the Public Protector (PP) stating that the ... Read more


Raadslid waarsku teen ‘rioolgat’ in nuutgeteerde Esslinstraat

2017-07-31
Vincent Clark

Die belastingbetalersgeld wat aangewend is om die ingang van Esslinstraat in Potchefstroom te teer is besig om letterlik in ʼn rioolgat weg te spoel, het Vincent Clark, VF Plus-raadslid in die Tlokwe-plaaslike munisipaliteit gesê.

“Die ingang na Esslinstraat is enkele maande gelede... Read more


After two years, the Hawks say that their investigation into the FIFA scandal is still ongoing

2017-07-31
Adv Anton Alberts

The Hawks’ investigation into the FIFA fraud fiasco, which focuses specifically on South Africa’s involvement and the soccer world cup that was held here in 2010, is still ongoing even though it was launched early in 2015 already.

In response to a query by the FF Plus chairperson, adv. ... Read more


Government ‘aware’ of fintech developments

2017-07-28
Adv Anton Alberts

South Africa’s government is thoroughly aware of the technological developments in virtual or cryptocurrency and have already established an intergovernmental working group that will monitor it in cooperation with experts from the private sector with the aim of possibly regulating it.

This... Read more


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