Media Releases

Emfuleni-munisipaliteit beleef dalk ʼn donker feestyd

2017-12-06
Gerda Senekal

ʼn Donker feestyd kan op inwoners in die Emfuleni-munisipale gebied (Evaton, Sebokeng, Vaal Oewer, Vanderbijlpark en Vereeniging) wag indien die raad nie spoedig aan vereistes van nasionale tesourie voldoen ten einde die subsidie te ontvang wat aan die munisipaliteit toegewys is nie.

Gerda Senekal, ... Read more


Mayors and municipal officials that do not pay accounts for water and other services must be punished

2017-12-06
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The time has come for the salaries of mayors and municipal managers to be withheld at municipalities where water and other services are cut off because of the non-payment of accounts, says Dr Peter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus.

According to Dr Groenewald, it is utterly unfair that the... Read more


Antwoorde van minister van basiese onderwys op parlementêre vrae onderstreep Lesufi se agenda teen Afrikaans

2017-12-06
Adv Anton Alberts

Die minister van basiese onderwys se antwoorde op parlementêre vrae het opnuut onderstreep dat Gauteng se LUR vir onderwys, Panyaza Lesufi, ʼn agenda van sy eie dryf wat gemik is teen Afrikaanse skole in dié provinsie, sê adv. Anton Alberts, voorsitter van die VF Plus. (Vrae en... Read more


DA and De Lille are to blame for the water crisis – but now residents are being punished

2017-12-06
Erika Botha-Rossouw

The City of Cape Town’s decision to punish its residents with a levy despite the fact that they are heeding the call to save water, is utterly unfair and the time has come for the DA and its Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille, to stand up and accept responsibility for the water crisis, says... Read more


Water: Debt is not the paying residents’ problem

2017-12-05
Jan van Niekerk

“The Department of Water and Sanitation’s threat to cut off the water supply to the Free State municipalities that owe nearly R3 billion to water boards, is a slap in the face of paying residents,” says Jan van Niekerk, FF Plus provincial leader in the Free State.

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Veelparty-koalisie stuit ANC in Johannesburg

2017-12-04
Mnr. Franco de Lange

Die veelparty-regering in Johannesburg het die ANC Vrydagaand in sy spore gestuit toe hulle ʼn mosie van wantroue teen die burgemeester en speaker suksesvol afgeweer het met die steun van die VF Plus en ander koalisievennote, sê Franco de Lange, VF Plus-raadslid in die Johannesburgse... Read more


Hundreds of vacant posts at schools in Gauteng an indication that the province’s education system is dysfunctional

2017-12-04
Adv Anton Alberts

At the end of September this year, there was a total of 580 vacant teaching posts, all on management level, at schools in Gauteng. This clearly goes to show that the education system in the province is dysfunctional, says adv Anton Alberts, chairperson of the FF Plus.

From the response to a... Read more


FF Plus introduces new member of parliament

2017-12-01
Dr Pieter Groenewald

Mr Wouter Wessels, formerly a member of the Free State Provincial legislature, is the new FF Plus member of parliament and replaces Dr Pieter Mulder, who has resigned from parliament after nearly thirty years.

Wessels is 32 years old and has been actively involved in party politics for the last 12 ... Read more


FF Plus Youth leader addresses United Nations (UN) on minority issues in South Africa

2017-12-01
Tammy Wessels

Tammy Wessels, Youth Leader of the FF Plus, today gave a presentation to the United Nations’ (UN) Forum on Minority Issues in Geneva, Switzerland, focusing on problems that particularly affect the youth from minority groups in South Africa.

Here is her full presentation:

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New model for funding of political parties will promote democracy and transparency

2017-11-30
Dr Corné Mulder

The proposal for a new model for the funding of political parties will promote democracy and transparency and should, therefore, be received with enthusiasm, says Dr Corné Mulder, Chief whip of the FF Plus.

Today with the discussion of the report by the parliamentary ad-hoc committee for... Read more


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