Media Releases

Budget vote debate: Department of Communications - SABC skeletons cannot be kept in the cupboard

2018-05-10
Adv Anton Alberts

It is encouraging to see that the new SABC manager is trying to keep his Titanic seafaring after people like Hlaudi Motsoeneng ran it into an iceberg of incompetence and corruption.

What transpired at the national broadcaster during that time may, however, not sink into oblivion. Regrettably,... Read more


Budget vote debate: Department of Human Settlements - Corrupt and incompetent ANC government fails the poor, not Apartheid

2018-05-10
Wouter Wessels

Apartheid is not to blame for the fact that the national and provincial departments of human settlements are depriving the poor of houses due to corruption and fraud. It is the result of the ANC government’s greed, which has become an acceptable norm of state administration.

In addition, the ... Read more


FF Plus rejects minister’s plan to rename the Vanderkloof Dam Mandela Dam

2018-05-09
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

The announcement made by Minister Jeff Radebe that the Vanderkloof Dam will be renamed after former President Nelson Mandela will be actively opposed by the FF Plus. It is nothing short of stealing history.

The second largest dam in South Africa was first named after the then Minister of... Read more


Resignation may not save North West premier from being prosecuted

2018-05-09
Mnr. Michal Groenewald

The legacy of Mr Supra Mahumapelo as Premier of the North West province includes violent protests, mismanagement, political infighting, instability, irregularities, Gupta links, numerous allegations of corruption and the collapse of the provincial Department of Health.

The FF Plus welcomes the... Read more


Budget vote debate in parliament: Department of Basic Education - Education in South Africa going from bad to worse

2018-05-09
Adv Anton Alberts

Discussing the country’s poor educational system feels like déjà-vu and this year is no exception. The only difference is that things are now deteriorating even faster, and it leaves one deeply concerned about the future of the country’s youth.

It is sad that basic... Read more


Budget vote debate: Department of Science and Technology - Government must invest in future by spending more on science and technology

2018-05-09
Wouter Wessels

A country that does not value the importance of scientific and technological advancement is heading for a dark future. Unfortunately, that is the case in South Africa as the ANC government does not regard the Department of Science and Technology as a priority.

Mankind finds itself in an... Read more


Budget vote debate: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development - As the law fails citizens, they will take it into their own hands all the more

2018-05-09
Adv Anton Alberts

The effective and even-handed administration of justice forms an integral part of any modern democracy. Without it, the state cannot exercise its right to maintain law and order and its monopoly on violence in reaction to criminal behaviour is jeopardised.

The fact that there is a growing distance ... Read more


Budget vote debate: Department of Social Development - The great number of people dependent on social grants in South Africa is not an achievement, but a shame

2018-05-09
Wouter Wessels

The ANC considers the great number of people who are dependent on social grants in South Africa as an achievement, but in reality, it is a shame and serves as proof of the fact that the government is not capable of governing, growing the economy and creating more jobs.

Likewise, it is a shame that ... Read more


Grondbesetting in Welkom gestuit deur VF Plus

2018-05-08
Susan Taljaard

‘n Dreigende grondbesetting in die Flamingopark woongebied in Welkom in die Vrystaat, is gestuit danksy die spoedige optrede van Susan Taljaard, VF Plus-raadslid in die munisipaliteit.

‘n Bekommerde inwoner van Flamingopark het Saterdagoggend vir Taljaard in kennis gestel dat ‘n... Read more


Culture of violence must come to an end says FF Plus after yet another murder in Gauteng

2018-05-08
Jaco Mulder

The culture of violence that has affected South Africa for years now may never become the norm and must be brought to an end.

In one of the latest incidences of senseless violence, a 62-year-old man was shot dead in his car in front of his gate by robbers who trailed him from a bank in Fourways... Read more


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