Media Releases

FF Plus congratulates Transnet pensioners with class-action victory

2014-07-31
Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus wishes to congratulate the Transnet pensioners following the judgment of the Gauteng North High Court in their favour that they are allowed to go ahead with their claim against Transnet as a group, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on Transport says.

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Unemployment increases under ANC rule

2014-07-30
Adv Anton Alberts

The shocking figures on unemployment which were released by Statistics South Africa (Stats-SA) stand in sharp contrast to the election promises of president Jacob Zuma earlier this year that 6 million new job opportunities will be created by 2019.

Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’... Read more


Poor service, alleged corruption in Gauteng Health Department lead to deaths

2014-07-30
Adv Anton Alberts

The Gauteng department which has to see to the health of the residents in that province is ironically now being accused of causing people’s death due to poor service delivery and allegations of large scale corruption, adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ leader in Gauteng and Member of... Read more


ANC ‘transforming’ South Africa into the economic abys

2014-07-25
Adv Anton Alberts

South Africa’s economy is stagnating and the government’s economic room for manoeuvring is getting smaller. Although international factors do play a role, the ANC should be given the blame as a result of a variety of their policy choices, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’... Read more


Concerns about standard and safety of aviation in South Africa following a near-fatal accident at Port Elizabeth Airport

2014-07-25
Adv Anton Alberts

A probing investigation should be undertaken into the safety of aviation in South Africa following a near-fatal accident two weeks ago (10 July) at the Port Elizabeth airport, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on Transport says.

Mr. Thabelo Ledwaba of the Civil... Read more


Government’s re-opening of land claims is unworkable and just empty promises

2014-07-23
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The re-opening of land claims in the government’s restitution program was a mistake and is unworkable, Dr. Pieter Groenewald, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on rural development and land reform said.

Dr. Groenewald said during the budget debate of the department of rural... Read more


Persistent deficit in Defence Force budget reduces it to a border guard

2014-07-23
Dr Pieter Groenewald

Years of insufficient budgeting for the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has just about reduced it to a border guard which is only good enough to do patrols,” Dr. Pieter Groenewald, the FF Plus’ chief spokesperson on defence and military veterans said.

Dr. Groenewald said... Read more


Government’s one-sided Palestinian position is short-sighted

2014-07-23
Dr Pieter Mulder

The South African government and president Zuma’s imbalanced and biased views in favour of the Palestinians and against Israel are infringing on South Africa’s credibility. With these views the South African government is shooting itself in the foot and ensuring that we cannot play any... Read more


Two EFF ordered to leave Parliament in debate on land

2014-07-23
Dr Pieter Groenewald

It can no longer be tolerated that it is continuously said in Parliament that white people stole black people’s land. What can be said then is that black people stole the land of the Khoi and San, Dr. Pieter Groenewald, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on rural development and... Read more


Sanral busy with time-consuming process to recover debt from dishonest contractors who had assisted in the construction of toll roads

2014-07-23
Adv Anton Alberts

Sanral has to date not recovered one cent from dishonest contractors who colluded to rig tenders with the construction of the toll road system, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on Transport says.

This is despite the fact that the Competition Tribunal has issued 28... Read more


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