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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


Raadslid van Mogale City koelbloedig doodgeskiet

2014-07-22
Die Redaksie

Terwyl die land steier onder die afgelope week se misdaadvlaag wat die wrede dood van ‘n vierjarige kleuter in ‘n motorkaping insluit, is ‘n raadslid van die IVP die afgelope naweek in Mogale City, tydens ‘n openbare vergadering koelbloedig doodgeskiet toe hy ‘n... Read more


Parliament is failing South Africans by not investigating Nkandla

2014-07-22
Dr Corné Mulder

The fifth Parliament of South Africa has failed the country’s citizens by not investigating the Public Protector’s (PP) report on Nkandla, Dr. Corné Mulder, the chief whip of the Freedom Front Plus says.

Dr. Mulder said today during the budget debate of Parliament that this... Read more


FF Plus will do everything in its power to prevent Transnet from dissolving pension funds

2014-07-21
Adv Anton Alberts

Any attempt by Transnet and the state to dissolve the pension fund of the 62 160 former employees will be a human rights abuse of the worst kind and the FF Plus will take every possible step to prevent this, adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on Transport said.

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Cruel drag-death of toddler shows crime in SA is out of control

2014-07-21
Adv Anton Alberts

The cruel drag-death of the four year old Taegrin Morris of Delmore Park, Boksburg, at the hands of hijackers, unequivocally shows that crime in South Africa is out of control despite it being vociferously denied by the ANC government, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus leader in Gauteng says.

He... Read more


FF Plus makes a breakthrough with government about the seriousness of farm murders and farm attacks

2014-07-21
Dr Pieter Groenewald

After years of struggle of the Freedom Front Plus with the ANC government about its denial of the seriousness and extent of farm murders and attacks, it has eventually borne fruit when the minister of police, Nkosinathi Nhleko, undertook to place it high on the agenda of crime fighting strategies... Read more


FF Plus to approach Public Protector about Jackie Selebi’s legal costs

2014-07-21
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus will today be submitting a complaint with the Public Protector (PP) about the legal fees of the former Police Commissioner, Jackie Selebi.

Dr. Groenewald said the issue has been dragging on for years now and that he has on several occasions asked when Selebi would be re-paying the... Read more


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