Media Releases

Zuma and Van Rooyen loses first round in their attempts to stop report on state capture

Dr Pieter Mulder

The FF Plus welcomes the court’s decision today in the case on the Public Protector’s issuing of the report on state capture, Dr. Pieter Mulder, Leader of the FF Plus, says.

Dr. Mulder says the attempts of President Jacob Zuma and Minister Des van Rooyen to prevent the retired Public... Read more

Right decision to withdraw case against Gordhan

Dr Pieter Mulder

The decision to withdraw the prosecution of minister Pravin Gordhan was the right one, but it does not change the facts that the issue has damaged the credibility of the office of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and its head, Adv. Shaun Abrahams, Dr. Pieter Mulder, leader of the FF Plus... Read more

Vryheidsfront Plus verkies nasionale jeugleierskap

Wouter Wessels

Die nasionale jeug van die VF Plus het by sy onlangse driejaarlikse verkiesingskongres raadslid Michal Groenewald eenparig tot nasionale jeugleier verkies.

Die voormalige jeugleier, mnr. Wouter Wessels, wat die afgelope vyf jaar die party as jeugleier gedien het, het homself nie weer verkiesbaar... Read more

VF Plus pak ANC oor Panyaza Lesufi

Philip van Staden

Die VF Plus het gister tydens ‘n sitting van die Gautengse Wetgewer die ANC kaalvuis gepak oor Gauteng se LUR van onderwys, Panyaza Lesufi.

Hierdie warm debat het losgebars nadat ‘n mosie deur die opposisie ter tafel geplaas is om hulp-onderwysers aan te stel omrede daar te min... Read more

FF Plus reaction to medium term budget policy statement

Dr Pieter Mulder

Minister Pravin Gordhan’s medium term budget sounds very positive with hope for the future if one only listens to his words. IF the figures are however taken into consideration, it is negative and the opposite.

His expected revenue shortfall is R11 billion and R23 billion in the longer term. ... Read more

ANC can’t be both government and populist liberation movement

Dr Pieter Mulder

The ANC government has allowed the current violent student protests to develop and cannot wash its hands in innocence and put the blame on others.

“Violence and arson are not acceptable and the police have to be allowed to do its work, and act against criminal elements,” Dr. Pieter... Read more

South Africa still has a good legal system, although minorities have reason to complain

Adv Anton Alberts

South Africa can still be satisfied with its legal system in a complex society, although minorities have reason to feel unhappy with comments where the rights of minorities are concerned, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on Justice, says.

Adv. Alberts said during... Read more

VW provides yet more proof that BEE does not work

Adv Anton Alberts

Volkswagen SA’s warning that a shortage of black suppliers in the automotive industry could have disastrous consequences proves that Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) does not work and that it is an expensive failure, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on the... Read more

Withdrawal from International Criminal Court: ANC shows the world it has no moral values

Adv Anton Alberts

The ANC government’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has officially shown the world that it has no moral base, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on human rights, said.

According to media reports, Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane,... Read more

Mkhwebane should concentrate on her own reputation

Dr Corné Mulder

The new Public Protector (PP), Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s comments about a donation of USAID which Adv. Thuli Madonsela had accepted, is regrettable as it could create the impression that she wants to cast suspicions on her predecessor, Dr. Corné Mulder, the chief whip of the FF Plus,... Read more

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