Media Releases

Conservation agriculture must help keep the food basket of the world filled

2014-08-07
Dr Pieter Mulder

While the world is struggling to find answers about future food security, South Africa’s single largest short term agricultural problem is one of political uncertainty which has been created by government comments and decisions, Dr. Pieter Mulder, leader and parliamentary member of the... Read more


Government steps to keep ebola-virs out of SA essential

2014-08-06
Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus welcomes the talks between South Africa’s health minister, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, and his counterparts from SADC about the ebola crisis and how to prevent it spreading to these countries, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on health says.

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Klag by Openbare Beskermer ingedien teen Mogale City oor plaasaankoop in Hekpoort

2014-08-04
Die Redaksie

Terwyl die Ouditeur Generaal weer eens 'n ‘skoon’ oudit aan Mogale City toegeken het, het die VF Plus 'n klag teen die stadsraad by die Openbare Beskermer (OB) ingedien oor beweerde ongeruimdhede rondom die aankoop van 'n plaas in Hekpoort, sê Amanda de Lange, raadslid van die... Read more


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.

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