Media Releases

FF Plus will act against minister and SANRAL if road users are prosecuted for e-tolls

2014-06-04
Adv Anton Alberts

The latest threat by Jamie Surkont, chief executive officer of the Electronic Toll Collection (ETC), that road users can be prosecuted for non-payment of their e-toll accounts, is in direct opposition to what the minister of Transport had said about this matter in Parliament in March of this year,... Read more


Minister of Agriculture creates a poor impression of agriculture

2014-06-02
Dr Pieter Groenewald

“The minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, creates a poor impression of agriculture to pay his cattle herder only R26 per day. When farmers in the Western Cape paid seasonal workers R69 a day, Tony Ehrenreich and Cosatu referred to the “bad, racist... Read more


VF Plus behaal oorwinning namens belastingbetalers

2014-06-02
Wouter Wessels

Die Hooggeregshof in Bloemfontein het ‘n hofbevel in ‘n aansoek deur die VF Plus toegestaan wat die Moqhaka plaaslike munisipaliteit verplig om geld wat ongrondwetlik en onregmatig aan politieke partye gedurende 2009 betaal is, te verhaal.

Die geld wat die politieke partye ontvang het, ... Read more


Deputy minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries is an insult to the agricultural community

2014-05-26
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The appointment of Bheki Cele as the deputy minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries is an insult to the agricultural community as he was removed as commissioner of Police due to maladministration and corruption.

Cele is therefore actually not suitable for any executive position, but the... Read more


Analysis of new appointments to Cabinet of 2014

2014-05-26
Dr Pieter Mulder

From an analysis of the new appointments to Cabinet it appears that president Zuma has rewarded loyalty and moved opponents out. Furthermore he has tried to appease Cosatu and the SACP with quite a number of appointments from their ranks in order to retain the Tri-Partite Alliance’s unity.... Read more


West snubs Zuma with inauguration

2014-05-26
Dr Corné Mulder

The first official event of President Jacob Zuma’s new term is already controversial.

Not only did heads of state from across the world, but especially the West, snubbed the ANC and Zuma by not attending his inauguration, but the government is still refusing to answer questions about the... Read more


Reaction to Cabinet

2014-05-25
Dr Pieter Mulder

The SACP members in Cabinet have largely retained their positions and some have also been promoted. Most of the senior members of the SACP are presently ministers or deputy ministers. This confirms the ideological shift to the left in Cabinet which correlates with the President’s comments... Read more


Regulations as to where doctors may work is contrary to the Constitution

2014-05-23
Adv Anton Alberts

Changes to the National Health Act which was quietly signed by President Jacob Zuma and which prescribes to doctors and other health professionals in the health industry where they are allowed to work and open practices, is unconstitutional and infringes on their right to work, says Adv. Anton... Read more


Hero of Transnet pensioners dies prematurely

2014-05-23
Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus has with great sadness taken note of the passing away on Wednesday afternoon of Mr. Pieter van Rensburg, chief organiser of Transnet’s pensioners and firebrand leader in the struggle against Transnet and the government. He died due to complications resulting from an ulcer.

Adv.... Read more


General that had soldiers released from police detention must be suspended

2014-05-22
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The SANDF general who mobilised members of the defence force and two Ratels to free 32 soldiers who had been detained by the Police, must be suspended immediately, Dr. Pieter Groenewald, the FF Plus’ chief spokesperson on Police and Defence said.

According to reports today, the general was... Read more


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