Media Releases

Transnet not honest about bonuses to pensioners

2014-04-23
Adv Anton Alberts

Transnet is dishonest with its boasting of the last couple of days that over the years it has paid billions of rand in bonuses to pensioners, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on Transport says.

He said that viewed in the light of the pathetic 2% increase that... Read more


Decline of Defence Force not a surprise for the FF Plus

2014-04-23
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The comment of the minister of Defence, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, after the report of the Defence Review Committee on the National Defence Force found that the Defence Force has serious shortcomings and cannot fulfil its mandate, is not a surprise for FF Plus.

“The FF Plus has for the past... Read more


The FF Plus rejects the idea of quotas in talks with the sport minister

2014-04-23
Adv Anton Alberts

The minister of Sport, Fikile Mbalula, invited the FF Plus and other civil organisations to discuss sport quotas with him today. The issue was in the news recently when Mbalula said that at least 60% of national sport teams should be black members.

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


The DA is betraying its voters – FF Plus now the true opposition in Gauteng

2014-04-22
Adv Anton Alberts

The DA has betrayed its voters and has sold out their support to the ANC and EFF, if the media reports of the weekend are true. According to media reports, the DA is locked in talks with the ANC and EFF to, in exchange for key positions, enter into a coalition government with one or both of these... Read more


Ad Hoc committee on Nkandla should start with its work

2014-04-22
Dr Corné Mulder

The multi-party ad hoc committee which will be dealing with the report of the Public Protector (PP) on Nkandla should start with its work immediately now that the ANC has eventually appointed seven members to the committee, Dr. Corné Mulder, chief whip of the FF Plus says.

The PP found,... Read more


Marius Fransman is again inciting people in De Doorns following the bloodshed of last year

2014-04-22
Dr Corné Mulder

Hardly a year after the bloody unrest in De Doorns in which people had died and huge damage which had been caused, Marius Fransman is again busy inciting the flames of violence in the area and the ANC will have to take responsibility if it leads to violence, Dr. Corné Mulder, the FF Plus MP... Read more


Cosatu’s comments that white people will be dismissed from the public service is unconstitutional and racist

2014-04-17
Adv Anton Alberts

The Freedom Front Plus’ award for the Clown of the Week goes to Tony Ehrenreich, provincial secretary of Cosatu in the Western Cape, who today told the Cape Argus that more than half of all white public servants will be dismissed if the ANC wins control of the province in the general... Read more


FF Plus welcomes prosecution of Richard Mdluli

2014-04-17
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus welcomes the judgment in favour of the pressure group, Freedom Under Law that Richard Mdluli, the Police’s former head of crime intelligence has to be prosecuted, Dr. Pieter Groenewald, the FF Plus’ chief spokesperson on Police said.

Dr. Groenewald said Mdluli had as the... Read more


Hawks to investigate irregular Pilgrims Rest rental tenders

2014-04-16
Adv Anton Alberts

The intervention last year by the FF Plus about the irregularities with rental tenders in Pilgrims Rest has now led to the Hawks instituting a high level investigation into possible fraud which involved officials, says Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on trade and... Read more


Employment Equity Commission is inadequately compiled and misleads people year after year with poor and wrong data

2014-04-16
Adv Anton Alberts

The Employment Equity Commission (EEC) manipulates statistics and with poor and wrong data sketches a misleading picture of the South African workplace to keep affirmative action alive indefinitely, adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on the economy says.

He says it... Read more


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