Media Releases

Allegations that ‘Boeremag’ infiltrated Sita a smoke screen for incompetence

2018-05-02
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The simple fact that the State Information Technology Agency (Sita), which manages the state and police IT systems, was infiltrated is shocking and serves as proof of the absolute incompetence of the staff who are responsible for operating the system and keeping it protected.

It is also ludicrous... Read more


ANC, DA must both bear the blame for clashes and violence between black and coloured people in Cape Town

2018-05-02
Dr Corné Mulder

The FF Plus agrees with the coloured community of Mitchells Plain who blames the ANC for the violence of the past few days.

Yesterday, the community voiced the opinion, which the FF Plus also holds, that large numbers of people from particularly the Eastern Cape are allowed to stream into the Cape ... Read more


The notion of a minimum wage is not in step with reality

2018-05-02
Adv Anton Alberts

Debate on Worker’s Day in parliament: Celebrating 100 years of Nelson Mandela – restoration of workers’ right to dignity through the national minimum wage

 

The notion of a minimum wage may sound like an honourable way to uplift the poor, but it is not in step with reality.

... Read more

FF Plus requests meeting with Commissioner after yet another farm attack (Hertzogville)

2018-04-30
Jan van Niekerk

The FF Plus has requested a meeting with the Free State Police Commissioner, Major General Moeketsi Sembe, to discuss the rise in farm attacks in the province.

This follows after Jappie van den Berg (75) and his wife Emma (75) were attacked on Saturday on their farm Langeveld in the Hertzogville... Read more


Plaasboere benodig meer veiligheid

2018-04-26
Jaco Mulder

Die VF Plus se herhaalde oproep aan die regering om die veiligheid van plaasboere te verseker, val telkens op dooie ore.

Vandag veg nog ʼn boer om sy lewe nadat hy herhaaldelik deur rowers met messe aangeval is. Hy kon daarin slaag om ʼn noodoproep na ʼn privaat sekuriteitsmaatskappy te maak waarna... Read more


Residents invited to contribute to Tshwane’s proposed development plan and budget estimates

2018-04-26
Awie Erasmus

This week, the FF Plus is encouraging Tshwane residents to contribute to the city’s proposed Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and budget by using their smartphone.

Over the past week, the Tshwane Metro Council held various meetings in each of its seven regions. Those that were unable to... Read more


Gariep Dam overflowing, but residents’ taps running dry due to non-payment

2018-04-26
Tammy Wessels

The FF Plus has requested the acting MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs in the Free State, Tate Makgoe, to implement measures to restore the water supply to residents living in Gariep Dam in the Kopanong municipal district. The town gets its water from Bloemwater.

Ironically... Read more


Commercial farmers wrongfully blamed for ANC’s incompetence

2018-04-26
Tammy Wessels

*NOTE to journalists: Here follow excerpts from the speech delivered by FF Plus MPL, Tammy Wessels, in the Free State Legislature during the budget vote debate of the Free State Department of Agriculture.

During the budget vote debate of the Free State Department of Agriculture, all the ANC... Read more


Party premier must heed opposition’s warnings

2018-04-26
Tammy Wessels

* NOTE to journalists: Here follow excerpts from the speech delivered by FF Plus MPL, Tammy Wessels, in the Free State Legislature during the budget vote debate of the Free State Premier.

During her first week in office, the newly-elected Free State Premier, Ms Sisi Ntombela, has shown herself to... Read more


ANC jeopardising freedom in South Africa

2018-04-26
Dr Pieter Groenewald

A true democracy’s value lies in that it ensures freedom for all the citizens in a country.

The ANC, particularly with its adoption of the principle of expropriation without compensation, is jeopardising and destroying one of the pillars of democracy through its actions and, therefore, the... Read more


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