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Arrest warrant for Zuma: Important that the people of South Africa see that our legal system is fair

2020-02-04
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus welcomes the decision of Judge Dhaya Pillay to issue a warrant for the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma, who failed to attend his corruption court case in the High Court of Pietermaritzburg today supposedly due to medical reasons. 

Judge Pillay's decision to issue the arrest... Read more


FF Plus investigation into purchase of farms reveal possible extensive irregularities with money from Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF)

2020-02-04
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus will ask The Hawks to launch an investigation into a transaction in which money from the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) was used to pay an exorbitant amount for the purchase of two farms that make up just more than a thousand hectares.

According to a notice in... Read more


Good news that mines may generate own power

2020-02-03
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, that mines will be allowed to generate their own power. Mr Mantashe's other statement, namely that a new enterprise that will generate power must be established is, however, disappointing.

For years, the FF ... Read more


Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) looting SA tax money

2020-01-30
Die Redaksie

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is misleading the South African public by stating on its website and in other publications that the Bank is committed to promoting sustainable socio-economic development and improving the quality of life of people in the Southern African development... Read more


South Africa must start implementing precautionary measures against Coronavirus outbreak

2020-01-28
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus is concerned about the Coronavirus outbreak in China that has already resulted in the loss of 106 lives.

The FF Plus is cautioning the South African government to take precautionary action to ensure that all South African citizens are protected against the virus.

South Africa's... Read more


Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Minister Motshekga owes country a public explanation

2020-01-28
Die Redaksie

According to media reports, the Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga, conceded that schools can decide whether and how they are going to present the scripted lesson plans for comprehensive sexuality education (CSE). This followed her engagement with education trade unions.

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Mkhize must explain process followed with appointment

2020-01-28
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus will request the Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, to provide more clarity about the appointment of his niece, Sibusisiwe Ngubane Zulu, as his new chief of staff.

Among other things, the FF Plus wants to know where the relevant position was advertised, how many candidates applied for... Read more


Free tertiary education is unwise

2020-01-27
Die Redaksie

Even though the Minister of Higher Education, Dr Blade Nzimande, is bragging about the fact that free tertiary education is already a reality in South Africa, the FF Plus does not view this as wise.

At a briefing on his Department's state of readiness for the 2020 academic year, which took place... Read more


FF Plus will oppose ANC’s decision regarding compensation with land reform in all possible ways

2020-01-23
Die Redaksie

The decision that was taken at the recent ANC lekgotla, and that was welcomed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, that the executive authority will determine the appropriate compensation in cases of land reform and expropriation without compensation is unacceptable and unconstitutional.

The decision... Read more


Suspensions: Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance acted outside of the scope of his authority

2020-01-23
Die Redaksie

 The Gauteng MEC for the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Lebogang Maile, has acted out of order by suspending the former Speaker of the Johannesburg Metro Council, Vasco da Gama, and the Speaker of the Tshwane Metro Council, Katlego Mathebe, for six months ... Read more


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