Media Releases

Realities actually pushing government in the right direction regarding power

2019-10-19
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

The Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) that was announced yesterday by the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, is a significant step in the right direction. The energy mix recommended by the plan indicates a substantial increase in the use if wind, solar and hydro power.

This is... Read more


EFF’s senseless motion promotes racial polarisation

2019-10-19
Jan van Niekerk

The EFF is allegedly going to table a motion during the upcoming Legislature session on the 22nd of October 2019 to have all so-called colonial symbols removed from the Free State province.

This attack on Afrikaner history opposes nation building and instead promotes racial polarisation. The... Read more


Department of Health underspends by R1 billion

2019-10-17
Philip van Staden

The Department of Health's annual report for the 2018/19 financial year shows underspending of approximately R1 billion. Of this amount, R86 million was underspent at hospitals and this is clearly indicative of a very serious problem.

During a session of the parliamentary portfolio committee for... Read more


Gautengse LUR vir gemeenskapsveiligheid moet eerlik wees oor probleme waarmee polisie te kampe het

2019-10-17
Kobus Hoffman

Die VF Plus bevraagteken die teenstrydige antwoorde van die Gautengse LUR vir gemeenskapsveiligheid, Sizakele Nkosi Malobane, en die Gautengse polisiekommissaris, lt.-genl. Elias Mawela, op ‘n vraag van die party oor die bevoegdheid van polisiebeamtes om vuurwapens te dra. 

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Mabuza indicates new direction for government concerning power generation

2019-10-17
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

The FF Plus welcomes deputy president David Mabuza's view of independent power suppliers and the role that they can play in the country. The party hopes that this view will be taken even further and that power generation in South Africa will be opened to all.

In response to a question regarding... Read more


Paul Krugersaal in Krugersdorp het die plakkerskamp vir vlugtelinge geword

2019-10-17
Hetta Kruger

Die Mogale City-plaaslike munisipaliteit se optrede om herhaaldelik vlugtelinge voor die deur van die geskiedkundige Paul Krugersaal in Krugersdorp-Wes af te laai en van hulle te vergeet, is onmenslik en kan nie goedgekeur word nie.

Die VF Plus het die saal na klagtes van die publiek besoek. Daar... Read more


FF Plus conditions for dissolution of Mamusa municipality

2019-10-17
Fanie du Toit

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) decided today that the Mamusa municipality must be dissolved and the FF Plus put forward various conditions for this dissolution.

The conditions include a thorough selection process to ensure that the person who is appointed as the administrator is... Read more


Nursing training will continue after persistent pressure from the FF Plus

2019-10-16
Philip van Staden

The training of nurses will continue in January 2020 after the FF Plus kept the pressure on to have the problem solved since last Thursday's meeting of the parliamentary portfolio committee for Health.

The FF Plus brought the problem to light in the public domain straight after last Thursday's... Read more


FF Plus confronted Minister about Pharmacy Council’s ‘bully email regarding NHI

2019-10-16
Philip van Staden

During the parliamentary portfolio committee's session yesterday, the FF Plus confronted the Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, about a 'bully' email that the Pharmacy Council sent to members in the pharmaceutical industry which requested that members must complete the attachment to the email that... Read more


Higher Education policy is nothing but language imperialism in the name of inclusion

2019-10-16
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

In response to a written question by the FF Plus, the Minister of Higher Education, Dr Blade Nzimande, stated that universities have moved away from institutions and campuses that use only Afrikaans.

According to Nzimande, the Constitutional Court found that this move is in line with the... Read more


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