Media Releases

President Ramaphosa’s disappointing SONA will do nothing for economic growth

2020-02-13
Dr Pieter Groenewald

With its disruptive tactics, the EFF ensured that President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) for 2020 started on a low note and, disappointingly, the President just kept up the same sad tune with not a single announcement that will stimulate economic growth.

Prior to the SONA,... Read more


SONA 2020: The time for talking is over, President must take action

2020-02-12
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The time for merely talking about South Africa's problems is over. It will not save the country. Action must be taken immediately.

Thus, there are great expectations for President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) which will take place this Thursday. The people of South Africa... Read more


Drug trafficking through OR Tambo Airport worrying

2020-02-12
Kobus Hoffman

The FF Plus is worried about the safety and security measures at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.

During an information session held at the OR Tambo Airport by the non-profit organisation "Locked up in a foreign country", it was indicated that 20% of all the drug mules that were ... Read more


VF Plus verwelkom metropolisie se ondersoek na aanranding op prof. André Thomashausen

2020-02-12
Awie Erasmus

Die VF Plus verwelkom ‘n ondersoek deur die Tshwane-metropolisie na van sy lede wat na bewering verlede week prof. André Thomashausen, ʼn afgetrede Unisa-dosent, aangerand, beledig en wederregtelik in hegtenis geneem het.

Prof. Thomashausen is in Irene, Centurion deur metropolisielede... Read more


Unchanging unemployment rate a sure sign of economic decline

2020-02-11
Heloïse Jordaan

The fact that the unemployment rate for the fourth quarter of 2019 remained unchanged at 29,1% is worrying, but what is even more worrying is that the percentage of people who have been unemployed for a year or longer has increased with approximately 60% over the last ten years.

It is a clear sign ... Read more


FF Plus Limpopo lodges complaint with Green Scorpions regarding illegal dumping sites

2020-02-07
Marcelle Maritz

The FF Plus lodged a complaint about illegal dumping sites against the Polokwane and Thabazimbi Local Municipalities with the Green Scorpions. The party insisted that the problems at the respective dumping sites must be addressed urgently seeing as they pose a health risk for both humans and... Read more


VF Plus bekommerd oor veiligheid van inwoners tydens Merafong-staking

2020-02-06
Ben van den Berg

Die VF Plus is besorg oor die veiligheid van inwoners van Carletonville, Khutsong en Welverdiend gedurende die uitgebreide diensleweringstaking wat gister in dié dorpe begin het.

Die stakers wat deur die South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) gelei word, dring aan dat die... Read more


FF Plus welcomes court ruling on SA Express business rescue

2020-02-06
Wouter Wessels

The FF Plus welcomes the ruling by the Johannesburg High Court that the SA Express airline must, like the SAA, also be placed into business rescue. The airline was plunged into chaos after it was unable to meet its obligations due to its serious financial troubles.

It is extremely disconcerting... Read more


Metsimaholo-inwoners ly onder onverantwoordelike ANC-regering

2020-02-06
Theo du Toit

Die Metsimaholo-plaaslike munisipaliteit (Sasolburg, Deneysville, Oranjeville ) oortree die Munisipale Finansiële Bestuurswet deur nie sy mediumtermynassering- en jaarverslae betyds volgens wetlike bepalings aan die raad bekend te maak nie.

‘n Raadsvergadering wat verlede week sou... Read more


FF Plus welcomes inquest into Life Esidimeni

2020-02-06
Philip van Staden

The FF Plus welcomes the announcement in the media today that an inquest will be conducted following the deaths of 144 patients, who were transferred by the Gauteng Department of Health to incompetent NGOs after the Department cancelled its contract with Life Esidimeni.

The FF Plus has been... Read more


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