Media Releases

FF Plus condemns actions of North West Speaker, Susan Dantjie, and her office after chaos in Legislature

Erns Kleynhans

Today during a session of the North West Legislature, the FF Plus strongly objected to the obstructive actions of the Speaker, Susan Dantjie, and her apparent inability to properly manage her Office and Legislature sessions.

The meeting was chaotic right from the start due to various technical... Read more

Drie Riviere in Vereeniging agtien dae sonder elektrisiteit: VF Plus eis dat Emfuleni-administrateur vervang word

Gerda Senekal

Die VF Plus eis die vervanging van die administrateur van die Emfuleni-plaaslike munisipaliteit, Willi Billa, weens sy onvermoë om in te gryp nadat ʼn elektriese kabel onklaar geraak het en ʼn groot gedeelte van Drie Riviere in Vereeniging agtien dae sonder krag gelaat het.

Die onbevoegdheid... Read more

Yet another leaked question paper: Urgent steps are needed to protect the integrity of the National Senior Certificate

Dr. Wynand Boshoff

The FF Plus was dismayed to learn that a second matric paper has been leaked. The fact that the leaked question paper was disseminated in eight of the nine provinces points to the severity and extent of the problem. It also casts a shadow on the integrity of the National Senior Certificate (NSC).

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Malema is not above the law and the FF Plus will lodge complaint after threat against police officers

Dr Pieter Groenewald

Julius Malema, leader of the EFF, is not above the law and his reckless and poorly disguised threats of violence against police officers and their families in their homes amount to no less than intimidation.

The FF Plus is currently in the process of lodging a criminal complaint against Malema... Read more

VF Plus teleurgesteld dat ANC-binnegevegte moontlik ook nuwe Phokwane-raad gaan verlam

Theo Joubert

Die Phokwane-munisipale raad, waarin die VF Plus met die onlangse herverkiesing 'n setel verower het, kon vandag nie daarin slaag om raadslede in te huldig en ampsdraers te verkies nie. Mnr. Ndwandwe, die administrateur, het aangedui dat hy in kontak met iemand met Covid-19 was en dus nie die... Read more

Committee prevents Minister from proceeding with process to appoint chairperson of Lottery Board

Jaco Mulder

The parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Trade, Industry and Competition today prevented Minister Ebrahim Patel from submitting to the Committee a short list of candidates to follow up the controversial chairperson of the National Lottery Commission, Prof Alfred Nevhutanda, whose term ends on the... Read more

Government must lead from the front by taking decisive action to combat violence against women and children

Heloïse Denner

(Debate in Parliament: 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children)

Gruesome headlines in the media this past week about incidents of violence against women and children bear a sad testament to the fact that attempts to rid the South African society of this form of violence... Read more

FF Plus will request official visits to all provincial hospitals and clinics

Philip van Staden

The FF Plus will officially request the chairperson of the parliamentary Portfolio Committee for Health, Dr Dhlomo, to launch a campaign early next year to visit every provincial hospital and clinic across South Africa to inspect the condition of the institutions first hand.

During last... Read more

FF Plus asks Gauteng MEC for Community Safety to intensify investigation into trucks torched on main routes

Kobus Hoffman

The FF Plus has asked the Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Faith Mazibuko, to intensify the investigation into nine trucks that were torched near Heidelberg last Thursday evening.

The party also sent the same request to Lt.-Gen. Elias Mawela, the Gauteng Police Commissioner, and requested that... Read more

Magwa Tea Estate is a waste of valuable tax money

Theo Coetzee

In the FF Plus's view, the Magwa Tea Estate in Lusikisiki is the SAA of the Eastern Cape provincial government because the project is mismanaged, still financially dependent on tax money and has made no profit thus far.

The project recorded 2 591 job losses even though it is a labour-intensive... Read more

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