Media Releases

FF Plus’s hard work and unwavering opposition to expropriation without compensation pays off

Dr Corné Mulder

The FF Plus's unwavering stance and hard work to oppose the ANC and EFF's attempts to amend Section 25 of the Constitution contributed greatly to the strong vote with which South Africans today finally rejected expropriation without compensation.

The votes that were cast before the second reading... Read more

VF Plus verwelkom Mbombela-munisipaliteit se langverwagte herstel van stelsel om waterverbruik in Hazyview te meet

Ken Robertson

Die VF Plus verwelkom die langverwagte herstel van die telemetrie-metingstelsel wat watertekorte en watervermorsing in Hazyview in die Mbombela-plaaslike munisipaliteit (Mbombela/Nelspruit, Barberton, Hazyview, Kaapschehoop, Skukuza, Witrivier) behoort te verminder.

Hazyview het lank gely onder... Read more

Rooiwal-rioolaanleg in Pretoria se besoedeling moet dringend gestop word

Kobus Hoffman

Die VF Plus het die burgemeester van die Tshwane-metroraad, Randall Williams, en die Gautengse LUR vir infrastruktuurontwikkeling, Tasneem Motara, versoek om dringend die herstel en opgradering van die Rooiwal-rioolsuiweringsaanleg noord van Pretoria te bespoedig om verdere besoedeling te voorkom.

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Government cannot be taken at its word when it says that it is serious about activism against violence against women and children

Tammy Breedt

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

It is very difficult not to become cynical about the ANC government's supposed efforts to take decisive action against violence against women and children after years of empty promises, hollow words and plans... Read more

FF Plus asks North West Premier to urgently step in and address power problems in Kgetlengrivier and Rustenburg

De Wet Nel

The FF Plus today sent an official letter to the North West Premier, Bushy Maape, requesting him to urgently intervene in the ongoing power problems at the Local Municipalities of Kgetlengrivier (Koster, Derby, Swartruggens) and Rustenburg (Hartbeesfontein-A, Marikana, Phatsima, Rustenburg,... Read more

Mpumalanga government spends more than R300 million on projects that do not exist: FF Plus lodges complaint with PP

Werner Weber

The FF Plus in Mpumalanga lodged a complaint with the Public Protector (PP) after it came to light that the provincial Department of Arts, Culture and Sport has since 2011 spent more than R300 million on two projects in the province, while both sites procured for the projects are still completely... Read more

A toxic mix of factors, including rising unemployment and a lack of proper prioritising in local government, is causing the collapse of municipal service delivery

Mnr. Michal Groenewald

The government's lack of proper prioritising and focus on local government, as is evident in the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill, along with the recent increase in the official unemployment rate contribute to a toxic mix of factors that could send municipal service delivery across the country... Read more

Mangaung-metro se paaie lewensgevaarlik vir motoriste

Dr. Elizabeth Snyman-van Deventer

Die VF Plus het in samewerking met inwoners van Bloemfontein ʼn omvattende verslag oor die toestand van paaie in die metro opgestel en aan die uitvoerende burgemeester, Mxolisi Siyonzana, en administrasie van die Mangaung-metro (Bloemfontein, Botshabelo, Thaba Nchu, Dewetsdorp, Wepener, Van... Read more

ANC government once again breaks unemployment record

Heloïse Denner

The spike of 0,5% in South Africa's official unemployment rate since the second quarter of this year, which brings it to a new record-high level of 34,9%, should come as no surprise to the government.

The expanded unemployment rate currently stands at about 46,6%. This figure includes the people... Read more

Government’s priorities are all wrong when it comes to spending revenue and stimulating economic growth

Wouter Wessels

(Parliamentary debate: Division of Revenue Amendment Bill)

The Division of Revenue Amendment Bill reflects the government's misguided priorities, seeing as no economy can grow or flourish while local government is being destroyed as towns and cities do not have power or water and infrastructure is ... Read more

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