Media Releases

Derde plaasaanval in 24 uur in die Vrystaat

2021-11-30
Jan van Niekerk

Drie plaasaanvalle binne 24 uur in die Vrystaat maak dit opnuut duidelik dat landelike beveiliging nie ʼn prioriteit vir die ANC-regering is nie.

In die jongste voorval is Christiaan van Tonder, ʼn jong boer van Lindley vermoor. Dit volg kort op ʼn aanval gisteraand op die Venter-gesin van Bothaville ... Read more


Higher rates and taxes will not bring about economy recovery

2021-11-30
Wouter Wessels

(Parliamentary debate)

Higher rates and taxes will not bring about economic recovery in South Africa. The time has come for the government to realise that taxes must be earned, not just collected without consideration.

An example of where levying unreasonable taxes is counterproductive to growing ... Read more


Rooi ligte flikker vir demokrasie met ANC se ontwrigtende optrede met verkiesing van ampsdraers in munisipale rade

2021-11-29
Me. Amanda de Lange

Die rooi ligte flikker vir die voortbestaan van demokrasie na die ontwrigtende optrede van ANC-raadslede met die verkiesing van opgewentelde raadslede uit plaaslike munisipaliteite na distriksmunisipaliteite en ander ampsdraers soos hoofswepe.

Chaos het verlede week uitgebreek by munisipale... Read more


Omicron: Previous draconian restrictions have destroyed economy to such an extent that imposing further restrictions is basically not an option

2021-11-28
Wouter Wessels

The FF Plus welcomes the fact that a higher lockdown level was not announced; South Africa simply cannot afford it due to the severe damage caused to the country's economy by the previous stringent lockdown regulations.

This was evident in the desperate pleas from the alcohol industry, among... Read more


Municipalities in Mpumalanga owe Eskom billions

2021-11-26
Werner Weber

The shocking state of South Africa's municipalities, which is a major contributing factor to Eskom's financial problems, is clearly illustrated by the fact that the debt owed to Eskom by just ten municipalities in Mpumalanga amounts to a staggering R12,5 billion.

The FF Plus recently uncovered... Read more


President’s reply regarding energy: Circumstances are compelling government to do what FF Plus has been insisting on all along

2021-11-25
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

During a question-and-answer session in the National Assembly today, President Cyril Ramaphosa took a stance on energy that the FF Plus has been advocating for many years. And although the party would like to believe that the President has finally come around to its point of view, the truth is more ... Read more


Exploration for gas and oil along the Wild Coast: Changes in circumstances justify revoking environmental permission

2021-11-24
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

The controversial exploration process for oil and gas, with which the international oil company Shell wants to commence along the Wild Coast, should be subjected to an environmental impact study once again. When permission was initially granted in 2013, the Department of Environmental Affairs was... Read more


Gauteng residents are at the mercy of criminals

2021-11-24
Kobus Hoffman

It seems that Gauteng residents are at the mercy of criminals, based on the police's latest quarterly report on crime statistics for the period of July to September, which was recently released.

During the announcement of the province's crime statistics, the Gauteng Police Commissioner, Lt.-Gen.... Read more


Law on firearms control is still pending: FF Plus is keeping a close eye on the process

2021-11-24
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The Firearms Control Draft Amendment Bill is still pending and the FF Plus expects that it will not be finalised before the end of this year, for several different reasons.

One of these reasons is the steady stream of objections in the form of petitions and submissions received from about 170 000... Read more


FF Plus requests intervention to prevent sewage dumping in White River Nature Reserve

2021-11-23
Freddy Robertson

The FF Plus in the Mbombela Local Municipality (Mbombela/Nelspruit, Barberton, Hazyview, Kaapschehoop, Skukuza, White River) has approached the Green Scorpions of the Mpumalanga provincial Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs to investigate sewage dumping in the White River Nature... Read more


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