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FF Plus welcomes action taken against toilet paper factory in Free State after FF Plus action

2020-02-27
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus welcomes the decision of the Moqhaka Local Municipality (Kroonstad, Renovaal, Steynsrus, Vierfontein, Viljoenskroon) in the Free State to close down the toilet paper factory that had been seriously polluting the Vals River and the cemetery of the Anglo-Boer War concentration camp in... Read more


Expansion and merit, not exclusivity, will grow South Africa’s economy

2020-02-27
Die Redaksie

Exclusivity and the ringfencing of South Africa's micro economy to keep others out is short-sighted and counterproductive. Merit and expansion, not marginalisation, must be the measures used to grow the economy.

Affirmative Action (AA) and Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) as well as all other... Read more


Massive crisis due to Compensation Commissioner’s incompetence

2020-02-26
Die Redaksie

A massive crisis has resulted from the Compensation Commissioner's sheer inability to administrate and pay out claims from medical practitioners and beneficiaries.

The crisis has reached a point where doctors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other medical as well as paramedical... Read more


Good and bad news in Budget Speech, but money is still being thrown down bottomless pits like the SAA and the Road Accident Fund

2020-02-26
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus welcomes the announcement made by the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, that there will be some relief for taxpayers, particularly as regards the adjustments in tax brackets for personal income tax.

It will offer taxpayers much-needed relief seeing as it will raise many people's... Read more


Health Institute Bill looks good on paper, but FF Plus has misgivings about certain aspects

2020-02-25
Die Redaksie

The National Public Health Institute of South Africa Bill seems to offer great benefits, but the FF Plus has misgivings about certain aspects, like the fact that the Minister has the power to appoint the Institute's board members.

The Bill aims to establish proper coordination between the National ... Read more


Besoedeling by Moqhaka in die Vrystaat: Konsentrasiekamp-begraafplaas sink weg in riool

2020-02-25
Die Redaksie

"Rioolbesoedeling by die plaaslike munisipaliteit Moqhaka (Kroonstad, Renovaal, Steynsrus, Vierfontein, Viljoenskroon) in die Vrystaat het so erg geraak dat die gedenkwaardige plaaslike Anglo-Boereoorlog-konsentrasiekamp in Kroonstad en in besonder die begraafplaasgedeelte daarvan, onder riool... Read more


FF Plus once again appeals to government to remove transformation and Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) from legislation

2020-02-25
Die Redaksie

Today during the debate on the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill, the FF Plus once again took a strong stance against transformation and Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) and insisted that it must be removed from existing legislation.

The party made it clear that its stance does not imply... Read more


International Mother Language Day: Language as medium of instruction also needs political clout

2020-02-21
Die Redaksie

 The FF Plus welcomes the international attention focused to the importance of mother tongues during today's observance of International Mother Language Day, particularly in the context of the numerous assaults on Afrikaans on almost all levels – from the language's educational and... Read more


FF Plus concerned about effectiveness of measures implemented to control foot-and-mouth disease in Limpopo

2020-02-20
Die Redaksie

Today during a meeting of the Limpopo Legislature's Committee for Agriculture, the FF Plus expressed its concerns about the effectiveness of the measures that are in place to control foot-and-mouth disease in the province.

The party also requested an urgent meeting with the MEC for Agriculture,... Read more


SONA 2020 a tragic reflection of the lack of accountability and leadership in government

2020-02-19
Die Redaksie

President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) was a great disappointment for most South Africans and offered a tragic reflection of the lack of respect, accountability, dignity and leadership particularly evident in the ruling party and the EFF.

The President was right about one... Read more


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