Media Releases

Tension rising in Prieska about mining activities: FF Plus concerned about economic repercussions

2021-05-10
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

Over the past few weeks, Prieska in the Northern Cape frequently made headlines in the news because residents are unhappy about the resumption of copper mining activities at Copperton, just outside Prieska. The FF Plus is concerned that tensions will keep rising and destabilise the usually peaceful ... Read more


FF Plus in Gauteng strongly condemns attacks on emergency service personnel

2021-05-10
Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus strongly condemns last Friday's incident in which two emergency service personnel were assaulted and robbed in the Dukathole informal settlement in Germiston.

One of the paramedics was wounded while tending to an injured patient at the scene. Both emergency personnel had to be admitted ... Read more


Memoriam sewage crisis in Mangaung resolved after continued pressure from FF Plus

2021-05-10
Adriaan de Bruyn

After continued pressure from the FF Plus, the Mangaung Metro Municipality (Bloemfontein, Dewetsdorp, Soutpan, Van Stadensrus and Wepener) finally made the necessary repairs to address the serious sewage leakage at the Memoriam Cemetery.

Due to a lack of oversight and maintenance, garbage bags and ... Read more


Parliamentary Committee on Cooperative Governance pays visit to Vryburg sewage plant on FF Plus’s insistence

2021-05-07
Mnr. Michal Groenewald

Yesterday during an oversight visit to the Ruth Mompati District Municipality, the Parliamentary Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) paid a visit to the Vryburg sewage plant after the FF Plus insisted on it.

The visit once again shone the spotlight on the terrible... Read more


FF Plus initiates legal proceedings against Mangaung Metro due to garbage disposal crisis

2021-05-07
Wouter Wessels

The FF Plus sent a lawyer's letter to the city manager of the Mangaung Metro Municipality (Bloemfontein, Dewetsdorp, Soutpan, Van Stadensrus, Wepener), adv Tankiso Mea, earlier today demanding, among other things, that the details of possible solutions and contingency plans to address the garbage... Read more


FF Plus exposes fraud and corruption at fresh produce market in Matlosana

2021-05-07
Mnr. Michal Groenewald

During today's oversight visit that the Parliamentary Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) paid to the Matlosana Municipality (Klerksdorp, Orkney, Stilfontein and Hartbeestfontein), the FF Plus submitted documents to the Committee indicating large-scale fraud and... Read more


FF Plus enquires about tax money wasted on unsuccessful agricultural projects in Gauteng

2021-05-05
Me. Amanda de Lange

The wasting of tax money on unsuccessful agricultural projects in Gauteng must not be tolerated and, therefore, the FF Plus has asked the Gauteng MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Parks Tau, why the Gauteng government did not intervene to stop the deterioration of the agripark in... Read more


VF Plus-Kimberley aan Sol Plaatje: “Gebruik virtuele platforms vir openbare skakeling met gemeenskap”

2021-05-04
Kobus van den Berg

In 'n ope brief aan die burgemeester, Patrick Mabilo en waarnemende munisipale bestuurder, Boy Dhluwayo, van die Sol Plaatje-plaaslike munisipaliteit, vra die VF Plus in Kimberley 'n zoom-vergadering aan as deel van die munisipaliteit se skakeling met inwoners.

Munisipaliteite word deur die wet... Read more


Mafube: Free State government gives up

2021-05-04
Heloïse Denner

The Free State executive authority's decision to terminate the Section 139 intervention at the Mafube Local Municipality (Frankfort, Tweeling, Villiers and Cornelia) serves as further proof that the ANC government is utterly unable to provide proper leadership on provincial level and to prevent the ... Read more


VF Plus wys op gebreke in Rustenburg se geïntegreerde ontwikkelingsplan

2021-05-04
Abrie Rootman

Die VF Plus in Rustenburg het Vrydag skriftelik insette gelewer oor die voorgestelde geïntegreerde ontwikkelingsplan (Gop) vir 2021/2022 van die Rustenburg-plaaslike munisipaliteit. Die VF Plus het verskeie leemtes in die plan uitgewys en het konkrete voorstelle gemaak om dienslewering in die... Read more


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