Media Releases

Funding of political parties: Pressure from FF Plus helps to promote transparency

2021-01-22
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the amended Political Party Funding Act will come into effect on the 1st of April 2021. The FF Plus played a leading role in bringing this about.

The amendments were necessary to promote transparency with regard to the funding of... Read more


Covid-19 takes the life of stalwart firefighter and member of the CPF in Vanderbijlpark

2021-01-22
Gerda Senekal

The FF Plus in the Emfuleni Local Municipality (Evaton, Sebokeng, Vaal Oewer, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging) expresses its deepest sympathy to the next of kin of Mr Willem Gouws, firefighter and member of the Community Policing Forum (CPF) in Vanderbijlpark, who died of Covid-19 on Thursday... Read more


Provinces, private institutions must be involved in distribution of Covid-19 vaccines

2021-01-21
Dr Corné Mulder

The reasons provided by the Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, for why the central government will be solely responsible for the procurement and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines are no more than a feeble attempt to disguise the ANC's megalomania and in addition, they are juridically and... Read more


FF Plus expresses condolences on the death of Jackson Mthembu

2021-01-21
Dr Pieter Groenewald

As leader of the FF Plus, I would like to express sincere condolences on behalf of the party to the next of kin of Mr Jackson Mthembu, who reportedly passed away today from Covid-19 related complications.

The FF Plus also wants to sympathise with the ANC where Mr Mthembu was a hard worker and true ... Read more


Government’s sole right to vaccines problematic

2021-01-19
Philip van Staden

The FF Plus wants to warn that the government's sole right to procure and distribute vaccines against Covid-19 could be problematic in light of the extensive corruption, in which various ANC politicians and officials are implicated, that occurred last year with the procurement of personal... Read more


Metsimaholo: Verkwiste uitgawes terwyl daar geen besteding op infrastruktuur is

2021-01-19
Theo du Toit

Die huidige politieke onstabiliteit in die Metsimaholo-plaaslike munisipaliteit (Sasolburg, Deneysville, Oranjeville) is weereens ‘n bewys dat die ANC/SAKP-koalisieregering geen erns het met die verantwoordelike besteding van openbare fondse en die welstand van inwoners nie.

Dit word bewys... Read more


Free State farm attack shows that police do not take rural safety seriously

2021-01-19
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The incident that transpired over the weekend in which an elderly farm manager was attacked near Zastron in the Free State and the local police did not have a vehicle available to visit the scene of the crime proves that the police service is not serious about rural safety.

It appears as if the... Read more


Forcing independent schools to close will be unlawful

2021-01-18
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

Mr Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng MEC for Education, will overstep the bounds of his power if he tries to force the independent school Helpmekaar College in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, to follow the Department of Basic Education's new calendar. Lesufi announced that he will pay a visit to the school today ... Read more


Rand Water reduces water supply to Secunda due to non-payment by Govan Mbeki Municipality

2021-01-18
Aranda Nel-Buitendag

The reduction in the water supply to Secunda in the Govan Mbeki Local Municipality (Bethal, Charl Cilliers, Embalenhle, Evander, Kinross, Leandra, Secunda, Trichardt) is the direct result of non-payment to Rand Water. Allegedly the adjusted Covid-19 lockdown regulations have contributed to the fact ... Read more


FF Plus pays oversight visit to Randfontein – MEC must intervene to prevent further deterioration

2021-01-18
Me. Amanda de Lange

The FF Plus has asked the Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Lebogang Maile, to intervene at Randfontein and help find a solution to the town's problems, which include inaccessible roads and sewage bubbling up out of manholes.

The FF Plus paid an oversight... Read more


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