Media Releases

Eiendomswaardasies in Tshwane-metro word buitensporig verhoog

2020-09-18
Awie Erasmus

Die VF Plus in die Tshwane-metroraad het verskeie klagte oor die eiendomswaardasierol van die Tshwane-metro ontvang wat dui op groot ongerymdhede.

Sommige inwoners se eiendomwaardasies het met tot 400% verhoog wat, gegewe die huidige ekonomiese omstandighede, totaal buitensporig is. Dié... Read more


VF Plus-Limpopo dien klag in by NDBV oor onaanvaarbare toestande by Mara-navorsingstasie

2020-09-18
Marcelle Maritz

Die VF Plus in Limpopo het vandag, na ‘n oorsigbesoek van die Limpopo-wetgewer se landbou-komitee, ‘n klag ingedien by die Nasionale Dierebeskermingsvereniging (NDBV) oor die onaanvaarbare toestande waaronder vee by die Mara-navorsingstasie buite Makhado (Louis Trichardt), aangehou... Read more


Sewage has been flowing through Postmasburg for years and apparently, it does not bother the Tsantsabane Municipality at all

2020-09-17
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

The Tsantsabane Municipality has for years overlooked the serious sewage problems in Postmasburg, one of the fastest growing mining towns in the country.

It falls in the region delimited by Kuruman, Kathu, Daniëlskuil and Postmasburg – an area where the economy has been booming for... Read more


Attack on horses absolutely revolting

2020-09-17
Mnr. Piet Mey

This morning's incident in which a horse was hacked to death and various other horses were injured by dissatisfied workers of the Fairview Racecourse in Port Elizabeth is incomprehensible, inexcusable and absolutely revolting.

The media reports that according to allegations, the dismissal of one... Read more


Setsoto-munisipaliteit se nalatigheid lei tot beurtwater

2020-09-17
Die Redaksie

Politieke faksiegevegte en swak beplanning het gelei tot beurtwater in Marquard en Clocolan in die Setsoto-plaaslike munisipaliteit.

Alhoewel Setsoto deeglik bewus is van jaarlikse reënvalpatrone en gepaardgaande lae damvlakke en droogte, is dié ANC-beheerde munisipaliteit nie daartoe... Read more


Outsource medication to pharmacies to help the sick and elderly

2020-09-17
Mnr. Peter Marais

The Western Cape Department of Health must outsource chronic medication to pharmacies to help the sick and elderly who are not able to stand in queues for hours on end to get their medication.

The FF Plus proposed this plan during a health committee meeting of the Western Cape Legislature.

The FF ... Read more


South Africans must unapologetically celebrate their identities and heritage

2020-09-17
Fanie du Toit

(NCOP debate: Heritage Day)

The Constitution is clear that South Africa belongs to all who live in it, united in our diversity which is why the FF Plus urges all South Africans - be proud for who and what you are. Be proud to be brown, be proud to be black be proud to be white.

South Africa is... Read more


Eskom farms: Matjhabeng should have sold the land long ago already

2020-09-16
Armand Cloete

While the ANC and EFF are frequently blaming commercial farmers for the land issue in South Africa, it has become evident that the government owns much land which is neither being used for housing nor ensuring food security.

The agreement entered into by the Matjhabeng Local Municipality and... Read more


Covid-19: Economic recovery now more important than extended lockdown

2020-09-16
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The move to Level One of the national Covid-19 lockdown was to be expected, but what South Africa needs now is economic recovery and not unnecessary lockdown regulations. The FF Plus still holds the view that all restrictions must be lifted, with certain exceptions.

There are understandably some... Read more


Pressure from FF Plus results in payment of R95 million to Eskom to increase power supply to Bethal

2020-09-15
Die Redaksie

Despite the non-payment of the Govan Mbeki Local Municipality (Bethal, Charl Cilliers, Embalenhle, Evander, Kinross, Leandra, Secunda, Trichardt) to Eskom and the detrimental consequences thereof for residents, there seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel for Bethal because the Gert Sibande... Read more


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