Media Releases

Human Rights Day: Corona shows how important it is to stand together and respect one another

2020-03-20
Dr Pieter Groenewald

Human Rights Day is a reminder for all the people of South Africa that everyone's human rights must be respected regardless of race, gender, religion, age, language or culture. It is imperative for everyone to realise this and live their lives accordingly.

There can be no realisation of human... Read more


FF Plus condemns latest farm murder in Limpopo

2020-03-20
Marcelle Maritz

The latest farm attack and murder that took place near Mookgopong (Naboomspruit), Limpopo, makes it clear that this type of crime must be declared a priority crime and must be treated as such.

Mr Alwyn van Zyl (79) and his wife René were attacked in the early morning hours by six... Read more


Millions lost to theft in government abalone storage, FF Plus discovers

2020-03-19
Mnr. Piet Mey

A staggering R40m has been lost due to the theft of abalone from government storage facilities in the last nine years, the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, has disclosed in reply to a parliamentary question.

Of the 681 tons of abalone confiscated from poachers in... Read more


Corona: Government must step in and offer support to individuals and businesses by means of temporary debt relief

2020-03-19
Jaco Mulder

The FF Plus is requesting the Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel, to use the powers he has in terms of the current national state of disaster and consult with credit providers, like banks, to offer individuals and businesses in particular a so-called repayment holiday of four to six... Read more


FF Plus welcomes reduction of interest rate, particular amid corona crisis

2020-03-19
Jaco Mulder

 

In light of the stranglehold that the corona pandemic has on the South African economy, which was already in a serious crisis, the FF Plus welcomes the Reserve Bank's announcement that the interest rate will be reduced by one percentage point.

The reduction alone, however, does not offer... Read more


VF Plus versoek Rand West-munisipaliteit om begraafplase te onderhou

2020-03-19
Charles Brough

Die VF Plus het die Rand West-plaaslike munisipaliteit (Randfontein, Westonaria) versoek om dringend aandag te skenk aan die onderhoud van die Westonaria- en Greenhills-begraafplase ná die party oorval is met klagtes van bekommerde inwoners wat weens die terrein se toestand feitlik nie die... Read more


VF Plus dien klagte in by MRK en Groen Skerpioene oor rioolbesoedeling in Ellisras

2020-03-19
Marcelle Maritz

Die VF Plus het ‘n klag by die Menseregtekommissie (MRK) en Groen Skerpioene ingedien teen die Lephalale-plaaslike munisipaliteit (Ellisras) vir die storting van riool en besoedeling van die Mogol-rivier. Hierdie klag sal gevoeg word by die lys van klagte wat die VF Plus teen ander... Read more


Moord op egpaar in Bethal, Mpumalanga skok

2020-03-19
Mnr. Werner Weber

Die VF Plus spreek sy innige meegevoel uit met die naasbestaandes van dr. Hannes en mev. Ibel Beukes wat Woensdag 18 Maart 2020 vermoor gevind is in Bethal, Mpumalanga.

Dr. Beukes, ‘n afgetrede predikant en sy vrou, Ibel, is in die kattebak van hul motor naby Bethaldam gevind toe ‘n... Read more


VF Plus gaan Gauteng-wetgewer se veelparty-vrouekomitee versoek om saam te staan teen geweld teen vroue en kinders

2020-03-18
Me. Amanda de Lange

Die VF Plus gaan die Gautengse wetgewer se veelparty-vrouekomitee nader om misdrywe teen vroue en kinders te ondersoek en om in samewerking met ander organisasies, druk toe te pas vir swaarder strawwe en geen parool vir oortreders nie.

Verskeie rolspelers in die Suid-Afrikaanse vervolgings- en... Read more


Corona: Public can help to limit damage

2020-03-18
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The coronavirus is a common enemy threatening all South Africans and we should, therefore, join hands to limit the damage it could do.

The FF Plus welcomes the open and honest way in which the government discussed the domestic extent of the coronavirus pandemic with opposition parties. It shows... Read more


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