Media Releases

Swift and firm action must be taken to subdue unrest and violence

Dr Pieter Groenewald

The unrest and violence sweeping across South Africa is unacceptable. Swift and firm action is needed to put an end to it. Emotions are running high and as leader of the FF Plus, I implore everyone in the country to remain calm and not to do anything irresponsible.

It is clear that criminal... Read more

Empower police officers to put a stop to violent attacks on infrastructure, vehicles and businesses

Kobus Hoffman

The FF Plus has urgently requested the Gauteng Police Commissioner, Lt.-Gen. Elias Mawela, to equip police officers with enough firearms, ammunition and vehicles to enable them to bring the current violent riots under control.

The FF Plus has also asked the Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Faith... Read more

Ramaphosa’s apparent indifference towards unrest is disappointing

Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus will fully support any and all attempts at halting the current wave of anarchy and violence sweeping across the country. In the party's view, though, it is a big problem that President Cyril Ramaphosa is constantly taking reactive instead of proactive action.

He stated that the... Read more

Ramaphosa must step in and publicly condemn the violent riots and destruction of property

Dr Pieter Groenewald

The current events in the country, characterised by violence, protests and the destruction of property, are totally unacceptable and could lead to utter anarchy.

As leader of the FF Plus, I am urgently calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to publicly condemn this conduct as well as on the... Read more

ANC far from winning the fight to amend Section 25 of the Constitution

Dr Corné Mulder

The ANC has not yet won the fight to amend Section 25 of the Constitution so as to make expropriation without compensation possible and the FF Plus is now calling on the public to stand with the party to ensure that it does not happen.

Today in the multiparty parliamentary Section 25 Ad Hoc... Read more

Zuma behind bars shows that he has no more political power

Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus welcomes the fact that former President Jacob Zuma has turned himself over to the police. He has clearly realised that he no longer has any political power and his initial bravado was just a smokescreen.

The question on everyone's mind is whether he is going to serve his time in an... Read more

Groen Skerpioene besoek Emfuleni na klag van VF Plus

Gerda Senekal

Die VF Plus het Dinsdag die Groen Skerpioene van die Gautengse departement van omgewingsake vergesel tydens ‘n ondersoek na omgewingsbesoedeling, gesondheidsgevare, onwettige storting van gevaarlike afval en die vryelike vloei van onverwerkte riool na die Vaalrivier.

Die VF Plus het in Mei... Read more

FF Plus welcomes announcement that blue and green drop audits at municipalities will be re-instituted

Mnr. Michal Groenewald

The FF Plus welcomes the announcement by the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) that the quality of municipalities' water and their management thereof will be audited once again and that municipal officials guilty of polluting water sources will be held accountable.

This announcement follows ... Read more

Free State pays for expensive Cuban doctors while local doctors are jobless

Armand Cloete

The 16 Cuban doctors who have been deployed in the Free State are costing tax payers R17 million per year, while there are many South African doctors available to fill those positions.

In response to a question by the FF Plus in the Free State Legislature, the Free State MEC for Health, Margaret... Read more

Kabeldiefstal veroorsaak brand by Munic-substasie in Vanderbijlpark

Gerda Senekal

Voortslepende kabeldiefstal in die Emfuleni-plaaslike munisipaliteit (Evaton, Sebokeng, Vaal Oewer, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging) het gelei tot 'n ernstige kortsluiting en brand by die Munic-substasie in Vanderbijlpark wat die dorp sedert Maandagaand sonder krag gelaat het.

Die Munic-substasie is... Read more

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