Media Releases

Gauteng province intervenes after Eskom seizes Emfuleni’s moveable assets

2020-03-18
Me. Amanda de Lange

The FF Plus welcomes the intervention of the Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Lebogang Maile, at the Emfuleni Local Municipality (Evaton, Sebokeng, Vaal Oewer, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging) after negotiations between struggling municipalities and Eskom.

The... Read more


No stone must be left unturned to apprehend murderers of Hawks investigator

2020-03-18
Mnr. Werner Weber

The FF Plus expresses its deepest condolences to the next of kin of Lt. Col. Leroy Bruwer of The Hawks who was shot and killed in an ambush-assassination earlier this week and insists that no stone must be left unturned to apprehend his murderers.

Lt. Col. Bruwer was an outstanding officer and... Read more


FF Plus honours the role that British Settlers played in the development of South Africa

2020-03-17
Dr Corné Mulder

Today, 17 March 2020, marks the 200th commemoration of the arrival of the first of approximately 4000 British settlers in South Africa and the FF Plus wants to pay tribute to the role that they played in the development of the country.

In 1819, the British government received more than 90 000... Read more


Bloemwater wants to reduce water supply amid coronavirus pandemic

2020-03-17
Dévar Smit

In response to the announcement by Bloemwater that it wants to reduce the water supply to the Mangaung Metro Municipality from the 10th of April 2020, the FF Plus demands that action must be taken to stop the planned water supply reduction.

Without proper water supply, residents will not be able... Read more


FF Plus welcomes decision to cut short parliamentary session

2020-03-17
Dr Corné Mulder

The Freedom Front Plus welcomes the decision by the parliamentary chief whips’ forum on Tuesday to cut short the parliamentary session in line with the measures outlined by President Cyril Ramaphosa to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

All non-essential gatherings of more... Read more


FF Plus welcomes measures to combat Coronavirus; calls on all South Africans to cooperate

2020-03-15
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus welcomes the measures that President Cyril Ramaphosa announced today to combat the spread of the Coronavirus in South Africa and calls on all South Africans to stand together in the face of a disease that could have disastrous consequences for the country and the world.

The ban on... Read more


Coronavirus: Cabinet must take action with regard to sporting events and open borders

2020-03-14
Philip van Staden

The FF Plus is of the opinion that the South African government must take steps to protect South Africans against the Coronavirus by temporarily cancelling all sporting events and must consider closing the country's borders.

It would be prudent seeing as approximately 97 worldwide sporting events... Read more


Mangaung: Rampdienste en klinieke bekommer

2020-03-14
Adriaan de Bruyn

Die VF Plus is bekommerd oor die stand van nooddienste en gesondheidsorg in die Mangaung-metro-munisipaliteit.

Drie van die sewe brandweerstasies in die metro is na bewering weens personeeltekorte gesluit. Die vraag ontstaan ook of die klinieke binne die metro die vermoë het om moontlike... Read more


Disability: Focus on ability rather than disability

2020-03-13
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

The FF Plus recently participated in the debate on the report issued by the South African Human Rights Commission on the 'Status of Children with Disabilities in South Africa.' The report focused specifically on children with severe intellectual disabilities.

The FF Plus's standpoint with regard... Read more


Higher education a reflection of the situation in South Africa

2020-03-13
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

The Department of Higher Education's quarterly report for 2019 is a micro version of what is going on in South Africa as a whole.

Many of the planned outcomes for the period (April to July) were not achieved. The worst is the maintenance programme where a mere 2,7% of the annual budget was spent... Read more


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