Media Releases

Emergency budget leaves country with more questions than answers

2020-06-24
Dr Pieter Groenewald

Today's so-called emergency or special adjustment appropriation budget that was announced by the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, does not really address the country's problems and leaves one with more questions than answers about the country's financial position.

South Africa's economy is on... Read more


Samwu’s salary demands are immoral

2020-06-23
Mnr. Michal Groenewald

The municipal workers' trade union, Samwu, has taken on the National Treasury in a press statement and is once again threatening to immobilise the country with a strike if salary demands are not met.

According to Samwu, a strike will commence if municipalities were to follow the Treasury's advice... Read more


Motoriste in Emfuleni se veiligheid bedreig met gesteelde padtekens, stukkende verkeersligte en dowwe padtekens

2020-06-23
Christo Smith

Die Emfuleni-plaaslike munisipaliteit (Evaton, Sebokeng, Vaal Oewer, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging) se verkeersnetwerk gaan daagliks agteruit wat padgebruikers se lewe in groot gevaar stel.

Talle verkeersligte funksioneer nie behoorlik nie, padtekens word gesteel en padtekens en strepe op die... Read more


According to Minister, government is paying Cuban doctors directly

2020-06-23
Dr Pieter Groenewald

Despite media reports to the contrary, the reply by the Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, to a parliamentary question by the FF Plus indicates that the Cuban doctors and field workers working in South Africa will receive their pay directly from the South African government.

Since the Cuban medical ... Read more


Unemployment was on the rise even before the pandemic

2020-06-23
Heloïse Denner

The latest unemployment rate for the first three months of 2020 comes as no surprise at 30,1%. The ANC government and its Department of Labour, whose mandate was expanded to include job creation, have failed to stimulate and promote job creation in the country.

It is extremely alarming that the... Read more


As was the case with HIV/Aids, the ANC government is failing as regards Covid-19

2020-06-23
Fanie du Toit

(Debate in NCOP)

As in the past, with the ANC government’s poor TB treatment and its initial fumble with HIV/Aids, which possibly caused 300 000 needless deaths, the government is now also failing the people of South Africa with the way in which it is handling Covid-19.

The government... Read more


Minister admits that state capture and corruption have weakened the economy

2020-06-23
Jaco Mulder

State capture and corruption have played a significant part in the decline of the South African economy and its economic prospects. This was the admission by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel, earlier today in response to a question by the FF Plus.

The Minister was asked whether he ... Read more


FF Plus votes against Gauteng provincial budget due to intensified discrimination under the guise of Covid-19

2020-06-23
Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus voted against the Gauteng provincial budget today because it is tainted by racism.

The previous budgets had the same shortcomings, but now the ANC government has intensified its racist policy on national and provincial level under the guise of limiting the effects of Covid-19 and the... Read more


Increase in farm attacks in Free State: Rural safety is absolutely vital

2020-06-22
Jan van Niekerk

The latest farm attack that was successfully warded off on Sunday the 21st of June 2020, in which the Parr couple was presumably attacked by five assailants on their farm just outside Tweespruit, is indicative of the benefits of organised safety structures.

Two assailants were fatally injured... Read more


FF Plus congratulates Transnet pensioners and legal team on the finalisation and settlement of court case

2020-06-22
Adv Anton Alberts

FF Plus wants to congratulate the Transnet pensioners and their legal team on the finalisation of the nine-year-long court case against Transnet. The North Gauteng High Court finally declared the settlement a court order today. The court order prepares the implementation of the settlement, which... Read more


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