SA farmers 'don't owe anyone anything'

2014-04-09 12:27

South African farmers are unwilling to finance half of land reform farms, because it is unjust and unfair, says an agriculture union.

8 Quotes: Opposition leaders at their worst

2014-03-27 20:13

Every SA politician has made a gaffe – be it taking on journalists, the ruling party or during a humorous moment in Parliament.


2014-03-13 08:32

The FF+'s Manifesto.

Bank stops political party funding

2014-02-24 16:56

Absa has announced that it has stopped all political donations, a move which will have a negative impact on smaller political parties.

FF+ wants EFF probe

2014-02-12 22:15

The IEC and the SAHRC have been asked to investigate claims by the FF+ that the EFF made inflammatory comments and incited violence against whites.

DA 'swallowing' other parties – FF Plus

2014-02-03 14:05

The DA’s "swallowing" of other parties results in many anti-ANC votes which would go to the Independent Democrats and Agang SA being lost, the FF Plus says.

5 opposition parties form coalition for 2014

2013-12-17 19:07

Five opposition parties have formed a coalition to contest the general elections next year.

Gauteng govt 'intrigued' about ads probe

2013-11-29 08:48

The Gauteng government is intrigued about reports that some political parties have approached the public protector and the Independent Electoral Commission about its advertising billboards.

Gigaba learnt nothing from boer comments - FF+

2013-11-18 23:07

FF Plus says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has learnt nothing from the controversy around ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa's "boers" comment.

Ramaphosa stuck in the dark ages - DA

2013-11-11 22:19

The DA says reported remarks by ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa about not returning "boers" to power show how much he is stuck in the dark ages.

Jansen wrong - FF Plus

2013-10-02 17:17

Free State University rector Jonathan Jansen is wrong if he pleads that all school education in South Africa should be in English, FF Plus leader Pieter Mulder says.

SA hopes to bolster US exports

2013-09-17 20:05

Discussions with a US delegation relating to increasing agricultural imports have been successful, says Agriculture Deputy Minister Pieter Mulder.

ANC calls for tax on fallow farm land

2013-06-20 21:58

Newly-appointed ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani has called for farmers to pay tax on all fallow land and for a ceiling to be placed on land ownership.

Mulder: Proof is in the pudding

2013-02-27 17:28

The implementation of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget will be the litmus test to judge its success, Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder says.

Mulder: Zuma must bring certainty, hope

2013-02-13 16:58

President Jacob Zuma must use his State of the Nation address to bring South Africans certainty and hope for the future, FF Plus leader Pieter Mulder says.

ANC shows its intolerance - FXI

2013-01-22 22:53

The ANC's criticism of FNB's "You Can Help Campaign" videos shows intolerance, the Freedom of Expression Institute says.

Calls for action after top six results

2012-12-18 17:46

The ANC Youth League and Eastern Cape branch has congratulated the ANC's newly-elected leaders.

SA moving away from 'win-win solution'

2012-09-24 16:21

South Africans should find a win-win solution in situations where differences about cultural heritage and recognition develop in communities, the Freedom Front Plus has said.

Mulder blows R500 000 on flights

2012-08-01 14:31

Deputy Minister Pieter Mulder spent nearly R500 000 on flights over 22 months, but his spokesperson says despite trying save money, Mulder is obligated to use a specific contracted travel agent.

ANC didn't learn from the past - FF Plus

2012-06-16 18:22

The ANC did not learn any lessons from the past, particularly from the 1976 youth uprising, the Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder says.

Mulder: Land reform debate needed

2012-06-07 13:43

The debate on land reform should be opened up to provide certainty to concerned commercial farmers, says Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder.

Talks with Afrikaners frank, open - ANC

2012-05-09 07:23

Discussions with Afrikaner organisations were frank and open and identified a number of priority areas which need discussion and debate, the ANC says.

Voortrekker Monument gets heritage status

2012-03-16 15:43

Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile has formally declared the Voortrekker monument in Pretoria a national heritage site, saying this is an important step towards reconciliation.

Mulder: I am no racist

2012-02-26 14:36

Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder has defended his controversial remarks on land in an interview with a leading newspaper.

The historical amnesia of Pieter Mulder

2012-02-21 14:15

Pieter Mulder has provided South Africans with a textbook example of the kind of historical amnesia that has befallen some white South Africans, says Pierre De Vos.


Cosatu backs 50% farm stake for workers

2014-04-09 05:30

A proposal pushing for workers to get a 50% stake in farms is a move in the right direction, says the Congress of SA Trade Unions.

Elections 2014: FF+ tops ballot list

2014-03-19 13:26

The Freedom Front Plus will top the 2014 general elections ballot paper, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said.

FF+ launches election manifesto

2014-03-09 21:00

The Freedom Front Plus has launched its election manifesto in Pretoria, it said in a statement.

Opposition parties pan Zuma address

2014-02-13 22:31

President Jacob Zuma has taken flak from various opposition parties after his State of the Nation address, especially on the jobs issue.

DA: Zuma must be bold

2014-02-11 16:57

President Jacob Zuma needs to announce a bold turnaround plan to help the country's unemployed, says the DA.

5 opposition parties form coalition for 2014

2013-12-18 09:42

Five opposition parties have formed a coalition to contest the general elections next year.

Mulder: Few men realise their dreams

2013-12-09 17:30

Few men get to live out their dreams in their own lifetime, Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder has said.

ANC adverts 'a threat to democracy'

2013-11-27 21:43

The FF Plus says the Gauteng province's advertising boards in the ANC colours is a threat to the country's democracy.

Ramaphosa racist - FF Plus

2013-11-11 20:42

Reported remarks by ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa about "boers" returning to power were racist and would not be dismissed lightly, the FF Plus says.

FFPlus: Heritage day an opportunity for all

2013-09-24 20:18

Heritage Day is an opportunity to acknowledge the rich variety of cultures and heritage in South Africa, the FFPlus has said.

Parties urge protection of women, children

2013-08-10 11:01

Political parties have called on government to do more to protect women and children.

FF Plus welcomes tax increase

2013-02-27 21:41

The Freedom Front Plus welcomed the absence of drastic tax increases to supplement a deficit in the national Budget Speech.

Questions over land reform timing

2013-02-20 16:55

The government's announcement that land claims from before 1913 will be re-opened has created huge expectations, says Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder.

New farm wage sets precedent - union

2013-02-04 17:09

The new minimum wage for farmworkers, announced by Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant, has set a precedent for protests in other sectors, says TAU SA.

Zuma win brings blend of happiness, cynicism

2012-12-18 22:01

A blend of happiness and cynicism has greeted Jacob Zuma's re-election as ANC president at the party's national conference in Mangaung.

Farmworker jobs on the line

2012-11-21 13:39

The farmworker protest over wages will leave the farmers with two choices: bankruptcy or staff cuts, says Deputy Agriculture Minister Pieter Mulder.

Mine shooting: DA wants accountability

2012-08-21 18:21

It is time for difficult and painful questions about the shooting at Lonmin's Marikana mine in the North West, DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

Bill: New vets must do community service in SA

2012-08-01 11:48

Newly graduated South African veterinarians will not be able to qualify until they have performed a year of compulsory community service in South Africa, draft legislation before Parliament states.

Land reform debate needed: Mulder

2012-06-07 13:47

The debate on land reform should be opened up to provide some certainty to commercial farmers who are thinking about fleeing the country, says Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder.

Spear not about race - Mulder

2012-05-30 21:56

An uproar over a painting depicting President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed is not about race, Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder says.

Phosa: Afrikaans bodies worried

2012-05-08 22:40

Afrikaners are worried about the state of governance in South Africa, ANC treasurer general Mathews Phosa says.

'Banning' ANCYL empowers right - Malema

2012-02-26 21:09

The banning of a "radical voice" within the ANC has boosted the confidence of rightwing leaders who believe that black people have no share in the land, suspended ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema says.

Farmers call for Mulder's head

2012-02-21 19:36

Deputy Agriculture Minister Pieter Mulder is not fit for office and he should do the honourable thing and resign, says a farmers’ group.

No abandoning land reform, Mantashe says

2012-02-20 22:24

Dropping the land reform question from the government's agenda would be betraying the ANC's history, the party's secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

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