Pieter Mulder asks for parliamentary debate on affirmative action

pieter_mulderDr. Pieter Mulder, leader of the Freedom Front Plus, yesterday asked for an urgent parliamentary debate on affirmative action to be held in Parliament.

According to Dr. Mulder, affirmative action is the basis of the South African government’s policy initiatives … Read the rest

What international community?

By Richard Haass. Whenever something bad happens – Iran moving closer to acquiring nuclear weapons, North Korea firing another missile, civilian deaths reaching another grim milestone in Syria’s civil war, satellites revealing an alarming rate of polar-ice melt – some … Read the rest

Pieter Mulder says protectorates Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland should be included in percentage black land

During a debate on the 1913 Land Act today, Dr. Pieter Mulder of the Freedom Front Plus said that the former British protectorates Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland should be included when calculating the percentage of black-owned land in South Africa. … Read the rest

Debate on land continues unabated in South Africa

“Nearly twenty years after the 1994 government change, the land debate is still one of the most emotional debates in South Africa,” Dr. Pieter Mulder, leader of the Freedom Front Plus and deputy minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries says.… Read the rest

South African govt. wants to study ‘distant past’

Government is forging a strategy to further the study of South Africa’s palaeontological and archaeological past, government spokesman Jimmy Manyi announced on Thursday.

Briefing media at Parliament in Cape Town following Cabinet’s fortnightly meeting the day before, he said the … Read the rest

‘I’m no racist’ – Pieter Mulder

Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder has defended his controversial remarks on land in an interview with the Sunday Independent.

Mulder, who is also the deputy minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, said recently that there was sufficient evidence that … Read the rest

Mulder rewriting history, say Young Communists

Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder is trying to rewrite history and suggest that settlers and colonialists found South Africa as a “house to let”, the Young Communist League of SA said on Sunday.

“The fact is that land was … Read the rest

Sunday Times editor attacks Pieter Mulder over land remark

The managing editor of the Sunday Times, Mondli Makhanya, has attacked Freedom Front leader Pieter Mulder over his remarks on South African land ownership. Makhanya entitled his weekly column,  Apartheid denialism drives a knife into belly of black SA and … Read the rest

DA says Pieter Mulder needs ‘history lesson’ on land

Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder needs to be reminded about the “real history” of South Africa, the DA said on Thursday.

“Instead of denying our history, as Mr Mulder does, we must do everything we can to ensure that … Read the rest