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    Traditional Leadership in KZN

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    The roles, responsibilities and funding of traditional leaders have always drawn controversy, and yet there has lacked any recall and clarity on these issues from legislation and government. The Democratic Alliance is in the process of compiling a Draft Policy document and position on Traditional Leadership in South Africa. We believe that Traditional Leadership should […]

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    FIRE KZN Health MEC

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, and his department have been found guilty of violating the rights of cancer patients to proper treatment at two of the province’s biggest public hospitals. Sign this petition to join our call for his removal. This comes after a damning report by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) into […]

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    Bokamoso 22 January 2016

    Friday, January 22, 2016

    Please watch the highlights of the speech that was delivered by Mmusi Maimane on Race and Identity in the DA and South Africa , on Tuesday 19 January at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg.

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    Bokamoso | 27 November 2015

    Tuesday, January 12, 2016

    Leonardo da Vinci said “Water is the driving force of all nature”. I would add that it is also the driving force of our food security, our health, our economy, and of our hope for the future. Where there is water, there is hope. When water dries up, hope dries up too. We cannot afford […]

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    BOKAMOSO | 08 January 2016

    Friday, January 8, 2016

    This is my first newsletter of 2016, a year which could be make-or-break for our democracy. I wish you and your family a happy, healthy, safe and prosperous year in this beautiful country of ours. This is an election year, and therefore a year in which each one of us has an important role to […]

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    SPECIAL EDITION BOKAMOSO

    Monday, December 14, 2015

    The events of the past week have been shocking and upsetting for many South Africans. The reckless and irrational decision by President Zuma to fire Nhlanhla Nene has already had drastic effects on our economy. Since Wednesday evening’s decision, the Rand has plummeted to record lows, investor confidence has further dampened and ratings agencies have […]

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    Bokamoso | 20 November 2015

    Friday, November 20, 2015

      The time has come for South Africans to put our country first and liberate ourselves from Zuma’s ANC. Experience across Africa shows that first we must be liberated, and then we must be liberated from the liberation movement. Eight years after becoming ANC President, Jacob Zuma now presides over an ANC showing all the […]

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    Bokamoso | 13 November 2015

    Friday, November 13, 2015

    Abraham Lincoln once said: “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Unfortunately, this is a test our President has failed. Jacob Zuma has been corrupted by power, and every day we are witnessing more and more of his true character. The story that put […]

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    Bokamoso | 16 October 2015

    Friday, October 16, 2015

    In my home language, Setswana, Bokamoso means “The Future”. I have called my weekly newsletter Bokamoso because the DA is determined to build a better future for all South Africans. A future of freedom, fairness and opportunity. This will only be possible if more people have the chance to participate in our economy. The current […]

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    Bokamoso 9 October 2015

    Friday, October 9, 2015

      I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood and I­ – I took the one less travelled by. And that has made all the difference. Robert Frost In our quest for a society based on freedom, fairness and opportunity, South Africans now face […]

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KZN News

Dr Rishigen Viranna
Nov
19

Sexual, physical and verbal abuse on the rise at KZN schools.

Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA spokesperson on Education Sexual, physical and verbal abuse on the rise at KZN schools.   A parliamentary reply to questions by the Democratic Alliance has revealed that the number of KwaZulu-Natal learners who are the victims of sexual or physical assault by teachers is on the […]

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Francois Rodgers
Nov
19

KZN facing projected R1.2 billion deficit

Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Finance KZN facing projected R1.2 billion deficit while Departments continue runaway spending   Mid-term hearings by KwaZulu-Natal’s Finance portfolio committee have revealed that the province is facing a massive projected deficit of almost R1.2 billion for the 2018/19 financial year. This as a result […]

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Dr Rishigen Viranna
Nov
15

Education MEC to account for misspent millions

Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA spokesperson on Education DA calls on Education MEC to account for misspent millions   The Democratic Alliance (DA) is deeply alarmed by the latest Auditor-General’s findings which show that KwaZulu-Natal’s Depart of Education (DoE) misspent millions, with almost R20 million in wasteful and fruitless expenditure and […]

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Nov
12

KZN SAPS ban

Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Leader KZN SAPS ban: DA holds break-through meeting with Acting Commissioner   The Democratic Alliance (DA) has today held a breakthrough meeting with KZN SAPS Acting Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Mkhwanazi, following the recent alleged banning of public representatives, including Members of the Provincial Legislature (MPLs), from access […]

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