Why is KZN’s Social Development department so keen to shut down children’s homes?

RATHER than assisting KwaZulu-Natal children’s homes to register, the province’s Social Development department appears intent on placing as many obstacles as possible in their path. Despite the growing number of orphans in the province, functioning children’s homes are being threatened with closure over the fact that they are not registered. Yet, they claim that their […]

Mtunzini mining: DA to challenge KZN Enviro Affairs decision

Democratic Alliance KwaZulu-Natal spokesperson on Conservation and Environmental Affairs, Radley Keys, MPP, said today that the DA in KZN will challenge a decision by the province’s Department of Environmental Affairs to allow controversial dune mining in the Mtunzini area, based on a Basic Assessment Report (BAR) – an abbreviated and far less accurate form of […]

Shembe Church visit

di and shemba church

  Thursday 19 July 2012, DA KZN Leader Sizwe Mchunu and senior party representatives including KZN Chairperson, Hanniff Hoosen, MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard, MP Alf Lees and MPP Johann Krog  visited members of the Shembe Church at their place of worship, eBuhleni, in Inanda. 

SASSA officials given 30 days to respond to the DA

phoenix march

SASSA officials have been given 30 days to respond to a memorandum delivered to the organization’s Phoenix office by the Democratic Alliance along with aggrieved community members denied their grants, failing which, the DA will take legal action.