Scores sign up for DA membership

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On Saturday 26th January the scenic mountainous area of uMzinyathi was a bustling hive of activity  as locals came out in droves to witness DA leaders welcome new members into the fold. DA KZN provincial leader Sizwe Mchunu, his deputy Francois Rodgers and national DA leader Helen Zille did not allow the overcast weather to […]

KZN deserves a full time Premier

Reports that KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Zweli Mkhize, will continue in this role until after the 2014 election, spell bad news for a province in desperate need of a full time, hands-on Premier. The news comes after Mkhize was elected treasurer general of the African National Congress at its national elective conference in Mangaung last month. According […]

Confusion Multiplies

Comments made recently by President Zuma that businesses that support the ANC will see their profits ‘multiply’ have rightly caused widespread alarm given the common public perception that corruption is rampant and that government tenders are rigged to favour party insiders. This is why it is imperative for the continued confidence of investors that the President […]

30% of KZN’s cops don’t have drivers’ licences

More than 30 percent of KwaZulu-Natal police officers, including high ranking personnel such as Colonels, Majors, Lieutenant Colonels and Captains, are without drivers licences despite the nature of the job. The figure forms the basis of a parliamentary reply by provincial Community Safety MEC, Willies Mchunu to questions posed by the DA and reveals that […]

DA KZN: Provincial leadership must act following reports of political intimidation and interference at FET College

The Democratic Alliance calls on KwaZulu-Natal’s ANC leadership to urgently intervene and rein in students at Plessislaer College, in Imbali, following reports of intimidation and political interference since the enrolment process began on Monday. The situation has been brought to the attention of the DA by prospective parents who claim that they are being barred […]