DA KZN: DoH must evacuate Osindisweni Hospital without delay


Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   The DA calls on KZN’s Department of Health to take immediate steps to evacuate Osindisweni Hospital near Verulam, until such time as its electricity supply is fully restored. The move follows reports that the hospital has been without electricity since Wednesday, […]

Sacred Heart learners go 22 months without water, electricity


Democratic Alliance press statement by Tim Brauteseth DA Constituency head: North Central Durban Today I have written to the KZN MEC for Education, Peggy Nkonyeni asking her to intervene in the sad and disappointing situation happening at Sacred Heart Secondary School at Verulam. Since March 2014 this school has not had water or electricity supply. This […]

DA welcomes long overdue publication of National Housing Needs Register


Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Gumbi, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Human Settlement   THE DA in KZN welcomes the long overdue publication of a National Housing Needs Register (NHNR) aimed at ridding the province’s housing allocation process of endemic corruption and political interference. We sincerely hope that this register, which also offers the public […]

Historic mass ANC defection to DA in Richmond


Democratic Alliance Press Statement by Zwakele Mncwango KZN Leader of the Democratic Alliance   Today the Democratic Alliance made history in welcoming 200 former ANC members into the DA in Richmond KZN, including ANC Branch Executive Committee members, former councillor and Ward Co-ordinators. Richmond has been wracked by three decades of political violence, including kidnappings and […]

BOKAMOSO | Let’s find each other again


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.

DA calls for an intervention on death road in Ntuzuma


Democratic Alliance press statement by Cllr. Hlengiwe Biyela DA Councillor: North Central   The Democratic Alliance acknowledges with great concern another untimely death in Ntuzuma due to excessive speed. The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini have written to the Traffic Calming department asking them to conduct an assessment to establish the feasibility of speed humps near Ithendele […]

ANC deceiving about attracting DA members

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal notes claims by the ANC that one Sithembiso Zimu left the DA to join the ANC, but records that this is a fabrication and untruth by the ANC who is desperate to deceive the public on its own popularity. We […]

Let’s find each other again


Democratic Alliance speech by Mmusi Maimane MP Leader of the Democratic Alliance   Note to Editors: This speech was delivered by the Leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane MP, at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg today.   Ladies and gentlemen Fellow South Africans Bagaetsho Dumelang I stand before you as a child of Soweto, a […]

DA KZN: DoE’s R908m bailout from Treasury no big surprise


Democratic Alliance media statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education     NATIONAL and Provincial Treasury’s drastic step of providing the province’s Education department with a R908million bailout should not come as a big surprise given the many years of financial mismanagement within this department. Two years ago the DA called for a […]

DA commits to alternative functionality model as KZN oversight visits reveal “horror” rural schools


Democratic Alliance media statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   WHILE it was back to the books at most urban schools this week, with everything in place for the new academic year, DA KZN MPL’s saw a very different picture at rural schools during the Legislature’s back to school functionality programme. The […]