DoE must fight back against teacher union apathy over matric markers


Democratic Alliance media statement by  Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   A PLAN by KZN’s Education department to introduce more stringent measures when appointing matric markers is long overdue. The plan, which would see only the best teachers in the province selected to mark end of year Grade 12 exams comes as […]

DA to write to HRC over 18 month wait for scans at Nkosi Albert Luthuli


Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   THE DA in KZN will write to the Human Right’s Commission (HRC) today following the discovery that patients requiring certain elective scans at Durban’s iNkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital are having to wait until 2018 for the first available appointment. Worst affected […]

DA in Sisonke concerned of a possible political espionage

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Francois Rodgers MPL DA Constituency head: Sisonke   The Democratic Alliance is deeply concerned about recent spate of events that have led to the theft of computers, external hard drives and diaries of both the political head and a staff member of the DA in the Sisonke region. The first occurrence […]

Massive disruptions to city services continues as EThekwini leadership drags to solve the problem


Democratic Alliance press statement by  Cllr Sharon Hoosen Chief Whip, DA EThekwini Caucus   A group calling themselves Delangokubona Business forum is allegedly preventing eThekwini municipal staff from conducting reconnection services for electricity and water. Over the last two weeks, the group, who have taken issue with the municipality over unpaid services,  have blockaded several […]

DA KZN: Bodies transported to Durban after Port Shepstone mortuary X-ray machine is broken


Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   AN unannounced visit by the DA to the Port Shepstone Mortuary on Tuesday this week has revealed that the facility’s X-Ray equipment has been broken for several months. This after it was loaned to eThekwini’s Gale Street Mortuary. The device now […]

The forgotten community of Riet River

Chris Langa

Democratic Alliance press statement by  Cllr. Chris Langa DA North Durban Central Councillor   The inhumane state that people live under at Riet River in Verulam is a constant reminder of a government that does not cater for all. During the course of our site visit to the area, we saw for ourselves the dire […]