ANC rejects DA motion to thank Durban’s beach cleaning volunteers

Shaun Ryley

Democratic Alliance press statement by Cllr. Shaun Ryley DA eThekwini Councillor   ANC rejects DA motion to thank Durban’s beach cleaning volunteers   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini is disappointed that a motion to thank volunteers and non-profit organisations for arranging at least 12 beach cleanups at Blue Lagoon and Durban Harbour since March 2016 was […]

Drakensburg cableway has already cost KZN taxpayers’ R6 million and counting

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Ann McDonnell, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA)   Drakensburg cableway has already cost KZN taxpayers’ R6 million and counting   A much-maligned proposal to build a cableway in KZN’s Okhahlamba region has already cost the province’s taxpayers almost R6 million – even before any […]

Uni-Zulu prioritises execs over poor students

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Cllr. Christo Botha  DA Ward Cllr at uMhlathuze Municipality KZN   Uni-Zulu prioritises execs over poor students     The recent reports that the management of the  University of Zululand is spending millions of rands on purchasing lavish homes for their executive amidst the ongoing student protests are disturbing.   Reports […]

Alleged ‘child molester’ security guard must be immediately removed from special needs school

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   Alleged ‘child molester’ security guard must be immediately removed from special needs school   The Democratic Alliance is calling on KwaZulu Natal Health MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwane, to launch an immediate investigation into a security guard accused of sexually molesting several school girls […]

DA asks Zululand District Mayor to conduct an urgent Skills Audit

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   DA asks Zululand District Mayor to conduct an urgent Skills Audit    The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has written to the new Zululand District Mayor, Inkosi Mzamo Buthelezi, urging him to immediately establish a skills audit of senior management, as well as lower levels of management. […]

MEC must account as KZN Gaming Industry turns into a political football

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Finance   MEC must account as KZN Gaming Industry turns into a political football    THE DA in the KZN Legislature has today submitted a written parliamentary question to the province’s Finance MEC, Belinda Scott, on the matter of the issuing of gaming and […]

Racist comment sparks DA walk-out from KZN Legislature

Sizwe Mchunu

Democratic Alliance media statement by Sizwe Mchunu, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   Racist comment sparks DA walk-out from KZN Legislature     The DA today walked out of a KZN Legislature Sitting after the Speaker refused to rule on the matter of DA MPL, Francois Rodgers, being told: “akathule lomlungu” meaning […]

Legislature a farce as Chief Whip, Speaker protect ANC MEC’s

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sizwe Mchunu, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   Legislature a farce as Chief Whip, Speaker protect ANC MEC’s     The Democratic Alliance today rose on a point of order during a Sitting of the KZN Legislature over what we regard as the blatant protection of ANC […]

DA requests a full investigation into nearly R800 000 spent by eThekwini on Don Mkhwanazi’s funeral

Mholi_Zwakele

Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   DA requests a full investigation into nearly R800 000 spent by eThekwini  on Don Mkhwanazi’s funeral     The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini will write to the City Manager, Sibusiso Sithole, to request a full investigation into how almost R800 000 of public money was spent […]

Almost a third of DoA’s R97 million worth of tractors not being used

Sizwe Mchunu

Democratic Alliance press statement by Sizwe Mchunu, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Agriculture   Almost a third of DoA’s R97 million worth of tractors not being used    Almost a third of R97 million worth of tractors, owned by KZN’s Agriculture Department, are currently out of operation due to both major and minor repairs being […]