1860 Monument: ANC treating Indian community with contempt

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Democratic Alliance Motion George Mari, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Arts and Culture   1860 Monument: ANC treating Indian community with contempt   The DA has called on KZN Premier, Willies Mchunu to urgently consult with organizations within the Indian community in a bid to expedite the erection of a monument to commemorate the arrival of […]

MEC Thusi abusing state resources to help ANC in by-elections

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Social Development   MEC Thusi abusing state resources to help ANC in by-elections   The Democratic Alliance has called for answers from KwaZulu Natal Social Development MEC, Weziwe Thusi, following two large Department of Social Development (DSD) events in wards due to hold […]

A corruption-free city; nothing but a fallacy eThekwini

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Cllr. Sharon Chetty DA eThekwini Caucus Chief Whip   A corruption-free city; nothing but a fallacy eThekwini   Speaker   The fact that 219 cases of fraud and corruption have been reported for the month of August this year, is an indication of the levels of corruption that have permeated the […]

DA objects to crippling council salary increases in Richmond Municipality

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Dean Macpherson MP DA UMgungundlovu East Constituency Head   DA objects to crippling council salary increases in Richmond Municipality   Today, the Democratic Alliance launched a formal objection against the MEC for local government, Nomusa Dube-Ncube’s determination to designate the Mayor as well as the Speaker and Deputy Mayor of Richmond […]

DA calls for debate following PP report findings on KZN’s Glebelands hostel

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety and Social Development   DA calls for debate following PP report findings on KZN’s Glebelands hostel   Today, during a Sitting of the KZN Legislature, the DA called for an urgent debate on the Public Protector’s report – “Stop the Carnage” […]

Lacklustre Legislature line-up reinforces need for opposition role players

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Mark Steele, MPL Chief Whip to the DA in the KZN Legislature   Lacklustre Legislature line-up reinforces need for opposition role players     The lacklustre line-up of replacements in a reshuffle of KZN Legislature posts, including those of portfolio Chairpersons and Whips, has reinforced the need for opposition party members […]

DA calls on CoGTA Minister to reject MEC’s decision to put Umzinyathi under administration

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   DA calls on CoGTA Minister to reject MEC’s decision to put Umzinyathi under administration    The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini calls on CoGTA Minister, Des Van Rooyen to deny the province’s decision to put Umzinyathi District Municipality under administration after several failed attempts to fulfill […]

2016 Matric finals: A good matric is the stepping stone to an opportunity-filled future

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   2016 Matric finals: A good matric is the stepping stone to an opportunity-filled future     As matric students around the country begin writing their final exams, the DA in KZN wishes learners in the province all the very best for these […]

KZN Gambling Industry: Premier’s decision both high-handed and unnecessary

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Sizwe Mchunu, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on the Office of the Premier   KZN Gambling Industry: Premier’s decision both high-handed and unnecessary     The DA regards Tuesday’s announcement by KZN Premier Willies Mchunu – that the province’s gambling industry is to be removed from Treasury and absorbed into his own […]

DA KZN: MEC must not sit on potentially explosive Mjindi Farming final report

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mark Steele, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Scopa   DA KZN: MEC must not sit on potentially explosive Mjindi Farming final report     Earlier today, during a briefing by KZN’s Agriculture department to the province’s Scopa portfolio committee, the long-awaited final report of the forensic investigation into Mjindi Farming was […]