Murder in Umhlali highlights rural safety failures in KZN

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety and Liaison   Murder in Umhlali highlights rural safety failures in KZN   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal will today call for an urgent meeting between the provincial police commissioner, KZN community safety department and EDTEA department to address ongoing rural […]

Sick, suspended and absent DoE officials rack up more than 6 000 days off

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   Sick, suspended and absent DoE officials rack up more than 6 000 days off   The KwaZulu-Natal Education department is facing yet another internal crisis with officials and teachers racking up a total of 6 257 days off as a result of […]

Mayor Gumede unlawfully appoints Acting Deputy Municipal Manager

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Provincial Leader   Mayor Gumede unlawfully appoints Acting Deputy Municipal Manager   The Executive Mayor of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, Zandile Gumede, has again broken the law with the recent appointment of Phillip Sithole as the Acting Deputy City  Manager responsible for Economic Development and Tourism […]

It is time for MEC Dube-Ncube to go

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Mergan Chetty, MP DA KZN: Umsunduzi Constituency Head   It is time for MEC Dube-Ncube to go   The KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Corporate Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms Nomusa Dube-Ncube, should immediately tender her resignation as she has been unable to find a permanent solution to the crisis of governance in […]

DA wants bloated KZN entities reduced from 12 to 5

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Ann McDonnel, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Economic Development, Tourism and Enviromental Affairs   DA wants bloated KZN entities reduced from 12 to 5   The Democratic Alliance will call for the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) government’s bloated entities to be whittled down from 12 to 5 in order to ensure savings on […]

MEC should withdraw reckless remarks around Councillor performance

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  George Mari, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs   MEC should withdraw reckless remarks around Councillor performance   Recent threats by KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) MEC, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, that her department would sanction individual Councillors if they failed to champion certain initiatives is unlawful. […]

DA condemns police officer stay-away in Lamontville

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety   DA condemns police officer stay-away in Lamontville   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal strongly condemns the hostile situation at Lamontville police station where police officers have embarked on a stay away. In an unprecedented move, twenty Charge Office officers and administrative […]

Ngwelezana Hospital a “pit of hell”

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   Ngwelezana Hospital a “pit of hell”   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has been reliably informed that Empangeni’s Ngwelezana Hospital is rapidly becoming a “pit of hell” with cancer patients the worst affected. The claim was made by a senior staff member […]

Enough is enough – MEC Dhlomo must be fired

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health Enough is enough – MEC Dhlomo must be fired   The DA calls on the KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Willies Mchunu, to fire the province’s Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo. The DA will also write to the national Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, to highlight the numerous […]

DA KZN: School oversight visits reveal ongoing union capture

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   DA KZN: School oversight visits reveal ongoing union capture   NO textbooks, hazardous infrastructure, internal politics, overcrowded classrooms, drug-related problems and faction fighting are just some of the challenges identified by members of the DA during last week’s KZN Legislature schools functionality […]