People of Ugu District have suffered for far too long

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Rishigen Viranna, MPL Ugu South Constituency Head   People of Ugu District have suffered for far too long   The Democratic Alliance in Ugu District Municipality has written to MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube requesting her to place the troubled Ugu District under provincial support and assistance […]

DA gears up for government-in-waiting politics with Alternative KZN State of the Province

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   DA gears up for government-in-waiting politics with Alternative KZN State of the Province   Today marks a new era for the Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal, with a shift in gear from opposition politics to government-in-waiting politics with the delivery […]

DA announces KZN Legislature portfolio changes for MPLs

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mark Steele, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   DA announces KZN Legislature portfolio changes for MPL’s   The Democratic Alliance in the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature has written to the Office of the Speaker regarding several changes in terms of the provincial portfolio committees on which DA MPLs serve as part […]

Pongola Hospital must not become another Esidimeni tragedy

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   Pongola Hospital must not become another Esidimeni tragedy   THE DA will today write to KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo requesting an update on the Pongola Hospital licencing scandal in order to establish whether this health facility is safe for […]

DA welcomes suspension of homophobic lecturers at Coastal College

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Martin Meyer, Cllr DA EThekwini Councillor   DA welcomes suspension of homophobic lecturers at Coastal College   The Democratic Alliance and DA Students Organisation (DASO) in KZN welcome the decision by Coastal College Umlazi Campus to suspend the two lecturers who allegedly discriminated against Bheka Khanyile for being gay. This […]

KZN EMS workers must be protected by SAPS and security

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr Imran Keeka, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   KZN EMS workers must be protected by SAPS and security   The Democratic Alliance calls on KwaZulu-Natal’s health department to ensure greater co-operation with the SAPS, along with the hire of private security companies, in order to safeguard Emergency Medical […]

Coastal College homophobia must see lecturers suspended

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Martin Meyer, Cllr  DA EThekwini Councilor   Coastal College homophobia must see lecturers suspended   The Democratic Alliance in EThekwini has learnt that lecturers at Coastal College in Umlazi are alleged to have chased a 20-year-old student from the college because he is gay. The DA has met with the […]

Nquthu dissolved because of undemocratic ANC

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Sizwe Mchunu, MPL DA Umzinyathi Constituency Head   Nquthu dissolved because of undemocratic ANC   The KwaZulu-Natal cabinet decision to dissolve Nquthu Municipality can bring about a solution to the collapse of governance, which has been caused by ANC undemocratic conduct in Nquthu. This is a victory for voters, over […]

ANC votes to spend R73 000 for councillors’ junket to Spain

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Shaun Ryley, Cllr EThekwini Spokesperson for Security & Emergency Services   ANC votes to spend R73 000 for councillors’ junket to Spain   The Democratic Alliance in EThekwini categorically objected to an amendment suggested by the ANC in a meeting of the Security and Emergency Services Committee to send a […]

Essence 2017 to cost eThekwini R67.5 million

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Lucky Mshengu, Cllr DA eThekwini Whip for Economic Development and Tourism   Essence 2017 to cost eThekwini R67.5 million   The Democratic Alliance is deeply concerned that eThekwini is set to fork out R67.5 million for the Essence Festival of 2017, as confirmed to the DA by Economic Development and […]