DA triumphs in Msunduzi by-election

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango   DA KZN Leader   DA triumphs in Msunduzi by-election   The Democratic Alliance has triumphed in yesterday’s by-election, in Ward 32 Msunduzi, growing DA support significantly and retaining the Ward decisively. The DA share of the vote grew from 47% in the 2016 Elections, to an outright majority […]

DA to escalate Shongweni landfill shutdown to National Parliament

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Ann McDonnell, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Enviromental Affairs   DA to escalate Shongweni landfill shutdown to National Parliament   The Democratic Alliance will seek to speed up the shutdown of the hazardous Shongweni landfill site, operated by Enviroserv, by escalating this matter to National Parliament. The move comes after […]

DA KZN inaugural Sakhisizwe Young Leader’s Program applications closing

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Gumbi, MPL    DA KZN inaugural Sakhisizwe Young Leader’s Program applications closing   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal is launching the inaugural year-long Sakhisizwe Young Leaders program in 2017, and applications close this week. Eligible candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 35, in possession of a matric […]

ANC turns Msunduzi Human Rights Day event into by-election campaigning

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mergan Chetty, MP  DA KZN Deputy Leader   ANC turns Msunduzi Human Rights Day event into by-election campaigning   The day of remembrance and commemoration of the loss of lives in Sharpeville was hijacked by the ANC in Msunduzi for electioneering purposes. Yet again, the ANC failed to separate the resources […]

DA KZN: MEC must deal with ‘monkey business’ at Prince Mshiyeni Hospital

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   DA KZN: MEC must deal with ‘monkey business’ at Prince Mshiyeni Hospital   A recent oversight visit by the Democratic Alliance to Durban’s Prince Mshiyeni Hospital has revealed that monkeys are defecating and urinating in a doctors’ room, within what is supposed […]

DA calls for probe after KZN Hospital is plunged into darkness for more than three hours

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   DA calls for probe after KZN Hospital is plunged into darkness for more than three hours   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has been reliably informed that Umphumulo Hospital near KwaDukuza was without electricity for more than three hours last night […]

Commonwealth Games fiasco: MEC and EThekwini Mayor must account

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Finance   Commonwealth Games fiasco: MEC and EThekwini Mayor must account   The Democratic Alliance has written to the Chairperson of KwaZulu-Natal’s Sport and Recreation (S & R) portfolio committee to request that MEC, Bongi Sithole-Moloi and EThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede be called to […]

DA KZN: Izinduna issue set to divide KZN while crippling service delivery

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Finance   DA KZN: Izinduna issue set to divide KZN while crippling service delivery   THE recent proclamation by Jacob Zuma, to remunerate Izinduna, has all the elements necessary to create division within KwaZulu-Natal while further crippling service delivery in the province. This much […]

DA lays charges of intimidation against the ANC in ward 32

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mergan Chetty, MP DA KZN Deputy Leader   DA lays charges of intimidation against the ANC in ward 32   The DA has laid charges of intimidation and threats of violence against the ANC and ANC MP Mervin Dirks in case number CAS 280/3/2017. This was in response to their unruly […]

Commonwealth Games: DA reveals evidence of initial costs to EThekwini

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   Commonwealth Games: DA reveals evidence of initial costs to EThekwini   The Democratic Alliance can reveal that the City of EThekwini is at least R18 million down on the failed and collapsed Commonwealth Games 2022 bid. This, in addition to the over R100 million wasted […]