DA shocked and saddened by 111% increase in KZN Easter road fatalities

Rafeek-Shah

Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Transport   DA shocked and saddened by 111% increase in KZN Easter road fatalities    THE Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal is both shocked and saddened by the 111% increase in Easter road fatalities in the province, which saw a total of 59 people killed. […]

Premier must expedite Inquiry into political killings following uMzimkhulu Speaker’s murder

Francois Rodgers

Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   Premier must expedite Inquiry into political killings following uMzimkhulu Speaker’s murder   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal is shocked and saddened by the untimely passing of uMzimkhulu Municipality Speaker, Khaya Thobela who was gunned down outside his home last […]

KZN Public Works department ill-prepared for what lies ahead

Sizwe

Democratic Alliance media statement by Sizwe Mchunu, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Public Works    KZN Public Works department ill-prepared for what lies ahead   AS the department responsible for new and existing social infrastructure in the province, KZN’s Public Works department is ill-prepared, both financially and operationally, for the ripple effect that the country’s downgrade […]

Shrinking KZN Human Settlements budget offers little hope of reducing housing backlogs

George-Mari

Democratic Alliance media statement by George Mari, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Human Settlements    Shrinking KZN Human Settlements budget offers little hope of reducing housing backlogs   The reduction of the KZN Human Settlement’s baseline budget – by R365million – brings little hope of a positive impact being made on the province’s ever-increasing housing backlog. […]

MEC will have to show strong political leadership to make Transport budget work

Rafeek-Shah

Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Transport    MEC will have to show strong political leadership to make Transport budget work    IN order to deal with severe budget cuts, KZN Transport MEC, Mxolisi Kaunda, will have to exercise determination and show strong leadership while once and for all dealing […]

KZN Community Safety budget slashed as violent crime soars

Dr Rishigen Viranna

Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishgen Viranna, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Community Safety & Liason   KZN Community Safety budget slashed as violent crime soars   DESPITE a recent SAPS Crime Situation Report, which reveals that KZN has both the highest murder rate and the highest number of sexual offences in the entire country, […]

DA welcomes Treasury’s long overdue KZN Music House forensic audit

George-Mari

Democratic Alliance media statement by George Mari, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Arts & Culture   DA welcomes Treasury’s long overdue KZN Music House forensic audit   The DA can today confirm that the provincial Treasury has begun conducting a forensic investigation into the KZN Music House. The announcement comes after a meeting with the Head […]

KZN’s gangrenous healthcare system can be fixed – but not by Dhlomo and the ANC

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Health   KZN’s gangrenous healthcare system can be fixed – but not by Dhlomo and the ANC   KZN’s health department is like a patient with progressive gangrene and failure to operate will only allow the situation to get worse. This much was […]

DA calls for tough and effective law enforcement following horror KZN Easter crashes

Rafeek-Shah

Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Transport   DA calls for tough and effective law enforcement following horror KZN Easter crashes   The Democratic Alliance has tabled a motion in the KZN Legislature calling on the MEC, Mxolisi Kaunda, to consider a review of the province’s strategy for traffic law […]

Nquthu ANC political violence demands increased policing

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango  DA KZN  Leader   Nquthu ANC political violence demands increased policing   The DA has written to the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Community Safety, Mxolisi Kaunda, to call for increased policing in Nquthu, in the run-up to a highly charged May by-election, after an ANC member physically assaulted a female […]