DA rejects ANC eThekwini budget

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Andre Beetge, CLLR DA eThekwini Whip Municipal Public Accounts Committee   DA rejects ANC eThekwini budget   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini rejects the 2016/2017 budget presented by the ANC. Not only were councillors not given enough time to engage the budget as it was only made available to them this […]

DA Women’s Network KZN calls on society to fight violence against women

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Shehana Kajee DA Women’s Network KZN Interim Leader   DA Women’s Network KZN calls on society to fight violence against women   The Democratic Alliance Women’s Network (DAWN) in KwaZulu-Natal is outraged at the recent reports of serious violence against women and the continuous murder of women and children throughout the country […]

Pinetown mortuary staff embark on yet another go-slow

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   Pinetown mortuary staff embark on yet another go-slow   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has been reliably informed of yet another go-slow by Pinetown mortuary staff, leading to 15 bodies piling up as autopsies are not being performed. According to our […]

ANC members disrupt Jozini Municipality budget meeting

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Nontobeko Ngubane, CLLR DA Jozini Municipality Councillor   ANC members disrupt Jozini Municipality budget meeting   Today, ANC members disrupted the Jozini Municipality Executive Committee budget meeting and accused the two ANC members in attendance of being “sell-outs”. The Jozini Municipality, which is now governed by the IFP,  has faced numerous […]

DA welcomes the return of orange recycling bags

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Marlaine Nair, CLLR DA eThekwini Councillor   DA welcomes the return of orange recycling bags   eThekwini residents will soon see the return of orange recycling bags. This comes after Durban Solid Waste (DSW) obtained approval from the Executive Committee to utilise section 36 of the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) […]

KZN Health looting its own coffers to pay suspended health officials

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   KZN Health looting its own coffers to pay suspended health officials   A question reply to the DA has revealed that KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Health (DoH) spent more than R1million during the previous financial year on the salaries of 12 officials who […]

DA calls on KZN Education MEC to intervene at ‘dysfunctional’ Phoenix school

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   DA calls on KZN Education MEC to intervene at ‘dysfunctional’ Phoenix school   The Democratic Alliance will today write to KZN Education MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwane, to request that he immediately place Phoenix-based Rockford Primary under the administration of his Department following […]

DA calls for urgent oversight visit to LIV Village foster home following vandalism

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Social Development   DA calls for urgent oversight visit to LIV Village foster home following vandalism   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal will today call for an urgent oversight visit by KZN Social Development MEC, Weziwe Thusi, to the LIV Village – a Verulam […]

Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Rhino massacre: Portfolio committee to take on MEC over vacant ranger posts

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Ann McDonnell, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Economic Development,Tourism and Enviromental Affairs   Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Rhino massacre: Portfolio committee to take on MEC over vacant ranger posts   An urgent oversight visit by KwaZulu Natal’s Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) Portfolio Committee to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Park has revealed an […]

DA wins in High Court against Mayor Gumede

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Zwakele Mncwango, Cllr DA KZN Leader   DA wins in High Court against Mayor Gumede   The Democratic Alliance welcomes the order in our favour against eThekwini Municipality Mayor, Zandile Gumede, in High Court today, over her incitement to violence ahead of the enormous anti-Zuma march in Durban on 07 April […]