DA rejects preferential municipal offices for ANC national MPs

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Shontel de Boer, CLLR DA eThekwini Councillor   DA rejects preferential municipal offices for ANC national MPs   Today, the DA in the eThekwini Council will vote against an item that will allow the municipality to rent out municipal office space to ANC national MPs, giving them preferential treatment over DA […]

Another Councillor killed tonight as ANC violence continues

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dean Macpherson, MP DA uMgungundlovu East Constituency Head   Another councilor killed tonight as ANC violence continues   The Democratic Alliance has learned with sadness of another ANC councillor who was gunned down tonight after attending a community meeting at the Inkanyezi Community Hall in the Mkambathini Municipality near Camperdown. We offer our […]

DA demands investigation after women were manhandled during a picket in Msunduzi

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mergan Chetty, MPL DA KZN Deputy Leader   DA demands investigation after women were manhandled during a picket in Msunduzi   The DA condemns the abuse of women that we witnessed today at City Hall and call on Msunduzi Mayor, Themba Njilo, to investigate and take appropriate action against the perpetrators. […]

DA welcomes confirmation that the ANC will appear before Moerane Commission of Inquiry

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dean Macpherson, MP DA uMgungundlovu East Constituency Head   DA welcomes confirmation that the ANC will appear before Moerane Commission of Inquiry   The Democratic Alliance welcomes the news that the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has finally broken its silence and will testify before the Moerane Commission of Inquiry into political killings. ANC […]

DA demands transport for children who walk for hours to get an education

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  Democratic Alliance media statement by Nomsa Marchesi, MP & Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA Shadow Minister on Basic Education & DA KZN Spokesperson on Eduaction   DA demands transport for children who walk for hours to get an education   Note to editors: Please see pictures here, here and here This morning, DA leaders walked […]

KZN Oncology Crisis: Speaker must suspend MEC Dhlomo following SAHRC revelation

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr. Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   KZN Oncology Crisis: Speaker must suspend MEC Dhlomo following SAHRC revelation   The Democratic Alliance has today written to KwaZulu-Natal Legislature Speaker, Lydia Johnson, calling on her to take “the strongest possible steps within her legislative mandate” and suspend Health MEC, Sibongiseni […]

KZN Agriculture MEC must not drag his Department into party politics

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sizwe Mchunu, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Agriculure   KZN Agriculture MEC must not drag his Department into party politics   The Democratic Alliance is concerned that a forensic probe by Agriculture MEC and SACP member, Themba Mthembu into alleged embezzlement in his department is a party-political witch hunt rather than […]

DA calls for an investigation into security contract tenders

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, Cllr  DA KZN Leader   DA calls for an investigation into security contract tenders   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini calls for an immediate forensic investigation into all security contract tenders in eThekwini. This follows media reports of political interference in the issuing of security tenders. Reports allege that […]

DA welcomes KZN Treasury SIU fraud and corruption probe

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature/ DA KZN Spokesperson on Finance   DA welcomes KZN Treasury SIU fraud and corruption probe   The DA welcomes the appointment of the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) to probe ongoing allegations of fraud and corruption within the KwaZulu-Natal Treasury. This […]

Cadre deployment has collapsed Msunduzi Municipality

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Renesha jugmohan, Cllr Msunduzi Constituency Chairperson/MPAC Councillor     Cadre deployment has collapsed Msunduzi Municipality   The DA in Msunduzi has written to the Acting Municipal Manager, Sizwe Hadebe, inquiring if Msunduzi Municipality has submitted a certificate to the Department of Treasury in June 2017, indicating that risk assessments have […]