Essence Festival used as a tool to campaign for NDZ

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   Essence Festival used as a tool to campaign for NDZ   The Democratic Alliance is disturbed by the ANC in eThekwini as it continues to use public funds to gain support for the ANC candidates for the upcoming ANC elective congress. Today at the Essence […]

DA KZN: Again residents suffer Ugu water woes

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL Ugu South Constituency Head   DA KZN: Again residents suffer Ugu water woes   The Democratic Alliance in Ugu District Municipality is concerned about the uncaring manner in which Ugu officials have been handling the current water crisis. Since the 15th of September, residents of Port Shepstone […]

Transport MEC must account for KZN’s horrific road death toll over the long weekend

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Transport   Transport MEC must account for KZN’s horrific road death toll over the long weekend   The Democratic Alliance will today call for Transport MEC, Mxolisi Kaunda, to urgently appear before KwaZulu-Natal’s Transport portfolio committee to account for the province having the highest […]

Finance MEC must probe the sale of government-branded clothing to MPLs

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  by Ann McDonnell MPL – DA KZN Spokesperson on Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) The Democratic Alliance will today submit a written parliamentary question to KwaZulu-Natal’s Finance MEC, Belinda Scott, to probe the illegal manufacture and sale of branded provincial government wear. The DA noted that KZN Legislature jackets that were recently […]

KZN Emergency Services fail to reach critical patients in under 15 minutes

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  by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL – DA KZN Spokesperson on Health According to a recent report presented to the KZN provincial health portfolio committee, the provincial Health Department’s Emergency Medical Rescue Services (EMRS) Unit is not able to reach 95% of all priority one emergencies within Durban’s Metro area in less than 15 minutes. […]

eThekwini: ANC’s violation of rules undermines service delivery

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Shontel de Boer, CLLR DA eThekwini Councillor   eThekwini: ANC’s violation of rules undermines service delivery   The Democratic Alliance in the eThekwini Council is concerned, now more than ever, by the ANC’s disregard for servicing the very people that voted them into power. The Community Services Committee has not been […]

IPID once again evades KZN Community Safety portfolio committee

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   IPID once again evades KZN Community Safety portfolio committee   The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) will be placed on terms to appear before KwaZulu-Natal’s Community Safety and Liaison portfolio committee on 10 October to address recent media allegations […]

R500k for mayoral vehicle in uMhlathuze unacceptable

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  Democratic Alliance media statement by Sihle Magubane, CLLR DA City of uMhlathuze Councillor   R500k for mayoral vehicle in uMhlathuze unacceptable   The Democratic Alliance in the City of uMhlathuze is appalled by City’s decision to spend R500 000 on an additional car for the mayoral fleet. This while the City is experiencing serious financial […]

Auditor General confirms that KZN Health is on the verge of total collapse

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   Auditor General confirms that KZN Health is on the verge of total collapse   The Auditor General’s 2016/17 report on the state of the KwaZulu-Natal Health Department has vindicated the Democratic Alliance’s opinion that this Department is on the […]

Uncertainty of the ANC KZN PEC’s legitimacy threatens stability at Msunduzi

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mergan Chetty, MPL DA KZN Deputy Leader   Uncertainty of the ANC KZN PEC’s legitimacy threatens stability at Msunduzi   The recent High Court judgment regarding the legitimacy of the 2015 ANC Provincial Congress in KZN, ruling it irregular, has witnessed major distractions in Msunduzi. The DA KZN will today write […]