UMzimkhulu Municipality vacancies must be filled immediately

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  Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Lukhozi, Cllr DA UMzimkhulu Councillor   UMzimkhulu Municipality vacancies must be filled immediately   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in uMzimkhulu has written to the Municipal Manager, Ziphakamise Sikhosana, calling for the immediate election of a Speaker of UMzimkhulu Council –  a post that has been vacant since the passing […]

DA launches policy discussion paper on traditional leadership

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   DA launches policy discussion paper on traditional leadership   The Democratic Alliance (DA) Provincial Leadership in KwaZulu-Natal together with DA Shadow Minister in Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Kevin Mileham held a meeting yesterday to discuss the party’s proposed policy discussion paper aimed at finding […]

Traditional Leadership in KZN

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The roles, responsibilities and funding of traditional leaders have always drawn controversy, and yet there has lacked any recall and clarity on these issues from legislation and government. The Democratic Alliance is in the process of compiling a Draft Policy document and position on Traditional Leadership in South Africa. We believe that Traditional Leadership should […]

KZN Finance MEC embraces DA policy

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   KZN Finance MEC embraces DA policy   The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes a statement by KwaZulu-Natal Finance MEC, Belinda Scott, that she is currently interacting with her Gauteng counterparts in order to study the effects that an open bid […]

#ParksidePalace: Is KwaZulu-Natal’s Premier under house arrest?

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   #ParksidePalace: Is KwaZulu-Natal’s Premier under house arrest?   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal is concerned by the prolonged absence of provincial Premier Willies Mchunu despite an assurance that he would present an executive statement on the subject of R32 million […]

City continues to dodge questions about the financial impacts of the Essence Festival

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Chris Papas, Cllr  DA eThekwini Councillor   City continues to dodge questions about the financial impacts of the Essence Festival   At a meeting of the eThekwini Economic Development Committee yesterday, the Democratic Alliance (DA) opposed the renewal of the Essence Festival license for another three years. The DA believes that […]

Brutal killings in KZN must stop

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   Brutal killings in KZN must stop   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KZN sends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the late Sthe Mhlongo, ANC Youth League Deputy Secretary in the Moses Mabhida Region whose life was cut short in a brutal shooting […]

#KZNOncologyCrisis: Cancer patients must wait until March 2018 for first appointment

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr. Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Health   #KZNOncologyCrisis: Cancer patients must wait until March 2018 for first appointment   The DA has been informed via a professional source within Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital that, as of yesterday, bookings for the assessment and treatment of patients with Gastro-Intestinal tract related […]

Major error threatens entire 2017 National Senior Certificate

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   Major error threatens entire 2017 National Senior Certificate   The Democratic Alliance has today called on KZN Education MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwane to urgently deliver an executive statement of public importance following the discovery of a major computational error within the Department of […]

Another life lost while the eThekwini municipality drags its feet

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sharon Hoosen, Cllr DA eThekwini Chief Whip   Another life lost while the eThekwini municipality drags its feet   Today a three-year-old child tragically lost his life and a woman was seriously injured at the Bottlebrush informal settlement after they stepped on a live electrical cable. Hundreds of illegal connections exist […]