DA rejects eThekwini municipal agriculture unit

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Nicole Graham, Cllr DA eThekwini Councillor   DA rejects eThekwini municipal agriculture unit   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has rejected the city’s plan to establish an Agro-Ecology unit under the Community and Emergency Services. The unit will cost the people of eThekwini an additional R36 million. The report received by […]

#KZNOncologyCrisis: MEC Dhlomo has misled the people of KwaZulu-Natal

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   #KZNOncologyCrisis: MEC Dhlomo has misled the people of KwaZulu-Natal   Yesterday’s media breakfast – held to glorify the KZN Health Department’s so-called successes – has again highlighted just how out of touch provincial Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo is when it comes […]

KZN’s Education Department has turned its back on Umsilinga Primary School

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   KZN’s Education Department has turned its back on Umsilinga Primary School   The DA will today write to KZN Education MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwane to call for urgent steps to be taken to defuse the ongoing tense situation at Pietermaritzburg’s Umsilinga Primary, […]

DA to call for answers as almost 20 rhino are slaughtered in KZN every month

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Ann McDonnell, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Conservation   DA to call for answers as almost 20 rhino are slaughtered in KZN every month   The Democratic Alliance will call for the KZN Ezemvelo Board to appear before the provincial portfolio committee on Environmental Affairs following the release of the 2017 […]

#KZNOncologyCrisis: No amount of window-dressing can save MEC Dhlomo

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   #KZNOncologyCrisis: No amount of window-dressing can save MEC Dhlomo   The Democratic Alliance notes with contempt an invitation by KZN Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo to members of the media to attend a breakfast meeting tomorrow morning “in order to reflect on […]

KZN ANC task team a recipe for more disaster

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature   KZN ANC task team a recipe for more disaster   The appointment of an ANC provincial task team to run KwaZulu-Natal for the next few months is a recipe for disaster and is set to further destabilise governance whilst further […]

DA holds urgent meeting with SAHRC as KZN oncology crisis worsens

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   DA holds urgent meeting with SAHRC as KZN oncology crisis worsens   The Democratic Alliance has today met with senior members of the South African Human Rights Commission to discuss the ongoing deterioration of oncology services in KwaZulu-Natal. The DA requested […]

AbaQulusi municipality’s R800 000 for handover ceremony should be used for more bursaries

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sibusiso Nkosi, CLLR DA Zululand West Chairperson   AbaQulusi municipality’s R800 000 for handover ceremony should be used for more bursaries   The DA in Zululand Municipality categorically distances itself from the unplanned and unbudgeted R800 000 that this cash-strapped municipality is planning to splurge on a bursary ceremony that takes place […]

KZN festive season road death toll – one life lost is one too many

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Transport   KZN festive season road death toll – one life lost is one too many   The release of the country’s festive season road death toll yesterday, which saw a relative decrease in the number of lives lost in KwaZulu-Natal during this period, must […]

DA to take action against ‘out of control’ illegal gill-netting in KZN’s watercourses

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Ann McDonnell, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Conservation   DA to take action against ‘out of control’ illegal gill-netting in KZN’s watercourses   The Democratic Alliance will call for answers from the National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) following the wholesale destruction of KwaZulu-Natal’s water courses as a result […]