#KZNSopa: Zuma gate-crashes King’s party

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   #KZNSopa: Zuma gate-crashes King’s party   Former President Jacob Zuma’s appearance at today’s Address by His Majesty King, Goodwill Zwelithini, has set the cat amongst the pigeons in KZN. This was evident from the reaction by certain ANC legislature […]

#KZNSopa: The people must come first

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   #KZNSopa: The people must come first   As KZN gears up for its annual State of the Province Address (SOPA) tomorrow, its people will be looking to the ANC in this province to show whether self-serving arrogance and internal […]

DA votes against anti-poor tariff increase in eThekwini

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by Chris Pappas – DA Central Durban Constituency Chairperson The ANC, IFP and EFF in eThekwini voted in favour of increasing the tariffs for informal traders by 5%. This happened days after Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba announced the increase in VAT and other taxes. See photo here. The DA believes that given the hardships that […]

KZN Municipal Audit Outcomes: MEC ‘disappointed’ while DA provides alternatives

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Gumbi, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA)   KZN Municipal Audit Outcomes: MEC ‘disappointed’ while DA provides alternatives   Yesterday’s CoGTA briefing on the 2016/17 KZN Municipal Audit outcomes has revealed that the province’s municipalities regressed from 11 clean audits during the last audit period […]

DA extends condolences after the passing of uMhlathuze Speaker

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Louie Fourie, CLLR DA uMhlathuze Municipality Caucus Leader   DA extends condolences after the passing of uMhlathuze Speaker   The DA in Uthungulu would like to send condolences to the family of the Honourable Speaker of uMhlathuze Municipality, Mfundo Wisdom Mthenjana, who passed away early this morning after a long illness. […]

DA concerned about drop in visitors to Durban

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Nicole Graham, CLLR DA EThekwini Deputy Caucus Leader   DA concerned about drop in visitors to Durban   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini is deeply concerned about the drastic drop in visitor numbers to the city over the festive season.   The 2017/ 2018 period showed 886 867 people coming to Durban, down […]

#KZNOncologyCrisis – Why did MEC Dhlomo stretch the truth about IALH’s new oncologists?

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   #KZNOncologyCrisis – Why did MEC Dhlomo stretch the truth about IALH’s new oncologists?   Despite an announcement by KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, regarding the arrival of three oncologists at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital (IALH), a professional hospital source has confirmed […]

Convicted ANC councillor is still at work in Greater Kokstad Municipality

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Bradwyn Marnce, Cllr DA Greater Kokstad Councilor   Convicted ANC councillor is still at work in Greater Kokstad Municipality   The DA is shocked at the ANC-led administration in the Greater Kokstad Municipality for refusing to put the matter of convicted fraudulent ANC ward councillor, Figlan Mfundiso, on the council agenda. […]

Umuziwabantu Mayor must be charged with fraud

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Victor Mbatha, CLLR DA Umuziwabantu Councillor   Umuziwabantu Mayor must be charged with fraud   The Democratic Alliance in Umuziwabantu Municipality has written a letter to the Speaker, Mzwandile Nyathi, asking him to charge Mayor Dixie Nciki for fraud. This comes after the Mayor took it upon himself to submit a […]

SAPS needed at taxi ranks following death of 13 year old boy

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Transport   SAPS needed at taxi ranks following death of 13 year old boy   The Democratic Alliance (DA) today calls on KZN Transport MEC, Mxolisi Kaunda to urgently follow through with a plan to remove all private security guards from taxi ranks and […]