DA calls on IPID to investigate SAPS conduct following Chatsworth community protest

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety and Liaison   DA calls on IPID to investigate SAPS conduct following Chatsworth community protest   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has written to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) to conduct a probe into claims that police officers used excessive force, […]

KZN MEC must fast-track probe into threats and intimidation of A-G staff

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Gumbi, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on CoGTA   KZN MEC must fast-track probe into threats and intimidation of A-G staff   The Democratic Alliance calls on KZN CoGTA MEC, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, to fast-track a probe into allegations of death threats and intimidation against staff from the Auditor-General’s (A-G) office who […]

DA applauds investigation by Hawks into Mayor Zandile Gumede

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Provincial Leader   DA applauds investigation by Hawks into Mayor Zandile Gumede   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KZN applauds the recent reports that the Hawks in KZN are investigating eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede for allegations of corruption, money laundering and fraud in the Metro. This […]

Premier must listen to striking KZN health workers and fire MEC Dhlomo

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   Premier must listen to striking KZN health workers and fire MEC Dhlomo   The Democratic Alliance (DA) calls on KZN Premier Willies Mchunu to heed the rising call of unions in the province to fire provincial Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo without […]

eThekwini blacklists 42 companies

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Nicole Graham, CLLR DA eThekwini Caucus Leader   eThekwini blacklists 42 companies The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the announcement that 42 companies have been blacklisted by the eThekwini Municipality. Although this is a sorry indication of the state of the City, it is a step in the right direction. The companies […]

DA welcomes the arrest of alleged murder plotters

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Leader   DA welcomes the arrest of alleged murder plotters   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu Natal welcomes the arrest of the Endumeni Mayor Siboniso Mbatha and two other suspects for allegedly plotting to assasinate Endumeni Municipal Speaker, The DA hopes that this is the start of bringing all those that […]

KZN’s dismal Municipal Audit: Accountability starts with MEC Dube-Ncube

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Gumbi, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on CoGTA   KZN’s dismal Municipal Audit: Accountability starts with MEC Dube-Ncube   The Democratic Alliance (DA) is deeply alarmed by the findings of Auditor-General, Kimi Makwethu, which reveal that KwaZulu-Natal has further regressed in terms of municipal management with only six of the province’s 54 municipalities achieving clean audits for […]

DA saddened by murder of KZN Abahlali baseMjondolo branch leader

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Gumbi, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on CoGTA   DA saddened by murder of KZN Abahlali baseMjondolo branch leader   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal is deeply saddened and concerned by the news that Abahlali baseMjondolo’s eKukhanyeni chairperson in Durban, Sfiso Ngcobo was shot and killed by unknown gunmen last night. We extend […]

KZN needs a permanent SAPS Commissioner, not someone who could be gone tomorrow

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety and Liaison     KZN needs a permanent SAPS Commissioner, not someone who could be gone tomorrow   The Democratic Alliance (DA) is cautiously optimistic with the surprise appointment of former National Police Commissioner, General Nhlanhla ‘Lucky’ Mkhwanazi as KZN’s new Acting […]

#HospitalHealthCheck: DA to act as MEC ignores RK Khan Hospital’s acute staff shortage

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr. Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   #HospitalHealthCheck: DA to act as MEC ignores RK Khan Hospital’s acute staff shortage   The Democratic Alliance (DA) will today write to KZN Health portfolio chairperson, Dr Yusuf Bhamjee regarding chronic staff shortages at RK Khan hospital – with the facility currently […]