DA calls for urgent SIU probe into KZN hospital CEO’s R700 000 (and counting) overtime bill

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   DA calls for urgent SIU probe into KZN hospital CEO’s R700 000 (and counting) overtime bill   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal has written to the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) (view here) to call for a full-scale probe into overtime payments […]

DA forces Ugu Municipality to intervene in water crisis

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA Ugu Constituency Head   DA forces Ugu Municipality to intervene in water crisis   The Democratic Alliance welcomes the decision by Ugu District Municipality’s Portfolio Committee of Water & Sanitation and EXCO Committee to declare Umuziwabantu Local Municipality a local disaster area following a DA request. […]

Amaoti Clinic leaves communities with substandard healthcare

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Marcelle David, Cllr DA eThekwini Councillor   Amaoti Clinic leaves communities with substandard healthcare   Democratic Alliance MP Timothy Brauteseth joined me in conducting an oversight inspection of the Amaoti Clinic in Inanda this week, where we found, among other things, patients waiting for 8-9 hours for medical attention, as the […]

#KZNEsidimeni: DA oversight inspection reveals shocking conditions at Elonwabeni Old Age Home

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sharon Hoosen, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Social Development   #KZNEsidimeni: DA oversight inspection reveals shocking conditions at Elonwabeni Old Age Home   Note to Editors: Please find attached a soundbite in English. The Democratic Alliance has written to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) (view here) following an oversight […]

DA reports eThekwini Deputy Mayor’s conduct

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   DA reports eThekwini Deputy Mayor’s conduct   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in eThekwini has written to the Speaker of the Council, Lekgoa Mapena, to report the conduct of Deputy Mayor Fawzia Peer. As the custodian of the Code of Conduct for […]

KZN CoGTA MEC corruption scandal: DA calls for breakdown of MEC’s husband’s municipal contracts from provincial Treasury

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Gumbi, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA)   KZN CoGTA MEC corruption scandal: DA calls for breakdown of MEC’s husband’s municipal contracts from provincial Treasury The Democratic Alliance will today submit a written parliamentary question (view here)  to the KwaZulu-Natal Treasury to call for a breakdown […]

KZN ‘Cataract Camp’ held up by a lack of critical equipment and government red tape

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   KZN ‘Cataract Camp’ held up by a lack of critical equipment and government red tape   Despite efforts by professional medical staff to reduce the backlog of patients waiting for cataract surgery at Newcastle’s Madadeni Hospital, a lack of critical equipment […]

#UguWaterCrisis: DA to submit motion to declare Umuziwabantu Local Municipality a local state of disaster

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA Ugu Constituency Head   #UguWaterCrisis: DA to submit motion to declare Umuziwabantu Local Municipality a local state of disaster   Notes to the editor: Kindly find the sound bite and photos for the oversight visit in the links below. Soundbite: http://bit.ly/2NTo3yO Photos: http://bit.ly/2LnVesu The Democratic Alliance […]

Durban and Coastal Mental Health Home: MEC more worried about the DA than the exposure of abuse of vulnerable patients

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   Durban and Coastal Mental Health Home: MEC more worried about the DA than the exposure of abuse of vulnerable patients   The response by KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo following the sexual abuse of a patient at the Durban and Coastal […]

Residents of Aquadene deserve better

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Luyanda Sazi Msane Viranna  DA King Cetshwayo Constituency Chairperson   Residence of Aquadene deserve better    Notes to the editor: Kindly find footage and pictures on the Aquadene Protest Click here     The Democratic Alliance in Uthungulu joins residence of Aquadene as they protest for better services and stand up […]