Hawks catch ANC leaders red-handed trying to bribe DA Councillor

by Zwakele Mncwango – DA KZN Premier Candidate Hawks catch ANC leaders red-handed trying to bribe DA Councillor The Democratic Alliance (DA) can confirm that three ANC leaders in Abaqulusi local Municipality have been arrested by the Hawks after offering a bribe to a DA councillor. This is after a Council meeting that was going […]

DA welcomes the arrest of corrupt officials in Richmond Municipality

by Goodman Madonda – DA Richmond Municipality Councillor DA welcomes the arrest of corrupt officials in Richmond Municipality The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes that the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) swooped in on Richmond Municipality CFO Sanjay Mewelall and his wife’s home in Pietermaritzburg this week. In July this year, the DA laid criminal charges against […]

R2 million of the people’s money wasted on trip to Columbia that never happened

Democratic Alliance media statement by Chris Pappas, CLLR DA Ethekwini  Councillor    R2 million of the people’s money wasted on trip to Columbia that never happened   The DA has requested the Municipal Manager of eThekwini Municipality, Sipho Nzuza, to conduct an urgent investigation into R2 million of the people’s money being wasted on a Council-approved overseas […]

DA calls for urgent intervention after recent road carnage ahead of the festive season

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA Spokesperson on Transport   DA calls for urgent intervention after recent road carnage ahead of the festive season   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal today calls for an increase in visible policing of the province’s roads, along with stricter law enforcement following the horrific deaths of […]

Uncaring ANC has forgotten senior citizens of eThekwini

by Thabani Mthethwa- DA EThekwini Chief Whip Uncaring ANC has forgotten senior citizens of eThekwini The Democratic Alliance (DA) in eThekwini is deeply disturbed by the uncaring attitude of the ANC-led eThekwini municipality towards senior citizens. The annual senior citizens’ functions for 2018 are in disarray. Councillors have not been properly informed as to when and […]

MEC Dhlomo should be arrested, not KZN’s forensic pathology workers

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA Spokesperson on Health MEC Dhlomo should be arrested, not KZN’s forensic pathology workers   The Democratic Alliance calls on KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Willies Mchunu, to urgently respond as the crisis within the province’s mortuary sector gathers momentum. As of last night, the DA was aware of […]

KZN Cabinet report card: ‘Empty suit’ Premier fails to deliver, account

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by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL - Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature Today’s annual KwaZulu-Natal Cabinet report card by the DA indicates an overall decline as an ‘empty suit’ Premier and 86% of his failing ANC Executive and their Departments record either no improvement or a regression in terms of performance levels. According to the DA’s […]

DA to petition Parliament to hold Bheki Cele accountable for Stanger 1.4% conviction rate

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Democratic Alliance Media Statement by Dean Macpherson MP – DA ILembe Constituency Head DA to petition Parliament to hold Bheki Cele accountable for Stanger 1.4% conviction rate The Democratic Alliance (DA) will submit a petition to National Assembly Speaker, Baleka Mbete to hold Police Minister, Bheki Cele accountable for his steadfast refusal to address the […]