eThekwini inconsistent on Zuma record deal

by Councillor Nicole Graham – DA eThekwini Caucus Leader  The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has noted with concern the inconsistencies from the city regarding former President Jacob Zuma’s ‘record deal’. The DA had written to City Manager, Sipho Nzuza, highlighting that this item had not been approved or considered by the eThekwini Council. Nzuza was […]

DA calls for immediate probe into ‘moonlighting’ KZN teacher

by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL – DA KZN Spokesperson on Education DA calls for immediate probe into ‘moonlighting’ KZN teacher The DA in KwaZulu-Natal has called for an immediate probe following the discovery that a teacher in the province is holding onto her post while ‘moonlighting’ at various destinations around the world, including the United […]

DA thanks community for assisting in the recovery of stolen campaign vehicle

by Zwakele Mncwango – DA KZN Premier CandidateDA thanks community for assisting in the recovery of stolen campaign vehicle The Democratic Alliance would like to thank members of the community for their swift action in assisting the DA in recovering the party’s branded Premier Candidate Campaign vehicle. The vehicle was stolen on Saturday night in […]

Failing ANC’s empty promises are killing our children’s futures

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by Dr Rishigen Viranna MPL – DA KZN Spokesperson on Education Asbestos roofing, no water and electricity, a single pit latrine for hundreds of learners, alleged rape and the rampant abuse of drugs are just some of the shock findings made by DA MPLs during the KZN Legislature’s functionality visits to schools across the province […]

DA calls on eThekwini to come clean on Hawks’ DSW arrest

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by Cllr Nicole Graham – DA eThekwini Caucus Leader The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has written to City Manager, Sipho Nzuza, requesting clarity on the apparent arrest of DSW Deputy Head Robert Abbu. The DA has learned through reliable sources that Abbu was arrested last week. Abbu was named in the report commissioned by the […]

Ramaphosa’s ‘political backers’ fall due to corruption

by Zwakele Mncwango – DA KZN Premier Candidate The DA welcomes today’s media reports that raids were conducted on the homes of individuals linked to the multi-million-rand North Sea Jazz graft scandal, one of whom is ANC KZN deputy Chairperson and Ramaphosa enforcer, Mike Mabuyakhulu. It is a good day in the fight against ANC […]

Failing ANC government uses false title deed promises to mobilise for party rally

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by Dr Rishigen Viranna MPL – DA Ugu Constituency Head The DA has come into possession of a letter signed by Mr NB Thabathe, HOD of Corporate Services at Ray Nkonyeni Municipality, inviting Marburg residents to come collect their housing title deeds. The date, venue and time is the same as ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa’s […]

DA requests MEC to provide relief to KZN residents as motor licensing bureau crisis worsens

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA Spokesperson on Transport DA requests MEC to provide relief to KZN residents as motor licensing bureau crisis worsens The Democratic Alliance today calls on KZN Transport MEC, Mxolisi Kaunda, to provide immediate relief to thousands of citizens who are the victims of a chaotic situation at Motor […]

KZN artists suffer while government commits to fund Zuma’s music career

by Phumzile van Damme MP – DA Team One Spokesperson on Corruption Today the DA met with the BAT Community Arts Development and Cultural Entertainment Centre management to discuss the challenges that struggling artists face on a daily basis. It is public knowledge that many artists die as paupers because of the lack of funding […]

DA to consider legal action against MEC Dhlomo over proposed January 2019 KZN medical registrar intake

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by Dr Imran Keeka MPL – DA KZN Spokesperson on Health The Democratic Alliance will consider legal action against KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo and his Department following a leaked internal circular, dated September 2017, which alludes to a directive that all 100 posts for medical registrars for 2019 be filled with Black African candidates […]