Moerane Commission: ANC abuse of power behind the political bloodbath in KZN

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Premier Candidate Moerane Commission: ANC abuse of power behind the political bloodbath in KZN   The Moerane Commission report, tabled earlier today in the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature has vindicated the DA’s long-held belief that the political bloodbath in the province is the result of a dysfunctional and […]

Umhlathuze Mayoral House will escalate to R20 million of public funds

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Premier Candidate Umhlathuze Mayoral House will escalate to R20 million of public funds   The oversight inspection by the Democratic Alliance in uMhlathuze Mayoral Mansion construction site revealed that the building project could escalate to an estimated R20 million, against the City’s R5.5 million budget. In […]

KZN Health’s shocking audit is testimony to MEC Dhlomo’s leadership

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health   KZN Health’s shocking audit is testimony to MEC Dhlomo’s leadership   A recent presentation by the Office of the Auditor-General to the KwaZulu-Natal Health portfolio committee has reinforced the Democratic Alliance’s view that the province’s Health Department is in crisis. According […]

Stanger crime crisis: DA requests meeting with Police Minister

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dean Macpherson, MP DA Ilembe Constituency Chaiperson   Stanger crime crisis: DA requests meeting with Police Minister   The Democratic Alliance (DA) has requested an urgent meeting with the Minister of Police, Bheki Cele as well as the Minister of Justice, Michael Masutha, to devise an intervention that will restore order […]

Fire Safety: Addington Hospital is a death trap

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health Fire Safety: Addington Hospital is a death trap   The Democratic Alliance has today written to KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, (view here) to call for a comprehensive audit into fire safety compliance levels at the province’s hospitals, in particular Addington Hospital and the […]

Grade 11 exam delays at Luphaphe High School while learners do principal’s laundry

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Nomfundo Khubone, CLLR DA KZN Youth Deputy Chairperson   Grade 11 exam delays at Luphaphe High School while learners do principal’s laundry    The DA Youth in KZN will be meeting with DA KZN Education Spokesperon, Dr Rishigen Viranna, about the surfacing of a video of high school learners from Inchanga’s […]

DA calls on MEC to intervene as Kwadukuza ECD facility remains closed amid scandal

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sharon Hoosen, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Social Development DA calls on MEC to intervene as Kwadukuza ECD facility remains closed amid scandal The Democratic Alliance has written to KZN Social Development MEC, Weziwe Thusi, (view here) to request that she urgently intervene at the Driefontein Early Childhood Development Centre in […]

It is time to Stand up. Asisukume!

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango , MPL DA KZN Leader It is time to Stand up. Asisukume!  Notes to the editor: The speech below was delivered by DA KZN Leader Zwakele Mncwango after he was announced as KZN’s Premier Candidate Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen.   It is a great honour to accept my party’s […]

Rot remains within KZN Agriculture as crooked officials capture Department

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Scopa Rot remains within KZN Agriculture as crooked officials capture Department   Despite overwhelming proof of irregular expenditure totalling R2.2 million by a senior official, KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Agriculture (DoA) decided to terminate his employment in January rather than pursue ‘costly and lengthy’ legal […]

EThekwini maidens sleep on soggy floors during the 2018 reed dance

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Shontel De Boer, CLLR DA EThekwini Councillor   EThekwini maidens sleep on soggy floors during the 2018 reed dance   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini is disappointed by the conditions maidens were exposed to during this year’s Umkhosi woMhlanga (Reed Dance). The young women were left to sleep on hard floors […]