KZN SAPS ban: DA holds break-through meeting with Acting Commissioner

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Leader KZN SAPS ban: DA holds break-through meeting with Acting Commissioner   The Democratic Alliance (DA) has today held a breakthrough meeting with KZN SAPS Acting Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Mkhwanazi, following the recent alleged banning of public representatives, including Members of the Provincial Legislature (MPLs), from access […]

DA welcomes firing of eThekwini Legal Head

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Nicole Graham, CLLR DA EThewkini Caucus Leader   DA welcomes firing of eThekwini Legal Head   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini welcomes the dismissal of eThekwini Legal and Compliance head, Gideon Phungula. Phungula was found guilty of racism, gross dishonesty and hate speech last week and was sanctioned on Friday. The […]

#KZNHealthCrisis: MEC cannot run from the truth

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health #KZNHealthCrisis: MEC cannot run from the truth   Today’s KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health (DoH) media briefing – designed to excuse the numerous and ongoing failures on the part of MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo and his Department – must be seen for the crisis […]

DA to call for Urgent Public Debate as Premier Mchunu fails to act against his CoGTA MEC

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Premier Candidate   DA to call for Urgent Public Debate as Premier Mchunu fails to act against his CoGTA MEC   The Democratic Alliance will write to KZN Legislature Speaker, Lydia Johnson, to call for a Matter of Urgent Public Debate to be placed on the […]

DA welcomes ruling against racist eThekwini municipality official

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Nicole Graham, CLLR DA EThewkini Caucus Leader   DA welcomes ruling against racist eThekwini municipality official   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has welcomed the outcome of a disciplinary hearing which ruled that eThekwini Legal Head Gideon Phungula, was guilty of racism, gross dishonesty and hate speech. After receiving a transcript […]

MEC fails residents of Zisize Disability Centre – again

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sharon Hoosen, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Social Development MEC fails residents of Zisize Disability Centre – again   The Democratic Alliance has been reliably informed that a case of rape (CAS 41/10/2108) has been opened at the Babanango SAPS after a 20-year-old mentally-challenged resident, living at the Ulundi-based Zisize Care […]

Prasa is failing KZN commuters

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Premier Candidate   Prasa is failing KZN commuters   Note to Editors: You can download a voiceclip in isiZulu from DA KZN Premier Candidate, Zwakele Mncwango   The DA will be seeking an urgent meeting the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) CEO, Sibusiso Sithole, following an […]

Failing ANC has no interest in developing the informal Economy

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Chris Pappas, CLLR DA Central Durban Chairperson   Failing ANC has no interest in developing the Informal Economy   A recent oversight visit of EThekwini Municipality’s Informal Economy Forum (EMIEF)  has revealed the desperate plight of the informal economy in the city. A number of markets and trading facilities were visited including; […]

#KZNOncology: Crisis far from over as Addington Hospital stops all chemotherapy treatment

Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health   #KZNOncology: Crisis far from over as Addington Hospital stops all chemotherapy treatment   The DA in KwaZulu-Natal has been reliably informed that all chemotherapy for cancer patients has been stopped at Addington Hospital while there is a very limited service at […]

DA to query failing ANC Move to move transfer 300 residential stands from Ward 69 to Ward 71

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zamani Khuzwayo, CLLR DA EThekwini Councillor   DA to query failing ANC Move to move transfer 300 residential stands from Ward 69 to Ward 71   The DA in EThekwini has written to the city’s Head of Human Settlements, Ms Beryl Mphakathi, and the Human Settlement Committee Chair, Cllr Mondli Mthembu, […]