DA calls on MECs to urgently restore teaching and learning at Masakhane High School following double tragedy

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA spokesperson on Education DA calls on MECs to urgently restore teaching and learning at Masakhane High School following double tragedy   The Democratic Alliance (DA) today calls on both KZN Community Safety and Liaison MEC, Mxolisi Kaunda, and Education MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwane, to urgently intervene at […]

DA calls for answers as more than half of KZN libraries are left without internet since April

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Democratic Alliance media statement by George Mari, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Arts and Culture DA calls for answers as more than half of KZN libraries are left without internet since April   The Democratic Alliance(DA) has today called for answers from KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Arts and Culture MEC, Bongiwe Sithole-Moloi, following the revelation that a staggering […]

#KZNOncologyCrisis: Oncology services now worse than two years ago

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health   #KZNOncologyCrisis: Oncology services now worse than two years ago   An oversight inspection of Addington Hospital’s oncology unit has confirmed that the situation is now worse than it was two years ago when the DA first reported a province-wide oncology care […]

Lakehaven Youth and Child Development Centre: DA oversight inspection reveals dire conditions

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sharon Hoosen, MPL DA spokesperson on Social Development Lakehaven Youth and Child Development Centre: DA oversight inspection reveals dire conditions   The Democratic Alliance has today written to KZN Social Development MEC, Weziwe Thusi (view here) to call for urgent intervention at the Lakehaven Youth and Child Development Centre after an oversight […]

Five years later and Hammersdale community hall remains badly damaged

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Vincent Mkhize, Cllr DA EThekwini Councillor   Five years later and Hammersdale community hall remains badly damaged   Notes to editor: Kindly find the links to the letter to the speaker and the sound bite from Councillor Vincent Mkhize herein. You may also follow the link to the pictures as well. […]

DA eThekwini welcomes National Treasury statement on preferential procurement

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Nicole Graham, Cllr DA EThekwini Caucus Leader   DA eThekwini welcomes National Treasury statement on preferential procurement   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has welcomed a statement by the National Treasury that cautioned municipalities against misuse of the preferential procurement framework. Treasury’s indication that they had received complaints that this framework […]

DA intervention halts closure of Kokstad’s Elonwabeni Old Age Home

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sharon Hoosen, MPL DA spokesperson on Social Development DA intervention halts closure of Kokstad’s Elonwabeni Old Age Home   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu Natal welcomes a unanimous decision by the provincial Social Development Portfolio Committee to stop the provincial Social Development Department from closing down Kokstad-based Elonwabeni Old Age […]

Anarchy looming at Dumabezwe High as uncaring ANC leaves school leaderless

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA spokesperson on Education Anarchy looming at Dumabezwe High as uncaring ANC leaves school leaderless   An oversight inspection by the Democratic Alliance at Bulwer’s Dumabezwe High School last week has revealed a facility on the verge of anarchy as a result of severe administrative mismanagement by […]

DA condemns the use of live ammunition against protesters

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  Democratic Alliance media statement by Samantha Windvogal, CLLR DA eThekwini Councillor   DA condemns the use of live ammunition against protesters   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini extends condolences to the Ndlovu family after their son, Siyanda Ndlovu, was allegedly shot and killed by municipal security officers on Saturday. The DA has written to the […]

KZN’s Health staffers ‘off sick’ for more than 5 000 days in five months

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health   KZN’s Health staffers ‘off sick’ for more than 5 000 days in five months     A written parliamentary reply (view here) to questions by the Democratic Alliance has revealed that 85 staff within the KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Health (DoH) have […]