Failing ANC has left Nagina at the mercy of criminals

by Zwakele Mncwango – DA KZN Premier Candidate Today the Democratic Alliance visited a 66-year-old grandmother [name withheld to protect her from further victimisation] of Tin Town informal settlement who lives alone, and has been a victim of several house burglaries. She currently has a protection order against her neighbour whom she accuses of being responsible […]

#MncwangoforPremier: Mncwango kicks off Premier Campaign

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Tomorrow, 08 January 2019, DA KZN Premier Candidate Zwakele Mncwango kicks off his campaign trail for 2019 by officially opening the DA Provincial Contact Centre. The Contact Centre staff is the party’s operations nerve centre for the election campaign. During the visit, the Premier Candidate will make calls to voters and interact with the Contact […]

The people of eThekwini’s money doesn’t belong to the ANC

by Zwakele Mncwango – DA KZN Premier Candidate  The Democratic Alliance (DA) has written to the eThekwini City Manager Sipho Nzuza requesting details regarding the reports that eThekwini is planning to splash out more than R20 million on ANC statues.According to the reports, the statues will be unveiled later in the year. Whilst the DA […]

KZN 2018 Matric Results: Manufactured marks continue to fail thousands of learners

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA Spokesperson on Education   The Democratic Alliance congratulates the province’s matric learners who have passed their National Senior Certificate Exams. In particular, we congratulate those who have done so despite facing numerous challenges, including that of an often failing schooling system. With a 3.3% increase […]

DA slams Zuma’s eThekwini record deal

by Nicole Graham Cllr – DA eThekwini CouncillorDA slams Zuma’s eThekwini record dealThe Democratic Alliance (DA) in eThekwini has slammed media reports that the City’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit will be funding the recording of former President Jacob Zuma’s favorite struggle songs in 2019. This record deal is blatant patronage where the people’s money […]

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 […]

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 […]