KZN Cabinet report card: ‘Empty suit’ Premier fails to deliver, account

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by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL - Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature Today’s annual KwaZulu-Natal Cabinet report card by the DA indicates an overall decline as an ‘empty suit’ Premier and 86% of his failing ANC Executive and their Departments record either no improvement or a regression in terms of performance levels. According to the DA’s […]

DA to petition Parliament to hold Bheki Cele accountable for Stanger 1.4% conviction rate

Dean-Macpherson

Democratic Alliance Media Statement by Dean Macpherson MP – DA ILembe Constituency Head DA to petition Parliament to hold Bheki Cele accountable for Stanger 1.4% conviction rate The Democratic Alliance (DA) will submit a petition to National Assembly Speaker, Baleka Mbete to hold Police Minister, Bheki Cele accountable for his steadfast refusal to address the […]

DA saddened by the killing of a local businessman

Kathleen Naidoo - KZN - Mandeni

Democratic Alliance media statement by Katheleen Naidoo, CLLR DA Mandeni Councillor   DA saddened by the killing of a local businessman   The Democratic Alliance would like to send condolences to the family of the late Skyton Recycling owner at Mandeni Arnold Watkins who was brutally murdered last night. It is alleged that he was attacked […]

eThekwini Mayor blocks question on Fan Parks spending

Nicole Graham_New

Democratic Alliance media statement by Nicole Graham, CLLR DA Ethekwini Caucus Leader   eThekwini Mayor blocks question on Fan Parks spending   The Democratic Alliance is deeply concerned about Mayor Zandile Gumede’s conduct in today’s eThekwini Executive Committee Meeting. After a presentation from Durban Tourism about the Soweto Derby Fan Parks at the weekend, which cost […]

DA asks Director of Prosecutions to investigate suspect withdrawal of intimidation case against ANC member

Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Premier Candidate   DA asks Director of Prosecutions to investigate suspect withdrawal of intimidation case against ANC member   The DA has written to KZN Provincial Director of Public Prosecutions, Adv. Moipone Noko, requesting that she investigates the suspicious circumstances that saw the withdrawal of charges […]

The DA in KZN calls for political stability after our councillors were shot at

Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Premier Candidate   The DA in KZN calls for political stability after our councillors were shot at   Notes to the editor: Please click here for an English soundbite and here for an isiZulu soundbite by Zwakele Mncwango and here for a soundbite by Councillor Siboniso […]

KZN Mid-Term Budget: Failing ANC has no plan

Francois Rodgers

Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL DA Spokesperson on Finance KZN Mid-Term Budget: Failing ANC has no plan   KwaZulu-Natal will not see change management within its provincial government Departments until such time as the current failing ANC leadership is removed at the ballot box. This was evident during the Auditor-General’s provincial audit outcomes […]

KZN Mid-Term Budget: Failing ANC has no plan

Francois Rodgers

Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL DA Spokesperson on Finance   KZN Mid-Term Budget: Failing ANC has no plan   KwaZulu-Natal will not see change management within its provincial government Departments until such time as the current failing ANC leadership is removed at the ballot box. This was evident during the Auditor-General’s provincial audit […]

Sexual, physical and verbal abuse on the rise at KZN schools

Dr Rishigen Viranna

Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA spokesperson on Education Sexual, physical and verbal abuse on the rise at KZN schools.   A parliamentary reply to questions by the Democratic Alliance has revealed that the number of KwaZulu-Natal learners who are the victims of sexual or physical assault by teachers is on the […]

KZN facing projected R1.2 billion deficit while Departments continue runaway spending

Francois Rodgers

Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Finance KZN facing projected R1.2 billion deficit while Departments continue runaway spending   Mid-term hearings by KwaZulu-Natal’s Finance portfolio committee have revealed that the province is facing a massive projected deficit of almost R1.2 billion for the 2018/19 financial year. This as a result […]