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 […]

Failing ANC can’t keep KZN women and children safe

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA spokesperson on Community Safety Failing ANC can’t keep KZN women and children safe   The announcement of the National Crime Statistics earlier today have painted a shocking picture in KwaZulu-Natal, with the province once again the ‘murder capital’ of the country and the highest number of […]

EThekwini municipality rejects DA’s proposal to establish municipal rehab facilities

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Nicole Graham, Cllr DA EThekwini Caucus Leader   EThekwini municipality rejects DA’s proposal to establish municipal rehab facilities   The failing ANC-run eThekwini Council has rejected the Democratic Alliance’s proposal to establish municipal rehabilitation facilitates. These facilities have been spearheaded in DA-governed metros across the country, and have assisted community members […]

DAWN KZN hands over memorandum of concerns to Phoenix Police Station

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Shehana Kajee Democratic Alliance Women’s Network Chair in KZN   DAWN KZN hands over memorandum of concerns to Phoenix Police Station   Not to editors: Please click here for a soundbite by the DAWN KZN Chairperson, Shehana Kajee. Please click here, here and here for photos. The KZN DA Women’s Network (DAWN) […]

DA writes to SAHRC over claims of horrific abuse at Ulundi’s Zisize Care Centre

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sharon Hoosen, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Social Development   DA writes to SAHRC over claims of horrific abuse at Ulundi’s Zisize Care Centre   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has written to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) (view here) to request an urgent probe into the Zisize Care […]

DA calls on KZN Health MEC to lay criminal charges against Federation for Economic Transformation

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health DA calls on KZN Health MEC to lay criminal charges against Federation for Economic Transformation   The Democratic Alliance (DA) has recommended and supported the view of the KwaZulu-Natal health portfolio committee that criminal charges be laid against members of the Federation […]

DA lays charges against Richmond municipality managers

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Goodman Madonda, Cllr  DA KZN Spokesperson on  Quality of Life   DA lays charges against Richmond municipality managers   Note to editors: Please click here for a soundbite by Councillor Goodman Madonda. The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Richmond Municipality has today laid charges of fraud against the Municipality’s Chief Financial Officer […]

DA EThekwini reports Head of Legal Services to the Human Rights Commission

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Nicole Graham, Cllr DA Ethekwini Caucus Leader   DA EThekwini reports Head of Legal Services to the Human Rights Commission   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has reported the municipality’s Head of Legal Services, Gideon Phungula, to the Human Rights Commission. I have also written to City Manager Sipho Nzuza to […]

‘Fake’ Report leads portfolio committee to non-existent KZN agricultural project

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Quality of Life   ‘Fake’ Report leads portfolio committee to non-existent KZN agricultural project   An oversight inspection by the KwaZulu-Natal Quality of Life portfolio committee in Ilembe last week has revealed a web of lies and deceit after it was discovered that […]

Action against KZN Agric Department ‘cash cow’ officials a step in the right direction

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sizwe Mchunu, MPL DA spokesperson on Agriculture   Action against KZN Agric Department ‘cash cow’ officials a step in the right direction   The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes an announcement by KZN Agriculture MEC, Themba Mthembu, that a full investigation along with disciplinary action is to be undertaken by his Department […]