EThekwini speaker disallows DA Problem Building Motion

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Marlaine Nair, CLLR DA eThekwini Whip for Economic Development and Planning   EThekwini speaker disallows DA Problem Building Motion    The eThekwini speaker Councillor William Mapena disallowed a motion submitted by the Democratic Alliance calling for the set up of a special Problem Building Unit. The motion was supposed to be tabled at the August Full […]

DoH fails to act while Townhill patients are left to suffer waiting for electro-convulsive therapy

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health   DoH fails to act while Townhill patients are left to suffer waiting for electro-convulsive therapy   The Democratic Alliance has written to KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, (view here) to call for urgent action after it was established that Electro-Convulsive Therapy treatment (ECT) […]

DA committed to fight against corruption despite MEC Dube-Ncube’s veiled threats to portfolio committee

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Gumbi, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  COGTA   DA committed to fight against corruption despite MEC Dube-Ncube’s veiled threats to portfolio committee   Last week KwaZulu-Natal’s CoGTA portfolio committee finally adopted a report emanating from a meeting with Msunduzi Municipality earlier this year which saw senior officials, including the Deputy […]

DA slams outrageous spending on eThekwini Mayoral events

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Nicole  Graham, Cllr DA EThekwini Caucus Leader   DA slams outrageous spending on eThekwini Mayoral events   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in eThekwini will be voting against an item before the eThekwini Council that will cost ratepayers almost a hundred million rand on ‘mayoral parlour events’ over three years. These events […]

DA Youth Leader Mphithi to encourage the youth of KZN to register for Change in 2019

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DA Youth Leader Mphithi to encourage the youth of KZN to register for Change in 2019   Tomorrow, Friday 31 August 2018, the Democratic Alliance Youth Leader, Luyolo Mphithi, accompanied by DA KZN Youth Chairperson, Fikani Khubisa, DA Youth Deputy Chairperson, Henning De Wet, uThungulu DA Constituency Chairperson, Sazi Msane, and members of the Provincial […]

KZN’s 100 ‘new’ ambulances: MEC Dhlomo continues to mislead the people of our province

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health  KZN’s 100 ‘new’ ambulances: MEC Dhlomo continues to mislead the people of our province   Provincial Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo continues to mislead the people of KwaZulu-Natal by releasing statements which give false hope when it comes to healthcare services in the […]

Elonwabeni Old Age Home: Suffering continues after DSD lied to portfolio committee about current conditions

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sharon Hoosen, MPL & Francois Rodgers, MPL   DA spokesperson on Social Development and Chief whip to the DA in the KZN legislature   Elonwabeni Old Age Home: Suffering continues after DSD lied to portfolio committee about current conditions     The Democratic Alliance has again written to the South African Human Rights […]

Committee report reveals shocking financial and operational performance within KZN Agriculture Department

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sizwe Mchunu, MPL DA spokesperson on Agriculture   Committee report reveals shocking financial and operational performance within KZN Agriculture Department   A report presented to KwaZulu-Natal’s Agricultural portfolio committee late last week has revealed shocking details about both the financial and operational performance by the province’s Department of Agriculture (DoA). Particularly […]

DA will insist that Premier fires KZN Community Safety HOD following gross abuse of authority

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA spokesperson on Community Safety DA will insist that Premier fires KZN Community Safety HOD following gross abuse of authority The Democratic Alliance has today written to KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Willies Mchunu, and his Community Safety MEC, Mxolisi Kaunda, to insist on the removal of HOD, Themba Mavundla, […]

DA welcomes growth in uMngeni by-election

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango, MPL DA KZN Leader   DA welcomes growth in uMngeni by-election   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KZN is pleased by the result of yesterday’s Ward 7 by-election in uMngeni Municipality which saw the party grow from 80.5% during the 2016 Local Government elections to 83.4%.   This is another glowing testimony that […]