DA thanks community for assisting in the recovery of stolen campaign vehicle

by Zwakele Mncwango – DA KZN Premier CandidateDA thanks community for assisting in the recovery of stolen campaign vehicle The Democratic Alliance would like to thank members of the community for their swift action in assisting the DA in recovering the party’s branded Premier Candidate Campaign vehicle. The vehicle was stolen on Saturday night in […]

DA to consider legal action against MEC Dhlomo over proposed January 2019 KZN medical registrar intake

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by Dr Imran Keeka MPL – DA KZN Spokesperson on Health The Democratic Alliance will consider legal action against KZN Health MEC, Sibongiseni Dhlomo and his Department following a leaked internal circular, dated September 2017, which alludes to a directive that all 100 posts for medical registrars for 2019 be filled with Black African candidates […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

DA calls on Education MEC to account for misspent millions

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA spokesperson on Education DA calls on Education MEC to account for misspent millions   The Democratic Alliance (DA) is deeply alarmed by the latest Auditor-General’s findings which show that KwaZulu-Natal’s Depart of Education (DoE) misspent millions, with almost R20 million in wasteful and fruitless expenditure and […]

#KZNHealthCrisis: MEC cannot run from the truth

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health #KZNHealthCrisis: MEC cannot run from the truth   Today’s KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health (DoH) media briefing – designed to excuse the numerous and ongoing failures on the part of MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo and his Department – must be seen for the crisis […]

#KZNOncology: Crisis far from over as Addington Hospital stops all chemotherapy treatment

Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on  Health   #KZNOncology: Crisis far from over as Addington Hospital stops all chemotherapy treatment   The DA in KwaZulu-Natal has been reliably informed that all chemotherapy for cancer patients has been stopped at Addington Hospital while there is a very limited service at […]