#KZNRhino: Premier must release Task Team report as 2017 poaching figures eclipse those from last year

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Ann McDonnell, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA)   #KZNRhino: Premier must release Task Team report as 2017 poaching figures eclipse those from last year   The Democratic Alliance today calls on KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Willies Mchunu, to release the long-awaited Task Team report on rhino […]

DA KZN: Speaker must probe ‘thuggery allegations’ against Finance MEC Belinda Scott

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature   DA KZN: Speaker must probe ‘thuggery allegations’ against Finance MEC Belinda Scott   The Democratic Alliance will today write to KwaZulu-Natal Legislature Speaker, Lydia Johnson to request an urgent investigation following serious allegations of unethical behaviour against provincial Finance […]

Taxi Association operations banned in Alfred Duma Municipality

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Alf Lees, MP DA Uthukela Constituency Leader and DA Deputy Shadow Minister of Finance   Taxi Association operations banned in Alfred Duma Municipality   The DA unequivocally condemns the violence and murders that have occurred in the Ladysmith area and that seem to be associated with rivalry and hostility between […]

Brutal killings in KZN must stop

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   Brutal killings in KZN must stop   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KZN sends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the late Sthe Mhlongo, ANC Youth League Deputy Secretary in the Moses Mabhida Region whose life was cut short in a brutal shooting […]

Another life lost while the eThekwini municipality drags its feet

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sharon Hoosen, Cllr DA eThekwini Chief Whip   Another life lost while the eThekwini municipality drags its feet   Today a three-year-old child tragically lost his life and a woman was seriously injured at the Bottlebrush informal settlement after they stepped on a live electrical cable. Hundreds of illegal connections exist […]

DA condemns another merciless killing in the taxi industry

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   DA condemns another merciless killing in the taxi industry   The DA is calling for multi-pronged intervention by provincial and local government transport authorities following the murder of the Chairman of the Sizwe Taxi Association, Sibusiso Nkomonde. Nkomonde was shot dead yesterday in continuing taxi […]

DA calls on KZN Transport MEC to convene urgent Taxi Indaba

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Transport   DA calls on KZN Transport MEC to convene urgent Taxi Indaba   The Democratic Alliance will today call on KZN Transport MEC, Mxolisi Kaunda, to convene an urgent Taxi Indaba aimed at confronting and addressing issues within the industry. The appeal is […]

Ladysmith massacre highlights need for proper policing

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   Ladysmith massacre highlights need for proper policing   The DA has learnt with horror of the death of six innocent people this morning outside Ladysmith. These people were caught up in the apparent assassination of the Klip River Taxi Association Deputy Chair Mr Ngobese and […]

Armed eThekwini Metro Police forcefully remove residents from gallery

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sharon Hoosen, Cllr DA eThekwini Chief Whip   Armed eThekwini Metro Police forcefully remove residents from gallery   The DA in the eThekwini Council is appalled by the order today of the eThekwini Speaker, Cllr. William Mapena, to have residents of the Bottlebrush informal settlement forcefully removed from the gallery in […]

KZN Crime Stats: The real crime is ANC-led government’s apathetic attitude

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety and Liaison   KZN Crime Stats: The real crime is ANC-led government’s apathetic attitude   KwaZulu-Natal remains a South African murder hotspot with a 2.2% increase in the number of cases reported from April 2016 to March 2017. The province reported […]