DA Women’s Network KZN calls on society to fight violence against women

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Shehana Kajee DA Women’s Network KZN Interim Leader   DA Women’s Network KZN calls on society to fight violence against women   The Democratic Alliance Women’s Network (DAWN) in KwaZulu-Natal is outraged at the recent reports of serious violence against women and the continuous murder of women and children throughout the country […]

DA calls for urgent oversight visit to LIV Village foster home following vandalism

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Social Development   DA calls for urgent oversight visit to LIV Village foster home following vandalism   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal will today call for an urgent oversight visit by KZN Social Development MEC, Weziwe Thusi, to the LIV Village – a Verulam […]

Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Rhino massacre: Portfolio committee to take on MEC over vacant ranger posts

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Ann McDonnell, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Economic Development,Tourism and Enviromental Affairs   Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Rhino massacre: Portfolio committee to take on MEC over vacant ranger posts   An urgent oversight visit by KwaZulu Natal’s Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) Portfolio Committee to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Park has revealed an […]

DA wins in High Court against Mayor Gumede

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Zwakele Mncwango, Cllr DA KZN Leader   DA wins in High Court against Mayor Gumede   The Democratic Alliance welcomes the order in our favour against eThekwini Municipality Mayor, Zandile Gumede, in High Court today, over her incitement to violence ahead of the enormous anti-Zuma march in Durban on 07 April […]

Premier must expedite Inquiry into political killings following uMzimkhulu Speaker’s murder

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   Premier must expedite Inquiry into political killings following uMzimkhulu Speaker’s murder   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal is shocked and saddened by the untimely passing of uMzimkhulu Municipality Speaker, Khaya Thobela who was gunned down outside his home last […]

KZN Community Safety budget slashed as violent crime soars

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishgen Viranna, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Community Safety & Liason   KZN Community Safety budget slashed as violent crime soars   DESPITE a recent SAPS Crime Situation Report, which reveals that KZN has both the highest murder rate and the highest number of sexual offences in the entire country, […]

Nquthu ANC political violence demands increased policing

Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango  DA KZN  Leader   Nquthu ANC political violence demands increased policing   The DA has written to the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Community Safety, Mxolisi Kaunda, to call for increased policing in Nquthu, in the run-up to a highly charged May by-election, after an ANC member physically assaulted a female […]

DA condolences on murder of Richmond Deputy Mayor

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dean Macpherson, MP DA  Umgungundlovu East Constituency Head   DA condolences on murder of Richmond Deputy Mayor   The Democratic Alliance extends sincere condolences to the family of Richmond Deputy Mayor Municipality Thandazile Phoswa who was reportedly shot dead last night. The DA stands with the family and the people of […]

DA lays charges of intimidation against the ANC in ward 32

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mergan Chetty, MP DA KZN Deputy Leader   DA lays charges of intimidation against the ANC in ward 32   The DA has laid charges of intimidation and threats of violence against the ANC and ANC MP Mervin Dirks in case number CAS 280/3/2017. This was in response to their unruly […]

Nongoma Municipality must release R500 mil forensic audit into alleged mass corruption

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Gumbi, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA)     Nongoma Municipality must release R500 mil forensic audit into alleged mass corruption   The Democratic Alliance has written to Nongoma Mayor, SC Mataba, requesting that he immediately release the completed forensic audit report into alleged wide-scale […]