DA sends condolences to family of murdered ANC councillor

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader    DA sends condolences to family of murdered ANC councillor   The DA extends its deepest condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of KwaNongoma ANC councillor, Thami Nyembe, who was shot and killed last night.    It is reported that Councillor Nyembe was shot […]

DA won’t let people of Glebelands be forgotten

Democratic Alliance Statement by Zakhele Mbhele MP DA Shadow Minister of Police   DA won’t let people of Glebelands be forgotten   The poor responsiveness and alleged lack of effective investigations by the South African Police Service in Umlazi has been identified by local residents as one of the major contributing factors to the protracted violence at […]

DA sends condolences to the family of murdered ANC Councillor

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   DA sends condolences to the family of murdered ANC Councillor    The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal sends heartfelt condolences to the family of ANC Councillor, Zodwa Sibiya, who was shot dead last night at Glebelands Hostel. Sibiya was one of dedicated councillors, who stood […]

DA condemns the family massacre in Mthwalume

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Cllr Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN leader   The Democratic Alliance in KZN would like to send condolences to the family at Msinsini village just outside Port Shepstone whose family members were massacred in the early hours of this morning. Eight family members were brutally hacked to death by people who allegedly […]

DA KZN: DA condemns Underberg farm attack

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety and Liaison   THE DA will today write to KZN’s Community Safety portfolio committee chairperson, calling for an urgent report from both KZN’s Community Safety department and the provincial SAPS on its rural safety strategy, following an attack on an Underberg […]

16 Days of Activism – the time for action is now

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Quality of Life THE DA in KZN will launch a campaign aimed at breaking the silence around abuse as part of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children. The purpose of the campaign is to ensure that cases of […]

McBride must investigate suppression of evidence in nightclub assault case

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Dianne Kohler Barnard MP DA Shadow Minister of Police   I have written to the Executive Director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), Robert McBride, urging him to launch an investigation into the alleged criminal conduct of the detective tasked with investigating the brutal assault of Delia Adonis. Reports this […]

Nene must introduce cap on VIP protection expenditure

Democratic Alliance press statement by Dianne Kohler Barnard MP DA Shadow Minister of Police The DA will seek a meeting with both the Minister of Police, Nathi Nhleko, and Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene, to discuss the possibility of introducing a cap on VIP protection expenditure for President Jacob Zuma, his cabinet, provincial MECs and other […]

SAPS must implement plan to stop mall robberies

Democratic Alliance press statement by Dianne Kohler Barnard MP DA Shadow Minister of Police The DA will write today to the Minister of Police, Nkosinathi Nhleko, and the National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, to request that a full and complete briefing be presented to Parliament on how the spate of mall robberies will be contained. […]

Crime stats may be final nail in the coffin

The credibility of the province’s crime statistics, released last week, have come under fire as massive  discrepancies come to light, including SAPS stations with a 100 percent drop in crime while other areas not known for crime, see an increase of up to 6 000 percent. One such instance is Westville police station which, according […]