ANC in eThekwini block opposition from performing council oversight

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Shontel De Boer, Cllr  DA EThekwini Councillor   ANC in eThekwini block opposition from performing council oversight   Kindly find the link to the resolutions taken by Council on the Rules of order.   During a Council meeting on 6 December 2017 the controversial amendments to the Rules of order by […]

Mayor Gumede’s shambolic Informal Traders imbizo must be investigated

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Chris Pappas, Cllr  DA EThekwini Councillor   Mayor Gumede’s shambolic Informal Traders imbizo must be investigated   The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini will write to the City Manager, Mr Sipho Nzuza, requesting an investigation and audit of the Informal Traders Imbizo hosted by the eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede, this week. According […]

DA reports abusive Umlathuze Councillor to the Speaker

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Luyanda Sazi Msane,  DA uThungulu Constituency Chairperson   DA reports abusive Umlathuze Councillor to the Speaker    Notes to the editor: Kindly follow the link to view the video in mention.   The DA in King Cetshwayo is dismayed by the video that is making rounds on social media where an ANC […]

DA welcomes corruption charges against KZN ANC leader

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango,  DA KZN Leader   DA welcomes corruption charges against KZN ANC leader   The DA welcomes the charges of fraud, corruption, theft and money laundering that were laid against former Kwazulu-Natal (KZN) MEC and convenor of the interim ANC KwaZulu-Natal leadership, Mike Mabuyakhulu. In 2011, Mabuyakhulu appeared on charges of […]

DA calls for urgent action in UMkhanyakude carjacking crisis

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Thulani Myeni, Cllr DA uMkhanyakude Councillor   DA calls for urgent action in UMkhanyakude carjacking crisis   The DA in UMkhanyakude calls on the Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula to intervene following the chaos that broke out and that led to a complete shutdown of schools and shops in this area. […]

KZN Scopa Hearings: ‘Audit delinquents’ must be taken to task

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mark Steele, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Scopa   KZN Scopa Hearings: ‘Audit delinquents’ must be taken to task   As KwaZulu-Natal finance watch-dog Scopa’s follow-up hearings gear up to begin today, the Democratic Alliance has called for so-called ‘audit delinquents’ ,including the province’s Health and Education Departments, to be taken […]

DA to call for answers as almost 20 rhino are slaughtered in KZN every month

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Ann McDonnell, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Conservation   DA to call for answers as almost 20 rhino are slaughtered in KZN every month   The Democratic Alliance will call for the KZN Ezemvelo Board to appear before the provincial portfolio committee on Environmental Affairs following the release of the 2017 […]

KZN ANC task team a recipe for more disaster

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature   KZN ANC task team a recipe for more disaster   The appointment of an ANC provincial task team to run KwaZulu-Natal for the next few months is a recipe for disaster and is set to further destabilise governance whilst further […]

MEC must take decisive action as rock-throwing moves to Howick

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Transport   MEC must take decisive action as rock-throwing moves to Howick   The Democratic Alliance (DA) calls on KwaZulu Natal Transport MEC, Mxolisi Kaunda, to take decisive action in the interests of the safety of the province’s commuters following reports of yet another […]

KZN Transport’s reaction to fatal rock-throwing too little, too late

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dean Macpherson, MP     KZN Transport’s reaction to fatal rock-throwing too little, too late   The Democratic Alliance (DA)  in KZN has noted with extreme disappointment the haphazard response by the Provincial Department of Transport to the spate of rock-throwing incidents on the N2 over the last two weeks between Tongaat and […]