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 […]

KZN Music House forensic audit reveals fraud and corruption at the highest level

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Democratic Alliance media statement by George Mari, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Arts and Culture   KZN Music House forensic audit reveals fraud and corruption at the highest level   The Democratic Alliance has been advised that the long-awaited forensic investigation into alleged fraud and corruption by the province’s Department of Arts and Culture (DoAC) within […]

KZN Agri Dept spends R98 million on shambolic tractor procurement deal

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sizwe Mchunu, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Agriculture and Rural Development   KZN Agri Dept spends R98 million on shambolic tractor procurement deal   KwaZulu-Natal’s Agriculture Department is in such a shambolic state that it was recently forced to employ the services of Old Mutual’s Masisizane Programme – at a cost […]

ANC must come clean at Moerane Commission

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dean Macpherson, MP DA uMgungundlovu East Constituency Head   ANC must come clean at Moerane Commission   The ANC’s testimony today before the Moerane Commission of Inquiry into political killings in KwaZulu-Natal was deeply disappointing. The DA and the people of Kwa-Zulu Natal had hoped that the ANC would shed light on the […]

MEC must probe Ulundi’s use of public funds for IFP advertising

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Thomas Radebe, MP DA Zululand West Constituency Head   MEC must probe Ulundi’s use of public funds for IFP advertising   The DA in KZN requested the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Nomusa Dube Ncube, to probe the blatant misuse of public funds by Ulundi Municipality to promote […]

Recurring family killings in KZN are a worry

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mergan Chetty, MPL DA KZN Deputy Leader   Recurring family killings in KZN are a worry   The Democratic Alliance in KZN is concerned about the recurrence of family killings in the province. Whilst we are mourning the loss of the eight Sibiya family members at Matimatolo in Greytown earlier this […]

DA sends condolences after Amatimatolo family massacre

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Sizwe Mchunu, MPL DA uMzinyathi Constituency Head   DA sends condolences after Amatimatolo family massacre   The DA in Umzinyathi conveys its heartfelt condolences to the Sibiya families after eight family members were brutally killed in Amatimatolo earlier this week. In this time of political murders committed on a regular basis […]

KZN Office of the Premier senior officials linked to R23m fraud scandal still running the department

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   KZN Office of the Premier senior officials linked to R23m fraud scandal still running the department   The Democratic Alliance has today submitted a written parliamentary question to KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu following the revelation that senior officials implicated […]

DA cautiously welcomes intervention in eDumbe

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Sbusiso Nkosi, Cllr  DA Zululand West Chairperson   DA cautiously welcomes intervention in eDumbe   The DA cautiously welcomes the intervention by the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nomusa Dube Ncube, in eDumbe Municipality. We strongly condemn MEC Ncube’s recent criticism of the opposition and her assertion that […]