Police must act urgently after another political attack

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Cllr Hlanganani Lukhozi DA Councillor in Umzimkhulu Municipality and Constituency Youth Rep.   The DA is concerned by the escalation of political violence in Umzimkhulu Municipality after three ANC councilors were attacked by armed gunmen last night. In what seems like yet another case of political violence, Cllrs Sindiso Magaqa, Jabu […]

The Mayor ‘disappears’ while eThekwini Municipality burns

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Martin Meyer, Cllr DA eThekwini Whip for Human Settlements and Infrastructure   The Mayor ‘disappears’ while eThekwini Municipality burns   The DA has written to the Chairperson of the Human Settlements and Infrastructure Committee, Cllr Mondli Mthembu, calling for an urgent meeting with DA councillors to discuss the recent mass […]

DA sends condolences to family of murdered police officer

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety and Liaison   DA sends condolences to family of murdered police officer   The Democratic Alliance sends its deepest condolences to the family of Warrant Officer Sasha Naidoo. Naidoo was stabbed and killed on duty in Madadeni, outside Newcastle. The incident occurred […]

DA condemns killing of yet another councillor

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dean Macpherson, MP DA  Umgungundlovu East Constituency Head   DA condemns killing of yet another councillor   The Democratic Alliance (DA) strongly condemns the killing of Richmond Ward Councillor, Sifiso Mkhize last night after he was gunned down at his home by unknown assailants. This latest incident brings to 3, the […]

eThekwini spends R20 million on Caspirs for the understaffed Metro Police

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by Heinz de Boer – DA eThekwini EXCO Member The DA is shocked by the eThekwini Municipality’s secret move to spend R20 million on the purchase of four military grade armoured vehicles, instead of hiring more staff in its Metro Police Department. The purchase comes amid a deepening crisis in the Metro Police; staff shortages, […]

Forensic audit shows Nongoma was run by a corrupt ‘mafia-style’ NFP elite

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Hlanganani Gumbi , MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs   Forensic audit shows Nongoma was run by a corrupt ‘mafia-style’ NFP elite   The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal can today reveal that the National Freedom Party (NFP) drove the Nongoma Municipality into the ground through the use […]

DA calls for urgent investigation following Empangeni jailbreak

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety and Liaison   DA calls for urgent investigation following Empangeni jailbreak   THE Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal will call for an urgent investigation into how six awaiting-trial detainees managed to simply walk out of their prison cells at the Empangeni police station. […]

Community doesn’t feel safe following alleged shooting by eThekwini Councillor

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango  DA KZN  Leader   Community doesn’t feel safe following alleged shooting by eThekwini Councillor   The Democratic Alliance welcomes the swift arrest by the South African Police Services (SAPS) of an ANC eThekwini Councillor who allegedly shot a young man. The 21-year-old man was shot for no apparent reason on Sunday, […]

DA calls for urgent oversight visits to Durban motor licencing and testing facilities

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN  Spokesperson on Transport   DA calls for urgent oversight visits to Durban motor licencing and testing facilities THE Democratic Alliance will today write to the Chairperson of the KwaZulu-Natal Transport Portfolio Committee to request urgent oversight visits to motor licensing bureaus and testing centres in the […]

eMadlangeni Mayor allegedly uses mayoral vehicle for personal matters

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Gerhardt Smook, CLLR  DA eMadlangeni Councilor   eMadlangeni Mayor allegedly uses mayoral vehicle for personal matters   The DA will be writing to the eMadlangeni Mayor, Lindile Mhlungu, asking that she urgently responds to our questions about her alleged expenditure of public funds through the use of the mayoral vehicle for […]