Major error threatens entire 2017 National Senior Certificate

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   Major error threatens entire 2017 National Senior Certificate   The Democratic Alliance has today called on KZN Education MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwane to urgently deliver an executive statement of public importance following the discovery of a major computational error within the Department of […]

National School Nutrition Programme: DA welcomes tribunal judgement

Dr Rishigen Viranna

Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   National School Nutrition Programme: DA welcomes tribunal judgement   The Democratic Alliance welcomes a judgement by the Bid Appeals Tribunal against KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education’s flawed National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) tender process – a move which will see the entire adjudication […]

DA KZN wishes matrics all the best in their final exams

Zwakele Mncwango

Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango DA KZN Leader   DA KZN wishes matrics all the best in their final exams   The DA wishes all 153 624 KwaZulu-Natal matriculants well as they begin their National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. We are aware that many matric learners endured difficult circumstances throughout the year just to […]

#MaritzburgCollege: Freedom of association and expression must be protected

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL Spokesperson to the DA in the KZN Legislature   #MaritzburgCollege: Freedom of association and expression must be protected   The DA will always defend and uphold constitutional provisions, even of those we sometimes differ with politically. South Africa’s Constitution guarantees all citizens’ right to freely associate politically and […]

DA condemns horrific violence against KZN learners

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   DA condemns horrific violence against KZN learners   The DA is deeply disturbed by the emergence of two cell phone videos – one showing the alleged gang rape of a school girl by a KwaZulu-Natal school principal and two teachers and another […]

DA demands transport for children who walk for hours to get an education

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  Democratic Alliance media statement by Nomsa Marchesi, MP & Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA Shadow Minister on Basic Education & DA KZN Spokesperson on Eduaction   DA demands transport for children who walk for hours to get an education   Note to editors: Please see pictures here, here and here This morning, DA leaders walked […]

KZN Education and Social Development Departments must work together to stamp out social ills in our schools

Dr Rishigen Viranna

Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   KZN Education and Social Development Departments must work together to stamp out social ills in our schools   The Democratic Alliance will today call for an urgent joint meeting between KwaZulu-Natal’s Education and Social Development departments as a starting point in dealing […]

DA sends condolences after horrific Pietermaritzburg taxi crash

Zwakele Mncwango

Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango  DA KZN  Leader   DA sends condolences after horrific Pietermaritzburg taxi crash   The DA is deeply saddened by the horrific taxi crash in Pietermaritzburg earlier today that claimed 19 lives, with at least 12 other people having sustained serious injuries. The taxi reportedly hit a barrier on the […]

Sihle Zikalala’s arrogance is the reason why the province is a mess

Zwakele Mncwango

Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango  DA KZN  Leader   Sihle Zikalala’s arrogance is the reason why the province is a mess   The Democratic Alliance in KZN is disappointed by the “Shadow Premier” of KZN Sihle Zikalala for his reckless statement accusing Advocate Thembeka Ngcukaitobi of being a counter revolutionary. Zikalala accused Advocate Ngcukaitobi […]

DA calls for presentation of DoE’s Inclusivity Plan as racism war breaks out at George Campbell School

Dr Rishigen Viranna

Democratic Alliance media statement by  Dr. Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   DA calls for presentation of DoE’s Inclusivity Plan as racism war breaks out at George Campbell School   The Democratic Alliance will call on KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Education to present its action plan on promoting inclusivity, respect for diversity and the breaking […]