Sick, suspended and absent DoE officials rack up more than 6 000 days off

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   Sick, suspended and absent DoE officials rack up more than 6 000 days off   The KwaZulu-Natal Education department is facing yet another internal crisis with officials and teachers racking up a total of 6 257 days off as a result of […]

DA KZN: School oversight visits reveal ongoing union capture

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   DA KZN: School oversight visits reveal ongoing union capture   NO textbooks, hazardous infrastructure, internal politics, overcrowded classrooms, drug-related problems and faction fighting are just some of the challenges identified by members of the DA during last week’s KZN Legislature schools functionality […]

DA extends condolences following death of learners in road accident

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Democratic Alliance media statement by  Rafeek Shah, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Transport   DA extends condolences following death of learners in road accident    The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has learned with shock and sadness that four school children in Ntuzuma, North of Durban, were killed in a road accident involving a minibus taxi and […]

DA to query KZN “Hollywood” style matric result extravaganza cost

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Francois Rodgers, MPL  Leader of the DA in the KZN Legislature   DA to query KZN “Hollywood” style matric result extravaganza cost   The DA will today write to KZN Education MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwane to establish how much his department spent on an extravagant “Hollywood” style function held at the International Convention […]

DA want answers over KZN’s 800 vacant senior posts at schools

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   DA want answers over KZN’s 800 vacant senior posts at schools   The Democratic Alliance will today submit a written parliamentary question to KZN’s Education MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwana to establish the reasons for as many as 800 vacant senior posts at schools […]

DA KZN: Teen pregnancy a crisis – but avoidable

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL  Member of the DA Caucus in the KZN Legislature   DA KZN: Teen pregnancy a crisis – but avoidable   Teen pregnancy is a rising problem, particularly in KZN. It is also an issue that touches on other matters which continue to be problematic in our society […]

DA congratulates DASO on historic 4 seat win at UKZN

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Zwakele Mncwango  DA KZN Leader   DA congratulates DASO on historic 4 seat win at UKZN   The DA in KwaZulu-Natal congratulates the Democratic Alliance Students Organisation (DASO) for winning four Student Representative Council (SRC) seats at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. This is a historic victory for the DA and DASO, […]

2016 Matric finals: A good matric is the stepping stone to an opportunity-filled future

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   2016 Matric finals: A good matric is the stepping stone to an opportunity-filled future     As matric students around the country begin writing their final exams, the DA in KZN wishes learners in the province all the very best for these […]

Uni-Zulu prioritises execs over poor students

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Cllr. Christo Botha  DA Ward Cllr at uMhlathuze Municipality KZN   Uni-Zulu prioritises execs over poor students     The recent reports that the management of the  University of Zululand is spending millions of rands on purchasing lavish homes for their executive amidst the ongoing student protests are disturbing.   Reports […]

Alleged ‘child molester’ security guard must be immediately removed from special needs school

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   Alleged ‘child molester’ security guard must be immediately removed from special needs school   The Democratic Alliance is calling on KwaZulu Natal Health MEC, Mthandeni Dlungwane, to launch an immediate investigation into a security guard accused of sexually molesting several school girls […]