DA to report Nkandla failed school feeding programme to SAHRC

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Mbali Ntuli MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   DA to report Nkandla failed school feeding programme to SAHRC   The DA will report the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Department of Education to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), following the collapse of a school feeding programme in Nkandla, leaving over 3000 […]

NCOP visits to KZN schools reveal tragic conditions

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Mergan K Chetty, MP KZN Member of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP)   NCOP visits to KZN schools reveal tragic conditions     Scheduled visits to several rural KZN schools yesterday – by National Council of Provinces (NCOP) representatives and provincial MPL’s – have revealed tragic conditions.   They have […]

DoE credibility at stake over latest textbook crisis

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   DoE credibility at stake over latest textbook crisis   The DA will today call for an emergency Education portfolio committee meeting following a report which confirms that most of the province’s Grade 6 learners do not have their own reading books while […]

DASO condemns violence at UKZN

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Sizwe Msweli  DASO UKZN Branch Chairperson   DASO condemns violence at UKZN      The Democratic Alliance Students Organisation (DASO) UKZN will call for a special general meeting as per the university’s constitution, between management and students, following the chaos that has erupted on campus in the last 24 hours.   […]

Torched Coffee Shop: UKZN Howard College SRC must convene Special General Student Meeting

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Sizwe Msweli  DASO UKZN Branch Chairperson   Torched Coffee Shop: UKZN Howard College SRC must convene Special General Student Meeting             The Democratic Alliance Student Organisation (DASO) in the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College Campus is of the opinion that the cafeteria burnt at the university […]

DASO wins historic fight against UKZN

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Hlanganani Gumbi KZN DASO Head   DASO wins historic fight against UKZN   The Democratic Alliance Student Organisation (DASO) in KwaZulu-Natal welcomes a historic decision by the University of KwaZulu-Natal to officially recognize DASO as a legitimate student body in three of the five campuses.   For many years DASO has been illegally […]

70% matric pass rate a distant dream for some KZN schools

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   70% matric pass rate a distant dream for some KZN schools Hopes of a 70% 2016 KZN matric pass look set to be a distant dream as oversight visits by Members of the provincial Legislature reveal a multitude of challenges facing […]

DA KZN: Twin babies die at Stanger Hospital after NICU power supply fails

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Dr Imran Keeka, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Health   DA KZN: Twin babies die at Stanger Hospital after NICU power supply fails   The DA has been reliably informed that twin babies died at Stanger Hospital on Thursday night last week after the NICU electrical circuit blew and maintenance […]

DA welcomes KZN DoE about-turn on performance assessments

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Education Spokesperson DA welcomes KZN DoE about-turn on performance assessments     THE DA in KZN welcomes the bold new stance of KZN’s Education Department Acting HOD, Bheki Masuku, which will in future see educators and principals being strictly monitored and held accountable for their […]

DA KZN: MEC must explain KZN’s 387 overcrowded schools

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Democratic Alliance media statement by Mbali Ntuli MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   DA KZN:  MEC must explain KZN’s 387 overcrowded schools   THE DA in the KZN Legislature can today reveal that there are almost 400 KZN schools which remain severely overcrowded. This despite claims earlier this week by provincial Education MEC Peggy […]