South Africa cannot afford to go into another lockdown, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde said on Thursday. “Our economy cannot afford it. We’re getting poorer, we are losing jobs – we need to recover now,” he said during his weekly digital press briefing. “We will only recover, only make sure[…]
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). Winde announced his positive status on his Facebook page. He says he tested positive after he experienced flu-like symptoms over the weekend. Winde says he will now be going into isolation for 14 days. He says he will[…]
Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde announced that the appointment process for the Children’s Commissioner had been concluded as Christina Nomdo formally accepted the post last week. The child rights specialist Nomdo would officially take up office on 1 June 2020. Nomdo has worked with children in various positions for the[…]
The Western Cape is expecting 80 000 people to be infected by Covid-19 at its peak, with a shortfall of 750 beds in critical care facilities, Premier Alan Winde said on Tuesday. However, the good news is that at least 90%, who contract the coronavirus, will be able to recover[…]
The Western Cape government has laid the blame on the national police minister for the province’s deteriorating crime statistics, saying inequitable police resources is the main problem. The long-awaited annual national crime statistics were released on Thursday, for the period covering April 2018 to March 2019. Over 21000 murders were[…]
With SANDF troops finally on the ground in gang and crime hot spots on Thursday, the Western Cape government has put R5m “on the table” for the resurrection of police reservists. In his State of the Province Address, Premier Alan Winde painted a picture of a severely stretched SAPS in the[…]
The government are currently hosting their Cabinet Lekgotla in Pretoria, throwing open their doors to leaders and elected members of Parliament for the next three days. The delegation includes ministers, deputy ministers and for the first time, premiers and their director generals. Alan Winde shares stark message with Cabinet Lekgotla[…]
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