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Winde criticises alcohol ban as a ‘blunt instrument’

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde on Monday deplored the renewed alcohol ban imposed by the national government as a “blunt instrument” in the fight against Covid-19. Winde said the after June 1, when the government lifted the initial alcohol ban imposed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, there was an[…]

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State of the Province Address heads to Mitchells Plain

This year, for the first time ever, the official Opening of the Western Cape Parliament, and this year’s State of the Province Address (SOPA), will take place at the Rocklands Civic Centre in Mitchells Plain. Premier Alan Winde welcomed the historical announcement by Speaker Masizole Mnqasela on Monday. The SOPA[…]

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Frustrated drivers to strike

The Western Cape Drivers Alliance will embark on strike action in Cape Town on Wednesday where the group will hand over a memorandum of grievances to the Premier of the Western Cape. A spokesperson from the alliance, who asked not to be named, says that the organization consists of taxi[…]

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Zille appointed to NCOP

DA leader Helen Zille was appointed deputy chairwoman of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Tuesday, her party said. Zille, also the premier of the Western Cape, would serve in the rotating position for a year. The position would then be given to a delegate from another province. “We[…]

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