The first Covid-19 wards at Lentegeur Hospital in Mitchells Plain on the Cape Flats have been opened and an facility manager appointed to operate 200 beds as a field hospital. The Western Cape Government says 64 patients are currently admitted to the facility. The wards were upgraded for Covid-19 care[…]
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde hosted a community meeting in Elsies River on Tuesday to outline the details of his recently launched safety plan. The R1 billion plan which was announced last month is expected to provide 3000 additional law enforcement officers and 150 more investigators available in crime hotspots[…]
Addressing questions around crime, gangsterism and general governance in an interview with VOC, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has said that he is focusing his efforts on reducing crime and improving public transport. Winde has implied that the Western Cape and South Africa can be argued as being considered a[…]
An internal survey conducted by the Cape Chamber of Commerce has found that 40% of respondents have experienced a criminal act – such as burglary, robbery or theft – in the past 12 months at their place of work. The chamber represents businesses in the Western Cape. Geoff Jacobs, the[…]
The National Minister of Police has agreed to several proposals by the Western Cape Government, following a meeting to address policing needs and priorities in the province. In order to alleviate increasing crime, R5 million has been availed and 1 000 newly trained police recruits are expected to be deployed[…]
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