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Western Cape Government meeting with Tiger Brands

28 June 2022

Joint Media Statement: Western Cape Government meeting with Tiger Brands Executives about Langeberg and Ashton Food canning plant’s future. Read More

Premier Winde and Local Government Minister call for calm

28 June 2022

Joint media release: Premier Winde and Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Minister Anton Bredell call for calm amid an escalation of load-shedding. Read More

Premier Winde elated that all Covid-19 curbs have now been lifted.

23 June 2022

Premier Winde elated that all Covid-19 curbs have now been lifted. Premier Alan Winde welcomes the move by Health minister Joe Phaahla to repeal the last of the country’s remaining Covid-19 regulations.  Read More

Premier Winde welcomes calling of PCC

21 June 2022

Media release: Premier Winde welcomes calling of PCC and emphasises that all remaining COVID-19 restrictions must be removed Read More

Premier Winde calls on youth day

16 June 2022

Media release: Premier Winde calls on young people who are out-of-the-box thinkers and risk-takers to start their own businesses this youth day. Read More

Premier Winde calls for urgent PCC ahead of United Rugby Championship final

14 June 2022

Media Release: Premier Winde calls for urgent PCC ahead of United Rugby Championship final between Stormers and Bulls this weekend. Read More

Premier Winde and Mayor Hill-Lewis thank brave firefighters

13 June 2022

Joint Media Release: Premier Winde and Mayor Hill-Lewis thank brave firefighters for ongoing efforts to control fires Read More

Two Western Cape Schools named in Top 10 shortlist for World’s Best School Prize

9 June 2022

Joint Media Release by Premier Winde and Minister Maynier: Two Western Cape Schools named in Top 10 shortlist for World’s Best School Prizes Read More

Media release by Premier Winde on the Western Cape Government’s digicon

7 June 2022

“It’s time that we do away with ALL COVID-19 restrictions and promote personal responsibility to kickstart the economy” Read More

Media Release: Crime stats – Premier Winde says devolve policing to provinces no

4 June 2022

Media Release: Crime stats – Premier Winde says devolve policing to provinces now Read More

Premier Winde calls for urgent PCC meeting

2 June 2022

Media Release: Premier Winde calls for urgent PCC meeting so that remaining COVID-19 restrictions can be removed entirely Read More

Premier Winde calls on residents to use last day of 2022 Census to get counted

31 May 2022

Media release: With 81% of WC households counted, Premier Winde calls on residents to use last day of 2022 Census to get counted. Read More

Premier Winde & Minister Mitchell urge immediate action by National Government

31 May 2022

Media release: Premier Winde and Minister Mitchell urge immediate action by National Government on escalating fuel price Statement by the Premier of the Western Cape, Alan Winde: Read More

Premier Winde welcomes 80% milestone in households counted by StatsSA in WC

27 May 2022

Media release: Premier Winde welcomes 80% milestone in households counted by StatsSA in WC; encourages residents to get counted ahead of 31 May deadline. Read More

Western Cape Government launches Safety Dashboard

26 May 2022

Joint Media Release: Western Cape Government launches Safety Dashboard providing real-time data to provincial safety stakeholders Read More

Western Cape Government to launch province’s first-of-a-kind Safety Dashboard

24 May 2022

Media Alert by Premier Winde: Western Cape Government to launch province’s first-of-a-kind Safety Dashboard – bolstering both violence prevention and crime-fighting efforts. Read More

Premier Winde calls on residents to donate blood

17 May 2022

Media release by Premier Winde: With just 1-day’s supply left at the WC Blood Service, Premier Winde calls on residents to donate blood. Read More

Changes to the provincial cabinet coming into effect today

16 May 2022

Media release by Premier Alan Winde on changes to the provincial cabinet coming into effect today The Premier of the Western Cape, Alan Winde, today warmly welcomed the coming into effect of the final changes to his provincial cabinet which he... Read More

Western Cape Government welcomes launch of LEAP Reaction Unit

13 May 2022

Joint Media Release by Premier Winde and Minister Allen: Western Cape Government welcomes launch of LEAP Reaction Unit Read More

Premier Winde welcomes extension of 2022 Census Count to 31 May

13 May 2022

Media release: Premier Winde welcomes extension of 2022 Census Count to 31 May, urges residents to get counted so that the Western Cape gets its fair share Read More

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