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News and Speeches for Department of the Premier

First Thursday to be held in Stellenbosch for the first time

26 February 2020

The Western Cape Open Government First Thursday event will be going on the road for March- with the first outside event to be held in Stellenbosch on 5 March.  The event will be held at Rietenbosch Primary School in Cloetesville. Read More

Burning questions around energy announcements in SONA must be answered

14 February 2020

Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde has welcomed announcements in the State of the Nation Address on energy, rail and water licenses for agriculture, which will positively impact the Western Cape, but says projects need specific time frames, and... Read More

First 500 new law enforcement officers ready to tackle crime

9 February 2020

The fight against crime in the Western Cape received a significant boost today as 500 new learner law enforcement officers took part in the official passing out parade, signaling the start of their deployment. Read More

Premier Winde promotes Western Cape economy at UK-Africa Investment Summit

21 January 2020

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde attended the first ever UK-Africa Investment Summit in London yesterday, as part of the official South African delegation to the conference. Read More

Remarks made by Premier Winde at the 2019 National Senior Certificate Awards

16 January 2020

The Western Cape Education Department held its annual National Senior Certificate Awards today, where the top schools and learners received recognition for their hard work and academic achievements. These awards are annually hosted at Leeuwenhof. Read More

Service provider appointed to conduct lifestyle audits for Western Cape Cabinet

13 January 2020

A service provider who will conduct lifestyle audits on the Western Cape cabinet as promised by Premier Alan Winde before the election, has been appointed.   Read More