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Premier welcomes over 63% of 60+ having received at least 1 dose of vaccine

25 August 2021

To date, the Western Cape Government, through the Provincial Department of Health, has administered at least 1 dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to over 63% of all residents over 60. Read More

Western Cape Government opposes Constitution 18th Amendment Bill

24 August 2021

Today, the Western Cape Government held a digital press conference unpacking the Provincial Government’s decision to oppose the Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill, 2021, through its comments submitted to the Ad Hoc Committee on the Amendment of... Read More

Rooibos industry’s contribution to the local economy strengthened

23 August 2021

Today, the Premier of Western Cape, Alan Winde, presided over a ceremony whereby the European Union (EU) Ambassador to South Africa, Dr Riina Kionka, handed over a certificate to the Rooibos industry recognising its registration for Protection... Read More

WCG will oppose the postponement of the Local Government Elections

17 August 2021

The Western Cape Government has resolved to oppose the Electoral Commission’s application to the Constitutional Court to postpone the Local Government Elections. Read More

Premier Winde welcomes the appointment of the new Western Cape Police Ombudsman

13 August 2021

The Premier of the Western Cape, Alan Winde, welcomes the appointment of the new Western Cape Police Ombudsman, Major General Oswald Reddy. Read More

Premier Winde’s remarks on women-led walkabout with SAPS, LEAP and neighbourhood

10 August 2021

Today, I had the privilege of joining a women-led walkabout with members of SAPS, the local neighbourhood watches and Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) law enforcement officers along Delft Main Road in Cape Town.  Read More