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News and Speeches for Department of the Premier

Western Cape leading from the front to deliver jobs, safety and dignity

17 February 2021

This morning, I delivered my State of the Province Address in the historic town of Genadendal, outlining how the Western Cape is leading from the front to deliver jobs, safety and dignity to the people of this province.  Read More

Response by Premier Winde to the Public Protector’s findings

29 January 2021

Last week, the Public Protector submitted her report on her investigation into allegations that Minister Anton Bredell had breached the Executive Ethics code.  Read More

Premier Alan Winde looking forward to SOPA in Genadendal

25 January 2021

I am looking forward to delivering my third State of the Province Address in the town of Genadenal in the Overberg region this year. The date and the venue of this year’s SOPA was announced by the Speaker of the Western Cape Provincial... Read More

Statement by Premier Alan Winde in response to meeting with the FBO sector

24 December 2020

“Faith Based Organisations support call to halt in-person Christmas services and gathering” Read More

Statement by Premier Alan Winde at his weekly Digital Press Conference

22 December 2020

“Our hospital system is facing severe strain and our healthcare workers need us to do better right now” Read More

Media Release: DPSA confirms extension of Brian Schreuder’s contract was lawful

18 December 2020

The Western Cape Government has received advice from the Department of Public Service and Administration which has reaffirmed that the extension of Education HOD Brian Schreuder’s contract was lawful and valid.  Read More

Update on the Western Cape Government’s recovery plan for jobs and the economy

10 December 2020

In October, I announced the Western Cape Government’s recovery plan which focuses on three key areas: jobs, safety and dignity and wellbeing.  Read More

Covid-19 is not on holiday-statement by Premier Winde at his weekly digicon

10 December 2020

Covid-19 is not on holiday. We all must take extra precautions now so that we start 2021 strong Read More

Joint statement on the first meeting of committee on organised crime, extortion

13 November 2020

Earlier today, the Department of Community Safety attended the first meeting of the priority committee on organised crime and extortion, which was established by the National Minister of Police. Read More

Premier Alan Winde calls for concerted effort to beat TB epidemic

6 November 2020

Premier Alan Winde calls for concerted effort to beat TB epidemic at meeting of Provincial Council on AIDS Read More

Western Cape wins top awards at National Batho Pele Excellence Awards

31 October 2020

Last night, at the annual National Batho Pele Excellence Awards, the Western Cape Government was honoured with numerous prizes for top performance in the public service. Read More

Premier Winde outlines the path to recovery for the Western Cape

22 October 2020

The courage needed to get the job done and to keep us moving forward  Read More

Premier Alan Winde to deliver special address in WC Provincial Parliament

19 October 2020

The Western Cape Provincial Parliament has agreed to a request by Premier Alan Winde to address the legislature. The special address will be delivered on Thursday, and the follow-up debate will take place on Friday. Read More

Joint statement by Premier Winde and MEC Fritz on the murder of Charl Kinnear

19 September 2020

Premier Alan Winde extends his deepest condolences to the family of Lieutenant Colonel Charl Kinnear who was killed outside of him home yesterday.   Read More

Official provincial funeral declared for Petrus Meyer

1 September 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a special provincial funeral for Petrus (Piet) Meyer, who dedicated decades of his life to the public service in the Western Cape. Read More

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