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News and Speeches for Premier of the Western Cape

Western Cape Legislature building lit up in rainbow flag

27 February 2020

For the first time ever, the Western Cape Legislature building has been lit up in rainbow colours, in celebration and support of Pride week, currently taking place in Cape Town. Read More

Thousands of Western Cape residents let down – PRASA must pay its bills now

27 February 2020

Today's suspension of Metrorail services due to non-payment of Eskom bills has left thousands of Western Cape residents from our poorest communities stranded.  This is completely unacceptable and cannot be allowed to continue. Read More

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