Western Cape Premier Alan Winde urged the national government to take action to stop the EFF from proceeding with the shutdown.
Alan Winde believes that de Ruyter’s outspokenness about corruption led to his abrupt exit from the company.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde urges the homeless and vulnerable to access social services offered to them by the City of Cape Town.
‘My commitment to the people of our province is to get them to work and school safely and on time,’ said Ricardo Mackenzie, who was sworn in as the Western Cape Mobility MEC on Monday.
Premier blames extortion and illegal occupations for hindering social housing delivery. Activists argue lack of political will to provide well-located homes is the real issue.
A report looking into allegations of gang capture in the Western Cape has been completed. Winde outlined his next steps in Thursday’s SOPA.
‘We cannot allow our citizens to suffer any further. We must act to urgently stabilise municipal services,’ said the Western Cape Premier.
Winde welcomed the resumption of train service and urged national government to get all trains back up and running.
‘His resignation comes at an extremely precarious time for South Africa as we continue to face relentless and continuous load shedding…’ said Winde.
Alan Winde appointed the retired Major General Oswald Reddy with the probe. It is alleged that gangsters have captured top SAPS officials.
A recent High Court judgement said evidence suggests that the 28s gang has access to the table where the Western Cape police commissioner meets with his senior managers.
COSATU said it received permission for the protected strike and will go ahead on Thursday. The Federation wants both the DA and ANC governments to put an end to gang violence.
Firefighters have been hailed for containing the fire that broke out in Tableview last week. Rescuers will continue monitoring the area.
Premier Alan Winde and the Western Cape’s Health Department will soon share data that the COVID-19 restrictions in SA are unnecessary.
The Western Cape unveiled its safety dashboard, which tracks where and when injuries occur and patterns of trauma among the population in near-real-time.
While Debbie Schäfer’s resignation has been accepted, she remains a strong member of the Democratic Alliance (DA).
‘I absolutely respect the rights of anybody to raise issues – to even protest – but not to disrupt in the way that this has been disrupted,’ said Winde.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde met with Ukraine’s Ambassador to South Africa on Friday and urged Cyril Ramaphosa to do the same.
‘It is clear to me that Mr Fritz is not a fit and proper person to hold any position in my executive council,’ said Winde.
Winde said on Monday that he is awaiting the report into allegations of sexual misconduct by MEC Albert Fritz, who he suspended last week.
“The option of me laying criminal charges against Minister Albert Fritz remains firmly on the table.” Winde has provided a big update.
The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) hopes for a fair outcome in the independent probe against Western Cape MEC Albert Fritz
The police in the Western Cape said an inquiry into the sexual assault allegations against Fritz is underway but a criminal case is yet to be opened.
‘The complainants who have approached me have been informed that they have the option to lay criminal charges too, and that any necessary support will be provided to them should they elect to do so,’ said Winde.
Winde said an investigation into the ‘serious allegations’ against Fritz is underway. The suspended MEC has offered his full cooperation.