500 new law enforcement officers deployed to crime hot spots in Cape Town

2020-02-10 19:12

Cape Town's newly qualified law enforcement officers have taken part in a passing-out parade and will "put more boots on the ground" to fight crime in certain hot spots.

Lifestyle audits for DA politicians frustrated, says Winde

2019-10-24 16:24

Before becoming Western Cape premier, Alan Winde committed to conducting lifestyle audits on his cabinet if he was in charge. Five months after his election, this is yet to happen.

Winde to continue fight for Western Cape police unit

2019-09-17 17:09

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde says he won't be giving up the fight to have a provincial policing unit which would answer to national government.

Mabuza praises Winde as a 'good selection', says plans are afoot to settle people in the Western Cape

2019-09-11 20:41

Deputy President David Mabuza has spoken glowingly of Western Cape Premier Alan Winde, calling him a "very good man".

Western Cape's weekend murders down, but concern grows over army's effectiveness

2019-08-19 16:27

The number of weekend murders in the Western Cape has decreased slightly - from the 47 committed last weekend to 34 in the metro region this past weekend.

Special award for Cape Town cops who drove 1700 km in personal vehicle to fetch missing man

2019-07-23 18:32

A Cape Town police officer who, in his personal capacity, drove from Delft to eSwatini to bring home a man who had been missing for six years, has made good on his promise to maintain their friendship after their 1 700km trek last month.

Basics before bullet trains - Winde on bid to take over Western Cape trains

2019-07-18 17:31

The Western Cape government intends taking over the province's rail network from national government and to license private operators to get systems running reliably instead of focusing on "bullet trains", Premier Alan Winde says.

43 killed in another bloody weekend in Cape Town

2019-07-15 15:33

Another bloody weekend in Cape Town saw 43 people being murdered, Premier Alan Winde has confirmed.

Child murder capital to introduce first Children’s Commissioner

2019-06-10 06:42

The Western Cape has established the role to ensure that the rights, needs and interests of children are upheld and met.

'First Thursday' plan to make Western Cape govt more accessible - new Premier Alan Winde

2019-05-23 17:33

Winde is looking to trim the administration's departments to '10 or 11' from 13


All 3 property sectors now a buyers’ market in Western Cape - minister

2019-12-15 13:15

All three property sectors – residential, commercial and industrial – are currently experiencing a so-called buyers’ market in the Western Cape, says David Maynier, Western Cape Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities.

Winde's R1bn safety plan: 3 000 new law enforcement officers, 150 investigators

2019-09-19 15:49

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has acknowledged that his new safety strategy for the province will cost a lot of money – R1bn – but he says levels of crime have left him with no other choice.

Winde, Fritz welcome SANDF's extended stay, but want to see a few changes

2019-09-16 18:57

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and his Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz have welcomed the news that the SANDF's deployment would be extended by six months, but want to see a few changes in approach.

'Still a massive hill to climb' - Winde's reasons for wanting army to stay extra 6 months

2019-09-11 12:27

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde wants the army to be deployed to the Cape Flats for at least six more months as crime remains high and areas have not yet been stabilised, he says.

Fancy a drink with the Western Cape Premier? Now you can on First Thursdays

2019-07-26 16:13

Cape Town residents can expect the evening of the first Thursday of August to be much more than aperitifs and art galleries as the Western Cape government gets in on the action.

Winde lays out plans for when the army leaves

2019-07-19 06:05

With the SANDF on the ground to support the police in Cape Town's gang and crime hot spots, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde explains what the province is doing to help curb the violence.

Western Cape govt mulling court action over control of SAPS in province

2019-07-18 16:22

The Western Cape government is considering court action against Police Minister Bheki Cele in its battle to get extra police officers for the province, Premier Alan Winde says.

Go in, arrest those gangsters: W Cape premier on military move

2019-07-11 23:15

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has welcomed Police Minister Bheki Cele's announcement that the military will be helping the police crack down on gang and crime hot spots in the province.

Minister 'Aunty Pat' in position to make 'Good' on election promise of spatial justice

2019-05-31 06:16

As Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Good party leader Patricia de Lille will be perfectly placed to make good on one of the central tenets of her party's manifesto – spatial transformation.

Winde names new Western Cape cabinet

2019-05-23 11:53

New Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has named his new cabinet in the province.

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