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

WC Premier Alan Winde vows to focus on jobs and crime

2019-05-23 05:00

Winde was on Wednesday sworn in as premier in the Western Cape Legislature, taking over from Helen Zille, who served two terms.

Sunday Read: From entrepreneur to premier - Winde takes over the wild West

2019-05-19 09:28

From being an entrepreneur to getting to the heart of business, Western Cape Premier-elect Alan Winde gears up for the road ahead.

Winde 'not counting chickens' as DA looks set to hold onto the Western Cape

2019-05-09 11:38

The votes have been cast, the polls have closed and despite early projections suggesting a victory for the DA in the Western Cape, DA premier candidate Alan Winde is not ''counting chickens before they hatch''.

There’s so much left to be done – Winde takes premier hopes on final campaign leg

2019-05-06 19:07

In his blue bus, Alan Winde has travelled across the Western Cape, surviving on only a few hours of sleep in his bid to get the people of the province to back him as premier.


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.

Gang wars: 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.

Here are SA's 9 premiers elected by their provinces

2019-05-22 11:54

South Africa's nine new premiers have all been elected in their respective provinces.

Campaigning a 'reality check', DA's Winde admits as he thanks the Western Cape

2019-05-16 15:41

Incoming Western Cape Premier Alan Winde says campaigning was a "reality check" for himself and the DA as they embarked on a "thank you tour" in the Western Cape.

What would Winde do first if elected premier? Lifestyle audits for cabinet members

2019-05-08 12:22

Every person appointed to the Western Cape provincial cabinet will have to undergo a lifestyle audit – this is one of the first tasks that DA premier candidate Alan Winde has set for himself if he is voted into power.

Western Cape Government declares dispute with Cele over police resources

2019-04-28 21:55

The Western Cape Government has declared a formal dispute with Minister of Police Bheki Cele, accusing him of ignoring the provinces policing needs.

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