The former Johannesburg mayor has 18 months to build a movement and a team to compete in the 2021 municipal elections, writes Adriaan Basson.
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The Office of the Public Protector will assess a complaint received regarding alleged political interference in the appointment of the Western Cape's top cop.
The procedure to appoint a new Western Cape police commissioner will begin from scratch, police have confirmed, angering Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz.
Amid SA National Defence Force and police operations in Cape Town's crime hotspots, some of the city's unsung heroines in neighbourhood watches and community policing forums were treated to a high tea for the work they do in dangerous conditions.
One of the men accused of robbing Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz and his colleague at gunpoint did so in a "polite" manner, a court has heard.
One robber was shot dead and one injured after Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz was robbed at gunpoint.
A total of 1.5 million grant recipients in the Western Cape will be in limbo should Sassa not get its house in order, Social Development MEC Albert Fritz said.
Both the private sector and government need to lead in hiring people with disabilities to improve their access to the economy, Western Cape social development MEC Albert Fritz says.
A Western Cape MEC has threatened to approach the Press Ombudsman about the “speculative and slanderous” articles about Zephany Nurse.
South Africa’s first nationally representative study on child maltreatment has put the spotlight on the current system aimed at protecting children.
A 3-year-old toddler allegedly forced to smoke dagga by an older brother has been placed in safe care, the Western Cape social development department says.
Former ANC provincial secretary Faiez Jacobs has denied his party interfered in the process to appoint a new Western Cape police commissioner, a position which has been readvertised.
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.
The Western Cape government is considering steps as drastic as blocking cellphone reception in prisons to curb gang violence - which accounts for a large percentage of the 1 600 murders committed from January to June this year.
Police have confirmed that one robber has been fatally shot, while another was injured following an attempted armed robbery of Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz.
Western Cape social development MEC Albert Fritz has urged parents and communities to be "extra vigilant" after 5-year-old Minentle Lekhakha became the latest child murder victim in the province.
Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz has warned social grant recipients of a scam involving people being asked to divulge their pin numbers in exchange for a Christmas hamper.
The Western Cape has committed to fight abuse in the province against its elderly residents.
Children have been removed from the premises of an unregistered crèche in Cape Town where dagga was apparently stored and sold, says Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz.
Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz and Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo have visited the Cape Town Drug Counselling Centre’s Eastridge branch to mark the start of Substance Abuse Awareness Week.
The 4-year-old toddler allegedly forced to smoke dagga by an older brother has been found, the Western Cape social development department says.
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