Western Cape premier Alan Winde talks about fighting budget cuts, a vision for the future, and his confidence ahead of the elections
The newly elected Democratic Alliance leader, Tertuis Simmers, has dismissed calls for a ‘CapeXit’
The Referendum Party wants an independent Western Cape run by the Democratic Alliance
The 32-year-old is known for his work ethic and people skills
The South African National Taxi Council agreed to release a warning notice of any future strike action at least 36 hours in advance
The national transport minister has slammed local by-laws while the police minister has distanced himself from the taxi mayhem that’s playing itself out in the Western Cape
The national taxi council is seeking legal advice to apply for an urgent interdict for the release of all its impounded vehicles
Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen will still have the chance to arrest Putin – virtually
The Democratic Alliance’s federal congress must decide not only who should lead the party during the critical phase in the democratic evolution, but how it should be led, and with what strategic objectives
Premier Alan Winde called for the investigation after a court judgment indicated senior police officer had worked with members of the 28 gang
While he challenges its recommendation that he be suspended, the judge president was allowed to take part in the JSC interviews with candidates in his division
The President’s Coordinating Council will on Wednesday discuss the possible lifting of remaining pandemic regulations as SA exits fifth wave
Members of the public have until 15 April to comment on the proposed draft regulations.
The Western Cape head of community safety was fired by an ‘extremely angry’ premier for serious sexual misconduct.
An independent legal counsel will investigate allegations made against the Democratic Alliance’s Fritz, and criminal charges are not out of the question
Good party sees political advantage after the suspension of a ‘low-profile’ figure in local government
The first locally manufactured Covid-19 vaccine from the new facility, which is based in Cape Town, is expected within the next year
With an average of 1 600 new daily cases, the province is not recording the same rapid increases in hospital admissions and deaths as previous waves
According to the annual report, there is a shortage of 548 detectives in the province, and one detective deals with between 40 and 60 cases
Scientists say the country needs to significantly improve vaccination rates
The province gets a permanent police commissioner to fight crime and violence during a time of instability in the police force
Sources inside the DA say that MP and finance spokesperson Geordin Hill-Lewis will likely be named as candidate for Cape Town ahead of the incumbent, Dan Plato.
The commission has dismissed three requests not to proceed with interviews for candidates for the Western Cape high court
The letter follows the commission’s insistence that the embattled Western Cape judge president will partake in this week’s interviews of candidates
Premier Alan Winde and the Cape Bar Council asked that the interviews be postponed pending a decision on Hlophe’s fate but the JSC declined
Clean-up operations and repairs to infrastructure are being initiated, while the full extent of the damage wrought by the fire is still being assessed
The number of people being trained online will steadily increase
The Bible-thumping chief justice really does seem to believe the anti-vaxxing nonsense he preaches
With the number of cases spiralling out of control in hotspots in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape, longer curfews and restrictions on alcohol sales are being implemented
Senior South African politicians have not been spared the coronavirus. What happens if the head of state is not well enough to be at his desk?
Alan Winde admits he is in a vulnerable group when it comes to contracting the virus, considering he is 55 years old, and a diabetic
President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide