Cape Metro Taxi Violence: Staff accommodation appeal

The ongoing threat of taxi violence in the Cape Metro has dire implications for our economy as staff struggle to get to and from work safely. With some success, hotels in Cape Town have been assisting with accommodating hotel staff overnight to eliminate the need for staff to make the arduous and dangerous journey to […]

An update on taxi violence and a call for qualifying businesses to apply for UIF TERS

We know that businesses have been heavily impacted by the taxi violence which continues to disrupt public transport in and around Cape Town. And so, the Western Cape Government is using all resources at its disposal to resolve the ongoing dispute between the taxi associations, CATA and CODETA, and to ensure the safety of commuters […]

Webinar recording: Western Cape’s preparedness to respond to public unrest incident’

The Western Cape is pleased to share the recording of the webinar hosted on 16 July 2021 on ‘ Western Cape’s preparedness to respond to public unrest incident’ If you were unable to attend, or for your further perusal, kindly find attached the following: HOD: Department of Community Safety, Advocate Yashina Pillay’s presentation Link and […]

“Our priority to ensure we save jobs in the Western Cape” – Western Cape Government

I would like to reassure business owners in the Western Cape that we will do everything we can to prevent public unrest that will result in any looting and damage to businesses and public property through active, visible policing and law enforcement efforts.   As announced by Premier Alan Winde following an expanded provincial cabinet meeting on 13 July 2021, the Western Cape Government, SAPS and […]

Update: Postponement of FEDHASA Cape Member Event ​on June 1 2021

Following the Presidential address on 30 May and the announcement that the country would move to an adjusted Lockdown Level 2, we had to make the swift decision to postpone the FEDHASA Cape Member event, scheduled to take place on 1 June. While the event was planned in adherence with strict COVID-19 protocols and regulations, […]

#LetsDoThis and help get our nation vaccinated

As a nation, we have embarked on the single most important intervention to defeat this once-in-a-century health crisis, which is vaccinating our adult population against Covid-19. We know that to achieve success, we need two critical elements to be in place: The availability of sufficient, efficacious vaccines, To ensure we have a large number of […]