Alan Winde

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Alan Winde said : “The Western Cape Government has been committed to making prudent financial decisions, but nonetheless, the Department of the Premier has heeded the call. The department has been managing recruitment through a special committee which determines whether posts need to be filled immediately, or whether they can be filled at a later stage. This has yielded a R34 million saving which has been surrendered to the Provincial Treasury to help ease the fiscal pressures we are experiencing in the province at the moment” External link

africanewswire Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “the first start is going to be boots on the ground,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Rassie Erasmus ) : “Captain Siya Kolisi, coach Rassie Erasmus and their team have played with grit and determination to get to this point, and when they step out onto the field in Japan tomorrow, they carry the hopes of the nation for a third World Cup trophy win,” External link

citizen Friday, November 1, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We want Cape halaal brand to be well known all over the world for quality and excellence. This is our vision. " External link

iol Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “The police only give us this data every six months or a year later. We know it the next day,” External link

mg Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about High Holy Days ) : “Rosh Hashanah is one of the Jewish High Holy Days and is a special time of celebration for members of the Jewish faith, which will be celebrated until Tuesday. This is the beginning of a 10-day period of repentance which will end with the observance of Yom Kippur next week,” “As part of the Rosh Hashanah tradition, members of the Jewish community undertake charitable acts and good deeds, which help to improve the lives of people living in the Western Cape. I wish them well over this special, holy period and thank them for their kind acts during this time” External link

iol Monday, September 30, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I hope that this is a time of celebration with family and friends. May you all be inscribed in the book of life and have a sweet New Year,” External link

iol Monday, September 30, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The SA Police Service, which is mandated to keep communities safe, is unable to do its job,” External link

businessday Friday, September 20, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “if we want this deployment to be successful and truly make a difference in people’s lives, we need to make some operational changes and we all need to be working together” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We need to make sure this deployment, along with the police, has clear indicators that are measurable, a strategy that’s in place, [and] that there is a properly coordinated response,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:15:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “In our letter to the president, we set out very clear conditions for an extension, because we believe that the effectiveness of the army needs to be maximised, and the outcomes of their deployment monitored. It is unclear at this stage whether the president, and the ministers of police and defence will be implementing the conditions we requested,” External link

businessday Monday, September 16, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde asked : “Does anyone on this group recognise this man?” External link

iol Sunday, September 15, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The enemy sits in our CPFs (Community Police Forums)’. What I don’t know is whether this suspect has CPF links,” External link

iol Sunday, September 15, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We need to make every effort and use every avenue at our disposal to root out criminals and make our communities safer," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We are still seeing unacceptably high levels of murder, attempted murder and other violent crime which needs to be urgently addressed," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We are relieved to see the number of murders declined over the weekend, however, this is of little comfort when 34 families are currently grieving the loss of a loved one. We must be working towards zero, and nothing more,” External link

iol Monday, August 19, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "this is of little comfort when 34 families are currently grieving the loss of a loved one," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, August 19, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "we have to question whether the promises made to the residents of the Western Cape by the police at the time of the deployment, are being kept," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, August 19, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We are relieved to see the number of murders declined over the weekend, however, this is of little comfort when 34 families are currently grieving the loss of a loved one. We must be working towards zero, and nothing more” External link

gov-za Monday, August 19, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Both of these young women had their lives cut short by senseless violence. We need to put a stop to this,” “We welcome the fact that police made swift arrests in both of these cases and hope that the criminal justice system will do its work to ensure that those responsible for these deaths are removed from society and unable to hurt more people” External link

dailymaverick Monday, August 12, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Both of these young women had their lives cut short by senseless violence. We need to put a stop to this,” “We welcome the fact that police made swift arrests in both of these cases and hope that the criminal justice system will do its work to ensure that those responsible for these deaths are removed from society and unable to hurt more people” External link

citizen Monday, August 12, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The person will be appointed for a period of three years, and during this time, he or she cannot hold any office of profit or engage in any occupation for reward, outside of their duties as commissioner,” External link

citizen Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "we call on the South African Police Service (SAPS) to make maximum use of the additional resources provided by the SANDF," External link

coastweek Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The SANDF is currently employed in various areas of the Western Cape as a stabilisation force, and I believe we are starting to see some impact of the additional boots on the ground in some of the trends we are seeing,” “Increased police operations, coupled with additional law enforcement officers from the City of Cape Town, and community Neighbourhood Watch efforts, will start to pay dividends over time as criminals and gangsters start to feel the pressure of visible policing, arrests and community-driven efforts to take back their spaces” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "When compared with last weekend, we saw the number of recorded murders in the metro region dip from 46 to 41, which is still incredibly high. " External link

iol Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "When compared with last weekend, we saw the number of recorded murders in the metro region dip from 46 to 41, which is still incredibly high. What we have seen is a marked decline in the number of murders as a result of gunshot, which was at its lowest in at least ten weekends" External link

gov-za Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The impact of the additional crime fighting resources is an indicator that our fight for additional policing resources, through an intergovernmental dispute, is the right decision. With more visible policing, and more intelligence resources, operating under effective South African Police Services management in this province, crime can be reduced," External link

gov-za Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The impact of the additional crime fighting resources is an indicator that our fight for additional policing resources, through an intergovernmental dispute, is the right decision. With more visible policing, and more intelligence resources, operating under effective South African Police Services management in this province, crime can be reduced," External link

gov-za Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde dit : «Au total, 46 personnes ont été assassinées en fin de semaine, dans 21 fusillades et 20 coups de couteau» External link

menara Wednesday, July 31, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : “We welcome the fact that 143 arrests were made, and guns and drugs confiscated. But despite this heavier police presence and [Police] Minister Bheki Cele himself going out on patrol, 43 people were still murdered, some of them in the very areas where the operation was held,” External link

mg Tuesday, July 23, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "This is still 25 murders too many, but we are pleased to see that the presence of the army is having some impact in our communities, who are tired of crime and living in fear" External link

businessday Monday, July 22, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "is still too many, but we are pleased to see that the presence of the army is having some impact in our communities which are tired of crime and living in fear," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, July 22, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We have seen from this weekend the impact of having additional resources on the ground, and a tactical response to crime fighting and crime prevention," "By increasing visible policing and intelligence-led investigations, we can start to root out criminals," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, July 22, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "This is still 25 murders too many, but we are pleased to see that the presence of the army is having some impact in our communities, who are tired of crime and living in fear. " External link

iol Monday, July 22, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde added : "From the Western Cape government's side, we will be working on a long-term plan to address the root causes of crime, to stimulate more economic opportunities, and to ramp up services to high crime communities. " External link

iol Monday, July 22, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “While our president dreams of bullet trains, our transport minister can’t even make it from one end of our city to the other on board his Metro rail service…” External link

dailymaverick Friday, July 19, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We have a proven track record in creating jobs. Since the DA was elected in 2009, the province has attracted R100 billion in foreign direct investment,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Let’s talk about just some of the facts. In our oversight of 151 police stations, we discovered that this province has a shortage of 548 detectives, almost half of the detectives in our province have a caseload of dockets of 200 or more, when the ideal number is between 50 and 60,” “A shocking 57 percent of detective commanders and 48 percent of detectives have not even undergone the requisite training, while only 2 percent have had any specialist training. "Our detectives are also working without the tools they need to do their job. About 71 percent don’t have informers and more than half of our detectives do not even have a firearm. "I can assure you the gangsters have guns, many of them from the police’s own armoury,” External link

iol Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “What we need is a functioning police service, which is fully resourced and well led, instead of plasters to temporarily plug the wound,” External link

iol Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “A total of 43 murders were recorded by our forensics services over the weekend period, despite police also claiming a heavier police presence” External link

citizen Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The SANDF could provide support and assist with holding perimeters and cordons in these exercises so that police can get on with the work of investigating crime and arresting perpetrators,” External link

businessday Friday, July 12, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde agreed : “we need to fix trains first,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, July 4, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “we’ve got to make this place safer… If you want an enabling environment to grow, you’ve got to make this place safer. Too many children have to walk to school and they’ve got to walk over a body on the way to school” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The anti-gang unit was shot at this week, a couple of guys were wounded and they made arrests within 12 hours,” External link

citizen Sunday, June 16, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “That is more than 10 murders per day in the province, lives cut short by senseless violence. The statistics are sourced from the forensic services unit in the Western Cape department of health and not from the official crime statistics, as these are only released by [SA Police Service] SAPS once a year,” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 11, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde dit : "Cela fait plus de 10 meurtres par jour dans la province. Des vies anéanties par une violence insensée" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde dit ( about Bheki Cele ) : "Nous avons fixé une date de réunion pour que le ministre Cele réponde à notre différend intergouvernemental avec lui sur l'insuffisance des ressources allouées à notre province, et nous espérons qu'il va finir par se présenter, pour nous et pour l'ensemble des habitants de notre province" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde dit : "Outre les opérations de police visibles dont elle a la charge au sein des communautés et sur le terrain, cette province a aussi désespérément besoin de moyens supplémentaires en matière de renseignement qui nous aideraient à cibler et à infléchir la criminalité dans la métropole et dans les zones rurales" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “That is more than 10 murders per day in the province, lives cut short by senseless violence. The statistics are sourced from the forensic services unit in the Western Cape department of health and not from the official crime statistics as these are only released by [SA Police Service] SAPS once a year,” External link

iol Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:35:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I would like to wish Mr Luluma Mvimbi well in his new role and we look forward to him holding us to account,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I would like to wish Mr Luluma Mvimbi well in his new role and we look forward to him holding us to account,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “While I’m not going to immediately withdraw the dispute, what I am happy to do is to have a discussion as the premier along with the MEC. I’m prepared to put up the white flag and say let us find a solution,” External link

eyewitness-news Saturday, June 1, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “There are five mega properties owned by the national government [in the Western Cape] at Culemborg, Ysterplaat, Wingfield, Youngsfield and Denel properties that could yield up to 100,000 housing units which would be enough to meet half of the affordable housing demand on Cape Town’s database,” External link

businessday Saturday, June 1, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “While I’m not going to immediately withdraw the dispute, what I am happy to do is to have a discussion as the premier along with the MEC. I’m prepared to put up the white flag and say let us find a solution,” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, May 31, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “When she was mayor of Cape Town, she led the call for national land to be freed up for housing and we trust that now that she is minister, she will immediately start the transfer process,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, May 31, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “There are five mega properties owned by the national government [in the Western Cape] at Culemborg, Ysterplaat, Wingfield, Youngsfield and Denel properties that could yield up to 100,000 housing units which would be enough to meet half of the affordable housing demand on Cape Town’s database,” External link

businessday Thursday, May 30, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “South Africans deserve public representatives who are accountable and transparent, and these audits are a step towards ensuring that the people entrusted with roles in my cabinet are of the highest integrity,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 29, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “SA’s economy is in trouble, and it is important that government spend is centred on citizens and service delivery. Our first review of the handbook, which was finalised in 2011, helped us save R100m. In this second review, we are looking for ways in which we can further tighten our belts,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 29, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde added : “These ministers have all agreed and support my decision to undergo a lifestyle audit. We have done this because we believe that, as public representatives, we must uphold the highest standards of integrity in the execution of our offices. These audits will be performed now, and again at the end of the term,” External link

citizen Thursday, May 23, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “In putting this cabinet together, I have sought to achieve stability through experience, and new capability,” External link

mg Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “South Africa is in a precarious financial position, where government has come to spend more on staff than on service delivery. This situation is untenable,” External link

mg Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "in democracy, I think campaigns, for me, are what brings reality back to politics because we didn't only see the amazing things this government has done in the last 10 years, we didn't only see the schools and the clinics and the roads, we didn't only see the jobs that were created - we didn't only see that" External link

news24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "What we do, we do for South Africans and our fellow South Africans. What we do, we do because we want to make a difference every single [area] that we touch in this province, every place we want to make better," External link

news24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde stated : "We took what the pollsters said we weren't going to do and we made a win a reality" External link

news24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Today is about thanking all of you who have been involved in this campaign and it has been a long campaign," External link

news24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Of course, in any political party you want to grow all the time‚ [but] I’m really happy with the 55% result‚” External link

businessday Thursday, May 16, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “You see a kind of resurgence of either nationalism or populism and then across all different lines … Of course that does concern me,” “We’ve been given a mandate for five years‚ and … [we must ask] how do we start to make those changes that are perhaps going to be counter to that kind of populist movement” External link

businessday Thursday, May 16, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "It's a huge, huge task ahead, but I'm really grateful. I want to thank the voters for the trust they have put in us" External link

news24 Friday, May 10, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Now the results, when you're breaking it down ward by ward, you say now hang on, the voters are giving us a message," "The one thing about an election campaign is, voters give you a message with their vote" External link

news24 Thursday, May 9, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “There are ups and downs all over the place,” External link

businessday Thursday, May 9, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “At the end of the day, I am reasonably happy,” External link

businessday Thursday, May 9, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I’m sure rain does make a difference. People find it harder to get out of bed when its pouring with rain outside, especially if you live in a poorer community where you don’t have the pavement, you don’t have the protection but I’m sure looking at the weather patterns it’s going to be intermittent,” “This kind of weather does deter people and I’m saying please don’t be deterred. A lot of people have fought hard for our democracy, 25 years after democracy we need to make sure to keep it going. My message is please don’t let the rain stop us” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We are rated as the best run province in SA. And we have a really good plan going forward," External link

news24 Monday, May 6, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The poll estimates that the DA currently stands at 50% — we are neck-and-neck with the ANC for control of the Western Cape! We cannot let the ANC/EFF coalition of corruption win! We must unite to keep corruption out of our province and vote DA on Wednesday May 8,” External link

businessday Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : “In October last year we wrote an urgent letter to Police Minister Bheki Cele outlining necessary measures to address crime in our province. We followed up in December” External link

citizen Monday, April 29, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Our determination of the immediate policing needs and priorities of the Western Cape, [was] delivered to him in terms of section 206 (1) of the Constitution as read with the Intergovernmental Framework Relations Act; and his failure to put in motion the mechanisms for the implementation of those policing needs and priorities, on an urgent basis, in his determination of the National Policing Policy for this province, under section 206 (1) and (2) of the Constitution,” External link

citizen Monday, April 29, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : "In October last year we wrote an urgent letter to Police Minister Bheki Cele outlining necessary measures to address crime in our province. We followed up in December" External link

iol Monday, April 29, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Our determination of the immediate policing needs and priorities of the Western Cape, [was] delivered to him in terms of section 206 (1) of the Constitution as read with the Intergovernmental Framework Relations Act; and his failure to put in motion the mechanisms for the implementation of those policing needs and priorities, on an urgent basis, in his determination of the National Policing Policy for this province, under section 206 (1) and (2) of the Constitution," External link

iol Monday, April 29, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : "The minister of police is obliged by the Constitution to consult and take account of the specific needs of our province when determining policy. By ignoring these needs and priorities, minister Cele is violating the Constitution," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "It makes me angry that the national ANC government gives our province fewer resources to fight crime than other provinces," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "But the minister has ignored us, and has not responded to our province's urgent policing needs and priorities and did not respond to these offers," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : "In my capacity as Western Cape MEC of community safety, and as authorised by the Western Cape cabinet, I have written to the national Minister of Police Bheki Cele to notify him that the Western Cape government is declaring a formal intergovernmental dispute with the police minister," External link

iol Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "As a result of this, and to assist SAPS, we offered to give SAPS R5 million to pay for police reservists to be deployed in the province, to act as a force multiplier and reduce crime," External link

iol Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Crime is a responsibility of the national government and the SAPS is controlled from the national government in Tshwane. When we ask for more police officers the ANC government looks away, and when we ask for the army to be sent in to defeat gangs the ANC government says no. We are sick of the national government refusing to hear our cry for help," External link

iol Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Luthuli House ) : "This is why I will fight for policing to be controlled by the province and not from Pretoria and Luthuli House. The DA will always put the welfare of our people first and will never compromise their safety for political gain. While the national government, which is mandated by the Constitution to protect all South Africans, continues to fail in its duty to keep us safe the Western Cape government is not standing idly by," External link

iol Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “While the new trains have failed to leave the station, a further blow was struck to Cape Town commuters on Sunday as two trains were set alight in Cape Town station. The damage to the trains is severe: a total of 12 coaches, two motor coaches and nine trailers were destroyed – damage totalling R33 million,” External link

citizen Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “The photograph of Cyril Ramaphosa is up on the posters,” External link

businessday Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We have tragically already lost two lives during protest action in Caledon. We are facing a situation in which more lives could be lost as a result of immoral protest organisers. This irresponsible, thug-like behaviour and action must stop immediately,” External link

citizen Friday, April 12, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I understand from the provincial department of education that 21 schools were closed, with around 25,000 learners not attending class due to fears for their safety. This infringement on the rights of our children is shocking,” External link

iol Friday, April 12, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We have tragically already lost two lives during protest action in Caledon. We are facing a situation in which more lives could be lost as a result of immoral protest organisers. This irresponsible, thug-like behaviour and action must stop immediately,” External link

iol Friday, April 12, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The report makes various recommendations and includes seeking and forming alliances with relevant stakeholders, the implementation of systems to effectively monitor crime prevention programmes and develop evidence-based safety strategies” External link

iol Friday, April 12, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Lieutenant General ) : “This action has affected many innocent people, school children, those in need of medical assistance and employees. The names and contact details of the organisers of this action have been sent to me by the community. I have passed these details on to provincial commissioner, Lieutenant General (Khombinkosi) Jula, and call on him to put every effort into their swift arrest,” “I have little doubt that their motives are political, with less than a month to go until the election, violent and narrow-minded political parties are trying every desperate trick in the book to disrupt our communities. What they are doing, however, is hurting the very people they are purporting to serve. These tactics, which have been taken too far, have never worked. These thugs belong behind bars, not on our ballot papers” External link

citizen Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The rapid rise in protest action, particularly violent incidences, is of huge concern. It is alleged that political parties are at the forefront of these protests, transporting people from one community into another, with the sole aim of disrupting the area’s daily activities. I call on the police to investigate these claims, and should they emerge to be true, the instigators must be arrested and face the full might of the law. I urge community members to not be used by unscrupulous characters,” External link

citizen Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Mitchells Plain ) : “Today I visited Mitchell’s Plain train station to outline the DA’s plan to deliver a train service that works and runs on time. The station is one of the largest in Cape Town, and should be bustling with commuters – but it is nearly empty. This Mitchells Plain station is almost abandoned, signboards are not working and very few passengers are using trains. On my visit today, only one train arrived in the morning and the next train is scheduled for late this afternoon,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “These are not simply statistics, they translate into a real and lasting impact on commuters. Delayed and cancelled trains can cost passengers their jobs and prevent them from attending school,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We have so few policewomen and men compared to other provinces. We really need a different approach. The murder levels lead so many indicators in the crime space in our province, it’s out of control” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Between 1 November 2018, the day before the anti-gang unit was launched, and 31 March 2019, 1,567 [people] have been murdered in the Western Cape,” External link

citizen Monday, April 8, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : “Minister Cele’s leadership has not moved the needle on ten murders per day in our province, yet he claims there is no need for any further intervention. He can easily say this because he sits in his comfortable office in Pretoria, 1,500km away from the issues we face. Minister Cele should remove his blinkers and start to address our crisis immediately,” External link

citizen Monday, April 8, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : “As with the previous figures, I will raise these with Minister Cele. It’s become crystal clear that the current police strategies are not effective. I would like to reiterate to Minister Cele that our offer of R5 million to reignite the police reservist programme, is still available. The offer of our own employees as Commissioners of Oaths, is also on the table, awaiting police management go-ahead,” “We urgently need the Minister’s green light on these matters, so that we can increase police patrols in our worst affected communities, but I don’t expect it will come. What we need is close lines of accountability, the ability to respond to local conditions more rapidly, and to unbundle the mess that the national Minister has made. We need to decentralise the police service, and take it away from the ANC, to build a #SaferWesternCape” External link

citizen Monday, April 8, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Between 1 November 2018, the day before the anti-gang unit was launched, and 31 March 2019, 1,567 have been murdered in the Western Cape," External link

iol Monday, April 8, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : "Minister Cele’s leadership has not moved the needle on ten murders per day in our province, yet he claims there is no need for any further intervention. He can easily say this because he sits in his comfortable office in Pretoria, 1,500km away from the issues we face. Minister Cele should remove his blinkers and start to address our crisis immediately," External link

iol Monday, April 8, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : "As with the previous figures, I will raise these with minister Cele. It’s become crystal clear that the current police strategies are not effective. I would like to reiterate to minister Cele that our offer of R5 million to reignite the police reservist programme, is still available. The offer of our own employees as Commissioners of Oaths, is also on the table, awaiting police management go-ahead," "We urgently need the minister’s green light on these matters, so that we can increase police patrols in our worst affected communities, but I don’t expect it will come. What we need is close lines of accountability, the ability to respond to local conditions more rapidly, and to unbundle the mess that the national minister has made. We need to decentralise the police service, and take it away from the ANC, to build a #SaferWesternCape" External link

iol Monday, April 8, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Registering for a special vote will ensure that we can keep the Western Cape blue, and provide the best quality governance that only the DA can bring. Together, we can create One South Africa For All,” External link

citizen Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Registering for a special vote will ensure that we can keep the Western Cape blue, and provide the best quality governance that only the DA can bring. Together, we can create One South Africa For All," External link

iol Sunday, April 7, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Even though we do not have a mandate over illegal operations, the Western Cape Government has taken action. Through our Alcohol Harms Reduction (AHR) Game Changer pilots, we have been at the forefront of attempts to address the issue of illegal trading and associated alcohol harms” External link

iol Wednesday, April 3, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “It is completely unacceptable that taxi associations turn to violence when they have disputes. I condemn this incident in the strongest possible terms. Lives were lost, and the entire community of Hout Bay was brought to a standstill due to the violence that erupted in the area,” “The Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Jula, must be lauded for swiftly ensuring a greater police presence in the area. I call on the officers investigating this matter to leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of these criminals. Our residents should feel safe during their commutes. The SAPS needs to send a strong message to taxi operators that violence will not be tolerated, by bringing the perpetrators to book” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 2, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Donald Grant ) : “I also commend the (Western Cape) minister of public works and transport, Donald Grant for suspending the operating licenses of the two associations that have been fingered in this violence. We need a complete clampdown of illegal operators throughout the province,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 2, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “What it costs to burn diesel per hour, could have bought 50 houses per hour, for the poor. This cost is unsustainable, in addition to the fact that Eskom is unable to stockpile enough diesel to avoid blackouts. South African diesel producers say that even if they produced diesel 24/7, they would not be able to meet Eskom’s demand, let alone sell to hospitals, schools, business and homes who need it to run their own generators,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “On average, ten people are still being murdered per day in the province. This is despite the launch of an Anti-Gang Unit which was heralded by the African National Congress as the saviour of our communities,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : “We’ve seen a growth in attacks in our rural areas, and on our farms. It’s clear that the police’s strategy, if they even have one, isn’t working. I’ll be raising these figures with National Minister Bheki Cele, and demanding an answer as to what they are doing to protect the residents of all our areas,” “When I hear allegations of ANC collusion with gangsters, gangsters colluding with police, police colluding with the ANC, what I see is a triangle of forces acting together for their own ends, and not the ends of our people” External link

iol Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “There needs to be an investigation, senior officials are at each other’s throats. It does not make any sense to me, Ipid and national minister must sort it out,” External link

iol Monday, March 4, 2019 6:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “crime is a responsibility of the national government. The SAPS are controlled from the government in Pretoria” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 4, 2019 3:27:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We have had enough of the ANC national government’s rail service in our province. We don’t have enough trains and they are never on time” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 4, 2019 3:27:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Mitchells Plain ) : “We’ve seen a spate of violence in Mitchells Plain, with reports of 25 murders in the area in February alone. Operations such as this should not be happening at any of our schools. It is tragic and maddening that innocent learners and educators are being exposed to such dangers, with weapons being brought on to school premises by those affiliated to gangs. We have to go to great lengths to ensure that schools are protected from violence. Our education facilities ought to be respected, safe spaces where children can thrive, grow in knowledge, and where the leaders of tomorrow can be developed” External link

iol Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Small business owner, Nawaz Sablay, told me that Eskom’s failure to provide power has resulted in his produce spoiling due to irregular refrigeration, and production stops. This is just one example of a business which is bearing the cost of an inept national government power utility which is pouring the tax funds of ordinary South Africans down the drain,” External link

iol Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Approximately 650000 jobs have been created in the Western Cape over this time. In the last year, 50% of all jobs created in South Africa were created in the Western Cape,” External link

iol Saturday, February 9, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We need voters to understand that the power is in their hands, that the voters understand that they are able to make a decision on who their government is going forward, and then we want to say that this will be the Democratic Alliance moving in to a third term in this province,” External link

iol Monday, January 21, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The national average is one officer for every 369 residents. The Western Cape average is 1:509. Residents of Cape Town have an even worse deal, with only one police officer for every 560 residents,” External link

iol Friday, January 18, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says ( about Alan Winde ) : "Of these visitors, 472 156 foreign tourist arrivals were recorded during this period, a 6% increase from the same period last year. This resulted in a foreign direct spend of R5.7 billion and a 1.2% increase in expenditure compared to the first quarter in 2016," “This is great news for our economy. We know that the tourism sector supports more than 300 000 direct, indirect and induced jobs in the Western Cape and contributed over R38 billion to our economy last year". Sharing the water saving message. Winde says that while growing tourism, it must be sustainable. "While international tourists only make up around 1% of our total population during the peak season, it is still important that we share our water savings message with tourists” External link

news24 Tuesday, December 5, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde says : “I am pretty certain within the next couple of weeks, we’ll start to see those in the poultry industry will restock. This is a business decision” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, November 17, 2017 2:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “I am pretty certain within the next couple of weeks, we’ll start to see those in the poultry industry will restock. This is a business decision” External link

iafrica Friday, November 17, 2017 1:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Avian Influenza ) : "One of the other areas that also helps us is that it’s getting warmer. And you know with humans and flu we are more susceptible to flu in winter time. As we move to summer, we are less susceptible to flu and the same thing obviously with Avian Influenza" External link

news24 Thursday, October 5, 2017 2:02:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “To ensure that aspiring businesswomen have access to the support they need, we will also link them to our Emerging Business Support Programme. It is my hope that we are able to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the women and their families,” External link

sanews Monday, August 14, 2017 11:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We know that South Africa is the world's fastest-growing green economy. And in partnership with GreenCape, we are establishing the province as the hub of this growth. The Western Cape is home to 60% of the country's green project developers and two thirds of South Africa's green manufacturing happens in this province. In order to take advantage of this growth and support a manufacturing economy, we applied for this national government policy instrument," External link

iol Wednesday, August 2, 2017 7:07:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We believe that the tourism sector, which is not rand hedged, has the potential to pull us out of recession and to save and grow jobs," External link

africatime Friday, July 28, 2017 3:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : "accelerate growth and jobs in the province’s most competitive sectors, which includes tourism," External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “the focus on this programme is to increase awareness of the Western Cape in the GCC market. We have partnered with Dnata (one of the biggest travel agencies operating in that region) and engaged with 57 top travel agents who sell the Western Cape and hosted 15 of them in country” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “We have launched the dashboards and are now looking at moving paper-based research to real-time data collection,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “The report was the accumulation of case studies and stakeholder input compiled by our Red Tape Reduction Unit,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “will open next week to assist large investors to complete local, provincial and national regulatory processes in a single location facilitated by Wesgro,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “The City of Cape Town will discuss one aspect of this initiative, the statue at City Hall , during a full council meeting,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “The workshop component will be completed this week,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “The value of conference bids has almost doubled since 2014 , reaching R425m in 2016/17,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We believe that the tourism sector, which is not rand hedged, has the potential to pull us out of recession and to save and grow jobs," External link

iol Friday, July 28, 2017 2:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We believe that the tourism sector, which is not rand hedged, has the potential to pull us out of recession and to save and grow jobs," External link

reuters Friday, July 28, 2017 11:53:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Audi Alterm Partem rule as prescribed by Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 2000 was applicable” External link

iol Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Following receipt of registered mail, both parties will have 14 days to state why they should not be placed on the list of the National Treasury’s restricted suppliers,” External link

iol Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The property prices are increasing way in excess of inflation," External link

thetimes-za Monday, February 27, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Due to prompt action‚ the economic impact of the damage was lessened‚ and we’ve been able to avoid any serious loss of revenue or jobs‚ or damage to crops‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, January 25, 2017 6:59:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The Western Cape Department of Agriculture is halfway through a R4 million proactive maintenance plan on the Clanwilliam dam canal system. Three specific stretches of canal were identified as critical due to the aging of the infrastructure‚ with some being more than 80 years old. Pro-active maintenance is being carried out on these sections over a three year period‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, January 25, 2017 6:59:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "I have no doubt about more fires in the Western Cape; it is going to get much drier in the Western Cape because of climate change. It is just going to get hotter and hotter," External link

BBCMonitoring Thursday, January 12, 2017 4:18:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We are determined to accelerate the pace of successful land reform, and keep emerging farmers in the market," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 8, 2016 11:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Saldanha Bay ) : "We have given ourselves a target of enabling 60 000 jobs in oil and gas at Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone. We are also doing work on skills, energy and for the removing of administrative red tape that hampers the flow of business," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 8, 2016 8:39:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Through the Prestige Agri Worker Forum, I am looking forward to working with Anton on growing our sector, especially in encouraging our agri workers to take their careers to new heights," External link

allafrica Monday, November 7, 2016 3:37:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde concluded : "The Western Cape remains water stressed, and we all need to play our part by not wasting this vital resource. The Agriculture Department is also on hand to advise the sector on how to adopt conservation agriculture. " External link

allafrica Monday, October 31, 2016 8:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The United States of America is the world's biggest economy, and an important partner for the Western Cape. We are seeking to strengthen trade and investment links between ourselves and the U.S. in key areas. We will be focusing on business tourism, film and information and communication technologies. Through Project Khulisa, we are seeking to add up to a further 100 000 jobs to the economy. Growing tourism from key source markets, such as the U.S., will be important in reaching this goal," External link

allafrica Monday, October 10, 2016 5:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We are seeking to strengthen trade and investment links between ourselves and the US in key areas,” External link

iol Monday, October 10, 2016 11:34:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I’d like as many people as possible to join the Bike2Work movement this week,” “We already have riders cycling in from Athlone, Hout Bay, Newlands and Melkbosstrand” External link

iol Monday, October 10, 2016 11:34:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I’ve been attending the Mobility Indaba this week, and we’re looking at the challenges around how people move through the region,” “it has a direct impact on the economy, and we know that problems such as road congestion and train delays also come at great emotional cost for commuters” External link

iol Monday, October 10, 2016 11:34:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about The UK ) : "The UK has long been a major market for Western Cape agriculture and agri-processed products. Last year, the UK bought R1.5 billion worth of wine, R1.2 billion worth of apples and pears, and R4.8 billion of citrus from the Cape. " External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 5, 2016 7:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Green investments in the Western Cape have created 2000 jobs. I'd like to commend GreenCape, and our sector, for their efforts to grow our green economy. Their hard work made a major contribution to the rapid growth of the South African green sector," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 29, 2016 2:07:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We expect our tourism establishments to feature strongly at the awards. We know we have top class products, and we wish them the very best of luck in the competition. Tourism is one of fastest growing sectors, supporting 204 000 jobs across the Western Cape. This sector is allowing entrepreneurs to make a meaningful contribution to the economy, and through Project Khulisa we've set ourselves the goal of increasing the size of the tourism sector. We are seeking to add up to 100 000 tourism jobs to the economy through a set of detailed action plans. The private sector is our valuable partners in reaching this goal; it is through their efforts that we are consistently ranked among the world's best tourism destinations" External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:04:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Jenny was a shining light in Franschhoek. It is very sad to hear of her passing. Jenny will be missed by all, but her legacy will live on through the tremendous positive impact she made in transforming Franschhoek into what it is today. She was an invaluable asset to her town, and indeed our entire province. I would like to send my warmest condolences to her family, friends, and the people of Franschhoek, by whom she will be dearly missed" External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 28, 2016 1:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Wine exports are up from 122 million litres in 2000 to 313 million litres last year. We are exporting to markets across the world. The bulk of our exports are destined for the European Union and the United Kingdom. Exports to key markets in the rest of Africa, the United States of America and China are growing,” External link

coastweek Saturday, August 20, 2016 8:48:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “As part of our Project Khulisa growth strategy, we have set the goal of boosting wine exports to strategic markets and the latest trends are excellent indicators,” External link

coastweek Saturday, August 20, 2016 8:48:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "As part of our Project Khulisa (the province’s economic growth strategy) we have set ourselves the goal of boosting wine exports to strategic markets and the latest trends are excellent indicators," External link

bdlive Wednesday, August 17, 2016 2:02:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The [monthly] cost of a basic food basket, including staples such as rice and brown bread was R3 503 in April this year,” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “There’s been increased slaughtering during the drought and this will continue to impact production for the next three to four years” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “These trends underscore the need for a co-ordinated response to changing weather patterns, which is why we have partnered with the private sector to develop the Smart Agri plan,” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We want to create manufacturing capability and we know that we need to be competitive in the energy space, but we are not facilitating it properly," External link

thetimes-za Friday, August 12, 2016 2:23:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We keep advertising and showcasing to get the Western Cape recognised as an easy place to do business,” External link

enca Friday, July 8, 2016 8:15:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "I'd like to encourage our agriculture workers to enter the competition. Through you, we generate economic growth and create jobs for residents. We need to celebrate the men and women who help take our agriculture sector forward," External link

4-traders Friday, July 8, 2016 4:20:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "I'd like to encourage our agriculture workers to enter the competition. Through you, we generate economic growth and create jobs for residents. We need to celebrate the men and women who help take our agriculture sector forward," External link

allafrica Thursday, July 7, 2016 6:19:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works has called on riders to make sure their number plates, vehicle lights, brake lights, and indicators are visible at all times. Obscuring any of these items with a bicycle rack or other object is an offence punishable by a R500 fine. An auxiliary number plate must be fitted in a clearly visible place if the bike rack obscures the number plate. Additional lights should fitted to the back of your vehicle if any are obscured. The Department of Transport and Public Works' Provincial Traffic Services will be on high alert. I want to urge festival-goers to not drink and drive and to use the road responsibly, whether you're in your car or on your bike," External link

allafrica Friday, July 1, 2016 5:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "In 2015, the Oyster Festival attracted 73 500 visitors and generated R134 million for the region. Most importantly, 3400 job opportunities were created. These figures underscore the importance of the events economy," External link

allafrica Friday, July 1, 2016 5:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Through Project Khulisa, we have prioritised air access; we know we have to make it easier for visitors to travel to our region. This is why we launched the Cape Town Air Access initiative, which is a partnership between government, Airports Company South Africa, Wesgro and airline industries. Through this initiative, we are seeking to secure additional direct flights to a set of strategic destinations across the world. We know that improving accessibility to our region through more direct flights is crucial to growing jobs," External link

allafrica Friday, July 1, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde added : "Through excellent co-operation with the teams at Transnet and SARS, our Red Tape Reduction team worked to ensure the shipment left on time. The incident highlighted the need for us to make it easier to process low-risk exports" External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 5:51:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The debate was vital and provided a lot of food for thought. At the conclusion we arrived at 32 priority areas we need to address in order to make the agriculture sector more resilient in the future. These will now all receive attention," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 1:15:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "In the recent past we've had severe floods, droughts and heat waves. Between 2003 and 2008, these events cost our economy over R3 billion. This underscores the need for urgent action to protect our sector from the threats of climate change. If we do not act, jobs and revenue are on the line. That's why, in the Western Cape, we granted emerging farmers emergency funding to ensure that they can pay their workers, and do not go out of business due to the losses they suffer because of the drought. In total, we have allocated R32 million in drought relief to date. Next month, we will allocate an additional R9 million for the purchase of fodder" External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 1:15:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The vessel was set to berth in Port Elizabeth the next morning. The yacht mast is abnormal cargo and as a result shipping opportunities are limited.... through excellent co-operation with the teams at Transnet and SARS, our red tape reduction team worked to ensure the shipment left on time," External link

bdlive Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:18:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Once Wesgro has put a list together we can start reaching out to everyone within the next two weeks for a meeting between Wesgro, the trade desk and the UK Consulate. We need to start asking immediate questions of them," External link

bdlive Tuesday, June 28, 2016 6:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "As part of our SmartAgri roll-out, by the end of this event it is our goal to have dedicated teams in place to drive action plans. This will ensure our agriculture sector is more resilient to the impact of extreme weather events, which are likely to increase" External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:01:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "It is our goal to increase exports to strategic markets. Our objective is to double wine exports to key destinations by 2025," "We are adamant (about increasing) exports of our bottled wine. This is in line with Project Khulisa’s focus on the value-add through agri-processing. We are seeking to add up to 100 000 jobs to the agri-processing sector by 2019," External link

bdlive Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:34:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Once live, this facility will serve as a base for the testing requirements of key destinations to which we can export our products," External link

bdlive Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:34:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Under this agreement, the Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) of South African wine to be imported duty-free into the EU is set to more than double from the current 50 million litres to 110 million litres in the first year of implementation for bulk and bottled wine. This is also the first time the EU has signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in which the EU gives up the right to use agricultural export subsidies. This is a significant step towards equalling the playing field for our farmers, " External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 21, 2016 4:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Entrepreneurs are the engine room of our economy, employing over 500 000 people in the Western Cape. As government, it is our role to create the environment for businesses to add jobs to the economy. In the past seven years, we've assisted over 36 000 entrepreneurs to start businesses. Part of creating that environment is giving entrepreneurs the support they need to grow. That is why in this financial year, the Integrated Economic Development Services is investing over R40 million in interventions such as the Emerging Business Support Programme. We're thrilled to have private sector partners such as ABSA, who are collaborating with us for the second year, to give businesses the tools they need to grow," External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 21, 2016 1:20:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The feedback we have received from entrepreneurs who completed the course last year has been very encouraging. Business owners said they now have the knowledge and the confidence they need to take their enterprise to the next level," External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 21, 2016 1:20:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Entrepreneurs are the engine room of our economy, employing over 500,000 people in the Western Cape. As government, it is our role to create the environment for businesses to add jobs to the economy" External link

bdlive Tuesday, June 21, 2016 7:09:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We are hoping to encourage more black people and more women to enter the sector, as this is the only way we will see real transformation and inclusivity,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “This sector presents a significant opportunity to create job opportunities, especially for youth in rural areas. Young people are the future of the sector, so I would like to encourage them to consider a career in agriculture,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “In this financial year, the Western Cape Government has allocated over R9 billion to youth-related projects. The Departments of Economic Development and Tourism and Agriculture, will invest R63.2 million and R58.7 million into skills programmes for our young people,” “As part of our plan to boost the number of graduates available to the agriculture sector, we have set the target of ensuring that 1 500 young people will benefit from our Higher Education and Training programmes over the next three years” External link

iol Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We're participating in the First Thursdays initiative as part of our goal to become the most accessible government office in South Africa. All residents are welcome to attend, but this month I'd like to especially appeal to young aspiring entrepreneurs to join us. Some of the Western Cape's foremost entrepreneurs will be here to share their success stories and I am confident their experiences will serve as inspiration for our province's budding businesspeople," External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We're participating in the First Thursdays initiative as part of our goal to become the most accessible government office in South Africa. All residents are welcome to attend, but this month I'd like to especially appeal to young aspiring entrepreneurs to join us. Some of the Western Cape's foremost entrepreneurs will be here to share their success stories and I am confident their experiences will serve as inspiration for our province's budding businesspeople," External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : "Increased air access has a direct impact on jobs and growth. Through Project Khulisa, we are making it easier for visitors to travel to our region. This is why we launched the Cape Town Air Access initiative, which is a partnership between government, Airports Company South Africa, Wesgro and airline industries, " External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:01:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde says : "The tourism sector continues to reinvest in itself and this is why the world's biggest airlines have the confidence to invest in our region. We see new hotels are being built; the private sector is developing conferencing centres, such as the facility in Century City. In addition, our tourism sector offers great service, which is an important factor in repeat visits. We're seeing these investments pay off. Our 2015/16 season was one of the best yet and we achieved strong growth in international arrivals from strategic markets," External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:01:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain,” External link

iol Thursday, May 26, 2016 7:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "This is a great boost for tourism to our destination. Through Project Khulisa, we have prioritised air access; we know we have to make it easier for visitors to travel to our region. This is why we launched the Cape Town Air Access initiative, which is a partnership between government, Airports Company South Africa, Wesgro and airline industries. Through this initiative, we are seeking to secure additional direct flights to a set of strategic destinations across the world. We know that improving accessibility to our region through more direct flights is crucial to growing jobs," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:25:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "When we engage with entrepreneurs, the most common problem they raise is access to finance. There is also a need to improve awareness and understanding around the funding needs of small businesses. The Funding Fair has started to change the ecosystem. We know that entrepreneurs play a significant role in driving the economy; employing over 500 000 people in the Western Cape. That is why we support initiatives like these which provide a platform for financing for small businesses and also investment opportunities for funders" External link

allafrica Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:45:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain,” External link

mineweb Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain," External link

bdlive Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:16:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain," External link

businessday Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:53:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain," External link

reuters Wednesday, May 25, 2016 6:51:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The facility will house the systems we need to process and store the data we receive from, among others, the SKA, who are key partners in the project. It’s also part of our focus on harnessing the power of real-time data to grow the economy and attract investment into the region" External link

businessday Monday, May 23, 2016 7:51:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The facility will house the systems we need to process and store the data we receive from, among others, the SKA, who are key partners in the project. It’s also part of our focus on harnessing the power of real-time data to grow the economy and attract investment into the region" External link

bdlive Monday, May 23, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Anton Bredell ) : "In the recent past we've had severe floods, droughts and heat waves. Between 2003 and 2008, these events cost our economy over R3 billion. This assessment has told us that these events are likely to increase in frequency, underscoring the need for urgent action to protect our sector from the threats of climate change. If we do not act, potential jobs and revenue are on the line. Scenario planning shows us that if we continue without a co-ordinated response, the knock on effect will also mean increased food prices. It is our duty to act now to ensure we have a sustainable agriculture sector in the future. Minister Bredell agreed that extreme weather events are threatening food security and economic growth: " External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde concluded : "SmartAgri is the most authoritative source of information for how climate change will affect our future. It also details concrete action plans for how we can mitigate these threats to build a sustainable agricultural sector which is able to withstand the climate of our future. Our job is to ensure that this plan lands across the Western Cape. This is a challenge we are determined to achieve in collaboration with our partners across all spheres of our province" External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I want to urge all of our partners, such as Afasa, to work together to escalate the number of successful land reform projects,” External link

iol Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “In the previous financial year, (these) events generated R1.6 billion for our economy,” External link

iol Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:13:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “In 2013, wine tourism generated R6 billion nationally. The industry is an important economic driver in the province,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:04:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde added : “Of all the wine tourists visiting the Western Cape, 43 percent went to the Cape Winelands. These awards show why the region is so popular with visitors. This is excellent promotion for our region’s wineries and will encourage more international visitors to explore our award-wining wine estates,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:04:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The land reform advisory desk will offer guidance to farmers, community organisations and residents. We are putting our full weight behind efforts to get viable projects going," External link

thetimes-za Tuesday, March 3, 2015 1:50:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The land reform advisory desk will offer guidance to farmers, community organisations and residents. We are putting our full weight behind efforts to get viable projects going," External link

businessday Monday, March 2, 2015 3:42:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The land reform advisory desk will offer guidance to farmers, community organisations and residents. We are putting our full weight behind efforts to get viable projects going," External link

bdlive Monday, March 2, 2015 3:18:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : ”Entrepreneurs like Trevor Strydom are helping to build the brand of the Western Cape as a centre of innovation,” External link

iol Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The only way we can remain competitive is if we embrace innovation. This initiative is currently driving hard through a new economic project called Project Khulisa ‘khulisa’ means ‘to grow’ in isiXhosa,” External link

iol Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Attractions which continue to reinvest and reinvent themselves are drawing higher visitor numbers year on year. In addition to the V&A Waterfront, which attracted 23.8 million visitors in 2014, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens achieved an annual increase in visitor numbers of 29%, with almost 900 000 people passing through its gates. These attractions are seeing an excellent return on their investments,” External link

news24 Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:32:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde wrote : “Noted, but we do have provincial legislation that is within our legislative competency. I also am not in favour of the extra red-tape burden on legitimate businesses,” External link

the-star Monday, February 16, 2015 2:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde wrote : “Noted, but we do have provincial legislation that is within our legislative competency. I also am not in favour of the extra red-tape burden on legitimate businesses,” External link

iol Monday, February 16, 2015 2:44:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Many of the international companies based in the Western Cape are expanding their operations, affirming their confidence in our destination. Our No1 priority in the Western Cape is economic growth and jobs and the sector is delivering a massive employment boost," External link

bdlive Friday, February 13, 2015 9:13:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Many of the international companies based in the Western Cape are expanding their operations, affirming their confidence in our destination. Our No1 priority in the Western Cape is economic growth and jobs and the sector is delivering a massive employment boost," External link

businessday Friday, February 13, 2015 8:42:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “While the infrastructure is owned by the National Department of Water and Sanitation, the Western Cape government stepped in to avert a water crisis in the area,” External link

iol Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "It is a 184m section of the canal near Klawer. The break dramatically reduced water supply to farms downstream. More than 300 farmers, 6,000ha of irrigation and residents in nearby communities were affected. This presented a huge threat to the farmers working with table and wine grapes as well as vegetables. It also threatened seasonal jobs for local residents," External link

bdlive Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:48:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "While the infrastructure is owned by the national Department of Water and Sanitation, the Western Cape government stepped in to avert a water crisis in the area," External link

bdlive Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:48:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "It is a 184m section of the canal near Klawer. The break dramatically reduced water supply to farms downstream. More than 300 farmers, 6,000ha of irrigation and residents in nearby communities were affected. This presented a huge threat to the farmers working with table and wine grapes as well as vegetables. It also threatened seasonal jobs for local residents," External link

businessday Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "While the infrastructure is owned by the national Department of Water and Sanitation, the Western Cape government stepped in to avert a water crisis in the area," External link

businessday Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:38:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister73.91%EN12/05/201705/12/2017
premier8.70%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
president2.17%EN10/08/201608/10/2016
minister of finance economic development and tourism6.52%EN04/03/201403/04/2014
finance minister8.70%EN04/01/201401/04/2014
Names Lang Count
Alan WindeEN85.66%
Alan WindeAF14.34%


 
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Janine Myburgh said ( about Alan Winde ) : “What we like about Winde is that he has stayed clear of the political scraps and concentrated on creating economic opportunities and jobs and that is what we need,” External link

businessday Sunday, September 15, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Brett Herron stated ( about Alan Winde ) : “he (Winde) would know that the DA has stopped MyCiTi services to Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain, exacerbating our public transport crisis” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Moses Dlamini said ( about Alan Winde ) : “The complaint alleges serious offences, including extortion, defeating the ends of justice and systemic corruption. An analysis of the complaint was done to determine if the allegations fell within the mandate of the Ipid. A team co-ordinated from the national office has commenced investigations. "The Ipid has also received a complaint from Western Cape Community Safety MEC Alan Winde against Major-General Jeremy Veary. This complaint will be assigned to our Western Cape office for investigation,” External link

iol Tuesday, January 15, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Mmusi Maimane said ( about Alan Winde ) : "We want a police force for our province, controlled by our province, for the people of our province. That is what we want, and Alan is going to fight for it. Ultimately, the goal is a DA-led national government. Because in national government we can realise our dream of a safe South Africa by transforming our police force into one with the skills and the power to kick violent criminals, gangsters, and drug dealers out of our communities for good," External link

iol Saturday, January 5, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Mmusi Maimane said ( about Alan Winde ) : “We want a police force for our province, controlled by our province, for the people of our province. That is what we want, and Alan is going to fight for it. Ultimately, the goal is a DA-led national government. Because in national government we can realise our dream of a safe South Africa by transforming our police force into one with the skills and the power to kick violent criminals, gangsters, and drug dealers out of our communities for good,” External link

citizen Saturday, January 5, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says ( about Alan Winde ) : "Of these visitors, 472 156 foreign tourist arrivals were recorded during this period, a 6% increase from the same period last year. This resulted in a foreign direct spend of R5.7 billion and a 1.2% increase in expenditure compared to the first quarter in 2016," “This is great news for our economy. We know that the tourism sector supports more than 300 000 direct, indirect and induced jobs in the Western Cape and contributed over R38 billion to our economy last year". Sharing the water saving message. Winde says that while growing tourism, it must be sustainable. "While international tourists only make up around 1% of our total population during the peak season, it is still important that we share our water savings message with tourists” External link

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Alan Winde said : “The Western Cape Government has been committed to making prudent financial decisions, but nonetheless, the Department of the Premier has heeded the call. The department has been managing recruitment through a special committee which determines whether posts need to be filled immediately, or whether they can be filled at a later stage. This has yielded a R34 million saving which has been surrendered to the Provincial Treasury to help ease the fiscal pressures we are experiencing in the province at the moment” External link

africanewswire Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “the first start is going to be boots on the ground,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Rassie Erasmus ) : “Captain Siya Kolisi, coach Rassie Erasmus and their team have played with grit and determination to get to this point, and when they step out onto the field in Japan tomorrow, they carry the hopes of the nation for a third World Cup trophy win,” External link

citizen Friday, November 1, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We want Cape halaal brand to be well known all over the world for quality and excellence. This is our vision. " External link

iol Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “The police only give us this data every six months or a year later. We know it the next day,” External link

mg Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about High Holy Days ) : “Rosh Hashanah is one of the Jewish High Holy Days and is a special time of celebration for members of the Jewish faith, which will be celebrated until Tuesday. This is the beginning of a 10-day period of repentance which will end with the observance of Yom Kippur next week,” “As part of the Rosh Hashanah tradition, members of the Jewish community undertake charitable acts and good deeds, which help to improve the lives of people living in the Western Cape. I wish them well over this special, holy period and thank them for their kind acts during this time” External link

iol Monday, September 30, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I hope that this is a time of celebration with family and friends. May you all be inscribed in the book of life and have a sweet New Year,” External link

iol Monday, September 30, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The SA Police Service, which is mandated to keep communities safe, is unable to do its job,” External link

businessday Friday, September 20, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “if we want this deployment to be successful and truly make a difference in people’s lives, we need to make some operational changes and we all need to be working together” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We need to make sure this deployment, along with the police, has clear indicators that are measurable, a strategy that’s in place, [and] that there is a properly coordinated response,” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:15:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “In our letter to the president, we set out very clear conditions for an extension, because we believe that the effectiveness of the army needs to be maximised, and the outcomes of their deployment monitored. It is unclear at this stage whether the president, and the ministers of police and defence will be implementing the conditions we requested,” External link

businessday Monday, September 16, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde asked : “Does anyone on this group recognise this man?” External link

iol Sunday, September 15, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The enemy sits in our CPFs (Community Police Forums)’. What I don’t know is whether this suspect has CPF links,” External link

iol Sunday, September 15, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We need to make every effort and use every avenue at our disposal to root out criminals and make our communities safer," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We are still seeing unacceptably high levels of murder, attempted murder and other violent crime which needs to be urgently addressed," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We are relieved to see the number of murders declined over the weekend, however, this is of little comfort when 34 families are currently grieving the loss of a loved one. We must be working towards zero, and nothing more,” External link

iol Monday, August 19, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "this is of little comfort when 34 families are currently grieving the loss of a loved one," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, August 19, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "we have to question whether the promises made to the residents of the Western Cape by the police at the time of the deployment, are being kept," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, August 19, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We are relieved to see the number of murders declined over the weekend, however, this is of little comfort when 34 families are currently grieving the loss of a loved one. We must be working towards zero, and nothing more” External link

gov-za Monday, August 19, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Both of these young women had their lives cut short by senseless violence. We need to put a stop to this,” “We welcome the fact that police made swift arrests in both of these cases and hope that the criminal justice system will do its work to ensure that those responsible for these deaths are removed from society and unable to hurt more people” External link

dailymaverick Monday, August 12, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Both of these young women had their lives cut short by senseless violence. We need to put a stop to this,” “We welcome the fact that police made swift arrests in both of these cases and hope that the criminal justice system will do its work to ensure that those responsible for these deaths are removed from society and unable to hurt more people” External link

citizen Monday, August 12, 2019 5:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The person will be appointed for a period of three years, and during this time, he or she cannot hold any office of profit or engage in any occupation for reward, outside of their duties as commissioner,” External link

citizen Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "we call on the South African Police Service (SAPS) to make maximum use of the additional resources provided by the SANDF," External link

coastweek Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The SANDF is currently employed in various areas of the Western Cape as a stabilisation force, and I believe we are starting to see some impact of the additional boots on the ground in some of the trends we are seeing,” “Increased police operations, coupled with additional law enforcement officers from the City of Cape Town, and community Neighbourhood Watch efforts, will start to pay dividends over time as criminals and gangsters start to feel the pressure of visible policing, arrests and community-driven efforts to take back their spaces” External link

citizen Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "When compared with last weekend, we saw the number of recorded murders in the metro region dip from 46 to 41, which is still incredibly high. " External link

iol Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "When compared with last weekend, we saw the number of recorded murders in the metro region dip from 46 to 41, which is still incredibly high. What we have seen is a marked decline in the number of murders as a result of gunshot, which was at its lowest in at least ten weekends" External link

gov-za Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The impact of the additional crime fighting resources is an indicator that our fight for additional policing resources, through an intergovernmental dispute, is the right decision. With more visible policing, and more intelligence resources, operating under effective South African Police Services management in this province, crime can be reduced," External link

gov-za Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The impact of the additional crime fighting resources is an indicator that our fight for additional policing resources, through an intergovernmental dispute, is the right decision. With more visible policing, and more intelligence resources, operating under effective South African Police Services management in this province, crime can be reduced," External link

gov-za Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde dit : «Au total, 46 personnes ont été assassinées en fin de semaine, dans 21 fusillades et 20 coups de couteau» External link

menara Wednesday, July 31, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : “We welcome the fact that 143 arrests were made, and guns and drugs confiscated. But despite this heavier police presence and [Police] Minister Bheki Cele himself going out on patrol, 43 people were still murdered, some of them in the very areas where the operation was held,” External link

mg Tuesday, July 23, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "This is still 25 murders too many, but we are pleased to see that the presence of the army is having some impact in our communities, who are tired of crime and living in fear" External link

businessday Monday, July 22, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "is still too many, but we are pleased to see that the presence of the army is having some impact in our communities which are tired of crime and living in fear," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, July 22, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We have seen from this weekend the impact of having additional resources on the ground, and a tactical response to crime fighting and crime prevention," "By increasing visible policing and intelligence-led investigations, we can start to root out criminals," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, July 22, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "This is still 25 murders too many, but we are pleased to see that the presence of the army is having some impact in our communities, who are tired of crime and living in fear. " External link

iol Monday, July 22, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde added : "From the Western Cape government's side, we will be working on a long-term plan to address the root causes of crime, to stimulate more economic opportunities, and to ramp up services to high crime communities. " External link

iol Monday, July 22, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “While our president dreams of bullet trains, our transport minister can’t even make it from one end of our city to the other on board his Metro rail service…” External link

dailymaverick Friday, July 19, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We have a proven track record in creating jobs. Since the DA was elected in 2009, the province has attracted R100 billion in foreign direct investment,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Let’s talk about just some of the facts. In our oversight of 151 police stations, we discovered that this province has a shortage of 548 detectives, almost half of the detectives in our province have a caseload of dockets of 200 or more, when the ideal number is between 50 and 60,” “A shocking 57 percent of detective commanders and 48 percent of detectives have not even undergone the requisite training, while only 2 percent have had any specialist training. "Our detectives are also working without the tools they need to do their job. About 71 percent don’t have informers and more than half of our detectives do not even have a firearm. "I can assure you the gangsters have guns, many of them from the police’s own armoury,” External link

iol Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “What we need is a functioning police service, which is fully resourced and well led, instead of plasters to temporarily plug the wound,” External link

iol Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “A total of 43 murders were recorded by our forensics services over the weekend period, despite police also claiming a heavier police presence” External link

citizen Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The SANDF could provide support and assist with holding perimeters and cordons in these exercises so that police can get on with the work of investigating crime and arresting perpetrators,” External link

businessday Friday, July 12, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde agreed : “we need to fix trains first,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, July 4, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “we’ve got to make this place safer… If you want an enabling environment to grow, you’ve got to make this place safer. Too many children have to walk to school and they’ve got to walk over a body on the way to school” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The anti-gang unit was shot at this week, a couple of guys were wounded and they made arrests within 12 hours,” External link

citizen Sunday, June 16, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “That is more than 10 murders per day in the province, lives cut short by senseless violence. The statistics are sourced from the forensic services unit in the Western Cape department of health and not from the official crime statistics, as these are only released by [SA Police Service] SAPS once a year,” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 11, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde dit : "Cela fait plus de 10 meurtres par jour dans la province. Des vies anéanties par une violence insensée" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde dit ( about Bheki Cele ) : "Nous avons fixé une date de réunion pour que le ministre Cele réponde à notre différend intergouvernemental avec lui sur l'insuffisance des ressources allouées à notre province, et nous espérons qu'il va finir par se présenter, pour nous et pour l'ensemble des habitants de notre province" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde dit : "Outre les opérations de police visibles dont elle a la charge au sein des communautés et sur le terrain, cette province a aussi désespérément besoin de moyens supplémentaires en matière de renseignement qui nous aideraient à cibler et à infléchir la criminalité dans la métropole et dans les zones rurales" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “That is more than 10 murders per day in the province, lives cut short by senseless violence. The statistics are sourced from the forensic services unit in the Western Cape department of health and not from the official crime statistics as these are only released by [SA Police Service] SAPS once a year,” External link

iol Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:35:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I would like to wish Mr Luluma Mvimbi well in his new role and we look forward to him holding us to account,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I would like to wish Mr Luluma Mvimbi well in his new role and we look forward to him holding us to account,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “While I’m not going to immediately withdraw the dispute, what I am happy to do is to have a discussion as the premier along with the MEC. I’m prepared to put up the white flag and say let us find a solution,” External link

eyewitness-news Saturday, June 1, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “There are five mega properties owned by the national government [in the Western Cape] at Culemborg, Ysterplaat, Wingfield, Youngsfield and Denel properties that could yield up to 100,000 housing units which would be enough to meet half of the affordable housing demand on Cape Town’s database,” External link

businessday Saturday, June 1, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “While I’m not going to immediately withdraw the dispute, what I am happy to do is to have a discussion as the premier along with the MEC. I’m prepared to put up the white flag and say let us find a solution,” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, May 31, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “When she was mayor of Cape Town, she led the call for national land to be freed up for housing and we trust that now that she is minister, she will immediately start the transfer process,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, May 31, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “There are five mega properties owned by the national government [in the Western Cape] at Culemborg, Ysterplaat, Wingfield, Youngsfield and Denel properties that could yield up to 100,000 housing units which would be enough to meet half of the affordable housing demand on Cape Town’s database,” External link

businessday Thursday, May 30, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “South Africans deserve public representatives who are accountable and transparent, and these audits are a step towards ensuring that the people entrusted with roles in my cabinet are of the highest integrity,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 29, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “SA’s economy is in trouble, and it is important that government spend is centred on citizens and service delivery. Our first review of the handbook, which was finalised in 2011, helped us save R100m. In this second review, we are looking for ways in which we can further tighten our belts,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 29, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde added : “These ministers have all agreed and support my decision to undergo a lifestyle audit. We have done this because we believe that, as public representatives, we must uphold the highest standards of integrity in the execution of our offices. These audits will be performed now, and again at the end of the term,” External link

citizen Thursday, May 23, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “In putting this cabinet together, I have sought to achieve stability through experience, and new capability,” External link

mg Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “South Africa is in a precarious financial position, where government has come to spend more on staff than on service delivery. This situation is untenable,” External link

mg Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "in democracy, I think campaigns, for me, are what brings reality back to politics because we didn't only see the amazing things this government has done in the last 10 years, we didn't only see the schools and the clinics and the roads, we didn't only see the jobs that were created - we didn't only see that" External link

news24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "What we do, we do for South Africans and our fellow South Africans. What we do, we do because we want to make a difference every single [area] that we touch in this province, every place we want to make better," External link

news24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde stated : "We took what the pollsters said we weren't going to do and we made a win a reality" External link

news24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Today is about thanking all of you who have been involved in this campaign and it has been a long campaign," External link

news24 Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Of course, in any political party you want to grow all the time‚ [but] I’m really happy with the 55% result‚” External link

businessday Thursday, May 16, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “You see a kind of resurgence of either nationalism or populism and then across all different lines … Of course that does concern me,” “We’ve been given a mandate for five years‚ and … [we must ask] how do we start to make those changes that are perhaps going to be counter to that kind of populist movement” External link

businessday Thursday, May 16, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "It's a huge, huge task ahead, but I'm really grateful. I want to thank the voters for the trust they have put in us" External link

news24 Friday, May 10, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Now the results, when you're breaking it down ward by ward, you say now hang on, the voters are giving us a message," "The one thing about an election campaign is, voters give you a message with their vote" External link

news24 Thursday, May 9, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “There are ups and downs all over the place,” External link

businessday Thursday, May 9, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “At the end of the day, I am reasonably happy,” External link

businessday Thursday, May 9, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I’m sure rain does make a difference. People find it harder to get out of bed when its pouring with rain outside, especially if you live in a poorer community where you don’t have the pavement, you don’t have the protection but I’m sure looking at the weather patterns it’s going to be intermittent,” “This kind of weather does deter people and I’m saying please don’t be deterred. A lot of people have fought hard for our democracy, 25 years after democracy we need to make sure to keep it going. My message is please don’t let the rain stop us” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 8, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We are rated as the best run province in SA. And we have a really good plan going forward," External link

news24 Monday, May 6, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The poll estimates that the DA currently stands at 50% — we are neck-and-neck with the ANC for control of the Western Cape! We cannot let the ANC/EFF coalition of corruption win! We must unite to keep corruption out of our province and vote DA on Wednesday May 8,” External link

businessday Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : “In October last year we wrote an urgent letter to Police Minister Bheki Cele outlining necessary measures to address crime in our province. We followed up in December” External link

citizen Monday, April 29, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Our determination of the immediate policing needs and priorities of the Western Cape, [was] delivered to him in terms of section 206 (1) of the Constitution as read with the Intergovernmental Framework Relations Act; and his failure to put in motion the mechanisms for the implementation of those policing needs and priorities, on an urgent basis, in his determination of the National Policing Policy for this province, under section 206 (1) and (2) of the Constitution,” External link

citizen Monday, April 29, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : "In October last year we wrote an urgent letter to Police Minister Bheki Cele outlining necessary measures to address crime in our province. We followed up in December" External link

iol Monday, April 29, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Our determination of the immediate policing needs and priorities of the Western Cape, [was] delivered to him in terms of section 206 (1) of the Constitution as read with the Intergovernmental Framework Relations Act; and his failure to put in motion the mechanisms for the implementation of those policing needs and priorities, on an urgent basis, in his determination of the National Policing Policy for this province, under section 206 (1) and (2) of the Constitution," External link

iol Monday, April 29, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : "The minister of police is obliged by the Constitution to consult and take account of the specific needs of our province when determining policy. By ignoring these needs and priorities, minister Cele is violating the Constitution," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "It makes me angry that the national ANC government gives our province fewer resources to fight crime than other provinces," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "But the minister has ignored us, and has not responded to our province's urgent policing needs and priorities and did not respond to these offers," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : "In my capacity as Western Cape MEC of community safety, and as authorised by the Western Cape cabinet, I have written to the national Minister of Police Bheki Cele to notify him that the Western Cape government is declaring a formal intergovernmental dispute with the police minister," External link

iol Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "As a result of this, and to assist SAPS, we offered to give SAPS R5 million to pay for police reservists to be deployed in the province, to act as a force multiplier and reduce crime," External link

iol Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Crime is a responsibility of the national government and the SAPS is controlled from the national government in Tshwane. When we ask for more police officers the ANC government looks away, and when we ask for the army to be sent in to defeat gangs the ANC government says no. We are sick of the national government refusing to hear our cry for help," External link

iol Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Luthuli House ) : "This is why I will fight for policing to be controlled by the province and not from Pretoria and Luthuli House. The DA will always put the welfare of our people first and will never compromise their safety for political gain. While the national government, which is mandated by the Constitution to protect all South Africans, continues to fail in its duty to keep us safe the Western Cape government is not standing idly by," External link

iol Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “While the new trains have failed to leave the station, a further blow was struck to Cape Town commuters on Sunday as two trains were set alight in Cape Town station. The damage to the trains is severe: a total of 12 coaches, two motor coaches and nine trailers were destroyed – damage totalling R33 million,” External link

citizen Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “The photograph of Cyril Ramaphosa is up on the posters,” External link

businessday Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We have tragically already lost two lives during protest action in Caledon. We are facing a situation in which more lives could be lost as a result of immoral protest organisers. This irresponsible, thug-like behaviour and action must stop immediately,” External link

citizen Friday, April 12, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I understand from the provincial department of education that 21 schools were closed, with around 25,000 learners not attending class due to fears for their safety. This infringement on the rights of our children is shocking,” External link

iol Friday, April 12, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We have tragically already lost two lives during protest action in Caledon. We are facing a situation in which more lives could be lost as a result of immoral protest organisers. This irresponsible, thug-like behaviour and action must stop immediately,” External link

iol Friday, April 12, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The report makes various recommendations and includes seeking and forming alliances with relevant stakeholders, the implementation of systems to effectively monitor crime prevention programmes and develop evidence-based safety strategies” External link

iol Friday, April 12, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Lieutenant General ) : “This action has affected many innocent people, school children, those in need of medical assistance and employees. The names and contact details of the organisers of this action have been sent to me by the community. I have passed these details on to provincial commissioner, Lieutenant General (Khombinkosi) Jula, and call on him to put every effort into their swift arrest,” “I have little doubt that their motives are political, with less than a month to go until the election, violent and narrow-minded political parties are trying every desperate trick in the book to disrupt our communities. What they are doing, however, is hurting the very people they are purporting to serve. These tactics, which have been taken too far, have never worked. These thugs belong behind bars, not on our ballot papers” External link

citizen Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The rapid rise in protest action, particularly violent incidences, is of huge concern. It is alleged that political parties are at the forefront of these protests, transporting people from one community into another, with the sole aim of disrupting the area’s daily activities. I call on the police to investigate these claims, and should they emerge to be true, the instigators must be arrested and face the full might of the law. I urge community members to not be used by unscrupulous characters,” External link

citizen Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Mitchells Plain ) : “Today I visited Mitchell’s Plain train station to outline the DA’s plan to deliver a train service that works and runs on time. The station is one of the largest in Cape Town, and should be bustling with commuters – but it is nearly empty. This Mitchells Plain station is almost abandoned, signboards are not working and very few passengers are using trains. On my visit today, only one train arrived in the morning and the next train is scheduled for late this afternoon,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “These are not simply statistics, they translate into a real and lasting impact on commuters. Delayed and cancelled trains can cost passengers their jobs and prevent them from attending school,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We have so few policewomen and men compared to other provinces. We really need a different approach. The murder levels lead so many indicators in the crime space in our province, it’s out of control” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:56:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Between 1 November 2018, the day before the anti-gang unit was launched, and 31 March 2019, 1,567 [people] have been murdered in the Western Cape,” External link

citizen Monday, April 8, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : “Minister Cele’s leadership has not moved the needle on ten murders per day in our province, yet he claims there is no need for any further intervention. He can easily say this because he sits in his comfortable office in Pretoria, 1,500km away from the issues we face. Minister Cele should remove his blinkers and start to address our crisis immediately,” External link

citizen Monday, April 8, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : “As with the previous figures, I will raise these with Minister Cele. It’s become crystal clear that the current police strategies are not effective. I would like to reiterate to Minister Cele that our offer of R5 million to reignite the police reservist programme, is still available. The offer of our own employees as Commissioners of Oaths, is also on the table, awaiting police management go-ahead,” “We urgently need the Minister’s green light on these matters, so that we can increase police patrols in our worst affected communities, but I don’t expect it will come. What we need is close lines of accountability, the ability to respond to local conditions more rapidly, and to unbundle the mess that the national Minister has made. We need to decentralise the police service, and take it away from the ANC, to build a #SaferWesternCape” External link

citizen Monday, April 8, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Between 1 November 2018, the day before the anti-gang unit was launched, and 31 March 2019, 1,567 have been murdered in the Western Cape," External link

iol Monday, April 8, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : "Minister Cele’s leadership has not moved the needle on ten murders per day in our province, yet he claims there is no need for any further intervention. He can easily say this because he sits in his comfortable office in Pretoria, 1,500km away from the issues we face. Minister Cele should remove his blinkers and start to address our crisis immediately," External link

iol Monday, April 8, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : "As with the previous figures, I will raise these with minister Cele. It’s become crystal clear that the current police strategies are not effective. I would like to reiterate to minister Cele that our offer of R5 million to reignite the police reservist programme, is still available. The offer of our own employees as Commissioners of Oaths, is also on the table, awaiting police management go-ahead," "We urgently need the minister’s green light on these matters, so that we can increase police patrols in our worst affected communities, but I don’t expect it will come. What we need is close lines of accountability, the ability to respond to local conditions more rapidly, and to unbundle the mess that the national minister has made. We need to decentralise the police service, and take it away from the ANC, to build a #SaferWesternCape" External link

iol Monday, April 8, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Registering for a special vote will ensure that we can keep the Western Cape blue, and provide the best quality governance that only the DA can bring. Together, we can create One South Africa For All,” External link

citizen Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Registering for a special vote will ensure that we can keep the Western Cape blue, and provide the best quality governance that only the DA can bring. Together, we can create One South Africa For All," External link

iol Sunday, April 7, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Even though we do not have a mandate over illegal operations, the Western Cape Government has taken action. Through our Alcohol Harms Reduction (AHR) Game Changer pilots, we have been at the forefront of attempts to address the issue of illegal trading and associated alcohol harms” External link

iol Wednesday, April 3, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “It is completely unacceptable that taxi associations turn to violence when they have disputes. I condemn this incident in the strongest possible terms. Lives were lost, and the entire community of Hout Bay was brought to a standstill due to the violence that erupted in the area,” “The Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Jula, must be lauded for swiftly ensuring a greater police presence in the area. I call on the officers investigating this matter to leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of these criminals. Our residents should feel safe during their commutes. The SAPS needs to send a strong message to taxi operators that violence will not be tolerated, by bringing the perpetrators to book” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 2, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Donald Grant ) : “I also commend the (Western Cape) minister of public works and transport, Donald Grant for suspending the operating licenses of the two associations that have been fingered in this violence. We need a complete clampdown of illegal operators throughout the province,” External link

citizen Tuesday, April 2, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “What it costs to burn diesel per hour, could have bought 50 houses per hour, for the poor. This cost is unsustainable, in addition to the fact that Eskom is unable to stockpile enough diesel to avoid blackouts. South African diesel producers say that even if they produced diesel 24/7, they would not be able to meet Eskom’s demand, let alone sell to hospitals, schools, business and homes who need it to run their own generators,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “On average, ten people are still being murdered per day in the province. This is despite the launch of an Anti-Gang Unit which was heralded by the African National Congress as the saviour of our communities,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Bheki Cele ) : “We’ve seen a growth in attacks in our rural areas, and on our farms. It’s clear that the police’s strategy, if they even have one, isn’t working. I’ll be raising these figures with National Minister Bheki Cele, and demanding an answer as to what they are doing to protect the residents of all our areas,” “When I hear allegations of ANC collusion with gangsters, gangsters colluding with police, police colluding with the ANC, what I see is a triangle of forces acting together for their own ends, and not the ends of our people” External link

iol Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “There needs to be an investigation, senior officials are at each other’s throats. It does not make any sense to me, Ipid and national minister must sort it out,” External link

iol Monday, March 4, 2019 6:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “crime is a responsibility of the national government. The SAPS are controlled from the government in Pretoria” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 4, 2019 3:27:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We have had enough of the ANC national government’s rail service in our province. We don’t have enough trains and they are never on time” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 4, 2019 3:27:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Mitchells Plain ) : “We’ve seen a spate of violence in Mitchells Plain, with reports of 25 murders in the area in February alone. Operations such as this should not be happening at any of our schools. It is tragic and maddening that innocent learners and educators are being exposed to such dangers, with weapons being brought on to school premises by those affiliated to gangs. We have to go to great lengths to ensure that schools are protected from violence. Our education facilities ought to be respected, safe spaces where children can thrive, grow in knowledge, and where the leaders of tomorrow can be developed” External link

iol Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Small business owner, Nawaz Sablay, told me that Eskom’s failure to provide power has resulted in his produce spoiling due to irregular refrigeration, and production stops. This is just one example of a business which is bearing the cost of an inept national government power utility which is pouring the tax funds of ordinary South Africans down the drain,” External link

iol Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Approximately 650000 jobs have been created in the Western Cape over this time. In the last year, 50% of all jobs created in South Africa were created in the Western Cape,” External link

iol Saturday, February 9, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We need voters to understand that the power is in their hands, that the voters understand that they are able to make a decision on who their government is going forward, and then we want to say that this will be the Democratic Alliance moving in to a third term in this province,” External link

iol Monday, January 21, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The national average is one officer for every 369 residents. The Western Cape average is 1:509. Residents of Cape Town have an even worse deal, with only one police officer for every 560 residents,” External link

iol Friday, January 18, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says ( about Alan Winde ) : "Of these visitors, 472 156 foreign tourist arrivals were recorded during this period, a 6% increase from the same period last year. This resulted in a foreign direct spend of R5.7 billion and a 1.2% increase in expenditure compared to the first quarter in 2016," “This is great news for our economy. We know that the tourism sector supports more than 300 000 direct, indirect and induced jobs in the Western Cape and contributed over R38 billion to our economy last year". Sharing the water saving message. Winde says that while growing tourism, it must be sustainable. "While international tourists only make up around 1% of our total population during the peak season, it is still important that we share our water savings message with tourists” External link

news24 Tuesday, December 5, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde says : “I am pretty certain within the next couple of weeks, we’ll start to see those in the poultry industry will restock. This is a business decision” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, November 17, 2017 2:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “I am pretty certain within the next couple of weeks, we’ll start to see those in the poultry industry will restock. This is a business decision” External link

iafrica Friday, November 17, 2017 1:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Avian Influenza ) : "One of the other areas that also helps us is that it’s getting warmer. And you know with humans and flu we are more susceptible to flu in winter time. As we move to summer, we are less susceptible to flu and the same thing obviously with Avian Influenza" External link

news24 Thursday, October 5, 2017 2:02:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “To ensure that aspiring businesswomen have access to the support they need, we will also link them to our Emerging Business Support Programme. It is my hope that we are able to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the women and their families,” External link

sanews Monday, August 14, 2017 11:17:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We know that South Africa is the world's fastest-growing green economy. And in partnership with GreenCape, we are establishing the province as the hub of this growth. The Western Cape is home to 60% of the country's green project developers and two thirds of South Africa's green manufacturing happens in this province. In order to take advantage of this growth and support a manufacturing economy, we applied for this national government policy instrument," External link

iol Wednesday, August 2, 2017 7:07:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We believe that the tourism sector, which is not rand hedged, has the potential to pull us out of recession and to save and grow jobs," External link

africatime Friday, July 28, 2017 3:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : "accelerate growth and jobs in the province’s most competitive sectors, which includes tourism," External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “the focus on this programme is to increase awareness of the Western Cape in the GCC market. We have partnered with Dnata (one of the biggest travel agencies operating in that region) and engaged with 57 top travel agents who sell the Western Cape and hosted 15 of them in country” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “We have launched the dashboards and are now looking at moving paper-based research to real-time data collection,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “The report was the accumulation of case studies and stakeholder input compiled by our Red Tape Reduction Unit,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “will open next week to assist large investors to complete local, provincial and national regulatory processes in a single location facilitated by Wesgro,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “The City of Cape Town will discuss one aspect of this initiative, the statue at City Hall , during a full council meeting,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “The workshop component will be completed this week,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : “The value of conference bids has almost doubled since 2014 , reaching R425m in 2016/17,” External link

news24 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We believe that the tourism sector, which is not rand hedged, has the potential to pull us out of recession and to save and grow jobs," External link

iol Friday, July 28, 2017 2:06:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We believe that the tourism sector, which is not rand hedged, has the potential to pull us out of recession and to save and grow jobs," External link

reuters Friday, July 28, 2017 11:53:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Audi Alterm Partem rule as prescribed by Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 2000 was applicable” External link

iol Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Following receipt of registered mail, both parties will have 14 days to state why they should not be placed on the list of the National Treasury’s restricted suppliers,” External link

iol Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:03:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The property prices are increasing way in excess of inflation," External link

thetimes-za Monday, February 27, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Due to prompt action‚ the economic impact of the damage was lessened‚ and we’ve been able to avoid any serious loss of revenue or jobs‚ or damage to crops‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, January 25, 2017 6:59:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The Western Cape Department of Agriculture is halfway through a R4 million proactive maintenance plan on the Clanwilliam dam canal system. Three specific stretches of canal were identified as critical due to the aging of the infrastructure‚ with some being more than 80 years old. Pro-active maintenance is being carried out on these sections over a three year period‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, January 25, 2017 6:59:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "I have no doubt about more fires in the Western Cape; it is going to get much drier in the Western Cape because of climate change. It is just going to get hotter and hotter," External link

BBCMonitoring Thursday, January 12, 2017 4:18:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We are determined to accelerate the pace of successful land reform, and keep emerging farmers in the market," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 8, 2016 11:57:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Saldanha Bay ) : "We have given ourselves a target of enabling 60 000 jobs in oil and gas at Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone. We are also doing work on skills, energy and for the removing of administrative red tape that hampers the flow of business," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 8, 2016 8:39:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Through the Prestige Agri Worker Forum, I am looking forward to working with Anton on growing our sector, especially in encouraging our agri workers to take their careers to new heights," External link

allafrica Monday, November 7, 2016 3:37:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde concluded : "The Western Cape remains water stressed, and we all need to play our part by not wasting this vital resource. The Agriculture Department is also on hand to advise the sector on how to adopt conservation agriculture. " External link

allafrica Monday, October 31, 2016 8:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The United States of America is the world's biggest economy, and an important partner for the Western Cape. We are seeking to strengthen trade and investment links between ourselves and the U.S. in key areas. We will be focusing on business tourism, film and information and communication technologies. Through Project Khulisa, we are seeking to add up to a further 100 000 jobs to the economy. Growing tourism from key source markets, such as the U.S., will be important in reaching this goal," External link

allafrica Monday, October 10, 2016 5:54:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We are seeking to strengthen trade and investment links between ourselves and the US in key areas,” External link

iol Monday, October 10, 2016 11:34:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I’d like as many people as possible to join the Bike2Work movement this week,” “We already have riders cycling in from Athlone, Hout Bay, Newlands and Melkbosstrand” External link

iol Monday, October 10, 2016 11:34:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I’ve been attending the Mobility Indaba this week, and we’re looking at the challenges around how people move through the region,” “it has a direct impact on the economy, and we know that problems such as road congestion and train delays also come at great emotional cost for commuters” External link

iol Monday, October 10, 2016 11:34:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about The UK ) : "The UK has long been a major market for Western Cape agriculture and agri-processed products. Last year, the UK bought R1.5 billion worth of wine, R1.2 billion worth of apples and pears, and R4.8 billion of citrus from the Cape. " External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 5, 2016 7:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Green investments in the Western Cape have created 2000 jobs. I'd like to commend GreenCape, and our sector, for their efforts to grow our green economy. Their hard work made a major contribution to the rapid growth of the South African green sector," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 29, 2016 2:07:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We expect our tourism establishments to feature strongly at the awards. We know we have top class products, and we wish them the very best of luck in the competition. Tourism is one of fastest growing sectors, supporting 204 000 jobs across the Western Cape. This sector is allowing entrepreneurs to make a meaningful contribution to the economy, and through Project Khulisa we've set ourselves the goal of increasing the size of the tourism sector. We are seeking to add up to 100 000 tourism jobs to the economy through a set of detailed action plans. The private sector is our valuable partners in reaching this goal; it is through their efforts that we are consistently ranked among the world's best tourism destinations" External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:04:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Jenny was a shining light in Franschhoek. It is very sad to hear of her passing. Jenny will be missed by all, but her legacy will live on through the tremendous positive impact she made in transforming Franschhoek into what it is today. She was an invaluable asset to her town, and indeed our entire province. I would like to send my warmest condolences to her family, friends, and the people of Franschhoek, by whom she will be dearly missed" External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 28, 2016 1:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Wine exports are up from 122 million litres in 2000 to 313 million litres last year. We are exporting to markets across the world. The bulk of our exports are destined for the European Union and the United Kingdom. Exports to key markets in the rest of Africa, the United States of America and China are growing,” External link

coastweek Saturday, August 20, 2016 8:48:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “As part of our Project Khulisa growth strategy, we have set the goal of boosting wine exports to strategic markets and the latest trends are excellent indicators,” External link

coastweek Saturday, August 20, 2016 8:48:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "As part of our Project Khulisa (the province’s economic growth strategy) we have set ourselves the goal of boosting wine exports to strategic markets and the latest trends are excellent indicators," External link

bdlive Wednesday, August 17, 2016 2:02:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The [monthly] cost of a basic food basket, including staples such as rice and brown bread was R3 503 in April this year,” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “There’s been increased slaughtering during the drought and this will continue to impact production for the next three to four years” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “These trends underscore the need for a co-ordinated response to changing weather patterns, which is why we have partnered with the private sector to develop the Smart Agri plan,” External link

iol Friday, August 12, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We want to create manufacturing capability and we know that we need to be competitive in the energy space, but we are not facilitating it properly," External link

thetimes-za Friday, August 12, 2016 2:23:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We keep advertising and showcasing to get the Western Cape recognised as an easy place to do business,” External link

enca Friday, July 8, 2016 8:15:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "I'd like to encourage our agriculture workers to enter the competition. Through you, we generate economic growth and create jobs for residents. We need to celebrate the men and women who help take our agriculture sector forward," External link

4-traders Friday, July 8, 2016 4:20:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "I'd like to encourage our agriculture workers to enter the competition. Through you, we generate economic growth and create jobs for residents. We need to celebrate the men and women who help take our agriculture sector forward," External link

allafrica Thursday, July 7, 2016 6:19:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works has called on riders to make sure their number plates, vehicle lights, brake lights, and indicators are visible at all times. Obscuring any of these items with a bicycle rack or other object is an offence punishable by a R500 fine. An auxiliary number plate must be fitted in a clearly visible place if the bike rack obscures the number plate. Additional lights should fitted to the back of your vehicle if any are obscured. The Department of Transport and Public Works' Provincial Traffic Services will be on high alert. I want to urge festival-goers to not drink and drive and to use the road responsibly, whether you're in your car or on your bike," External link

allafrica Friday, July 1, 2016 5:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "In 2015, the Oyster Festival attracted 73 500 visitors and generated R134 million for the region. Most importantly, 3400 job opportunities were created. These figures underscore the importance of the events economy," External link

allafrica Friday, July 1, 2016 5:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Through Project Khulisa, we have prioritised air access; we know we have to make it easier for visitors to travel to our region. This is why we launched the Cape Town Air Access initiative, which is a partnership between government, Airports Company South Africa, Wesgro and airline industries. Through this initiative, we are seeking to secure additional direct flights to a set of strategic destinations across the world. We know that improving accessibility to our region through more direct flights is crucial to growing jobs," External link

allafrica Friday, July 1, 2016 1:44:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde added : "Through excellent co-operation with the teams at Transnet and SARS, our Red Tape Reduction team worked to ensure the shipment left on time. The incident highlighted the need for us to make it easier to process low-risk exports" External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 5:51:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The debate was vital and provided a lot of food for thought. At the conclusion we arrived at 32 priority areas we need to address in order to make the agriculture sector more resilient in the future. These will now all receive attention," External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 1:15:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "In the recent past we've had severe floods, droughts and heat waves. Between 2003 and 2008, these events cost our economy over R3 billion. This underscores the need for urgent action to protect our sector from the threats of climate change. If we do not act, jobs and revenue are on the line. That's why, in the Western Cape, we granted emerging farmers emergency funding to ensure that they can pay their workers, and do not go out of business due to the losses they suffer because of the drought. In total, we have allocated R32 million in drought relief to date. Next month, we will allocate an additional R9 million for the purchase of fodder" External link

allafrica Thursday, June 30, 2016 1:15:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The vessel was set to berth in Port Elizabeth the next morning. The yacht mast is abnormal cargo and as a result shipping opportunities are limited.... through excellent co-operation with the teams at Transnet and SARS, our red tape reduction team worked to ensure the shipment left on time," External link

bdlive Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:18:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Once Wesgro has put a list together we can start reaching out to everyone within the next two weeks for a meeting between Wesgro, the trade desk and the UK Consulate. We need to start asking immediate questions of them," External link

bdlive Tuesday, June 28, 2016 6:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "As part of our SmartAgri roll-out, by the end of this event it is our goal to have dedicated teams in place to drive action plans. This will ensure our agriculture sector is more resilient to the impact of extreme weather events, which are likely to increase" External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:01:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "It is our goal to increase exports to strategic markets. Our objective is to double wine exports to key destinations by 2025," "We are adamant (about increasing) exports of our bottled wine. This is in line with Project Khulisa’s focus on the value-add through agri-processing. We are seeking to add up to 100 000 jobs to the agri-processing sector by 2019," External link

bdlive Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:34:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Once live, this facility will serve as a base for the testing requirements of key destinations to which we can export our products," External link

bdlive Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:34:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Under this agreement, the Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) of South African wine to be imported duty-free into the EU is set to more than double from the current 50 million litres to 110 million litres in the first year of implementation for bulk and bottled wine. This is also the first time the EU has signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in which the EU gives up the right to use agricultural export subsidies. This is a significant step towards equalling the playing field for our farmers, " External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 21, 2016 4:56:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Entrepreneurs are the engine room of our economy, employing over 500 000 people in the Western Cape. As government, it is our role to create the environment for businesses to add jobs to the economy. In the past seven years, we've assisted over 36 000 entrepreneurs to start businesses. Part of creating that environment is giving entrepreneurs the support they need to grow. That is why in this financial year, the Integrated Economic Development Services is investing over R40 million in interventions such as the Emerging Business Support Programme. We're thrilled to have private sector partners such as ABSA, who are collaborating with us for the second year, to give businesses the tools they need to grow," External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 21, 2016 1:20:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The feedback we have received from entrepreneurs who completed the course last year has been very encouraging. Business owners said they now have the knowledge and the confidence they need to take their enterprise to the next level," External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 21, 2016 1:20:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Entrepreneurs are the engine room of our economy, employing over 500,000 people in the Western Cape. As government, it is our role to create the environment for businesses to add jobs to the economy" External link

bdlive Tuesday, June 21, 2016 7:09:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “We are hoping to encourage more black people and more women to enter the sector, as this is the only way we will see real transformation and inclusivity,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “This sector presents a significant opportunity to create job opportunities, especially for youth in rural areas. Young people are the future of the sector, so I would like to encourage them to consider a career in agriculture,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “In this financial year, the Western Cape Government has allocated over R9 billion to youth-related projects. The Departments of Economic Development and Tourism and Agriculture, will invest R63.2 million and R58.7 million into skills programmes for our young people,” “As part of our plan to boost the number of graduates available to the agriculture sector, we have set the target of ensuring that 1 500 young people will benefit from our Higher Education and Training programmes over the next three years” External link

iol Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:28:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We're participating in the First Thursdays initiative as part of our goal to become the most accessible government office in South Africa. All residents are welcome to attend, but this month I'd like to especially appeal to young aspiring entrepreneurs to join us. Some of the Western Cape's foremost entrepreneurs will be here to share their success stories and I am confident their experiences will serve as inspiration for our province's budding businesspeople," External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "We're participating in the First Thursdays initiative as part of our goal to become the most accessible government office in South Africa. All residents are welcome to attend, but this month I'd like to especially appeal to young aspiring entrepreneurs to join us. Some of the Western Cape's foremost entrepreneurs will be here to share their success stories and I am confident their experiences will serve as inspiration for our province's budding businesspeople," External link

allafrica Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:05:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says : "Increased air access has a direct impact on jobs and growth. Through Project Khulisa, we are making it easier for visitors to travel to our region. This is why we launched the Cape Town Air Access initiative, which is a partnership between government, Airports Company South Africa, Wesgro and airline industries, " External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:01:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde says : "The tourism sector continues to reinvest in itself and this is why the world's biggest airlines have the confidence to invest in our region. We see new hotels are being built; the private sector is developing conferencing centres, such as the facility in Century City. In addition, our tourism sector offers great service, which is an important factor in repeat visits. We're seeing these investments pay off. Our 2015/16 season was one of the best yet and we achieved strong growth in international arrivals from strategic markets," External link

irishsun Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:01:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain,” External link

iol Thursday, May 26, 2016 7:26:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "This is a great boost for tourism to our destination. Through Project Khulisa, we have prioritised air access; we know we have to make it easier for visitors to travel to our region. This is why we launched the Cape Town Air Access initiative, which is a partnership between government, Airports Company South Africa, Wesgro and airline industries. Through this initiative, we are seeking to secure additional direct flights to a set of strategic destinations across the world. We know that improving accessibility to our region through more direct flights is crucial to growing jobs," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:25:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "When we engage with entrepreneurs, the most common problem they raise is access to finance. There is also a need to improve awareness and understanding around the funding needs of small businesses. The Funding Fair has started to change the ecosystem. We know that entrepreneurs play a significant role in driving the economy; employing over 500 000 people in the Western Cape. That is why we support initiatives like these which provide a platform for financing for small businesses and also investment opportunities for funders" External link

allafrica Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:11:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:45:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain,” External link

mineweb Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain," External link

bdlive Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:16:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain," External link

businessday Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:53:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The nice thing is that China takes wine in (own-label) bottles and not in bulk, so we get jobs down the value chain," External link

reuters Wednesday, May 25, 2016 6:51:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The facility will house the systems we need to process and store the data we receive from, among others, the SKA, who are key partners in the project. It’s also part of our focus on harnessing the power of real-time data to grow the economy and attract investment into the region" External link

businessday Monday, May 23, 2016 7:51:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The facility will house the systems we need to process and store the data we receive from, among others, the SKA, who are key partners in the project. It’s also part of our focus on harnessing the power of real-time data to grow the economy and attract investment into the region" External link

bdlive Monday, May 23, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said ( about Anton Bredell ) : "In the recent past we've had severe floods, droughts and heat waves. Between 2003 and 2008, these events cost our economy over R3 billion. This assessment has told us that these events are likely to increase in frequency, underscoring the need for urgent action to protect our sector from the threats of climate change. If we do not act, potential jobs and revenue are on the line. Scenario planning shows us that if we continue without a co-ordinated response, the knock on effect will also mean increased food prices. It is our duty to act now to ensure we have a sustainable agriculture sector in the future. Minister Bredell agreed that extreme weather events are threatening food security and economic growth: " External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde concluded : "SmartAgri is the most authoritative source of information for how climate change will affect our future. It also details concrete action plans for how we can mitigate these threats to build a sustainable agricultural sector which is able to withstand the climate of our future. Our job is to ensure that this plan lands across the Western Cape. This is a challenge we are determined to achieve in collaboration with our partners across all spheres of our province" External link

allafrica Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “I want to urge all of our partners, such as Afasa, to work together to escalate the number of successful land reform projects,” External link

iol Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “In the previous financial year, (these) events generated R1.6 billion for our economy,” External link

iol Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:13:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “In 2013, wine tourism generated R6 billion nationally. The industry is an important economic driver in the province,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:04:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde added : “Of all the wine tourists visiting the Western Cape, 43 percent went to the Cape Winelands. These awards show why the region is so popular with visitors. This is excellent promotion for our region’s wineries and will encourage more international visitors to explore our award-wining wine estates,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:04:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The land reform advisory desk will offer guidance to farmers, community organisations and residents. We are putting our full weight behind efforts to get viable projects going," External link

thetimes-za Tuesday, March 3, 2015 1:50:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The land reform advisory desk will offer guidance to farmers, community organisations and residents. We are putting our full weight behind efforts to get viable projects going," External link

businessday Monday, March 2, 2015 3:42:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "The land reform advisory desk will offer guidance to farmers, community organisations and residents. We are putting our full weight behind efforts to get viable projects going," External link

bdlive Monday, March 2, 2015 3:18:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : ”Entrepreneurs like Trevor Strydom are helping to build the brand of the Western Cape as a centre of innovation,” External link

iol Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “The only way we can remain competitive is if we embrace innovation. This initiative is currently driving hard through a new economic project called Project Khulisa ‘khulisa’ means ‘to grow’ in isiXhosa,” External link

iol Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:08:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : “Attractions which continue to reinvest and reinvent themselves are drawing higher visitor numbers year on year. In addition to the V&A Waterfront, which attracted 23.8 million visitors in 2014, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens achieved an annual increase in visitor numbers of 29%, with almost 900 000 people passing through its gates. These attractions are seeing an excellent return on their investments,” External link

news24 Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:32:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde wrote : “Noted, but we do have provincial legislation that is within our legislative competency. I also am not in favour of the extra red-tape burden on legitimate businesses,” External link

the-star Monday, February 16, 2015 2:46:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde wrote : “Noted, but we do have provincial legislation that is within our legislative competency. I also am not in favour of the extra red-tape burden on legitimate businesses,” External link

iol Monday, February 16, 2015 2:44:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Many of the international companies based in the Western Cape are expanding their operations, affirming their confidence in our destination. Our No1 priority in the Western Cape is economic growth and jobs and the sector is delivering a massive employment boost," External link

bdlive Friday, February 13, 2015 9:13:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : "Many of the international companies based in the Western Cape are expanding their operations, affirming their confidence in our destination. Our No1 priority in the Western Cape is economic growth and jobs and the sector is delivering a massive employment boost," External link

businessday Friday, February 13, 2015 8:42:00 AM EAT

Alan Winde said : “While the infrastructure is owned by the National Department of Water and Sanitation, the Western Cape government stepped in to avert a water crisis in the area,” External link

iol Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:31:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "It is a 184m section of the canal near Klawer. The break dramatically reduced water supply to farms downstream. More than 300 farmers, 6,000ha of irrigation and residents in nearby communities were affected. This presented a huge threat to the farmers working with table and wine grapes as well as vegetables. It also threatened seasonal jobs for local residents," External link

bdlive Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:48:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "While the infrastructure is owned by the national Department of Water and Sanitation, the Western Cape government stepped in to avert a water crisis in the area," External link

bdlive Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:48:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "It is a 184m section of the canal near Klawer. The break dramatically reduced water supply to farms downstream. More than 300 farmers, 6,000ha of irrigation and residents in nearby communities were affected. This presented a huge threat to the farmers working with table and wine grapes as well as vegetables. It also threatened seasonal jobs for local residents," External link

businessday Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:38:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde said : "While the infrastructure is owned by the national Department of Water and Sanitation, the Western Cape government stepped in to avert a water crisis in the area," External link

businessday Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:38:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister73.91%EN12/05/201705/12/2017
premier8.70%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
president2.17%EN10/08/201608/10/2016
minister of finance economic development and tourism6.52%EN04/03/201403/04/2014
finance minister8.70%EN04/01/201401/04/2014
Names Lang Count
Alan WindeEN85.66%
Alan WindeAF14.34%


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Janine Myburgh said ( about Alan Winde ) : “What we like about Winde is that he has stayed clear of the political scraps and concentrated on creating economic opportunities and jobs and that is what we need,” External link

businessday Sunday, September 15, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Brett Herron stated ( about Alan Winde ) : “he (Winde) would know that the DA has stopped MyCiTi services to Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain, exacerbating our public transport crisis” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Moses Dlamini said ( about Alan Winde ) : “The complaint alleges serious offences, including extortion, defeating the ends of justice and systemic corruption. An analysis of the complaint was done to determine if the allegations fell within the mandate of the Ipid. A team co-ordinated from the national office has commenced investigations. "The Ipid has also received a complaint from Western Cape Community Safety MEC Alan Winde against Major-General Jeremy Veary. This complaint will be assigned to our Western Cape office for investigation,” External link

iol Tuesday, January 15, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Mmusi Maimane said ( about Alan Winde ) : "We want a police force for our province, controlled by our province, for the people of our province. That is what we want, and Alan is going to fight for it. Ultimately, the goal is a DA-led national government. Because in national government we can realise our dream of a safe South Africa by transforming our police force into one with the skills and the power to kick violent criminals, gangsters, and drug dealers out of our communities for good," External link

iol Saturday, January 5, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Mmusi Maimane said ( about Alan Winde ) : “We want a police force for our province, controlled by our province, for the people of our province. That is what we want, and Alan is going to fight for it. Ultimately, the goal is a DA-led national government. Because in national government we can realise our dream of a safe South Africa by transforming our police force into one with the skills and the power to kick violent criminals, gangsters, and drug dealers out of our communities for good,” External link

citizen Saturday, January 5, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Alan Winde says ( about Alan Winde ) : "Of these visitors, 472 156 foreign tourist arrivals were recorded during this period, a 6% increase from the same period last year. This resulted in a foreign direct spend of R5.7 billion and a 1.2% increase in expenditure compared to the first quarter in 2016," “This is great news for our economy. We know that the tourism sector supports more than 300 000 direct, indirect and induced jobs in the Western Cape and contributed over R38 billion to our economy last year". Sharing the water saving message. Winde says that while growing tourism, it must be sustainable. "While international tourists only make up around 1% of our total population during the peak season, it is still important that we share our water savings message with tourists” External link

news24 Tuesday, December 5, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT