South Africa: Pay Attention to Western Cape Housing Crisis, Premier Winde Urged

While much of the focus in the Western Cape government has been over the 'Safety Plan', opposition parties within the provincial legislature say Premier Alan Winde has slipped up on housing in his drive to combat violent crime in the Western Cape.

Opposition parties within the Western Cape provincial legislature don't believe premier Alan Winde fulfilled some of the promises he made during his 2019 State of Province Address. But while there have been efforts to make the province safer, there are gaps that need to be filled -- and the opposition hopes these get attention on Thursday morning.

"No, the Premier did not achieve the goals he set himself in the 2019 Western Cape State of the Province address," said Economic Freedom Fighters provincial chairperson Melikhaya Xego.

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