Premier Alan Winde has condemned the amount of fake news that has been circulating on social media, about apparent looting and violent protests here in the Mother City.
He urges residents to refrain from creating and circulating these fakes stories and says that, to date, no incidences of protests or looting have taken place here.
Winde says law-enforcement agencies are on high-alert and will react when their services are needed.
Access the full briefing here.
- Western Cape ready for any incidences of protests or looting.
- Calls to end taxi-violence in the Western Cape.
- Premier Alan Winde calls for calm, confirms no reports of looting in the Western Cape.
1/2 Morning Update on Safety in the Province 📢 ⬇️
Thank you to everyone in our province for remaining calm. I urge residents in this province to continue to remain calm, reject violence, and respect the law. Please do not share fake news, as this creates unnecessary panic. pic.twitter.com/Rc7sRgwJxf
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) July 14, 2021
🔴LIVE NOW 📢 Join our digital press conference happening now to update the media and the public on the WC’s preparedness to respond to public unrest as well as steps to address taxi violence ▶️ https://t.co/HmkC1G785I pic.twitter.com/vdMDCFZIgl
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) July 13, 2021