Premier Alan Winde says a lot of investment will be poured into the province’s internet and IT infrastructure in this financial year to give more Western Cape residents access to technology and online services.

Winde delivered his Department’s 2022/2023 budget in the Provincial Parliament yesterday and said millions of residents access online services and facilities on a daily basis for their educational and other needs.

He says the fact that millions of people worked from home during the Covid-19 lockdown shows the importance of having a stable and capable internet infrastructure.

Read his full address here.

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Premier Alan Winde says more than R40 million has been set aside to fight cybercrime in the Western Cape.

He delivered his office’s yearly budget to the Provincial Parliament earlier today and said the funds had been allocated in his office’s 2022/2023 budget to fight this type of crime.

In total, his office’s budget for the financial year stands at just more than R1,8 billion.

Read his full budget speech here.

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