Rorisang Kgosana
Premium Journalist
4 minute read
11 Aug 2020
5:10 am

WC may be steering their own ship but they won’t become another Orania

Rorisang Kgosana

Despite calls from a fringe group calling for an "independent Western Cape", this is extremely unlikely to happen, even though the province has consistently shown it prefers to go its own route when dealing with issues, including the Covid-19 pandemic.

The proposed Free Western Cape flag,

The Western Cape might be appear to be handling the Covid-19 pandemic better than the rest of the country at the moment, but their insistence on steering their own ship might create the notion that they want to alienate themselves from the rest of the country, analysts have said. The province has on several occasions taken its own route despite imposed regulations which were followed by the rest of the country. The latest incident of this being Premier Alan Winde recently announcing that he would be asking the national government to lift the ban on alcohol sales, as opening the...