Maimane says 95,000 employment opportunities were created in the Western Cape in the past year, despite a crippling drought and a hostile national regulatory environment.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane addressed a voter registration rally in Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape.
Maimane says the Western Cape's expanded unemployment rate of 23.7% is a full 13 percentage points lower than the national average of 37.3%.
CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police made several drug-related arrests in surrounding towns this week.
An incident involving a teacher, who allegedly told a pupil to run in his underwear after accusing him of stealing shorts, is being investigated, the Western Cape education department (WCED) said on Friday.
The ANC's alliance partners in the Western Cape want the party to ensure their leaders feature prominently in its lists of candidates that will be deployed to the national and provincial legislatures, warning that sidelining them could cost the majority party.
It will be cloudy with light rain along the south coast of the Western Cape at first.
DURBAN - Western Cape police seized 4932 units of shucked abalone and 638 units of dried abalone with an estimated street value of R2.4 million on Friday morning.
Former Western Cape Cosatu secretary Tony Ehrenreich and the Western Cape education department have exchanged barbs over the temporary reopening of Uitzig High School in Ravensmead.
The South African Communist Party's (SACP) provincial working committee (PWC) in the Western Cape has accused the ANC in the province of undermining alliance partners during the governing party's list process.