21 June 2014
Cape Premier Helen Zille said through the successful Violence Prevention Urban
Upgrading programme it has enable the province to work closely with civil
society, business, communities and citizens to improve living standards and
bring down crime.
week Premier Zille signed an agreement with German government Development Bank
over R71 million.
for Dr Ivan Meyer, Daniel Johnson said the aim is to tackle crime in our
township to the upgrade of township infrastructure the main goal is there for
the quality of life residence in township by providing area based projects that
include the quality of the neighbourhood
in a statement Zille said another key priority under this programme has been
the reduction of murder and violence.
The VPUU programme which has been very successful in Khayelitsha will
now be rolled out in other areas in the Western Cape.
that we are entering the next phase of the project it will be extended to at
least five other municipalities in the Western Cape
first two being in Klietvaas Kloof and the Drakerstein
Municipality the project is really about making sure that the citizens
in our province begin to feel safer.” Johnson
Labels: Western Cape serious on bringing crime rate down