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Noting
• The current incidents of looting, violence and attack on properties in especially KZN and Gauteng;
• The theft, the violence and scenes of criminality have on the constitutional democracy and the rule of law in South Africa.
• That South Africa is currently at lockdown Level 4, during Wave 3 of the Covid-19.
• The safety of people and property is a constitutional responsibility of the State.

Therefore, the following political parties represented in the Council of Langeberg Municipality:

• Call for peace and stability in all our towns in our Langeberg Municipality.
• Appreciate the work of the law enforcement agencies, neighbourhood watches, private security industry, community safety officers, farm watches in maintaining law and order.
• Will work with all communities as elected councillors and public representatives to maintain law and order and provide the necessary leadership to create calmness in our communities.
• Appeal to our residents across our Municipality to refrain from circulating fake news and unverified rumours. Spreading of fake news is a punishable offence and should be stopped at all costs.
• Work towards protecting our people as well as private, public and municipal property and
• Call on all our interfaith leaders within Langeberg Municipality to lead us in prayer for peace and stability in our nation, Province and Municipality.

Names of all leaders presented in the Council
Executive Mayor - Ald S W van Eeden
Deputy Mayor - Cllr G D Joubert
Speaker - Cllr P Hess
Democratic Alliance (DA) - Cllr J Kriel
African National Congress (ANC) - Cllr J J S Januarie
Langeberg Independent Party (LIP) - Cllr T M van der Merwe
Independent Civic Organisation of South Africa (ICOSA) - Cllr S Du Plessis
Congress of the People (COPE) - Cllr D J W Kuhn
People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) - Cllr C J Grootboom

For our law enforcement to respond to safety incidents, residents are urged to report possible incidents to our local police and our call centre at 0860 88 11 11.

Additional numbers for reporting emergencies in the Langeberg:
• Cape Winelands – 021 886 9244 / 021 887 4446
• 112 Toll-free from any cell phone