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Mondli Exposes Bigotry of Cape Independence
RIGHT TO REPLY: CIAG responds to City Press editor Mondli Makhanya on Cape Independence
September 26, 2021
Maintaining Constitutional Order in the Western Cape
NEWS ARTICLE: How must the Western Cape government respond to a collapse in the South African constitutional order?
September 26, 2021
CIAG Formally Requests Referendum on Cape Independence
PRESS RELEASE: CIAG requests Provincial Premier Winde to call referendum, notifies President Ramaphosa
September 27, 2021
Battle for Cape Independence - Opening Salvos Fired
NEWS ARTICLE: DA and ANC square over over Western Cape devolution in Parliament (NCOP)
September 26, 2021
DA Obliged to Protect WC as Constitutional Order Collapses
PRESS RELEASE: Cape Independence Advocacy Group
September 10, 2021
Sunday Times & Peter Bruce - CIAG Responds
PRESS ARTICLE: CIAG responds to Peter Bruce's article on Cape Independence in the Sunday Times
September 5, 2021
Cape Independence Polling Results for 2021
Cape Independence Advocacy Group Poll - August 2021
September 26, 2021
New CIAG Poll on Cape Independence 2021
PRESS RELEASE: Official Statement from the CIAG following a new poll on Cape Independence conducted during July 2021
August 12, 2021
Cape Independence - Lessons from Nkandla
PRESS ARTICLE: Zuma's constitutional defiance and the state's weak response has implications for Cape Independence
July 27, 2021
Independence Supporters, it's Time for Action
CALL TO ACTION: Comment on the proposed 'Electoral Commissions Amendment Act, 2021' and pave the way for a referendum on Cape Independence
June 25, 2021
Proposed Electoral Commission Amendment Act, 2021
SUBMISSION TO PARLIAMENT: Read the CIAG's submission to the speaker of Parliament
June 25, 2021
Cape Independence - Progress Update (June 2021)
Are we there yet? How far along are we in the process of obtaining Cape Independence?
June 21, 2021
Provincial Referendums: Political and Ideological Armageddon
PRESS ARTICLE: Debate over What Referendum Questions the DA should ask, Why, and How the ANC are Likely to React
June 21, 2021
PRESS RELEASE - Legal Hurdles Preventing Referendum on Cape Independence to be Addressed by DA
Joint Press Statement by the Cape Independence Advocacy Group, CapeXit, the Cape Party and the Vryheidsfront Plus on the DA's proposed amendment to the Referendums Act
June 12, 2021
Western Cape Autonomy now the Dominant Provincial Political Philosophy
PRESS ARTICLE: Really significant political progress is being made towards Cape Independence. It is often easy to miss. Many of the threads are pulled together in this article
June 12, 2021
Is Cape Independence Racist?
Non-racialism is a founding principle of the CIAG, but that certainly doesn't stop us be accused of racism. Why?
May 17, 2021
Full Speech - Cape Town Press Club (21 Apr 2021)
On 21 April 2021, Phil Craig addressed the Cape Town Press Club on behalf of the CIAG. Here is a copy of the full speech.
April 22, 2021
Melanie, Cape Independence Stinks of Democracy, not Racism!
A response to former ANC MP Melanie Verwoerd's comments on Cape Independence
April 13, 2021
Independence by Any Legal Means
PRESS ARTICLE: How we all can and must fight for independence from bad government
April 11, 2021
Alleviating Poverty in the Cape of Good Hope
PRESS ARTICLE: Cape independence must lead to a better life for ALL
April 11, 2021
50 Shades of Treason
PRESS ARTICLE: How growing defiance will serve the independence cause well
April 11, 2021
Bring me Permanent Solutions
PRESS ARTICLE: A look at how South African's are trying to resolve their problems
April 11, 2021
Why Car Socks and Masks are Critical to Winning our Independence
The CIAG strategy for obtaining independence and the critical role played by independence supporters.
March 21, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: CIAG Responds to SONA 2021
Sorting Fact from Fiction
March 21, 2021
What Will My Donation Be Used For?
Our work depends entirely upon donations - but what do we do with the money you give?
February 13, 2021
Behind the Mantras of Cape Independence
PRESS ARTICLE: A call for reasoned debate from those opposed to independence
February 1, 2021
John Steenhuisen, You Can't Have Your Cake and Eat it
PRESS ARTICLE: CIAG's responds to an interview DA leader John Steenshuisen gave to Maroela Media about independence
February 14, 2021
Cape Independence - Year End Report
A look back at the huge strides made towards Cape Independence during 2020
December 31, 2020
Kan die Wes-Kaap onafhanklik word?  
LEGAL OPINION (Afrikaans): Dr Fatima Saayman responds to an article by retired Professor Pieter Labuschagne where he claimed Cape Independence simply wasn't possible
December 30, 2020
The Undemocratic Alliance?
PRESS ARTICLE: Should the DA be renamed the Undemocratic Alliance?
December 28, 2020
Cape Nation Rising - Photos
Broad civic and political coalition steps out of the shadows
December 8, 2020
“No Old Flags, No New Flags” –  A Cape Nation Rising?
A first-hand account from the Cloesteville march. Lessons from history.
December 7, 2020
Cloetesville March for Cape Independence
Saturday 5 December 2020 - Stellenbosch
November 23, 2020
Pig Wrestling and the DA
PRESS ARTICLE: Analysis of a chilling interview with City of Cape Town mayoral committee member JP Smith and the significant implications for our future
November 12, 2020
Failure of South Africa's 'Transformation' Agenda
PRESS ARTICLE: Glen Snyman - a 'coloured' citizen charged with fraud for describing himself as African - highlights the destructive insanity of SA's 'transformation' agenda.
November 3, 2020
Will Federalism Resolve the DA’s Political Impotence in the Western Cape?
PRESS ARTICLE: Federalism, the DA, and their election promises
November 3, 2020
Fundraising for 2020
Fundraising and our 1st Public March
November 2, 2020
Support for Cape Independence Greater than Expected
PRESS ARTICLE: Detailed analysis of the Victory Research opinion poll on Cape independence
September 27, 2020
How To Support Cape Independence
A Guide to Supporting the Cape Independence Movement
May 3, 2021
The Cape Independence Flag
The 'Cape Independence' flag and why we chose it
August 25, 2021
Cape Independence Polling Results for 2020
Cape Independence Advocacy Group Poll - August 2020
August 17, 2021
Remedial Secession - International Law and the W.Cape
Summary of the legal case for Western Cape Secession under international law
September 9, 2020
Why Pierre de Vos is Wrong About Cape Independence
RIGHT TO REPLY: SA constitution can't be a tool with which to suppress democracy in the Western Cape
August 25, 2020
Independence will Improve Quality of Life for Cape Citizens
PRESS ARTICLE: The majority of Western Cape citizens believe independence would improve their quality of life.
August 10, 2020
DA to lose Western Cape Majority over Independence?
PRESS ARTICLE: CIAG poll shows that the DA is likely to lose its W.Cape majority if is opposes independence
August 8, 2020
DA need to understand the law on secession better
RIGHT TO REPLY: The CIAG responds to a DA political advisor, correcting him on some critical points of law
August 1, 2020
Max du Preez - Pipe dream you say?
RIGHT TO REPLY: Responding to Max du Preez's article about Cape Independence
August 8, 2020
Why Constitution not Key to Cape Independence
RIGHT TO REPLY: CIAG responds to a letter in the press suggesting independence is not possible
August 8, 2020
Divorcing South Africa
PRESS ARTICLE: Examining Cape Independence, and political opinion on it, through the metaphor of divorce
August 1, 2020
Brexit Lessons for Cape Independence
PRESS ARTICLE: Examining the motivations behind Brexit and the lessons they pose for Cape Independence
August 1, 2020
Premier Alan Winde – How must I Vote?
PRESS ARTICLE: An open letter examining the relationship between the DA, their voters, & independence
August 1, 2020
COVID-19: Contrasting the W.Cape with Other Provinces
PRESS ARTICLE: A lesson in why independence may, for some, quite literally be a matter of life or death.
August 1, 2020
Why don’t all the independence groups just work together?
BLOG POST: An answer to the question we encounter most
November 18, 2020
Cape Independence - a Call for Counter Arguments
PRESS ARTICLE: Merits of Cape independence simply presented, followed by an open challenge to those with opposing views to make their case
August 1, 2020
DA - A Liberal Party that Became Fearful of Ideas?
PRESS ARTICLE: When Progress SA launched an online opinion poll on Cape independence, fault lines between the National and Provincial DA were exposed.
August 1, 2020
Cape Independence is Feasible - An open Letter to John Steenhuisen
PRESS ARTICLE: John Steenhuisen, interim leader of the DA, broke the DA's silence on Cape Independence. He was against the idea, but his facts and reasoning appeared to be deeply flawed. This was our response.
August 1, 2020
Our First 4 Weeks as an Advocacy Group
BLOG POST: A quick status update after our first 4 weeks
August 1, 2020
DA's Silent March Towards Self-Determination in the Western Cape
PRESS ARTICLE: The changing balance of power between provincial and national government in the Western Cape
August 1, 2020
Path to Independence - Scotland & Other Examples
BLOG POST: How do countries secede? How does the process unfold? Is independence possible for the people of the Cape?
August 1, 2020
End the Lockdown Crisis in the Western Cape!
BLOG POST: Join our online protest to call for a #CapeReferendum
August 1, 2020
Legality of Secession in SA
BLOG POST: Is secession legal?
August 1, 2020

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