NEWS UPDATE: "I'll be like David Cameron" - DA leader John Steenhuisen promised CIAG a referendum on Cape Independence ahead of the 2021 elections.
PRESS CONFERENCE: Text of comments delivered by CIAG spokesperson Phil Craig. Link to video.
PRESS RELEASE: CIAG and partners to call for Cape Independence Referendum on election day 2024 as new poll shows 68% now in support of a public vote.
PRESS ARTICLE: FF plus calls DA bluff, DA set to vote with ANC against WC federalism. Choice now, Cape Independence or ANC dominance.
PRESS RELEASE: CIAG welcomes DA tabling referendum bill but wants to know will there be a referendum on Cape Independence, YES or NO?
PRESS ARTICLE: How international politics are highlighting ideological differences between the Western Cape and the rest of South Africa
PRESS ARTICLE: Dr Curd-Torsten Weick, Editor of German Newspaper 'Junge Freiheit', writes about Cape Independence [Translated from German].
BLOG POST: Is it a pipe dream or can Cape Independence really happen? The answer is that it is already happening. Here's why.
PRESS ARTICLE: Western Cape self-determination - What are the implications of the recent UK Supreme Court judgement on a second Scottish Independence referendum?
SURVEY RESULTS: Find out what values are important to Cape Independence supporters, where they live, and who they intend to vote for in 2024
PRESS ARTICLE: Ideology, Economics, & Culture - You'll be much better off in an Independent Western Cape
PRESS RELEASE: CIAG calls on WC Premier Alan Winde to provide supporting evidence for his fallacious claims on referendums, or admit he was wrong and apologise
BLOG POST: As South Africa looks forward to and the demise of the ANC, what role must independence groups play? They must ensure Western Cape voters get to make decisions for themselves.
PRESS ARTICLE: CIAG responds to News24 assistant editor Pieter du Toit who suggests the debate on Cape Independence is 'nonsensical'.
CIAG responds to Prof. Pieter Labuschagne (UNISA) who wrote in Die Burger that, whilst a noble idea, Cape Independence is not achievable and Kaapenaars must set their sights lower
RIGHT TO REPLY: CIAG responds to Tom Eaton (TimesLive) on Cape Independence. Hill-Lewis is indeed doing an excellent job, but he wasn't elected in a political vacuum.
PRESS RELEASE: Cape Town resounds to the sound of Freedom. Calls for Referendum Intensify as 1000's Petition Winde on Cape Independence
PRESS RELEASE: 'Free the Cape' march organised in part to 'keep the DA honest on Cape Independence'.
EVENT INFORMATION: 'Free the Cape' march, Grand Parade, Cape Town, 11h00, Wed 27th April 2022 (Freedom Day).
BLOG POST: Who are the Western Cape People? Is there such a thing? Are you one of them?
PRESS ARTICLE: By rejecting South Africa's position and instead establishing its own foreign relations with Ukraine, the Western Cape has fulfilled a key requirement of statehood.
PRESS STATEMENT: CIAG, VF Plus, CapeXit, and CIP jointly announce that a 'FREE the CAPE' march will be held in Cape Town on Freedom Day.
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PRESS RELEASE: CIAG delighted with outcome of Local Government Elections. Notable shift away from centralised government towards devolved power.
BLOG POST: As Eskom discloses problems at Koeberg Nuclear Power Station we discuss parallels between the Chernobyl disaster and South Africa.
PRESS RELEASE: Langeberg Unemployment Forum (LUF) announces support for Cape Independence. Will collaborate with CIAG.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: DA and 7 others parties willing to support a referendum, so what?
OPEN LETTER: CIAG asks the Daily Maverick for a more balanced and factual discussion around Cape Independence
PRESS RELEASE: DA and 7 other political parties confirm that they are now willing to support a referendum on Cape Independence
RIGHT TO REPLY: CIAG responds to City Press editor Mondli Makhanya on Cape Independence
NEWS ARTICLE: How must the Western Cape government respond to a collapse in the South African constitutional order?
PRESS RELEASE: CIAG requests Provincial Premier Winde to call referendum, notifies President Ramaphosa
NEWS ARTICLE: DA and ANC square over over Western Cape devolution in Parliament (NCOP)
PRESS ARTICLE: CIAG responds to Peter Bruce's article on Cape Independence in the Sunday Times
PRESS RELEASE: Official Statement from the CIAG following a new poll on Cape Independence conducted during July 2021
PRESS ARTICLE: Zuma's constitutional defiance and the state's weak response has implications for Cape Independence
Are we there yet? How far along are we in the process of obtaining Cape Independence?
PRESS ARTICLE: Debate over What Referendum Questions the DA should ask, Why, and How the ANC are Likely to React
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
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
Non-racialism is a founding principle of the CIAG, but that certainly doesn't stop us be accused of racism. Why?
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.
A response to former ANC MP Melanie Verwoerd's comments on Cape Independence
PRESS ARTICLE: How we all can and must fight for independence from bad government
PRESS ARTICLE: How growing defiance will serve the independence cause well
PRESS ARTICLE: A look at how South African's are trying to resolve their problems
The CIAG strategy for obtaining independence and the critical role played by independence supporters.
PRESS ARTICLE: A call for reasoned debate from those opposed to independence
PRESS ARTICLE: CIAG's responds to an interview DA leader John Steenshuisen gave to Maroela Media about independence
A look back at the huge strides made towards Cape Independence during 2020
LEGAL OPINION (Afrikaans): Dr Fatima Saayman responds to an article by retired Professor Pieter Labuschagne where he claimed Cape Independence simply wasn't possible
A first-hand account from the Cloesteville march. Lessons from history.
PRESS ARTICLE: Analysis of a chilling interview with City of Cape Town mayoral committee member JP Smith and the significant implications for our future
PRESS ARTICLE: Detailed analysis of the Victory Research opinion poll on Cape independence
Summary of the legal case for Western Cape Secession under international law
RIGHT TO REPLY: SA constitution can't be a tool with which to suppress democracy in the Western Cape
PRESS ARTICLE: The majority of Western Cape citizens believe independence would improve their quality of life.
PRESS ARTICLE: CIAG poll shows that the DA is likely to lose its W.Cape majority if is opposes independence
RIGHT TO REPLY: The CIAG responds to a DA political advisor, correcting him on some critical points of law
RIGHT TO REPLY: Responding to Max du Preez's article about Cape Independence
RIGHT TO REPLY: CIAG responds to a letter in the press suggesting independence is not possible
PRESS ARTICLE: Examining Cape Independence, and political opinion on it, through the metaphor of divorce
PRESS ARTICLE: Examining the motivations behind Brexit and the lessons they pose for Cape Independence
PRESS ARTICLE: An open letter examining the relationship between the DA, their voters, & independence
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