Why should the Cape be independent?

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If we look at the above two maps it can be seen that the demographics of the western part of South Africa are completely different to those of the eastern part of South Africa. This is a reflection of the … Continued

Why a movement rather than a political party?

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If independence is to be achieved then it is necessary that the ideal should not be owned by one political party. Ideally independence should be supported by all political parties. Realistically, however, this is unlikely—for one thing the ANC is … Continued

How do we gain independence?

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Firstly, propagate the idea among the people of the Cape. Voters will be encouraged to put pressure on their political parties to come out in support of Cape independence. When a sufficient number of political parties support independence, a constitutional … Continued

What is the Cape?

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The core of an independent Cape will be the Western Cape. However, it must be acknowledged that the present borders of the Western Cape are arbitrary and illogical. Insufficient attention has been paid to historic and geographical realities. Certain parts … Continued

Who are the citizens of the Cape?

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This is an issue that would have to be decided by the Constitutional Conference. However, what follows below gives some guidance. People who were born in the Cape would have automatic citizenship. As regards people who live in the Cape … Continued

What sort of country will the Cape be?

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We believe that an independent Cape should be a multi-party democracy, free of racial and gender discrimination, with respect for human rights; a high value placed on freedom of expression, respect and guarantees for private property and an adherence to … Continued

Will an independent Cape be economically viable?

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The Cape economy is very strong in the clothing, textile, agricultural, tourism, fishing and ship repair sectors. If Namaqualand is included then we can also talk about abundant mineral resources. Off the west coast are large unexploited gasfields, which indicates … Continued

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