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Media alert: WCED unveils cattle kraals at De Rust Futura Agricultural School

24 January 2020

Today, Agricultural School De Rust Futura will be unveiling their new state of the art cattle kraals. The WCED erected the kraals on land that was donated to the school by Dr Paul Cluver. Read More

Legislative amendments needed to address alcohol harms

23 January 2020


Sports Academy tennis stars going from strength to strength

23 January 2020

Junior tennis players from the Cape Winelands Sports Academy were once again recognised for their impressive performances and talent, with three called up to represent South Africa at international tournaments. Read More

Engagement Notes: PG MTEC 2 engagements commence

23 January 2020

Yesterday, we kicked off the first of the Provincial Government Medium Term Expenditure Committee (PG MTEC) 2 engagements hosted by Provincial Treasury and chaired by the Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier. Read More

Minister Fritz extends support to Tygerdal safety stakeholders

22 January 2020

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, met with the safety stakeholders of Tygerdal and the broader community to discuss and resolve issues faced. Read More

School vandalism is stealing from our children

22 January 2020

I have received final confirmation on the number of schools affected by burglary and vandalism in the 2019/20 December Holiday period. Read More

Statement: George investigation Update

22 January 2020

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Premier Winde promotes Western Cape economy at UK-Africa Investment Summit

21 January 2020

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde attended the first ever UK-Africa Investment Summit in London yesterday, as part of the official South African delegation to the conference. Read More

Western Cape electricity update

21 January 2020

The Western Cape Provincial Government has implemented several key measures to ensure critical services continue should extended power outages be experienced. Read More

Minister Marais to engage on Eden’s 2019/20 sporting spend

21 January 2020

Tomorrow, 22 January 2020, Minister Anroux Marais will attend the Eden Trilateral Agreement Feedback engagements in George. Read More

Minister Simmers kicks-off 2020 with New Head: Department of Human Settlements

20 January 2020

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Ms Jacqueline Samson on her appointment as Head of the Provincial Department of Human Settlements.    Read More

Minister Fernandez appeals to public regarding whereabouts of Kwahlelo Tiwane

20 January 2020

Minister Sharna Fernandez strongly condemns the kidnapping of Kwahlelo Tiwane, who was abducted on 16 January 2020 in Parow. The Department of Social Development (DSD) appeals to the public to assist the SAPS by providing any information about the... Read More

Dam levels Update

20 January 2020

The latest average dam level for the Western Cape is 53.55% (2019: 49.55%). Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with Tygerdal safety stakeholders

20 January 2020

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will meet with the safety stakeholders of Tygerdal and the broader community to discuss and resolve issues faced. Safety Stakeholders will include various Neighbourhood Watch Structures,... Read More

Give your child the best opportunity to learn and be healthy this year.

17 January 2020

Good nutrition must be supported by good health support. Read More

Beat the heat

17 January 2020

Take extra precaution to stay hydrated during the exceptionally hot conditions across the Western Cape. Severe heat and not drinking enough fluids can lead to dehydration and heatstroke. This could be fatal! Read More

Statement: George investigation update

16 January 2020

The first phase of the Provincial Department of Local Government’s investigation into allegations relating to maladministr Read More

Western Cape 2019 National Senior Certificate Awards

16 January 2020

Speech delivered by Western Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer   Read More

Western Cape Government condemns burning of train coaches in Retreat

16 January 2020

The Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela and the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemn in the strongest terms the burning of a motor coach last night at Retreat station. Read More