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Systematic police failures leads to 84 cases of gender-based violence struck off

24 April 2024

Systematic police failures leads to 84 cases of gender-based violence struck off court roll during 3rd quarter. Read More

Twenty arrests by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 and Rural Safety Unit

24 April 2024

Twenty arrests by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 and Rural Safety Units in one week. Read More

Opening of the N7 Refinery Interchange

24 April 2024

Ceremonial opening of the N7 Refinery Interchange by Premier Alan Winde and provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers Read More

World Book Day: winners of 2023 school library competition announced

23 April 2024

As we celebrate World Book Day today, we are excited to announce the winners of our 2023 school library competition! Read More

Western Cape supports the transformation of the agricultural sector

23 April 2024

Over the past five years, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) has supported 170 smallholder and commercial farmers. One of these is Chamomile Farming Enterprise, owned by Wadea and Achmat Brinkhuis. Read More

More than 3 100 offenders paroled during 2023

22 April 2024

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) reported that during 2023, 3 159 offenders, who had been sentenced to more than 24 months of imprisonment, were released on parole. Read More

Outcomes of Western Cape Government Cabinet meeting

21 April 2024

Media Release: Outcomes of Western Cape Government Cabinet meeting Premier Alan Winde chaired a meeting of the Western Cape Government (WCG) Cabinet on Wednesday, 18 April. Read More

Effective training ensure Western Cape LEAP officers can combat crime

21 April 2024

In September 2019, the Western Cape Government (WCG) launched its Western Cape Safety Plan (WCSP) in a determined manner to counter high rates of murder and violence across the province. The primary aim of the WCSP is to halve the murder rate by... Read More

Louis Fourie Road transport infrastructure project on track

19 April 2024

The Provincial Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, recently visited the Louis Fourie Road and transport infrastructure upgrade project in Mossel Bay. Read More

Cape Town International Airport best in Africa for 9th year in a row

19 April 2024

Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) has done it again, clinching the title of Best Airport in Africa for the ninth year in a row, alongside Best Airport Staff Service in Africa for the fourth consecutive year. Read More

Cape Town International Airport best in Africa for 9th year in a row

19 April 2024

Joint Media Release: Cape Town International Airport best in Africa for 9th year in a row Read More

Western Cape State vets at the centre of efforts to increase Agricultural export

18 April 2024

Yesterday, 16 April 2024, the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, addressed the 1500 delegates from 48 different countries attending the 39th World Veterinary Association Congress being held from 16 – 19 April 2024 at the Cape Town... Read More

50 SMMEs and 100 jobs saved by R12.5 million Solar PV installations

18 April 2024

Media Release: 50 SMMEs and 100 jobs saved by R12.5 million Solar PV installations at informal trading hubs across the Western Cape Read More

Painting with purpose: Youth Zone healthcare facility opens in Bellville South

18 April 2024

Painting with purpose: New Youth Zone healthcare facility opens in Bellville South  Read More

R279 million of Acute Psychiatric Unit projects currently under construction

18 April 2024

R279 million of Acute Psychiatric Unit projects currently under construction in the Western Cape Read More

50 SMMEs & 100 jobs saved by R12.5 mil Solar PV installations at informal hubs

18 April 2024

Premier Alan Winde, and Provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger, visited the Arendsness Trading Hub in Wellington, one of 12 such hubs across the province that have been enabled to keep Small, Medium and Micro-Enter Read More

Record number of Grade 1 and 8 admissions applications received for 2025

17 April 2024

By the time the 2025 admissions window closed at 23h59 on Friday, 12 April 2024, we had received applications for a record 102 680 Grade 1 and 8 learners. Read More

Almost 5 000 SMME jobs boosted with R85 million in funding since 2019

17 April 2024

Small, Medium and Micro-Enterprises (SMMEs) are essential to any economy and the driving force behind economic growth and job creation. Read More

Min Fernandez welcomes the opening of new Thuthuzela Care Centre in Stellenbosch

17 April 2024

Today, 16 April 2024, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez attended the formal opening of a Thuthuzela Care Centre (TCC) in Stellenbosch. Read More

Successes by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 and Rural Safety Units

17 April 2024

Successes by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 and Rural Safety Units in one week. Read More

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