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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Minister Meyer gesels met Klankkoerant oor landelike veiligheid

14 July 2020

Minister Meyer gesels met Klankkoerant oor landelike veiligheid. Read More

Neighbourhood Watches may continue to patrol during curfew

14 July 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 14 July 2020 Release: immediately   Read More

R3.5 million allocated to NHW project to stop spread of Covid-19

13 July 2020

On 11 July 2020, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, launched the Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Safety Improvement Volunteers Project with Covid-19 relief measures in Khayelitsha. This was marked by the hand over 15 starter kits to NHW... Read More

NHW Safety Improvement Volunteers Project Launch

13 July 2020

SPEECH BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Saturday, 11 July 2020 NHW Safety Improvement Volunteers Project Launch Read More

Chrysalis Academy welcomes first students for 2020/21

13 July 2020

On Saturday 11 July 2020, the Chrysalis Academy enrolled 78 students into 20-ALPHA, the first male course for the 2020/21 financial year.  The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the intake as it marks the first course and intake... Read More

Western Cape Health COVID-19 Platform status update - 10 July

13 July 2020

The health platform, whilst under some pressure, is coping with the cases requiring admission. Hospitalisation Read More

Tourism sector dealt a severe blow

13 July 2020

The tourism sector has been dealt a severe blow with the publishing of the amended regulations for Alert Level 3 last night (12 July 2020). Read More

DSD offers services for people living with disabilities amidst COVID-19 pandemic

13 July 2020

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has continued to prioritise delivering services to people living with disabilities, their families and/ or caregivers, and the communities in which they live, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Minister Fritz condemns shooting of 6-year-old Kraaifontein girl

13 July 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 13 July 2020 Release: immediately Read More

First-hand account of a healthcare worker losing her husband due to COVID-19

12 July 2020

– Sister Sarah Willemse, Operational Manager of the Labour Ward at Mowbray Maternity Hospital, shares her inner feelings at losing her husband.   Read More

Flip flop by Presidency on accommodation for leisure unacceptable

11 July 2020

Last night, (10 July 2020) the Presidency of South Africa confirmed on Twitter that accommodation for leisure is open for travel within provinces under Alert Level 3.  Read More

Garden Route health staff member shares his Covid-19 experience

11 July 2020

Etienne Engelbrecht (39) works at Kuyasa Clinic and is one of the more than 70 000 people in the Western Cape who contracted COVID-19.  Read More

Minister Fritz Launches NHW project to reduce spread of Covid-19

10 July 2020

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will hand over 15 starter kits to Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) structures, signaling the beginning of the NHW Safety Improvement Volunteers Project with Covid-19 relief measures in Khayelitsha. Read More

Minister Simmers receives quarterly Rental Housing Tribunal report

10 July 2020

On Wednesday, the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers and the Head of Department Jacqui Samson met with the Rental Housing Tribunal (RHT) Chairperson Lionel Esterhuizen. Read More

WC DSD prioritises safety of 12 000 essential workers during COVID-19 Lockdown

10 July 2020

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has provided 12 000 essential workers with personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 lockdown. Read More

Confirmed! Accommodation for leisure is open for travel within provinces

10 July 2020

Note: There is an important update to this statement which you can read here: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/news/flip-flop-presidency-accommodation-leisure-unacceptable Read More

Groote Schuur Hospital sees FIVE patients discharged from ICU on one day

9 July 2020

Successful high-flow nasal oxygen treatment at Groote Schuur Hospital sees FIVE patients discharged from ICU on one day Read More

Court interdict group who sought to disrupt Forest Village development

9 July 2020

I welcome the Western Cape High Court’s finding today that the Ward 16 Business Forum and 9 other respondents have been interdicted and restrained from continuing their unlawful activities at our Forest Village Housing Development in Eersteriver. Read More

Minister Simmers condemns those denying Joe Slovo residents to move

8 July 2020

It is a complete disgrace that yesterday, a small group of unruly Joe Slovo informal settlement community members, in Langa, denied 56 other residents from the same community the opportunity to move to their homes in Forest Village. Read More

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