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Blompark development on track to deliver 539 housing opportunities

3 February 2023

With 150 houses already delivered since the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers turned the first sod in September 2021, residents of Blompark in Gansbaai can look forward to an additional 100 brand new homes being completed before... Read More

Conference looks forward to a bumper year of major events in the Western Cape

3 February 2023

On Friday, 3 February 2023, the Western Cape Events Forum hosted the Cape of Great Events conference in Cape Town, which spotlighted the growth of large events being hosted in the province in the coming year.    Read More

Safe and effective measles vaccine for children under 15 years

3 February 2023

As part of nationwide efforts to contain outbreaks of measles, as experienced in several other provinces, the Western Cape Department of Health will be making additional booster doses available for every child under the age of 15 from 6 February... Read More

Western Cape 2022 National Senior Certificate Awards

2 February 2023

Good morning, Premier Alan Winde, and Tracy Winde, and thank you for hosting us again this year at your lovely home. Welcome to our principals, and our teachers, and our parents, and our colleagues, and our supporters. Read More

Matric 2022 Awards to Candidates

2 February 2023

Western Cape Education Department National Senior Certificate Examinations 2022 Read More

Matric 2022 Awards to Schools

2 February 2023

Western Cape Education Department National Senior Certificate Examinations 2022 Read More

Minister Marais calls on public to nominate Provincial Heritage sites

2 February 2023

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, would like to encourage members of the public to nominate heritage resources in the Western Cape as Provincial Heritage Sites.    Read More

Department of Community Safety to host Policing Needs and Priorities engagement

2 February 2023

On 03 February 2023, the Department of Community Safety will host its Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) engagement in the City of Cape Town for the SAPS Metro West area. Read More

Media alert: Western Cape NSC 2022 Awards Ceremony livestream

1 February 2023

On Thursday 2 February 2023, Premier Alan Winde and Western Cape Minister of Education, David Maynier, will host the Western Cape National Senior Certificate (NSC) 2022 Awards Ceremony at Leeuwenhof, the Premier’s Residence. Read More

Community Safety host successful Rural Safety Summit in Central Karoo

1 February 2023

On 30 January 2023, the Department of Community Safety hosted yet another successful Rural Safety Summit and Policing Needs and Priorities (RSSaPNP) engagement in the Central Karoo District. Read More

Minister Marais encourages reading to children for World Read Aloud day

31 January 2023

World Read Aloud day is celebrated on 01 February and Anroux Marais, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, encourages all people to read aloud to young people, not just on this day but every day. Read More

Excitement brewing among Prince Albert youth

31 January 2023

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, joined dozens of young people from Prince Albert, Leeu Gamka, and Klaarstroom on 28 January 2023 for a Youth Indaba hosted by the Prince Albert Community Trust (PACT). Read More

Nurses on wheels bring healthcare to rural doorsteps

31 January 2023

Simonè Louw is 23 years old. She lives at the Kuiperskraal Farm, a rural community outside of Durbanville. Like many other residents in her community, Simone looks forward to the monthly visit from the Durbanville Community Day Centre (CDC) nursing... Read More

New round of boosters to fight COVID-19 subvariant

31 January 2023

COVID-19 is not gone. The highly contagious omicron offshoot XBB.1.5  is leading to increased COVID-19 infections across the world.  Read More

Premier to request meeting with President over energy crisis

30 January 2023

Media release: Premier to request meeting with President over energy crisis. Read More

R88.8 million in emergency funding to mitigate impact of loadshedding

30 January 2023

Joint media release: R88.8 million in emergency funding to mitigate impact of loadshedding in local municipalities. Read More

Minister Simmers rates Gauteng MPL 2 day working visit a success

30 January 2023

On Friday, January 27, the Gauteng MPL-delegation for Human Settlements concluded it’s 2 day working visit to the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais: Arts and Culture funding applications now open

30 January 2023

On Monday, 30 January 2023, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) announced the opening of applications for arts and culture funding for the 2023/24 financial year.   Read More

Providing emergency medical care to all who need it

30 January 2023

It was a busy weekend for the Western Cape Department of Health’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) where their interventions in critical moments and prompt transport to the nearest health facility were in high demand. Read More

Police resourcing allocation behind by 20 years and almost 90 000 Officers short

29 January 2023

Having commemorated the annual National Police Day this past Friday, I am at pains to point out that there is no appetite from the National Minister of Police, Bheki Cele to address crime in the Western Cape, let alone our Read More

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