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1037 Illegal Firearms recovered in 8 months

22 August 2019

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 22 August 2019 Release: immediately 1037 Illegal Firearms Recovered in 8 months Read More

Update: Clanwilliam Dam wall raising

21 August 2019

A long-delayed project to raise the Clanwilliam Dam wall, will be completed by March 2023, Read More

Dam levels above 65%

20 August 2019

Western Cape dam levels have broken through the 65% average level. Read More

Neighbourhood Watches get a new look

20 August 2019

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, launched the new Neighbourhood Watch brand in George, whilst participating in a panel discussion on the importance of Neighbourhood Watches. Read More

Minister Simmers serves clients at Human Settlements helpdesk

20 August 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, lent a helping hand, when he assisted various clients at the Department’s Help Desk. Read More

Media Statement: Rocklands Community Complex now a Provincial Heritage Site

20 August 2019

In commemoration of the historical meeting of 20 August 1983 which led to the establishment of the United Democratic Front (UDF), Minister Anroux Marais today officially unveiled the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Rocklands Community hall in... Read More

The Department moves forward with R23m Sanitary Dignity Project

20 August 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, welcomes the progress being made by the Department of Social Development regarding the roll-out of the R23 million Sanitary Dignity Project to female learners across the Province. Read More

Media Alert: Rocklands Community Hall to receive Provincial Heritage Site plaque

19 August 2019

In commemoration of the historical meeting of 20 August 1983 which led to the establishment of the United Democratic Front (UDF), Minister Anroux Marais will tomorrow officially unveil the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Rocklands C Read More

Minister Fritz honours women in NHW and CPFs

19 August 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a high tea in Lentegeur to recognise the contributions of women who are Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) volunteers and Community Policing Forum (CPF) members.  Please see photos attached. Read More

Minister Fritz notes failures to charge those arrested during SANDF intervention

19 August 2019

Minister Fritz notes failures to charge those arrested during SANDF intervention, offers Court Watching Brief services Read More

Neighbourhood Watches to get a new look

19 August 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be launching the new Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) brand, whilst participating in a panel discussion on the importance of NHWs. Read More

Minister Madikizela is concerned that AARTO is unworkable in its current format

19 August 2019

On Tuesday 13 August 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act into law. Read More

Good’s Brett Herron misleading public about acquisition of Racing Park

18 August 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says Good Party’s Brett Herron is blatantly misleading the public in stating that the Western Cape Government (WCG) acquired the Racing Park property in Killarney Gardens at the inflated... Read More

Fifty-two (52) new traffic officers set to make Western Cape roads safer

16 August 2019

Fifty-two newly qualified traffic officers are looking forward to making Western Cape Roads safer. Read More

Minister to address stakeholders at The African Regional Child Trauma Conference

16 August 2019

On Monday, 19 August 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, will be delivering a keynote address at the Cape Town City Hall. The theme of the event is “ Re-rooting Africa: Africa’s Routes to Preventing and Responding to Child... Read More

Minister Fritz honours women in NHW and CPFs

15 August 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a high tea in Lentegeur to recognise the contribution of the women who are Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) volunteers and Community Policing Forum (CPF) members. Read More

Premier Winde and cabinet laud the start of recovery for agriculture

15 August 2019

Yesterday, Premier Winde, Minister of Agriculture Ivan Meyer and the Western Cape cabinet met with representatives from the agricultural sector to d Read More

Minister Marais commends empowering Youth Development Programmes on the ground

15 August 2019

Yesterday, 14 August 2019, Minister Anroux Marais engaged with youth development programmes creating a positive sense of belonging and sustainable empowerment as an alternate to the social ills plaguing the communities of Athlone, Bellvill Read More

The Department is working to address the scourge of substance abuse

15 August 2019

The Western Cape Department of Social Development continues to be at the forefront of the fight against substance abuse, focusing on rendering -Early intervention, Inpatient treatment, Community based treatment, and aftercare services. Read More

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