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New Heritage WC Council to be inaugurated by Premier Winde and Minister Marais

23 October 2019

MEDIA ALERT:  NEW HERITAGE WESTERN CAPE COUNCIL TO BE INAUGURATED BY PREMIER WINDE AND MINISTER MARAIS   Read More

Western Cape Housing Demand Database Drive goes to Cape Winelands

23 October 2019

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements, together with the Witzenberg and Langeberg Municipalities, will embark on a Housing Demand Database Verification and Registration Drive on the weekend of the 26th & 27th October. Read More

All arrears of Gatesville residents in government rental units written off

22 October 2019

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says residents of the Gatesville Rental Housing complex in Athlone, which is owned and managed by the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements, will have all of their arrears written... Read More

Year-on-year decrease in conviction of kidnappers a threat to safety

22 October 2019

On 13 September 2019, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, received a written question from Member of Provincial Legislature, Mireille Wenger, on the number of kidnappings recorded, which included children. Read More

DSD to present annual report for the 2018/19 financial year

22 October 2019

On Wednesday, 23 October 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, will be briefing the Standing Committee on the Development’s Annual Report for the 2018/19 financial year. Read More

Speedy resolution of flight delays at CT International Airport anticipated

22 October 2019

[Joint statement by David Maynier and James Vos] Earlier today we were informed of the delay of flights at Cape Town International airport due to the grounding of several aircraft by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers hands over one hundreds title deeds in Grabouw

22 October 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, handed over 100 title deeds to residents of Grabouw and Villiersdorp. Read More

Minister Fritz launches Central Karoo safety forum

22 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, launched the Central Karoo District Municipality’s Safety Forum in Prince Albert. This follows the Determination of Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) and safety plan review.  Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with Central Karoo safety stakeholders

21 October 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will launch the Central Karoo District Municipalities’ Community Safety Forum. The launch will include: Read More

Minister Madikizela meets SANTACO following road blockages

21 October 2019

Today I met with the leadership of the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) to help find solutions to the ongoing disruptions we have seen on the roads across the city last week. Taxi drivers blocked the roads in a protest over impoundment... Read More

WC Water update and update on Wilderness pipeline

21 October 2019

Water: Wilderness pipeline completed Read More

Obesity is a health risk

18 October 2019

With National Obesity Week being observed from 15 – 19 October, the Western Cape Government Health is encouraging people to become aware of the risks associated with the condition, and to a Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers engages Velddrif community

18 October 2019

Yesterday, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers addressed residents of Noordhoek, Velddrif after recent violent protest in the area led to the destruction of 53 newly constructed homes. Read More

DCAS song writing competition winners head into studio

17 October 2019

A group of talented, young musicians are in the midst of recording their own album after receiving a major career boost from the Western Cape Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to conduct public meeting in Noordhoek, Velddrif

17 October 2019

Today, 17 October 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will conduct a public meeting with residents of Noordhoek, Velddrif in the Bergrivier Municipal area. Read More

Impact of violent crime on Western Cape health system

17 October 2019

In commemorating World Trauma Day today (17 October), the Western Cape Government Health (WCGH) is appealing to the public to help reduce the number of trauma-related incidents. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes WCPO report on police resources and inefficiencies

17 October 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the Western Cape Police Ombudsman's 2018/19 Annual Report and its report on policing in the Overstrand region which were delivered in the Standing Committee on Community Safety today. Read More

Cape Winelands Neighbourhood Watches get a new look

17 October 2019

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, launched the new Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) brand in Robertson, whilst participating in a panel discussion on the importance of NHWs. Read More

Electricity Cuts affecting NSC exams

16 October 2019

Despite various contingency measures being put in place, and assurances from ESKOM as recently as yesterday, we were unfortunately informed at the last minute that loadshedding was to take place across the country. Read More

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