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Minister Anroux Marais mourns the passing of Jeanne Goosen

4 June 2020

It is with great sadness that we heard of the death of the Afrikaans writer, Jeanne Goosen. Read More

Minister Fernandez calls on society to help in fight against child abuse

4 June 2020

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, is appealing to each and every resident across the province, to help us in the fight against the ongoing abuse, neglect and murder of our children. Read More

Minister Simmers to handover houses in Bredasdorp

4 June 2020

Tomorrow, 5 June 2020, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers will hand over 33 houses, to beneficiaries in Areas F and H in Bredasdorp.  Read More

Non-compliance in public transport puts passengers at risk

4 June 2020

Media release by Bonginkosi Madikizela Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Fritz outraged by continued gang violence

4 June 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 4 June 2020 Release: immediately Minister Fritz outraged by continued gang violence Read More

Open George Airport under Alert Level 3 to save businesses and jobs

3 June 2020

George Airport has not been listed as one of the airports permitted to open to receive business travellers and cargo under Alert Level 3. Read More

Minister Madikizela to inspect non-compliance in public transport

3 June 2020

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Thursday 4 June 2020, visit one of the hotspot areas from which is received a significant number of non-compliance complaints  concerning pu Read More

20 000 masks donated to traffic officers, frontline workers

3 June 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 3 June 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Vlakkeland housing handover delayed due to Covid related death

3 June 2020

It is with sadness that we have learnt about the COVID-19 related death of an employee of one of the contractors at our Vlakkeland construction site in Paarl. I would like to extend our sincere condolences to all those affected, particularly the... Read More

MEC Fritz to handover 20 000 masks to Traffic officers and frontline workers

2 June 2020

MEDIA ALERT BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 3 June 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Patient’s positive journey amidst the Covid-19 pandemic

2 June 2020

Mr. Ndumiso (Elvis) Mavimbela (54), from Delft, was admitted to Tygerberg Hospital on 25 April 2020. He tested positive for Covid-19 at a private facility and was recently diagnosed with hypertension. Read More

Minister Fritz condemns spate of gang-related shootings

2 June 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 2 June 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Licensing service centres and validity of expired licences

2 June 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works wishes to clear up confusion on two issues: 1) the date on which licensing service centres, registering authorities, and vehicle testing centres in the Western Cape will reopen; and Read More

Minister Simmers conducts oversight visit at Grabouw’s rooidakke development

2 June 2020

Western Cape Minister of human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers welcomed the progress that is being made at the Rooidakke Housing Development in Grabouw, and that the contractor is adhering to all health and safety protocols as issued by the Provincial... Read More

Reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection while living with comorbidities

2 June 2020

As we enter a new phase of the coronavirus pandemic with the easing to level 3, the Department urges all residents to continue to do their part in protecting the vulnerable members of society from becoming infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

Level 3 lockdown require greater vigilance in Witzenberg and Cape Winelands

1 June 2020

Tomorrow, 1 June 2020, Witzenberg and the Cape Winelands moves to Level 3 of the Covid-19 lockdown regulations. The implementation of Level 3 lockdown regulations further opens up our economy and increases the movement of people. Read More

Minister Fernandez supports #WorldFosterDay campaign

1 June 2020

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, supports the #worldfosterday campaign which sheds light on, and raises awareness about children in foster care. Read More

Inter-ministerial committee welcomes religious leaders as essential services

1 June 2020

The Western Cape Religious Inter-Ministerial Committee met on Thursday, 28 May 2020, to discuss the announcements made by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday, 24 May 2020 and the subsequent address to the nation on Tuesday, 24 May 2020. Read More

Alert Level 3: Transport state of readiness

1 June 2020

As the nation enters Alert Level 3 today, demand for public transport services is expected to increase significantly compared to usage during Alert Level 4. Large parts of the economy are reopening and many people are returning to work. Read More

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