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Premier Zille to Announce Western Cape Government Better Together Cycle Tour

12 June 2012

On Thursday, 14 June, Premier Helen Zille will hold a press briefing to announce the Western Cape Government's Better Together Cycle Tour that will take place from Plettenberg Bay on Sunday, 17 June, finishing in Khayelitsha on Thursday, 21 June. Read More

Chapman's Peak Toll Tariff to Increase on 1 July 2012

11 June 2012

The annual increase of the Chapman's Peak Drive toll tariff fees will take effect on 1 July 2012. The increase is determined according to the percentage increase between the Consumer Price Index (PCI) in March the previous year and March the current... Read More

Minister Fritz Hands over Blankets to the Youth Empowerment Project in Franschhoek

11 June 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will today (12 June) hand over a donation of knitted blankets and other bedding to the Youth Empowerment Project in Franschhoek. Read More

WCED Launches Enrolment 2013 Campaign

11 June 2012

The Western Cape Education Department has launched a major enrolment campaign to encourage parents to register their children for the 2013 school year by 7 September 2012. Read More

Public Health Service Issues to be Raised by March in City Centre

11 June 2012

Media Statement by Theuns Botha, Western Cape Minister of HealthFollowing the Western Cape Department of Health's withdrawal of funding from the Cape Metro Health Forum, the forum is holding a march in the city centre this morning. Read More

EMS Communications Centre Experiencing Technical Problems

11 June 2012

The Emergency Medical Services' Communications Centre in Cape Town is currently experiencing technical problems. We urge the community to use 107 (instead of 10177) in case of a medical emergency until further notice. Read More

Conviction Crisis: Criminal Justice System is Failing Hanover Park

11 June 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato Read More

Minister Meyer Hands over Chess Sets to Rocklands Library

11 June 2012

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will hand over an outdoor chess set as well as chess boards to Rocklands Library on 12 June 2012 at 15:00. Read More

Minister Winde to Visit Textile Factories

10 June 2012

On Monday, 11 June 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will visit clothing and textile sector factories in Cape Town. Read More

Children and Families Get Lion's Share of Budget

10 June 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social DevelopmentChild Protection Month is well underway and the Department of Social Development is committed to reaching and strengthening vulnerable families across the province. Read More

Driftsands Initiation Site: A Beacon of Hope

10 June 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with the Department of Health and Cape Nature, brought joy and hope to a disadvantaged community of Blue Downs and Mfuleni when they launched the new Driftsands Initiation Site on Friday,... Read More

Minister Grant to Highlight the Importance of Enrolling Children Early for School

10 June 2012

Tomorrow (12 June), Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Tshatshu Game Shop, a spaza shop in Asanda Village, Nomzamo, to highlight the importance of enrolling one's child early for the 2013 school year. Read More

Minister Plato to Reveal Gang Conviction Rate Crisis

10 June 2012

On Tuesday, 12 June, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will reveal the dire state of conviction rates in one of the Cape's worst gang-affected communities. Read More

Premier Helen Zille Rated as Best Premier

10 June 2012

The Public Service Commission has released a report on the performance of the Office of the Premier in each of South Africa's nine provinces for 2010/2011. Read More

Driftsands to be Unveiled as Initiation Site

7 June 2012

On Friday, 8 June 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, and Dr Quentin Espey, Executive Director: Conservation Management, CapeNature, will unveil the new Driftsands Initiation Site. Read More

Western Cape Government and Overstrand Municipality Open Impound Facility in Hermanus

7 June 2012

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW), in partnership with the Provincial Department of Community Safety and the Overstrand (Hermanus and surrounding areas) Municipality, opened an impound facility in the town on Friday, 8... Read More

Cape Town Rated One of the World's Ten Most Loved Cities

7 June 2012

On Thursday, 7 June 2012, CNN listed Cape Town as one of the world's ten most loved cities. Other cities included in the list are: Barcelona, Montreal, New York, Paris, Petra, San Francisco, Santiago, Tokyo and Shangai. Read More

Olympic Hype at Bellville Station

7 June 2012

In a joint effort with the National Department of Sport and Recreation, National Department of Arts and Culture, Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and Brand South Africa, Magnificent Friday was launched this morning in the... Read More

Minister Carlisle and Mthura Swartz Inaugurate First Level Crossing CCTV Project

6 June 2012

White Rd Level Crossing CCTV Inauguration presentation Read More

Minister Meyer Announces New Members of Western Cape Cultural Commission

6 June 2012

On 7 June, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, announced the new members of the Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC) at the Head Office of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

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