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Partnership with Religious Community to Continue over Easter

24 February 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Minister Delivers Long-Awaited Title Deeds to Walmer Estate Beneficiaries

21 February 2014

On Thursday, 20 February the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela handed over the title deeds to beneficiaries of Walmer Estate, some of whom have waited for more than 30 years. Read More

Western Cape Celebrates International Tourist Guide Day

21 February 2014

The Western Cape’s tourism sector celebrates International Tourist Guide day tomorrow (21 February 2014).To mark the occasion the Provincial Department of Economic Development and Tourism is co-hosting an event for the province’s tourist guides. Read More

DCAS Celebrates International Mother Language Day

21 February 2014

A joyous celebration of Afrikaans and isiXhosa storytelling, reading and poetry marked International Mother Language Day at Iziko Museum on 19 February 2014. Read More

Analysis Of Service Pressures at Health Facilities Across the Province

21 February 2014

Analysis of service pressures at health facilites across the province demonstrates a 28, 8% population increase. Bed occupancy rates at certain hospitals exceed 100%. Read More

Cape Town International Airport Rated as Africa’s Best

21 February 2014

Cape Town International Airport has been rated as Africa’s top performing airport for the fourth year in a row.Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, commended Cape Town International Airport for scooping the... Read More

2014 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour

21 February 2014

The Western Cape Government supports the 37th annual Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour which will be on Sunday, 9 March 2014. Read More

Minister Van Rensburg to Inspect Loading of Feed Donation Train

21 February 2014

Minister Gerrit van Rensburg will visit Pools Station, situated between Piketberg and Citrusdal on the N7, approximately 15km outside Piketberg, on Monday morning, 24 February 2014 at 10:00. Read More

Statement by Minister Anton Bredell on Using Electricity Sparingly

20 February 2014

Minister Anton Bredell urges customers to use electricity sparingly to reduce demand, as the power system is currently severely constrained. Read More

Two Drivers Arrested and Eight Vehicles Impounded at Zonnebloem Transport

20 February 2014

Statement by Robin Carlisle minister of Transport and Public Works. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Deliver 2014 State of the Province Address

19 February 2014

On Friday 21 February, Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, will deliver the 2014 State of the Province Address. Read More

Conviction of Criminals Responsible for Murdering Police Officer Welcomed

19 February 2014

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety The guilty verdict handed down in court this week to the murderers of Constable Xolisa Banga must be welcomed by all in our society. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela and Premier Zille to Hand Over Houses in Delft

18 February 2014

Minister Madikizela and Premier Helen Zille will be officially handing over houses to beneficiaries in Delft on Tuesday, 18 February 2014. Read More

Successful Western Cape Choral Music Indaba held in Cape Town

18 February 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted a successful Cape Choral Music Indaba on 15 and 16 February 2014 in Cape Town.  The purpose of the workshop was to gain a better understanding of the choral music landscape in the Western... Read More

Two Provincial Ministers to Address Public Private Health Forum

18 February 2014

Ministers Theuns Botha and Alan Winde will address the last meeting of the Forum for this term. It is expected to be attended by approximately 400 stakeholders from the health sector. Read More

Chronic Medicine Patient Receive Parcel Number 5 Million

18 February 2014

More than 215,000 patients receiving chronic medicine in the Western Cape each month – and number will reach 300,000 in March 2015  Read More

ANC Abuses Yet Another State Function for Election Purposes

18 February 2014

Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Western Cape Makes Progress in Reducing Drug and Alcohol-related Harms

18 February 2014

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Western Cape Minister of Social Development. Read More

Liquor Authority Shuts Down Errant Establishments

17 February 2014

The Western Cape Liquor Authority swooped in on errant liquor licence holders closing down two establishments.In addition, harsh penalties were handed down to a further two outlets for selling alcohol outside of their trading hours. Read More

Police Officer Killed While Protecting our Communities

14 February 2014

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyIt is with anger and immense sadness that I have heard of the killing of another one of this province’s police officers. Read More