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Year Beyond Programme Volunteer Applications Extended

3 November 2014

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

Western Cape Government Mourns the Death of Tinus Linee

3 November 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Department Launches Investigation into Serendipity Elder Abuse Claims

3 November 2014

The Department of Social Development has launched an investigation into the unregistered Serendipity Old Age Home, after serious allegations of elder abuse were raised. Read More

Fourteen Die on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

3 November 2014

Fourteen people, 11 of them pedestrians were killed on Western Cape roads this past weekend. Seven of the 11 pedestrians died within the Cape Town Metropolitan area, one in the Southern Cape, one in the Winelands/Overberg region and two on the West... Read More

Minister Schäfer Discourages Irresponsible Behaviour over Guy Fawkes

3 November 2014

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of EducationIt has been brought to my attention that each year there is increased absenteeism in our schools in certain Cape metropole areas around Guy Fawkes day on 5 November.   Read More

Abandoned Phillipi Toddler: Department Makes Breakthrough

3 November 2014

The Western Cape Department of Social Development has made breakthroughs in the case of a young toddler who had been found tied up and abandoned in a bush near the Marcus Garvey informal settlement in Phillipi. Read More

Minister Plato to host PNP public meeting in Grassy Park

3 November 2014

Tomorrow, 4 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Wynberg, Grassy Park, Kirstenhof, Steenberg and Diep River, in... Read More

Minister Schäfer Appeals to Grade 12s to be Mindful of Load Shedding

2 November 2014

Statement by Debbie Schafer, Western Cape Minister of Education​It has been brought to our attention that Eskom has Stage 2 load shedding planned for today and the upcoming week. Read More

Sector achievements celebrated at second Sector Connect event

31 October 2014

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, addressed members of the Western Cape’s key sectors on their importance in the province’s economy on 23 October 2014. Read More

Provincial Athletes Honoured for Their Achievements

30 October 2014

On Wednesday, 29 October 2014, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, hosted approximately 30 of the Western Cape’s most notable athletes at an event to honour their Read More

Green Conference for Public Health Facilities

30 October 2014

The Western Cape Government’s campaign to go 110% Green will get a further boost on Friday, 31 October 2014 when the Read More

The Social Work Learnership Programme

30 October 2014

In partnership with the Hugenote College and Health & Welfare Sector Education Authority (HWSETA), the Department of Social Development is offering 80 employees an opportunity to advance their studies and obtain a certificate in Social Auxiliary... Read More

Traffic Authorities Issue Warning as Pay Day Weekend Fatalities on the Rise

30 October 2014

Joint Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works, and Provincial and City Traffic Authorities Read More

Annual Report: Department of Social Development Improves Audit Results

30 October 2014

In line with the Western Cape Government outstanding set of audit results for the period 2013/2014, the Department of Social Development improved its audit outcomes, and achieved a clean audit outcome. Read More

Western Cape Government Announces Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards

29 October 2014

The Western Cape Government is pleased to announce the 2014 finalists of the Premier's Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards. Read More

Annual Report: Department of Social Development improves audit results

29 October 2014

In line with the Western Cape Government outstanding set of audit results for the period 2013/2014, the Department of Social Development improved its audit outcomes, and achieved a clean audit outcome. Read More

Gene Louw Traffic College Cares

29 October 2014

Annual Outreach Programme 2014/15 Read More

Groote Schuur and Unipalm Make a Difference for Hip and Knee Surgery

29 October 2014

There are 1200 confirmed cases of patients currently on the waiting list for hip and knee surgery in the Western Cape. Read More

Mall Robberies: Police’s Call on Public’s Assistance Proves Fruitful

29 October 2014

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

Minister Schäfer to Launch New Tool that Maps NGO Work in Western Cape Schools

29 October 2014

Tomorrow, Thursday 30 October 2014, Minister Debbie Schäfer will launch an exciting new system that has been developed to streamline the work that NGO’s are doing in our schools across the Western Cape. Read More

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