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Minister Plato condemns shooting of Mitchell’s Plain officer

7 August 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I strongly condemn the shooting of Warrant Officer Herman Prince in Mitchell’s Plain yesterday and I am relieved to learn that he is recovering in hospital. Read More

Improving Women’s Health with HPV Vaccination – On the Road to Improving Women’s

7 August 2015

Western Cape Government Health believes in the importance of improving women’s health. Therefore the second round of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination will be rolled out from 11 August to 4 September 2015. Read More

Stellenbosch Arterial Upgrades Nearing Completion

6 August 2015

Motorists who experienced traffic delays over the past two years on the Stellenbosch Arterial Road and Polkadraai Road in Kuils River will soon be breathing a sigh of relief. This R148 million road upgrading project, which started in October 2013,... Read More

Media Alert: Olympic Day Exhibition Focuses on Women in Sport

6 August 2015

On Saturday, 8 August 2015 the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting an Olympic Day Exhibition in Ladismith. This Exhibition forms part of the “Road to Rio” roadshow that started in Oudtshoorn in June this year. Read More

Khayelitsha Commission: Premier Zille and Minister Plato hold progress briefing

6 August 2015

Tomorrow, 7 August 2015, Premier Helen Zille and Minister of Community Safety Dan Plato will brief the media on progress relating to the implementation of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry’s recommendations.    Read More

Minister Grant to Officially Open Merweville Road in the Karoo

6 August 2015

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Councillor EZ Njadu, Executive Mayor of the Central Karoo District Municipality and Alderman Truman Prince, Mayor of Read More

Claims of Stellenbosch Evictions Are Wholly Inaccurate

6 August 2015

Joint Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities Read More

Red Cross Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

5 August 2015

Representatives from Hospital Management and the multi-disciplinary Breastfeeding-is-Best (BIB) team at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital celebrated World Breastfeeding Week by visiting the inpatient wards and presenting each breastfeeding... Read More

Oudtshoorn Administration

5 August 2015

The Minister of Local Government in the Western Cape, Anton Bredell, authorized by the Provincial Executive, has gazetted the notice of provincial intervention in the Oudtshoorn Municipality in terms of section 139(1)(b) of the Read More

Aspiring WC Sailors to Compete in Prestigious Yacht Race in China

5 August 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport along with Sailing South Africa, Western Cape, is sending five young sailors to compete in the 7th Read More

Regulation to Improve Enatis Communication

5 August 2015

Statement by Department of Transport on the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000 (Gazette Number 38142): Implementation of Regulation 32A Read More

Preventative Women’s Health Is Central To A Healthy Community

4 August 2015

 Today Western Government Health launches it Women's Health Awareness campaign. This campaign will emphasize the importance of Women’s Health and particularly on the services available at health facilities across the province.   Read More

New Trainees Join Gene Louw Traffic College

4 August 2015

On 3 August 2015, 51 young people started a 12-month traffic officers’ training course at the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell. Read More

Department launches Women’s Month Traffic Safety Activities

4 August 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works launched its Women’s Month traffic law enforcement and education activities in Somerset West on 4 August 2015. Read More

Keep fit, keep healthy

3 August 2015

The Western Cape on Wellness, or better known as WoW! is a provincial government project promoting a healthy lifestyle by building a culture of wellness. The project involves healthy eating and keeping fit. Read More

SAPS phone line Failures and N2 safety: Allegations need Immediate Investigation

3 August 2015

The latest allegations reported in the media that Warrant Officer Petrus Holz tried repeatedly to call the South African Police Service (SAPS) for help in the attack on the N2 that took his life, requires immediate investigation by the SAPS. Read More

International Day of Friendship

3 August 2015

International Day of Friendship: friendships help build a socially cohesive and self-reliant society Read More

Department of Social Development marks beginning of Women’s Month

3 August 2015

The month of August sees the Western Cape Government celebrate and commemorate Women’s Month. The Department of Social Development (DSD) continues to play a leading role in rendering support and empowerment services to all women in the province. Read More

Young Talent Shines at Drama Showcase in Worcester

3 August 2015

On Saturday, 1 August 2015, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Cape Winelands Drama Festival Showcase at the Worcester Town Hall. Read More

Nine Road Traffic Fatalities on Western Cape Roads

3 August 2015

On 1 and 2 August 2015, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 3 086 vehicles stopped as part of the provincial traffic services safety campaign. Read More

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