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Dagga ECD: DSD moves children from unregistered facility

9 June 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) welcomes the arrest by the South African Police Services (SAPS) of a suspected drug peddler operating from an unregistered Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre in Seawinds. Read More

Update on roadworks between Ashton and Montagu

9 June 2016

A plan is in place to make up for lost time on a 36-month Department of Transport and Public Works contract to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

People living with disabilities in Khayelitsha to be visited by Minister Fritz

9 June 2016

Today, as part of our ongoing campaign to raise awareness on issues affecting the disabled community, Minister Albert Fritz will visit six families living with persons with disabilities in Khayelitsha. Local community activists requested Minister... Read More

Quarterly Crime announcement welcomed by Minister Plato

9 June 2016

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

Media Alert: Velddrif Kick-boxing club to receive new equipment

9 June 2016

On 10 and 11 June 2016, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with The Sports Trust, will hand over equipment to a kick-boxing club in Velddrif. This is part of the Western Cape Government’s ongoing programme to keep... Read More

Growing the voice of communities in the Western Cape health system

9 June 2016

This speech was delivered by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, the Western Cape Minister of Health, during the consideration of the Western Cape Health Facility Boards and Committees Bill in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Madam Speaker, Read More

Brand new R47 million Sinenjongo High School nearing completion

9 June 2016

Joint statement by Minister Debbie Schafer and Minister Donald Grant Western Cape Minister of Education and Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Plato hosts Worcester PNP consultation

9 June 2016

Tomorrow, Friday 10 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will host the Policing Needs and Priorities determination consultation sessions for the Worcester policing cluster. Read More

Expect delays on R305 between Stilbaai and the N2

8 June 2016

Motorists travelling on R305 between Stilbaai and the N2 can expect delays when the first stop/go lane closure starts this week for construction work to take place. The second lane closure should start in two or three weeks’ time.  Read More

Minister Plato launches Walking Bus in Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain

8 June 2016

Today, Wednesday 8 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain. Read More

Ministers to visit site of brand new Sinenjongo High School in Milnerton

8 June 2016

Tomorrow (9 June 2016), Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Debbie Schäfer,  Minister of Education, will be visiting the site of t Read More

Minister Plato launches Walking Bus in Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain

7 June 2016

Tomorrow, Wednesday 8 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain. Read More

World-first Apple Training Centre for the blind launch addressed by MEC Fritz

7 June 2016

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today attended the launch of the worlds-first Apple Training Centre for the blind in Worcester. Read More

Eleven killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

6 June 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that 11 road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Modern Technology Training Centre for the blind to be launched by Minister Fritz

6 June 2016

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will address the launch of the world-first Kaleidoscope Modern technology Training Centre for the blind in Worcester. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Welcome Beneficiaries in Thembelihle, Pelican Park, Cape

6 June 2016

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Mr Bonginkosi Madikizela will on Tuesday 7 June 2016 hold an official housing handover ceremony for the beneficiaries of the Thembelihle housing project in Pelican Park, Cape Town. Read More

New WHO Wheelchair Training Package to be piloted in Western Cape

6 June 2016

The publication of wheelchair guidelines and a series of Wheelchair Service Training Packages (WSTP) by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has been a turning point in raising awareness and improving access to appropriate wheelchairs globally. Read More

Youth unite to make Western Cape roads safer

6 June 2016

Youth agreed to stand united to help end the carnage on the province’s roads at the inaugural Western Cape Youth Road Safety Summit in Cape Town over the weekend. Read More

African Horse Sickness Update

6 June 2016

Testing is ongoing after an initial outbreak of African Horse Sickness in the Boland area in April this year.Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said 21 horses on eight properties have tested positive since the detection of the first... Read More

Minister Plato to handover Safety Kiosks to Cape Town CCID

6 June 2016

On Monday, 6 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand over a Safety Kiosks to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID) at the entrance to The Company’s Garden. Read More

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