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Christmas Comes Early As Visually Impaired Granny Takes Occupation of Her Home

8 December 2016

The Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will on Thursday, 08 December 2016 hand over a house in Delft to visually impaired Ms Nozolile Qoboza aged 60. The house forms part of the Department’s Delft Symphony Infill Sites... Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

8 December 2016

7 December 2016  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  Provincial intervention in Kannaland Municipality Read More

New primary school for Tulbagh

8 December 2016

After 15 months of construction, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and Western Cape Education Department (WCED) are proud to announce that the new R71 million primar Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Atlantis

8 December 2016

Today, Thursday 8 December 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Western Cape Department of Community Safety’s 16 Days of Activism Campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children to Avondale, Atlantis. Read More

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: WCG prioritises youth this festive season

8 December 2016

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato Date: 8 December 2016 Read More

Cultural Facility Recycles Mattresses To Haven Night Shelter

7 December 2016

On 5 December 2016, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais donated 150 mattresses from the Melkbos Cultural Facility to the Read More

N2 roadworks are 64% complete

7 December 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate 7 km of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Rd and the R300, and to add a third lane in both directions, is 64% complete. Read More

16 Days of Activism - Mitchells Plain fathers & daughters to join MEC Fritz

7 December 2016

Tomorrow, as part of our 16 Days of Activism Against Women & Child Abuse campaign, the Western Cape MEC for Social Development, Albert Fritz, will host fathers and their daughters for an anti-violence dialogue session in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Wheelchair Challenge Highlights Progress Towards An Inclusive City

7 December 2016

Yesterday, 6 December 2016, Minister Anroux Marais and Cllr Anda Ntsodo, MAYCO Member for Community Services, took up a challenge to join a wheelchair bound athlete for a stroll through the City of Cape Town. Read More

Traffic officer students to support festive season law enforcement

7 December 2016

On 12 December 2016, a total of 20 traffic officer students will be deployed at various Western Cape traffic centres to gain practical experience during December and January. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Joe Slovo Park

7 December 2016

Today, Wednesday 7 December 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Western Cape Department of Community Safety’s 16 Days of Activism Campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children to Joe Slovo Park, Milnerton. Read More

Overberg District Safety Plan festive season launch

7 December 2016

The festive season activities of the pilot Overberg District Safety Plan (DSP) will be announced in Caledon on 9 December 2016. Read More

Keep Toy Safety in mind this Holiday Season

7 December 2016

Toys are important in helping children learn and develop, but can also cause injuries, some of which can be fatal.  Read More

International Day of Persons with Disability: MEC joins NGOs at demonstration

6 December 2016

On International Day of Persons with Disability, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, joined a disability awareness demonstration at Cape Town Station. The event also marked the end of National Disability Awareness Month. Read More

Physically Disabled Heidelberg Residents to Spend Christmas In New Homes

6 December 2016

On Tuesday, 6 December 2016 the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Mr Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over more than 120 (one hundred and twenty houses) in Heidelberg, in the Hessequa Municipal area. Read More

MEC Fritz warns against Christmas SASSA scammer

6 December 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, calls on all social grant recipients never to divulge their social grant details or pin numbers, whether over the phone or email, to anybody claiming to be from the South African Social... Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Delft

6 December 2016

Today, Tuesday 6 December 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Western Cape Department of Community Safety’s 16 Days of Activism Campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children to Leiden, Delft. Read More

Provisional Western Cape Municipal Audit Outcomes shows further improvement

5 December 2016

Western Cape Provisional Municipal Audit Report shows Western Cape municipalities continue the upward trend towards good governance  Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Samora Machel

5 December 2016

Today, Monday 5 December 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Western Cape Department of Community Safety’s 16 Days of Activism Campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children to Samora Machel, Nyanga. Read More

Fire awareness campaign begins

5 December 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has partnered with Working on Fire (WOF) to raise awareness during December 2016 about the dangers of fire. Read More

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