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Physically Disabled Will Be In The Spotlight In The Oudtshoorn Housing Handover

14 November 2016

Tomorrow 15 November 2016 the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Mr Bonginkosi Madikizela will handover more than fifty houses in Bongolethu, in Oudtshoorn. Read More

Business support centre to be launched in Mitchells Plain

13 November 2016

Tomorrow, (Monday, 14 November 2016) Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will deliver the keynote address at the launch of a business support centre in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Delft Residents Take Ownership of Their Homes

11 November 2016

Happiness reined over the Delft Community Hall on Thursday, 10 November 2016, when 100 residents received their title deeds from the Provincial Minister of Human Settlements, Mr Bonginkosi Madikizela. Read More

South Africa announced as top outsourcing destination

11 November 2016

South Africa has been announced as the world’s top offshoring destination. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said South Africa was named Best Offshoring Destination at the Global Sourcing Association Awards, hosted in London last... Read More

Western Cape Pharmacist Gets Top Award

11 November 2016

Pharmacists play a major role in ensuring that patients receive the correct medication prescribed by a doctor for their health and wellbeing.  They must use their extensive knowledge of drug dosage, regulation, allergens and chemical reactions for... Read More

Soccer kit donated by MEC Fritz to Khayelitsha soccer team

10 November 2016

Yesterday, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, donated 20 soccer kits to a local Khayelitsha soccer team. Read More

Local environment preserved in R240 million Hemel en Aarde Road upgrade

10 November 2016

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Good progress on new George Transport Hub

9 November 2016

The construction of the new R15 million George Transport Hub on the Cradock Street horseshoe is progressing well. Bus commuters can look forward to a modern, user- and environment-friendly facility once this project reaches practical completion in... Read More

100 Delft Residents Take Ownership of Their Homes

9 November 2016

On Thursday, 10 November 2016, 100 Delft residents will receive title deeds from Western Cape Department Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela. Read More

Minister Grant to officially open Hemel en Aarde Road

9 November 2016

Tomorrow, 10 November 2016, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Executive Mayor of the Overstrand Municipality, Mr Rudolph Smith, will officially open the newly upgraded R240 million Hemel en Aarde Road between Hermanus and... Read More

Soccer kit to be donated to Khayelitsha soccer team by MEC Fritz

8 November 2016

Tomorrow, Western Cape MEC for Social Development, Albert Fritz, will donate soccer kit to a local soccer team in Khayelitsha. Read More

Media Statement: Leadership Excellence in After School Programming Awarded

8 November 2016

On Friday 4 November the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs and Sport, Ministers Schäfer and Marais, presented a new award at the provincial ceremony of the national teachers awards, titled Leadership Excellence in After School programming.  Read More

EPWP Heritage Guides Introduce Learners To Dairy Products

8 November 2016

From 12 to 21 October 2016, museum educator Brenda Matsau and the heritage guides, trained through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), gave dairy demonstrations to learners from 13 differ Read More

A massive 43 paediatric surgeries scheduled for Tygerberg Academic Hospital

8 November 2016

Smile Foundation’s recognised national surgical initiative, Smile Week, has grown beyond just providing reconstructive surgery for facial anomalies; today it also provides highly specialised surgical interventions, for a range of conditions... Read More

Drought relief welcomed

8 November 2016

Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities We welcome the R12 million allocation from the National Government for drought relief, to be used to provide fodder for animals. Read More

Red Cross Celebrates Nurse of the Year at Nursing Excellence Awards

8 November 2016

Sister Jane Booth, Paediatric Nursing Specialist at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, was recently awarded the 2016 Nurse of the Year at the Hospital’s eight annual Nursing Excellence Awards, in recognition of her outstanding service to... Read More

Media Alert: Indoni Dance Group Welcomed Home By Minister Marais

7 November 2016


Six fatalities on Western Cape roads

7 November 2016

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations Read More

Annual Client Satisfaction Survey - Mbombo visits Tygerberg Hospital

7 November 2016

Today, 07 November 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, oversaw the administration of the Department’s annual client satisfaction survey during a visit to Tygerberg Hospital. Read More