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Stabbed 2 year-old: Department welcomes arrest of suspect

14 February 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) welcomes the arrest of the woman alleged to have stabbed her 2 year-old son in the neck. Read More

Western Cape residents to use digital game to drive social change

14 February 2017

A digital game competition is set to give Western Cape residents the opportunity to drive social change in their communities. Read More

What is mealses - FAQ

14 February 2017

Almost teh world over people know that measles is an infectious illness and that one needs to be vaccinated - Do you have more questions? Have a look at the FAQ, for your convienience it is available in all 3 languages. Read More

Agriculture jobs in the Western Cape grow by 17%

14 February 2017

Jobs in the Western Cape’s agriculture sector have increased by 17%, according to the latest figures from Statistics South Africa. Read More

N2 roadworks are 69% complete

13 February 2017

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 69% complete. Read More

Five fatalities on Western Cape roads

13 February 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that five road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Departments Youth Excellence Awards winners start training programme

13 February 2017

Today, 21 organizations focused on youth development will begin the ABSA Emerging Business Management Course. The organizations were all previously honoured at last year’s Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards. Read More

DCAS Participates in 27th Anniversary of Madiba’s Release from Prison

13 February 2017

On 11 February 2017 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officiated at the symbolic 27 for Freedom race in Paarl. Read More

Electrical services installation in Montagu

10 February 2017

Good progress has been made on a 36-month Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) contract to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

DSD essential services to continue amid strike action

10 February 2017

The Department of Social Development notes the one day national industrial action by social services professionals set to take place on Friday, 10 February by NEHAWU and other trade unions. Services at DSD local offices may be affected. Read More

Department to probe claims of child-abuse at Mannenberg ECD

10 February 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) will revisit the Jewel Educare, an Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre in Mannenberg, with a police escort if needs be. Read More

Closure of Du Toit Street at Lower Water Bridge

9 February 2017

Good progress has been made on a 36-month Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) contract to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

Residents To Have Say On Proposed Madiba Statue

8 February 2017

Residents have been invited to have their say on the proposed Madiba statue at City Hall. Read More

Residents to have say on proposed Madiba statue

8 February 2017

Residents have been invited to have their say on the proposed Madiba statue at City Hall. Read More

Hundreds of new users connect to Western Cape Wi-Fi each day

7 February 2017

The Western Cape’s public Wi-Fi network is adding 250 new users a day as the service continues to expand. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, today (7 February 2017) provided an update on the Western Cape Government and Neotel’s public... Read More

Horse exports set for European Union

6 February 2017

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said a fresh consignment of horses was set for export to the European Union, via Mauritius. Read More

Civil engineering graduates join departmental development programme

6 February 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is delighted to welcome ten civil engineering graduates into its 2017 Professional Development Programme (PDP). Read More

Four fatalities on Western Cape roads

6 February 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that four road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Emergency Healthcare Service (24 hours) Offered at Du Noon CHC

6 February 2017

The Du Noon Community Health Centre (CHC) which has been providing a healthcare service since December 2014 and is situated in Potsdam Road, Killarney Gardens, is officially offering a 24 hour emergency service as of Monday 6 February 2017 to an... Read More

Elderly and Special Needs Residents Receive Homes in Zwelihle, Hermanus

6 February 2017

The Minister of Western Cape Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, along with the Executive Mayor of the Overstrand Municipality, Alderman Rudolph Smith, will on Tuesday 07 February 2017, hand over houses to three elderly and special needs... Read More

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