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More Than Sixty Paarl Residents To Receive Their Title Deeds

9 March 2017

Today, Friday 10 March 2017, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela, along with the Executive Mayor Conrad Poole of Drakenstein Municipality, will hand over in excess of 60 title deeds to recipients of the Drommedaris... Read More

Premier Zille to promote the Western Cape in Singapore and Japan

8 March 2017

Media statement issued by the Office of the Premier Premier Helen Zille will lead a delegation to Singapore and Japan to bolster trade and investment between the region and the Western Cape. Read More

Uxbridge level crossing incident example of reckless driving

7 March 2017

Earlier today, I was informed by Metrorail Regional Manager, Richard Walker, of an incident that occurred at Uxbridge Level Crossing (Between False Bay and Lakeside) involving a reckless driver. Read More

City youth partner with cyclists to complete Cape Town Cycle Tour

7 March 2017

Four differently-abled young people will participate in this year’s Cape Town Cycle Tour as part of an awareness drive around the importance of accessibility at major events. Read More

Michael Mapongwana CDC Maternal and Child Health Unit Opening

7 March 2017

Due to the ever increasing number of patients, space constraints and less than desirable working conditions, the Western Cape Government Health decided to upgrade the Maternity Health Unit at Michael Mapongwana Community Day Centre. Read More

MEC to seek answers on Social Grants crisis at national meeting tomorrow

6 March 2017

Western Cape MEC of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will tomorrow seek direct assurances from Minister Bathabile Dlamini, following the chaotic handling of the looming social grants payment deadline. Read More

Joe Slovo Housing Project Stakeholders Sign Commitment to Fast-Track Project

6 March 2017

On Wednesday, 01 March, the Provincial Department of Human Settlements and relevant stakeholders signed documents to commit to fast-tracking the remainder of the N2 Gateway, Joe Slovo Phase 3, housing project to completion. Read More

First weekend of March sees five lives lost on our roads

6 March 2017

According to a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services, five fatalities were recorded on Western Cape roads this past weekend. Read More

Employment Accessibility for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities a Necessity

3 March 2017

Although regulation promotes equal employment opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities, these opportunities remain limited.  Read More

Media Statement: We Reject Independent Media's Distorted Reporting

3 March 2017

We Reject Independent Media's Distorted Reporting Read More

Oral History Initiative Launched in Hangberg

3 March 2017

Located on the mountain slopes between the Sentinel Peak and the Hout Bay Harbour lies Hangberg, known for its rich fishing history. Read More

Meet the new Eden District Health Council

2 March 2017

The newly elected District Health Council for the Eden district held their first meeting in George on 24 February 2017. One of the main functions of the Council, appointed by the Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr. Read More

Metro athletes honoured at Cape Town Sport Awards

2 March 2017

On Wednesday, 1 March 2017 the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with the Cape Town Sport Council and the City of Cape Town< Read More

Pegas Nonwovens Invests R1.3 Billion in the Western Cape

1 March 2017

Pegas Nonwovens Invests R1.3 Billion in the Western Cape Read More