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Update on emergency intervention to increase water supply to Cape Town

3 August 2017

The Western Cape Government will conduct a site visit to the Leeu River Diversion Weir which diverts water to the Voelvlei Dam, where emergency maintenance work will be done to increase water supply to the Cape Town water supply system. Read More

ANC’s Shameful Politicking on Serious Issue of Child Murders

3 August 2017

ANC’s Shameful Politicking on Serious Issue of Child Murders Read More

Response to Grootkraal Judgment

3 August 2017

I have now had the opportunity to study the Grootkraal Judgment (24611/2011) and consult with my Legal Counsel. Read More

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato hosts Paarl East PNP session consultation

3 August 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Paarl East Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation session   Read More

Department condemns alleged rape of 6 year-old Bonteheuwel girl

2 August 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has sent social workers to the family of a 6 year-old Bonteheuwel girl, who was allegedly raped by a 53 year-old man. Social workers will provide counselling to the victim, and ongoing psycho-... Read More

Atlantis SEZ to position region as green economy hub

2 August 2017

The Western Cape’s bid to establish Atlantis as a hub for the green tech sector will be up for public participation shortly. Read More

Tragic Accident involving National Education Standing Committee Members

2 August 2017

It with shock and sadness that I have heard that four Members of the National Assembly who were visiting schools in the Western Cape as part of their oversight role as the Education Portfolio Committee, were involved in a tragic car accident near... Read More

Minister Grant extends condolences to family of MP who died in crash near Paarl

2 August 2017

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

Economic outlook for SA agriculture to be released this week

2 August 2017

The latest economic outlook for South Africa’s agriculture sector will be released this week. The Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy’s (BFAP) Baseline 2017-2026, which is co-funded by the Western Cape Department of Agriculture, will be... Read More

Western Cape Youth With a Desire to Improve Society Join TYPP

2 August 2017

On 23 July 2017, 33 youth of the Western Cape were welcomed into The Young Patriots Programme (TYPP) in Gauteng. Read More

Cape Town Sport Awards Honours Sporting Triumphs

1 August 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), the Cape Town Sport Council and the City of Cape Town (CoCT) hosted the C Read More

First Thursday to showcase tech developments in agriculture

1 August 2017

The use of drone technology to conserve water in the agriculture sector is one development which will be showcased this First Thursday at the Ministry of Economic Opportunities. Read More

MINISTER VISITS MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT AND TAXI PASSENGER INVOLVED IN ACCIDENT

1 August 2017

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MBOMBO VISITS MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT AND TAXI PASSENGER INVOLVED IN CAR ACCIDENT Read More

Department condemns murder of 5 year old Kaithlyn Wilson & will support family

1 August 2017

I condemn the murder of 5 year-old Kaithlyn Wilson from Bloedrivier, Riebeek West in the strongest terms possible. This is a tragic start to Women’s Month, and shines a spotlight on the dangers faced by women and the girl-child. Read More

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