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Department to support family and children of murdered De Doorns woman

7 September 2017

Social workers from the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) are rendering trauma counselling and child protection services to the family of murdered 25 year-old Lorina van Wyk. Read More

Update on Avian Influenza in the Western Cape

7 September 2017

Today, 7 September 2017, Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities and the state vet team briefed media on the current regional outbreak of avian influenza in the province. Highlights include: 17 cases confirmed Read More

Minister Madikizela to embark on Affordable Housing Roadshow across the W/Cape

6 September 2017

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow be at Mossel Bay Municipality on the Affordable Housing Roadshow. Read More

Minister Fritz engages rural youth on development, substance abuse and anti-FASD

6 September 2017

In preparation for International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day this weekend, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, has embarked on a two-day youth development outreach in the Eden Karoo region. Read More

Premier Zille Leads Thailand and Vietnam Trade Mission

6 September 2017

Premier Zille Leads Thailand and Vietnam Trade Mission Read More

Tourism month Launches with Water Savings Focus

6 September 2017

A Western Cape hotel group has reduced its water consumption by more than 17% over the past year.   Read More

First Thursday's Tourism Month exhibition

6 September 2017

Tomorrow (7 September 2017), some of the Western Cape’s world-class tourism products will be showcased at the Ministry of Economic Opportunities First Thursday. Read More

Major N1 upgrade project is progressing well

5 September 2017

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade 9 km of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is 38% complete. Read More

Tourism month launches with water savings focus

5 September 2017

A Western Cape hotel group has reduced its water consumption by more than 17% over the past year. Read More

R2 Billion Project Will Address Affordable Housing, Students, BNG and Vetrans'

5 September 2017

Today, 4 September 2017, Human Settlements Minister  Bonginkosi Madikizela launched the  R1.8 billion Belhar CBD housing project, during a sod turning ceremony. Read More

Minister Madikizela launches Belle Vue Affordable Housing Project in Blue Downs

4 September 2017

On Thursday, 31 August 2017, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela launched the Belle Vue affordable housing project in Blue Downs with a sod turning ceremony. Read More

Minister Madikizela To Embark on Affordable Housing Roadshow Across The Western

4 September 2017

During the month of September, Western Cape Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela will embark on an Affordable Housing roadshow across the province where he will participate in workshops targeted at the GAP market. Read More

Tourism month in the Western Cape launches with water-savings focus

4 September 2017

Today(4 September 2017) Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, kicks off his Tourism Month programme. Minister Winde and Anton Bredell, Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, will focus on water... Read More

Alcohol Harms Reduction White Paper published

4 September 2017

The Western Cape Government’s Alcohol Harms Reduction Policy White Paper is now complete, following the approval of the Provincial Cabinet.  The Policy guides the government’s approach to the regulation of alcohol in the province. Aspects of this... Read More

Minister Madikizela to Launch Multimillion Affordable Housing Project in Belhar

4 September 2017

Today, Monday 04 September 2017, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will launch the multimillion rand Belhar Housing Project with a sod turning ceremony. Read More

Ministers Fritz and Madikizela to visit home of abandoned disabled Gugulethu man

4 September 2017

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, joined by the Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will visit the home of a disabled Gugulethu man who has been abandoned by family. Social workers are currently... Read More

Department to intervene in case of abandoned disabled Gugulethu man

4 September 2017

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz and Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, visited the home of a profoundly intellectually disabled and epileptic 38 year-old man in Gugulethu. Read More

11 die on Western Cape roads

4 September 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that 11 people died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Media Release: Minister creates awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder

4 September 2017

Minister Mbombo creates awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) On Monday, 4 September, Western Cape Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo together with our NPO partner, Early Years Services, Read More

Tourism month in the Western Cape launches with water-savings focus

3 September 2017

September is Tourism Month. Tomorrow (4 September 2017) Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, kicks off his programme for the month. Read More

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