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Sustained vandalism compel Metrorail to suspend all central train services

11 December 2017

Statement by Minister Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Vandals and criminal elements have once again held thousands of commuters to ransom through their continual vandalism, cable theft, and destruction of critical rail... Read More

Minister Schafer deeply saddened by tragic passing of Westerford High learner

10 December 2017

We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Shannen Rustin, a Grade 11 learner from Westerford High School. My deepest condolences go to the Rustin family, friends and Westerford Community. Read More

Delft Pensioners To Become Homeowners

8 December 2017

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will today, Friday 08 December 2017, hand over title deeds to 55 Delft residents. Read More

Traffic Wardens - Graduation

8 December 2017

On 6 December 2017, 19 Saldanha Bay Municipality officials graduated as traffic wardens after successfully completing three weeks of training at Gene Louw Traffic College (GLTC). Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato takes 16 Days of Activism to Langa and Bonteheuwel

8 December 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Langa and Bonteheuwel   Read More

16 Days of Activism: Department welcomes stiff sentences for child killer

8 December 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development welcomes the effective 18 year prison sentence handed down on child murderer, Anthea Kleynhans. Read More

WCED to interrogate disappointing PIRLS results

7 December 2017

The latest Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) (2016) paints a shocking picture of the state of literacy in South African primary schools. While the study reveals that the Western Cape is well ahead of other provinces, we are... Read More

Avian influenza update

7 December 2017

There have been no new avian influenza infections in the Western Cape. The last case in the province was confirmed on 31 October 2017. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the last new infection at a commercial poultry farm was 18... Read More

Entrepreneurs exhibit at Ministry First Thursday

7 December 2017

Today (7 December 2017), entrepreneurs from across the Western Cape will join the Ministry of Economic Opportunities for its final First Thursday exhibition of the year. Read More

Minister Madikizela Launches R2.2 Billion Housing Project In Worcester

7 December 2017

The Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela has launched one of the Province’s biggest housing projects, the Transhex Catalytic Housing Project. The Minister attended a sod-turning ceremony in Worcester today, 7 December. Read More

16 Days of Activism: Min. joins corporates hosting a children’s charity event

7 December 2017

As part of our ongoing 16 Days of Activism commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, joined Grandwest CSI for a children’s Christmas party at the Baphumelele Children’s Home, in Khayelitsha. Read More

Proposed 4.5% average increase in motor vehicle licence fees

7 December 2017

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

Western Cape sportspeople honoured by Minister Anroux Marais

7 December 2017

WESTERN CAPE SPORTSPEOPLE HONOURED BY MINISTER MARAIS   Date: 7 December 2017 Release: Immediate   Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Delft

7 December 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign - “SPEAK OUT – BE THE VOICE OF COURAGE” to Delft   Read More

Mitigating the risk of water-related disruptions to service delivery

7 December 2017

The Western Cape Government (WCG) has taken decisive steps to mitigate the risk and potential impact of drought-related municipal water supply disruptions on its essential service delivery activities, to supplement the water supply at Read More

New Thembalethu health facility is almost complete

6 December 2017

The construction of a new community day centre in Thembalethu, George, is expected to be complete on 8 December 2017, if all goes according to plan. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Hanover Park

6 December 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign - “SPEAK OUT – BE THE VOICE OF COURAGE” to Hanover Park   Read More

Minister Madikizela to Launch R2 Billion Transhex Housing Project In Worcester

6 December 2017

Today, Thursday 7 December 2016, Provincial Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will launch the R2 billion Transhex Catalytic Housing Project with a sod-turning ceremony in Worcester. Read More

Educating communities on the importance of Sign Language

6 December 2017

The Language Unit of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sports (DCAS), in partnership with the Western Ca Read More

Joint media statement by the Western Cape Government

6 December 2017

Joint media statement by the Western Cape Government   Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato; and Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo   Date: 6 December 2017 Read More

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