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Healthy Team Spirit Highlights West Coast Better Together Games

17 October 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the 2017 West Coast Better Together Games on 13 October at the Vredenburg Sports Grounds and Golf Club in partnership with the Sald Read More

Meeting with the MJC on the high case load experienced by FPS in the Metropole

17 October 2017

Statement by the Western Cape Government Health following the meeting with the Muslim Judicial Council on the extremely high case load experienced by Forensic Pathology Services in the Metropole Read More

Update on Agri processing and Agriculture Jobs in the Western Cape

17 October 2017

This morning (17 October 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, hosted a media briefing where he announced the latest jobs and growth numbers in the Western Cape’s agriculture and agri processing sectors. Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Update on Agri processing and agriculture jobs in the Western Cap

17 October 2017

This morning (17 October 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, hosted a media briefing where he announced the latest jobs and growth numbers in the Western Cape’s agriculture and agri processing sectors. Highlights include: Read More

Update on Agri processing and agriculture jobs in the Western Cape

17 October 2017

This morning (17 October 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, hosted a media briefing where he announced the latest jobs and growth numbers in the Western Cape’s agriculture and agri processing sectors. Highlights include: Read More

False claims involving WCG employee dismissed

17 October 2017

Today’s Cape Argus front page carries false claims. Read More

Annual Report 2016/17 - DSD receives fourth clean audit in a row

17 October 2017

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, tabled the department’s annual report for the 2016/17 financial year. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Walking Bus initiatives

16 October 2017

This week, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch Walking Busses in the communities of Hangberg, Sarepta and Fisantekraal. Read More

Minister Schäfer very pleased with drop in incidents of burglary and vandalism

16 October 2017

Incidents of burglary and vandalism during the 2017 Spring School holiday period have dropped from 22 incidents in the 2016 spring holiday to 12 incidents in the same period in 2017. Read More

Six killed on Western Cape roads

16 October 2017

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

Improving child pedestrian safety in Vredendal and Lutzville

16 October 2017

This week, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and Matzikama Municipality implemented the “Paint a Pedestrian Crossing” project at a number of primary and pre-primary schools in Vredendal and Lutzville. Read More

Western Cape celebrates World Food Day with water-wise food gardens

16 October 2017

World Food Day is celebrated globally today. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the Western Cape Department of Agriculture had hosted its World Food Day programme in Villiersdorp last week, with a focus on water-wise food gardens. Read More

City and Western Cape Government Sign Agreement To Speed Up Delivery of Housing

16 October 2017

Statement By Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela and Mayor Patricia De Lille City and Western Cape Government Sign Significant Agreement To Speed Up Delivery of Housing Opportunities Read More

Grade 12 learners begin writing 2017 NSC Examinations

13 October 2017

On Monday 16th October 2017, 8 079 candidates will begin writing the 2017 NSC, starting with Computer Applications Technology. Of these 7 807 are full time candidates and 272 are part time candidates. Read More

Update on agriculture and agri processing jobs; impact of drought on growth

13 October 2017

On Tuesday (17 October 2017), the Western Cape Government will provide an update on the status of jobs and economic growth in the agriculture and agri processing sectors. Read More

Update on Avian Influenza in the Western Cape

13 October 2017

The number of confirmed cases of avian influenza in the Western Cape has risen to 50. Since the regional outbreak was first confirmed in the province in August, 2.5 million chickens and ducks have been culled. This includes: 2.4million layer... Read More

Media Alert: New Stellenbosch BMX Track To Be Opened By Minister Marais

12 October 2017

Today, 12 October 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially open the new BMX Track facility in Stellenbosch. Read More

Architecture commendation for Whale Trail hikers’ accommodation

12 October 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has received a Cape Institute for Architecture commendation for the Noetsie hikers’ accommodation stop at the De Hoop Nature Reserve. Read More

Minister Schäfer cautions Grade 12 learners against cheating in the NSC Exams

12 October 2017

This year 51 987 full time candidates and 13 912 part-time candidates have registered for the 2017 NSC in the Western Cape. Read More

Avian influenza on the rise

12 October 2017

The number of confirmed cases of avian influenza in the Western Cape has risen to 50. Since the regional outbreak was first confirmed in the province in August, 2.5 million chickens and ducks have been culled. This includes: Read More

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