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Western Cape hotel wins top award

12 October 2017

A Western Cape hotel has been named as the country’s top Wine Country Hotel 2017 at an international travel awards ceremony. Read More

Completion expected soon on brand new R60 Million Eerste River High School

11 October 2017

Joint Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer and Minister Donald Grant Western Cape Minister of Education and Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Forensic Pathology Services in the Metropole experiencing very high case load

11 October 2017

Public Notice : 11 October 2017 Forensic Pathology Services in the Metropole experiencing very high case load Read More

National Response to Western Cape’s SANDF Request a Step in the Right Direction

11 October 2017

National Response to Western Cape’s SANDF Request a Step in the Right Direction Read More

Cape Town International Airport is Africa's best airport

11 October 2017

Cape Town International Airport has been recognised as Africa’s best. Cape Town International Airport won the award for Africa’s leading airport at the 2017 World Travel Awards Africa gala ceremony in Rwanda last night (10 October 2017). Read More

Residents in Atlantis demonstrate support for the Atlantis Special Economic Zone

11 October 2017

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Western Cape Government, City of Cape Town and GreenCape today (11 October 2017) announced that the designation of the Atlantis SEZ for Green Technology received further support from the community and... Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato continues with Youth outreaches and interventions

11 October 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato continues with Youth outreaches and interventions in Marikana, Lentegeur and Ocean View Read More

Media alert: Minister Debbie Schäfer to witness NSC pledge signing & caution NSC

11 October 2017

Tomorrow, Thursday 12th October 2017, Minister Debbie Schäfer will be visiting Intshukumo Senior Secondary School in Gugulethu to caution candidates about cheating ahead of the 2017 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations and to witness the... Read More

Ministers to visit site of Eerste River High School in Blue Downs

10 October 2017

On 10 October 2017, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, will be visiting the site of the b Read More

Ministers inspect progress on DTPW roadworks project

10 October 2017

On 9 October, Joe Maswanganyi, national Minister of Transport and Donald Grant, provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) conducted a site inspection to Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

10 October 2017

 WC Water Update – High level talks continue  The average level for dams across the Western Cape for the week starting 9 October is 36%. In the corresponding period last year, dam levels were at 63%. Read More

World Homeless Day: Department to join NGO in ‘Give Responsibly’ donation drive

10 October 2017

To mark World Homeless Day, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) will join NGO partner Al-Imdaad in donating much-needed hygiene and sanitary packs to shelters for homeless people in Elsies River. Read More

EBAT training for 11 training colleges takes place at GLTC

10 October 2017

Representatives of 11 provincial and municipal traffic training colleges recently completed two weeks of train-the-trainer training in Cape Town on Dräger evidentiary alcohol breath testing (EBAT) equipment. Read More

Fire & Flood Awareness Campaign Roadshow aims to mitigate Fire, Flood & Drought

10 October 2017

Fire & Flood Awareness Campaign Roadshow aims to mitigate Fire, Flood & Drought Risk in Vulnerable Communities in the Western Cape   Read More

WCED takes steps to protect the integrity of the 2017 NSC examinations

10 October 2017

Ensuring the integrity of the National Senior Certificate examinations is of utmost importance to the Western Cape Education Department (WCED). Read More

World Homeless Day: Department encourages public to ‘Give Responsibly’

10 October 2017

As we mark World Homeless Day, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) continues to call on the public to ‘Give Responsibly’. Read More

Completion expected soon on brand new R60 million Eerste River HS project

10 October 2017

Today, Minister Schäfer and Minister Grant visited the new Eerste River High School in Blue Downs, Cape Town. The brand new, state-of-the-art, R60 million school is fast nearing completion since construction commenced in June 2016. Read More

National Transport Minister to visit WC transport infrastructure projects

9 October 2017

Minister Maswanganyi inspects progress on million rands worth of transport infrastructure projects in Western Cape Read More

WC Cabinet to Discuss SANDF Intervention in Fight Against Gang Violence

9 October 2017

WC Cabinet to Discuss SANDF Intervention in Fight Against Gang Violence Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to engage with Hangberg, Marikana and Ocean View

9 October 2017

This week, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be engaging various communities who have recently expressed unhappiness about the scourge of crime, violence, gangs and drugs in their communities, including the broader... Read More

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