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Update on Chapman's Peak Drive roadworks

13 November 2017

Roadworks on Chapman’s Peak Drive from the Hout Bay end to Lookout Point are progressing well. Another five or six days of full road closures will take place over the next two weeks. Read More

Media Release: Whole-of-society must play a part in EMS safety

10 November 2017

Today Minister Dr. Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister Dan Plato and Alderman JP Smith outlined key interventions to improve safety for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) staff. Read More

US Government awards R10m grant to grow cleaner energy in Western Cape

10 November 2017

The Western Cape Government’s bid to secure cleaner forms of energy received a boost due to a R10 million grant from the United States Government through its Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). Read More

Human Settlements Scoops Best Performing Province of the Year in National Awards

10 November 2017

Western Cape Human Settlements scoops Best Performing Province of the Year in National Awards Read More

Media Alert: Min Marais promotes Sport Development in Drakenstein and Robertson

9 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO PROMOTE SPORT DEVELOPMENT IN DRAKENSTEIN AND ROBERTSON Read More

Western Cape Provincial Treasury presents the Revenue Management Master Class

8 November 2017

Western Cape Provincial Treasury presents the Revenue Management Master Class 2017 Read More

No new avian influenza infections in the Western Cape

8 November 2017

There have been no new confirmed avian influenza infections. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, has announced that there have been no new reported infections in the Western Cape this past week, signalling a possible positive turning... Read More

The Department Wishes Provincial Winners Well In The National Govan Mbeki Awards

8 November 2017

On Thursday, 09 November 2017, the National Department of Human Settlements will host the 2017 National Govan Mbeki Awards at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Read More

SA Post Office and SASSA agreement cautiously welcomed by province

8 November 2017

I cautiously welcome news that the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the South African Post Office (SAPO) will come to an agreement on the payment of social grants. Read More

Speedy emergency repairs to damaged schools

7 November 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) expresses its sincere appreciation to the Education Infrastructure Emergency Maintenance Delivery unit for taking rapid action to ensure that storm damage to schools has been Read More

Minister Schafer pleased with progress as NSC candidates reach the halfway mark

7 November 2017

NSC Candidates have now entered the fourth week of the exams, with 14 644 writing Physical Sciences Paper 2 (Chemistry) yesterday (Monday, 6 November). Today 10 697 candidates will write Economics Paper 2, with 99 candidates writing Sesotho Home... Read More

Press Release: Cecilia Makiwane Awards 2017

7 November 2017

The Western Cape Government Health (WCGH) hosted its annual Provincial Cecilia Makiwane Nurse's Recognition Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, 7 November 2017 at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West. Read More

Winners of the After School Leadership Excellence Award Announced

6 November 2017

Winners of the After School Leadership Excellence Award Announced Read More

Eight people killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

6 November 2017

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

Western Cape Top Teachers Awards - 3rd November 2017

5 November 2017

It gives me great pleasure to join you all once again this evening, at the 18th Annual Provincial Teaching Awards Ceremony, to celebrate and recognise the achievements of our educators in the Province. Read More

UK trade mission to focus on tourism; Halal investment promotion

5 November 2017

Boosting United Kingdom tourism arrivals to the Western Cape, and the promotion of the province’s Halal industry are the key priorities of Minister Alan Winde’s UK trade mission this week. Read More

Watching Briefs Receives Commendation Honour At Impumelelo Awards

4 November 2017

The Court Watching briefs initiative walked away with the distinguished certificate of Commendation, in recognition of its good work, at this year’s 17th annual Impumelelo Awards ceremony. Read More

Roadworks begin on the R45 between Paarl and Malmesbury

3 November 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started maintenance work on the R45 between Paarl and Malmesbury. This R32 million project is expected to have been completed in mid-2018. Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Annual Report: 8th clean audit

3 November 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Annual Report: 8th clean audit allows for continued safety investment into communities   Date: 3 November 2017 Read More

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato hosts Youth focussed religious leaders’ safety outreach

3 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Youth focussed religious leaders’ safety outreach in Langa Read More

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