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Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela to deliver Departmental Budget Vote Speech

26 March 2018

On Wednesday 28 March 2018, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will deliver his departmental Budget Speech for the Department of Human Settlements, in which he will highlight the budget priorities and allocation of... Read More

Stop/ go on R341 between Oudtshoorn and De Rust

26 March 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works regrets to advise that stop/ go controls will be in place on two sections of the R341 between Oudtshoorn and De Rust. Read More

SGB Elections 2018: Minister Schafer highlights importance of handover process

26 March 2018

The South African Schools Act (SASA), 1996 (Act 84 of 1996) gives governing bodies considerable powers to govern schools as part of the key structures of our democracy. Read More

Department continues roll-out of district safety plans ahead of Easter

22 March 2018

Following the success of the Caledon District Safety Plan (DSP), the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and its partners are piloting a Metro DSP in Khayelitsha and Lingelethu West (KLW). Read More

Media Release: Cape Town International Airport wins best airport in Africa award

22 March 2018

Cape Town International Airport has won the Skytrax award for best airport in Africa Read More

Statement: Status update on Western Cape Municipalities

20 March 2018

20 March 2018 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell Status of Western Cape Municipalities Read More

Update on Ashton-Montagu road project

16 March 2018

A plan is in place to make up for lost time on a Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) contract to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

Beaufort West Hillside Clinic completed

16 March 2018

To help give effect to PSG1 “Creating opportunities for growth and jobs”, and in support of the Western Cape Government’s Green Economy mandate, the Chief Directorate: Health Infrastructure of the Read More

Helen Bowden site unlawful occupation may hinder development of social housing

15 March 2018

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

DSD to expand own services in Lavender Hill area and surrounds

15 March 2018

The Department of Social Development will from 1 April 2018 render all child care and protection services, previously provided by the Cape Flats Development Association (CAFDA) from its Retreat local office. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to accredit 7 new Neighbourhood Watch structures

15 March 2018

Tonight, Thursday 15 March 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially award accreditation to 7 new Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) structures for the greater Oudtshoorn area, in Oudtshoorn. Read More

Western Cape shows positive business confidence sentiment

14 March 2018

Bureau for Economic Research data shows confidence in the economy is growing Read More

Arts Week invests in young leaders

14 March 2018

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, (DCAS) in partnership with the Drakenstein Municipality and the nati Read More

MEC launches ECD Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign

14 March 2018

Today, the Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz, launched the Department’s ECD Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign by handing over 30 hygiene packs to the Teddy’s Den Creche in Rugby. Read More

Minister to launch Hygiene & Drought Awareness Campaign at ECDs

14 March 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development will launch the Department’s ECD Hygiene & Drought campaign at the Teddy’s Den Crèche in Rugby, near Milnerton. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to bid farewell to first Indian Navy Women's crew

14 March 2018

Tomorrow, 14 March 2018, Minister Anroux Marais will bid farewell to the Indian Navy’s 6 female officers as they depart for the final leg of their maiden circumnavigation. Read More

Construction on track for brand new water-wise R64 million HS in Kraaifontein

13 March 2018

Today, Minister Schäfer and Minister Grant visited the site for the new Kraaifontein High School. The brand new, state-of-the-art, R64 million school is making excellent progress during construction, as it approches full completion which is expected... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato establishes safety initiatives in Saldanha Bay

13 March 2018

Tonight and tomorrow, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will establish and equip essential safety structures in Saldanha Bay. Read More

Construction on track for brand new water-wise high school in Kraaifontein

13 March 2018

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

Media Alert: MInisters Grant and Schäfer to visit site of new Kraaifontein HS

12 March 2018

Tomorrow, Tuesday 13th March 2018, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, will be visiting the site of the brand new Kraaifontein High School in Blue Downs. Read More

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