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Western Cape 2017 NSC pass rate increases to 84.3% after Supplementary Exams

24 May 2018

The Western Cape 2017 NSC pass rate has increased from 82.8% to 84.3% following the completion of the Supplementary Examinations. Candidates who qualified to write the supplementary examinations did so in February and March this year. Read More

Premier Zille to Address Africa Day Celebrations

24 May 2018

Premier Zille to Address Africa Day Celebrations Read More

Enforcement unit on the way to protect Metrorail commuters and infrastructure

24 May 2018

The City of Cape Town, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), and the Western Cape Government signed a memorandum of agreement which will see the formation of a dedicated enforcement unit to focus on the safety and security of Metrorail... Read More

MEC Robbery Matter: Accused abandons plea agreement, opts for trial

24 May 2018

The armed robbery case involving the Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz has been postponed to 30 May. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato launches Philippi East Walking Bus initiative

24 May 2018

Tomorrow, Friday 25 May 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Philippi East. Read More

Chrysalis Academy scores accreditation status with SETA

24 May 2018

On Thursday, 24 May 2018, Chrysalis Academy announced the institution’s success on acquiring recognition to offer the National Certificate in Youth Development (Qualification ID Number: 57427) from the Education, training and Development Practices... Read More

Minister Madikizela To Visit Lotus River Informal Settlements

22 May 2018

Today, Tuesday 22 May 2018, Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will visit informal settlements in Lotus River to see for himself the conditions of people living in these settlements. Read More

STATEMENT: Minister welcomes best municipality reports, clarifies administration

22 May 2018

Minister welcomes best municipality reports, clarifies administration comments 22 May 2018 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

Minister Grant officially opens R207 million N2 upgrade project

22 May 2018

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

Fire at De La Bat School for the Deaf

22 May 2018

Late on Monday afternoon at around 15h00, the junior boys' hostel at De La Bat School for the Deaf in Worcester was extensively damaged in a fire. Read More

Minister to visit Amy Biehl Foundation to view youth development initiatives

22 May 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will visit the Amy Biehl Foundation, to view its youth development initiatives. The Department continues to partner with organizations that render services and expand... Read More

Minister tours Amy Foundation youth development projects

22 May 2018

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, paid a courtesy visit to the newly renamed Amy Foundation (formerly Amy Biehl) in Athlone. Read More

Minister Madikizela Remains Committed To Resolve Plight of Hermanus Backyarders

21 May 2018

Since the recent land protests in Zwelihle, Hermanus, the Department of Human Settlements has begun a process of land identification which will benefit backyarders in the area. Read More

The Department of Human Settlements Condemns Parkwood Protest

21 May 2018

The Department of Human Settlements strongly condemns the violent protest which erupted in Parkwood this morning. While we respect the people’s right to protest, violence and destruction cannot be tolerated. Read More

Western Cape Health MEC responds to EFF Health demands

21 May 2018


MEC deeply concerned about allegations of sexual misconduct at Equal Education

21 May 2018

Over the past week, allegations of sexual harassment have been made against three Equal Education (EE) employees: General Secretary, Tshepo Motsepe - who I believe recently resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment of female staffers - Luyolo... Read More

Best of DCAS winners crowned

21 May 2018

On 27 April 2018, Team Determine with their play “Honestly, Ek verstaan jou nie” was named as the best production in the Best of DCAS drama Finale for 2017/18. Read More

Media Release: Women encouraged to enter agricultural entrepreneur awards.

21 May 2018

Western Cape women working in agriculture are encouraged to enter the Female Entrepreneur Awards, which celebrate excellence in this field.   Entries for the awards close on 31 May 2018.   Read More

Super Hero Smiles gee rede om te glimlag

17 May 2018

’n Tandheelkunde program gemik op kleuters, Super Hero Smiles, wat twee jaar gelede geloods is in die Beaufort-Wes sub-distrik, werp vrugte af. Read More

Taking Budget to the People Central Karoo Region

16 May 2018