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Repairs at Knysna High School Hostel

27 June 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started refurbishing the Knysna High School boarding hostel which was damaged by fire in June 2017. Read More

Media Alert: New Spokesperson for Minister of Health

27 June 2019

As of today, 27 June 2019, the Spokesperson for the Minister of Health, Dr. Nomafrench Mbombo, will be Ms Nomawethu Sbukwana. She can be reached on: Cell: 083 893 5200 Read More

Min. Fernandez calls on society to assist in our fight against substance abuse

26 June 2019

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) calls on society to assist in our fight against substance abuse, as we Read More

Minister Fritz to urgently meet with WC Safety Role-players on Gang Violence

26 June 2019

Press conference: Minister Fritz to urgently meet with WC Safety Role-players on Gang Violence and Crime Read More

Media Release: Minister Fritz to visit Youth Safety Holiday Programme

26 June 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be visiting the Youth Safety and Religious Programme (YSRP) hosted by the A.G.S Kerk van Suid Afrika at the Strandfontein Community Hall. Read More

National and provincial government must work together to solve Metrorail issues

25 June 2019

The Western Cape Government is pleased that national Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula is taking the concerns of Western Cape residents seriously, and investigating the commuter rail service, but is disappointed that he did not seek Read More

Napier school gets new junior traffic training centre

24 June 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works and the Cape Agulhas Municipality launched the new junior traffic training centre (JTTC) at the Protea Primary School in Read More

Media Release: Minister Albert Fritz meets Minister Bheki Cele

21 June 2019

The Minister for Community Safety in the Western Cape, Adv. Read More

Western Cape NSC Candidates attend Grade 12 Winter Schools across the province

20 June 2019

With 125 days to go to the start of the 2019 NSC examinations, the next five months are the most important time in a learner’s school career.  Read More

Youth Safety Religious Programme June 2019

20 June 2019

The Department of Community Safety’s Youth Safety and Religious Programme officially launched on Monday, 17 June 2019 and will continue up until Friday, 5 July 2019. Read More

Belhar CBD Housing Development Project A Model For Future Projects

19 June 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, lent a helping hand as a painter at the Western Cape’s flagship human settlement development project. Read More

Minister Simmers To Become Construction Worker In Belhar

19 June 2019

Today, 19 June 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will lend a hand at one our flagship sites, the Belhar CBD Housing Development project. This initiative follows Minister’s recent visits to various projects across the Metro. Read More

Road projects in the Langeberg area

19 June 2019

A major road upgrade project (Contract C818) from Ashton to Montagu through Cogmanskloof has been underway for over three years. Another road construction project at Bonnievale (Contract C820) has recently been completed. Read More

Appeal to parents to confirm school placement

19 June 2019

On the 7th of June 2019, the WCED re-opened its online admission website for parents to reveal the outcome of their applications for admission for the 2020 school year. We appeal to these parents to please check their status and confirm placement... Read More

Media alert: Minister Schäfer to visit Grade 12 Winter School Programme

19 June 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 20th June 2019, Minister Debbie Schäfer will visit the Grade 12 Winter Schools Holiday Programme at Salt River Secondary School. Read More

Media alert: Minister Schafer to visit Safe Schools Holiday Programme

18 June 2019

Today, 18th June 2019, Minister Debbie Schafer will visit the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) Safe Schools Holiday Programme at Bernadino Heights High School. Read More

Farewell to outgoing Geographical Names Committee

18 June 2019

On Friday 14 June 2019, the Read More

WCED launches Schools Holiday Programme today

18 June 2019

One of my biggest concerns during every school holiday period is those learners whose parents work full time and who are left unsupervised at home.  Read More