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Homewise youth competition winner announced

14 October 2019

Since taking office at the end of May 2019, I adopted a radical approach in how we deal with human settlements, as it’s important to me that we accelerate human settlement delivery and promote social inclusion through the development of integrated,... Read More

Minister Fritz commends successful CPF elections

14 October 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the Kleinmond, Stanford, Somerset West and Struisbaai Community Policing Forums (CPFs) for having successfully held their elective Annual General Meetings (AGMs) in line with the Com Read More

DCAS brings together West Coast government for team building and healthy fun

14 October 2019

Hundreds of government officials from the West Coast District gathered in Saldanha Bay on Friday, 11 October 2019, for a day of fun and friendly competition at the annual Better Together Games (BTG). Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with Garden Route safety stakeholders

14 October 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a workshop on the Provincial Needs and Priorities (PNP) and Safety Plan of the Cape Winelands District municipality. Read More

Western Cape Government pays 99% of suppliers within 30 days

13 October 2019

In both the 2017/18 and 2018/19 financial years, the Western Cape Government departments paid on average 99.4% of all invoices for goods and services within 30 days.  Read More

We Aren’t Policing Drugs Effectively

11 October 2019

Opinion Editorial by Cayla Murray Spokesperson for The Minister Of Community Safety Read More

Minister Fritz calls for WCLA to be self-sustaining & to promote a safe drinking

11 October 2019

During the Standing Committee on Community Safety today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, explained that there is a need to make the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) a self-sustaini Read More

Minister Fritz awards service delivery excellence

10 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, awarded the City of Cape Town Law Enforcement Officer, Amanda George, and SAPS Protectors, Constable Roger Wellman and Sergeant Ntsikelelo Makatesi, for service delivery excellence.   Read More

World Homeless Day: Minister Fernandez urges public to ‘Give Responsibly’

10 October 2019

In light of today being World Homeless Day, Minister Fernandez would like to urge the public to give responsibility. This includes donating money, food, clothes, toys, bedding, etc. Read More

Minister warns learners of the risks of cheating in the NSC

10 October 2019

On the 23rd of October 2018, thousands of candidates will begin writing the 2019 NSC examinations. This year 53 395 full time candidates and 9 075 part-time candidates have registered for the examinations. Read More

Announcement of homewise youth competition winner

10 October 2019

On Sunday, 13 October 2019, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, will announce the winner of the HomeWise Youth Competition. Read More

Go George Update

10 October 2019

The Ministry of Transport has again met with the Western Cape Transport Department and the George Municipality, to discuss the Read More

Mitchells Plain Hospital Re-opens Emergency Centre

9 October 2019

The Mitchells Plain District Hospital has re-opened its Emergency Centre today after a devastating fire destroyed it in February 2018. The hospital serves a population of 550 000 people from the broader Mitchells Plain and Philippi area. Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit Pioneer School of the Blind in Worcester

9 October 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 10 October 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will visit the Pioneer School of the Blind in Worcester to officially congratulate the school on winning the nation Read More

Media alert: Minister Schäfer to witness NSC pledge signing

9 October 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday, 10 October 2019, Provincial Education Minister Debbie Schäfer will be visiting Trafalgar High School to caution candidates about cheating ahead of the 2019 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations and to witness the signing... Read More

Minister Fernandez calls for clarity on ECD migration

9 October 2019

Yesterday, 08 October the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez and the Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, attended an insightful dialogue around the migration of ECD services with organisations from Civil Society, officials from the... Read More

Engagement Notes: PG MTEC 1 Engagements Commence

8 October 2019

Today, we kicked off the first of the Provincial Government Medium Term Expenditure Committee (PG MTEC) 1 engagements, hosted by Provincial Treasury, and chaired by the Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier. Read More

Minister Fritz Meets with Overberg Safety stakeholders

8 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a workshop on the Provincial Needs and Priorities (PNP) and Safety Plan for the Overberg region.  Read More