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Encouraging partnerships for sustainable sport development

25 February 2019

Working together to ensure a sustainable future for sport during the drought in the Western Cape was the message at the Sport Water Summit. Read More

Update on Ashton/ Montagu roadworks project

25 February 2019

Contract C818 between the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and Basil Read to rehabilitate and upgrade sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof was terminated in August 2018. Read More

Winde Calls for Roll Out of Staff Certification Project to Gang-Ravaged Areas

25 February 2019

Winde Calls for Urgent Roll Out Of Government Staff Certification Project to Gang-Ravaged Mitchells Plain And Bishop Lavis/Bonteheuwel Read More

Human Settlements To Launch R380 Million Social Housing In Goodwood, Cape Town

25 February 2019

Minister of Human Settlements NomaIndiya Mfeketo, Provincial Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela and Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato will on Tuesday, 26 February 2019 launch a multi-million social housing project in Goodwood with a sod-turning ceremony. Read More

South Africa's linguistic and cultural diversity celebrated

25 February 2019

Celebrating South Africa’s cultural and linguistic diversity was the focus as three spheres of the nation’s government partnered to commemorate Read More

Nominations now open for the Neighbourhood Watch Awards

22 February 2019

The City of Cape Town’s annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards event celebrates individuals and groups within the neighbourhood watch fraternity who go above and beyond the call of duty.: Read More

DOCS Exhibits at the International Mother Language Day

22 February 2019

The Department of Community Safety was honoured to exhibit at the celebration of the International Mother Language Day (IMLD), held on Friday, 22 February 2019, at the Khayelitsha Community Centre, in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Read More

Drought support stepped up in the West Coast District

21 February 2019

Drought support to farmers in the West Coast District, Matzikama and Cederberg will be intensified, while in Swartland, farmers do not require fodder support, the annual summer season veld assessment has revealed.   Read More

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer responds to the 2019 budget

21 February 2019

Finance Minister Tito Mobweni’s budget speech yesterday did nothing to outline how this country intends to grow employment and was non-committal on major issues facing the economy. Read More

MEC Fritz & Tim Noakes Host Nutrition Workshop for Under-Privileged Youths

20 February 2019

Today, the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, hosted a workshop on eating to prevent chronic illness and increase productivity together with the Founder Read More

Media Release:Army Should Stop Parading; Be A Force Multiplier Against Crime

20 February 2019

Provincial Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, has said that instead of going on week long, expensive parades paid for by taxpayers, the army should be deployed across communities in the Province, where an urgent need to address high crime... Read More

Minister Madikizela To Hand Over Houses in Saron, Drakenstein

20 February 2019

Today, Wednesday 20 February 2019,  Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over 27 houses in Saron, north of Wellington in the Drakenstein municipal area. Read More

WCED’s Raise your voice – Not your phone campaign kicks off for 2019

20 February 2019

In 2019, we want all our schools to celebrate and encourage the diversity, uniqueness and talents of all our learners in this province, no matter what their circumstances. Read More

Media alert: MEC Schäfer and DJ Carl Wastie to kick off anti-bullying campaign

19 February 2019

Tomorrow, Provincial Education MEC, Debbie Schafer and radio DJ Carl Wastie will be kicking off the WCED’s “Raise Your Voice, Not Your Phone” anti-bullying campaign for 2019 at Westridge Secondary School in Mitchells Plain.   Read More

Minister Fritz calls on Province to #FindJenevaDiergal

19 February 2019

On 25 January 2019, Jeveva Diergal (8) went missing from her Aunt’s home in Klawer on the West Coast. The Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, is calling on the Province to familiarise themselves with this case and #FindJenevaDiergal.   Read More

Violence, trauma and alcohol has devastating effects on WC Health system

19 February 2019

Today, Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo briefed the media on the impact of violence, trauma and alcohol has on the health system. Read More

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