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Flood damage repairs to roads in Seweweekspoort

19 February 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started flood damage repairs to road structures in Seweweekspoort. Read More

Speech delivered by WC MEC Debbie Schäfer at the Debate on the Premier’s SOPA

19 February 2019

On Friday, the Premier showed us how, when the voting public is prepared to “swim upstream”, and vote differently to the rest of the country, they reap substantial rewards. Read More

Media Release: 100 Days as Minister of Community Safety

19 February 2019

21st Century approach to crime fighting Pushing our mandate to the limit Fighting gun crime – R10 000 reward R5 million toward reservists Launch of crime fighter recognition awards Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Highlight First 100 Days in Office

18 February 2019

Tomorrow, 19 February 2019, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde will conduct a press conference, where he will unpack his first 100 days in office. Read More

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

18 February 2019

On Wednesday, 20 February 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a workshop on healthy eating, nutrition and exercise together with Read More

Minister Schäfer congratulates WC winners in international entrepreneur awards

18 February 2019

Two Western Cape women in agriculture have been named among the world’s top women entrepreneurs in the 2019 Enterprising Women Awards.   Read More

Statement: Dam levels at 44%

18 February 2019

18 February 2019 The average dam level in the Western Cape currently stands at 43.59%. Last year at this time the dam levels were standing at 22.25% and dropping fast. Read More

Smart enforcement technology deployed over Festive Season makes positive impact

18 February 2019

Statement by Donald Grant and Kenny Africa, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Provincial Traffic Chief Read More

Cape Winelands' young drama stars light up Ceres Town Hall

18 February 2019

Some of the Western Cape’s brightest young stage talents are a step closer to performing at the Zabalaza Festival and the KKNK after taking part in the Read More

Successful Festive Season road safety campaign

17 February 2019

Tomorrow (18 February 2018), Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Provincial Traffic Chief, Kenny Africa, will be briefing the media on the successful Festive Season joint enforcement and road safety ef Read More

Premier Zille delivers final State of the Province Address

15 February 2019

Premier Zille delivers final State of the Province Address Read More

Official opening of the first solar powered desalination plant in South Africa

15 February 2019

The first solar powered desalination plant in South Africa was officially launched on Monday the 11th February 2019 at Witsand, Hessequa Municipality, in the Western Cape. Read More

Update on N1 roadworks between Durban Road and Old Oak Interchange

15 February 2019

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to add a third lane on the N1 in both directions between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is expected to be completed early in May 2019. Read More

72% of land reform projects supported by the Department of Agriculture a succes

14 February 2019

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer today released the results of an independent evaluation done to determine the success of agricultural land reform projects in the province which receive support from the Department of Agriculture... Read More

Premier Zille to deliver final State of the Province Address #wcsopa2019

14 February 2019

Premier Zille to deliver final State of the Province Address #wcsopa2019 Read More

Media Release: Investigate if Unqualified Promotions are Taking Place in WC SAPS

14 February 2019

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde has expressed his shock at reports that unqualified SAPS members are allegedly being promoted due to their political affiliation. Read More

Community Conversations well received by Moorreesburg participants

14 February 2019

A cross section of residents from Moorreesburg and surrounds were happy to have their voices heard on Wednesday, as the second of three Read More

100 days on the job and counting

14 February 2019

A joint media release between Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Provincial Government 100 days on the job and counting - First quarterly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit  Read More

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