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Minister Schäfer announces the opening of enrolments for 2020

14 February 2019

Tomorrow, the 2020 school enrolment process opens in all public schools across the Western Cape. School admissions open on the 15th of February 2019 and close on the 15th of March 2019. Read More

Media alert: Early enrolment campaign

13 February 2019

With school enrolments opening on Friday 15th February 2019, tomorrow (Thursday) Western Cape MEC for Education Debbie Schäfer will be at the Golden Acre Mall engaging with parents to outline the importance of early enrolment as well as to urge... Read More

First quarterly report-back on Rail Enforcement Unit

13 February 2019

Metrorail, the City of Cape Town, and the Western Cape Government invite the media to attend the first quarterly brief Read More

Minister Fritz Calls on Businesses to Help Empower Youth

12 February 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, has partnered with IDConsulting to ensure that the Mitche Read More

Socially and architecturally significant Rex Trueform declared heritage site

12 February 2019

The Rex Trueform Factory Complex in Salt River was officially unveiled as a provincial heritage site on Monday 11 February 2019, as a result of its economic, social and architectural significance to Cape Town. Read More

Dam Levels and How to Beat Load shedding

12 February 2019

Dam Levels and How to Beat Load shedding 11 February 2019 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

MEC Winde Launches Project Aimed At Getting Police Officers Back On Our Streets

12 February 2019

Today (12 February 2019), Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, launched a week-long pilot project which sees Western Cape Government volunteers doing duty as Commissioners of Read More

Update on Great Brak River roadworks

12 February 2019

Good progress is being made with a Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade the MR344 (R102) between Hartenbos and Great Brak River, as well as the DR1578 between Tergniet and Wolwedans. Read More

Photo exhibit opens at house where Madiba was imprisoned

12 February 2019

The house that was once home to president Nelson Mandela will for the foreseeable future serve as home to 30 of the most iconic images of his lifetime, as part of an exhibition that opened at the Drakenstein Correctional Centre on Monday, 11... Read More

Joint actions pay off

11 February 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the We Read More

Sexually transmitted infections and condom awareness

11 February 2019

Did you know that using a condom every time you have sex, is the only way to protect yourself against HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs)? Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Certify Citizens’ Documents in Safety Kiosk

11 February 2019

Tomorrow, 12 February 2019, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde will serve as a Commissioner of Oaths, certifying documents from a safety kiosk opposite the Cape Town Central Police station. Read More

Residents to impact national policy through Community Conversations

11 February 2019

A group of Capetonians will have their voices heard by the presidency of South Africa after taking part in the first of three Nation Building and Social Cohesion Community Conversations events in 2019 on Friday 8 February. Read More

Athletes brave the hot sun to commemorate Madiba

11 February 2019

Runners of all fitness levels took part in the Read More

AgriProtein makes 2019 Global Cleantech 100 list

11 February 2019

Cape Town based company Agriprotein has been named among just two companies hailing from Africa in the Global Cleantech 100, a list of the 100 companies best positioned to solve the future’s clean-tech challenges and make an impact on the market... Read More

Media Alert: Madiba's prison release to be commemorated by Minister Marais

8 February 2019

Ahead of the 29th annual commemoration of Tata Madiba’s release from Victor Verster Prison on 11 February 1990, Minister Anroux Marais will officially celebrate his legacy while acknowledging our shared heritage in the coming days. Read More

Acting Premier Alan Winde Delivered Annual Diplomatic Keynote Address

8 February 2019

Today, Acting Premier Alan Winde addressed the Diplomatic Corps at the annual Diplomatic Brunch, held at Leeuwenhof. Read More

Statement by Minister Beverley Schäfer on the Total gas discovery

8 February 2019

The Western Cape Government welcomes the announcement from Total on their gas condensate discovery in Block 11B/12B on the southern coast of South Africa.     Read More