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Premier Helen Zille signs Proclamation for the Commencement of the WC SEA

16 April 2019

On Thursday 11th April, Premier Helen Zille signed the second Proclamation for the Commencement of the Western Cape Provincial School Education Amendment Act, 2018 this time bringing into operation the provisions allowing for the establishment of... Read More

Victoria Hospital get R80 million upgrade to ease service load pressures

16 April 2019

Today, 16 April 2019, Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo will launch the R80 million upgrades to Victoria Hospital in Wynberg through a ceremonial sod turning event Read More

Media Release: Allow SAPS to establish facts on Bellville Police Station fire

16 April 2019

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde has called on the police service to fully investigate the cause of today’s fire at the Bellville Police station. It is reported that two administrative offices have been damaged during the blaze which... Read More

Let’s Keep Children Safe Over the Easter Break

16 April 2019

Over the Easter holidays, there are often cases of missing children, child Read More

Five arrests, nearly 1 250 stop-and-searches conducted

15 April 2019

Weekly statement on all rail enforcement actions – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to roll out Oral History Initiative in Knysna

15 April 2019

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO OFFICIALLY ROLL OUT ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE IN KNYSNA Read More

Municipalities to receive sport facility funding from Minister Marais

15 April 2019

MEDIA ALERT: MUNICIPALITIES TO RECEIVE SPORT FACILITY FUNDING FROM MINISTER MARAIS Read More

Media Release:Accreditation of 29 NHW's will strengthen crime fighting efforts

15 April 2019

ACCREDITATION OF 29 NEW NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCHES WILL STRENGTHEN CRIME FIGHTING EFFORTS 15 April 2019 Read More

Western Cape prepared for upcoming NSC/ SC exams

15 April 2019

Approximately 32 000 candidates have registered for the May/June National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Senior Certificate (SC) examinations, which are set to take place from the 2nd May 2019 to 14th June 2019. Read More

Focus on public transport and driver fatigue over Easter using new smart data

15 April 2019

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Grant and Traffic Chief to brief the media on Easter Enforcement Plans

14 April 2019

Tomorrow, 15 April 2019, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and the Department’s Provincial Traffic Chief will be briefing the media on the 2019 Safely Home Provincial Easter Operational Plan. Read More

Minister Fritz to support Youth Development Programme in Atlantis SEZ

13 April 2019

Today, the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, together with Councillor Cynthia Clayton, visited Lesedi Skills Academy (LSA) based in the heart of the Atl Read More

Minister Fritz Launches 12th Youth Café in Crossroads

13 April 2019

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the Province’s 12th Youth Café in Crossroads Philippi, in partnership with the City o Read More

Minister Schäfer strongly condemns violent protest action disrupting schoools

12 April 2019

I strongly condemn the violent action that has been taking place in areas of the city, and that has led to concerning disruption of our schools. Read More

Roadworks begin between Vredenburg and Paternoster

12 April 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started rehabilitating Main Road 240 between Vredenburg and Paternoster. Read More

Protestors Erode Safety, Impact on Schools and Healthcare

12 April 2019

I welcome the arrest of 20 protestors in Lwandle for public violence, and call on the police to bring this same energy to arresting the instigators of yesterday’s Khayelitsha protests. Read More

Cradle of Human Culture traces a journey 100 000 years into the past

12 April 2019

Western Cape visitors and locals will soon be able to journey back to the “origins and development of human culture” following the launch of the Read More

MEC Fritz to Visit Youth Development Programme in Atlantis SEZ

11 April 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, together with the Minister of Economic Development, Beverley Schäfer, will be visiting the Lesedi Nuclear Services’ Skills Academy (LSA) based in the heart of the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Read More

Minister Fritz calls on Citizens to Lobby against Anti-Adoption Bill

11 April 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, is calling on all NGOs, child care professionals and citizens interested in the wellbeing of vulnerable children to lobby against the third amendment Bill to the Children’s Act of 2005. Read More

Minister Fritz to Launch 12th Youth Café

11 April 2019

On 13 April 2019, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be launching the Crossroads Youth Café in partnership with the City of Cape Town and Ikamva Labantwana Bethu. This will be the 12th Youth Café launched over the... Read More

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