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Another convicted cable thief behind bars, R200 000 worth of goods recovered

8 April 2019

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

Have your say! New Bill seeks to improve rail safety and service standards

8 April 2019

The Western Cape Government has published, for public comment, the Draft Western Cape Rail Transport Bil Read More

CA number plates will soon become CAA

8 April 2019

As soon as this weekend, new Cape Town vehicle number plates will start with the letters CAA. From the time of the changeover to the new CAA licence mark, no more CA licence numbers will be issued. Read More

Roadworks projects: N7 between Bosmansdam and Melkbosstrand

8 April 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started two roadworks projects spanning 16 km of the N7: one between the Bosmansdam and Potsdam interchanges (6,4 km); and the other between the Potsdam and Melkbosstrand Read More

Clanwilliam Dam wall comments welcomed

8 April 2019

8 April 2019 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

Winde Encourages Chrysalis Graduates to Embrace Life Changing Opportunity

6 April 2019

Media Release: Winde Encourages Chrysalis Graduates to Embrace Life Changing Opportunity Read More

Media Alert: Invitation to Chrysalis Academy Graduation

5 April 2019

Media are invited to attend the graduation ceremony of 18 CHARLIE on Saturday, 6 April 2019, at the Chrysalis Academy in Tokai. The Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde will deliver the keynote address. Read More

The new kid in the Neighbourhood - The NHW Brand

5 April 2019

The Neighbourhood Watch Volunteerism Campaign is the result of the call by Minister Alan Winde for the professionalisation of the NHW Accreditation and Support Programme in order to enhance the image of the programme and reinforce safety messages... Read More

Museums get financial boost for 2019

5 April 2019

Museums from across the Cape Winelands region received a welcome financial boost from the Read More

Autism Awareness Month: Min Fritz calls on society to embrace Neurodiversity

5 April 2019

Yesterday, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, partnered with the City of Cape Town and Autism Western Cape to honour World Autism Awaren Read More

N1 and N2 road closures

4 April 2019

Airport Approach Road Read More

Gansbaai gets new clinic of over R21 million to ease service load pressures

4 April 2019


Media Release: Winde calls for calm following deaths at Caledon protests

4 April 2019

I am angered by reports of 2 deaths and 1 injury as a result of protest action which took place in Caledon this morning. My thoughts are with the families of the victims in this devastating time. Read More

Minister Madikizela To Hand Over 400 Title Deeds In Paarl

4 April 2019

Today, Thursday 04 April 2019,  Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over 420 title deeds to residents of Drommedaris, Lantana, Fairylands and Kingston in Drakenstein. Read More

We cannot stop Fighting for Adoption

4 April 2019

We live in a society where most children do not enjoy the luxury of growing up in a household with at least one responsible parent. Most children in our country are raised by a single parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle. Read More

WC DSD Empowers Elderly Citizens

4 April 2019

Today, the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, co-hosted the Senior Citizens’ Capacity Building event together with ward 48 at the Dulcie September Hall i Read More

Media Release: No Evidence of Action against Illegal Shebeens

3 April 2019

No Evidence of Action against Illegal Shebeens: Cele’s Instruction to SAPS Falls Flat Read More