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EPWP early childhood development graduation ceremony

28 June 2019

It is internationally recognised that actively supporting the development of children in their early years is the one of the best investments a country can make. Read More

Western Cape Brings Joy To Recipients Of The Forest Village Housing Project

28 June 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, handed over 42 houses to beneficiaries, as part of the Forest Village Housing Development in Eersteriver. Read More

Media Release: Minister Albert Fritz visits Youth Safety Holiday Programme

28 June 2019

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, together with Councillors Elton Jansen and Bernadette Clarke, visited the Read More

Minister Simmers To Hand Over Houses In Forest Village

28 June 2019

Tomorrow, 28 June 2019, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers will hand over more than 40 houses in the Forest Village housing development in Eersterivier. Read More

Repairs at Knysna High School Hostel

27 June 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started refurbishing the Knysna High School boarding hostel which was damaged by fire in June 2017. Read More

Media Alert: New Spokesperson for Minister of Health

27 June 2019

As of today, 27 June 2019, the Spokesperson for the Minister of Health, Dr. Nomafrench Mbombo, will be Ms Nomawethu Sbukwana. She can be reached on: Cell: 083 893 5200 Read More

Media Release: Minister Fritz meets SAPS on Surge in Gang-Related Murders in WC

27 June 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, held an urgent morning meeting on the recent and ongoing surge of gang violence and crime in the Province. Read More

WCGH set to improve the lives of another 250 patients : Mandela Day Project

27 June 2019

Ten lives are changed for every one year of our democracy - Department set to improve the lives of another 250 patients through its Mandela Day Surgery Project Read More

Min. Fernandez calls on society to assist in our fight against substance abuse

26 June 2019

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) calls on society to assist in our fight against substance abuse, as we Read More

Minister Fritz to urgently meet with WC Safety Role-players on Gang Violence

26 June 2019

Press conference: Minister Fritz to urgently meet with WC Safety Role-players on Gang Violence and Crime Read More

Media Release: Minister Fritz to visit Youth Safety Holiday Programme

26 June 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be visiting the Youth Safety and Religious Programme (YSRP) hosted by the A.G.S Kerk van Suid Afrika at the Strandfontein Community Hall. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers To Handover 16 Houses To Rooidakke Residents

26 June 2019

Tomorrow, 27 June 2019, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers will hand over 16 houses to Rainbow Housing Project beneficiaries in Rooidakke. The oldest beneficiary to be handed over their keys tomorrow is 65 year-old Mr David... Read More

National and provincial government must work together to solve Metrorail issues

25 June 2019

The Western Cape Government is pleased that national Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula is taking the concerns of Western Cape residents seriously, and investigating the commuter rail service, but is disappointed that he did not seek Read More

Napier school gets new junior traffic training centre

24 June 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works and the Cape Agulhas Municipality launched the new junior traffic training centre (JTTC) at the Protea Primary School in Read More

Media Release: Minister Albert Fritz meets Minister Bheki Cele

21 June 2019

The Minister for Community Safety in the Western Cape, Adv. Read More

Youth Safety Religious Programme June 2019

20 June 2019

The Department of Community Safety’s Youth Safety and Religious Programme officially launched on Monday, 17 June 2019 and will continue up until Friday, 5 July 2019. Read More

Western Cape NSC Candidates attend Grade 12 Winter Schools across the province

20 June 2019

With 125 days to go to the start of the 2019 NSC examinations, the next five months are the most important time in a learner’s school career.  Read More

Minister Simmers To Become Construction Worker In Belhar

19 June 2019

Today, 19 June 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will lend a hand at one our flagship sites, the Belhar CBD Housing Development project. This initiative follows Minister’s recent visits to various projects across the Metro. Read More