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Seweweekspoort flood damage repairs progressing well

11 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with flood damage repairs to road structures in Seweweekspoort. Read More

Premier Winde welcomes the employment of SANDF in the Western Cape

11 July 2019

Premier Alan Winde welcomes the announcement by Minister Bheki Cele that the President has authorised the employment of the SANDF to the worst affected crime areas in the province. Read More

Minister Fritz Calls on Minister Cele to Address WC Crime in Budget Vote Speech

10 July 2019

Minister Fritz Calls on Minister Cele to Address Western Cape Crime in Budget Vote Speech Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements Resolves Over 2000 Housing Queries In June

10 July 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements’ Minister Tertuis Simmers wishes to commend the Department’s Help Desk for assisting more than 2 000 residents with housing queries for the month of June 2019. Read More

World Population Day

10 July 2019

DSD seeks to raise awareness of population growth as forecast show an increase of 700 000 people over next 5 years. Read More

Western Cape to Deploy Law Enforcement to Protect Schools

9 July 2019

Following a meeting that took place on Sunday between Premier Winde, Minister Fritz and the Mitchells Plain Community Policing Forum (CPF) Cluster, there will be an increase in law enforcement officials deployed at schools which are reopening today. Read More

Central Karoo Sports Academy bags five medals at Knysna Oyster Festival

9 July 2019

Central Karoo Sports Academy bags five medals at Knysna Oyster Festival cross country The Central Karoo Sport Academy took home no less than five medals at the recent Knysna Oyster Festival cross country in June. Read More

Opening of the R102 between Tergniet and Fraaiuitsig

9 July 2019

A section of the R102 that has been under construction between Tergniet and Fraaiuitsig near Little Brak River is now open to traffic. Read More

Minister Calls for Provincial Commissioner to be Appointed Before CPF Elections

8 July 2019

Minister Fritz Calls for Provincial Commissioner to be Appointed Before CPF Elections Read More

Media Alert: R281 m Observatory Forensic Pathology Facility.

8 July 2019

Western Cape Minister of Health to Conduct Construction Oversight Inspection of a R281 m Observatory Forensic Pathology Facility.   Read More

Media Statement: Case for Sport reveals R8.8b contribution to Province's GDP

8 July 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: CASE FOR SPORT REVEALS R8.8 BILLION CONTRIBUTION TO PROVINCE’S GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP) Read More

Back to school - Minister Schafer concerned that over unconfirmed applications

8 July 2019

Tomorrow more than a million learners in the Western Cape will return to school after the winter holidays. The third term of the academic year is one of the most important terms for our learners, educators and officials as it is one when important... Read More

Cape Winelands Sports Academy serves up new junior tennis stars

8 July 2019

After honing their skills at the Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais mourns the loss of Mr John Fredericks

8 July 2019

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Mr John Fredericks, author and film writer of the iconic Noem My Skollie movie. Read More

Media Release: Minister Fritz Condemns Rampant Philippi Murders

8 July 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has condemned in the strongest terms, the rampant killings which occurred in Philippi and elsewhere on the Cape Flats over the weekend.  Read More

Dam levels see big increases following recent rains

8 July 2019

The average dam level in the Western Cape has increased by more than 6% during the past week. The latest average level for dams across the province stands at 45.4% (2018: 47.2%). The City of Cape Town’s damscontinue to see good recovery and are now... Read More

Team Western Cape announced at Provincial Indigenous Games

8 July 2019

After a weekend of friendly competition, the team set to represent the Western Cape at the Read More

Media Release: July is Savings Month

5 July 2019

July is savings month in South Africa. Read More

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture visits farming projects in the Cape Metro

5 July 2019

Earlier today Western Cape Minister of Agriculture Dr Ivan Meyer, visited two agriculture projects currently supported by the Western Cape Departmen Read More

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