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Construction of new pedestrian bridge at Somerset West

5 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started the construction of a pedestrian bridge on the N2 at Garden Village, Somerset West, just before the intersection with De Beers Avenue. Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements Refutes ANC Allegations Of Fraud And Corruption

5 July 2019

The ANC’s statement that the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements is corrupt in its allocation of houses demonstrates their lack of knowledge and any understanding of the housing allocation process. Quite frankly it is disingenuous. Read More

DCAS study shows true impact of sport in the Western Cape

5 July 2019

A long-term study has found that sport participation has the ability to improve socio-economic conditions in the Western Cape and currently makes a significant contribution to the province’s economy. Read More

NSC/SC June 2019 examinations – Afrikaans HL and FAL P3 rewrite on 11 July 2019

5 July 2019

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) amended the National Senior Certificate (NSC)/Senior Certificate (SC) June 2019 examinations timetable to accommodate officials and candidates travelling during the election period. Read More

DSD warns the public about fraudulent letter of support

5 July 2019

The Department of Social Development would like to warn the public about fake letters of endorsement being distributed by the Al Noor Orphanage in Cape Town. Read More

Media Release: Minister Fritz Commends Commissioner of Oaths Volunteer Project

4 July 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the Commissioner of Oaths Volunteer (COV) Project, which since its launch on 12 February 2019, has freed up 18 SAPS members from document certification to perform their crime fightin Read More

Dams show slight increase

4 July 2019

Dam levels continue to recover in the Western Cape following recent rainfall across the province. Provincial dam levels are currently increasing by about 2.5% per week. The latest average level for dams across the province stands at 39.3% (2018: 41.... Read More

Western Cape Government welcomes Audit outcomes

4 July 2019

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. The Department of Local Government in the Western Cape, has welcomed the Auditor-General’s report on audit outcomes for municipalities in the... Read More

Dams show slight increase

4 July 2019

The dams in the Western Cape continue to show a slight increase in levels. Read More

Western Cape Disaster Management Centre – Severe Weather Update

4 July 2019

  The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre has been alerted by the South African Weather Service that adverse weather conditions is expected from lunchtime tomorrow (Friday 21 June 2019) across large parts of the Western Cape continuing into the... Read More

MEC Fritz calls for transparent appointment of a SAPS Provincial Commissioner

3 July 2019

Minister Albert Fritz notes that talks have commenced on the possible replacement of the Provincial Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula and calls for the transparent appointment of a new Provincial Commissioner who will prioritise the safety of Read More

Fake Housing Letter To Be Investigated

2 July 2019

The letter, which uses the City of Cape Town’s EPWP helpdesk landline number and dated 1 July 2019, has the Western Cape Government’s letterhead and is signed by a so called project manager, Melananie Koen. Read More

Minister Fernandez calls on society to help in the fight against child abuse

2 July 2019

Minister Fernandez calls on society to help us in our fight against child abuse and neglect by reporting organisations who compromise or exploit vulnerable children in our Province. Read More

Help us to create booze-free roads this July

1 July 2019

Traffic officers of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and other law enforcement agencies will be doing their best to keep our roads safe this July. Read More

Franschhoek Pass remains closed until further notice

1 July 2019

For safety reasons, Franschhoek Pass had to be closed after a rockfall on 22 June 2019. A geotechnical investigation is underway to determine the extent and nature of the damage. Only once the report on this assessment has been received will it be... Read More

Western Cape Department of Agriculture scoops another award for SmartAgri plan

1 July 2019

Close on the heels of being awarded with the 2018 Premier Service Excellence Award Gold in the Category Best Implemented Plan, the SmartAgri plan of Read More

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