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Western Cape Government mourns loss of iconic Springbok, Chester Williams

11 September 2019

It is with great sadness that we mourn the sudden loss of the legendary Chester Williams. Read More

Municipal Libraries to receive R12.7m at Annual Provincial Seminar

11 September 2019

On 11 September 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the 2019 Western Cape Library Service Seminar in Cape Town. Read More

The Western Cape is a province for all

11 September 2019

In light of recent attacks against foreign nationals in other parts of South Africa, Premier Alan Winde, has called on residents of the Western Cape to reject any actio Read More

Minister Maynier welcomes trade agreement with the United Kingdom

11 September 2019

We welcome today’s announcement by Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel, that an agreement has been reached with the United Kingdom to roll over the European Union Economic Partnership Agreement.   Read More

Official opening of the Franschhoek Pass

11 September 2019

Statement by Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela during the official opening of the Franschhoek Pass It is a great relief to mark the completion of the work on the Franschhoek Pass following a massive rock fall in June and July. Read More

Minister Madikizela to unpack 100 days in office

11 September 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 12 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will unpack his 100 days in office during a press conference. Read More

Statement: George - Minister orders investigation

10 September 2019

The Provincial Department of Local Government has been tasked to investigate allegations relating to maladministration, fr Read More

Attacks on trucks are criminal and an obstruction to our economy

10 September 2019

Following attacks on more trucks in our province overnight, we have stepped up the intensity of operations on the N7 and in other affected areas. Read More

Minister Fritz calls for greater intelligence gathering on truck petrol bombings

10 September 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has condemned in the strongest terms the three petrol-bomb attacks on trucks along the N7 in the Western Cape earlier this morning and a fourth attack near Lwandle, Strand, on Monday night. Read More

Minister Madikizela to officially open Franschhoek Pass

10 September 2019

Tomorrow, Wednesday 11 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially open the Franschhoek Pass in the Stellenbosch Read More

Housing database verification and registration drive in George

10 September 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, together with the George Municipality will this weekend embark on a Housing Database verification exercise. This will take place on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September. Read More

Minister Fernandez visits West Coast community in commemoration of FASD day.

9 September 2019

Today, 9 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez will mark International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day with site visits to services rendered for FASD, substance abuse and related social challenges in the... Read More

Minister Fritz releases know your station commander booklet

6 September 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has noted the reported slow response times of the 10111 call centre and has released the Read More

Remedial works on Franschhoek Pass completed: Traffic allowed access

6 September 2019

After a rockfall on 22 June 2019, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) closed the Franschhoek Pass for safety reasons. The Department has adopted a phased approach to making the pass safe for traffic. Read More

Dedication to excellence celebrated at Cape Winelands Sports Awards

6 September 2019

The outstanding commitment of athletes to their sport as well as the promotion of sport in communities was awarded at the Cape Winelands District Sports Awards on 5 September 2019. Read More

CPF Elections have officially begun

5 September 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, together with the Deputy Provincial Commissioner Major General Manci, and the Provincial Electoral Officer for the Western Cape, Reverend Courtney Sampson; officially pledged support t Read More