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Schools operating as per normal tomorrow

5 September 2019

The WCED has become aware of a post on doing the rounds on social media today regarding a “shutdown” of schools tomorrow, Friday 6 September 2019. (Attached image) It states “Everything must shut down, Tools down. Roads closed. Schools closed.” Read More

Minister Fritz, Provincial Commissioner & IEC to mark beginning of CPF elections

4 September 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, together with the Acting Provincial Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Sindile Mfazi, and the Provincial Electoral Officer for the Western Cape, Reverend Courtney Sampson; will Read More

Drawing inspiration from Global Teacher Prize Winner Peter Tabichi

4 September 2019

This morning, Global Teacher Prize winner of 2019, Peter Tabichi visited the Western Cape Provincial Legislature, where he met members of the Provincial Cabinet. Read More

Gender-Based Violence – Don’t Wait to Ask for Help!

4 September 2019

The Department of Social Development (DSD) is part of a system for the protection of victims of gender based violence which compris Read More

Cape Winelands drama festival leg ends off on a high note

3 September 2019

Audiences were kept entertained while watching the productions of the drama groups from the Cape Winelands region this weekend as the Cape Winelands Drama Adjudication showcase took place on 31 August 2019 in McGregor. Read More

Learners lead the way in water savings

3 September 2019

Joint statement from the Premier’s office and the Education Ministry   Read More

Minister Fernandez urges all to #EndDomesticSilence

3 September 2019

In an effort to fight the ongoing scourge of demonic acts of violence against Women and Children in South Africa, Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez joined hands with P♀WA and JOKO to discuss the causes and solutions to this epidemic. Read More

Applications now open for Tourism Funding

3 September 2019

In celebration of Tourism Month, the Department of Tourism announces the opening of the final application window in the current budget cycle for the Tourism Transformation Fund (TTF) and the Green Tourism Incentive Programme (GTIP). Read More

How the Department of Community Safety supports the criminal justice system

2 September 2019

Opinion Editorial by Albert Fritz Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Minister Fritz commends SAPS arrest for missing UCT student

2 September 2019

Minister Fritz commends SAPS arrest for missing UCT student, condemns gender based violence Read More

Media alert: Media opportunity to engage with Peter Tabichi

2 September 2019

This week, Peter Tabichi, Global Teacher Prize winner of 2019, will be visiting Cape Town to attend a number of events around the City. Read More

Minister Madikizela condemns truck drivers' strike action

2 September 2019

I strongly condemn acts of violence and the prevention of public roads usage following today’s strike by truck drivers. Read More

Seat belts save lives and prevent injuries #AlwaysBuckleUp

2 September 2019

Buckling up is a legal requirement, and it is the right thing to do. Read More

Indigenous Medicine exhibit encourages connectedness

2 September 2019

On 30 August 2019 Dr Mxolisi Dlamuka, Director of Museum Service at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), launched the Indigenous Medicine at the Cape exhibition in Green Point. Read More