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Appeal to rail and taxi associations to assist with learner transport

15 October 2019

On Wednesday, the 23rd of October, the National Senior Certificate examinations begin. At times, there will be over 62 000 full and part-time candidates making their way to their examination venues across the Province. What is important is that... Read More

Homewise youth competition winner announced

14 October 2019

Since taking office at the end of May 2019, I adopted a radical approach in how we deal with human settlements, as it’s important to me that we accelerate human settlement delivery and promote social inclusion through the development of integrated,... Read More

Minister Fritz commends successful CPF elections

14 October 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the Kleinmond, Stanford, Somerset West and Struisbaai Community Policing Forums (CPFs) for having successfully held their elective Annual General Meetings (AGMs) in line with the Com Read More

DCAS brings together West Coast government staff to encourage healthy lifestyles

14 October 2019

Hundreds of government officials from the West Coast District gathered in Saldanha Bay on Friday, 11 October 2019, for a day of friendly competition at the annual Better Together Games (BTG). Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with Garden Route safety stakeholders

14 October 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a workshop on the Provincial Needs and Priorities (PNP) and Safety Plan of the Cape Winelands District municipality. Read More

Taking care of the vulnerable

14 October 2019

World Homeless Day was commemorated on 10 October 2019 with the purpose of drawing attention to the needs of homeless people locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness. Read More

Western Cape Government pays 99% of suppliers within 30 days

13 October 2019

In both the 2017/18 and 2018/19 financial years, the Western Cape Government departments paid on average 99.4% of all invoices for goods and services within 30 days.  Read More

We Aren’t Policing Drugs Effectively

11 October 2019

Opinion Editorial by Cayla Murray Spokesperson for The Minister Of Community Safety Read More

Minister Fritz calls for WCLA to be self-sustaining & to promote a safe drinking

11 October 2019

During the Standing Committee on Community Safety today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, explained that there is a need to make the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) a self-sustaini Read More

MEC Health officially opens palliative care centre at victoria hospital

11 October 2019

Minister Mbombo Officially Opens Palliative Care Centre at Victoria Hospital in Honour of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day Read More

Minister Fritz awards service delivery excellence

10 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, awarded the City of Cape Town Law Enforcement Officer, Amanda George, and SAPS Protectors, Constable Roger Wellman and Sergeant Ntsikelelo Makatesi, for service delivery excellence.  < Read More

World Homeless Day: Minister Fernandez urges public to ‘Give Responsibly’

10 October 2019

In light of today being World Homeless Day, Minister Fernandez would like to urge the public to give responsibility. This includes donating money, food, clothes, toys, bedding, etc. Read More

Minister warns learners of the risks of cheating in the NSC

10 October 2019

On the 23rd of October 2018, thousands of candidates will begin writing the 2019 NSC examinations. This year 53 395 full time candidates and 9 075 part-time candidates have registered for the examinations. Read More

Announcement of homewise youth competition winner

10 October 2019

On Sunday, 13 October 2019, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, will announce the winner of the HomeWise Youth Competition. Read More

Go George Update

10 October 2019

The Ministry of Transport has again met with the Western Cape Transport Department and the George Municipality, to discuss the Read More

Media Alert: New spokesperson for WCGH EMS & FPS

10 October 2019

New spokesperson for WCGH Emergency Medical Services & Forensic Pathology Services As of 10 October, the Spokesperson for the Emergency Medical Services and Forensic Pathology Services at the Western Cape Government Health, will be Ms Deanna... Read More

Mitchells Plain Hospital Re-opens Emergency Centre

9 October 2019

The Mitchells Plain District Hospital has re-opened its Emergency Centre today after a devastating fire destroyed it in February 2018. The hospital serves a population of 550 000 people from the broader Mitchells Plain and Philippi area. Read More