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Producer-Farmer Register (PFR)

21 November 2019

WHAT IS THE PRODUCER/FARMER REGISTER (PFR)? Read More

Housing demand database drive rounds off in Central Karoo

21 November 2019

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements will conclude its Housing Demand Database Drive in the Central Karoo District, covering the Laingsburg and Beaufort West municipal areas, on Saturday 30 November 2019.  . Read More

Be ballsy and get checked for prostate and testicular cancer

21 November 2019

By doing the #FafChallenge during November and going for a screening for testicular cancer, our Springbok Rugby World Cup Champions are highlighting how important it is for men of all ages to go for regular health check-ups. Read More

Western Cape launches Producer-Farmer Register

21 November 2019

Today, I launched the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) Western Cape’s Producer/Farmer Register (PFR) at the Western Cape Department’s Research Farm, Langgewens, outside Malmesbury. Read More

Minister Marais to brief media on WCG's Summer Initiation Season Readiness

21 November 2019

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO BRIEF MEDIA ON WCG'S SUMMER INITATION SEASON READINESS  Read More

Minister condemns killing of CATA Chairperson

20 November 2019

Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, has strongly condemned the callous murder of the chairman of the Bellville CATA Taxi Association.  Read More

Progress on R102 and DR1578 roadworks and year-end traffic arrangements

20 November 2019

The roadworks contractor is currently working in many areas between Monte Christo and Great Brak River on the R102 and on the DR1578 between Tergniet and the Freimersheim Road intersection to ensure that roads are open for the year-end holiday. Read More

DCAS dance programme culminates in innovative outdoor solo dance show

20 November 2019

An intensive dance training course culminated in an extraordinary performance on Friday 15 November, as the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted a production not inside, but on the veranda of the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town Read More

Blood sport of dog fighting is criminal

20 November 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has condemned in the strongest terms the reported prevalence of dog-fighting within Ocean View and the Cape Flats communities. Minister Fritz has iterated that the blood sport is both criminal and... Read More

Improving mobility in the rural parts of the Western Cape

20 November 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has appointed the Bicycle Mobility Consortium to distribute bicycles as part of its integrated and holistic Provincial Sustainable Transport Programme (PSTP). Read More

Audit results confirm Western Cape the top performing province in South Africa

20 November 2019

The Auditor General of South Africa’s consolidated audit results for the 2018/19 financial year officially confirms that the Western Cape is once again the top performing province in South Africa. Read More

New school kitchen opened in commemoration of World Children’s Day

20 November 2019

In commemoration of World Children’s Day taking place tomorrow, 20 November 2019, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez and the  Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, attended the official opening of... Read More

Unseasonable rain continue to boost dam levels

19 November 2019

Unseasonable recent rains have continued providing a welcome boost to dams across the Weste Read More

Commissioner Nissen misleads backyarders about inviting minister Simmers to meet

19 November 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers says he is deeply concerned about reports that he refused to attend an engagement with backyarders, after being invited by Commissioner Chris Nissen of the South African Human Rights... Read More

Congratulations to Wesgro on facilitating R10.73bn into the WC’s economy

19 November 2019

[The following is an extract from the opening remarks delivered by Minister Maynier at the Wesgro Annual Review] Read More

Diepkloof Rock Shelter’s World Heritage claim boosted by US fund donation

19 November 2019

The scientific and cultural value of the Diepkloof Rock Shelter is set to be preserved for future generations after Read More

Ministers open new School Kitchen in commemoration of World Children's Day

19 November 2019

In commemoration of World Children’s Day taking place tomorrow, 20 November 2019, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez and the  Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, attended the official opening of... Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes SAPS festive season safety campaign

18 November 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, attended the launch of the Western Cape SAPS’ Safer Festive Season Campaign at the SAPS training academy in Philippi. Read More

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