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Installation of a motorised pont at Malgas

16 October 2019

The current hand-drawn pont at Malgas was installed for the purpose of transporting people, animals, vehicles, equipment and goods across the Breede River more than a century ago. Read More

Road freight industry engagement

16 October 2019

On 16 October, Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) hosted an engagement with road freight stakeholders focused on developing a collaborative approach to improving safety in the industry. Read More

Minister Fritz meets with Garden Route safety stakeholders to address crime

15 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a workshop on the Provincial Needs and Priorities (PNP) and Safety Plan at George Civic Centre, Garden Route.  Read More

Ministers Schäfer and Madikizela appeal to rail and taxi associations

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

Media alert: Minister Schafer to visit NSC examination vault

15 October 2019

Tomorrow, Minister Schafer will be visiting the WCED NSC examination vault where thousands of examination scripts are kept under lock and key ahead of the 2019 NSC examinations. Read More

Detecting early warning signs of childhood cancer is vital

15 October 2019

Seven-year old Melina Nyoni from Blue Downs was recently diagnosed with nephroblastoma at Tygerberg Hospital. This disease is the most common renal tumour of children between the ages 2 and 5, and is also the fourth most common cancer in children in... Read More

'My heart led me to palliative care'

15 October 2019

“I had so much planned for the future, I had a vision for my children and then suddenly I am staring death in the face and wondering…how are my children to grow up without me?” Read More

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

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