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Media Release: 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

Minister David Maynier welcomes World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa

30 August 2019

As the Western Cape Government we welcome the delegates attending the World Economic Forum Read More

Media Alert: MEC of Health encourages people to donate kidneys

30 August 2019

Renal failure is a serious condition, affecting large numbers of people. Some may die while waiting to undergo dialysis and hospitals have long waiting lists for kidney transplants, but there is a shortage of donors. Read More

Malibu High School hair allegations

30 August 2019

I have taken note of the comments regarding the allegations of derogatory comments made to girls regarding their hair at Malibu High School. Read More

WC Netball Development Tournament to be officially opened by Minister Marais

29 August 2019


Minister Simmers engages backyarders at housing summit

29 August 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers addressed backyard dwellers at the Western Cape Housing Summit. This summit was called for by the South African Human Rights Commission and held at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Celebrates National Physiotherapy Back Week

29 August 2019

Tygerberg Hospital’s statistics have shown that people between the ages 30 to 49 are most likely to suffer from back pains and injuries. You only have one back; take care of it. Read More

Public encouraged to comment on the draft for washable, reusable sanitary towels

28 August 2019

The Western Cape Department of Social Development encourages the public to have their say on the DRAFT SOUTH AFRICAN STANDARD for the manufacture of washable, reusable sanitary towels. Read More

Minister Madikizela opens upgraded multi-million Rand road in Gouda

28 August 2019

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela has officially opened the newly upgraded R44 Gouda Road with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Read More

Minister Fritz seeks clarity on SAPS’ ammunition shortage

28 August 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, notes that the SAPS are reportedly experiencing an ammunitions shortage which impacts on officers' ability to complete their firearms proficiency tests. Read More