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Minister calls on Provincial Commissioner to give CPF elections the green light

4 November 2019

Minister Fritz calls on Provincial Commissioner to give CPF elections the green light Read More

Disability Rights Awareness Month 2019

4 November 2019

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) along with the rest of South Africa commemorates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. Read More

Minister Simmers hands over more than 300 title deeds and houses

4 November 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers handed over 92 Title Deeds and 210 houses in Forest Village, Eersteriver. Read More

Minister Schafer – Irresponsible behaviour on Guy Fawkes day must come to an end

3 November 2019

Every year we receive reports of learners behaving in an irresponsible manner on Guy Fawkes Day. Last year we received reports of learners throwing stockings filled with paint at motor vehicles, or joining in to smear fellow learners with paint. Read More

More than 150 Forest Village beneficiaries to receive houses and title deeds

1 November 2019

On Monday, 4th November 2019, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers will hand over houses and title deeds to more than 150 beneficiaries of the Forest Village Housing project in Eerste River, Cape Town. Read More

EPWP beneficiaries develop new skills at cultural facilities

1 November 2019

Twenty-eight men and women between the ages of 16 and 36 participated in a workshop for Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries at the Groot Drakenstein Cultural Facility in Paarl Read More

Pedestrian Safety

1 November 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works would like to urge everyone to play a role in improving road safety for pedestrians, cyclists, passengers and drivers. Read More

Minister Fritz meets with Old Mutual to partner on safety solutions

1 November 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, delivered the keynote address on the impact of crime on business at Old Mutual, Pinelands, at a collaborative stakeholder engagement breakfast. Read More

Minister Fritz to report political interference to Public Protector

31 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will hold a press briefing outside the office of the Public Protector before delivering an affidavit to report political interference in the process of appointing a Provincial Commissioner. Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with Old Mutual on safety solutions

31 October 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will deliver the keynote speech at a collaborative stakeholder engagement breakfast at Old Mutual. The Focus of the event will be on how crime affects safety, and creating strategic... Read More

Minister Fritz reports political interference to Public Protector

31 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, delivered an affidavit to the Office of the Public Protector alleging possible political interference in the recruitment process of the Western Cape Provincial Commissioner of Police.  Read More

Contractor development trainees graduate

31 October 2019

A total of 38 trainees graduated this month with a Contractor Development Programme (CDP) certificate from Department of Transport and Public Works Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). Read More

Minister Madikizela to open multi-million rand traffic circle in Saldanha Bay

30 October 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 31 October 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially open the newly constructed traffic circle in Saldanha Bay. Read More

We will fight potential deep provincial budget cuts to fund SOE's

29 October 2019

The full horror of national government’s mismanagement of the economy, mismanagement of the public finances and mismanagement of state-owned enterprises will be revealed when the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, tables the Medium-Term Budget... Read More

MTBPS2019: We will fight potential deep provincial budget cuts to bailout SOEs

29 October 2019

The full horror of national government’s mismanagement of the economy, mismanagement of the public finances and mismanagement of state-owned enterprises will be revealed when the Minist Read More

Historically important Vergelegen Estate declared provincial heritage site

29 October 2019

The historic significance of Vergelegen Estate in Somerset West will be protected for future generations after the property was declared a provincial heritage site by Heritage Western Cape on Monday, 28 October 2019. Read More

Minister Fritz calls for innovative use of technology to prevent prison crime

29 October 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns in the strongest terms an attempt of drug smuggling at Voorberg Prison in Porterville, Stellenbosch, on Saturday. Read More

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