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DSD provides social assistance in light of alleged child neglect

17 July 2019

A video clip was recently circulated on social media depicting alleged neglect of small children. The community member who raised the alarm, and brought the case to the Department’s attention, feared for the safety and wellbeing of the children. Read More

Our schools should be places where we “Enter to learn”

16 July 2019

Last week I requested that the Department provide me with the statistics relating to burglary and vandalism incidents during the past June/July holiday.  The response was disappointing.  Read More

52 Blue Downs residents receive title deeds to their homes

16 July 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, handed over 52 title deeds to residents of Blue Downs. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to highlight first month in office

15 July 2019

Today, 15 July 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will conduct a press conference, where he will unpack his first month in office. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers covers 8 000km first month in office

15 July 2019

Accelerating housing delivery Visited project sites and engaged stakeholders Handed over units in Forest Village, Grabouw and Caledon Sod turning in Barrydale and George Opened an internal and criminal case based on a falsified housing letter Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to handover title deeds In Blue Downs

15 July 2019

Tomorrow, 16 July 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over 52 title deeds to deserving recipients in Blue Downs. This hand over has been made possible through our Enhanced Extended Discounted Benefit Scheme (EEDBS). Read More

WC Dam levels continue to increase

15 July 2019

The average dam level in the Western Cape continues to increase as Read More

Accessibility and technology the focus as Archives Awareness Week kicks off

15 July 2019

Accessibility and technology the focus as annual Archives Awareness Week kicks off Read More

Somerset West provincial traffic centre leads successful operation

12 July 2019

Two people were arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and being in possession of fraudulent documents at an integrated roadblock at the Somerset West weighbridge on 10 July 2019. Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais to launch National Archives Awareness Week

12 July 2019

As we celebrate 25 years of democracy this year, the Archives service will be reflecting on this period, through programmes and activities during the National Annual Archives Awareness Week from 15 to 19 July 2019. Read More

WC to Establish Inter-Ministerial Collaboration Following SANDF Deployments

12 July 2019

Last night, the Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, announced during his budget vote speech that the SANDF will be deployed in the Cape’s most gang-ravaged communities. Read More

Three injured in Worcester tanker explosion

11 July 2019

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, 10 July 2019, a tanker transporting liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) exploded in the industrial area of Worcester, 120 Read More

Seweweekspoort flood damage repairs progressing well

11 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with flood damage repairs to road structures in Seweweekspoort. Read More

Premier Winde welcomes the employment of SANDF in the Western Cape

11 July 2019

Premier Alan Winde welcomes the announcement by Minister Bheki Cele that the President has authorised the employment of the SANDF to the worst affected crime areas in the province. Read More

Minister Fritz Calls on Minister Cele to Address WC Crime in Budget Vote Speech

10 July 2019

Minister Fritz Calls on Minister Cele to Address Western Cape Crime in Budget Vote Speech Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements Resolves Over 2000 Housing Queries In June

10 July 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements’ Minister Tertuis Simmers wishes to commend the Department’s Help Desk for assisting more than 2 000 residents with housing queries for the month of June 2019. Read More

World Population Day

10 July 2019

DSD seeks to raise awareness of population growth as forecast show an increase of 700 000 people over next 5 years. Read More

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