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DSD warns the public about fraudulent letter of support

5 July 2019

The Department of Social Development would like to warn the public about fake letters of endorsement being distributed by the Al Noor Orphanage in Cape Town. Read More

Media Release: Minister Fritz Commends Commissioner of Oaths Volunteer Project

4 July 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the Commissioner of Oaths Volunteer (COV) Project, which since its launch on 12 February 2019, has freed up 18 SAPS members from document certification to perform their crime fightin Read More

Dams show slight increase

4 July 2019

Dam levels continue to recover in the Western Cape following recent rainfall across the province. Provincial dam levels are currently increasing by about 2.5% per week. The latest average level for dams across the province stands at 39.3% (2018: 41.... Read More

Western Cape Government welcomes Audit outcomes

4 July 2019

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. The Department of Local Government in the Western Cape, has welcomed the Auditor-General’s report on audit outcomes for municipalities in the... Read More

Dams show slight increase

4 July 2019

The dams in the Western Cape continue to show a slight increase in levels. Read More

Western Cape Disaster Management Centre – Severe Weather Update

4 July 2019

  The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre has been alerted by the South African Weather Service that adverse weather conditions is expected from lunchtime tomorrow (Friday 21 June 2019) across large parts of the Western Cape continuing into the... Read More

MEC Fritz calls for transparent appointment of a SAPS Provincial Commissioner

3 July 2019

Minister Albert Fritz notes that talks have commenced on the possible replacement of the Provincial Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula and calls for the transparent appointment of a new Provincial Commissioner who will prioritise the safety of Read More

Fake Housing Letter To Be Investigated

2 July 2019

The letter, which uses the City of Cape Town’s EPWP helpdesk landline number and dated 1 July 2019, has the Western Cape Government’s letterhead and is signed by a so called project manager, Melananie Koen. Read More

Minister Fernandez calls on society to help in the fight against child abuse

2 July 2019

Minister Fernandez calls on society to help us in our fight against child abuse and neglect by reporting organisations who compromise or exploit vulnerable children in our Province. Read More

Help us to create booze-free roads this July

1 July 2019

Traffic officers of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and other law enforcement agencies will be doing their best to keep our roads safe this July. Read More

Franschhoek Pass remains closed until further notice

1 July 2019

For safety reasons, Franschhoek Pass had to be closed after a rockfall on 22 June 2019. A geotechnical investigation is underway to determine the extent and nature of the damage. Only once the report on this assessment has been received will it be... Read More

Western Cape Department of Agriculture scoops another award for SmartAgri plan

1 July 2019

Close on the heels of being awarded with the 2018 Premier Service Excellence Award Gold in the Category Best Implemented Plan, the SmartAgri plan of Read More

Minister Simmers To Hand Over Houses In Forest Village

28 June 2019

Tomorrow, 28 June 2019, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers will hand over more than 40 houses in the Forest Village housing development in Eersterivier. Read More

Media Release: Minister Albert Fritz visits Youth Safety Holiday Programme

28 June 2019

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, together with Councillors Elton Jansen and Bernadette Clarke, visited the Read More

EPWP early childhood development graduation ceremony

28 June 2019

It is internationally recognised that actively supporting the development of children in their early years is the one of the best investments a country can make. Read More

Western Cape Brings Joy To Recipients Of The Forest Village Housing Project

28 June 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, handed over 42 houses to beneficiaries, as part of the Forest Village Housing Development in Eersteriver. Read More

Media Alert: New Spokesperson for Minister of Health

27 June 2019

As of today, 27 June 2019, the Spokesperson for the Minister of Health, Dr. Nomafrench Mbombo, will be Ms Nomawethu Sbukwana. She can be reached on: Cell: 083 893 5200 Read More

Repairs at Knysna High School Hostel

27 June 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started refurbishing the Knysna High School boarding hostel which was damaged by fire in June 2017. Read More

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