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Cape Town named as 2023 International Netball Federation World Cup host

7 March 2019

  Cape Town was officially announced as the host city for the 2023 International Netball Federation (INF) World Cup at a press conference on the foreshore on Thursday, 7 March 2019. Read More

Grabouw CDC to get 24hour Emergency Service and extended operating hours

7 March 2019

An improvement strategy for Health Services in Grabouw was discussed with residents during a public meeting held today, 7 March 2019. Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, along with senior officials for the Department of Health... Read More

Minister Fritz Commends Conquerors of GBV

7 March 2019

As we commemorate International Women’s Day, I would like to commend the many brave women who were once victims of gender-based violence (GBV) and abuse but who tod Read More

Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses appeal by Uitzig SGB

6 March 2019

Last week, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) dismissed – with costs - the appeal by Uitzig School Governing Body (SGB) against my 2017 decision to close this school. Read More

Blockchain provides opportunities to improve government efficiency

6 March 2019

Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille and Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer both gave key note addresses at the Blockchain Africa conference held in Cape Town today, focusing on the possibilities blockchain technology holds for... Read More

Department Extends Its Appreciation to Its Partners in the Religious Fraternity

6 March 2019

On 7 March 2019 the Youth Safety and Religion Partnership (YSRP) programme (Directorate: Safety Promotion and Partnerships) hosted the representatives of the religious fraternity who participated in the programme during 2019 at an Appreciation Event... Read More

Media Release: Western Cape South African Police Service Management in Disarray

5 March 2019

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde says urgent intervention is needed in the police’s senior management in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Statement: Quota system threatens rather than promotes transformation

5 March 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: QUOTA SYSTEM THREATENS RATHER THAN PROMOTES TRANSFORMATION IN SPORT Read More

Minister Madikizela To Hand Over Wupperthal Site

5 March 2019

Tomorrow, Wednesday 6 March 2019, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over the Wupperthal site to a contractor to resume the project of erecting temporary housing in Wupperthal. Read More

Minister Fritz Condemns Shooting Resulting in Death of 3 Year Old Boy

5 March 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, has condemned the shooting in Pook se Bos, Rylands, that resulted in the death of a t Read More

Mentoring and training boost contractor development outcomes

5 March 2019

Twenty Western Cape emerging contractors successfully completed a three-year accredited training and mentoring programme offered by the Department of Transport and Public Works. Read More

Minister Madikizela To Hand Over Serviced Sites In Nkqubela, Robertson

4 March 2019

Today, Monday 4 March 2019, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over serviced sites to Kanana residents in Nkqubela, Robertson. Read More

WC Water Update

4 March 2019

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Joy As Minister Madikizela Hands Over Serviced Sites In Robertson, Langeberg

4 March 2019

“Everyone who was dispossessed of their land must get their land back. There should be no questions whether people should own the land or not.” Read More

Over 154 hotspots and scrapyards inspected

3 March 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government Read More

South Africa’s first floating solar PV installation unveiled in the Western Cape

3 March 2019

Marlenique, a fruit farm and wedding venue just outside of Franschhoek has unveiled a state of the art, floating solar PV system. Read More

Human Settlements To Hand Over Houses In R1.1billon Forest Village, Eerste River

1 March 2019

Today, Friday 1 March 2019, the National Minister of Human Settlements NomaIndiya Mfeketo and Provincial Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over homes in the R1.1billon Forest Village Housing Project. Read More

Minister Madikizela Handed Over 135 Title Deeds In Mooiwater, Franschhoek

1 March 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela together with Stellenbosch Mayor Advocate Gesie van Deventer handed over 135 title deeds in Mooiwater, Franschhoek. Read More

WCG publishes Draft Regulations pertaining to the School Evaluations Authority

1 March 2019

On Monday 25th February 2019, the Western Cape Government gazetted the Draft Regulations pertaining to the School Evaluations Authority (SEA) for public comment. The closing date for comment is 18 March 2019. Read More

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