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Nominations now open for the Neighbourhood Watch Awards

22 February 2019

The City of Cape Town’s annual Neighbourhood Watch Awards event celebrates individuals and groups within the neighbourhood watch fraternity who go above and beyond the call of duty.: Read More

DOCS Exhibits at the International Mother Language Day

22 February 2019

The Department of Community Safety was honoured to exhibit at the celebration of the International Mother Language Day (IMLD), held on Friday, 22 February 2019, at the Khayelitsha Community Centre, in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Read More

Drought support stepped up in the West Coast District

21 February 2019

Drought support to farmers in the West Coast District, Matzikama and Cederberg will be intensified, while in Swartland, farmers do not require fodder support, the annual summer season veld assessment has revealed.   Read More

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer responds to the 2019 budget

21 February 2019

Finance Minister Tito Mobweni’s budget speech yesterday did nothing to outline how this country intends to grow employment and was non-committal on major issues facing the economy. Read More

Minister Madikizela To Hand Over Houses in Saron, Drakenstein

20 February 2019

Today, Wednesday 20 February 2019,  Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over 27 houses in Saron, north of Wellington in the Drakenstein municipal area. Read More

Media Release:Army Should Stop Parading; Be A Force Multiplier Against Crime

20 February 2019

Provincial Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, has said that instead of going on week long, expensive parades paid for by taxpayers, the army should be deployed across communities in the Province, where an urgent need to address high crime... Read More

WCED’s Raise your voice – Not your phone campaign kicks off for 2019

20 February 2019

In 2019, we want all our schools to celebrate and encourage the diversity, uniqueness and talents of all our learners in this province, no matter what their circumstances. Read More

MEC Fritz & Tim Noakes Host Nutrition Workshop for Under-Privileged Youths

20 February 2019

Today, the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, hosted a workshop on eating to prevent chronic illness and increase productivity together with the Founder Read More

Minister Fritz calls on Province to #FindJenevaDiergal

19 February 2019

On 25 January 2019, Jeveva Diergal (8) went missing from her Aunt’s home in Klawer on the West Coast. The Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, is calling on the Province to familiarise themselves with this case and #FindJenevaDiergal.   Read More

Violence, trauma and alcohol has devastating effects on WC Health system

19 February 2019

Today, Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo briefed the media on the impact of violence, trauma and alcohol has on the health system. Read More

Flood damage repairs to roads in Seweweekspoort

19 February 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started flood damage repairs to road structures in Seweweekspoort. Read More

Media Release: 100 Days as Minister of Community Safety

19 February 2019

21st Century approach to crime fighting Pushing our mandate to the limit Fighting gun crime – R10 000 reward R5 million toward reservists Launch of crime fighter recognition awards Read More

Media alert: MEC Schäfer and DJ Carl Wastie to kick off anti-bullying campaign

19 February 2019

Tomorrow, Provincial Education MEC, Debbie Schafer and radio DJ Carl Wastie will be kicking off the WCED’s “Raise Your Voice, Not Your Phone” anti-bullying campaign for 2019 at Westridge Secondary School in Mitchells Plain.   Read More

Speech delivered by WC MEC Debbie Schäfer at the Debate on the Premier’s SOPA

19 February 2019

On Friday, the Premier showed us how, when the voting public is prepared to “swim upstream”, and vote differently to the rest of the country, they reap substantial rewards. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Highlight First 100 Days in Office

18 February 2019

Tomorrow, 19 February 2019, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde will conduct a press conference, where he will unpack his first 100 days in office. Read More

MEC Fritz & Tim Noakes to Host Nutrition Workshop for Under-Privileged Youths

18 February 2019

On Wednesday, 20 February 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a workshop on healthy eating, nutrition and exercise together with Read More

Minister Schäfer congratulates WC winners in international entrepreneur awards

18 February 2019

Two Western Cape women in agriculture have been named among the world’s top women entrepreneurs in the 2019 Enterprising Women Awards.   Read More

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