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Minister Madikizela to open R5 million road project in Simunye, Bredasdorp

14 November 2019

Tomorrow, Friday 15 November 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially open the newly constructed road in Simunye, Bredasdorp in the Cape Agulhas Read More

Minister Fritz Welcomes Arrest of Suspect in Hess Murder

14 November 2019

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 14 November 2019 Release: immediately Read More

Housing demand database returns to the garden route

14 November 2019

With the “Pilot” phase having been conducted in the George municipal area in September, the Provincial Housing Demand Database Drive now returns to the Garden Route.  The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements, together with municipalities in... Read More

Minister Anroux Marais mourns the loss of Sandile Dikeni

13 November 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: MINISTER ANROUX MARAIS MOURNS THE LOSS OF SANDILE DIKENI It is with immense sorrow that we have learnt of the passing of one of the great poets and social commentators of our time, Sandile Dikeni. Read More

National Lilizela Tourism Awards - Congratulations to the Western Cape winners

13 November 2019

We are proud of the Western Cape tourism businesses who shone at the National Lilizela Tourism Awards, taking home 12 coveted trophies on Saturday, 9 November.    Read More

Spotlight on Diabetes

13 November 2019

You might have heard or read about diabetes, or you know someone with diabetes, or perhaps you have diabetes. Much has been done to raise awareness of the impact that diabetes has on the individual and family. Read More

Chrysalis, Western Cape Government Take Stand Against GBV

12 November 2019

On Saturday 9 November 2019, the Western Cape Government, through the Western Cape on Wellness (WOW) and the Chrysalis Youth Academy, hosted a walk against gender-based violence. Read More

Ministerial directives make CPF elections more inclusive

12 November 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, calls on all Community Police Forums (CPFs) to abide by the ‘Community Policing Forums (CPFs) Annual General Read More

Scrapping of unabridged birth certificates welcomed; campaign planned

12 November 2019

We welcome the recent announcement by the Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, that the requirement for unabridged birth certificates for visitors travelling to South Africa is officially scrapped. Read More

Rehabilitation of Trunk Road 33 section 3 between Oudtshoorn to De Rust

12 November 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is currently rehabilitating Trunk Road 33 Section 3 between Oudtshoorn (KM 1.9) to De Rust (KM 35.4). Read More

ArcelorMittal announcement: WCG will work hard to grow the economy in Saldanha

11 November 2019

​We are devastated by the news, announced today by ArcelorMittal South Africa, that the steel works plant in Saldanha will be wound down and put into a state of care and maintenance. Read More

Velddrif housing task team finalised and active

11 November 2019

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says he is pleased that the Velddrif Housing task team has been finalised and that they are now active. Read More

Public Protector to investigate political interference

11 November 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the decision by the Office of Public Protector to investigate alleged political interference in the appointment of a Provincial Police Commissioner in the Western Cape. Read More

Chrysalis Academy and Western Cape Government Take Stand Against GBV

11 November 2019

On Saturday 9 November 2019, the Western Cape Government, through the Western Cape on Wellness (WOW) and the Chrysalis Youth Academy, hosted a walk against gender-based violence. Read More

WC Dam levels stabilise, thunderstorms predicted in Karoo region

11 November 2019

The latest average dam level for the Western Cape is 66.2% (2018: 63.1%), a slight decrease Read More

Community Chest Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards Ceremony

8 November 2019

On Sunday, 10 November 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, will be delivering a keynote address at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town. Read More

Community Chest Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards Ceremony

8 November 2019

On Sunday, 10 November 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, will be delivering a keynote address at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town. Read More

Join Chrysalis women in walk against gender-based violence

8 November 2019

Join Western Cape on Wellness (WOW) and the Chrysalis Youth Academy tomorrow in their walk against gender-based violence. White ribbons will be handed out on the walk.      Read More

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