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Tribute to outgoing provincial human settlement head of department

28 October 2019

I would like to thank the outgoing Head of Department (HOD), Mr Thando Mguli, who on Friday, 25 October 2019, delivered his final annual report to the Standing Committee on Human Settlements in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

Congratulations to the winners of the Journey to Service Excellence Awards

28 October 2019

The Journey to Service Excellence (J2SE) Awards, held at the Nelson Wine Estate on Thursday, 24 October, recognised and rewarded those who work passionately and with pride to deliver service excellence to those visiting Paarl and Wellington.  Read More

Dam levels get welcome bump

28 October 2019

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Bitou municipality agrees with provincial human settlement development plan

24 October 2019

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says he is pleased that the Bitou Municipality has finally agreed with the housing development plans for their area.   Read More

SAPS must work with and support local neighbourhood watch structures

24 October 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is calling on the South African Police Service to work more closely with local Neighbourhood Watch (NHW Read More

Premier Winde and Minister Marais welcome new Heritage Western Cape Council

24 October 2019

On Thursday, 24 October 2019, Premier Alan Winde and Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially welcomed the new council of Heritage Western Ca Read More

Scouting in Schools volunteers welcomed back from USA trip by Minister Marais

24 October 2019

Fourteen young Scout leaders who recently returned from working at summer camps in the USA met the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, this week to share Read More

Western Cape Housing Demand Database Drive goes to Cape Winelands

23 October 2019

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements, together with the Witzenberg and Langeberg Municipalities, will embark on a Housing Demand Database Verification and Registration Drive on the weekend of the 26th & 27th October. Read More

New Heritage WC Council to be inaugurated by Premier Winde and Minister Marais

23 October 2019

MEDIA ALERT:  NEW HERITAGE WESTERN CAPE COUNCIL TO BE INAUGURATED BY PREMIER WINDE AND MINISTER MARAIS   Read More

DSD achieves 7th consecutive clean audit

23 October 2019

Today, 23 October 2019, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, tabled the department’s annual report for the 2018/19 financial year at the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. The Department has obtained a clean audit for... Read More

R50 million emergency funding for drought stricken farms in the Western Cape

23 October 2019

On Tuesday, the Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Minister David Maynier, authorised the release of R50 million in emergency drought relief in terms of section 25 of the Public Finance Management Act (Act 6 of 2000). Read More

All arrears of Gatesville residents in government rental units written off

22 October 2019

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says residents of the Gatesville Rental Housing complex in Athlone, which is owned and managed by the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements, will have all of their arrears written... Read More

Year-on-year decrease in conviction of kidnappers a threat to safety

22 October 2019

On 13 September 2019, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, received a written question from Member of Provincial Legislature, Mireille Wenger, on the number of kidnappings recorded, which included children. Read More

Minister Fritz launches Central Karoo safety forum

22 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, launched the Central Karoo District Municipality’s Safety Forum in Prince Albert. This follows the Determination of Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) and safety plan review.  Read More

DSD to present annual report for the 2018/19 financial year

22 October 2019

On Wednesday, 23 October 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, will be briefing the Standing Committee on the Development’s Annual Report for the 2018/19 financial year. Read More

Speedy resolution of flight delays at CT International Airport anticipated

22 October 2019

[Joint statement by David Maynier and James Vos] Earlier today we were informed of the delay of flights at Cape Town International airport due to the grounding of several aircraft by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). Read More

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