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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Ebenezer housing project to benefit New Horizon and Qolweni residents

19 July 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says the Ebenezer piece of land identified for a housing project in the Bitou Municipal area, could benefit up to 1500 people. Read More

DSD invests R 345, 428 to ECD sector over 2019/2020

19 July 2019

Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela's birthday. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first... Read More

Minister Anroux Marais mourns the loss of Johnny Clegg

17 July 2019

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of the great Johnny Clegg. Read More

Mandela Day Surgeries Project 2019

17 July 2019

Mandela Day Surgeries Project restores quality and dignity of life to 250 patients For the past three years, the Western Cape Department of Health and its valued partners, have brought life-changing experiences to the lives of hundreds of... Read More

Roadworks update: N7 between Bosmansdam and Melkbosstrand

17 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with two roadworks projects spanning 16 km of the N7: one between the Bosmansdam and Potsdam (Sanddown) interchanges (6.4 km); and the other between th Read More

Minister Fritz condemns senseless murder of Manenberg mom-to-be

17 July 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has condemned in the strongest terms the murder of Tasneem Simons, on Monday in Gamtoos Road, Manenberg. Simons was just 22 years old and three months pregnant when she was shot in the head whilst... Read More

Minister Fernandez Speech: 2nd Harvest nutritional ECD event in Wellington

17 July 2019

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen, It is indeed and honour and a privilege to be here at this occasion. I wish to thank 2nd Harvest, outside the bill and all other stakeholders for the opportunity to address you this evening. Read More

Minister Fernandez Speech: 2nd Harvest nutritional ECD event in Wellington

17 July 2019

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen, It is indeed and honour and a privilege to be here at this occasion. I wish to thank 2nd Harvest, outside the bill and all other stakeholders for the opportunity to address you this evening. Read More

DSD provides social assistance in light of alleged child neglect

17 July 2019

A video clip was recently circulated on social media depicting alleged neglect of small children. The community member who raised the alarm, and brought the case to the Department’s attention, feared for the safety and wellbeing of the children. Read More

Our schools should be places where we “Enter to learn”

16 July 2019

Last week I requested that the Department provide me with the statistics relating to burglary and vandalism incidents during the past June/July holiday.  The response was disappointing.  Read More

52 Blue Downs residents receive title deeds to their homes

16 July 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, handed over 52 title deeds to residents of Blue Downs. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to highlight first month in office

15 July 2019

Today, 15 July 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will conduct a press conference, where he will unpack his first month in office. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers covers 8 000km first month in office

15 July 2019

Accelerating housing delivery Visited project sites and engaged stakeholders Handed over units in Forest Village, Grabouw and Caledon Sod turning in Barrydale and George Opened an internal and criminal case based on a falsified housing letter Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to handover title deeds In Blue Downs

15 July 2019

Tomorrow, 16 July 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over 52 title deeds to deserving recipients in Blue Downs. This hand over has been made possible through our Enhanced Extended Discounted Benefit Scheme (EEDBS). Read More

WC Dam levels continue to increase

15 July 2019

The average dam level in the Western Cape continues to increase as Read More

Accessibility and technology the focus as Archives Awareness Week kicks off

15 July 2019

Accessibility and technology the focus as annual Archives Awareness Week kicks off Read More

Somerset West provincial traffic centre leads successful operation

12 July 2019

Two people were arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and being in possession of fraudulent documents at an integrated roadblock at the Somerset West weighbridge on 10 July 2019. Read More

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