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Groote Schuur Hospital is thankful for ICU equipment and PPE donations

4 July 2020

Groote Schuur Hospital is thankful to the South African Medical & Education (SAME) Foundation for the recent donation to the value of over R4 million worth of equipment to be used in the hospital’s Intensive Care Units. Read More

Minister Maynier visits Grabouw, Overberg to oversee the Hotspot Strategy

3 July 2020

On Wednesday, 1 July 2020, I visited Grabouw to meet with local mayors, the disaster management team (Joint Operations Centre - JOC), Joint District Approach (JDA) team, law enforcement, health officials, and other key provincial officials to engage... Read More

Western Cape Department of Agriculture supports SMME development

3 July 2020

Amidst Covid-19, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) continues to support and nurture Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) within the Western Cape's agricultural economy. Read More

WCPO agrees to investigate secondary victimization

3 July 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the Western Cape Police Ombudsman (WCPO), Mr JJ Brand's investigation into cases of secondary victimization (SV). Read More

Spreading warmth this Mandela Day

3 July 2020

In the lead up to Mandela Day on 18th July, there is an opportunity to focus our efforts to ensure our most vulnerable citizens can feel some “Madiba warmth” this winter.  Read More

#GoDigitalWC Webinars & Articles

2 July 2020

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George Psychiatrist on Covid-19 experience

2 July 2020

When Dr Anthony Petrie (63) from George Hospital received his positive result, he did not believe it could be positive. It was only when he received an email with his diagnosis, that he accepted that he had COVID-19. Read More

MEC Fernandez appeals to National DSD to announce opening dates for ECDs

2 July 2020

The Provincial Minister of Social Development Sharna Fernandez calls on the National Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu to announce a reopening date for Early Childhood Development centres as a matter of urgency, and to finalise the much... Read More

Appointment of Transnet Port Terminal Chief Executive welcomed

2 July 2020

We welcome the appointment of Velile Dube as Chief Executive of Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) from 1 July. Velile Dube’s experience of the Cape Town environment will be valuable as we work together to address the significant operational challenges... Read More

Minister Fritz condemns conduct by CoCT law enforcement officers in Khayelitsha

2 July 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns the conduct of four City of Cape Town law enforcement officers in Khayelitsha yesterday, which infringed on the human dignity of a resident in the province. This conduct has no place in the... Read More

Minister Fritz consults with Khayelitsha FBOs on responding to Covid-19

2 July 2020

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a consultation with approximately 30 Faith Based Organisations (FBO) from Khayelitsha, Lingelethu West, Harare, Mfuleni and Kleinvlei.  Read More

Grades R, 6 and 11 will return to class on Monday 6 July 2020

2 July 2020

We have noted the statement by the national minister regarding today’s discussions in the Council of Education Ministers. Read More

Groote Schuur Hospital Appreciation Wednesday hero: Develin Basson

1 July 2020

Develin Basson, an Administration Clerk at Groote Schuur Hospital is today’s Appreciation Wednesday hero. The campaign seeks to give appreciation to ordinary heroes who are inspiring others during the Covid-19 pandemic.   Read More

WCED offers temporary Classroom Assistant posts during the national disaster

1 July 2020

The WCED is asking candidates who wish to be considered as temporary classroom assistants during the national state of disaster to register their profiles on our online system as part of our Classroom Assistant initiative. Read More

Minister Fritz condemns Philippi 2 shootings, killing 6

1 July 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has condemned in the strongest terms the two shooting incidents which were reported in Philippi East within the Nyanga Cluster yesterday, killing six people in total.  Read More

More people occupy quarantine and isolation facilities

1 July 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit Masiphumelele taxi rank

1 July 2020

As part of Western Cape Government’s COVID-19 awareness campaign, the Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will tomorrow, Thursday 2 July 2020, visit Masiphumelele taxi rank near Fish Hoek and Kommetjie. Read More

Chrysalis Academy launches virtual photo album in youth month

30 June 2020

Today, Chrysalis Academy launched its virtual and living photo album, marking its twentieth anniversary as we conclude youth month. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers engages Dunoon Project Steering Committee on RISSUP

30 June 2020

Yesterday, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers, accompanied by the City of Cape Town’s (CoCT) MAYCO member for Human Settlements, Councillor Malusi Booi, engaged the Dunoon Project Steering Committee (PSC), where an update... Read More

MEC Fritz calls on public to have their say - liquor license application process

30 June 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 30 June 2020 Release: immediately Read More

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