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Minister Schäfer welcomes learners at the start of the 2020 school year

15 January 2020

Today I visited St Mary’s Primary School in Gardens, Cape Town, to welcome some of the more than 1 million learners that will start the school year in the Western Cape today. Read More

Lunch boxes: 198 opportunities for a healthy child

14 January 2020

Did you know that a healthy snack at school plays a major role in your child’s ability to concentrate and participate at school? This year you have about 198 opportunities to pack a healthy lunch box for your child. Read More

Media alert: Minister Schäfer to visit St Mary’s PS for the first day of school

14 January 2020

Tomorrow, Wednesday 15 January 2020, at 07h30, Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer will visit St Mary’s Primary School to welcome learners arriving for the first day of the 2020 school year. Read More

Service provider appointed to conduct lifestyle audits for Western Cape Cabinet

13 January 2020

A service provider who will conduct lifestyle audits on the Western Cape cabinet as promised by Premier Alan Winde before the election, has been appointed.   Read More

SAPS fails to comply with Domestic Violence Act

13 January 2020

The Department of Community Safety (DoCS) has concluded the Census Project, monitoring the level of compliance of 150 police stations in the province with the Domestic Violence Act (DVA) 116 of 1998 and the SAPS National Instruction 7/1999. Read More

Minister Madikizela to embark on road safety roadshow across the Western Cape

13 January 2020

Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Bonginkosi Madikizela will travel across the province starting from today to discuss road safety initiatives and law enforcement integration plans. Read More

Residents Urged to Submit Comment on Train Arson

10 January 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz has called on the public to submit comments that will aid the Western Cape Police Ombudsman (WCPO), Mr J.J Brand, in completing a Read More

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations, 1 to 31 December 2019

9 January 2020

Results of Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations, 1 to 31 December 2019 Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Media alert: Media accreditation for the Western Cape NSC 2019 awards ceremony

9 January 2020

On Thursday 16th January 2020,  Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education in the province will be hosting the Western Cape National Senior Certificate (NSC) 2019 Awards Ceremony at Leeuwenhof, the Premier’s Residence. Read More

NSC results indicate that the inequality gap is closing

8 January 2020

Yesterday I attended the release of the 2019 National Senior Certificate (NSC) results in Johannesburg. It was a happy occasion and I am pleased that we have improved our pass rate to 82.3%. Read More

Minister Fritz celebrates Chrysalis’ 20th anniversary

8 January 2020

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, unveiled a banner marking the beginning of Chrysalis Academy’s 20th anniversary. Read More

Peak season report sees promising growth in domestic tourism

8 January 2020

We welcome initial reports from the tourism industry that indicate a good season, with a promising growth in domestic tourism thanks to an increase in visitors from Kwa-Zulu Natal, Gauteng and the North West to the Western Cape. Read More

Min Fernandez-public to seek support in cases of matric-results disappointment.

8 January 2020

Completing secondary education, commonly referred to as high school, is a rite of passage. It involves a significant change of status in society. Passing matric is an important stepping-stone, for what future lies ahead for many adolescences.  Read More

Media alert: Release of Western Cape candidate and school results

7 January 2020

Tomorrow, Wednesday 8 January 2020, at 12h00, Minister Debbie Schäfer will visit Paarl Gimnasium HS for the release of the 2019 candidate and school NSC results. There will be opportunities for photographs and interviews. Read More

Minister Fritz to mark chrysalis’ 20th anniversary

7 January 2020

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will unveil a banner marking the beginning of Chrysalis Academy’s 20th anniversary. Minister Fritz will be joined by Chrysalis CEO, Dr Lucille Meyer, and Chrysalis founder, Mark Wiley. Read More

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

7 January 2020

This evening Minister Motshekga announced the national matric results.  I would like to congratulate all provinces that have achieved improvements in the quality of their pass rates. Read More

DSD to investigate complaints- Beitun Nur Home for the Destitute in Schaapkraal.

7 January 2020

Urgent Notice from the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez. "I have received numerous calls and messages in response to a WhatsApp message that is circulating regarding the Beitun Nur Home for the Destitute in Schaapkraal. Read More

Media alert: Details regarding NSC results announcement in the Western Cape

6 January 2020

Dear Media Please note the following in preparation for the release of the 2019 NSC results. 7 January 2020: Read More

Western Cape welcomes provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Matakata

6 January 2020

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and Minister for Community Safety, Albert Fritz met with the new provincial police commissioner Yolisa Matakata today, handing over a copy of the Western Cape Safety Plan and committing to building a supportive and... Read More

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