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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Minister Tertuis Simmers to greater Retreat stakeholders

16 September 2020

Today, 16 September 2020, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will engage relevant the Ward Councillors, sub-council and super Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the Greater Retreat Housing Project. Read More

Belhar CBD housing development enters student accommodation phase

16 September 2020

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says he is pleased that the student accommodation has broken ground at the Belhar CBD project. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital hero amongst us – Sabelo Handula

16 September 2020

This week’s nominated coronavirus hero amongst us at Tygerberg Hospital, Sabelo Handula provides an essential service to the public during these challenging times. Read More

Minister Schäfer wishes the 2020 matric class the best for their trial exams

16 September 2020

I would like to wish all of our matric learners the very best as they tackle their trial examinations over the next three weeks. The recommended window for the exams is 15 September to 7 October, and learners have already begun to write some of... Read More

“Covid-19 at work was like an action movie” – Vincent Rossouw

16 September 2020

Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) values self-reflections to enable employees to take a step back, reflect on the current COVID-19 situation, integrate learnings, plan for the future and celebrate both personal and professional accomplishments. Read More

We are ready to welcome business travellers to Cape Town and the Western Cape

16 September 2020

With our innovative hybrid conferencing and meeting facilities, world-class attractions and strict health measures in place, we are ready to welcome business travellers back to the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape. Read More

Conradie housing construction commence in September

16 September 2020

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

First of six cheque handovers boosts West Coast sport federations

15 September 2020

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its Sport Promotion Directorate, has embarked on cheque handovers across the various districts in order to support sporting federations in their re-opening of the sector. Read More

Minister Marais mourns the loss of Gawie Fagan

15 September 2020

The Western Cape architectural and heritage landscape has lost a great voice with the passing of Gawie Fagan. Read More

MEC Fritz calls for increased allocation of POP officers to the Western Cape

15 September 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, calls on the SAPS in the Western Cape to increase their allocation of Public Order Police (POP) officers and establish an additional POP unit in the Western Cape. Read More

Over R600 000 presented to West Coast sport federations as sector reopens

15 September 2020

Alert Level 2 Regulations now allow for the resumption of sporting activities, including professional and non-professional matches, authorised by recognised sporting bodies, subject to the following: Read More

Cape Agulhas team steps out of their comfort zone to conquer Covid-19

15 September 2020

Cape Agulhas is a smaller sub-district in the Overberg, which means that their staff component is significantly smaller than other sub-districts. Read More

Minister Marais mourns with Bonteheuwel over the loss of beloved Flori Skrikker

14 September 2020

It is with great sadness that Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport heard of the passing of the legendary “Auntie Flori” Skrikker from Bonteheuwel over the weekend. Read More

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations: 7 – 13 September 2020

14 September 2020

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services implemented a total of 82 integrated roadblocks, vehicle checkpoint and speed control operations across the province in the week of 7 to 13 September 2020, and 13 321 vehicles were stopped and checked. Read More

WC Liquor Authority conducts 144 investigations, 42 suspensions

14 September 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, notes that the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) has conducted 144 investigations on liquor traders who have reportedly contravened the National Disaster Management Act’s regulations. Further, that... Read More

Minister Madikizela extends condolences to CODETA following death of leader

14 September 2020

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

Occupational therapy week – caring for children during a global pandemic

14 September 2020

The Occupational Therapy team at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital (RCWMCH) is helping to build resilience during uncertain times by empowering the parents and caregivers of their young patients. Read More

Women’s health services available at all our clinics

11 September 2020

Make the arrival of Spring the start of a new season for your health. Make use of the all-inclusive services offered at Western Cape Government Health’s facilities, without hesitation. We call on women to talk to healthcare workers about their needs... Read More

First footsteps into virtual conferencing and farmer's days

11 September 2020

The innovative use of virtual platforms has enabled the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) to deliver client-focused, problem-solving technical information backed by the extensive research portfolio of the Programme Research and... Read More

Mantashe to urgently finalise and gazette Section 34 Determinations

11 September 2020

We welcome the announcement yesterday (10 September 2020), by Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, that the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has provided its concurrence to three Section 34 Ministerial... Read More

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