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Call for nominations - Provincial Safety Advisory Committee

3 March 2020

Call for nominations for NGO representative vacancy in the Provincial Safety Advisory Committee Read More

Premier Winde meets with Western Cape municipalities to discuss energy

3 March 2020

Twenty four of the Western Cape’s municipalities now allow for the installation of solar PV with a connection to the grid, with Bitou being the latest municipality to come on board. Read More

Minister Fritz to speak at West End Primary awards ceremony

2 March 2020

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will speak at the awards ceremony and classroom unveiling at West End Primary School. Read More

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! Lets fight the scourge of violence against women and children

2 March 2020

Every time a child is murdered, the entire community is affected. Right now, several of our communities are facing immense trauma. Assisting these communities during this difficult time is the Department of Social Development’s top priority. Read More

School safety ambassadors make a difference at West End Primary School

2 March 2020

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, delivered the keynote speech at the opening of a new multi-purpose classroom and awards ceremony at West End Primary School, Lentegeur. Read More

New Junior Traffic Training Centre at Steynville Primary School in Piketberg

2 March 2020

“With this Junior Traffic Training Centre, we aim to prevent further injuries to our children. We aim to educate primary school learners and toddlers how to walk safely to school and back. Read More

Let's all take personal responsibility for making our roads safer

2 March 2020

In March and in every other month of the year, traffic and road safety officers of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) will be hard at work making our roads safer. Read More

Update :65 Babies born on Leap Day in public health facilities

29 February 2020

Saturday, 29th February 2020, proved to be a bustle of activity for both staff and parents at public health care facilities throughout the Western Cape as 65 babies were born by 15:00 on Leap Day, comprising of 24 boys and 41 girls. Read More

Listen to our Business Support Radio Show Part 2: Tackling business challenges

28 February 2020

On 27 February, the Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, the HOD for the Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Solly Fourie, and the Chief Director for the Green Economy, Helen Davies, spoke to Wayne Mckay from... Read More

Media Briefing On Western Cape Readiness for COVID-19

28 February 2020

Following the diagnosis of a patient with COVID-19 in Nigeria, the first patient in Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Cape Government Health is hosting a media briefing on Monday, 2 March, to detail provincial readiness and the measures put into place to... Read More

Media Briefing On Western Cape Readiness for COVID-19

28 February 2020

Following the diagnosis of a patient with COVID-19 in Nigeria, the first patient in Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Cape Government Health is hosting a media briefing on Monday, 2 March, to detail provincial readiness and the measures put into place to... Read More

Ministers Schäfer and Fritz visit Beaufort West to inspect route learners walk

27 February 2020

Today I visited Beaufort West to personally inspect the route that learners in the town walk to school in the absence of school transport. I was joined by the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, and district officials. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais mourns the loss of Nolufefe Philpina Mtshabe

27 February 2020

It is with great sorrow that we have learnt of the passing of one of our well- known choral practitioners, Nolufefe Philpina Mtshabe. Read More

Western Cape Legislature building lit up in rainbow flag

27 February 2020

For the first time ever, the Western Cape Legislature building has been lit up in rainbow colours, in celebration and support of Pride week, currently taking place in Cape Town. Read More

Media alert: Minister Marais to open new multipurpose fields in Khayelitsha

27 February 2020

Tomorrow, Friday 28 February 2020, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open the new multipurpose fields, funded by the Gary Kirsten Foundation and Multichoice, at Chris Hani Arts and Culture High School in Khayelitsha. Read More

Junior Traffic Training Centre to teach Simondium learners better road safety

27 February 2020

“With this Junior Traffic Training Centre (JTTC), we aim to reduce the risk of road crashes like the one in March last year which claimed the life of an eight-year old learner of this school.” Read More

Thousands of Western Cape residents let down – PRASA must pay its bills now

27 February 2020

Today's suspension of Metrorail services due to non-payment of Eskom bills has left thousands of Western Cape residents from our poorest communities stranded.  This is completely unacceptable and cannot be allowed to continue. Read More

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