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Minister Madikizela to visit active construction sites

12 May 2020

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Wednesday 13 May 2020 visit one of the active construction sites to assess how the construction sector is functioning under the strict healt Read More

Tygerberg Hospital is committed to ensuring employee safety

12 May 2020

Tygerberg Hospital recognises that its employees may experience fear and anxiety following the recent death of a nurse due to the coronavirus (Covid-19). Read More

Minister Fritz appoints Board of Trustees for Chrysalis Academy

11 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 10 May 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Cape Town International Airport wins best in Africa

11 May 2020

Congratulations go to Cape Town International Airport who have once again won the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Award for best airport in Africa.    Read More

Minister Fritz asks WCPO to investigate police inefficiencies during lockdown

11 May 2020

Minister Fritz asks Western Cape Police Ombudsman to investigate police inefficiencies during lockdown Read More

EMS responds to 3 460 incidents

11 May 2020

During the weekend, 8  – 10 May, 2020 the Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to 3 460 incidents in the Western Cape. Read More

Provincial Treasury committed to a whole-of-government response to Covid-19

10 May 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic facing South Africa requires a whole-of-government and whole-of-society response. That is why the Provincial Treasury, working together with all departments in the Western Cape government, is working hard to support a full-... Read More

Citizens can now move to a new house, but only for a limited time

8 May 2020

I welcome the announcement by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma that citizens are with immediate effect allowed to move to their new homes. This must however be done by 7 June 2020. Read More

WC Safety Plan officers continue to support lockdown

8 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 8 May 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Minister Fritz calls for clarity on release of parolees

8 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 8 May 2020 Release: immediately Read More

8000 return to work as WC public construction projects commences

7 May 2020

Given the highly publicised difficulties experienced by significant parts of the construction industry during 2019 and the early months of 2020, the impact of the lockdown announced on 15 March was always going to have a serious impact on the... Read More

#GoDigitalWC webinar series launched for SMMEs; Tech volunteers wanted

7 May 2020

Today (07 May 2020), we’re officially launching our #GoDigitalWC webinar series, which brings leading experts in digital technology and business transformation to present ideas and advice for SMMEs on how they can adapt and innovate during the Covid... Read More

Minister Fritz calls on SAPS to act within the law

7 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 7 May 2020 Release: immediately Minister Fritz calls on SAPS to act within the law Read More

Minister Fernandez hails CYCWs amidst Covid-19 pandemic

7 May 2020

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez hails all Child and Youth Care Workers (CYCWs) in the Province, as we recognise the valuable contributions and dedication of child and youth care workers, and the role they play in... Read More

Residents can still access human settlements frontline services

7 May 2020

Since the lockdown was instituted by President Cyril Ramaphosa, 207 enquiries were recorded at the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements Helpdesk between 27 March and 30 April. During the same period, the Rental Housing Tribunal (RHT)... Read More

Minister Fernandez welcomes re-opening of all SASSA Western Cape offices

6 May 2020

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez welcomes the announcement that the Social African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will reopen their offices on Monday, 11 May 2020. Read More

MEC Fritz calls on Minister Cele to respond to neighbourhood watches' request

6 May 2020

PRESS RELEASE BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 6 May 2020 Release: immediately Read More

Helping businesses to open safely and responsibly

6 May 2020

We firmly believe that if done responsibly, the economy in the Western Cape can open up while preventing the spread of Covid-19, and so we are committed to supporting businesses through this crisis. Read More

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