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Allround joy as Minister hands over title deeds in Vredenburg and Velddrif

11 December 2020

Yesterday, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers ensured that 18 Wesbank residents in Vredenburg became legal homeowners by handing over their Title Deeds, while 10 residents in Noordhoek, Velddrif entered their brand-new homes... Read More

COVID-19 update: Cape Winelands District

11 December 2020

COVID-19 cases across the Cape Winelands are still on the rise. In the last seven days, 658 new cases (133% increase) and 24 new deaths (700% increase) of COVID-19 were recorded. Read More

Southern Subdistrict COVID-19 update – 11 December 2020

11 December 2020

The Southern sub-district in the Cape Metro continues has experienced a 65% increase of recorded new COVID-19 infections this past week. It has also been noted that COVID-19 hospital admissions have been rising rapidly.  Read More

Update on the Western Cape Government’s recovery plan for jobs and the economy

10 December 2020

In October, I announced the Western Cape Government’s recovery plan which focuses on three key areas: jobs, safety and dignity and wellbeing.  Read More

Western Cape Department of Agriculture appoints 120 agricultural graduate intern

10 December 2020

Yesterday, 9 December 2020, the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, welcomed the placement of 120 agricultural graduate interns who will be taking up their two-year internship within the Western Cape Agriculture Sector. Read More

#CommitToFinish: Covid-19 concerns over ‘matric rage’ and holidays

10 December 2020

In the past two weeks, we have seen a significant rise in the number of Covid-19 cases across the country. Many Western Cape residents are understandably raising concerns as to what will happen during the school holidays, when learners and their... Read More

DSD launches #OneVoice campaign, survivors share their journeys

10 December 2020

Today marks the end of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children, but it also signals the start of 365 Days of Activism and our continued commitment to addressing gender-based violence. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes 228 arrests by LEAP in November

10 December 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the 228 arrests made by the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan’s (LEAP) Learner Law Enforcement Officers (LLEOs) deployed through the Western Cape Safety Plan (WCSP) between 2 – 29 November 2020. Read More

Covid-19 is not on holiday-statement by Premier Winde at his weekly digicon

10 December 2020

Covid-19 is not on holiday. We all must take extra precautions now so that we start 2021 strong Read More

Media alert: HSRC to present analysis of Western Cape TIMMS results

10 December 2020

Tomorrow, the  Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will be presenting an analysis of the Western Cape’s 2019 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) results. Read More

Khayelitsha & Eastern Sub district COVID-19 update – 10 December 2020

10 December 2020

The Khayelitsha & Eastern subdistrict in the Metro has recorded 79% and 97% increase new COVID-19 infections respectively. Areas of concern in Khayelitsha, Ilitha Park, Mandela Park, Harare, Ikewzi Park, Kuils River, Strand, Somerset West,... Read More

Western Sub-district COVID-19 update – 10 December 2020

10 December 2020

The Western sub-district in the Cape Metro continues has experienced a 46% increase of recorded new COVID-19 infections this past week.  It has also been noted that COVID-19 hospital admissions have been rising rapidly.  Read More

Klipfontein and Mitchells Plain COVID-19 update – 10 December 2020

10 December 2020

The Klipfontein and Mitchells Plain Subdistricts in the Metro have both recorded a 53% increase in new COVID-19 infections this past seven days. The high-risk areas are Gugulethu, Tafelsig and Lentegeur which has seen the highest number of new... Read More

Atlantis SEZ land transaction unlocks green energy investment opportunities

9 December 2020

Yesterday (08 December 2020), the Western Cape cabinet approved key amendments to the founding documents of the Atlantis Special Economic Zone Company (ASEZ Co) which enabled the purchase of land on which the ASEZ Co is located from the City of Cape... Read More

WCED takes a stand against Gender Based Violence

9 December 2020

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) supports the 16 Days for No Violence Against Women and Children, a global campaign calling for an end to Gender-based Violence (GBV). Read More

Minister Marais launches new netball facility in Darling

9 December 2020

As we proactively prepare to host the 2023 Netball World Cup in the Western Cape, in the City of Cape Town particularly, Minister Anroux Marais, yesterday, launched a new netball facility at the Gabriel Pharo Sportsgrounds Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit West Coast to inspect Covid-19 compliance

9 December 2020

In a continued effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in public transport, the Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will visit the West Coast District to raise awareness in the Bergrivier an Read More

Judge President wants new hearing in court case on halting illegal occupations

9 December 2020

The Western Cape Government (WCG) is deeply disappointed to learn that Judge President Hlophe has decided to appoint three new judges for a new hearing to commence de novo in respect of part B of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and... Read More

Minister Simmers to handover title deeds in Wesbank, Vredenburg and Velddrif

9 December 2020

Tomorrow, 10 December 2020, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers, will be handing over 18 Title Deeds in Wesbank, Vredenburg, which is in the Saldanha Bay Municipal area. Read More

Disaster Centre Covid-19 Alert 7

9 December 2020

The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre and its stakeholders continues to enhance the ongoing enforcement of existing Covid-19 regulations and protocols within their respective mandates. Read More

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