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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

NSC National Rewrite in Mathematics Paper 2 and Physical Sciences Paper 2

4 December 2020

This afternoon, the National Minister for Basic Education announced that two National Senior Certificate Examination Papers will be rewritten nationally following an investigation into the leaks of the Mathematics Paper 2 and Physical Sciences Paper... Read More

Khayelitsha & Eastern Sub district COVID-19 update – 4 December 2020

4 December 2020

The Khayelitsha & Eastern subdistrict in the Metro has been identified as an area of concern with a 45% and 40% increase of recorded COVID-19 infections  respectively. Read More

Cheques handed over to the NSRI and Lifesaving SA

4 December 2020

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

Disaster Centre Covid-19 Alert 5

4 December 2020

The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre continues to oversee provincial wide Covid-19 enforcement actions in efforts to control the spread of the Coronavirus. Read More

DSD observes International Day of Persons with Disabilities

3 December 2020

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is observed on the 3 December to promote the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in all aspects of social life. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes Department’s R8.4million budget increase

3 December 2020

Minister Fritz welcomes Department’s R8.4million budget increase to implement WC Safety Plan Read More

Minister Madikizela launches Festive Season Safety Plan

3 December 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works It will not be business as usual during this festive season. Read More

Klipfontein and Mitchells Plain COVID-19 update – 3 December 2020

3 December 2020

The Klipfontein and Mitchells Plain Subdistricts in the Metro have seen increases of 51% and 40% new reported new COVID-19 infections respectively this past seven days. Read More

Southern Subdistrict COVID-19 update – 3 December 2020

3 December 2020

The Southern subdistrict in the Metro has been identified as a great concern with an 50% increase of recorded new COVID-19 infections – predominantly in Grassy Park, Lotus River, Wynberg, Rondebosch, Claremont, Ottery, Plumstead, Pelikan Park,... Read More

Western Subdistrict COVID-19 update – 3 December 2020

3 December 2020

The Western subdistrict in the Metro has been recorded a 22% of new COVID-19 infections, predominantly in Parklands, Atlantis (Saxonsea, Avondale), Du Noon, Milnerton, Pinelands, Sea Point, Langa, Kensington, Table View and Woodstock.            Read More

Garden Route COVID-19 update – 3 December 2020

3 December 2020

The Garden Route has seen a 26% (525) increase in cases the last seven days compared to the previous seven days. Areas of most concern are Bitou, Knysna, George and Mossel Bay. We have also noted an increase in cases in Oudtshoorn and Hessequa. Read More

Minister Marais announces suspension of 2020 summer initiation season

2 December 2020

With the resurgence of positive COVID-19 cases in the province, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially confirms that the sacred practice of initiation has been suspended in the provin Read More

DashTech programme launched to strengthen tech ecosystem in the Western Cape

2 December 2020

To further strengthen our positioning as ‘Africa’s Tech Capital’, the Digital Economy unit in the Department of Economic Development and Tourism have launched the first Dash-Tech programme to build on the local start-up culture to support the tech... Read More

Minister Meyer undertakes oversight visit to the Central Karoo

2 December 2020

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, recently paid an oversight visit to the Central Karoo where he handed over drought vouchers to two farmers, one in Leeu Gamka and the other in Laingsburg. Read More

Moorreesburg K-9 Unit make significant drug and illicit liquor busts

2 December 2020

Moorreesburg K-9 makes significant drug and illicit liquor busts in just one month Read More

Minister Madikizela To Launch 2020/21 Festive Season Safety Plan

2 December 2020

Tomorrow, Thursday 3 December 2020, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially launch the 2020/21 festive season safety plan at the Huguenot Tunnel on the N1. Read More

WC values solidarity and shared responsibility in fighting aids epidemic

1 December 2020

No single prevention method is fully protective against HIV, but when they are used in combination and supported by structural changes that improve gender equality and socioeconomic conditions, they can be remarkably effective. Read More

Procurement Disclosure Report reveals R1.7 billion spent on Covid-19

1 December 2020

We are pleased to publish the fifth edition of the Procurement Disclosure Report by Provincial Treasury. Read More

Minister welcomes launch of National Shelter Movement’s 24 Hour Helpline

1 December 2020

Today, Tuesday 1 December 2020, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez attende Read More

WCLA Update: WCLA issues up to R2.4 million in fines

1 December 2020

WCLA Update: WCLA issues up to R2.4 million in fines to liquor vendors flouting COVID-19 regulations Read More

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