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Sounding the alarm to end Tuberculosis (TB)

16 March 2021

To avoid the risk of losing thousands of lives to a curable and preventable disease, Western Cape Government Health, City of Cape Town and their partners are encouraging members of the public to support their ‘sound the alarm – the clock is ticking... Read More

Western Cape Budget 2021 - “A Budget for Hope”

16 March 2021

Today we tabled the Western Cape Budget 2021 in the Provincial Parliament. Read More

DSD urges ECDs to verify Employment Stimulus Relief Fund applications

15 March 2021

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is urging all Early Childhood Development programmes and services that applied for the ECD Employment Stimulus Relief Fund, to verify their details that have been captured on Government’s... Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes progress on amendments to the WC Liquor Act

15 March 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is pleased with the progress being made on the amendments to the Western Cape Liquor Act, through his Department’s Western Cape Legislative Review Task Team. Read More

Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations: 8 - 14 March 2021

15 March 2021

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations Read More

Office of the consumer protector supports “smart” consumer spending during Covid

15 March 2021

Today, 15 March marks World Consumer Rights Day. Celebrated internationally, this day is set aside to celebrate consumer rights across the globe. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to hand over title deeds in Villiersdorp

15 March 2021

Tomorrow, 16 March 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers, will be in attendance at the handover of 212 title deeds to residents in Villiersdorp. Read More

Minister Simmers to engage tenants of the Regent Villa Social Housing Project

15 March 2021

Tomorrow, 16 March 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will visit and engage residents who have recently moved into the Regent Villa Social Housing Project in Weltevreden Valley, Mitchells Plain. Read More

Coronavirus and vaccine rollout update by Acting Premier Bonginkosi Madikizela

15 March 2021

As of 1pm on 15 March, the Western Cape has 2717 active Covid-19 infections with a total of 277 617 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 263 542 recoveries. A total of 24 865 out of the 25 960 vaccines received to date as part of the Sisonke trial, had been... Read More

Acting Premier Bonginkosi Madikizela sends condolences to the Royal Family

12 March 2021

Western Cape Acting Premier Bonginkosi Madikizela extends his condolences to the Royal Family of His Majesty King Zwelithini. Read More

Coronavirus and vaccine rollout update by Acting Premier Bonginkosi Madikizela

12 March 2021

As of 1pm on 12 March, the Western Cape has 2799 active Covid-19 infections with a total of 277 311 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 263 178 recoveries. A total of 23 130 out of the 25 960 vaccines received to date as part of the Sisonke trial, had been... Read More

GDP 4th quarter results demonstrate agriculture's resilience

11 March 2021

Following the release of the GDP fourth-quarter results by Stats SA, I welcome the news that Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries sector showed an overall economic growth of 1.5% and an annualised growth rate of 6.3% in the fourth quarter following... Read More

Community healthcare workers bridge vaccine knowledge gaps in COVID-19 fight

11 March 2021

Community healthcare workers have been on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19 and play a critical role in saving lives. At the start of the pandemic, it meant assisting with contact tracing, while continuing to provide much-needed home-based... Read More

MEC Fritz calls for applications to the Provincial Safety Advisory Committee

11 March 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, invites all interested parties to submit the names of persons who in their opinion are fit and proper persons to be appointed as members of the Western Cape Provincial Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC)... Read More

DCAS promotes multilingualism for social inclusivity in the Western Cape

11 March 2021

At the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) we are committed to ensuring the equal treatment of the provincial official languages: Afrikaans, English and isiXhosa and in promoting previously marginalised languages, including South African... Read More

'Tik', Cannabis, Alcohol and Heroin remain primary substances of use

11 March 2021

The latest Phase 47 report (2021) compiled by the South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) reveals that in the Western Cape, the primary substances of use reported by 37 specialist treatment centres/programmes participating... Read More

Press release by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo Western Cape Minister of Health

11 March 2021

“The best way to honour those we have lost is to keep on staying safe and saving lives”   Read More

Coronavirus and vaccine rollout update by Acting Premier Bonginkosi Madikizela

11 March 2021

Update on the coronavirus and vaccine rollout by Acting Premier Bonginkosi Madikizela - 11 March 2021 Read More

Healthcare worker vaccination update

10 March 2021

The overall intent of the vaccination roll-out is to prevent severe illness and death and to protect the health system. Read More

Residents move into Anchorage Social Housing development

10 March 2021

Yesterday, the National Minister of Human Settlements Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, along with the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers were in attendance at the Anchorage Social Housing Project to welcome and handover... Read More

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