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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Premier Winde and Minister Madikizela launch Blue Dot Taxi Service Pilot

4 March 2021

Joint media release by Premier Alan Winde and Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela   Read More

Minister Marais sends Yeboneers to work placements as training is complete

4 March 2021

This afternoon, Minister Anroux Marias celebrated the Year Beyond data, better known as the YeBo Data cohort, after successfully completing their training and now moving into their work placements until December.  Read More

Support available to help businesses stay open and keep operating safely

3 March 2021

With the move to Alert Level 1 this week we appeal to all employers and employees to please continue to adhere to the critical safety measures to stop the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace.  Read More

Minister Fritz to deploy 44 peace and traffic officers

3 March 2021

Minister Fritz to deploy 44 peace and traffic officers to Breede Valley and Langeberg Municipalities Read More

First healthcare workers to be vaccinated in Garden Route

3 March 2021

The first group of healthcare workers from both the public and private sector in the Garden Route District will receive their Johnson & Johnson’s vaccinations today, 3 March 2021. Read More

Update on the J&J Vaccination implementation study

3 March 2021

The province has completed the rollout of its first tranche of vaccines as part of the J&J/Sisonke implementation study by administering its full allocation of the first batch of vaccines received. Read More

After surviving COVID, nurse looks forward to being vaccinated

3 March 2021

June-Rose Msiya, a 43-year-old enrolled nursing assistant at Caledon Hospital, says she is looking forward to getting the COVID-19 vaccine, which will be rolled out to selected health workers in the rural districts of the Western Cape this week. Read More

Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute welcomes First Year Students

3 March 2021

The campus of Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute was abuzz this week as, amidst strict Covid-19 protocols, excited first-year students arrived on campus for the first time. Read More

DCAS Year Beyond programme equips youth with skills to start work experience

3 March 2021

Tomorrow, 04 March 2021, Minister Anroux Marais will officially congratulate and send off the Year Beyond Data cohort who successfully completed their career-readine Read More

Escaped crocodiles in process of being recaptured

3 March 2021

A large number of young crocodiles has escaped from a commercial breeding farm in Bonnievale in the Western Cape. Read More

Procurement Disclosure Report reveals R1,92 billion spent on Covid-19

2 March 2021

We are pleased to publish the eighth edition of the Procurement Disclosure Report by Provincial Treasury which affirms our commitment to transparency and clean government in the Western Cape. Read More

UPDATE: SASSA Temporary Disability Grant deadline is looming

2 March 2021

On Monday 01 March 2021, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, met with SASSA regarding the 53 000 Temporary Disability Grants (TDGs) and Care Dependency Grants that were suspended by the national agency, affecting... Read More

LEAP law enforcement officers are making Hanover Park’s residents feel safer

2 March 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the efforts made by the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) law enforcement officers, deployed through the Western Cape Safety Plan, in making residents feel safer. Read More

More than R355-million spent on preventing illegal land invasions

2 March 2021

It is incomprehensible that during the current financial year, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements, has already spent more than R 355 million to prevent illegal land invasions and the illegal occupation of completed units. Read More

Premier Winde and Minister Madikizela to launch Blue Dot Taxi Pilot Project

2 March 2021

Premier Alan Winde together with Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will on Thursday 4 March 2020, launch the Blue Dot Taxi pilot project at the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell. Read More

Firefighters and emergency responders acknowledged

2 March 2021

The wildfire in the Jonkershoek Mountains has been 99% contained. Cape Winelands District Municipality’s Fire Services and CapeNature continues to mop up and monitor for flare ups. Read More

Minister Marais declares the old Langa Pass office a provincial heritage site

1 March 2021

Minister Anroux Marais declared Erf 661, the old Langa Pass Office a Provincial Heritage Site as the official plaque was unveiled on Friday afternoon, 26 February 2021. Read More

Minister Fritz to conduct oversight at Mitchells Plain SAPS

1 March 2021

Minister Fritz to conduct oversight at Mitchells Plain SAPS following mass shootings Read More

Forest Village housing development continues to improve people’s lives

1 March 2021

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers is extremely happy to announce that as of the end of February, 2 578 people have already moved into their brand-new homes in the Forest Village Housing Development in Eersteriver. Read More

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