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Western Cape Human Settlements continues to prioritise youth empowerment

3 June 2021

As we commence with Youth Month, it is important that all young people of the Western Cape are aware that their empowerment remains a key priority for the Provincial Department of Human Settlements. Read More

WC Disaster Management Centre wins top award

3 June 2021

The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre won a coveted gold award at the 2020 annual Western Cape Government Service Excellence Awards held on 2 June 2021. Read More

Private sector partnerships with government a boost for vaccination rollout

3 June 2021

Today (03 June, 2021) I joined Councillor Zahid Badroodien, Mayoral Committee Member for Community Services and Health, to visit one of the Shoprite stores that have partnered with the City of Cape Town to create awareness of the Covid-19... Read More

#LetsDoThis: Minister Albert Fritz gets the jab

3 June 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is happy to announce that he has received his vaccination shot. He has again appealed to all neighbourhood watches and community policing forums to engage community members on getting registered... Read More

Improving the lives of children born with clubfoot

3 June 2021

Tygerberg Hospital has partnered with Steps Clubfoot Care, a non-profit organisation, to improve the lives of children born with congenital deformities of the foot which are caused by the abnormal development of a baby’s bones, ligaments, and... Read More

Commit to quit: World No-Tobacco Day

3 June 2021

On Monday, 31 May, the World Health Organisation and global partners celebrated World No-Tobacco Day by raising awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. The theme for this year’s... Read More

2022 school admissions process still has a long way to go

2 June 2021

The initial round of offers for places in Western Cape schools is currently underway. Schools began to make the results of applications available to parents last week. Read More

Child Protection Services for Children with Disabilities remain a priority

2 June 2021

As we continue to recognise Child Protection Week, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, is reminding the public that her Department offers a basket of specialised child protection services for children with... Read More

83 Crocodiles accounted for

2 June 2021

A total of 83 young Nile crocodiles have been recaptured or euthanised over the past three months following a mass escape from a crocodile breeding farm in the Bonnievale area in March. Read More

Celebrating stories of hope with cancer survivors

2 June 2021

The Western Cape Department of Health is happy to celebrate with two patients from Groote Schuur Hospital, Mrs Ntuthu Sonjica and Mrs Fatima Meyer who have survived cancer. Read More

DCAS to submit reviewed Western Cape initiation risk adjusted plan

1 June 2021

On 24 March 2021, while under Alert Level 1, the Cabinet of the Western Cape had taken the decision to lift the suspension on initiation practices in the province as from 1 June 2021, subject to: Read More

Western Cape Celebrates World Milk Day

1 June 2021

Tomorrow, 1 June 2021, we join the world in celebrating World Milk Day. We do this by saluting our dairy industry for providing milk to our people, growing our food basket and contributing to South Africa’s economy. Read More