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Minister Fernandez calls on society to prioritise women, 365 days of the year

31 August 2021

“As Women's Month draws to a close, I call upon all citizens to act swiftly in addressing the many concerns and injustices women face in this Province and South Africa, 365 days of the year! Read More

Department of Local Government recognises inspirational women

31 August 2021

‘Wathint' Abafazi, Wathint' Imbokodo' (you strike the women, you strike the rock)   Read More

Covid-19 vaccination card gets free access to affiliated Western Cape museums

31 August 2021

As we kick off Heritage Month in the Western Cape, Minister Anroux Marais is happy to announce free access to our affiliated museums for those presenting vaccination cards, both fully and partially vaccinated. Read More

Minister Fritz hosts YSAP Women’s Leadership Conference

31 August 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will welcome 50 women who are currently serving on the Youth Safety Ambassador Programme (YSAP) from outside of the Metro to a Leadership Conference organized by the Department of Community... Read More

Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute (OFPI) project update

31 August 2021

The Western Cape Government Health’s joint venture with the Department of Transport and Public Works, and other stakeholders will  reach construction completion by the end of 2021, if everything goes according to plan. Read More

900 Pets vaccinated against rabies - no further cases reports

31 August 2021

Following the last week’s announcement that two rabies cases have been confirmed in Khayelitsha, no further cases have been detected. Read More

Minister Simmers to conduct sod-turning for Qolweni housing project

30 August 2021

Today, Monday, 30 August 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will conduct a sod-turning for the Qolweni Phase 3A 169 Housing project in Plettenberg Bay. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes the progress being made in the establishment of ABT

30 August 2021

Minister Fritz welcomes the progress being made in the establishment of Area-Based Teams Read More

Qolweni sod-turning is the start of improved living conditions

30 August 2021

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers conducted a sod-turning to officially launch the Qolweni 169 Phase 3A Project in the Plettenberg Bay community. Read More

Uniondale learners receive Construction Toolkits as part of Youth Programme

30 August 2021

On Sunday, 29 August 2021, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements handed over Construction Toolkits to 8 learners in Uniondale, within the George municipal area.  Read More

Final Call for ECD Stimulus Employment Relief Fund Verification

30 August 2021

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

Minister Fernandez launches two GBV shelters in Garden Route

29 August 2021

On Friday, 27 August 2021, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, launched two newly established safe houses: Protea House for Women and Peonies House for Women. Read More

Uniondale learners to receive construction toolkits as part of Youth Empowerment

29 August 2021

On Sunday, 29 August 2021, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements will hand over Construction Toolkits to 8 learners in Uniondale, within the George municipal area.  Read More

FLISP in Western Cape ensures youth home ownership

27 August 2021

There was great joy today, when the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers handed over 6 Financed Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) homes to beneficiaries who recently acquired their properties in the Conifers/Malibu... Read More

Empowerment and job opportunities to increase with Airport Precinct development

26 August 2021

While visiting the Tambo and Luyolo housing development sites in Gugulethu today, Western Cape Minister of Humans Settlements, Tertuis Simmers said he was pleased to note the local job opportunities that are being created in the Airport Precinct... Read More

Minister Simmers to hand over FLISP houses in Conifers, Malibu Village

26 August 2021

Tomorrow, 27 August 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over 7 Financed Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP)  homes to residents who recently acquired their properties in the Conifers/Malibu area. Read More

Red Cross associate professor shares her experiences in the emergency room

26 August 2021

“It’s always a huge relief in the emergency room when the patients stabilise and we can send them on to the next ward or ICU knowing that they’ve turned the corner and will continue to get better,” confides Associate Professor Heloise Buys, head of... Read More

Minister Simmers to visit the Tambo and Luyolo infill sites in Gugulethu

25 August 2021

Tomorrow, 26 August 2021, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers will conduct a site visit at the Tambo and Luyolo sites in Gugulethu. Read More

Premier welcomes over 63% of 60+ having received at least 1 dose of vaccine

25 August 2021

To date, the Western Cape Government, through the Provincial Department of Health, has administered at least 1 dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to over 63% of all residents over 60. Read More

Minister Marais declares Blaauwberg Nature Reserve a provincial heritage site

25 August 2021

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, Minister Anroux Marais officially unveiled the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve.   Read More

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