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Tygerberg Hospital performs ground-breaking First Time Exit Procedure Treatment

29 December 2021

Tygerberg Hospital performs ground-breaking First Time Exit Procedure Treatment for a Fetal Mouth Tumour in South Africa    Read More

201 Babies Born in Western Cape on Christmas Day in Public Health

26 December 2021

We are happy to announce the birth of 201 babies* as reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape on Christmas Day 2021.   The total number reported from 0:00 on 25 December 2021, comprises of 117 boys and 84 girls.    Read More

A Dose Of Hope: Healthcare Workers reflect on pandemic and share wishes

24 December 2021

We’re almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and healthcare workers have been on the frontlines every day and night, saving lives. Read More

National revision of contact tracing, quarantine and isolation protocols

24 December 2021

The following notice is an update on the National contact tracing, quarantine and Isolation protocals. Read More

Booster doses J&J with effect 24 December - Pfizer with effect 28 December 2021

24 December 2021

This National Department of Health circular details the availability of booster doses for the COVID-19 vaccination programme. Read More

WCG mourns the loss of a champion of the arts sector, Anele Maki

23 December 2021

The Western Cape Government is saddened at the news of the death Mr Anele Maki, a passionate supporter of the arts in the country. Read More

Forensic Pathology Services (FPS) - Possible Service Pressure Alert

22 December 2021

The Western Cape Government Health’s (WCGH’s) Forensic Pathology Services (FPS) are proactively informing the public of potential delays in delivery due to service pressure. FPS is currently experiencing high case load admissions which is further... Read More

Together let’s prevent land invasions

22 December 2021

Today, I make a concerted appeal to all citizens of the Western Cape, to ensure that no land invasions attempts are allowed to occur across this Province.    Read More

WCG mourns the loss of an industry giant, Herman Binge

22 December 2021

The Western Cape Government is saddened at the news of the death of film producer and director Herman Binge late last week. Read More

Don't invite COVID-19 for Christmas

20 December 2021

The Western Cape is now in the fourth wave of COVID-19 with infections rapidly increasing every day. Read More

Festive Season at Gene Louw Traffic College

16 December 2021

GENE LOUW TRAFFIC COLLEGE Read More

Provincial Sport Legends officially acknowledged by Minister Marais

15 December 2021

Today, 15 December 2021, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, honoured 18 sporting legends at an award ceremony in Paarl. Read More

87 traffic officers graduate from Gene Louw Traffic College

15 December 2021

After an arduous 12 months of training, 87 newly qualified traffic officers graduated at a ceremony held on 13 December 2021 at Gene Louw Traffic College (GLTC) in Cape Town. Read More

An early Christmas gift for the residents of Lamberts Bay

14 December 2021

On Monday 13, December, 45 deserving and qualifying beneficiaries in Lamberts Bay received early Christmas gifts, when the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers handed over the keys to their brand-new homes. Read More

Forest Village housing development creates over 1 100 local job opportunities

14 December 2021

The Forest Village Housing Development in Eersteriver, has created 1 155 local job opportunities, since the project commenced in January 2016. Read More

End of year message from Minister Schäfer

14 December 2021

As schools close on Wednesday 15 December, we reflect on the 2021 academic year, which got off to a bumpy start with delayed reopening. Read More

Social Development services are available during Festive Season

14 December 2021

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) wishes to alert the public that all services will remain largely uninterrupted during the upcoming Festive Season. Read More

Minister Marais to honour 18 provincial Sport Legends

14 December 2021

Tomorrow, 15 December 2021, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will honour 18 sporting legends at an award ceremony in Paarl. Read More

Closure of Athlone Stadium walk-through 15 December 2021

13 December 2021

The Western Cape Government’s Athlone Vaccination Centre of Hope situated at Athlone Stadium will be closing its 40 vaccination booths at the walk-through section on Wednesday 15 December 2021. Read More

No losses incurred by Provincial Department of Human Settlements 2020/21 audit

13 December 2021

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) incurred no losses in its 2020/21 financial year audit outcomes. This means that not a single cent of the public purse has been used in a fraudulent manner or for self-enrichment by any... Read More

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