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100 Days as Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety

4 August 2022

Pushing our mandate to the limit Fighting gun crime – R5 000 reward Crime fighter recognition awards Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) successes Watching Briefs – alerting Minister Cele to systemic failures of police Read More

Premier Winde and Minister Allen laud the Western Cape’s women in blue

4 August 2022

Joint media release: Premier Winde and Minister Allen laud the Western Cape’s women in blue. Read More

Healthy women are crucial for a healthy society

4 August 2022

As we mark Women’s Month, the Western Cape Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, wants to remind all women that their personal health is as important as their loved ones. “Do not lose sight of your own health needs,” the Minister... Read More

Tears of joy for community of De hoop as Minister Simmers handover new homes

4 August 2022

It was day filled with tears of joy, as Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, handed over keys to beneficiaries of De Hoop, in Malmesbury, yesterday. Read More

1 143 new Western Cape teaching posts for the 2023 academic year

4 August 2022

We have completed the first part of our stakeholder consultations for the year, and we are pleased to announce that we are now in a position to appoint up to 1 143 teachers in 2023. Read More

Minister Allen unpacks 100 days in office

3 August 2022

Tomorrow, Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen, will conduct a press conference, where he will unpack his first 100 days in office. Read More

Department of Social Development offers counselling for women in need

3 August 2022

Women are the bedrock of our society, and it is imperative that they have available to them the support services they may need to lead successful and full lives. Read More

198 cases withdrawn in court due to SAPS inefficiencies

3 August 2022

Between 1 April 2022 and 30 June 2022, 198 cases serving before court were withdrawn as a result of police inefficiencies by the South African Police Service (SAPS). Read More

The benefits of breastfeeding as experienced by a mother

3 August 2022

World Breastfeeding Week is commemorated from 1 to 7 August. This year the theme is Step up Breastfeeding Education and Support, aiming to encourage parents and communities to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in order to improve health of... Read More

Release of the May/June 2022 NSC and SC results

3 August 2022

This morning, the results of the May/June 2022 National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Senior Certificate (SC) are being released. 12 755 candidates wrote the NSC examinations, while a further 4 538 candidates wrote the SC examinations in the... Read More

Non-compliant Western Cape liquor traders will not have their licenses renewed

2 August 2022

The Western Cape Liquor Authority’s (WCLA) efforts to incentivise compliance and reduce the administrative burden on compliant liquor traders took an important step forward on Monday, 1 August 2022, when notices were served on 116 liquor licence... Read More

Minister Simmers to hand over keys at the De Hoop Housing Project in Malmesbury

2 August 2022

Beneficiaries of the De Hoop housing development in Malmesbury are set to get the keys to their new homes tomorrow from Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers. Read More

Cosatu's protest against high crime rates in Cape Town is misguided

2 August 2022

Media release: Cosatu’s protest against high crime rates in Cape Town is misguided. Read More

Chrysalis graduates can now pay it forward and help create a safer Western Cape

1 August 2022

On Saturday, 30 August, 190 young people who were part of the 22 ALPHA course at the Chrysalis Academy graduated from the programme. This programme is a three-month development and empowerment course. Read More