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Provincial Minister Tertuis Simmers to deliver keynote address

8 November 2022

The Provincial Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, will deliver the keynote address at the 7th Annual Affordable Housing Africa Convention, at Cape Town Marriot Hotel Crystal Towers, Century City.  Read More

Nigel Klaasen from Elgin wins Western Cape Prestige Agri-Worker of the Year

7 November 2022

Nigel Klaasen, a junior production manager on the farm Fruitways Glen Elgin in Elgin, was announced as the 2022 Western Cape Prestige Agri-Awards winner at the annual gala dinner held on Saturday, 5 November 2022, at the Grandwest Complex in... Read More

Warmer weather sees increased risk for diarrhoea

4 November 2022

As temperatures are rising, so is the risk of your child contracting diarrhoea. Know the signs and what to do to save a child’s life. Read More

WC Government strengthens partnership with Bavaria to roll out dual training

4 November 2022

Joint media release: Western Cape Government strengthens international partnership with Bavaria to roll out dual vocational training system to create more jobs. Read More

Inclusivity the key to disability rights

3 November 2022

As we mark the start of Disability Rights Awareness month, we call on citizens to do their part in removing the social, physical, and attitudinal barriers faced by persons with disabilities. Read More

LEAP Officers remove over 30 illegal firearms off the streets in three weeks

3 November 2022

Between Monday 3 and Sunday - 23 October 2022, Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers ensured that 36 illegal firearms were removed from the streets in areas where they Read More

SADTU/Equal Education court action opposes access to quality education

2 November 2022

Today, SADTU/Equal Education will be in the Western Cape High Court to challenge the Western Cape’s collaboration schools model, which makes high quality no-fee education available to over 12 300 learners in poor communities. Read More

Minister Nomafrench Mbombo opens Groote Schuur Wellness Centre for staff

1 November 2022

Minister for Western Cape Department of Health and Wellness, Dr. Nomafrench Mbombo opened a wellness centre at Groote Schuur Hospital for their 4 500 employees employed at the hospital.  Read More

DCAS devastated by loss of regional office through fire

1 November 2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is devastated at the loss of our regional library service office in Beaufort West due to a fire on Monday night. Read More