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Rustenburg Girls’ High is in the Top 10 of the World’s Best School competition!

15 June 2023

This morning, T4 Education in partnership with Templeton World Charity Foundation, Accenture and American Express, revealed their 2023 Top 10 shortlists for the World’s Best School Prize. Read More

Swartland K-9 and Rural Safety Units making their presence felt

15 June 2023

The Swartland K-9 and Rural Safety Units recently flexed their muscles in Malmesbury, Kalbaskraal and Abbotsdale. Read More

Premier Winde celebrates the Western Cape’s youth

15 June 2023

Media Release: Premier Winde celebrates the Western Cape’s youth & provincial government’s efforts to uplift our young people Read More

WCG working with stakeholders to keep initiates safe this winter

14 June 2023

The 2023 Winter Initiation Season officially started on 1 June 2023 and ends on 31 July 2023. The Western Cape Government (WCG) together with initiation forums and community leaders has worked hard to ensure the safety of initiates during this time. Read More

Central Karoo communities appreciative of Minister Simmers empowerment outreach

14 June 2023

The Western Cape provincial Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, began his two-day outreach programme of the Central Karoo, with a council meeting at the Laingsburg Municipal Chambers. Read More

LEAP keeping our communities safer with more than 1200 arrests in May

14 June 2023

The Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers have once again ensured that criminals are unable to roam our streets. Between 1 May 2023 to 4 June 2023, LEAP officers arrested 1 233 suspects for various offenses, while confiscating 15 firearms. Read More

Statement by the Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety

14 June 2023

Statement by the Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen KILLER OF FORMER POCS OFFICIAL SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS BEHIND BARS Read More

Cancellation of taxi operating licence sends strong message to rogue operators

14 June 2023

Today, the Western Cape Mobility Department’s Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) confirms the cancellation of a mini-bus taxi operating licence. Read More

Protecting AGOA & Western Cape-United States trade ties tops agenda of provincia

13 June 2023

Media Release: Protecting AGOA & Western Cape-United States trade ties tops agenda of provincial government international visit Read More

Criminality remains a threat to citizens’ right to access to health care

13 June 2023

The Western Cape Department of Health and Wellness is appalled by the robbing of security staff at Gugulethu Community Health Centre in the early hours of Tuesday morning, 13 June 2023. Read More

Minister Mackenzie to announce outcomes of high-speed minibus taxi probe

13 June 2023

Tomorrow, Wednesday 14 June 2023, Western Cape Minister of Mobility Ricardo Mackenzie will announce Government’s decision following an investigation where a minibus taxi driver endangered passengers and other road u Read More

Western Cape Government working to support youth through engagements

13 June 2023

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June every year. While this is generally a day of upliftment for young people, the Western Cape Government has seen that there are high levels of disillusionment amongst the youth due to challenges such as... Read More

Outcomes of Western Cape Cabinet meeting

12 June 2023

Media Release: Outcomes of Western Cape Cabinet meeting Premier Alan Winde chaired a regular meeting of his Cabinet, on Wednesday 7 June 2023. SARB’s energy crisis contingency plan Read More

Gugulethu youths brave the cold and turn out at the youth empowerment Open Day

12 June 2023

On Thursday, 8 June the Western Cape Department of Infrastructure hosted another successful Youth Empowerment Open Day, this time at the iKhwezi Hall, in Gugulethu.    Read More

Minister Simmers’ outreach headed to the Central Karoo Municipal District

12 June 2023

On Tuesday, June 13th, Provincial Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, will begin his 2-day Central Karoo District outreach programme. During his visit, Minister Simmers will have engagements with the local municipalities, starting with the... Read More

Media Statement: South African athletes make country proud

11 June 2023

It has been an exciting weekend for South African (SA) sport, as we have seen local athletes reaching exciting new heights in their various disciplines.   Read More

Second taxi killing in Paarl – Mobility Minister responds

11 June 2023

Media release by Ricardo Mackenzie, Western Cape Minister of Mobility Read More

Youth Month – Western Cape DSD supporting at-risk youth

9 June 2023

During the month of June, Youth Month, we recognize the invaluable contribution of countless young people who bravely fought for freedom and equality. Read More

Department of Infrastructure to host Youth Empowerment Open Day in Gugulethu

8 June 2023

Today, Thursday 8 June, the Western Cape Department of Infrastructure will host an Open Day event in Gugulethu, Cape Town. The event is aimed at bringing youth empowerment opportunities for youth members from the greater Gugulethu area. Read More

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