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1000th patient can hear thanks to cochlear implant surgery at Tygerberg Hospital

3 October 2023

Athule Mgodeli (27), who has been deaf for many years of his life, became the 1 000th individual treated with cochlear implants by Tygerberg Hospital on 29 September 2023. The hospital is one of the largest tertiary health facilities in the country... Read More

Scholar Transport vehicle testing for Transport Month

3 October 2023

On Wednesday, 4 October 2023, Western Cape Minister of Mobility, Ricardo Mackenzie, will visit the free vehicle testing currently offered to Scholar Transport operators at Gene Louw Traffic College in Bra Read More

Premier visits disaster-hit Breede Valley

2 October 2023

Media Release: Premier visits disaster-hit Breede Valley to assess damage and relief efforts Read More

Western Cape launches innovative ECOS System

2 October 2023

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s Veterinary Services recently launched its innovative Export Certificate Office System (ECOS). The launch coincided with the Western Cape’s inaugural Veterinary Week, which focused on state veterinary... Read More

Celebrating International Day for Older Persons

1 October 2023

As we celebrate International Day for Older Persons on Sunday, 1 October, Western Cape Minister of Social Development calls on citizens to create environments where elderly residents can thrive, be safe, and be respected. Read More

More Neighbourhood Watches accredited and receive bicycles in Beaufort West

29 September 2023

During a recent visit to Beaufort West, Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen handed over 8 bicycles to 4 neighbourhood watches (NHWs), with each receiving 2. Read More

No lawlessness will be tolerated during EFF's so-called protest

28 September 2023

On Wednesday, 27 September 2023, Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen, met with District Executive Mayors, along with relevant and senior officials from various provincial departments, district municipalities... Read More

Rabies: All for 1, One Health for All

28 September 2023

Today, 28 September 2023 is World Rabies Day, a global health observance started in 2007 to raise awareness about the world’s deadliest infectious disease and bring together partners to enhance prevention and control efforts worldwide. Read More

Minister Mackenzie to launch WC October Transport Month under safety banner

28 September 2023

On Friday 29 September 2023, Western Cape Minister of Mobility, Ricardo Mac Read More

Minister Allen continues with District Engagements to ensure greater safety

28 September 2023

Minister Allen continues with District Engagements to ensure greater safety across the Province. Read More

Healed and grateful hearts after surgeries at Western Cape tertiary hospitals

28 September 2023

Since 2013, surgeons at the three tertiary hospitals in the Western Cape, Tygerberg Hospital (TBH), Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) and Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital (RCWMCH), have collectively performed nearly 10 000 heart surgeries. Read More

Legacies and contributions honoured at Cultural Affairs Awards

27 September 2023

On Tuesday, 26 September 2023, the Artscape theatre was packed to the brim with excited guests who attended the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s (DCAS) 21st Cultural Affairs Awards.   Read More

Over a million inbound seats expected as WCG marks World Tourism Day in Langa

27 September 2023

To mark World Tourism Day, Mireille Wenger, the provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities which includes Tourism, lauded the vital contribution that the province’s tourist guides make to the tourism and hospitality sector at a graduat Read More

Storm damage keeps 21 Western Cape schools closed on Wednesday

27 September 2023

Our latest updated information indicates that 249 schools in the Western Cape have been affected by the storms over the weekend. Read More

ADVANCING AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT AND PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY

27 September 2023

The month, August is known as the National Women’s Month in South Africa. Read More

Road Closure Alert - 26 September

26 September 2023

Due to heavy rainfall, residents in the Western Cape are cautioned to take extreme care on roads. The following roads have been closed:  Read More

Praise for staff as stroke patients find hope and healing

26 September 2023

On 5 July 2023 just after 2am, Elsies River resident Clive Fortuin was admitted to his local emergency centre with signs of a stroke. As we celebrate Heart Awareness Month this September and ahead of Stroke Awareness Week in October, Clive and wife... Read More

WC Disaster Management Centre planning recovery and humanitarian needs

26 September 2023

Media Release: Western Cape Disaster Management Centre planning recovery and humanitarian needs in aftermath of the severe weather Read More

Premier and Minister Bredell give update on response to inclement weather

25 September 2023

Media Release: Premier and Minister Bredell give update on Western Cape Government disaster management efforts Read More

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