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Premier's Digicon series returns with a focus on safety

29 February 2024

Media Release: Premier Winde’s Digicon series returns with a focus on safety & strengthening partnerships to tackle crime Read More

Tygerberg Hospital’s Water Treatment Plant slashes water bill by more than 90%

28 February 2024

Tygerberg Hospital’s Water Treatment Plant slashes municipal water bill by more than 90%    Read More

CDWP hosts stakeholder engagement for Community Development Workers

28 February 2024

Breede Valley Municipality, February 28, 2024 – Today, the Directorate of the Community Development Worker Programme (CDWP) is convening a vital public stakeholder engagement at the Golden Valley Lodge and Casino in Breede Valley Municipality. Read More

WC Government asks for close cooperation in addressing Knysna challenges

28 February 2024

Joint Media Release: Western Cape Government asks for close cooperation between all spheres of government in addressing Knysna challenges Read More

36 Suspects sniffed out by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9/Safety Units

28 February 2024

36 Suspects sniffed out by Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 and Rural Safety Units Read More

Economic booster for local enterprises through roads project

28 February 2024

Transport infrastructure project linking Franschhoek with Paarl will be an economic booster for local enterprises Read More

Akkedisberg Worker’s Trust an example of agri-worker empowerment

27 February 2024

During his recent visit to the Akkedisberg Workers Trust, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer expressed his pride in the work of the award-winning wine business. Read More

LEAP Officers confiscate 17 firearms during first month of 2024

26 February 2024

The Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers continue to work creating safer communities by conducting various operations and patrols in the hotspot areas where they are deployed. Read More

Minister Mbombo promotes healthy lifestyle awareness with church leaders

23 February 2024

Today, 22 February 2024, Western Cape Minister of Health and Wellness, Professor Nomafrench Mbombo joined church leaders from the National Pastors Indaba Advocacy in Citrusdal to raise awareness about healthy lifestyle choices for overall well-being. Read More

Rapid School Build receives a vote of confidence from National Treasury

22 February 2024

We are delighted that the National Treasury has made an additional provisional allocation of R2.549 billion to our Rapid School Build programme in the Western Cape, following our application for funding through the national Budget Facility for... Read More

Premier Winde and Minister Reagen Allen hand over drones

22 February 2024

Premier Winde and Minister Reagen Allen hand over drones to various district municipalities  Read More

Department of Social Development’s food relief programme in Karoo a team effort

22 February 2024

The Western Cape Government proved once again that it is committed to supporting the most vulnerable, especially in a time of crisis during the recent two-week Eskom power outage in the Central Karoo. Electricity was restored on 15 February. Read More

Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 and Rural Safety Units arrest suspects

22 February 2024

Swartland, Overstrand and Mossel Bay K-9 and Rural Safety Units arrest 24 suspects in one week. Read More

Powers Bill will promote animal welfare

21 February 2024

THE INCLUSION OF VETERINARY SERVICES IN THE WESTERN CAPE POWERS BILL WILL ADVANCE ANIMAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH AND BIOSECURITY. Read More

Disabled beneficiaries receive keys to new homes in the Vlakkeland development

20 February 2024

Disabled beneficiaries receive keys to their new homes in the Vlakkeland development. Read More

Teen Suicide Prevention Week – Surviving and thriving in teenage years

19 February 2024

Adolescence (age 13–19) is a time of many firsts and a time of change. If you’re a teen, it marks the start of new friendships and experiences; you may take on new opportunities and have more freedom to make choices for your future. Read More

African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in pigs in George

19 February 2024

Last week, 7 February, a new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) was confirmed in pigs of small farmers on the outskirts of Groeneweide Park, George. This is the fourth outbreak of this disease in the Garden Route area since 2022. Read More

Western Cape report on summer initiation season

19 February 2024

The Western Cape Provincial Initiation Coordinating Committee (WCPICC) has been established under section 11 of the Customary Initiation Act, No 2 of 2021. WCPICC strives to ensure that every initiation school is legal and in compliance with the Act... Read More

Media summary of the 2024 State of the Province Address

19 February 2024

Media Release: Media summary of the 2024 State of the Province Address delivered by Premier Alan Winde at the official opening of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament 19 February 2024 Read More

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