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Minister Simmers kicks-off 2020 with New Head: Department of Human Settlements

20 January 2020

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Ms Jacqueline Samson on her appointment as Head of the Provincial Department of Human Settlements.    Read More

Support school-based vaccination programme in the Western Cape

20 January 2020

The Western Cape Government Health (WCGH) is encouraging parents and caregivers to support its school-based vaccination programme. Read More

Give your child the best opportunity to learn and be healthy this year.

17 January 2020

Good nutrition must be supported by good health support. Read More

Beat the heat

17 January 2020

Take extra precaution to stay hydrated during the exceptionally hot conditions across the Western Cape. Severe heat and not drinking enough fluids can lead to dehydration and heatstroke. This could be fatal! Read More

Statement: George investigation update

16 January 2020

The first phase of the Provincial Department of Local Government’s investigation into allegations relating to maladministr Read More

Western Cape 2019 National Senior Certificate Awards

16 January 2020

Speech delivered by Western Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer   Read More

Western Cape Government condemns burning of train coaches in Retreat

16 January 2020

The Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela and the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemn in the strongest terms the burning of a motor coach last night at Retreat station. Read More

Remarks made by Premier Winde at the 2019 National Senior Certificate Awards

16 January 2020

The Western Cape Education Department held its annual National Senior Certificate Awards today, where the top schools and learners received recognition for their hard work and academic achievements. These awards are annually hosted at Leeuwenhof. Read More

Western Cape Government condemns burning of train coaches in Retreat

16 January 2020

The Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela and the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemn in the stronge Read More

Minister Schäfer welcomes learners at the start of the 2020 school year

15 January 2020

Today I visited St Mary’s Primary School in Gardens, Cape Town, to welcome some of the more than 1 million learners that will start the school year in the Western Cape today. Read More

Lunch boxes: 198 opportunities for a healthy child

14 January 2020

Did you know that a healthy snack at school plays a major role in your child’s ability to concentrate and participate at school? This year you have about 198 opportunities to pack a healthy lunch box for your child. Read More

Media alert: Minister Schäfer to visit St Mary’s PS for the first day of school

14 January 2020

Tomorrow, Wednesday 15 January 2020, at 07h30, Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer will visit St Mary’s Primary School to welcome learners arriving for the first day of the 2020 school year. Read More

Service provider appointed to conduct lifestyle audits for Western Cape Cabinet

13 January 2020

A service provider who will conduct lifestyle audits on the Western Cape cabinet as promised by Premier Alan Winde before the election, has been appointed.   Read More

SAPS fails to comply with Domestic Violence Act

13 January 2020

The Department of Community Safety (DoCS) has concluded the Census Project, monitoring the level of compliance of 150 police stations in the province with the Domestic Violence Act (DVA) 116 of 1998 and the SAPS National Instruction 7/1999. Read More

Minister Madikizela to embark on road safety roadshow across the Western Cape

13 January 2020

Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Bonginkosi Madikizela will travel across the province starting from today to discuss road safety initiatives and law enforcement integration plans. Read More

Residents Urged to Submit Comment on Train Arson

10 January 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz has called on the public to submit comments that will aid the Western Cape Police Ombudsman (WCPO), Mr J.J Brand, in completing a Read More

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations, 1 to 31 December 2019

9 January 2020

Results of Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations, 1 to 31 December 2019 Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Media alert: Media accreditation for the Western Cape NSC 2019 awards ceremony

9 January 2020

On Thursday 16th January 2020,  Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education in the province will be hosting the Western Cape National Senior Certificate (NSC) 2019 Awards Ceremony at Leeuwenhof, the Premier’s Residence. Read More

NSC results indicate that the inequality gap is closing

8 January 2020

Yesterday I attended the release of the 2019 National Senior Certificate (NSC) results in Johannesburg. It was a happy occasion and I am pleased that we have improved our pass rate to 82.3%. Read More

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