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West Coast Projects to be funded by Western Cape Agriculture

11 August 2021

With much excitement, the Greenhands Community Food Garden project in Stompneus Bay on the West Coast and Middelpos Farm near Malmesbury received the news that the Western Cape Government will be funding their respective projects in this current... Read More

Celebrating Groote Schuur Hospital women who make a difference: Mariam Anthony

11 August 2021

Mariam Anthony has been employed at Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) for the past 39 years and is nearing her retirement. Currently, she works as an administration clerk in the Engineering Department. Read More

U.S and WC mark six month anniversary of trade and investment partnership

11 August 2021

The U.S. Consulate General in Cape Town and the Western Cape Government marked the first six months of the Trade and Investment Promotion Partnership, launched in February 2021. Read More

Minister Fritz joins women on walkabout in Tafelsig

10 August 2021

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, joined Ward Councilor Washiela Harris, members of the local SAPS and twenty five women on a walkabout in Tafelsig, Mitchells Plain, as part of an extended programme for Women’s Month. Read More

Empowering female contractors in the Western Cape

10 August 2021

As part of Women’s Day celebrations, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers visited the Conifers Infill Development in Malibu Village, where a female contractor, Ms Faith Mabena completed 91 Financed Linked Individual Subsidy (... Read More

Cape Town International Airport wins best in Africa – again!

10 August 2021

Congratulations to Cape Town International Airport who have once again won the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Award for Best Airport in Africa for the 6th consecutive year.  Read More

Premier Winde’s remarks on women-led walkabout with SAPS, LEAP and neighbourhood

10 August 2021

Today, I had the privilege of joining a women-led walkabout with members of SAPS, the local neighbourhood watches and Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) law enforcement officers along Delft Main Road in Cape Town.  Read More

Victim Empowerment Programme services reach 5701 GBV victims in the Western Cape

10 August 2021

Gender-based violence (GBV) , commonly referred to as the ‘Shadow-Pandemic’ is a serious threat to the safety and well-being of women and children. Read More

Western Cape dam levels

10 August 2021

The latest average dam level for dams in the Western Cape is 77.3% (2020: 62.2%) while the latest average level for dams providing water to the City of Cape Town, is 97.75% (2020: 78.6%). Read More

Minister Meyer pays tribute to VLV on Women's Day

9 August 2021

On the eve of the celebration of Women’s Day 2021, I wish to pay tribute to the Cape Women Agricultural Association. Read More

MEC Fritz calls on citizens to adhere to lockdown regulations this long weekend

6 August 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, appeals to citizens to adhere to lockdown regulations over the coming long weekend as the Western Cape enters its third wave peak. Read More

Successful Thusong Outreaches held in the Beaufort West Municipality

6 August 2021

The Thusong Outreaches held in the Beaufort West Municipality attracted many community members who could access services from various Government Departments and partners, who exhibited and engaged with the community one on one. Read More

Stay safe over this long weekend

6 August 2021

As we head into the long weekend we need to remember the practical things we can do to keep ourselves, our families and our communities safe.    Read More

Minister Simmers to visit Conifers that was developed by female contractor

6 August 2021

As part of the Women’s Day celebrations, on Monday, 9 August 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will visit the Conifers Infill Development in Malibu Village, where a female contractor completed 91 Financed Linked... Read More

Mobile wellness bus takes vaccination directly to dairy farmworkers

5 August 2021

Western Cape Government Health is continuing efforts to bring the COVID-19 vaccination programme directly to farming communities as we aim to improve access to vaccines. Read More

Khayelitsha residents now homeowners after title deed handover

5 August 2021

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers facilitated the handover of 105 title deeds to deserving recipients in Khayelitsha. Read More

Farmworker housing electrification update

4 August 2021

One thousand one hundred and fifty-six (1156) direct electricity connections for rural farm workers have been completed in the Breede Valley Municipal area to date. Read More

Minister Marais prioritises safety and dignity plan for women in sport

4 August 2021

As we commemorate National Women’s Month, we understand that the plight of women and the girl child is not only bound to the month of August. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes deployment of additional LEAP Officers

4 August 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the deployment of additional LEAP Officers to crime-ridden areas on the Cape Flats from tomorrow, 5 August 2021 onwards. Read More

Psycho-social support for families and individuals amidst COVID-19 pandemic

4 August 2021

Mental and psychological distress during the COVID-19 pandemic has increased exponentially, with many individuals dealing with the loss of a loved one, a colleague, a family or community member without the appropriate grief and bereavement support.  Read More

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