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Minister Fritz celebrates Chrysalis’ 20th anniversary

8 January 2020

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, unveiled a banner marking the beginning of Chrysalis Academy’s 20th anniversary. Read More

Peak season report sees promising growth in domestic tourism

8 January 2020

We welcome initial reports from the tourism industry that indicate a good season, with a promising growth in domestic tourism thanks to an increase in visitors from Kwa-Zulu Natal, Gauteng and the North West to the Western Cape. Read More

Min Fernandez-public to seek support in cases of matric-results disappointment.

8 January 2020

Completing secondary education, commonly referred to as high school, is a rite of passage. It involves a significant change of status in society. Passing matric is an important stepping-stone, for what future lies ahead for many adolescences.  Read More

Media alert: Release of Western Cape candidate and school results

7 January 2020

Tomorrow, Wednesday 8 January 2020, at 12h00, Minister Debbie Schäfer will visit Paarl Gimnasium HS for the release of the 2019 candidate and school NSC results. There will be opportunities for photographs and interviews. Read More

Minister Fritz to mark chrysalis’ 20th anniversary

7 January 2020

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will unveil a banner marking the beginning of Chrysalis Academy’s 20th anniversary. Minister Fritz will be joined by Chrysalis CEO, Dr Lucille Meyer, and Chrysalis founder, Mark Wiley. Read More

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

7 January 2020

This evening Minister Motshekga announced the national matric results.  I would like to congratulate all provinces that have achieved improvements in the quality of their pass rates. Read More

DSD to investigate complaints- Beitun Nur Home for the Destitute in Schaapkraal.

7 January 2020

Urgent Notice from the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez. "I have received numerous calls and messages in response to a WhatsApp message that is circulating regarding the Beitun Nur Home for the Destitute in Schaapkraal. Read More

Media alert: Details regarding NSC results announcement in the Western Cape

6 January 2020

Dear Media Please note the following in preparation for the release of the 2019 NSC results. 7 January 2020: Read More

Western Cape welcomes provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Matakata

6 January 2020

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and Minister for Community Safety, Albert Fritz met with the new provincial police commissioner Yolisa Matakata today, handing over a copy of the Western Cape Safety Plan and committing to building a supportive and... Read More

22 babies born on New Year’s Day in public health facilities

1 January 2020

On 1 January 2019 (New Year’s Day), the births of 22 babies* have been reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape, comprising 10 boys and 12 girls. Read More

New Year's Day Babies 2020 (as of 14:00)

1 January 2020

58 babies born on New Year’s Day in public health facilities (as of 14:00) On 1 January 2019 (New Year’s Day), the births of 58 babies* have been reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape, comprising 32 boys and 26 girls. Read More

Statement by Premier Alan Winde on the SANParks incident involving Nic Dlamini

27 December 2019

Today, I visited cyclist Nic Dlamini in hospital. He is calm but in shock. His doctors are currently dealing with his injuries. Read More

42 babies born on Christmas Day in public health facilities

25 December 2019

On 25 December 2019 (Christmas Day), the births of 42 babies* have been reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape, comprising of 23 boys and 19 girls. Read More

Christmas babies 2019 (as of 14:00)

25 December 2019

91 babies born on Christmas Day in public health facilities (as of 14:00) On 25 December 2019 (Christmas Day), the births of 91 babies* have been reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape, comprising of 66 boys and 25 girls. Read More

Mid-festive season road safety results

24 December 2019

Media release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Exodus operation Read More

Minister hands over more than 1 000 title deeds in first six months in office

20 December 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says the handover of 1 144 title deeds since taking office at the end of May, is a clear demonstration of the provincial government’s commitment to accelerating ownership across the province. Read More

Minister Fritz honours long standing service to department

17 December 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a Long Service Awards Ceremony for officials of the Department of Community Safety who have served for up to 40 years. Read More

Calls for calm following shooting of suspected hard-livings leader

17 December 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, notes the shooting and death of the suspected Hard-Livings leader Rashied Staggie, 58. Minister Fritz condemns violence in all forms and calls for calm following the shooting. Read More

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture congratulates Elsenburg graduates

13 December 2019

The Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer congratulates the class of 2019 who recently graduated from the Western Cape Government’s Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute.   Read More

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