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Capetonians Honour Olympic Heroes With City Parade

19 October 2016

Cape Town buzzed with excitement and joy as citizens honoured South African homecoming Olympic and Paralympic heroes by taking them on an open bus parade through the Cape Town CBD on Monday, 17 October. Read More

Day Of Sporting Fun At Cape Winelands Better Together Games

19 October 2016

The Better Together Games in the Cape Winelands has become one of the highlights on the Western Cape Government (WCG) calendar, and this year’s event did not disappoint. Read More

School construction continues

18 October 2016

Construction at 4 schools with structural design defects is continuing, thanks to funding from the national Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the Western Cape E Read More

Cape Winelands abuzz with Olympic Spirit at Annual Olympic Day

18 October 2016

On Saturday 15 October 2016 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted an Olympic Day in Klapmuts, in partnership with the Western Cape Provincial Sports Confederation, Cape Wi Read More

Human Settlements To Pursue Legal Processes For Joe Slovo Project to Continue

18 October 2016

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements will pursue legal processes in order to elect a new Project Steering Committee (PSC) for the N2 Gateway, Joe Slovo Phase 3 Housing project. It is intended for the election to take place by no later... Read More

Seventeen killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

17 October 2016

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that 17 road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to launch Strand Walking Bus initiative

17 October 2016

Today, Monday 17 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Strand. Read More

Delays on R27/ R315 intersection on 18 and 19 October

17 October 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works is busy with road rehabilitation works between Darling and Yzerfontein. Read More

Thirteen die in horrific Touws River bus crash

16 October 2016

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Stikland Hospital’s addiction services unit celebrates substance sobriety

14 October 2016

Maintaining sobriety can pose a massive challenge to individuals recovering from an addiction. Recognising milestones along the journey to recovery is key in motivating individuals to maintain their sobriety. Read More

Autism Expo: Department to partner with NGOs and expand services

14 October 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has committed itself to continue expanding services to people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other intellectual disabilities. Read More

Joe Slovo Residents to Elect New Project Steering Committee

14 October 2016

On Saturday, 15 October 2016, The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements will facilitate a meeting to elect a new Project Steering Committee (PSC) for the N2 Gateway, Joe Slovo Phase 3, housing development. Read More

Minister Madikizela Appoints a New Chairperson For Tribunal

14 October 2016

The Minister for Human Settlements in the Western Cape, Bonginkosi Madikizela has appointed a new Chairperson, Mr Thomas Cloete, for the Western Cape Rental Housing Tribunal. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Bredasdorp Walking Bus initiative

14 October 2016

Tomorrow, Thursday 13 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Bredasdorp. Read More

Temporary closure of Piesang Valley Road in Plettenberg Bay

13 October 2016

Piesang Valley Road in Plettenberg Bay will be closed between Castleton and Schoongezicht Estate until 19 November 2016 for emergency slip repairs. Read More

Temporary closure of R27 West Coast Rd

13 October 2016

The R27 West Coast Road from the Koeberg Station and R307 Atlantis intersection is temporarily closed after a truck crash earlier this morning. Read More

Autism Expo to be addressed by Minister Fritz

13 October 2016

Tomorrow, provincial Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will address an Autism Expo, hosted by NGO Autism So What. Read More

Media Alert: Ceres Community To Receive Chess Tables From Minister Marais

13 October 2016

Tomorrow, 14 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will hand over chess tables to the Ceres community at their local library. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to launch Kleinmond Walking Bus initiative

13 October 2016

Today, Friday 14 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Kleinmond. Read More

New Louwville High School progressing well

12 October 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with the construction of the Louwville High School in Vredenburg. Read More

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