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Another Failed Smear as Cape Argus Fabricates a Front Page Lead

20 June 2017

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MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Parow Valley Walking Bus initiative

20 June 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Parow Valley Walking Bus initiative Tomorrow, Wednesday 21 June 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Parow Valley. Read More

Launch of Multimillion Rand Housing Project in Eersterivier

20 June 2017

Tomorrow, 21 June 2017, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will launch the multimillion Rand Forest Village Housing Project in Eersterivier with a sod turning ceremony. Read More

Over 100 Ebenhaezer Residents On The West Coast To Receive Title Deeds To Homes

19 June 2017

Tomorrow, Tuesday, 20 June 2017, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, along with the Executive Mayor of the Matzikama Municipality, Ms Rhenda Stephan, will hand over more than 100 title deeds to residents of Ebenhaezer... Read More

Five fatalities on Western Cape roads

19 June 2017

A driver who was seven times over the legal limit was one of 18 motorists arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol over the weekend. Five fatalities were reported on the province’s roads, according to a preliminary report from... Read More

Estimated costs of damage to schools reaches R124 million

19 June 2017

The storm that hit the Western Cape on Wednesday, 7 June, damaged 170 schools, according to the latest report compiled by the Western Cape Education Department (WCED). In addition, two were damaged by the inferno that engulfed the Southern Cape. Read More

Media Alert: New Citrusdal Library To Be Opened By Minister Marais

19 June 2017

On 19 June 2017 Minister Anroux Marais will officially open the new Citrusdal Library in the Cederberg Municipality. Read More

Chapman’s Peak Drive closed indefinitely

19 June 2017

Chapman's Peak Drive has been closed until further notice after approximately 15 m3 of rock came down on the Noordhoek end, causing significant damage to two catch fences and the road surface. Read More

Minister Fritz sworn-in as Acting Premier of the Western Cape

19 June 2017

Today, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, was sworn in as the Acting Premier of the Western Cape. The Minister will be the Acting Premier until the 22 June 2017. Read More

MEDIA ALERT:Youth Day Safety Diary–MEC Plato attends Nyanga Yethu Open Mic night

15 June 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Youth Day Safety Diary – Minister Plato attends Nyanga Yethu Open Mic night, Human Rights Commission Community Dialogue and Diocese of False Bay Youth Indaba Read More

MEDIA ALERT:Youth Day Safety Diary–MEC Plato attends Nyanga Yethu Open Mic night

15 June 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Youth Day Safety Diary – Minister Plato attends Nyanga Yethu Open Mic night, Human Rights Commission Community Dialogue and Diocese of False Bay Youth Indaba Read More

Youth Month: ‘Express Yourself Youth Canvas’ launched by Minister Fritz

15 June 2017

As part of our Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the “Express Yourself Youth Canvas” in Cape Town. Read More

Youth Month: ‘Express Yourself Youth Canvas’ launched by Minister Fritz

15 June 2017

As part of our Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the “Express Yourself Youth Canvas” in Cape Town. Read More

R120m invested into skills development for young people

15 June 2017

More than R120 million is being invested into skills development programmes for young people in the Western Cape. Speaking ahead of Youth Day tomorrow (16 June 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the Western Cape Government... Read More

New Rheenendal Primary School reaches practical completion

15 June 2017

Excited learners who moved into the new Rheenendal Primary School near Knysna this month are looking forward to the completion of the sports field in August. Read More

Western Cape Cabinet Directs R75 Million Towards Knysna and other Disasters

15 June 2017

Following a meeting of the Western Cape Cabinet in Knysna earlier today, a decision has been taken to re-prioritise R75 million towards addressing damage caused by the Cape Storm and rebuilding the fire-ravaged town of Knysna and surrounding areas. Read More

Roadworks near Avontuur wine estate nearly complete

14 June 2017

A Department of Transport and Public Works project to replace damaged pipe culverts on the R44 near Avontuur wine estate in Stellenbosch is expected to have been completed at the end of June 2017. Read More

Western Cape Cabinet Directs R75 Million towards Knysna and Other Disasters

14 June 2017

Western Cape Cabinet Directs R75 Million towards Knysna and Other Disasters Read More

Latest on impact of fires on Knysna tourism

14 June 2017

The majority of Knysna's tourism offering remains in tact, and the town is welcoming visitors, said Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities. Read More

Your child can be part of the world wild eradication of measles

13 June 2017

Western Cape Government Health will embark on measles campaign as part of the world wide efforts to eradicate this debilitating illness.  The campaign will run from 12 – 30 June 2017 and is aimed at all children less than 5 years old even if your... Read More

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