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Media alert: Learners to showcase their bricklaying and carpentry skills

28 September 2018

Tomorrow, the WCED will be hosting the 2018 Practical Skills Competition for Technical Skills. Read More

Cango Caves’ progress praised by three Western Cape Ministers

28 September 2018

Three Western Cape Provincial ministers have lauded the Oudtshoorn Municipality for a positive turnaround of the Cango Caves which was facing a brink of being closed in about three years ago, due to management and financial difficulties.  Read More

Eastern Cape Legislature visited Gene Louw Traffic College

27 September 2018

A delegation from Eastern Cape Legislature visited Gene Louw Traffic College on the 27th September 2018. Read More

Groundbreaking surgery gives 4-year old a finger from her toe

27 September 2018

Meet Angelique:  A friendly 4-year old girl who has become one of the youngest patients in South Africa to undergo a successful microvascular foot to hand transfer.  In layman’s terms: her toe is now a functioning digit on her hand. Read More

Update on N1 Plattekloof roadworks

27 September 2018

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to upgrade a section of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is 60% complete. Read More

Govan Mbeki Award Winners Announced by Human Settlements Minister Madikizela

27 September 2018

The Provincial Department of Human Settlements was proud to announce its first youth contractor winner, Zuksem Projects, at the 2018 Provincial Govan Mbeki Awards on Friday, 31 August 2018 at the West Read More

Finance Minister tables PERO and MERO

27 September 2018

Honourable Speaker and Deputy Speaker Honourable Premier and Cabinet Colleagues Honourable Leader of the Opposition Leaders of other political parties Honourable members of the Western Cape Legislature Colleagues Citizens of the Western Cape, Read More

Bellville and Bloekombos taxi ranks reopened

27 September 2018

The Bellville and Bloekombos Taxi Ranks have been reopened with effect from 3pm on 27 September 2018 after having been closed for five days by the Priority Committee on Transport (TPC) in response to recurring violence in the Bellville and... Read More

Media Release: Statement by Minister Alan Winde on World Tourism Day

27 September 2018

Today marks World Tourism Day, which this year highlights the importance of digital technology in the tourism sector.   Read More

Official opening of Napier Clinic

26 September 2018

Today (Wednesday, 26 September 2018), Western Cape Minister of Health, Nomafrench Mbombo, officially opened the Napier Clinic. Read More

Hostel 33 declared Provincial Heritage Site

25 September 2018

On Monday, 24 September 2018, Read More

Child Play Therapy Room launched at Malmesbury Local Office

25 September 2018

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the innovative Child Play Therapy Room at the Malmesbury local office. Read More

Bellville taxi rank closed after commuters caught in violent crossfire

22 September 2018

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

Red Cross Children's Hospital supports Sunflower Day

21 September 2018

Today is acknowledged as Sunflower Day – which is all about rallying support for individuals diagnosed with life-threatening blood diseases and cancers such as leukaemia. Many such children are treated at the Haematology-Oncology unit at the Red... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato launches Khayelitsha Walking Bus initiative

20 September 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Khayelitsha Walking Bus initiative Read More