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Local youth introduced to Olympic values

2 October 2018

On Saturday, 29 September 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Cape Town Sport Council hosted the Olympic Day at the Greens Sports Groun Read More

Mossel Bay shared government offices building project begins

2 October 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a R58 million project to transform the Mossel Bay building formerly known as House de Klerk into a Wester Read More

Minister Madikizela To Launch Affordable Rental Housing in Glenhaven, Bellville

2 October 2018

On Wednesday, 3rd October, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will mark the launch of the Glenhaven Social Housing Project with a sod-turning ceremony. Read More

Minister Alan Winde congratulates Zeitz Mocaa on international award

2 October 2018

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde congratulates Cape Town’s Zeitz MOCAA, which has just won the award for overall Cultural Destination of the Year in the Leading Cultural Destinations Awards.   Read More

Statement by MEC Plato - Train arson – R100 000 still available to get culprits

1 October 2018

Train arson – R100 000 still available to get culprits behind bars Last week’s train arson attacks across Cape Town damaged six coaches in three different incidents. Read More

Premier Zille Signs Anti-Corruption Pledge

1 October 2018

Premier Zille Signs Anti-Corruption Pledge Read More

Teamwork and smiles at Eden Better Together Games

1 October 2018

Western Cape Government employees from across the Eden region, as well as local municipalities staff and Infantry School, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), Correctional Services and the South African Police Service attended and took... Read More

Minister Mbombo marks Breast Cancer Awareness month in Mitchell Plain

1 October 2018

Today, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo marked Breast Cancer Awareness month at Mitchells Plain Hospital along with PinkDrive. 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

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

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

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