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We need to improve our Cybersecurity Culture

5 November 2019


Scholar patrol appreciation day

5 November 2019

On Thursday, 31 October 2019, the Directorate: Road Safety Management of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and City of Cape Town Traffic Services host Read More

Driver safety event at Golden Arrow bus depot

5 November 2019

Recently the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) Road Safety Management component partnered with the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) for a driving safe Read More

Agribusiness Investment Unit secures R350 million worth of investment deals for

5 November 2019

I am pleased to announce that Wesgro, the Western Cape Government's mandated international trade and investment promotion agency, has helped secure Read More

Minister calls on Provincial Commissioner to give CPF elections the green light

4 November 2019

Minister Fritz calls on Provincial Commissioner to give CPF elections the green light Read More

Disability Rights Awareness Month 2019

4 November 2019

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) along with the rest of South Africa commemorates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. Read More

Minister Simmers hands over more than 300 title deeds and houses

4 November 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers handed over 92 Title Deeds and 210 houses in Forest Village, Eersteriver. Read More

Minister Schafer – Irresponsible behaviour on Guy Fawkes day must come to an end

3 November 2019

Every year we receive reports of learners behaving in an irresponsible manner on Guy Fawkes Day. Last year we received reports of learners throwing stockings filled with paint at motor vehicles, or joining in to smear fellow learners with paint. Read More

More than 150 Forest Village beneficiaries to receive houses and title deeds

1 November 2019

On Monday, 4th November 2019, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers will hand over houses and title deeds to more than 150 beneficiaries of the Forest Village Housing project in Eerste River, Cape Town. Read More

EPWP beneficiaries develop new skills at cultural facilities

1 November 2019

Twenty-eight men and women between the ages of 16 and 36 participated in a workshop for Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries at the Groot Drakenstein Cultural Facility in Paarl Read More

Pedestrian Safety

1 November 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works would like to urge everyone to play a role in improving road safety for pedestrians, cyclists, passengers and drivers. Read More

Minister Fritz meets with Old Mutual to partner on safety solutions

1 November 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, delivered the keynote address on the impact of crime on business at Old Mutual, Pinelands, at a collaborative stakeholder engagement breakfast. Read More