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Western Cape human settlements assist more than 7 500 clients

10 December 2019

Western Cape human settlements assist more than 7 500 clients between September and November Read More

The season to be alert for childhood diarrhea

10 December 2019

During the 2018/2019 paediatric surge season, which is the period from November to May every year, the Western Cape Government Health reported that 1.3% of children under the age of five years old were treated at Primary Health Care facilities (PHC... Read More

Province gets ahead of the curve on loadshedding

10 December 2019

Media Statement by Premier Alan Winde Read More

Premier Winde: Eskom - Mr President, show leadership to avoid Day 8

10 December 2019

Media Statement by Premier Alan Winde Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to handover title deeds in Delft

9 December 2019

Today, 9 December 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over 65 title deeds to deserving recipients in Delft. This hand over has been made possible through our Enhanced Extended Discounted Benefit Scheme (EEDBS). Read More

Western Cape Schools are full

9 December 2019

School administrations closed on Friday (6 December 2019) with some parents still looking for places for their children in school. Officials of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will work closely with schools when they reopen in January... Read More

Up to 20-year prison sentence for train arsonists

9 December 2019

Up to 20-Year Prison Sentence for Train Arsonists Read More

Task team established to address congestion issues at the Port of Cape Town

9 December 2019

We are concerned by the significant issues at the Port of Cape Town particularly with regards to congestion at the container terminal. Read More

Uniondale roadworks notice

6 December 2019

Shut-down plan: The roads included on this project where works have commenced, will be made safe over the December embargo period with temporary line marking. These roads will be marked as per the details listed in the table below: Read More

The Western Cape is ready to welcome visitors ahead of tourism season

5 December 2019

The tourism sector remains the backbone of the Western Cape economy, supporting over 300,000 direct and indirect jobs in our province alone thanks to the millions of tourists who flock to the region annually to enjoy some of the most scenic and... Read More

Have a heart and support those children in need of care

5 December 2019

The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital (RCWMCH) is appealing to members of the public to reach out to children, and to prioritise the safety of children under their care ahead of the upcoming festive season. Read More

DCAS Neighbourhood Development Programme wins big at Service Excellence Awards

5 December 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) was recognised at the annual Western Cape Premier’s Service Excellence Awards once again on Wednesday 4 December 2019, as a programme run out of the Read More

Huge influx of motor vehicles expected in the Western Cape this festive season

5 December 2019

The festive season is now upon us. We are predicting an increase in vehicular traffic this festive season. We are already seeing an influx of vehicles into the province as holiday goers travel to their respective destinations. Read More

Schools break up for the summer holiday

4 December 2019

Learners officially go on holiday today, 4 December 2019. I would like to wish each and every one of them a happy and safe holiday. I am sure they will take a break from school work, but continue reading for pleasure during their holidays. Read More

Thousands participate in provincial housing verification and registration drive

4 December 2019

The recently concluded Provincial Housing Database Verification and Registration Drive, saw more than 8 500 people visiting the different venues to either register for the first time or verify and update their details on the Housing Demand Database. Read More

WC Water Update, masterplan welcomed

3 December 2019

Dam levels dropping slowly Read More