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President and National Minister remain silent on SASSA debacle

2 February 2021

Whilst we welcome the announcement made by President Cyril Ramaphosa last night, pertaining to the easing of the Alert Level 3 Restrictions, the President’s silence regarding the SASSA debacle and lack of information to our most vulnerable citizens... Read More

New Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute to open doors in April

1 February 2021

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Fire fighter dies, 2 injured as wildfires continue to rage

1 February 2021

A firefighter from the Overberg fire services, fighting a wildfire in the Barrydale area, lost his life yesterday in the line of duty. Read More

Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations: 25 to 31 January 2021

1 February 2021

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations Read More

MEC Fritz condemns Khayelitsha, Ravensmead & Delft shootings, residence report!

1 February 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns in the strongest terms the reported shootings over the past weekend, which resulted in numerous fatalities. Read More

Minister Schäfer wishes teachers the best as they return to schools

1 February 2021

Western Cape Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, has wished teachers returning to school today all the best for the 2021 school year. Minister Schäfer said: Read More

Wishing Cape Town International Airport GM, Deon Cloete, well on his retirement

1 February 2021

After more than 12 years of service, it is with immense gratitude that we wish the General Manager of Cape Town International Airport (CTIA), Deon Cloete, well as he embarks on his retirement.  Read More

Procurement Disclosure Report reveals R1.85 billion spent on Covid-19

1 February 2021

We are pleased to publish the seventh edition of the Procurement Disclosure Report by Provincial Treasury which affirms our commitment to transparency and clean government in the Western Cape. Read More