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Upward adjustment of Human Settlement budget a boost for affordable housing

13 December 2021

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements’ (WCDoHS) budget for the 2021/22 financial year has been adjusted upwards by R 57, 088 million. This means our overall budget increases from R 2, 353 billion to R 2, 410 billion. Read More

Minister Simmers to hand over houses in Lamberts Bay

13 December 2021

Tomorrow, 13 December 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Tertuis Simmers, will ensure that 45 deserving and qualifying beneficiaries in Lamberts Bay live in improved conditions, by handing over their houses. Read More

Traffic Officer Graduation - Live Broadcast

10 December 2021

Join us with a live broadcast of our Traffic Officer Graduation, 2021. The proceedings will start at 11:00 on 13 December 2021. Read More

The Western Cape Government Security Support Team, our Unsung Heroes

9 December 2021

The Head of Department for Community Safety, Adv Yashina Pillay, commends the role of the Department of Community Safety’s Security Support Team towards their achievement of receiving the Bronze Award in the Barrier Breaker category at the Western... Read More

DCAS allocates R15.45m to holiday programmes for youth over the festive period

9 December 2021

Today, Minister Anroux Marais presented the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s Adjusted Estimates budget for the 2021/22 financial year, foregrou Read More

Public healthcare patients can now collect medication from e-lockers

9 December 2021

Public healthcare patients with stable chronic conditions won’t have to wait in queues anymore to collect their medication, as e-lockers have launched in the metro. Read More

New Woodlands residents receive progress update on Farm 694 Housing Development

9 December 2021

On Tuesday, 7 December 2021, backyarders from New Woodlands, Mitchells Plain, received a progress update on the Farm 694 Housing Development by the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements. Read More

Construction of phase 1 at Qolweni project on track to be completed in time

8 December 2021

The rapid pace at which progress is being made at the Qolweni Phase 3A (169) housing project, in Plettenberg Bay, clearly demonstrates how the Western Cape Government (WCG) is ensuring that the living conditions of those most in need, are improved. Read More

Failure to pass amendment brings an end to irrational land proposals

8 December 2021

The Western Cape Government welcomes the news that the proposed 18th Amendment on Section 25 of the Constitution was not passed yesterday in Parliament. This brings an end to the irrational land proposals by the Governing Party in South Africa. Read More

More than 100 residents move to new homes in Boystown, Nyanga, before Christmas

8 December 2021

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements is currently in the process of relocating 235 informal settlement residents, and their families, to their new homes in Boystown, Nyanga. Read More

More than 50% of adults in the Western Cape have been vaccinated

7 December 2021

Over the last few days, the Western Cape breached the 50% mark of adults in the province being vaccinated with at least one dose. Though only halfway, the 51,36% or 2 556 131 of adults in the province have ensured they are protected against severe... Read More

LEAP shows another week of success, suspect in multiple rape cases arrested

7 December 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the latest report of LEAP activities. A number of illegal firearms have been removed from the streets, as well as suspects arrested for various criminal activity in crime hotspots. Read More

Vaxi Taxi mobile vaccination service for outlying areas

7 December 2021

Old Mutual partners with Western Cape Government and Accelerate Cape Town to launch mobile vaccination service for outlying areas  Read More

Minister Fernandez engages with Managers of six newly established shelters

6 December 2021

Against the backdrop of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign, on Monday, 6 December 2021, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, engaged the provincial  Department of Social... Read More

Western Cape supports new winery in Franschhoek

6 December 2021

On Friday, 3 December 2021,  the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, visited the Klein Goederust Franschhoek Boutique Winery owned by Paul Siguqa. Read More

Minister Simmers condemns invasion of units at the Forest Village development

6 December 2021

I condemn in the strongest possible terms the attempted invasion and occupation of houses at the Forest Village Housing Project, which occurred last night in Eersteriver. Read More

Public Notice: CTICC Vaccination Centre closed on 3 December 2021

4 December 2021

The CTICC Vaccination of Hope Centre closed its doors on 3 December 2021. To honour its 300 staff members and commemorate the innovative partnerships between the Western Cape Government Health, City of Cape Town, CTICC, and Discovery health, a... Read More

Protect yourself against Omicron

3 December 2021

With the new Omicron variant rapidly spreading, vaccination is more important than ever before to protect against severe illness and death Read More

International Day of Persons with Disabilities commemoration

3 December 2021

Friday, 3 December 2021, is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and is also celebrated as National Disability Rights Awareness Day. Read More

Day of joy for Ebenhaeser and Vredendal residents

2 December 2021

It was a day of joy and excitement yesterday in the Matzikama municipal towns of Ebenhaeser and Vredendal, when the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers handed over title deeds and houses in the respective areas. Read More