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Health is everybody's business

30 April 2022

On Friday, 29 April 2022, Western Cape Government Health and Wellness hosted its first External Health Indaba with stakeholder representation from the private sector, statutory bodies, universities, civil society, political parties, and other... Read More

Western Cape Government to sign R20 million broadband agreement

29 April 2022

Joint Media Alert: Western Cape Government, U.S. Consulate General and U.S. Trade and Development Agency to sign R20 million broadband agreement Read More

#LetsMakeItCount - Premier Winde calls on residents to get counted without delay

28 April 2022

Media Release: #LetsMakeItCount - With just 16 days left, Premier Winde calls on residents to get counted without delay. Read More

Vaccination against COVID-19 still our best defence, now with increases in cases

28 April 2022

Vaccination against COVID-19 remains our best defence, especially if your immune system is compromised, as we are seeing increases in cases.  Read More

Premier Winde sounds alarm on low census count in the Western Cape

26 April 2022

Media release: Premier Winde sounds alarm on low census count in the Western Cape, which will impact residents directly for years to come. 26 April 2022 Read More

DSD provides access of development services for disabled children

26 April 2022

Care and services to children with severe and profound disabilities will become more accessible, as Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Ms Sharna Fernandez hands over an adapted vehicle to the Vrolike Vinkies Enrichment and Development... Read More

Minister Simmers to hold public meeting with community of New Horizon

26 April 2022

On Wednesday 27 April, the newly appointed Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, will engage the community of New Horizon in Plettenberg Bay.  This engagement relates to the construction of the Ebenezer Portion 20 Housing... Read More

Western Cape Agriculture extends MOU with commodity organisations

26 April 2022

Officials from the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) and Commodity partners met last week to extend their Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) for another three years. Read More

Minister Reagen Allen Officially Sworn in

26 April 2022

Minister Reagen Allen Officially Sworn in as Western Cape Minister of Community Safety and Police Oversight Read More

Minister Simmers engages municipal executives on human settlements matters

26 April 2022

Today, the newly appointed Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers engaged Mayors, Deputy Mayors and MAYCO Members for Human Settlements from all Municipalities across the Province. Read More

Minister Simmers honoured to be appointed Provincial Minister of infrastructure

25 April 2022

Today, at the Century City Conference Centre (CCCC), Western Cape Premier Alan Winde announced changes to his Provincial Cabinet.  Read More

The forecast of an increase in fruit export Is good news for the Western Cape

25 April 2022

The Western Cape has received good rainfall since 2018 following a prolonged period of limited precipitation. It is expected that the increased water availability will boost agricultural production. Read More

A long life for all – vaccines save lives

24 April 2022

Vaccines are one of the most powerful tools we have in our health arsenal for preventable disease. Read More

Celebrating World Book Day – important to read and tell stories to your children

23 April 2022

CELEBRATING WORLD BOOK DAY – importance of reading and telling stories to your child EVEN WHEN DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS ARE EXPERIENCED    Read More

Premier Alan Winde on changes to the Western Cape Provincial Cabinet

22 April 2022

Media release by Premier Alan Winde on changes to the Western Cape Provincial Cabinet When I was elected as Premier in 2019, it was unthinkable that within less than a year, we would all face a challenge the size and severity of the COVID-19... Read More

Joint media release by Premier Alan Winde and Minister Schäfer

21 April 2022

Joint media release by Premier Alan Winde and Provincial Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer 21 April 2022 Read More

Minister Marais to present approximately R13 million to sport federations

21 April 2022

Following the first of the six ceremonial cheque handovers in Malmesbury on Tuesday, Minister Anroux Marais will present a total of approximately R13 000 000 in support of 153 affiliated sport federations across the province.   Read More

Plans to complete the balance of construction in Vredebes project are underway

21 April 2022

Plans to deliver the remainder of the 600 top structures in the Vredebes Housing Project in Ceres are underway. To date, 229 were completed and delivered in Phase 1 of the project. Read More

Joint media release by Premier Alan Winde and Minister Debbie Schäfer

21 April 2022

Yesterday, Provincial Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, handed in her resignation to Premier Alan Winde, which he accepted, while praising her for her excellent service to the people of the Western Cape. Provincial Minister Debbie Schäfer said: Read More

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