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News and Speeches Archive


Gloudina Flynn says life does not need to stop after Parkinson’s diagnosis

11 April 2022

In 2015 at the age of 60, Cosmetic Manager, Gloudina Flynn, started dropping cosmetic items and perfumes and found it difficult to keep her hands steady while offering assistance to and performing makeovers on clients. Read More

Do not buy livestock from unknown origin

11 April 2022

Following the outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, the North-West, Gauteng and Free State Provinces, there is a high risk of spreading foot and mouth disease through the movement of cattle and other cloven-hoofed... Read More

School admissions 2023: Only 4 days to go!

11 April 2022

The 2023 school admissions process closes in 4 days’ time! Parents and caregivers have until midnight,15 April 2022, to apply for the 2023 school year. Read More

Premier Winde and Minister Simmers addresses affordable housing indaba

11 April 2022

While addressing an Affordable Housing Indaba this past Friday, both the Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde and Provincial Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers welcomed the opportunity to engage relevant stakeholders within the Affordable... Read More

Be smart, be safe and make the right choice this Easter

8 April 2022

As we move towards Easter, it is important to carry on with the life-saving behaviour we have adopted over the last two years to ensure that we prevent COVID-9 infections, hospitalisation and death as much as possible. Read More

We have put clear deadlines in place to push forward with SOPA commitments

7 April 2022

Media Release by Premier Winde: The Western Cape Government has put clear deadlines in place to push forward with our bold State of the Province Address’ commitments Read More

WCED launches anti-bullying campaign: #StopTheShare

7 April 2022

WCED launches anti-bullying campaign: #StopTheShare Read More

Make your health a top priority

7 April 2022

World Health Day commemorated on 7 April 2022 highlights the importance of the role both government and residents play in their health journey and in improving health outcomes for a #HealthierTomorrow. Read More

Human Settlements over 35-year-old job creation drive proving to be successful

7 April 2022

During January and February 2022, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) embarked on a recruitment drive to create short – to medium term job opportunities for 112, over 35-year-olds. Read More

The WC Department of Social Development on track to address Foster Care backlog

6 April 2022

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) continues to make steady progress in addressing the backlog in foster care order extensions. Presently, a total of 36 480 children are in foster care in the Western Cape.    Read More

Elsenburg hosts graduation ceremony at Voorberg Correctional Centre

6 April 2022

On Monday, 4 April 2022, forty-seven offenders from the Department of Correctional Services Voorberg Centre outside Porterville graduated from the Western Cape Department of Agriculture's Elsenburg  Agricultural Training Institute. Read More

Mountain View housing project to create over 1000 housing opportunities

5 April 2022

The Mountain View Housing Project in Mossel Bay, which forms part of the Integrated Residential Development Programme (IRDP), where1006 housing opportunities will be created for qualifying beneficiaries continues to make significant progress. Read More

The Western Cape Social Development Department welcomes Autism Awareness Month

5 April 2022

April marks the annual commemoration of Autism Awareness Month and the objective is to take measures to raise awareness about persons with autism around the globe. Read More

Premier Winde celebrates end of the National State of Disaster

4 April 2022

Media release: Premier Winde celebrates end of the National State of Disaster Read More

Hundreds enquire about the revised human settlements subsidies

4 April 2022

On 1 April, the first day of the opening of the Individual and revised Finance Linked Individual Subsidies (FLISP), 447 persons visited the offices of the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) in Cape Town, to enquire about how to... Read More

Minister Anroux Marais Commends K9 Unit for Drug Bust In Kleinmond

1 April 2022

Acting Minister of Community Safety, Anroux Marais commends another successful Joint Crime Prevention Operation which took place on Wednesday, 30 March 2022. Read More

School admissions 2023: 15 days to go!

1 April 2022

Today is the midway mark for the 2023 school admissions process. Parents and caregivers have until 15 April 2022 to apply for the 2023 school year. Over 90 000 people have registered their children thus far, of which, 43 000 are for Grade 8... Read More

Procurement Disclosure Report: 01 February 2022 to 28 February 2022

1 April 2022

The Provincial Treasury is pleased to publish the twenty first monthly edition of the Procurement Disclosure Report for the period 01 February 2022 to 28 February 2022. Read More