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Premier Winde & Minister Mitchell urge immediate action by National Government

31 May 2022

Media release: Premier Winde and Minister Mitchell urge immediate action by National Government on escalating fuel price Statement by the Premier of the Western Cape, Alan Winde: Read More

Western Cape has more than 16 000 registered Neighbourhood Watch members

31 May 2022

Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety Reagen Allen says, he is pleased to note that there are currently 16 084 registered Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) members in 441 accredited NHW’s across the province. Read More

Western Cape celebrates World Milk Day 2022 on 1 June 2022

31 May 2022

On Wednesday, 1 June 2022, I will join the staff at the Outeniqua Research Farm in George to celebrate World Milk Day on 1 June 2022. Read More

World Foster Day: WC DSD appeals to public to become a Foster Parent

31 May 2022

In commemoration of World Foster Day which is recognised annually on 31 May, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is appealing to residents who meet the criteria to consider becoming a Foster Parent. Read More

Premier Winde calls on residents to use last day of 2022 Census to get counted

31 May 2022

Media release: With 81% of WC households counted, Premier Winde calls on residents to use last day of 2022 Census to get counted. Read More

Parents to confirm spaces for the 2023 school year

31 May 2022

Parents can now see the outcome of their applications for the 2023 school year and have until 17 June 2022 to confirm their final choice of school for 2023. Read More

The Western Cape’s tourism & hospitality sector showing impressive recovery

31 May 2022

The April 2022 tourism performance statistics report by Wesgro point to a solid recovery for the Western Cape’s tourism and hospitality sector over the Easter season. Read More

Western Cape launches Africa Agriculture Strategy

30 May 2022

On Friday, 27 May 2022,   the Western Cape Department of Agriculture launched its Africa Agricultural Strategy for the Western Cape. Read More

Invest in your health – put down your cigarette

30 May 2022

It may seem trivial, but as soon as you put out your cigarette for good, you are a step closer to a healthier future. Read More

176 arrests through the efforts of LEAP Officers

30 May 2022

Between 16 – 22 May, and through the efforts of Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers, 176 perpetrators were arrested for a variety of offences. Read More

Minister Fernandez welcomes launch of National Child Protection Week

29 May 2022

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, welcomes the official launch of the National Child Protection Week, which takes place from Sunday, 29 May to Sunday 5 June 2022. Read More

Premier Alan Winde and Museum Service launch second exhibition at Leeuwenhof

29 May 2022

On Saturday, 28 May 2022, Premier Alan Winde, with support from officials from the Museum Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), launched the second art exhibition, named Palimpsest, to be housed at Leeuwenhof.   Read More

Collaboration key to improving Port of Cape Town performance

27 May 2022

It is with great concern that I note the Port of Cape Town’s ranking at 365th out 370 ports measured by the World Bank's Container Port Performance Index report 2021, released this week. Read More

Premier Winde welcomes 80% milestone in households counted by StatsSA in WC

27 May 2022

Media release: Premier Winde welcomes 80% milestone in households counted by StatsSA in WC; encourages residents to get counted ahead of 31 May deadline. Read More

Minister Fernandez conducts oversight visit of Sanitary Dignity Project

27 May 2022

In observance of World Menstrual Hygiene Day taking place on Saturday, 28 May 2022, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, conducted an oversight visit to Salt River High School, which is one of the 223 schools... Read More

Western Cape Government launches Safety Dashboard

26 May 2022

Joint Media Release: Western Cape Government launches Safety Dashboard providing real-time data to provincial safety stakeholders Read More

Applications for R16 million SMME Booster Fund now open

26 May 2022

I am proud to confirm that the application process for Department of Economic Development and Tourism’s (DEDAT) R16 million SMME Booster Fund is now open. Read More

Sports federations across the province boosted by funds

26 May 2022

Over the past month, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais travelled across the province to hand over funding to sporting federations and municipalities to support their activities and major events for t Read More

Inclement weather cannot keep Minister Allen away from patrolling with NHWs

25 May 2022

Although there was inclement weather across the greater Cape Town last night, the Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen, still conducted a patrol with the Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) in the Somerset West area. ... Read More

Western Cape Government to launch R16 million SMME Booster Fund

24 May 2022

One of my key priorities is to back entrepreneurs and small businesses, who are the engines of our economy. As a part of our plans to do this, I am pleased to announce that applications for the SMME Booster Fund 2022 will open this Thursday, 26 May... Read More

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