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News and Speeches Archive


Loadshedding: 96.5% reduction if 5GW of renewable energy had been brought online

4 October 2022

This morning, the Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger, opened the Green Energy Summit Africa, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Read More

105 non-compliant liquor traders apply to have their licenses renewed

4 October 2022

The Western Cape Liquor Authority’s (WCLA) efforts to facilitate greater regulatory compliance on the part of liquor traders is having the desired impact. Read More

EMS to the rescue, and do not hesitate to call for help

4 October 2022

As part of its ongoing integrated search and rescue operations, the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) continue to come to the aid of those residents and visitors in distress or imminent danger. This mostly involves hikers. Read More

#WorldTeachersDay: WCED will permanently appoint 500 Grade R teachers in 2023

4 October 2022

In anticipation of World Teachers’ Day tomorrow, we are pleased to announce that the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will offer up to 500 qualified Grade R teachers a permanent post with service benefits from 1 January 2023. Read More

Condolences to the family of LEAP officer Heynes

3 October 2022

Western Cape Government and City of Cape Town extend condolences to the family of LEAP Officer Heynes Read More

Minister Nomafrench Mbombo Media Briefing on Loadshedding in the Western Cape

1 October 2022

On 30 September 2022, the National Minister of Health, Minister Phaahla had a virtual media briefing. At this briefing Minister Phaahla indicated that he is exempting Red Cross War Memorial Hospital, Groote Schuur Hospital and Tygerberg Hospitals... Read More