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WC Government calls on President for SONA to respond to country in crisis

8 February 2023

Joint media release: Western Cape government calls on President for SONA to respond to country in crisis Read More

Neighbourhood Watch structures exceeds 600 and 17 000 members in Western Cape

8 February 2023

I am delighted to learn that in the Western Cape, we have reached 615 accredited neighbourhood watch (NHW) structures. We now have 17 546 registered members.   Read More

Pregnancy Awareness Week

7 February 2023

Pregnancy is different and not all women experience the same symptoms. Read More

Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

7 February 2023

Joint media release: Breaking the Cycle of Abuse Read More

25 Firearms confiscated by LEAP Officers during first month of 2023

7 February 2023

Between 2 January – 29 January 2023, Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers ensured that 25 firearms were removed from our streets. Read More

Ensure your COVID vaccinations are up-to-date

7 February 2023

Community outreaches, where COVID-19 vaccines are integrated with comprehensive health services, have proved to be an effective way to provide people with access to healthcare that protects them and keep them out of hospital. Read More

Minister Simmers encourages emerging contractors at their graduation in George

6 February 2023

Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers attended the graduation ceremony of emerging contractors on CIDB Grade level 1 & 2 in George on Friday, 3 February 2023. The Regional Structure Training Programme piloted in 2022/23 in the... Read More

Community Safety held Policing Needs and Priorities engagement: Cape Metro West

6 February 2023

The Department of Community Safety has hosted a series of Rural Safety Summits and Policing Needs and Priorities engagements across the province. Read More

Providing ongoing effective emergency care to treat conditions

6 February 2023

Over a weekend period where they responded to 5 968 incidents, the Western Cape Department of Health’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) worked around the clock to ensure rapid assessment, timely provision of appropriate interventions, and prompt... Read More

Minister Marais saddened to hear of tragic death of young Stellenbosch Football

5 February 2023

It is with great sadness that we have heard the news of the untimely death of Stellenbosch Football Club player, Oshwin Andries.   Read More

Members of the public called to nominate candidates for museum governing bodies

5 February 2023

Members of the public are invited to nominate candidates who could serve on the on the governing bodies of affiliated museums for a three-year term, ending 31 October 2025. Read More

Blompark development on track to deliver 539 housing opportunities

3 February 2023

With 150 houses already delivered since the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers turned the first sod in September 2021, residents of Blompark in Gansbaai can look forward to an additional 100 brand new homes being completed before... Read More

Conference looks forward to a bumper year of major events in the Western Cape

3 February 2023

On Friday, 3 February 2023, the Western Cape Events Forum hosted the Cape of Great Events conference in Cape Town, which spotlighted the growth of large events being hosted in the province in the coming year.    Read More

Safe and effective measles vaccine for children under 15 years

3 February 2023

As part of nationwide efforts to contain outbreaks of measles, as experienced in several other provinces, the Western Cape Department of Health will be making additional booster doses available for every child under the age of 15 from 6 February... Read More

Western Cape 2022 National Senior Certificate Awards

2 February 2023

Good morning, Premier Alan Winde, and Tracy Winde, and thank you for hosting us again this year at your lovely home. Welcome to our principals, and our teachers, and our parents, and our colleagues, and our supporters. Read More

Matric 2022 Awards to Candidates

2 February 2023

Western Cape Education Department National Senior Certificate Examinations 2022 Read More

Matric 2022 Awards to Schools

2 February 2023

Western Cape Education Department National Senior Certificate Examinations 2022 Read More

Minister Marais calls on public to nominate Provincial Heritage sites

2 February 2023

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, would like to encourage members of the public to nominate heritage resources in the Western Cape as Provincial Heritage Sites.    Read More

Department of Community Safety to host Policing Needs and Priorities engagement

2 February 2023

On 03 February 2023, the Department of Community Safety will host its Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) engagement in the City of Cape Town for the SAPS Metro West area. Read More

Media alert: Western Cape NSC 2022 Awards Ceremony livestream

1 February 2023

On Thursday 2 February 2023, Premier Alan Winde and Western Cape Minister of Education, David Maynier, will host the Western Cape National Senior Certificate (NSC) 2022 Awards Ceremony at Leeuwenhof, the Premier’s Residence. Read More

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