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National and Provincial Ministers visit YearBeyond programme in Heideveld

23 May 2023

On Monday, 22 May 2023, the National Minister for Youth, Women and People with Disabilities, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and provincial Minister for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, visited the YearBeyond Academic Programme in Heideveld. Read More

LEAP is showing its true value with a murder rate decrease of 9%

23 May 2023

Since 2020, the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers have time-and-time again shown how effective they are in combating crime, particularly murder. Read More

LEAP officers helping to keep communities safer during blackouts

22 May 2023

Joint media release: LEAP officers helping to keep communities safer during blackouts Read More

Masakh’iSizwe Busary Programme empowers 96 students

22 May 2023

On Saturday 20 May 2023, the Western Cape Provincial Minister of the Department of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers officiated at the Masakh’iSizwe Bursary Programme (MiS) bursary awards ceremony. He awarded 96 young people bursaries for the 2023... Read More

WTA: Voting closes tonight for Western Cape gems nominated in 25 categories

22 May 2023

Each year, the World Travel Awards Africa recognises and celebrates excellence across all key sectors of the tourism and hospitality sector. Read More

EMS encourages residents to help prevent hiking and burn injuries this winter

22 May 2023

This weekend, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to three separate hiking incidents in which older people slipped and injured themselves, with a 75-year-old man tragically losing his life. Read More

WCG and City extend condolences to family of LEAP Officer Magwa

19 May 2023

It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old LEAP officer, following an attack on Thursday afternoon in Crossroads. Read more below: Read More

Brackengate is alleviating pressure from hospitals in the area

19 May 2023

On Friday May 19th Minister Dr Nomafrench Mbombo visited Brackengate Transitional Read More

Contractor for 13 displaced Wolwedans families in Mossel Bay appointed

18 May 2023

The Western Cape Department of Infrastructure together with the Mossel Bay Municipality has appointed a contractor to build new homes for 13 displaced Wolwedans families. The contractor was appointed on Friday 12 May 2023.  Read More

Western Cape Government working hard to secure services amid severe blackouts

18 May 2023

Media release: Western Cape Government working hard to secure services amid severe power blackouts Read More

Promoting Positive Behaviour in our schools!

18 May 2023

The Western Cape Education Department hosted the annual Positive Behaviour Day on 17 May 2023, at the Positive Behaviour Intervention and Resource Centre (PBIRC) in Wynberg. Read More

Nearly 20 000 learners attend first #BackOnTrack classes

18 May 2023

We have launched a massive R1.2 billion #BackOnTrack programme to reverse learning losses caused by Covid-19, to improve learning outcomes and give our children a better future. Read More

WCG strengthens safety efforts in Garden Route with Peace Officers

18 May 2023

Joint statement by Premier Alan Winde and Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen Read More

Premier’s 11th Energy Digicon focuses on Growth For Jobs plan

18 May 2023

Media release: Energising job creation and growth – Premier’s 11th Energy Digicon focuses on energy resilience as part of Western Cape Government’s bold Growth For Jobs plan Read More

Visit a local museum this International Museum Day

17 May 2023

On Thursday, 18 May, we celebrate International Museum day. This annual event is commemorated all over the world to emphasise the important role that museums play in society. Read More

Child Protection Month: Children with disabilities deserve protection too

17 May 2023

“We need to remember that every child is my child. Every child deserves to be acknowledged and seen as such and not for their disability.” – Pumeza Ngumla, Disabled Children’s Action Group. Read More

Red Tape Reduction interventions saves Western Cape economy R1.85 billion

17 May 2023

Between May 2019 and September 2022, the Western Cape Government’s red tape reduction and ease of doing business interventions resulted in a saving of R1.85 billion to the Western Cape economy. Read More

100 kg of dagga seized by WC Provincial Traffic on N2 outside George

17 May 2023

On Monday 15 May, in the early hours of the morning, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services seized 100 kg of dagga and arrested a driver for possession of an illegal substance during a routine vehicle inspection while on duty patrolling on the N2... Read More