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Western Cape schools take action to reduce energy consumption

5 September 2022

A total of 41 Western Cape schools have applied to install solar panels to reduce their environmental impact and electricity costs. The combined peak capacity of these installations is 25.87 MWp. Read More

We congratulate Western Cape SAFTA winners

5 September 2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport congratulates those from the Western Cape who emerged as winners at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) over the past weekend. Read More

International Spinal Cord Injury Day: A gunshot wound caused my spinal injury

5 September 2022

International Spinal Cord Injury Day (ISCI) is observed on September 5th each year. This year’s theme is Spinal Cord Injuries Conflicts and Disasters, Prepare and Prevent. This theme raises awareness of people with spinal cord injuries and... Read More

Minister Simmers to officially reopen Spine road following closure due to floods

5 September 2022

The Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, will officiate the ribbon-cutting and reopening of Spine Road, between Kuilsriver and Khayelitsha. Read More

Minister Mbombo pleased with Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute progress

5 September 2022

On 2 September 2022, Minister Mbombo conducted an oversight visit to Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute (OFPI). Read More

International Spinal Cord Injury Day: A gunshot wound caused my spinal cord pain

5 September 2022

International Spinal Cord Injury Day (ISCI) is observed on September 5th each year. This year’s theme is Spinal Cord Injuries Conflicts and Disasters, Prepare and Prevent. Read More

DCAS and PanSALB partner to launch new online SA Sign Language dictionary

2 September 2022

The first-ever online South African Sign Language (SASL) dictionary was launched by the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB), in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in Cape T Read More

Cele's comment on SAPS devolution & LEAP divisive

2 September 2022

Joint media release: Minister Cele’s latest comments on SAPS devolution and LEAP continue to be nonsensical and divisive. Read More

K-9 Unit latches onto criminals

1 September 2022

Between 24 – 28 August 2022, the Swartland and Overstrand K-9 Units latched onto criminals with a sharp bite and ensured that 23 individuals could be arrested. Through the efforts of man’s best friend, who detected an array of illicit items, these... Read More

Minister of Health launches a joint task team to improve Atlantis healthcare

1 September 2022

Minister of Health and Wellness has launched a joint task team to improve Atlantis healthcare services, following a memorandum delivered to her on 16 August 2022 by the Atlantis Community Health Organisation (ACHO).  Read More

Women contractors empowered at Women in Infrastructure and Built Engagement

1 September 2022

On 31 August 2022, to close off Women’s Month, Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers hosted the Women in Infrastructure and Built Environment Engagement. Read More

Importance of protecting your child’s health post COVID-19

1 September 2022

Child Safety Month is commemorated in August every year. While the month has been earmarked for Child Safety Month, healthcare workers have called on parents and caregivers to prioritise their child’s safety every day. Read More

eQolweni residents celebrate 1 year anniversary of project with keys to homes

31 August 2022

On the eve of the one-year anniversary since the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, conducted a sod turning in Qolweni, 36 qualifying beneficiaries were awarded keys to their new homes. Read More

Increase in demand for Gender-Based Violence Services

31 August 2022

As Women’s Month draws to a close, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez has made an appeal for the wellbeing and safety of women, particularly those experiencing various forms of Read More

Tourism recovery rate at CTIA’s international terminal reaches five month high

31 August 2022

The sustained tourism recovery in international arrivals seen over the last few months, when compared to pre-pandemic levels, has continued with recovery rates at Cape Town International Airport’s (CTIA) international terminal reaching the highest... Read More

Better coordination and collaboration can resolve ban on vegetable exports

31 August 2022

Better coordination and collaboration can speed up the process of resolving Botswana and Namibia's ban on South African vegetable exports. Read More

Violence against Women: The Thuthuzela Care Centres turn victims into survivors

31 August 2022

The Thuthuzela Care Centre (“TCC”) is a joint effort between the National Prosecuting Authority (“NPA”) and the Western Cape Department of Health and Wellness (“the Department”). Read More

LEAP operations for August lead to over 500 arrests

29 August 2022

Between 1 - 21 August 2022, Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers have achieved the arrest of 515 individuals for a variety of crimes. In this same time period, LEAP officers have amongst others: Read More

Minister of Infrastructure to host event aimed at Empowering Female Owned SMMEs

29 August 2022

On Wednesday, 31 August 2022, the Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, will host a Women in Infrastructure and Built Environment engagement. The event seeks to empower female owned Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (SMMEs)... Read More

Minister Wenger encourages South Africans to explore the Western Cape

29 August 2022

Today, Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger, Minister of Mobility, Daylin Mitchell, Premier of the Western Cape, Alan Winde and the Mayor of George, Leon van Wyk, kicked off the start of Minister Wenger’s Tourism Month Tour Read More

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