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Premier assesses new energy resilience measures at Karl Bremer Hospital precinct

2 May 2023

Media release: Premier assesses new energy resilience measures at Karl Bremer Hospital precinct; announces over R16 mil saving so far through WCG energy resilience interventions Read More

Minister Simmers commemorates Workers Day and commits to create over 15 000 jobs

1 May 2023

In commemoration of Workers’ Day, the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, has committed to creating more than 15 000 jobs over the next three financial years. Read More

Child Protection Month: All Children Should Be Protected

1 May 2023

May is Child Protection Month, a month in which we raise awareness about the rights of children as enshrined in the Constitution. Read More

Reduce your risk to major health problems by quitting tobacco

1 May 2023

Healthcare workers who are putting their health first by quitting to smoke urge the community to do the same ahead of World No Tobacco Day (31 May).   Read More

If Putin comes to Western Cape, LEAP officers will be instructed

27 April 2023

Media release: If Putin comes to Western Cape, LEAP officers will be instructed to arrest him Read More

Postbank going cardless a clueless solution

26 April 2023

Postbank’s latest media statement about “a new method of paying SASSA grants that doesn't require a physical card” is of great concern and demonstrates a disconnect between national government and the reality on the ground. Read More

Earn up to R 5 000 when you report where illegal firearms can be found

26 April 2023

Today, at the Delft South African Police Station, and as part of his 1st anniversary in office, Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen relaunched the much-anticipated reward system to encourage the public to... Read More

South Africa's oldest hospital to receive new APU, upgraded theatres and more

26 April 2023

With almost R150 million of infrastructure projects currently in progress, Minister Nomafrench Mbombo had an opportunity to inspect the construction of the new Acute Psychiatric Unit (APU) at the New Somerset Hospital, as well as the upgrades being... Read More

Delft community taking ownership of GBV solutions

26 April 2023

A successful engagement took place in Delft on Wednesday, 26 April 2023, between the Western Cape Department of Social Development (WCDSD), provincial Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety Reagen Allen, the South African Police Services... Read More

Focus on quality at the 19th Annual Ostrich Auction supports growth and jobs

25 April 2023

Two ostriches owned by  PJ Terblanche & Sons were sold for record prices at the Western Cape Department of Agriculture's (WCDoA) 19th annual ostrich auction on 20 April 2023. The male and female pair was sold for R26 000 and R41 000,... Read More

Mobility Minister launches Online Portal for Public Transport Licensing

25 April 2023

One of the first words of our Minister of Mobility, Ricardo Mackenzie, was that we hit the road running. His words are faithful to all the hard work each employee is doing. Read More

165 993 applications for the 2024 school year received to date

25 April 2023

Today I visited support teams at our Head Office and the Department of the Premier, to express my thanks for the many hours of hard work they put in during the admissions period. Read More

Invitation to Delft Gender-Based Violence Activation Event

25 April 2023

Delft has become synonymous with crime in recent years, with the neighbourhood named as one of the gender-based violence (GBV) hotspots in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Simmers and Minister Nzimande launch UWC Unibell student accommodation

25 April 2023

On Monday, 24 April 2023, the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, along with Minister of Higher Education, Science & Technology officially handed over the state-of-the-art University of Western Cape (UWC) Unibell student... Read More

Minister Allen and Provincial SAPS Deputy Commissioner relaunch rewards system

25 April 2023

Minister Allen and Provincial SAPS Deputy Commissioner Maj Gen Manci to relaunch reward system for reporting illegal firearms.   Read More

Vaccination gives every child the chance at a healthy life

25 April 2023

Too many children in the Western Cape are being left without protection against measles and other preventable diseases. As a result, the risk of large outbreaks has increased. Read More

Drakenstein Municipality shows up against GBV

24 April 2023

The Western Cape Government is committed to ending the scourge of gender-based violence 365 days a year. As the lead minister for GBV in the province, Minister Sharna Fernandez believes it is important to raise awareness around the issue wherever... Read More

Rugby exchange is rooted in Agriculture and Food Security

24 April 2023

On Friday, 21 April, the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture,  Dr Ivan Meyer, hosted a breakfast at Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute (EATI)  in honour of a visiting group of French rugby players from the French agricultural college, the... Read More

Mobility Minister launches Online Portal for Public Transport Licensing

24 April 2023

Media release by Ricardo Mackenzie, Western Cape Minister of Mobility Read More

Celebrating World Book Day 2023

23 April 2023

UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on the 23rd of April each year to recognise the importance of books and authors, and to encourage everyone to read books. Read More