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Premier’s weekly digicon turns its attention to GBV

1 December 2023

Media Release: Premier’s weekly digicon turns its attention to GBV Premier Alan Winde’s regular digicon this week looked at an issue equally as serious as the energy crisis: gender-based violence (GBV). Read More

Local community interventions are central to achieving the end of AIDS in the WC

1 December 2023

Local community interventions are central to achieving the end of AIDS in the Western Cape (WC) Read More

Community participation and leadership in spotlight on World Aids Day

1 December 2023

Healthcare workers have joined people around the world to commemorate World Aids Day on 1 December 2023 and have highlighted the important role communities play in shaping the HIV/AIDS response.  Read More

Minister Marais expresses condolences on passing of Kathy Dumbrell

30 November 2023

I am deeply saddened by the passing of Ms. Kathy Dumbrell, a member of the Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC). She was a passionate and committed individual who was dedicated to promoting heritage, the arts, and culture in the province. Read More

We are fighting to place learners despite massive blow to our budget

30 November 2023

Over the past 5 years, on average, the number of learners in Western Cape schools has increased by 19 000 each year, and additional learners continue to need places every year. Read More

Premier welcomes Hessequa Municipality’s energy project to end load shedding

30 November 2023

Media Release: Premier welcomes Hessequa Municipality’s energy project to end load shedding in Riversdale Read More

Premier & Minister distribute first batch of load shedding relief packs

29 November 2023

Joint Media Release: Premier & Minister distribute first batch of load shedding relief packs Read More

Minister Maynier urges the #ClassOf2023 to celebrate responsibly

29 November 2023

With the end of the 2023 matric exams approaching, the #ClassOf2023 is looking forward to a well-deserved break and to celebrating their hard work over the past year. Read More

Working together with all men to detect prostate cancer early in Western Cape

28 November 2023

Men’s health month is a fitting reminder that early detection of prostate cancer starts with being aware of our general prostate health. Given that prostate cancer grows slowly, by the time men experience symptoms, the cancer may already be advanced. Read More

Minister Simmers visits the Garden Route District

28 November 2023

New houses, title deeds, solar geyser panels, and a public meeting as Minister Simmers visits the Garden Route district. Read More

WCG declares Inter-Governmental Dispute to fight for funds residents deserve

28 November 2023

Joint Media Release: WCG declares Inter-Governmental Dispute to fight for the funds residents lawfully deserve Read More

Interdict granted against disruption of Blueridge school construction

28 November 2023

The Western Cape High Court has issued an interim interdict to end the intimidation, criminal damage, and disruption of the construction of two schools on a portion of the Blueridge Sports Grounds. Read More

Western Cape Disaster Management Centre launch fire season in the province

27 November 2023

Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning today launched the provincial fire readiness initiative in Stellenbosch. Read More

Delft Area-Based Team launched at WCG update on Violence Prevention Unit

27 November 2023

Delft Area-Based Team formally launched as WCG provides update on Violence Prevention Unit During the Western Cape Government’s (WCG) update on the Violence Prevention Unit (VPU) today, the Department formally launched Delft’s Area-Based Team (ABT). Read More

Premier to give details of an important announcement related to fiscal crisis

27 November 2023

Media Alert: Premier to give details of an important announcement related to South Africa’s fiscal crisis Read More

Premier's 30th Energy Digicon puts focus on importance of IPPs

24 November 2023

Media Release: Cape Town-based independent power producer showcases "green energy" achievements at Premier’s 30th Energy Digicon Read More

Outcomes of regular Western Cape Government Cabinet meeting

23 November 2023

Media Release: Outcomes of regular Western Cape Government Cabinet meeting Read More

Finding sustainable solutions to help those in need

23 November 2023

The Western Cape Government (WCG) is no longer proceeding with the proposed Hope Exchange Shelter development on the old Tafelberg creche property. Read More

Launch of Knowledge Management Hub

23 November 2023

The much-anticipated launch of the Department of Local Government (DLG) Knowledge Management Hub took place on 20 November 2023. The DLG directorates were well represented at the event. Read More

Minister Simmers to deliver title deeds to Elands Bay’s elderly residents

23 November 2023

On Friday, 24 November, provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers will hand over title deeds in Elands Bay. Read More

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