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Contingency measures in place to assist matrics during SANTACO strike

20 November 2022

We are deeply disappointed by SANTACO Western Cape’s decision to undertake strike action, as it will have a serious impact on our learners writing end-of-year exams, and our matric exams in particular. Read More

Almost half of all buildings completed in SA in 2022 are in the Western Cape

18 November 2022

Nearly half (42%) of all buildings completed in South Africa between January and September 2022, are in the Western Cape, with a total value of R21.39 billion, representing a year-on-year growth rate of 30.30%. Read More

Boys to men, this one’s for you: How to protect your health

18 November 2022

November is Men’s Health Month and presents the opportunity to support and celebrate the men in our lives. Read More

Department of Community Safety hosts NHW Safety Engagement in the Garden Route

18 November 2022

On Tuesday, 15 November 2022 and Wednesday, 16 November 2022 the Department of Community Safety (DoCS) hosted 66 Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) structures at a NHW safety engagement in George and Mossel Bay respe Read More

Western Cape public schools paid over R36 million in bank charges in 2021

17 November 2022

Western Cape public schools paid a total of over R36 million in bank charges last year, at an average of R23 572 per school. Read More

You just have to ask. Help is available

17 November 2022

Tershia Louw, mother to 7-year old Diondré, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was an infant, says she is still learning how to care for her special girl. Read More

Media statement: Minister Marais welcomes new Heritage Council

17 November 2022

On Thursday, 17 November 2022, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially welcomed the newly appointed members of the Heritage Council as they start their three-year term.   Read More

Western Cape is committed to the maintreaming of GIS technology

16 November 2022

"The WCDoA's CapeFarmMapper application has become synonymous with evidence-based and spatially informed decision-making in the Western Cape Department of Agriculture, " said the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, as the world... Read More

107 Beneficiaries move into their brand-new homes in Mitchells Plain

15 November 2022

It has been a week filled with joy, tears, and laughter as 107 families received the keys to their homes, in new Woodlands Mitchells Plain.   Read More

Schools can win R25 000 for library resources in the ‘Letter to my library’ comp

15 November 2022

Entries are now open for our annual school library competition, and six learners will win R25 000 in library resources for their school! Read More

DoCS hosts Rural Safety Summit in Cape Winelands Municipality

15 November 2022

  On 14 and 15 November 2022, the Western Cape Department of Community Safety hosted its fourth Rural Safety Summit and Policing Needs and Priorities (RSSaPNP) engagement in the Cape Winelands District Municipality. Read More

Elderly beneficiaries receive their Title Deeds from Minister Simmers

14 November 2022

On Friday 11 November 2022, the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, gifted the elderly members of Nkqubela housing project with early festive season gifts. This happened when he delivered their tittle deeds 2 months after they... Read More

Dangers of Pneumonia

12 November 2022

Did you know that pneumonia is a major cause of death in children under the age of five years? Read More

DoCS to host Rural Safety Summit in Cape Winelands District Municipality

11 November 2022

On 14 and 15 November 2022, the Department of Community Safety will host its fourth District Rural Safety Summit and Policing Needs and Priorities (RSSaPNP) engagement in the Cape Winelands District Municipality. Read More

Media alert: Applications now open for 2023 World’s Best School Prizes

11 November 2022

The applications for the 2023 World’s Best School Prizes are now open! Schools can visit worldsbestschool.org for information on how to apply before 15 March 2023. Read More

Premier receives progress report on SAPS-gangs link probe

11 November 2022

Joint media release: Premier receives progress report from Western Cape Police Ombud on investigation into suspected link between South African Police Service and gangs. Read More

Caledon gets new fire station to better serve Theewaterskloof municipality

11 November 2022

STATEMENT ON OFFICIAL OPENING OF CALEDON FIRE STATION    The unveiling of the new R5 million Fire Station in Caledon, a major milestone that will improve fighters’ ability to serve communities of Theewaterskloof and the Overberg region.   Read More

#ClassOf2022: Crib notes and cell phones do not go unnoticed by our invigilators

10 November 2022

We are not yet halfway through the 2022 National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams, and we have already received 14 reports of candidates allegedly bringing cell phones or crib notes into their exam venues. Read More

WC Cabinet to set up task team to help mitigate load shedding

10 November 2022

Media release: Western Cape Cabinet resolves to set up task team to help mitigate impact of load shedding. Read More

LEAP Officers confiscate a high number of illegal firearms: September - October

10 November 2022

Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers are directly ensuring that the arsenal of criminals is reduced. Read More

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