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WC Makes First Payout in Illegal Firearm Reward Program

File photo of an unlicensed .38 Revolver confiscated by SAPS.

A citizen in the Gansbaai area received an R3000 reward on February 28, 2024, for reporting an illegal firearm in December 2023. This tip led to the confiscation of a .38 Revolver, ammunition, and the arrest of a suspect. The payout marks the first under the Western Cape’s illegal firearm reporting program. The Western Cape […]

Dreams to Reality: Disabled Residents Receive New Homes in Vlakkeland

Photo of beneficiaries supplied.

PAARL – On Monday, 19 February, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde, Minister Tertuis Simmers, and Drakenstein Executive Mayor Conrad Poole brought joy to three families in the Vlakkeland housing development. These families, who had long resided in farms and backyard dwellings, received keys to brand-new homes specifically designed to accommodate their needs. The Vlakkeland development, […]

3579 Extremely Late Applications Pour in for Grade 1 and Grade 8 Learners

The Western Cape Ministry of Education is facing a significant challenge with 3579 extremely late applications for Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners for the 2024 school year, as revealed in a recent statement. Despite ongoing efforts to address these late entries, the department is navigating through obstacles such as budget setbacks and delays in […]

WCLA Imposes Almost R7 Million in Fines on Liquor Outlets Across Western Cape

Photo by Sérgio Alves Santos.

The Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) has slapped liquor outlets with fines totalling just under R7 million to curb non-compliance with licensing regulations. Between November 1, 2022, and November 24, 2023, the WCLA conducted extensive inspections and issued 169 fines across the province, with 49 fines amounting to R2.1 million directed at license holders in […]

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