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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Installation of a motorised pont at Malgas

16 October 2019

The current hand-drawn pont at Malgas was installed for the purpose of transporting people, animals, vehicles, equipment and goods across the Breede River more than a century ago. Read More

Appeal to rail and taxi associations to assist with learner transport

15 October 2019

On Wednesday, the 23rd of October, the National Senior Certificate examinations begin. At times, there will be over 62 000 full and part-time candidates making their way to their examination venues across the Province. What is important is that... Read More

Go George Update

10 October 2019

The Ministry of Transport has again met with the Western Cape Transport Department and the George Municipality, to discuss the Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit Pioneer School of the Blind in Worcester

9 October 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 10 October 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will visit the Pioneer School of the Blind in Worcester to officially congratulate the school on winning the nation Read More

Minister Madikizela to celebrate Gene Louw Traffic College 30th Anniversary

3 October 2019

Tomorrow, Friday 4 October 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will deliver the Keynote Address at the 30th Anniversary of the Read More

R102 roadworks severely affected by heavy rains

2 October 2019

Roadworks on the R102 between Great Brak River and Monte Christo intersection have been severely affected by the heavy rains that fell on Sunday 29 September. Read More

Western Cape road safety school teams shine on the national stage

1 October 2019

Western Cape schools made the province proud when they took first place in the Special Needs category of the national schools road safety debate competition in Johannesburg this week, and first place in Special Needs category of the national schools... Read More

Show children good road safety habits #SaveKidsLives

1 October 2019

Children die on South Africa’s roads every day. Good road safety habits play an important part in saving these young lives and harnessing the positive potential they hold for the future. Read More

Minister Madikizela to speak on priorities, achievements and road safety plans

30 September 2019

Today, Monday 30 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will unpack the department’s priorities, achievements and road safety plans during a press conference. Read More

Minister Madikizela unpacks priorities, achievements and road safety plans

30 September 2019

Statement by Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

National Road Safety Debate and PET competition

25 September 2019

The National Road Safety Debate Competition started on a high note yesterday (24 September 2019) when the Western Cape rural and special needs debate teams won the first round in their categories. Read More

Minister Madikizela calls for full investigation following Ou Kaapse Weg crash

22 September 2019

Minister Madikizela calls for full investigation following death of construction workers Read More

RBT means you need a plan B

20 September 2019

Message from Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Rail Enforcement Unit deployed for another year

18 September 2019

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works, the Passenger Rail Service of South Africa (PRASA) and the City of Cape Town have affirmed their commitment to the safety and s Read More

Minister Madikizela to open eNatis satellite office in Struisbaai

17 September 2019

Today, Tuesday 17 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will officially open the eNatis Administrative office in Struisbaai in the Cape Agulhas municipal area. Read More

Rail Enforcement Unit on the beat for another year

17 September 2019

The Rail Enforcement Unit has been deployed for another year to assist with the safety and security of rail commuters and infrastructure. Read More

Official opening of the Franschhoek Pass

11 September 2019

Statement by Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela during the official opening of the Franschhoek Pass It is a great relief to mark the completion of the work on the Franschhoek Pass following a massive rock fall in June and July. Read More

Minister Madikizela to unpack 100 days in office

11 September 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 12 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will unpack his 100 days in office during a press conference. Read More

Attacks on trucks are criminal and an obstruction to our economy

10 September 2019

Following attacks on more trucks in our province overnight, we have stepped up the intensity of operations on the N7 and in other affected areas. Read More

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