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News and Speeches for Ministry of Human Settlements

Blocking of the N2 an Attempt to Block Delivery

13 September 2007

MEDIA STATEMENT September 10, 2007 BLOCKING OF THE N2 AN ATTEMPT TO BLOCK DELIVERY Read More

MEC Dyanti Address to Integrated Community

13 May 2007

MEC Dyantyi will be addressing the Integrated Community "Our Pride" which include Gugulethu and Eerste Rivier Beneficiaries Read More

Municipalities Awarded for Good Performance at National Vuna Awards

26 December 2006

On 12 December 2006, The Western Cape Department of Local Government and Housing, together with two of our category B- Municipalities we were acknowledged for good performance. This took place at the 2006 National Vuna Awards held at Sandton. Read More

Possible Change to Municipality Type for City of Cape Town

21 September 2006

The MEC for Local Government & Housing, Qubudile Richard Dyantyi, issued a letter to the City of Cape Town today informing the City that he is considering an amendment to change the type of municipality in respect of the City of Cape Town. Read More

Women in Local Government Conference

21 August 2006

22 AUGUST 2006 THE MEC FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND HOUSING IN THE WESTERN CAPE, QUBUDILE RICHARD IS HOSTING A WOMEN IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONFERENCE. Read More

MEC of Local Government and Housing, Qubudile Richard Dyantyi is meeting all Mayors and Municipal Managers on a Provincial Advisory Forum

15 February 2006

On the 16th of February 2006, the MEC of Local government and Housing in the Western Cape Qubudile Richard Dyantyi will meet all Mayors and Municipal Managers at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Read More

Become More Vigilant about the Causes of Runaway Fires

2 January 2006

The Western Cape has been hit by unfortunate outbreaks of sporadic fires over the festive season. Minister Dyantyi would like to warn communities to be particularly careful over this dry period; especially with the volatile weather conditions we've... Read More

Sustainable Human Settlement Summit- Hosted By MEC for Local Government and Housing, Richard Qubudile Dyantyi

22 November 2005

As part of an overall process to ensure that the Breaking New Ground (BNG) plan on Sustainable Human Settlements is innovatively implemented in the Western Cape, the MEC for Local Government and Housing Richard Qubudile Dyantyi has mandated a... Read More

Human Settlement Seminar - BMW Pavillion Waterfront

16 March 2005

MEDIA STATEMENT - 16 MARCH 2005 Read More

Local Government and Housing Minister Marius Fransman meets Media Management

15 March 2005

Local Government and Housing Minister Marius Fransman and his senior management team met with senior media management and senior reporters from different media houses around the Western Cape to explain in detail the challenges facing his department... Read More

Minister Fransman visits the Joint Operations Centre (JOC) to be briefed on extent of fire damage in Tokai area

13 January 2005

Local Government and Housing Minister Marius Fransman paid his deepest sympathies to the residents of the Tokai/ Zwaanswyk area who lost their properties due to the veld fires which were fanned by the strong gale force winds. Read More

The Ministry of Local Government and Housing has embarked on a Letsema Program

3 October 2004

The Ministry of Local Government and Housing has embarked on a Letsema Program during the this month of September. It will be an annual event, launched for the first time at Rietpoort on the 10th September 2004. Objectives: Read More

Minister Marius Fransman - The Recovery Plan to be Implemented by the Kannaland Municipality

29 June 2004

My department and I compiled a comprehensive Recovery Plan for the Kannaland Municipality with due regard to the findings and recommendations of the Report of the Investigating Committee and other available information such as audits. Read More

Laingsburg - Provincial Government Is Committed To The Finalisation Of Process - Upgrade Of Cemetery

24 March 2004

Last year the provincial government of the Western Cape was involved in a process of thorough investigations to refute allegations over the existence of an alleged mass grave in Laingsburg after the 1981 floods. Read More

Vision for the Western Cape - Adequate, Safe, Appropriate and Affordable Water

22 February 2004

Extracts From Speech By Cobus Dowry, Minister Of Local Government - Opening Address To The Western Cape Water Services Forum Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West 23 February 2004. The Water Services Forum is attended by: Read More

Kannaland Municipality - Public Hearings

17 February 2004

Statement By Cobus Dowry, Minister Of Local Government Investigation Into The Affairs Of Kannaland Municipality - Public Hearings To Start Read More

Extreme heat: High risk fire season - Public urged to be cautious

8 February 2004

Statement By Cobus Dowry Minister Of Local Government And Responsible For Disaster Management High Risk Fire Season - Public Once Again Urged To Be Extremely Cautious With Open Fires Read More

Disaster Debrief: Sharing our experience in anticipating and addressing disasters

3 February 2004

Welcoming Remarks By Cobus Dowry, Minister Of Local Government To Delegates Attending The Western Cape Disaster Debrief 2004 - Conference Sharing Our Knowledge And Experience With The Rest Of South Africa Read More

Drought meeting and the road ahead

2 February 2004

Statement By Cobus Dowry - Minister Of Local Government Drought Meeting And The Road Ahead Read More

New chapter in local government: Representativity and gender equality at senior management level

2 February 2004

The Department of Local Government in the Western Cape as part of our mandate to strengthen, monitor and capacitate local government with a focus on developmental local government, has now embarked on an exciting new venture to level the playing... Read More

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