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News and Speeches for Department of Local Government

CDWP hosts stakeholder engagement for Community Development Workers

28 February 2024

Breede Valley Municipality, February 28, 2024 – Today, the Directorate of the Community Development Worker Programme (CDWP) is convening a vital public stakeholder engagement at the Golden Valley Lodge and Casino in Breede Valley Municipality. Read More

Electricity outage progress report

7 February 2024

Premier Alan Winde, Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning as well as senior members of the Western Cape Government were this morning updated by Eskom on the electricity outage in the... Read More

HR functionaries walked away with knowledge and skills.

1 February 2024

On 23 January 2024, the Directorate: Municipality Support and Capacity Building hosted its first annual Human Resource Policy Contextualization Workshop at the Nekkies Conference Facility which was hosted by the Breede Valley Municipality. Read More

Municipal matters addressed at Departmental MinMay

20 December 2023

On Tuesday, 28 November 2023, the Department of Local Government convened its biannual MinMay meeting, a strategic engagement chaired by Minister Anton Bredell, MEC for Minister for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning... Read More

Public urged to follow instructions of firefighting authorities in Simon’s Town

20 December 2023

Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning today urged the public to follow instructions from firefighters managing the wildfire in Simon’s Town, which has been burning since Tuesday morni 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

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

Consular Corps visiting the Western Cape Disaster Management

20 November 2023

Purpose:  To showcase to the new Members of Consular Corps posted in the province, the key offerings, competences and work undertaken by the Provincial Disaster Management Centre. Read More

ADVANCING AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT AND PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY

27 September 2023

The month, August is known as the National Women’s Month in South Africa. Read More

Annual Thusong Service Centre Week

19 September 2023

On Monday, 18 September 2023, the Department of Local Government in collaboration with Government Communication Information System (GCIS) and Breede Valley Municipality kick started the celebration of the Thusong Annual Week commemorative event. Read More

The 2023 Annual Thusong Service Centre Week

19 September 2023

Message from Minister Bredell Read More

Government to host the 2023 Annual Thusong Service Centre Week

15 September 2023

Government to host the 2023 Annual Thusong Service Centre Week: 18 to 22 September 2023 Read More

Blossoms Water Supply Scheme delivers first water to the benefit of Oudtshoorn

14 August 2023

Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning said he is very pleased with the news that the Blossoms Water Supply Scheme has recently delivered the first water to the Oudtshoorn Oosbank... Read More

Western Cape Government recognises World Drowning Prevention Day

25 July 2023

Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, asks people to wear blue tomorrow as the provincial government recognise the call from the World Health Organization (WHO) to ‘Go Blue’ for... Read More

Department engages on training issues

4 July 2023

The Department of Local Government through the Municipal and Capacity Building Chief-Directorate held a N Read More

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