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News and Speeches for Department of Local Government

Empowering local governance: Seasonal School for Councilors returns to WC

14 June 2024

Today, the Department of Local Government (DLG) and the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) are hosting the continuation of the Seasonal School for Councilors in the Western Cape. Read More

Community Development Workers host Co-operative Development Summit

23 May 2024

Today, the Department of Local Government, through Community Development Workers (CDW’s), is hosting a Co-operative Development Summit at the Ceres Town Hall. Read More

Provincial Public Participation Forum strengthens collaboration in Western Cape

17 May 2024

Municipalities from across the Western Cape convened today at the Lambert’s Bay Sports Hall for the Provincial Public Participation Forum, a bi-annual event hosted by the Department of Local Government. Read More

HOD keynote Speech

9 May 2024

Chairperson, District and Municipal Managers, municipal and sector officials guest speakers and colleagues - all protocol observed, I extend a warm welcome to you all at the launch of our first QMIPF session.  The first session will take course over... Read More

Department of Local Government hosts workshop to enhance Infrastructure Planning

9 May 2024

The Department of Local Government through its Municipal Infrastructure directorate will host a three-day workshop aimed at enhancing infrastructure planning and development within Western Cape Municipalities. Read More

Department of Local Government collaborates on skills development workshops

9 May 2024

The Department of Local Government, in collaboration with the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG) , Western Cape South African Local Government and Association (SALGA) ,and the  Western Cape Local Government Sector Education and Training... Read More

Supporting Education and Social Well-Being in Nuwerus Community

30 April 2024

The Department of Local Government, led by the Service Delivery Integration Directorate, has showcased its dedication to enhanced education and social well-being within the Nuwerus community. Read More

Thusong Awards Ceremony!

29 April 2024

Congratulations to the incredible Thusong teams at the Department of Local Government and Western Cape Municipalities for their outstanding achievements at the recent Thusong Awards Ceremony! Read More

Mopping up and damage assessment continue after cut-off low system

10 April 2024

“Although the extreme weather is over, the public are asked to please be aware of potentially dangerous conditions in large parts of the province,” Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development... Read More

Disaster Management prepares for storm winds and heavy downpours

6 April 2024

“The Western Cape can expect strong winds and torrential downpours from Saturday evening through to Tuesday,” Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister for Local Government, environmental Affairs and Development Planning said today. Read More

PDMC on full activation as approaching cut-off low weather system is upgraded

6 April 2024

Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning said the Provincial Disaster Management Centre is fully activated in anticipation for the cut-off low weather system which is expected to make la Read More

Cape Winelands Career Exhibition

4 April 2024

The Public Service Commission visited Tulbagh and conducted a public meeting.  The Community Development Workers Program was tasked to conduct community survey which was done before the visit of the Public Service Commission and identified... Read More

Clean Up and Recycle Project: Transforming Macassar’s environmental landscape

19 March 2024

Macassar, Monday, 18 March 2024 - The Clean-Up and Recycle Project launched on Global Recycle Day near a notorious dumping site in Macassar, aiming to combat improper waste disposal and promote sustainable practices. Read More

Good Governance Africa recognises Western Cape’s municipalities

18 March 2024

Anton Bredell, Western Cape Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning today said the latest results published by Good Governance Africa, (GGA) an independent research institute, shows that Western Cape... Read More

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

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