News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

MEDIA ALERT: Premier Zille and Minister Schäfer to showcase an eLearning school

21 July 2017

On Monday, 24th July 2017, Premier Helen Zille and Minister Debbie Schafer will be visiting Litha Primary School in Gugulethu. Litha Primary is one of 16 eLearning "Model School's" in the Province - as part of the Western Cape Government's (WCG)... Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Schafer to Showcase eLearning Model School

21 July 2017

Premier Zille and Minister Schafer to Showcase eLearning Model School – Litha Primary School, Gugulethu Read More

MOD Learners To Compete In Junior Softball World Championships in USA

21 July 2017

Grivonne Rhode and Chesterney Fortune from Lavender Hill High School are the first learners to progress through the Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Programme system and be Read More

Construction of new Grabouw school resumes

20 July 2017

The construction of the new R68 million Umyezo Wama Apile High School in Grabouw has resumed after a number of disruptions were resolved in consultation with the project steering committee that was nominated by the local community. Read More

Entrepreneurs invited to Investment Readiness Sessions

20 July 2017

Entrepreneurs from across the province are invited by the Western Cape Government to targeted sessions aimed at preparing them to make funding applications. Read More

N2 roadworks are 80% complete

19 July 2017

A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate 7 km of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Rd and the R300, and to add a third lane in both directions, is 80% complete. Read More

Fake News Alert: Cape Argus Misreports Again

19 July 2017

Fake News Alert: Cape Argus Misreports Again Read More

Viral Safely Home #ItCanWait ad highlights dangers of distracted driving

19 July 2017

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Anroux Marais Pays Homage To Tata Madiba In Amsterdam

18 July 2017

As part of the 2017 Kwaku Festival celebrations underway in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais paid homage to our late great statesman, Tata Madi Read More

Media Release: Western Cape Health performs 67 additional surgeries for Mandela

18 July 2017

In keeping with Madiba’s legacy, the Western Cape Government Health has rallied enough support from our partners in society to perform life-changing operations for 67 patients over and above what would have been possible. Read More

Team Western Cape reach 2nd place at National School Sport Championships

17 July 2017

Team Western Cape performed well to reach 2nd place overall at the National School Sport Championships Winter Games in Durban. Read More

Five fatalities on Western Cape roads

17 July 2017

Three drivers and two pedestrians lost their lives over the weekend, according to a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

17 July 2017

17 July 2017  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  WC Water Update – Dams levels at 25% Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato attends Mandela Day safety outreach in Beaufort West

17 July 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato attends Mandela Day safety outreach in Beaufort West Read More

Last call for 2017 Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards nominations

17 July 2017

This is the last week to submit applications for the 2017 Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards to be hosted by the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD). The applications deadline is the 21 July 2017. Read More

Mandela Day - Minister Fritz to join Rise Against Hunger and other initiatives

17 July 2017

Tomorrow the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will join millions of South Africans in devoting 67 minutes in service of their fellow citizens, as we remember the spirit of former President Nelson Mandela. Read More

Mandela Day - Minister Fritz to join Rise Against Hunger and other initiatives

17 July 2017

Tomorrow the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will join millions of South Africans in devoting 67 minutes in service of their fellow citizens, as we remember the spirit of former President Nelson Mandela. Read More

Chappies has been reopened

17 July 2017

Chapman's Peak Drive has been reopened for through traffic. Read More

Western Cape DSD drastically reduces foster care backlog by 70%

14 July 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has made good progress in reducing the two-year backlog of foster care cases by 70% in the space of 5 months. Read More

Holiday Fun with the Western Cape Library Service

14 July 2017

With the school holidays upon us, the Western Cape Library Service kicked off their holiday programme at the Oppie Berg Mini Library in Ceres on 5 July 2017. Read More