News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Department of Human Settlements Delivers Title Deeds To Delft Residents

10 December 2018

Residents in Delft became proud home owners on Monday 3 December 2018 when they received their title deeds from Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela and ward councillors in the area. Read More

Overberg to launch Integrated Traffic Operational Plan for the festive season

10 December 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and three local municipalities in the Overberg District will launch an integrated traffic operational plan for the festive season in Caledon on 11 December 2018. Read More

Van nêrens tot êrens: MOD showcase lights up Bellville Civic Centre

10 December 2018

Almost six months of coaching, talent identification and mentoring came to a climax on Friday night as some of the Western Cape’s most talented young performers took to the stage in a showcase hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

DCAS shines at Service Excellence awards

6 December 2018

On Tuesday, 4 December 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) once again demonstrated the impact of its programmes by winning two awards at the annual Western Cape Premier’s Service Excellence Awards. Read More

Mossel Bay’s history preserved for future generations

6 December 2018

The history of Mossel Bay has been preserved for generations to come after the Western Cape Government’s Oral History Initiative was launched in the Garden Route town on Monday.   Read More

Media Release:Taking the fight on behalf of victims of crime to the national MEC

6 December 2018

TAKING THE FIGHT ON BEHALF OF VICTIMS OF CRIME TO THE NATIONAL MINISTER Statement by Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, as delivered at a media conference today 6 December 2018 Read More

New book documents Ceres earthquake experiences

6 December 2018

The story of the earthquake that devastated three Western Cape towns in 1969 can now be viewed from the perspective of survivors, following the release of Ons Onthou, 29 September 1969 (We Remember, 29 September 1969) on Wednesday, 5 December 2018. Read More

Two new mobile alcohol evidentiary units to be deployed in hot spots

6 December 2018

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

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to give feedback on police oversight; one month

5 December 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday 6 December, Minister Alan Winde will address the media to provide feedback on his recent oversight visits across the Western Cape to eleven police stations, which includes a satellite office. Read More

Minister Grant to unveil latest enforcement technology at festive season launch

5 December 2018

Tomorrow morning, Thursday 6 December 2018, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, will launch the Integrated Provincial Traffic Operational Plan for the Festive Season 2018/2019. Read More

Weekly report on Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services operations

5 December 2018

Weekly report on Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services operations, 26 November – 2 December 2018 Read More

GreenCape nominated for international energy award

5 December 2018

  GreenCape has been named as a finalist in the Grid Edge category for the 2018 S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards.   Read More

Western Cape Cabinet greenlights “Better Living” affordable housing development

5 December 2018

Western Cape Cabinet greenlights “Better Living” affordable housing development Read More

Thembakazi: DSD WC’s story of hope

5 December 2018

As we come to the end of National Disability Rights Awareness Month, I want to commemorate the month with a story of ithemba, a story of hope. Read More

WC Water Update

4 December 2018

The average dam level in the Western Cape has dropped below 60% and stands at 59.6% (2017:33.5%). At the start of the winter season, the average dam level for the province hit a record low of 16%. Read More

Premier Zille hosts Western Cape Service Excellence Awards 2018

4 December 2018

Premier Zille hosts Western Cape Service Excellence Awards 2018 Read More

An integrated approach to road safety this festive season

4 December 2018

Provincial Traffic Services of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and other road safety agencies in the Western Cape are about to launch integrated traffic law enforcement plans for the festive season. Read More

Energy Security Game Changer launches provincial Solar PV tariff map

4 December 2018

Energy Security Game Changer launches provincial Solar PV tariff map Read More

MEC Fritz to launch Girl Child Programme

4 December 2018

The Girl Child Project will kick off this week, 6 December, with a workshop to empower young girls who are currently in foster care. The programme aims to help young girls from disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their sense of confidence and their... Read More

Wash hands regularly: Your health is in your hands

4 December 2018

The simple yet effective act of washing your hands with water and soap is the first step in preventing the spread of disease-causing germs. Regular hand washing plays an important role in disease prevention since 80% of germs are spread from our... Read More