News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Province Already Realising Benefits of Ghana Trade Mission

22 September 2017

Province Already Realising Benefits of Ghana Trade Mission Read More

Western Cape Library Experts Rub Shoulders at Seminar

22 September 2017

On 21 to 22 September 2017 the Library Service of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Municipal Support Services Seminar in Cape Town for library Read More

DTPW communication display celebrates public service excellence

22 September 2017

Like the rest of the Western Cape Government, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) strives to provide excellent service delivery to all residents of t Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato to conduct solidarity walkabout with NHW in Kraaifontein

22 September 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to conduct solidarity walkabout with Neighbourhood Watches in Kraaifontein Read More

Premier Zille Attends Official Opening of the Zeitz MOCAA

22 September 2017

Premier Zille Attends Official Opening of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa Read More

Final leg of DCAS Drama festival reveals outstanding talent

21 September 2017

The Franschhoek community was pleasantly surprised at the showcase of local talent at the final adjudication leg of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Read More

Minister Schafer concerned as 66.7% of learners tested for drugs were positive

21 September 2017

Recent statistics show the extent of substance abuse by our youth in some of our communities. Particularly concerning is that this problem extends not only to high school learners, but primary school learners too. Read More

Department to host child justice Probation Services Workshop

21 September 2017

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Department of Social Development will host the provincial child justice Probation Services Workshop. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Premier Zille and Minister Plato host Liquor Enforcement Workshop

21 September 2017

Media Alert 21 September 2017 Release: Immediate Premier Zille and Minister Plato host Liquor Enforcement Workshop to help reduce Alcohol Related Harms Read More

Premier Zille and NGOs Agree to University-led Research Project on Child Murders

21 September 2017

Premier Zille and NGOs Agree to University-led Research Project on Child Murders Read More

DCAS Launches the ‘Power of the Dream’ from Robben Island to Rio exhibit

20 September 2017

On 19 September 2017, the Minister of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, opened a new travelling museum exhibition titled “Power of the Dream”. Read More

Affordable Housing Roadshow set to Raise Awareness In The Cape Winelands

20 September 2017

Tomorrow, Wednesday 20 September 2017, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will be in the Cape Winelands District, at Langeberg Municipality, as the Affordable Housing Roadshow continues. Read More

REMINDER: Minister to tour innovative multi-service SHAWCO Kensington Centre

19 September 2017

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will tour the innovative multi-service SHAWCO Kensington Centre. Read More

Avian influenza, ‘Bird flu’, infections to humans are uncommon and rare

19 September 2017

The Western Cape Government Health is aware of the recent outbreak of Avian influenza, also known as ‘bird flu’ on various farms in the Western Cape. We would like to inform the public that the risk of transmission of this particular strain of ‘... Read More

Role of Forensic Pathology Services in Health

19 September 2017

The Forensic Pathology Service (FPS) in the Western Cape was established in 2006 when the South African Police Service Mortuaries transferred to Western Cape Government Health and the Directorate Forensic Pathology Services was established within... Read More

Update on Uniondale roadworks

19 September 2017

A plan is in place to make up for lost time on a R77 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to reseal two sections of the R399 near Uniondale in the Little Karoo. Read More

UPDATE - Dept. places children in safe care and will monitor neonaticide case

19 September 2017

The Ministry attended the first appearance of the 32 year-old Mitchells Plain woman, Dalene Petersen, in the Mitchells Plain Magistrates Court. She was arrested over the weekend, and faces a charge of murder. Read More

Minister Fritz visits innovative SHAWCO Kensington Centre

19 September 2017

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, visited the SHAWCO Kensington Centre. The SHAWCO Kensington Centre, built in 1968, is an innovative multi-purpose facility which provides key services to the communities of Kensington,... Read More

Defamatory TMG Article on Water Savings Dismissed

18 September 2017

Defamatory TMG Article on Water Savings Dismissed Read More

Sport Awards Celebrate Provincial Sporting Stars

18 September 2017

On 16 September 2017, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Provincial Sport Awards at Century City Conference Centre. Read More