News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Minister Marais Invests R1.7m In Talent Identification And Sport Development

21 April 2017

On Thursday, 20 April 2017, Minister Anroux Marais handed over R1 760 000 in funding to 40 sport federations in the Metropole District. Read More

Partnership Summit hosted by WC Human Settlements and Economic Development

20 April 2017

On Monday 24 April 2017, a Partnership Summit will be hosted by the Western Cape Departments of Human Settlements  Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela and Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde. Read More

Minister Grant to award Masakh’iSizwe bursaries to university students

20 April 2017

Donald Grant, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works will award Masakh’iSizwe bursaries to 72 university students in the transport, engineering or built environment fields on Saturday, 22 April 2017. Read More

MECs join NGO to donate to Gugulethu’s school girls and elderly

19 April 2017

Today, the Western Cape MEC for Social Development, Albert Fritz, accompanied by Education MEC, Debbie Schafer, joined NGO partner Al-Imdaad, to visit and make donations to a school and old age home in Gugulethu. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to launch Woodlands Walking Bus initiative

19 April 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to launch Woodlands Walking Bus initiative Today, Tuesday 18 April 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Woodlands, Mitchells Plain. Read More

Media Alert: Cape Metro District Receives R1 760 000 For Sporting Activities

19 April 2017

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget appropriations for the 2017/18 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais has hand over ceremonial cheques t Read More

Ministers and NGO to donate sanitary pads to Gugulethu school-girls

18 April 2017

Tomorrow, as part of outreach efforts, the Western Cape Ministers of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, Education, Debbie Schafer, and Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will join NGO partner, Al-Imdaad, to handover 200 packs of sanitary... Read More

Western Cape Government Response to Treasury

18 April 2017

Western Cape Government Response to Treasury Read More

Thousands in city for World Travel Market Africa

18 April 2017

More than 5 000 delegates are in the Western Cape this week for the World Travel Market (WTM) Africa trade show. Read More

Safely Home releases #Boozefreeroads Easter road safety message

14 April 2017

The Western Cape Government’s road safety initiative, Safely Home, has released an Easter Road Safety message under the slogan “Alcohol and the Roads Don’t Mix”. Read More

Chinese Sailors Welcomed To Cape Town

13 April 2017

A team of sailors from China will take part in the Western Cape Sailing Championships in Mossel Bay from 14– 17 April 2017. Read More

Spike in head-on collisions concerning ahead of busy Easter period

12 April 2017

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

Flooding in Central Karoo

11 April 2017

Flooding in Central Karoo  10 April, 2017  The Prince Albert and Klaarstroom areas were affected by a massive thunderstorm on Sunday afternoon, 9 April 2017 which resulted in several flooding incidents. Read More

Safely Home Provincial Easter Operational Plan

11 April 2017

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and the Department’s Provincial Traffic Chief will brief the media on the 2017 Safely Home Provincial Read More

Talent On Show At The Best Of DCAS Drama Programme

11 April 2017

On Friday, 7 April 2017 the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in collaboration with Lunchbox Theatre launched the third showcase of the Best of DCAS drama programme in Oudtshoorn at the Read More

Update on N2 roadworks project

10 April 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 75% complete. Read More

Five road users killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

10 April 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that three pedestrians and two drivers died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Western Cape Confirmed As Top Province In Audit Outcomes

10 April 2017

The Western Cape has been officially confirmed as the country’s Top Province in the 2015/16 provincial and local audit outcomes.  Read More

Western Cape confirmed as top province in audit outcomes

10 April 2017

This is the fourth year running that the Western Cape has led in audit outcomes in South Africa, with the 2015/16 audit outcomes the best to date. Read More

Warrior Woman Business Brunch to be addressed by Minister Fritz

10 April 2017

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will deliver an address at the Warrior Woman Business Brunch. The Minister will focus his address on the spates of women and child abuse/violence, with the message that the violence in our society is a serious... Read More