News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

DCAS invests in Metro and West Coast Museums

26 May 2017

On 25 May 2017, Mr Guy Redman, Chief Director for Cultural Affairs at the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) handed over the annual subsidies and grants to Read More

Child Protection Week – week planner

26 May 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development will be commemorating national Child Protection Week with a series of events under the theme, “Child Protection is Everyone’s Business”. Read More

Worcester Museum a hive of activity for International Museum Day

26 May 2017

International Museum Day was commemorated across the world on 18 May with the theme of “Saying the unspeakable in museums”. Read More

Visiting Flemish Minister to tour Youth Café with MEC Fritz

25 May 2017

Today, the Flemish (Belgium) Minister for Culture, Media, Youth and Brussels Affairs, Sven Gatz, will join Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz, on a tour of the innovative and groundbreaking SOZO Youth Cafe. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Langa Walking Bus initiative

25 May 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches Langa Walking Bus initiative Tomorrow, Friday 26 May 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Langa. Read More

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela To Honour Emerging Contractors And Youth

25 May 2017

Tomorrow, Friday 26 May 2017, Human Settlements Minister, Mr Bonginkosi Madikizela, will honour more than 20 emerging contractors who have done sterling work in delivering quality houses in Bardale, Mfuleni. Read More

Impressive sustainable design features for Hillside clinic in Beaufort West

24 May 2017

“This clinic is a direct response to the outcry of the community as the previous building was too small for the number of services that were offered and patient flow was a big issue because of space constraints. Read More

Premier Zille to Address Africa Day Celebrations

24 May 2017

Premier Zille to Address Africa Day Celebrations Read More

Due process being followed on birthday funding allegations

23 May 2017

Due process being followed on birthday funding allegations Read More

Two weekend fatalities on Western Cape roads

22 May 2017

Twenty-three people were arrested over the weekend by officers of Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Read More

Minister Winde leads business delegation to UK

22 May 2017

The Western Cape Government has embarked on a mission to the United Kingdom, one of its biggest trading partners, to further boost tourism, trade and investment between the two regions. Read More

Premier declares WC a disaster area – initiates project “Avoiding Day Zero"

22 May 2017

Premier Zille declares Western Cape a disaster area – initiates project “Avoiding Day Zero” Read More

Minister Welcomes New Rental Housing Tribunal Members

19 May 2017

On Thursday, 18 May 2017, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela welcomed the new Rental Housing Tribunal members to the Department. Read More

Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board: Invitation for Nominations

19 May 2017

Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board: Invitation for Nominations to Fill Vacancies Nominations are hereby invited for appointment to the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board in terms of Regulation 3 of the Western Cape Gambling and Racing... Read More

Stormwater pipeline installation in Du Toit Street, Montagu

18 May 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is continuing to install a new stormwater pipeline in Du Toit St in Montagu. Read More

STATEMENT: Western Cape Water Security Indaba

17 May 2017

16 May 2017  STATEMENT: Western Cape Water Security Indaba  Read More

DCAS and Netball South Africa (NSA) host Coaches Workshop

17 May 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with Netball South Africa (NSA) and Western Cape Netball Read More

Cross Cape inaugural ride set to end in Stellenbosch

17 May 2017

After cycling 742km through the Western Cape’s scenic small towns and valleys, riders will complete the inaugural Cross Cape ride in Stellenbosch tomorrow (18 May). Read More

N2 roadworks are 78% complete

16 May 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 78% complete. Read More

Opportunity to Emerge as Fastest Growing Water Economy in the World

16 May 2017

Premier Zille Says Water Crisis Is an Opportunity to Emerge as Fastest Growing Water Economy in the World Read More