News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Premier Zille Supports Call to Rename Robben Island Swim After Theodore Yach

19 October 2018

Premier Zille Supports Call to Rename Robben Island Swim After Theodore Yach Read More

WCED HOD : We must together tackle substance abuse in our schools

19 October 2018

Today I received yet another video of learners smoking dagga within school premises. This is becoming a common sight within our schools and cannot be acceptable. We must tackle this head on and I request every school to ensure that they follow the... Read More

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela To Launch Housing Project in Bredasdorp

18 October 2018

Today, Thursday 18 October, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will mark the launch of the multi-million Bredasdorp Site F Housing Project with a sod-turning ceremony. The event marks the commencement of construction of... Read More

World Trauma Day 2018

18 October 2018

On World Trauma Day we turn our attention to those who have undergone preventable trauma. Over the first weekend of the September school holidays this year, the Trauma Unit at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital saw a dramatic increase of... Read More

Multi-Million-Rand Housing Project Launched in Bredasdorp

18 October 2018

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela launched the multi-million Bredasdorp Site F Housing Project with a sod-turning ceremony on Thursday 18 October 2018. Read More

Correction: Sinako High School learner in critical condition

18 October 2018

Yesterday the WCED and the Sinako HS were informed by the South African Police Service that a Grade 8 learner had succumbed to his wounds, following an altercation with a Grade 11 learner at the school on Tuesday. Read More

Cape Argus continues to mislead its readers unabated

18 October 2018

The Cape Argus continues to mislead its readers unabated, with yet another distorted report published today on the draft Western Cape Provincial School Amendment Bill. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

17 October 2018

WC Water Update Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

Ministers Schäfer and Grant appeal to metrorail and taxi associations

16 October 2018

Yesterday, thousands of matric candidates across the province began writing the 2018 National Senior Certificate examinations. Many of these candidates rely solely on public transport to make it to their examination venue each day. Read More

Oral History Initiative Launched In Breede Valley By Minister Marais

16 October 2018

On Monday, 15 October 2018, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially launched the Oral History Initiative i Read More

Media Alert: Saldanha Bay Rugby Clubs To Receive Equipment From Minister Marais

16 October 2018

Tomorrow, 17 October 2018, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will present sporting equipment to clubs in the Saldanha Bay Municipality. Read More

Ministers appeal to Metrorail and taxi associations

16 October 2018

Joint Statement by Minister Debbie Schafer, Western Cape Minister of Education and Minister Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Department of Human Settlements delivers Title Deeds to Robertson Residents

16 October 2018

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, delivered more than 130 title deeds to residents of Robertson in the Langeberg municipal area. Read More

Robertson Residents To Receive Title Deeds

15 October 2018

Today, Monday 15 October 2018, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will handover more than 130 title deeds to residents of Robertson in the Langeberg municipal area. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais To Roll Out Oral History Initiative In Worcester

15 October 2018

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO OFFICIALLY ROLL OUT ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE IN WORCESTER Read More

Tenderpreneurs Circle Clanwilliam Dam Wall Project

15 October 2018

Tenderpreneurs Circle Clanwilliam Dam Wall Project Read More

EMS In Support Of Life

15 October 2018

During 2016 the Department took a decision to tackle the issue of EMS Safety with renewed focus. Read More

Grade 12 learners begin writing 2018 NSC Examinations with CAT and IT

12 October 2018

On Monday 15th October 2018, 8 278 candidates will begin writing the 2018 NSC, starting with Computer Applications Technology (CAT). Of these 8 072 are full time candidates and 206 are part time candidates. Read More