News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

20 January 2017

19 January 2017  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  WC fires update Allegations of criminal activity, Fire updates Read More

Clear Vision leads to improved learner outcomes

20 January 2017

During this current financial year, the Cape Winelands District of Western Cape Government Health has provided 3 840 pairs of spectacles to children in the area, about 10 % of these glasses were for high prescription spectacles.   It is estimated... Read More

Minister Marais Participates In Chinese New Year Festival Celebration

19 January 2017

Tomorrow, 20 January 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will attend the Happy Chinese New Year Festival celebration at the V&A Waterfront. Read More

Temporary closure on N1 between R300 and Durban Rd

18 January 2017

The N1 inbound between the R300 and Durban Road will be closed from 19:00 on 21 January 2017 until 8:00 on 22 January 2017. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

18 January 2017

18 January 2017   Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.   WC fires update SEVERE FIRE WEATHER WARNING   Read More

Western Cape official summer tourism report to be released

18 January 2017

The Western Cape’s official tourism report for the summer season will be released next week. Read More

New Medical Manager for Hessequa Health Services

18 January 2017

Doctor Gideon van Tonder has been at the helm as medical manager for public health services in the Hessequa sub-district since the beginning of January. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

17 January 2017

17 January 2017   Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.   WC fires update Paarl Fires, Air Force assisting   Read More

Economic impact of fires to be assessed

17 January 2017

Fires raging across the Western Cape have had a devastating effect on the agriculture and tourism sectors. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said he had requested detail on the financial implication of the fires, with a focus on... Read More

Services installation update on Cogmanskloof roadworks (Montagu/ Ashton)

17 January 2017

Good progress has been made on a 36-month Department of Transport and Public Works contract to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

Premier Zille: We Are Making Good, Credible Progress on Quality Education

16 January 2017

Premier Zille: We Are Making Good, Credible Progress on Quality Education Read More

Nine fatalities on Western Cape roads

16 January 2017

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations Read More

Bonnytoun abscondment: MEC visits injured CYCC staff

16 January 2017

Today, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, visited one of the injured officials from the Bonnytoun Secure Care Centre. Read More

Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities

15 January 2017

The forecast for Western Cape tourism in 2017 is very encouraging.  Early indications are that our region is enjoying a bumper peak tourism period. Read More

Bonnytoun abscondment: Department & SAPS searching for boys

15 January 2017

Operations at the Bonnytoun Secure Care Centre, which is a Child & Youth Care Centre (CYCC), have returned to normal after an attack and abscondment by some of the boys held at the facility. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

12 January 2017

12 January 2017  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  Fires Update Read More

Overberg District Safety Plan shows promising results as road deaths plummet

12 January 2017

Evidence-based planning cited as key to successful first quarter of implementation Read More

Mosque Vandalism: WCG Calls on Public to Come Forward with Information

10 January 2017

Mosque Vandalism: WCG Calls on Public to Come Forward with Information Read More

Cape Town International Airport welcomes 10 millionth passenger

10 January 2017

On 28 December 2016, the Cape Town International Airport welcomed its 10th million passenger, the first time the airport has hit this milestone number within a calendar year. Read More