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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Having your Vehicle Checked ahead of Holiday Travels

15 December 2015

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

A New Secondary School for Zwelethemba

14 December 2015

The construction of a new secondary school in Zwelethemba near Worcester is under way. Once the project is complete, it will alleviate overcrowding at Vusisizwe Secondary School. Read More

Legends Honoured For Their Significant Roles In Sport

14 December 2015

On Friday, 11 December 2015, sporting legends were honoured at the 11th annual Sport Legends Awards at the Nelson Creek Estate in Wellington. Read More

New Provincial Commissioner should learn from past mistakes

14 December 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Twenty-One Die on Western Cape Roads this Weekend

14 December 2015

Twenty-one road users died over the weekend on Western Cape roads, including six people in a collision in Plettenberg Bay. Arrests for drunken drivers are still common despite repeated warnings by traffic authorities that alcohol and roads don’t mix. Read More

Policing oversight to be bolstered with regular crime stats and SAPS inspections

13 December 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

New Primary School in Kranshoek

11 December 2015

A new R35 million primary school at Kranshoek near Plettenberg Bay will be opening its doors in the 2016 academic year. It will be able to accommodate up to 1 250 learners, including 120 Grade R learners. Read More

Cape Town Rugby Sevens Bringing the Heat to the Mother City

11 December 2015

On Wednesday 9 December 2015 the South African Sevens team, also known as the Blitzbokke, took time to interact with enthusiastic rugby fans at the V&A Waterfront. Read More

No Cyclists or Pedestrians on Chapman's Peak Drive for Safety Reasons

11 December 2015

Repair work on the catch fences above Chapman’s Peak Drive that were severely damaged during the fires of March 2015 has been completed. Read More

Safely Home Festive Season Campaign Aims To Save Lives

11 December 2015

Excerpt of speech by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works at the official launch of the 2015/2016 Western Cape Festive Season Traffic Operational Plan at the Huguenot Tunnel on the N1. Read More

#16DaysofActivism – Retreat & Nyanga, Safety starts in Your Family

11 December 2015

Today, Friday 11 December 2015 and tomorrow, Saturday 12 December 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, the South African Police Service (SAPS), our safety partners and community members will take a public stand against... Read More

Festive Season Vehicle Fitness Checks

10 December 2015

Starting from 11 December 2015, traffic law enforcement officers of the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works will be conducting vehicle fitness checks between 18:00 and 02:00 at Sonstraal near the Huguenot Tunne Read More

Western Cape Health unveils emergency services plans for the festive season

10 December 2015

STATEMENT BY DR NOMAFRENCH MBOMBO   WESTERN CAPE MINISTRY OF HEALTH  DATE: 10 December 2015   Western Cape Health unveils emergency services plans for the festive season Read More

Department welcomes sentence handed to five social grant fraudsters

10 December 2015

The Western Cape Department of Social Development welcomes the sentence of 7 years imprisonment handed down yesterday at the Specialized Commercial Crimes Court in Bellville to five former SASSA employees. Read More

Youngsters From Different MOD Centres Gather To Inspire

10 December 2015

Primary and High School learners from different Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Centres as well as 13 professional artists gathered this week to participate in the City Nirvana Read More

Great Enthusiasm On Threshing Day At Worcester Museum

10 December 2015

After a lapse of 15 years Threshing Day was presented on Saturday 21 November 2015 by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with the Cape Winelands District Read More

Keep Safe from Poison this Holiday Season

10 December 2015

From fertiliser to makeup and medicines, potentially poisonous items show up everywhere, especially throughout our homes.  Read More

Rugby Sevens: Minister Marais Welcomes Competing Nations To Western Cape

10 December 2015

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais welcomes all 16 teams competing in the second round of the World Rugby Sevens Series to Cape Town in the Western Cape. It is the very first time that the international tournament is... Read More

HWC And DEADP Sign New Operational Agreement

10 December 2015

On Thursday, 10 December 2015, Heritage Western Cape (HWC) and the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEADP) signed an Operational Agr Read More

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