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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Stilbaai roadworks progressing well

17 August 2017

Good progress is being made on a R156 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate and make design improvements to the R305 between Stilbaai and the N2. Read More

Library books on the move in tailor-made fleet

17 August 2017

Recently the DCAS Library Service replaced 5 old corporate vehicles with new models. Library team members Pieter Hugo, Ronel Mouton and Wynand Coetzee facilitated the process. Read More

Western Cape learners rake in international awards - 29th IOI 2017

16 August 2017

For the second time this week, I have the pleasure of announcing that Western Cape learners have again brought home international awards, this time from the 29th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2017) in Tehran. Read More

Women at tea party share their experiences at the SA Fisheries Museum

16 August 2017

On 9 August 2017 a Women’s Day tea party was hosted in partnership with the Friends of the Museum at the South African Fisheries Museum in Velddrif. Read More

Provincial Gym celebrates Women's Month

16 August 2017

On Wednesday, 16 August 2017, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), through its Provincial Gym, offered a special aerobics class as part of their Women’s Month celebrations. Read More

Minister Madikizela Delivers Title Deeds to Delft Residents

16 August 2017

On Tuesday, 15 August 2017, Delft residents braved the cold when they met with the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, to receive their title deeds. Read More

Avian Influenza Confirmed in Western Cape

15 August 2017

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian influenza (HPAI), type H5N8, in two ostrich farms in the Heidelberg area. Avian influenza is a controlled disease in terms of the Animal Diseases Act,... Read More

WC Drought Update: Provincial Water Restrictions to be evaluated, enforced

15 August 2017

14 Augustus 2017  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  WC Drought Update: Provincial Water Restrictions to be evaluated, enforced Read More

Premier Zille to Convene Specialist NGO Meeting on Child Murders

15 August 2017

Premier Zille to Convene Specialist NGO Meeting on Child Murders Read More

Safely Home TV ad shows knock on effects of speeding

15 August 2017

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

Statement by MEC Plato - Avian Park: Deployment of additional resources welcomed

15 August 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Avian Park: Deployment of additional resources welcomed Date: 15 August 2017 Release: Immediate Read More

Women’s Month: MECs Fritz and Winde launch Women Empowerment collaboration

14 August 2017

As part of our ongoing commemoration of Women’s Month, the Western Cape Departments of Social Development (DSD) and Economic Opportunities (which incorporates the Departments of Economic Development & Tourism and Agriculture) have launched a... Read More

Western Cape learners bring home awards in international mathematics olympiad

14 August 2017

It gives me great pleasure to congratulate the South African team that participated in the 58th International Mathematics Olympiad in Brazil from 12 to 23 July. All six members of the team attend schools in the Western Cape. Read More

Possible Incidence of Bird Flu in the Western Cape

14 August 2017

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture is investigating possible incidences of Highly Pathogenic Avian influenza (HPAI), type H5N8, in two ostrich farms in the Heidelberg area. Avian influenza is a controlled disease in terms of the Animal... Read More

Delft Residents to Receive Title Deeds

14 August 2017

Tomorrow, Tuesday, 15 August 2017, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over more than 50 title deeds to Delft residents. Read More

Women’s Month: MECs Fritz and Winde launch Women Empowerment collaboration

14 August 2017

As part of our ongoing commemoration of Women’s Month, the Western Cape Ministers of Social Development (DSD) and Economic Opportunities have launched a joint skills, training and economic opportunity programme called the Women Empowerment... Read More

Worcester Museum demonstrates traditional activities at vintage show

14 August 2017

On 11 and 12 August 2017 the Worcester Museum participated in the Western Cape Tractor and Engine Club Show at Villiersdorp. Read More

Premier Zille Leads Successful Ghana Trade Mission

14 August 2017

Premier Zille Leads Successful Ghana Trade Mission Read More

One fatality on Western Cape roads

14 August 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that a driver died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Minister Madikizela Announce Winners of 2017 Govan Mbeki Awards

12 August 2017

An emerging contractor was awarded the Best Woman Contractor in the Western Cape 2017 Govan Mbeki Awards held at the Lord Charles Hotel on Friday evening. Read More

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