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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government


WC Water Update, masterplan welcomed

3 December 2019

Dam levels dropping slowly Read More

WC Statement on Bitou Municipality legal matter

3 December 2019

Bitou Municipality appeal to be heard in 2020 Read More

Dept. of Economic Development and Tourism 2019/2020 Budget Adjustments (Vote 12)

3 December 2019

I am pleased today to table the adjusted estimates of Vote 12: The Department of Economic Development and Tourism. Read More

Premier’s Safety Plan is a comprehensive evidence-based strategy

3 December 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, dismisses comments made by Brett Heron MPL during the Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s budget vote today, which seek to undermine the iterative, adaptive and holistic nature of the Premier’s Safety... Read More

Minister Madikizela to launch 2019/20 Festive Season Safety Plan

3 December 2019

On Thursday 5 December 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially launch the 2019/20 festive season safety plan at the Huguenot Tunnel on the N1. Read More

Touwsranten youth had a blast

2 December 2019

Touwsranten was the place to be on 28 November 2019. A stage, DJ, music, dancing, numerous stalls and give-aways made for a great World AIDS Day and B-Wise event. Read More

Minister Simmers engages communities through ministerial outreach programmes

2 December 2019

Throughout the month of November in the Cape Metro area, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers met with and engaged a wide variety of stakeholders and community members as part of his Ministerial Outreach Programme (MOP). Read More

Ivan Meyer calls on retail companies to support our farmers and farm workers

2 December 2019

I am calling on all major retail companies who benefitted massively from Black Friday to back government and agricultural organizations’ drought relief efforts. The drought continues to threaten farmers and farm workers putting food security at... Read More

Alcohol and roads don't mix

2 December 2019

As we approach the festive season, we’ll hear jingle bells wherever we may go. This is also the season to be mindful and wise when it comes alcohol consumption. As we all know, alcohol and road don’t mix, and it is up to you to make the responsible... Read More

Minister Fritz condemns stone throwing on N1

2 December 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has condemned in the strongest terms the reported stone-throwing attacks taking place along the N1 highway. Read More

Historic moment as first Khoekhoegowab language students graduate from UCT

2 December 2019

The University of Cape Town (UCT) and the Western Cape Read More

Minister Fritz donates bicycles to Rheenendal Neighbourhood Watch

2 December 2019

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, donated 7 bicycles in a handover ceremony to the Rheenendal Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) structure. Minister Fritz calls on all good citizens to support their local NHW structure and ensure... Read More