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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Chrysalis, Western Cape Government Take Stand Against GBV

12 November 2019

On Saturday 9 November 2019, the Western Cape Government, through the Western Cape on Wellness (WOW) and the Chrysalis Youth Academy, hosted a walk against gender-based violence. Read More

Ministerial directives make CPF elections more inclusive

12 November 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, calls on all Community Police Forums (CPFs) to abide by the ‘Community Policing Forums (CPFs) Annual General Read More

Scrapping of unabridged birth certificates welcomed; campaign planned

12 November 2019

We welcome the recent announcement by the Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, that the requirement for unabridged birth certificates for visitors travelling to South Africa is officially scrapped. Read More

Rehabilitation of Trunk Road 33 section 3 between Oudtshoorn to De Rust

12 November 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is currently rehabilitating Trunk Road 33 Section 3 between Oudtshoorn (KM 1.9) to De Rust (KM 35.4). Read More

ArcelorMittal announcement: WCG will work hard to grow the economy in Saldanha

11 November 2019

​We are devastated by the news, announced today by ArcelorMittal South Africa, that the steel works plant in Saldanha will be wound down and put into a state of care and maintenance. Read More

Velddrif housing task team finalised and active

11 November 2019

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says he is pleased that the Velddrif Housing task team has been finalised and that they are now active. Read More

Public Protector to investigate political interference

11 November 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the decision by the Office of Public Protector to investigate alleged political interference in the appointment of a Provincial Police Commissioner in the Western Cape. Read More

Chrysalis Academy and Western Cape Government Take Stand Against GBV

11 November 2019

On Saturday 9 November 2019, the Western Cape Government, through the Western Cape on Wellness (WOW) and the Chrysalis Youth Academy, hosted a walk against gender-based violence. Read More

WC Dam levels stabilise, thunderstorms predicted in Karoo region

11 November 2019

The latest average dam level for the Western Cape is 66.2% (2018: 63.1%), a slight decrease Read More

Community Chest Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards Ceremony

8 November 2019

On Sunday, 10 November 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, will be delivering a keynote address at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town. Read More

Community Chest Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards Ceremony

8 November 2019

On Sunday, 10 November 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, will be delivering a keynote address at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town. Read More

Join Chrysalis women in walk against gender-based violence

8 November 2019

Join Western Cape on Wellness (WOW) and the Chrysalis Youth Academy tomorrow in their walk against gender-based violence. White ribbons will be handed out on the walk.      Read More

Provision of housing opportunities remains top priority for W.Cape government

8 November 2019

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says that the delivery of housing opportunities to the most vulnerable, deserving and needy, remains his top priority. Read More

Minister Fritz and Mayors progress on safety plans

8 November 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a safety engagement with the Executive Mayors of District Municipalities (DMs) at Houw Hoek Inn, Botrivier. Read More

WCED announces the top teachers in the 2019 Provincial Teaching Awards

8 November 2019

On Friday evening the Western Cape Education Department announced the names of the top teachers in the province at an event at the CCIC. Read More

Call for input into new vehicle licence mark

7 November 2019

The Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will shortly publish, in the Provincial Gazette, a Notice calling for public comments on the allocation of a new provincial licence mark to all the r Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with mayors on safety plans

7 November 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will host the quarterly safety engagement with the province’s District Municipality Executive Mayors. The engagement will provide an overview of what safety plans are and of funding spent to... Read More

Attacks on trucks are criminal

7 November 2019

The Western Cape Ministers of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and Community Safety, Albert Fritz, strongly condemn the looting and attacks on trucks in De Doorns and Worcester this morning. Read More

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