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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

The Department moves forward with R23m Sanitary Dignity Project

20 August 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, welcomes the progress being made by the Department of Social Development regarding the roll-out of the R23 million Sanitary Dignity Project to female learners across the Province. Read More

Minister Madikizela is concerned that AARTO is unworkable in its current format

19 August 2019

On Tuesday 13 August 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act into law. Read More

Media Alert: Rocklands Community Hall to receive Provincial Heritage Site plaque

19 August 2019

In commemoration of the historical meeting of 20 August 1983 which led to the establishment of the United Democratic Front (UDF), Minister Anroux Marais will tomorrow officially unveil the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Rocklands C Read More

Minister Fritz honours women in NHW and CPFs

19 August 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a high tea in Lentegeur to recognise the contributions of women who are Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) volunteers and Community Policing Forum (CPF) members.  Please see photos attached. Read More

Minister Fritz notes failures to charge those arrested during SANDF intervention

19 August 2019

Minister Fritz notes failures to charge those arrested during SANDF intervention, offers Court Watching Brief services Read More

Neighbourhood Watches to get a new look

19 August 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be launching the new Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) brand, whilst participating in a panel discussion on the importance of NHWs. Read More

Good’s Brett Herron misleading public about acquisition of Racing Park

18 August 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says Good Party’s Brett Herron is blatantly misleading the public in stating that the Western Cape Government (WCG) acquired the Racing Park property in Killarney Gardens at the inflated... Read More

Minister to address stakeholders at The African Regional Child Trauma Conference

16 August 2019

On Monday, 19 August 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, will be delivering a keynote address at the Cape Town City Hall. The theme of the event is “ Re-rooting Africa: Africa’s Routes to Preventing and Responding to Child... Read More

Fifty-two (52) new traffic officers set to make Western Cape roads safer

16 August 2019

Fifty-two newly qualified traffic officers are looking forward to making Western Cape Roads safer. Read More

Minister Fritz honours women in NHW and CPFs

15 August 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a high tea in Lentegeur to recognise the contribution of the women who are Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) volunteers and Community Policing Forum (CPF) members. Read More

Premier Winde and cabinet laud the start of recovery for agriculture

15 August 2019

Yesterday, Premier Winde, Minister of Agriculture Ivan Meyer and the Western Cape cabinet met with representatives from the agricultural sector to d Read More

Minister Marais commends empowering Youth Development Programmes on the ground

15 August 2019

Yesterday, 14 August 2019, Minister Anroux Marais engaged with youth development programmes creating a positive sense of belonging and sustainable empowerment as an alternate to the social ills plaguing the communities of Athlone, Bellvill Read More

The Department is working to address the scourge of substance abuse

15 August 2019

The Western Cape Department of Social Development continues to be at the forefront of the fight against substance abuse, focusing on rendering -Early intervention, Inpatient treatment, Community based treatment, and aftercare services. Read More

Minister Fritz meets with safety stakeholders over weekend N2 violence

14 August 2019

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a community meeting in Strand following the numerous attacks which took place on the N2 over the past weekend. Read More

Eluxolweni and Gansbaai libraries reopen after major upgrades

14 August 2019

Residents of Gansbaai and Eluxolweni, Pearly Beach will now have access to a greater range of books and more computers after upgrades to two libraries were unveiled by the Western Cape Depa Read More

Minister Simmers hands over 50 title deeds in Delft

13 August 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, handed over 50 title deeds to residents of Delft. Read More

Dams see continued improvement

13 August 2019

The Western Cape dam levels continue to see good increases thanks to an excellent and above Read More

Minister Fritz escalates Ombudsman’s report in fight against poaching

13 August 2019

On Tuesday, 30 August 2019, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, received the report on the ‘Complaint of Poor Response’ at the Gansbaai, Kleinmond, Hermanus and Stanford SAPS stations from the Western Cape Police Ombudsman, Mr Read More

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