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News and Speeches for Department of Human Settlements

Media Alert: MEC Madikizela to Deliver Speech at the National Home Builders Registration Council Business Strategy Launch

2 November 2010

Tomorrow (Thursday 4 November, 2010) the Minister for Human Settlements in the Western Cape, Bonginkosi Madikizela will deliver a keynote address at the launch of the National Home Builders Registration Councils (NHBRCs) Customer Centric Business... Read More

Media Alert: South African Housing Foundation Awards at Moyo, Spier Wine Estate

11 October 2010

Tonight, Tuesday 12 October 2010, Western Cape Minister for Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela will present Housing Awards to the winners at the awards ceremony scheduled to take place at Moyo, Spier Wine Estate. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Madikizela to Highlight Importance of Resource-Use Efficiency in Human Settlements

7 October 2010

On Monday 11 October 2010 Western Cape Minister for Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will deliver the opening welcome address at the Annual International Housing Conference and Exhibition organised by the Southern African Housing Foundation (... Read More

Media Alert: Launch of Integrated and Sustainable Human Settlements

22 August 2010

Premier Helen Zille and Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela to launch Strategic Objective 6 - Developing Integrated and Sustainable Human Settlements. Read More

Community Gardens Provide Food Security to the Overberg Community

17 June 2010

Today the Minister of Local Government, Anton Bredell, visited the Community Development Workers' (CDWs) food garden project in Grabouw. Read More

Province Encourages Community Involvement in Development Projects

7 June 2010

Today, Western Cape Minister for Local Government, Anton Bredell, will visit a Community Based Planning (CBP) workshop at Look-out Hill in Khayelitsha. Minister Bredell says the CBP training workshops will accelerate public participation for... Read More

Western Cape Provincial Government Drought Indaba

23 May 2010

The Western Cape Provincial Department of Local Government, together with the Department of Water Affairs will commence a two day drought Indaba, from 24 - 25 May 2010, in George in the Southern Cape. Read More

Prioritisation of Serviced Sites

18 May 2010

One thing that is very clear after yesterday's President's Co-ordinating Council (PCC) meeting is that there is definitely broad consensus about the need to prioritise serviced sites. This is the only way we can eliminate the backlog with respect to... Read More

Media Alert: Final Closure of De Doorns Safety Site

5 May 2010

7 May 2010, Anton Bredell Provincial Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, together with Charles Ntsomi, Mayor of Breede Valley Municipality, will announce the final closing of the De Doorns Safety Site. Read More

Tribute to Provincial Fire Fighters

3 May 2010

4 May 2010, In commemoration of International Firefighters' Day, a Fire Fighting Vehicle Parade will depart from the Goodwood Fire Station and arrive at the Bellville Civic Centre where Anton Bredell the Provincial Minister for Local Government,... Read More

Province Forced to Evict 63 Households at Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) in Delft

23 February 2010

After exhaustive consultation and negotiation, and as a last resort, I have, on 18 February 2010, instituted proceedings to apply for an eviction order from the Western Cape High Court to relocate 63 households who refuse to relocate from Temporary... Read More

MEC Madikizela to Visit Illegally Occupied Houses in George

26 January 2010

On Saturday 29 January, Minister for Housing Mr Bonginkosi Madikizela will visit illegal occupied houses in Thembalethu, George. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Madikizela will be Meeting Stellenbosch Agricultural Society

19 January 2010

Today, Wednesday 20 January 2010, Provincial Housing Minister Mr Bonginkosi Madikizela, will address housing needs of Farm workers and their families in the area. Read More