News and Speeches Archive

Minister Fritz to Hand over Hearing Aids

30 April 2012

On 3 May, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be handing over hearing aids to learners at the Dominican School for the Deaf in Wynberg. Read More

"Voyage to the Cape" at Western Cape Archives Repository

29 April 2012

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport invites the public to the annual celebration of National Archives Week. The theme for 2012 is "Voyage to the Cape". Read More

Minister Madikizela and Minister Fritz to Help Demolish a Shack in Khayelitsha

26 April 2012

The Western Cape Government Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will help demolish the shack of the Maswati family on the morning of Freedom Day, 27 April 2012. Read More

"Sport against Crime" in Wesbank

25 April 2012

On Saturday, 21 April 2012, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) presented its influential "Sport against Crime" outreach programme at the sportfield in Wesbank. Read More

Be Safe on Our Roads This Long Weekend

25 April 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyAs the long weekend approaches I would like to urge all motorists in the Western Cape to please obey the rules of the road and ensure that they get to their destinations safely. Read More

Death in Police Custody: Full Report on Safety Measures Requested

24 April 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Western Cape Releases Funds for Substance Abuse Treatment

24 April 2012

As part of its strategy to reduce drug- and alcohol-related harms in the Western Cape, the Department of Social Development has this week paid R1.7 million to 22 NGOs working in the substance abuse sector. Read More

West Coast Sport Federations Help to Unite People

24 April 2012

West Coast sports federations help to make people smile and play an important role in uniting people from different backgrounds. Read More

Royal Crusader Christmas Band to Tour Bavaria and Upper Austria

23 April 2012

Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will this evening bid bon voyage to the Royal Crusaders Christmas Band on the eve of their tour to Bavaria and Upper Austria. Read More

Minister van Rensburg Visits Masiphile Peace Garden in Khayelitsha

23 April 2012

"I love supporting winning projects," Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said during a working lunch with the Masiphile Peace Garden in Khayelitsha. Minister van Rensburg handed over a new nursery and... Read More

Bishop Lavis MOU Receives International Baby-Friendly Accreditation

23 April 2012

Bishop Lavis Midwife Obstetrics Unit (MOU) celebrated its internationally recognised baby-friendly status with the official receipt of their baby-friendly accreditation certificate from the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Attend Housing Handover in Paarl

23 April 2012

The Western Cape Government Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over houses in the Drommedaris Project, Paarl, on Tuesday, 24 April 2012. Included in the beneficiaries will be 102-year-old Mr Seleku James Xontana. Read More

Failure to Investigate Cases: How is the Western Cape Affected?

23 April 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Boland Sport Funded to Develop Talent

23 April 2012

Sport federations who are willing to work together and engage in meaningful partnerships with the community and other role players deserve to be supported. Read More

New Heritage Plaque Unveiled at Leeuwenhof

23 April 2012

On Wednesday, 18 April 2012, the Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, and the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, unveiled the new badge that will mark all formally declared provincial heritage sites in the Western Cape. Read More

WCED to Build on Two Temporary School Sites in Grabouw

22 April 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationAfter much frustration, patience and negotiation, I am delighted to announce that a decision has been made regarding the future temporary satellite school site in Grabouw. Read More

Minister Botha Introduces Central Karoo District Health Council

22 April 2012

On 23 April, the Western Cape Health Minister, Theuns Botha, introduced the Central Karoo District Health Council. This is the fifth out of the Western Cape's six district health councils to be introduced to the public. Read More

Minister Winde Presents Statistics at Western Cape Provincial Liquor Conference

22 April 2012

The Quarterly Western Cape Provincial Liquor Conference was held on Monday, 23 April 2012, in Cape Town. Read More

Western Province Sport Federations Receive Financial Support

22 April 2012

Western Province sports federations which work together and engage in meaningful partnerships with communities and other role players deserve government support. Read More

Helderberg Hospital Receives R80 000 Donation

19 April 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Helderberg Hospital in Somerset West received a cheque to the amount of R80 000 yesterday, 19 April 2012. The cheque was handed over by the Sekunjalo Investments Limited at the ninth Annual Charity Golf Day held at... Read More

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