News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Western Cape Prepares For Upcoming Initiation Season

20 June 2013

Tomorrow, 21 June 2013, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, together with the Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha will hand over first-aid certificates and protective clothing to initiation carers. Read More

Media Release: National Government Undermines Province

20 June 2013

It is becoming very apparent that a pattern of interference is emerging on the part of the National Government, in matters over which the Provincial Government should have control. Read More

Media Alert: Grabouw Community Day Centre Inauguration Ceremony

19 June 2013

The Ambassador of France, Madame Elizabeth Barbier, and the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially open an anti-retroviral treatment (ART) site at the Grabouw Community Day Centre on Thursday, 20 June 2013. Grabouw Community... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Provide CBD Street Vendors with Safety Information

19 June 2013

Tomorrow, Thursday, 20 June 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will visit the informal traders around the Strand Street and station area to provide them with valuable safety information. Read More

Mural of Jazz Legends Unveiled at Artscape

18 June 2013

A colourful mural that pays homage to the rich jazz history of the Western Cape was unveiled at Artscape in Cape Town on Sunday, 16 June 2013. The event formed part of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and Artscape’s annual Youth... Read More

Media Alert: World Refugee Day to be Commemorated on 20 June 2013

18 June 2013

Minister Anton Bredell to present Western Cape Government Refugee Services booklet on World Refugee Day. Read More

The Police are Failing to Arrest Criminals

17 June 2013

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Collaborative Campaign for Doping-Free Sport in the Western Cape

14 June 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will partner with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) to host the Metropole regional substance abuse seminar at Newlands on Saturday, 15... Read More

Media Alert: Khayelitsha Beneficiaries to Receive Energy Efficient Houses

14 June 2013

Mr Zwelinzima Mange, a 76-year-old housing beneficiary, and 75-year-old Ms Khanyisile Nobuzana will receive the keys to their houses in Site C, Khayelitsha from Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela. Read More

Promoting and Developing Drama in the Cape Winelands

13 June 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will host the Cape Winelands Drama Festival. Read More

Western Cape Liquor Authority Conducts Mega-blitz Across the Province

13 June 2013

Western Cape Liquor Authority clamps down on non-compliant liquor licence holders and closes three establishments. Read More

Shut Down of Name and Shame Campaign Has Deadly Consequences

13 June 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Name and Shame Campaign Shut Down By Department of Justice

13 June 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will be briefing the media on the shutting down of the Name and Shame campaign by the Nat Read More

Media Alert: Launch of 2013 Western Cape Farmworker of the Year Competition

12 June 2013

Friday, 14 June is the official launch of the 2013 Western Cape Farm Worker of the Year Competition. Shoprite, the official sponsor for  the competition, is contributing  R750 000 this year and the total cost of the competition will be R1.5 million. Read More

Stamping Out Measles and Polio

12 June 2013

Western Cape Government Health in the Cape Winelands wishes to thank parents, guardians and crechés of the district for helping to ensure that polio and measles are eradicated. Read More

A Proud Team Western Cape Government at Cape Town Corporate Games

12 June 2013

The winners of the 2012 Better Together Games participated in a selection of fun sporting activities at the second annual Cape Town Corporate Games from 7 - 9 June 2013 Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport to Celebrate Youth Day

12 June 2013

This year the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will celebrate Youth Day (16 June) by launching the Western Cape jazz legends mural booklet at Artscape in Cape Town. Read More

Minister Winde Announces Investigation of Special Economic Zones for Aquaculture Sector

12 June 2013

During his visit to two of the province's largest abalone farms, Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism announced that the Western Cape Government will look into the establishment of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to boost... Read More

Rewarding Young Cyclists in the Western Cape

11 June 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with Nedbank and The Sport Trust to reward young cyclists for helping to make the Western Cape a better province. On Saturday, 8 June 2013, development cyclists who did well at the recent... Read More

Media Alert and Photo Op: Gap Market Beneficiaries to Receive Houses

11 June 2013

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and others will hand over the first gap market and open market units of the Pelican Park Integrated Housing Project on 12 June 2013. Read More

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