News and Speeches Archive

New Public Library Opened in KwaNonqaba

30 June 2014

The Mossel Bay Municipality partnered with the national Department of Arts and Culture, Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the community to officially open the public library in KwaNonqaba, Mossel Bay on 27 June 2014. Read More

Excellence at Oudtshoorn Sport Festival

30 June 2014

Sport teams representing various sport codes are participating in the Oudtshoorn Sport Festival, taking place from 26 June to 5 July 2014. This Festival, hosted for the 4th time, is supported by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS),... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Debbie Schafer to attend "Maths Solutions" Conference

30 June 2014

Today, Minister Debbie Schafer will attend the ‘Maths Solutions’ Conference presented by the Cape Teaching Leadership Institute.  Read More

Twenty-six Drink Driving Arrests over First Weekend of School Holidays

30 June 2014

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Premier Zille Expresses Condolences to Family of Late Russel Botman

28 June 2014

On behalf of the Western Cape Government I would like to express my condolences to the family and friends of Stellenbosch University Rector, Professor Russel Botman, who passed away earlier today. Read More

Taxi Violence a Concern to the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government

26 June 2014

The Western Cape Government and the City of Cape Town will jointly respond to the issues arising regarding the incidents of violent crime in the taxi industry across Cape Town areas. Read More

Steps to Ensure the Safety of the Youth during the June/July School Holiday

26 June 2014

Joint Media release by the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato and Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer Read More

Western Cape Government to Ensure Safety of Young People During Holidays

26 June 2014

Joint Media Release by Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato and Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer Read More

Minister Fritz to Attend City of Cape Town Exhibition

26 June 2014

To commemorate International Drug Awareness Day, Minister Albert Fritz will attend and address an exhibition on Prevention and Early Intervention hosted by the City of Cape Town. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to Attend Dove Club 50th Anniversary

26 June 2014

On 28 June 2014 Minister Albert Fritz will attend and address the Dove Club 50th anniversary, which celebrates its existence and work since inception in 1964. Read More

Plans to Keep Western Cape Youth Occupied Over the June/July Holidays

26 June 2014

Joint Media Release by Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato and Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer. Read More

Media Alert: Announcement of Youth Plans During Winter School Holidays

25 June 2014

The Western Cape Government will be announcing the school holiday arrangements for the youth at a conference that will be held on Friday 27 June 2014. Read More

Minister Plato to Conduct Community Walkabout in Kalksteenfontein

25 June 2014

On Thursday, 26 June 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be visiting Kalksteenfontein to speak to residents about their safety concerns.  Read More

Donation of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day

24 June 2014

Cape Town Knitwits donate blankets to sick children at the Tygerberg Hospital Paediatric Oncology Ward Read More

Fifteenth Annual Western Cape Provincial Teaching Awards 2014

24 June 2014

The Western Cape Government honours outstanding teachers across the province as they launch the 15th Annual Provincial Teaching Awards. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Helen Zille to Participate in World Design Capital Project

24 June 2014

Premier Helen Zille will tomorrow, 25 June 2014, take part in the World Design Capital Ukusela eKapa project. Read More

Volunteers Recognised at Appreciation Function

24 June 2014

Eighty-six year old Jean Harker has dedicated more than 30 years of her time and energy to the children at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital through volunteer work. Read More

Whole of Society Responsible for our Collective Safety

24 June 2014

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

International Day against Drug Abuse

23 June 2014

Are you or your family affected by drugs? 26 June is International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Find out how you can take action to rid our communities of drugs. Read More

Provincial Traffic Services Weekend Traffic Operations

23 June 2014

On 20 and 21 June 2014, 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 067 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic services safety campaign. Read More

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