News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

"Road to Rio" Begins for Elite Beach Volleyball Athletes

6 June 2014

Volleyball athletes, Grant Goldschmidt and Leo Williams, will be competing in their first 2016 Olympic qualifiers in Germany in June. Read More

Transport Stakeholders Discuss George Integrated Public Transport Network

6 June 2014

Discussions around the implementation of the George Integrated Public Transport Network (GITPN) set to continue. Read More

Third Annual Cape Town Corporate Games

5 June 2014

The third annual Cape Town Corporate Games will be held from 5 to 8 June 2014 at the V&A Waterfront and other supporting venues. Read More

SASSA Does Not Deliver on Its Mandate

5 June 2014

On 5 June 2014, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be holding a media briefing on the spate of administrative disasters, that has left scores of older persons penniless on the very day that they expect to have their... Read More

Launch of Holistic Strategy to Tackle TB

5 June 2014

The Western Cape Government Department of Health has launched a holistic communication strategy to address stigma around TB and encourage early detection and treatment for DR-TB. Read More

Movement and Activity at Overberg Golden Games

5 June 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Overberg Regional Golden Games at the Glaskasteel Sports Ground in Bredasdorp on Wednesday, 4 June 2014. Read More

SASSA is Failing the Poor

5 June 2014

Minister Fritz expresses his outrage at the inefficiency of SASSA. Read More

Provincial Govan Mbeki Awards 2014

4 June 2014

The Govan Mbeki Awards Ceremony showcased a culture of excellence in the provision of human settlements solutions in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Volleyball Athletes Launch Their "Road to Rio"

4 June 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, and the Western Cape Sport Academy provide support to volleyball athletes in order to grow the sport. Read More

Young Cycle Tour Cyclists to be Honoured in Kraaifontein

4 June 2014

The Nedbank Sports Trust Development Cycling Programme will recognise Western Cape learners who excelled in this year’s Read More

National Environment Month 2014

4 June 2014

The month of June is National Environment Month. What will you be doing to protect the well-being of our environment? Read More

Province’s Award-Winning Patient Database Shares Information Across Clinics

3 June 2014

Patient database system designed to improve service delivery. Read More

Province Committed To Making Level Crossings Safer For All Commuters

3 June 2014

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

Results of Weekend Traffic Operations on 30 and 31 May 2014

2 June 2014

This weekend’s 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 1 937 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services Safety Campaign. Read More

There's No Excuse for Late Applications

2 June 2014

Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer urges parents to enroll their children sooner rather than later for the 2015 school year. Read More

New Developments at CP Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn

2 June 2014

It was a joy for the CP Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn to celebrate 20 years of democracy with the opening of two exhibitions on 29 May 2014. The project, which took about two years to complete, forms part of the museum’s transformation plan. Read More

Bishop Lavis Shooting Incident – SASSA must Increase Security

1 June 2014

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