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News and Speeches Archive


Deserving Beneficiaries Receive Homes in Struisbaai, Cape Agulhas

10 July 2014

On Tuesday 2 July 2014, 14 beneficiaries of the Struisbaai Community became proud homeowners. Read More

Kuyasa Clinic Officially Opened

10 July 2014

Representatives from the Western Cape Government Health, the Isisombululo Programme, the Hasso Plattner Foundation and the University of Cape Town attended the official opening of Kuyasa Clinic in Thembalethu, George on 9 July 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Attend the Knysna Oyster Festival

10 July 2014

Tomorrow, 11 July 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be attending the Knysna Oyster Festival to preside over various sporting activities.  Read More

High Mast Lighting Project Launch at Eikenfontein Station

9 July 2014

On 10 July 2014, Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Richard Walker, Regional Manager for Metrorail will be initiating the high mast lighting at the Eikenfontein Train Station. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Visit the Knysna High School MOD Centre

9 July 2014

Tomorrow, 10 July 2014, Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be visiting one of our Mass Participation Opportunity and Development (MOD) Centres in Knysna. Read More

Western Cape Government Safe Schools Holiday Programme

9 July 2014

Statement by Minister Debbie Schafer, Minister of Education  Read More

Four National Traffic Police Members Arrested

9 July 2014

Ms Dipuo Peters, the National Minister of Transport has received with shock reports of the arrest of four traffic officials attached to the Road Traffic Management Corporation's (RTMC) National Traffic Police. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Debbie Schafer to visit Morgenson Primary School

8 July 2014

Minister Debbie Schafer will visit the Safe Schools Holiday Programme at Morgenson Primary School in Hanover Park on Wednesday, 9 July 2014. Read More

Team Western Cape Prepares for the Weifang Cup

7 July 2014

The Western Cape’s best under 19 football players will be competing in the Weifang Cup from 27 July to 2 August 2014 in Shandong province, China. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to Launch a New Youth Café

7 July 2014

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will launch the Province’s second Youth Café. Following the success of the first Youth Café in Rocklands, Mitchell’s Plain, the Minister will expand this service to benefit youth in Athlone... Read More

Minister Fritz Paints with Disabled Youth for Charity

7 July 2014

Minister Fritz today joined disabled children in creating paintings at Sterreweg, a centre providing care for special needs and disabled children and youth. Read More

Swift Action on Cop Killers Welcomed

6 July 2014

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

DCAS Supports SA Natural Bodybuilding Development Championships

4 July 2014

The SA Natural Bodybuilding Association (SANB) Development Championships took place in Paarl on 28 June 2014 with the support of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

Minister Fritz to Paint with Disabled Youths for Charity

4 July 2014

Minister Fritz will visit Sterreweg, a centre providing care for children and youth who are disabled and have special needs. The facility runs the Paint a Future initiative. Read More

Premier Zille Highlights the Need for More Organ Donors

4 July 2014

The Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, was the honorary guest at a media conference to highlight the need for more donors in the Western Cape and specifically the desperate need of children on the transplant waiting list who need life-saving... Read More

Heideveld Emergency Centre Preparing To Open On Monday

3 July 2014

The new Heideveld Emergency Centre at the Heideveld Community Day Centre will open on Monday, 7 July. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Helen Zille to Participate in Organ Donor Drive

3 July 2014

Premier Helen Zille, in collaboration with the Organ Donation Foundation, will tomorrow, 4 July 2014, participate in the launch of the Organ Donor Drive in the Western Cape. Read More

Strengthen The Arts With National Arts Council Funding

3 July 2014

The National Arts Council (NAC) has limited funding available to support 6-8 Special Projects of national significance that strengthen the arts and meets the enhanced strategic goals of the NAC for the period 2014-2018. Read More

Capacity-building Initiatives for Municipalities

2 July 2014

The lack of capacity in municipal Budget and Treasury Offices (BTO) is a critical governance issue that if left unattended will impact on sound financial management, audit outcomes and sustainable service delivery. Read More

Cabinet Extends its Condolences to the Families of the Murdered SAPS Officers

2 July 2014

The Western Cape Government send it's deepest condolences to the families of the slain police officers. Read More