News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Officially Open the Provincial Golden Games

29 August 2014

On Saturday, 30 August 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be opening the Provincial Golden Games of 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde Announces Western Cape Land Reform Summit

28 August 2014

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, today announced that the Western Cape Department of Agriculture is set to host a Land Reform Summit. Read More

Initiation Forums Discuss Matters of Common Concern

28 August 2014

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo encourages safe practices at cultural initiation sites. Read More

Media Alert: Ministry congratulates Gezelle Magerman for winning gold medal

28 August 2014

Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport congratulates Gezelle Magerman for winning our country's first gold medal at the Youth Olympics Read More

Coming Together at the Metropole Youth Camp

28 August 2014

The camps are part of a national initiative to promote nation building, leadership and social cohesion, by supporting youth to become responsible, conscious South Africans. Read More

Minister Plato Concludes Women’s Month Celebrations in West Coast

28 August 2014

Tomorrow, Friday 29 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will conclude the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month celebratory events in the West Coast. Read More

Western Cape Ministers Botha and Schafer Visit Wellness Mobile at Delft Primary

28 August 2014

Wellness mobiles for school health are rolling out across the province to ensure the health of Western Cape learners. Read More

Average Speed Over Distance Saving Lives

28 August 2014

The activation of Average Speed Over Distance (ASOD) speed enforcement on the R61 between Aberdeen and Beaufort West has once again demonstrated the link between higher speeds and more road deaths: as motorists have slowed down, the death rate has... Read More

Wellness Mobiles Rolling-out to Screen Learners across the Province

28 August 2014

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, and Western Cape Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, visited one of the Provincial Government’s Wellness Mobiles for School Health at Delft Primary school on 28 August 2014.  Read More

Minister Madikizela Hands Over 200 Title Deeds to Delft Beneficiaries

27 August 2014

Proud Delft beneficiaries were presented with long-awaited title deeds to their own properties by Provincial Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela. Read More

Premier Zille Joins Ministers in Launching Free WiFi in Atlantis

27 August 2014

Free WiFi will benefit local communities and help boost the economy. Read More

Message from Minister Mbombo to Participants of the Western Cape Golden Games

27 August 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

Calling All Stargazing Enthusiasts to Picnic at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument

27 August 2014

Stargazing enthusiasts can once again look forward to a series of Stargazing Picnics at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain. Read More

Khayelitsha Commission: SAPU should follow SAPS and Support the Recommendations

27 August 2014

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

Minister Anton Bredell Welcomes Oudtshoorn Judgement

27 August 2014

Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell welcomes the judgment delivered by the Western Cape High Court this morning. Read More

Minister Madikizela Delivers Houses to Rondevlei Beneficiaries

26 August 2014

The four houses form part of the Rondevlei Peoples Housing Project (PHP) that on completion will render 225 units at a cost of approximately R35 million. The Peoples Housing Project (PHP) is a strategic focus of the Western Cape Government, Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille and Minister Winde to Officially Launch WiFi Hotpsots

26 August 2014

On 27 August 2014, Premier Helen Zille, Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde and Western Cape Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer, will officially launch another WiFi hotspot, part of the project which will link 50 000... Read More

Regular Hand Washing Plays an Important Role in Disease Prevention

26 August 2014

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, recently attended a demonstration of touch-free hand sanitiser dispensers at Mossel Bay Hospital. Read More

New Crash Video Shows Dangers of Speeding

26 August 2014

As part of August’s road safety theme of “Speed Kills – Get the Facts”, the Department of Transport and Public Works’ Safely Home campaign has released a new crash video. Read More

Media Alert: Wellness Mobile Unit to Visit Deft Primary School

26 August 2014

The Wellness Mobiles for School Health is aimed at improving the health and well-being of our children in an accessible manner. Read More

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