News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Minister Winde Challenges Western Cape Agriculture Sector

23 September 2014

Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, yesterday challenged the provincial agriculture sector to organise on a district level and devise plans to speed up land reform. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer To Unveil Plaque at Harold Cressy High School

23 September 2014

Heritage Day: Minister Debbie Schäfer to unveil plaque declaring Harold Cressy High School a Provincial Heritage Site. Read More

International Day of Peace: Whole of Society Can Reduce Violence

22 September 2014

With today marking International Day of Peace, the Western Cape Government is proud to be at the forefront of reducing violence and supporting victims of violence and abuse in the province. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Announce UNESCO World Heritage Site Nomination

22 September 2014

Tomorrow, 23 September 2014, Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will make a major announcement regarding the Western Cape Government’s nomination to UNESCO for a number of our Provincial Heritage Sites to be awarded World... Read More

Minister Mbombo Caps Western Cape Indigenous Games Team

22 September 2014

The ninth Indigenous Games kicked off in Tshwane on 21 September 2014 with the Western Cape team announcing themselves in fine style to their opponents at the march from the union buildings to the playing venue and at the opening ceremony Read More

Media Alert: Premier and Minister to Hand Over Safety Kiosk in Khayelitsha

22 September 2014

Today, 22 September, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, and Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will hand over a safety kiosk to the community of Khayelitsha in partnership with the Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrade... Read More

Minister Debbie Schäfer Announces Revised NSC Award Criteria

22 September 2014

Today I have the pleasure of announcing the criteria that will be used for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Awards 2014. Read More

Five Dead on Western Cape Roads

22 September 2014

On 19 and 20 September, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape which saw a total of 3 027 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Western Cape to Get Monthly Crime Stats, Ensuring Better Policing Oversight

21 September 2014

In order to curb the year on year increases in crime in the Western Cape, following the release of the annual crime statistics on Friday 19 September 2014, I have decided to take the necessary pro-active measures to ensure that we see positive... Read More

Minister Plato to Host PNP Public Meeting for Khayelitsha Police Cluster

19 September 2014

Tomorrow, Saturday 20 September 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Khayelitsha, Harare, Gordons Bay, Lingelethu West,... Read More

Crime Stats – Time for Talk is Over, Greater and Immediate Co-operation Required

19 September 2014

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

Minister Fritz Addresses Goodwood College and Grandwest Partnership

18 September 2014

Minister Albert Fritz today attended the celebration and opening of the newly refurbished Reading Room at Goodwood College.The Reading Room was refurbished with generous donations from the Grandwest Casino Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programme. Read More

The Open Book Festival is in Cape Town

18 September 2014

The annual Open Book Festival will run from 17 - 21 September 2014 at various locations around Cape Town. Read More

Crime Stats – Convictions are Key in a Whole-of-Society Approach against Crime

18 September 2014

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

Minister Fritz visits Early Childhood Development Centre in Klipheuwel

18 September 2014

Minister Albert Fritz today visited the Klippie Kids Early Childhood Development Centre (ECD) in Klipheuwel. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Cap Western Cape’s Indigenous Games Team

18 September 2014

Tomorrow, 19 September 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will host a capping ceremony for Team Western Cape that will be jetting off to Tshwane for the National Indigenous Games festival that will take place from 21... Read More

New Economy Class Train Service Between Cape Town and Worcester

18 September 2014

New economy class train service between Cape Town and Worcester with effect from 1 October 2014. Read More

Department Constructs its First Temporary Emergency Centre

18 September 2014

The new Heideveld Emergency Centre at the Heideveld Community Day Centre is the first temporary emergency centre ever constructed by the Department of Transport and Public Works. Read More

Open Book Festival Returns to Cape Town

17 September 2014

With over 100 events over five days at different venues in and around the city, this year's Open Book Festival will feature readings from renowned authors from across the world. Read More

Crime Stats – Delay in Release of Data

17 September 2014

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

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