News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive


Provincial Traffic Services Weekend Traffic Operations

24 November 2014

Eleven people died on Western Cape roads this past weekend: Read More

Premier Announces Winners of 2014 Premier's Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards

23 November 2014

This week (Thursday, 20 November 2014), at a gala ceremony in Cape Town, Premier Helen Zille announced the winners of the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards for 2014. Read More

Top Athletes Honoured at Boland Sports Awards

21 November 2014

The outstanding achievements of top athletes, young and old, from the Boland region were given well deserved recognition at the Boland Sports Awards held at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate on 20 November. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Title Deeds in Delft, Cape Town

21 November 2014

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over 100 title deeds in Delft today the 24 November 2014 on which R3.2 million rand has been spent in subsidies. 22 of the title deeds will be for pensioners and 78 for non-... Read More

Transport and Public Works Offers Learner’s Licence Training to Interns

21 November 2014

Department of Transport Public Works offered free learner’s licence training to the Premier’s Advancement of Youth (PAY) Read More

Recognition of Traffic Service Excellence

21 November 2014

The Department of Transport and Public Works is highly appreciative of the outstanding act of courage that Traffic Officers William Mbolekwa, Lunga Qampi and Noluntu Hanese displayed at about 3:00 on Friday morning, 21 November 2014. Read More

Western Cape Government to Honour Top Entrepreneurs

20 November 2014

The Western Cape’s top entrepreneurs will be recognised at the second Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards taking place tonight, 20 November 2014. Read More

Alcohol and Driving, a Deadly Combination: Safely Home Road Safety Workshop

20 November 2014

Safely Home and Professor Sebastian van As, Head of Trauma at Red Cross Children’s Hospital and Chair of Read More

Traffic Bursary Awarded to Gene Louw Traffic College Graduate

20 November 2014

The exceptional potential of Provincial Inspector Marcelle Moses was recognised by the Department of Safety and Security Management at Tshwane University of Technology. Read More

Over R40 million Paid Out to Help Schools Struggling with Cost of Fee Exemptions

20 November 2014

Statement by Debbie Schafer, Western Cape Minister of EducationEvery year the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and our schools receive thousands of applications for fee exemption for school fees at our fee paying schools. Read More

Graduate Chefs Snapped up After Western Cape Artisan Development Programme

20 November 2014

Today, Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, hosted a graduation ceremony for 29 chefs who received their professional qualifications after taking part in the Western Cape Government Artisan Development Programme. Read More

Western Cape Government and SAPS Take a Stand During 16 Days of Activism

20 November 2014

Joint Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, and Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Western Cape Library Services Take On The WDC 2014 Challenge

19 November 2014

The Western Cape Library Services invited public librarians to showcase their exhibition savvy in its World Design Capital 2014 (WDC 2014) competition as part of the World Design C Read More

Minister Plato Condemns Delft Mob Violence Incident

19 November 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI condemn in the strongest possible manner the mob violence incident in which a suspected thief was allegedly stoned, beaten and brutally attacked with whips and pliers in Delft last... Read More

Top West Coast Athletes Honoured

18 November 2014

The West Coast Sport Awards event took place in Langebaan on Friday, 14 November 2014. Read More

Minister Winde to Celebrate Graduation of Young Chefs

18 November 2014

This Thursday (20 November 2014), Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, will host a graduation ceremony for 29 young Western Cape residents who have qualified as professional chefs after taking part in the Western Cape Government’s Artisan... Read More

Media Alert: Historic Pledge to Minstrels, Malay and Christmas Choirs

18 November 2014

On 17 November 2014, City of Cape Town Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille and the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Read More


18 November 2014

The eco-friendly Hermanus Community Day Centre(CDC) is nearing completion and is expected to open its doors early next year. Read More

“Freedom” is coming to Schoemanspoort this December 2014

17 November 2014

30 Learners from Schoemanspoort, 20km outside Oudtshoorn, have been involved in Dance and Drama Training at the Schoemanspoort Cultural Facility since 4 October until 29 November 2014. Read More

New !Khwa ttu Mountain Bike Trail to Draw Tourism, Create Jobs on the West Coast

17 November 2014

This weekend, Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, launched a new mountain bike route at the !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre. Read More