News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

DoCS, SAPS and IEC sign CPF Election Partnership

12 November 2014

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

Celebrating 20 Years of Democracy at Winelands Drama Festival

12 November 2014

The Cape Winelands Drama Festival finale will take place at the Robertson Town Hall on Saturday, 22 November 2014 in spectacular fashion, celebrating the theme “20 Year Read More

Professional drama opportunities for youth in Oudtshoorn

12 November 2014

The stage has been set for the 3rd edition of the Eden Drama Festival finale, set to take place on Saturday, 29 November 2014 at the Oudtshoorn Town Auditorium, Read More

Launch of Safely Home Pedestrian Campaign and New Fatalities Map

12 November 2014

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

‘Better Living Challenge’ Event Showcases Green Solutions

11 November 2014

The Better Living Challenge, managed by Cape Craft Design Institute, is a 3-year project borne from the Western Cape Government’s 110% Green initiative, and is recognised as an official project of the Cape Town World Design Capital 2014 (WDC2014)... Read More

Minister Plato to host Claremont PNP Public Meeting

11 November 2014

Today, 11 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Claremont, Mowbray and Rondebosch. Read More

Minister Plato continues Safety Oversight visits to Shopping Malls

11 November 2014

Today, 11 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue safety oversight visits to various shopping malls and centres in and around Cape Town. Read More

Apply for Farm Worker Funding

11 November 2014

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture hereby invites relevant registered, non-profit organisations (NPOs) that deliver services to farm workers and their family members in the Western Cape to submit business plans (project proposals) that... Read More

Minister Schäfer Encourages Learners to Stay Focused

11 November 2014

Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Today marks the midway point for our Grade 12 learners who are writing the 2014 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. Read More

Newly Amended NRTA Regulations Require Children to Be Appropriately Restrained

11 November 2014

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

2014 Provincial Cecilia Makiwane Nurse's Recognition Award Ceremony

11 November 2014

The Western Cape Government Health held its annual Cecilia Makiwane Nursing Recognition Award ceremony on 10 November 2014 at the Stellenbosch Town Hall, Stellenbosch. This is an initiative to honor nurses for their valued contribution within the... Read More

IEC to partner with DoCS and SAPS to Professionalise CPF Elections

11 November 2014

Tomorrow, 12 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC’s) Western Cape Provincial Electoral Officer, Reverend Courtney Sampson, and the South African Police Service (SAPS) will... Read More

Top Western Cape Farm Worker of the Year for 2014 crowned

10 November 2014

Jerome Thomas, a general manager at Kanonkop Wine Estate, Stellenbosch walked away with the coveted Farm Worker of the Year 2014 title on Friday night at a prestige event held in Stellenbosch.  “This has been a dream of mine for the past six years... Read More

Minister Plato kicks off Safety Oversight visits to Shopping Malls

10 November 2014

This week, 11-14 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be kicking off safety oversight visits to various shopping malls and centres in and around Cape Town. Read More

Results of Provincial Traffic Services Weekend Traffic Operations

10 November 2014

Eleven people were killed on Western Cape roads on 7 and 8 November 2014. Six were pedestrians, two drivers of vehicles, two were cyclists and one was a passenger. Read More

Top Athletes Acknowledged at Eden Sports Awards

10 November 2014

Outstanding athletes in various sporting codes such as rugby, golf and chess were acknowledged at the annual Eden Sports Awards ceremony at the George Civic Centre in George on Friday, 7 November. Read More

Minister Schäfer to Visit School to Mark Midway Point for the 2014 NSC Exams

10 November 2014

Tomorrow, 11 November 2014, Minister Debbie Schäfer will visit Elsies River Secondary School to mark the midway point for the NSC examinations.Candidates across the Western Cape will be writing Economics Paper 2 tomorrow. Read More

Walter Teka MOD centre show their stuff

10 November 2014

Learners participating in the MOD (Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth) centre at Walter Teka Primary School in Nyanga showed off their talents in an exciting display of dancing, mari Read More

SAPS WC Annual Report – Lessons to be Learned can Improve Safety Service Deliver

9 November 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI commend the Western Cape South African Police Service (SAPS) management on an honest and transparent reflection of the state of crime and the police as captured in their latest... Read More

Crackdown on Corrupt Cops Welcomed

7 November 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI welcome the arrests of 10 South African Police Service (SAPS) Officers for alleged corruption, through the work of the provincial Anti-Corruption Unit within the SAPS. Read More

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