News and Speeches Archive

DCAS wishes Protea netball coach well

30 January 2015

Bennie Saayman, a Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) 2005 Lifetime Achiever and 2013 Sports Legend Award Read More

January Road Deaths To Reach Record Low As We Head Towards #PayDayBlues Weekend

29 January 2015

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

Flooding damage repaired – Bitou gets new, improved Poortjies Reticulation Plant

29 January 2015

Bitou Municipality and Minister Anton Bredell representing Western Cape Disaster Management will launch the successful relocation of the Poortjies Reticulation Plant on 29 January 2015.  Read More

Public’s Cooperation Essential to Eliminate attacks on Police

29 January 2015

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

Bartolomeu Dias Museum turns 26!

28 January 2015

Bartolomeu Dias Museum was established on 3 February 1989 as a culmination of the 1988 Dias Festival. Read More

Incidents of Holiday Vandalism Down, with Major Incidents Cut by Half

28 January 2015

Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Read More

Vigilante Killings: Report Tensions before becoming Murder Accomplice

28 January 2015

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

Western Cape Government intervenes to avert water crisis in Clanwilliam

28 January 2015

In a bid to halt the losses of millions of rands in agricultural produce, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture has channelled close to R1 million emergency funding into Clanwilliam after a canal was damaged Read More

Safely Home Extends Reach to Youngsters via New Mxit App

28 January 2015

We are very excited to be extending the reach of our road safety campaign to one of the more vulnerable road user groups, young people, through our new Safely Home Mxit application. Read More

Toddler Found in Plumstead Cemetery Reunited with Family

27 January 2015

The Western Cape Department of Social Development has reunited a 4 year old boy with his family after he was found wandering around Plumstead cemetery alone. Read More

Minister Plato and Minister Fritz to conduct Youth Safety Walkabout in Manenberg

26 January 2015

Today, Monday 26 January 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz will conduct a youth safety walkabout in Manenberg. Read More

Transport and Public Works to Spend More Than R35 Million on R399 Rehabilitation

26 January 2015

The Western Cape West Coast economy and infrastructure will get a boost during the next 30 months. Read More

Provincial Traffic Weekend Operations

26 January 2015

This weekend (23 and 24 January), 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape with a total of 2 175 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Making Stellenbosch Railway Crossings Safer

26 January 2015

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) and the Department of Transport and Public Works are working together to improve transport safety through the Western Cape’s R Read More

Matriculants Encouraged to Apply for Premier's PAY Project Before End of January

22 January 2015

Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Seven Vehicles Impounded at Blossom Primary School in Athlone

22 January 2015

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

Just over One Million Learners in the Western Cape Start School Today

21 January 2015

Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Read More

Tips to stay cool and hydrated during the summer heat

21 January 2015

In response to the weather office’s warning of very hot weather for the next few weeks, the start of school athletics programmes and the harvest season being full swing, Western Cape Government Health is reminding people of the following guidelines... Read More

Free Access to Dias Museum on its 26th Birthday

21 January 2015

Bartolomeu Dias Museum was established on 3 February 1989 as a culmination of the 1988 Dias Festival. Read More

Minister Schäfer to Visit Blue Downs Primary School on First Day Of School

20 January 2015

It is that time of the year again, when thousands of learners go “back to school” in the Western Cape for the start of the 2015 school year. Read More

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