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News and Speeches Archive


Food garden competition to award Southern Cape residents

4 February 2015

Southern Cape residents who are taking the lead in food security will be awarded at the Food Garden Competition, hosted by the Western Cape Department of Agriculture. Read More

Minister Plato to conduct Youth Safety Walkabout in Tafelsig

4 February 2015

Tomorrow, Thursday 5 February 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, Social Development and Education, will conduct a youth safety walkabout in Tafelsig, Mitchells... Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Promotes Health and Fitness

3 February 2015

On Saturday, 31 January 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) provided support for the Lion of Africa Half Marathon which took place at the Cape Acade Read More

Media Alert: WC Cultural Affairs Awards 2015: “Celebrating our Colourful Cape”

3 February 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Theuns Botha, invites you to attend a highlight on the cultural affairs calendar, the annual Cultural Affairs Awards ceremony. This year we celebrate our colourful Cape with Katlego Maboe of... Read More

Killing of 5-year-old in Bredasdorp Condemned – Community must assist SAPS

3 February 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety It is with great sadness that I have learned of the murder of a five-year-old girl in Bredasdorp. Read More

Over 300 Speeding Offences Recorded This Weekend

2 February 2015

This weekend (30 and 31 January 2015), 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape. Read More

Fire & Flood Awareness Campaign Rollout to Vulnerable Communities

1 February 2015

Western Cape Disaster Management through the Department of Local Government has rolled - out its annual Fire and Flood Awareness Campaign across five - district municipalities (Cape Winelands, Eden, West Coast, Overberg and Central Karoo). Read More