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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Albert Fritz to attend launch of The Open Circle

5 March 2015

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will address the official opening of The Open Circle, a newly established Group Home for adults with intellectual disabilities. Read More

Public Works Commends Working on Fire Team

5 March 2015

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Minister Plato to host “Opportunities for Youth” outreach programme in Macassar

4 March 2015

Today, Wednesday 4 March 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will host awareness engagements in Macassar on the various youth safety partnerships available. Read More

Minister Fritz launches DSD Bredasdorp local office

4 March 2015

[The following is an extract of the keynote address delivered by Minister Albert Fritz at the Bredasdorp DSD local office launch on Wednesday 04 March 2015, in Bredasdorp. Photos are available on request.] Good morning ladies and gentlemen, Read More

Western Cape gets R26 million towards housing and doctors

4 March 2015

The Western Cape Government received an additional R26 million from national Treasury to spend on human settlements and health. Read More

Chrysalis Academy – Precautionary Evacuation, Property Undamaged

4 March 2015

On Tuesday, 3 March 2015, at 19:00 the Western Cape Department of Community safety evacuated staff and students at the Chrysalis Academy, as fires spread towards the Tokai area yesterday. Read More

Building Dreams with the Sports Trust Development Programme

3 March 2015

Cycling clubs from 12 schools and one development club from across the Western Cape took part in the handover of cycling kits and equipment to students on Friday 27 February 2015 at Scottsville High School. Read More

Media Alert: Interventions to Curb Road Deaths Over the Past Festive Season

3 March 2015

On 3 March 2015, Minister of Transport and Public Works Donald Grant and Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa will be briefing the media on the festive season’s joint enforcement and road safety efforts as well as the road death toll for that... Read More

Interventions Yield Record Low Road Deaths on Western Cape Roads

3 March 2015

The December 2014/January 2015 festive season has been one of commendable hard work by our Province and Municipal Traffic Services, Safely Home and all our road safety partners. Read More

Twenty-one Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

2 March 2015

On 27 and 28 February 2015, 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 472 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Chapman’s Peak Drive Closed until Further Notice

2 March 2015

The Chapman’s Peak Drive and Toll Plaza are closed until further notice. Travelling through the drive has become dangerous due to the fire that has been raging in the vicinity of Noordhoek. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to launch new DSD Bredasdorp local office

2 March 2015

Minister Albert Fritz will officially launch the new Department of Social Development local office in Bredasdorp, which will fall under the Cape Winelands Overberg Regional Office. Read More

Abduction Case: appeal for all parties to be responsible

2 March 2015

The Western Cape Department of Social Development has begun the long and complex reunification process of the 17 year old teenager with her biological parents. The teen is also keeping in contact with the father and family that raised her. Read More

Progress Report: Victoria Road Repair and Resurfacing

2 March 2015

Project Description C958.04: Repair and Resurfacing of Victoria Road (MR103) Km 2.1 to Km 4.75, Near Llandudno Construction Progress Read More

Western Cape Government establishes Land Reform Advisory Desk

2 March 2015

The Western Cape Government has established a Land Reform Advisory Desk to aid the speed of transformation in the province’s agricultural sector. Read More

Khayelitsha Protest: Everyone loses when Grievances turn Violent

1 March 2015

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