News and Speeches Archive

Cape Gang Epidemic needs Immediate action, Not delayed Considerations

30 April 2015

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

Introduction of Child Restraint Regulations

30 April 2015

Statement by Department of Transport on the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000 (Gazette Number 38142) Read More

Traffic Authorities Issue Pay Day Weekend Warning

30 April 2015

Avoid the Pay Day Blues. Code Blue means a fatality in emergency medical services communications. Read More

Media Alert: Farmworkers to Compete in Provincial Sports Day

29 April 2015

On Saturday, 2 May 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will host the annual Western Cape Farmworkers’ Sports day in Swellendam. Read More

Learners Wow Audience at "Earth Moves"

29 April 2015

On Sunday, 26 April 2015, learners who participate in the MOD after-school programme, showcased their skills to a large audience at the Baxter theatre. Read More

National Archives Week 2015: Our Living Past

29 April 2015

The Western Cape Archives and Records Service will celebrate National Archives Week in the Western Cape from 11 to 15 May 2015. Read More

Twenty-five Arrested for Drinking and Driving

28 April 2015

From 24 until 27 April 2015, 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 589 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Seventeen (17) road traffic fatalities were reported on the province’s... Read More

Minister Plato takes Community Safety Outreach to Worcester

28 April 2015

Today, 28 April 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will continue with Safety Outreach engagements in Worcester, specifically aimed at the youth.   Read More

Minister Plato takes Community Safety outreach to Sir Lowry’s Pass and Worcester

24 April 2015

Over the next couple of days, 25 – 28 April 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will continue with Safety Outreach engagements specifically aimed at the youth. Read More

Fire season claims more lives

24 April 2015

The minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell wishes to express his condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of two firefighters that died in a helicopter accident yesterday.  Read More

Media Alert: DCAS has the Potential to Bring about Positive Change

24 April 2015

Statement by Anroux Marais, newly appointed Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Winners Announced at Provincial Housing Excellence Awards

24 April 2015

Winners for excellence in human settlements delivery have been announced at the  2015 Provincial Govan Mbeki Awards held at the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Milnerton, Cape Town on the evening of the 23 April. Read More

Listen to Minister Ivan Meyer on Radio Namakwaland

24 April 2015

Listen to Minister Ivan Meyer on Radio Namakwaland, speaking about the budget allocation for the Matzikama region and answering questions received from the listeners. Read More

Media Alert: New Minister for Cultural Affairs and Sport to be sworn in

23 April 2015

Anroux Marais to be sworn in as new Minister for Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

New Safety Partnership Launched – 40 Safety Kiosks towards Safer Communities

23 April 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I am excited to launch the new Safety Partnership between the Western Cape Government, City of Cape Town and safety stakeholders across the province. Read More

Red Cross unveils new 80-Bed Parents’ Accommodation Facility

23 April 2015

An upgraded and newly expanded facility was launched on 23 April 2015 at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital. The accommodation facility caters for parents from the rest of South Africa and the continent who need to keep a 24/7 vigil over... Read More

Listen to Minister Ivan Meyer on Radio Namakwaland

23 April 2015

Listen to Minister Ivan Meyer on Radio Namakwaland, speaking about the budget allocation for the Cederberg region and answering questions received from the listeners. Read More

Premier Zille, Minister Plato & Mayor De Lille Announce new Safety Partnership

22 April 2015

On Thursday, 23 April 2015, Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with City of Cape Town Mayor, Patricia De Lille, and other key safety stakeholders will unveil a major new Safety... Read More

Western Cape Government mourns the death of John "Shoes" Moshoeu

22 April 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is deeply saddened to hear that former Bafana Bafana midfielder John "Shoes" Moshoeu has passed away after a brave battle with cancer. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Deliver Keynote Address at Housing Awards Tonight

22 April 2015

Government funded excellence in the delivery of human settlements will be honoured at the 2015 Provincial Govan Mbeki Awards to be held at the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Milnerton, Cape Town this evening of the 23 April. Read More

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