News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Minister Fritz launches Youth Café in George

21 April 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the provinces third Youth Café in George today (16 April 2015) . Minister Fritz was joined by Western Cape Minister of Finance, Dr. Ivan Meyer, and the Executive Mayor of George... Read More

New Vredenburg Library Encourages Youth to Read

21 April 2015

On Monday 20 April 2015, the Executive Mayor of Saldanha Bay Municipality, Ald. Read More

New minister for Cultural Affairs and Sport

21 April 2015

Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape It gives me great pleasure to announce that Ms Anroux Marais will fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Mr Theuns Botha as Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

DCAS invests R725 000 in West Coast Sport

21 April 2015

On 20 April 2015, Thabo Tutu, Director of Sport Promotion in the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), handed over R725 000 to the West Coast District Sport Council. Read More

Western Cape Education Department to expand competency based assessments

21 April 2015

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

Delegates from across Africa share Best Practices at Nursing Conference

21 April 2015

The Building Children’s Nursing for Africa conference will bring together nursing teams and experts from across South Africa and Africa to explore local, research-based solutions that will help improve quality and best practices in paediatric... Read More

Groundbreaking Homecare Programme Recognised as Health Innovation

20 April 2015

The simple act of breathing is difficult or impossible for some children. Read More

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Releases Weekend Report

20 April 2015

On 17 and 18 April 2015, 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 1 786 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Minister Schäfer concerned about the increase in burglary vandalism

20 April 2015

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Despite increased security measures, wherever possible, each school holiday, a small number of schools fall victim to incidents of burglary and vandalism. Read More

Please Be Patient While We Deal With Medication Shortages

20 April 2015

The Western Cape Government Department of Health is working hard in actively managing the current national shortage of medication on an ongoing basis daily, in the best interests and safety of our patients. Read More

SAPS management - Stability and Resources key in Policing Service Delivery

20 April 2015

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

International Day for Monuments and Sites Celebration on 18 April

17 April 2015

On 18 April 2015 the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) will celebrate its 50th anniversary on the Read More

Allegations against Western Cape Police Commissioner – Justice must prevail

17 April 2015

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

Stakeholders attend Provincial Biodiversity Strategy and Action Planning Session

16 April 2015

Cape Town – On Wednesday 11 March, 30 delegates from City of Cape Town, Western Cape Government, Local Municipalities and consultancies gathered for a strategy workshop on Biodiversity in the Western Cape. Read More

Violent Conflict in Westlake Results in the Shooting of Taxi Operators

16 April 2015

On Monday 13 April 2015 complaints surfaced of illegal taxi operators infiltrating routes in the Westlake area. Read More

Minister Schäfer urges parents to help curb latecoming

16 April 2015

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Latecoming is a challenge that many of our schools in the Western Cape face. Read More

Comeback of The Year Award - Schalk Burger

16 April 2015

Statement by Western Cape Minister Of Cultural Affairs And Sport, Theuns Botha Read More

DCAS supports the WP Sport Organisations with R2,8 million

16 April 2015

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Theuns Botha handed over close to R2,8 million to the Western Province Sport Council on Wednesday 15 April 2015 at the Athlone Stadium in Athlone. Read More

Youth and Rural Drama Talent in Oudtshoorn

16 April 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the inaugural Best of DCAS drama programme in Oudtshoorn at the Read More

DCAS Supports Fastest Team Sport in World: Ice Hockey World Championships

16 April 2015

Some of the world’s top ice hockey stars are in Cape Town to participate in the 2015 Ice Hockey World Championships Division II Group B tournament at Read More

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