News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape Provincial Treasury honoured for receiving clean audit

9 April 2015

The Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA), Mr Kimi Makwetu, last week honoured the Western Cape Provincial Treasury for receiving clean audits for the 2013/14 financial year. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Helen Zille to launch 2015 pay project

9 April 2015

Tomorrow, Friday 10 April 2015, Premier Helen Zille will officially launch the 2015 Premier’s Advancement of Youth (PAY) Project. Read More

Sailing ties between Cape Town and Qingdao are strengthened

8 April 2015

Agreements to promote sailing in Cape Town and Qingdao were signed by South African Sailing Western Cape (SASWC), the Qingdao Municipal Sport Bureau and the Qingdao Administration for Sailing Sport on 7 April 2015. Read More

Launch of a Women Only Substance Abuse treatment centre

8 April 2015

Kensington Treatment Centre (KTC) in Maitland provides an in-patient treatment programme for service users who have a substance abuse problem. The centre was established in July 2009 through a partnership between the Dept. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to launch George Youth Café

8 April 2015

Minister Albert Fritz will launch the departments third Youth Café in George. Read More

Twenty-three Road Users Killed during Easter Weekend

7 April 2015

Between 2 and 5 April 2015, 21 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 380 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Sailing Success at the Southern Charter Grand Slam

7 April 2015

Young sailors from the Shandong Province in China took part in the final day of the Southern Charter Grand Slam at the False Bay Yacht club, Simons Town, on 6 April. Read More

Repairs to R27 between Milnerton and Melkbosstrand

7 April 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works started with the patching and resurfacing of the R27 (TR 77) section 1 from Milnerton to Melkbosstrand. The project is set to be completed in early 2016. Read More

Shandong Sailors in Cape Town for Regattas

2 April 2015

It all started a few years ago when a small delegation from the Western Cape visited Shandong in China and signed a Province-to-Province sister relationship between the Western Cape and Shandong. Read More

Media Alert: DCAS funds Eden and Central Karoo

2 April 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be handing over annual funding to five regional sport councils at a series of events during April 2015. Read More

Media Alert: DCAS Youth and Rural Drama at KKNK

2 April 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is proud to present the Best of DCAS Youth and Rural Drama to be hosted at the Read More

Operation “Zero” Launched Ahead of Busy Easter Period

2 April 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Each year, both the Easter and the December Festive Season brings with them high traffic volumes of people travelling in and out of the province to their various destinations. Read More

Easter Comes Early to Red Cross Children’s Hospital

2 April 2015

The Easter Bunny took time out from his very busy schedule ahead of Easter to hop in for a special stop at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital on 2 April 2015 during the hospital’s annual Easter parade. Read More

Free Vehicle Fitness Checks for Public Transport Operators

1 April 2015

Traffic law enforcement officers at the Department of Transport and Public Works will offer vehicle fitness checks to public transport operators in the Western Cape on 2 April 2015, from 18:00 to 02:00, at Sonstraal near the Hu Read More

Launch of Operation “Zero” Easter Enforcement Plan

1 April 2015

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Safely Home and the Department’s Read More

DoCS HOD, Dr Gilbert Lawrence, receives AGSA Lifetime Achievement

1 April 2015

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

First term ends for schools in Western Cape

1 April 2015

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

Average Speed Enforcement System Extended Ahead of Busy Easter Weekend

1 April 2015

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

Launch of a Women Only Substance Abuse Treatment Centre

1 April 2015

MEDIA STATEMENT WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Date: 01 April 2015 Launch of a Women Only Substance Abuse treatment centre. Read More

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