News and Speeches Archive

Preparing for Electricity Challenges

29 May 2015

The National Disaster Management Centre together with Eskom has been asking provinces to develop contingency plans for a range of electricity related emergencies ranging from a severe system constraint to a national blackout. Read More

Chapman’s Peak Drive Closed until Further Notice

29 May 2015

The Chapman’s Peak Drive and Toll Plaza have been closed until further notice as travelling through the drive has become dangerous due to inclement weather conditions. Read More

WC SAPS needs more resources, return of Specialised Units and Reservists

28 May 2015

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

Tygerberg Hospital Doctor Performs Successful Skin Culture Transplant

27 May 2015

In another bold and innovative breakthrough, the Western Cape Government Health can proudly announce a ground-breaking technique by a team of doctors at Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University as they performed the world’s first successful... Read More

Safely Home and Vodacom Join Forces to Highlight Dangers of Distracted Driving

27 May 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Mr Alberts Breed, Managing Executive Vodacom Western Cape Read More

Minister Fritz conducts Child Protection Month door-to-door campaign

27 May 2015

To commemorate International Missing Children’s Day and as part of the Western Cape Department of Social Development ongoing Child Protection Month awareness initiatives, Minister Albert Fritz today conducted a door-to-door in Beacon Valley,... Read More

Minister Grant Condemns Vicious Attack on On-Duty Provincial Traffic Officer

26 May 2015

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

Chapman’s Peak Drive Closed until Further Notice

26 May 2015

The Chapman’s Peak Drive and Toll Plaza have been closed until further notice. Travelling through the drive has become dangerous due to bad weather conditions. Read More

Premier Zille to Attend Road Safety Workshop

26 May 2015

Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape will attend the eighth Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and Safely Home Road Safety Workshop on 27 May 2015 at the Red Cross Chil Read More

Launch of New Safe Schools Traffic Lights in Khayelitsha

26 May 2015

On 27 May 2015, Childsafe South Africa and the Department of Transport and Public Works will be launching new traffic lights in Japhta Masemola Road (old Lansdowne Road Read More

Minister Mbombo opens Victoria Hospital’s refurbished Forensic Unit

26 May 2015

Minister Mbombo opened Victoria Hospital’s refurbished Clinical Forensic Unit Monday, 25 May 2015 Read More

General Phiyega must reveal how many of 7000 officers leaving SAPS are in the WC

26 May 2015

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

Learners Enjoy New Travelling Toy Exhibition

25 May 2015

On Friday, 22 May, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Read More

Media Alert: DCAS Congratulates Afrikaans Novel Winner Dan Sleigh

25 May 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) congratulates Dan Sleigh on his latest achievement. He is the winner of the 2015 Groot Afrikaanse Romanwedstryd (“Great Afrikaans Novel Competition”). Read More

R3.8 Million Worth of Dagga Found in Weekend Traffic Operations

25 May 2015

From 22 to 24 May 2015, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 386 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to conduct Child Protection Awareness door-to-door campaig

22 May 2015

On Monday, 25 May 2015, the Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, will conduct a door-to-door campaign in Mitchells Plain to raise awareness on child protection issues. Read More

Minister Fritz addresses Child Protection Awareness Session

22 May 2015

Good morning ladies and gentlemen, Read More

DCAS Stimulates Our African Heritage On 25 May 2015

21 May 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport with the support of various partners will be celebrating Africa Day across the Western Cape.  Africa Day takes pla Read More

Minister Meyer announces appointment of Aziz Hardien as Deputy Director-General

21 May 2015

Western Cape Minister of Finance, Dr Ivan Meyer yesterday announced the appointment of Aziz Hardien as Deputy Director-General: Governance and Asset Management in the Western Cape Provincial Treasury where he will lead the team responsible for... Read More

NUM Representatives Engaged in Good Faith

21 May 2015

Statement by Jacqui Gooch, Head: Department of Transport and Public Works Read More

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