News and Speeches Archive

Department to Welcome New Traffic Students

31 July 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works will be welcoming 30 trainees from across the Western Cape for a 12 month training course, starting on 3 August 2015, at the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell. Read More

Senior Citizens to be the Main Housing Recipients in Swellendam

31 July 2015

A number of senior citizens in Buffeljagsrivier, Swellendam will receive their new houses from the Provincial Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela on Monday, 3 August 2015. The 15 beneficiaries who will receive keys are all in their... Read More

Arrest of Andile Lili welcomed

30 July 2015

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

Library Service Celebrates 60 Years

30 July 2015

On Thursday, 20 July 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s Library Service celebrated 60 years of existence. Read More

New Temporary Community Day Centre in Mfuleni

29 July 2015

The new Mfuleni temporary community day centre (CDC), currently being built by the Department of Transport and Public Works, is scheduled for completion at the end of July 2015. Read More

Joy as Belhar Residents Receive Title Deed in Their Home from Minister

29 July 2015

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela today visited the home of 78 year old Mr Fuzile Mnweba and his wife Katrina to personally hand over their new title deed for their house. Read More

Andili Lili must be Disciplined after calls for Anarchy

29 July 2015

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

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Title Deeds in Belhar, Cape Town

29 July 2015

This morning 29 July 2015, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will be handing over title deeds to beneficiaries in Belhar, Cape Town as part of the Department’s strategic objective to empower vulnerable citizens through... Read More

Prof. Andre Odendaal Honoured for Long Service to Sport

28 July 2015

On Saturday, 25 July 2015 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation honoured Prof. Read More

Department to assist allegedly raped 7 year old girl

28 July 2015

The Western Cape Department of Social Development will make contact with the family of the 7 year-old Mitchells Plain girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by boys in her area. Read More

N2 attack – Stronger enforcement of the law is needed

28 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I strongly condemn the murder on the N2 of a South African Police Service (SAPS) officer this morning. Read More

Thirteen People Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

27 July 2015

Thirteen people died in crashes this weekend on Western Cape Roads. Read More

Minister Plato to hand over Safety Kiosk to Tygerberg Hospital

27 July 2015

Today, Monday 27 July 2015, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand over a Safety Kiosk to the Tygerberg Hospital in an effort to assist with both the Department of Health and the Department of Community Safety’s ongoing safety... Read More

Tygerberg Safety Kiosk – improving safety to enable effective health service del

27 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Today’s handover of a Safety Kiosk to the Tygerberg Hospital precinct will assist in the hospital’s ability to provide a safer environment for more efficient health service delivery. Read More

Minister Plato to hand over Safety Kiosk to Tygerberg Hospital

26 July 2015

On Monday, 27 July 2015, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand over a Safety Kiosk to the Tygerberg Hospital in an effort to assist with both the Department of Health and the Department of Community Safety’s ongoing safety... Read More

Stabilisation Unit Launch – Vision into action

24 July 2015

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

Minister Plato to conduct solidarity walkabouts with NHW in Atlantis and Parow

24 July 2015

This weekend Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue his solidarity walkabouts with various Neighbourhood Watches (NHWs) as they patrol their respective communities. Read More

Premier Zille and Mayor De Lille unveil historic plans for Manenberg

24 July 2015

The government has announced historic plans for upgrading and investment in Manenberg, with a view to urban transformation in the suburb as a whole. Manenberg has been identified as a priority area for upliftment by the Province and the City, given... Read More

Scholar Patrol Training for 27 West Coast Schools

23 July 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works will be training 12 and 13-year olds to be safety patrol officers at 27 primary schools on the West Coast. Read More

Every month should be savings month

23 July 2015

Recent increases in electricity, petrol prices and rates have seen a decrease in consumers’ disposable income and impact on servicing existing debt. Read More

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