News and Speeches Archive

First 60 youths graduate from departments Youth Skills Transfer Programme

31 August 2015

Today (30 August 2015), the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz handed over graduation certificates to 60 young people from the West Coast Region who completed the Youth Skills Transfer (YST) Programme. Read More

Media Alert: Cape Town Museum to Be Housed In Historic Standard Bank Building

31 August 2015

Note to editors: Please note the change in time for launch tomorrow As Heritage Month begins, the brand new Cape Town Museum in Adderley Street will be announced by the Western Cape Government. Read More

Fourteen Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

31 August 2015

From 28 to 30 August 2015, Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 366 vehicles in 22 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape. Read More

New Cape Town Museum

31 August 2015

As Heritage Month begins, the brand new Cape Town Museum in Adderley Street will be launched by the Western Cape departments of Cultural Affairs and Sport, and T Read More

Zero Fatalities or Incidents In The Western Cape this Initiation Season

31 August 2015

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, has announced zero deaths and no hospitalizations for the initiation season in the Western Cape. Read More

Western Cape provides inputs on South Africa’s global climate change agenda

31 August 2015

Cape Town – Today, the Western Cape Government participated in a joint stakeholder engagement to gather inputs on South Africa’s international climate change position and attended by government, private sector and civil society groups. Read More

Minister Plato to host youth safety outreach in Imizamo Yethu

31 August 2015

Tomorrow, 1 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host a youth safety outreach on further educational and training opportunities in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay. Read More

Western Cape Provides Inputs on South Africa’s Global Climate Change Agenda

31 August 2015

Cape Town – Today, the Western Cape Government participated in a joint stakeholder engagement to gather inputs on South Africa’s international climate change position and attended by government, private sector and civil society groups. Read More

Traffic Authorities Issue Pay Day Weekend Warning

28 August 2015

Avoid the Pay Day Blues. Code Blue means a fatality in emergency medical services communications. End-of-the-month pay day weekends continue to show alarming levels of road crashes. Advice from traffic authorities: Read More

Mitchell’s Plain PNP workshop and Women’s Month safety outreach in Pelican Park

28 August 2015

This weekend, Saturday 29 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, hosts the PNP safety workshop in Mitchells Plain and Women’s Month safety outreach in Pelican Park. Read More

Road Infrastructure Development in Piketberg

28 August 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works is making good progress with a R352 million road rehabilitation project on the R399 between Piketberg and Velddrif. Read More

More Uncedo George Taxi Association Operating Licences Could Be Cancelled

28 August 2015

The Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) will hold a second round of hearings to consider the possible cancellation of up to 26 taxi operating licences in George. The action follows violent protests in the town on 19 August 2015 by... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais Congratulates Western Cape World Champions

27 August 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais congratulates Wayde van Niekerk for winning the men’s 400m Final at the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Beijing ye Read More

Cape Floral Heritage Celebrated

27 August 2015

Anton Bredell, the minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning in the Western Cape has welcomed the 2015 edition of the Cape Floral Kingdom Expo in Bredasdorp. Read More

Implementing the National Development Plan – A Province at Work

27 August 2015

The R1.43 billion allocated to the Drakenstein Municipality by the Western Cape Government for the 2015/16 financial year and further indicative amounts of R1.51 billion and R1.63 billion in the respective 2016/17 and 2017/18 financial years is a... Read More

Khuseleka One Stop Centre launched by Minister Albert Fritz

26 August 2015

As we continue to commemorate Women’s Month, the Department of Social Development (DSD) has launched the innovative Khuseleka One Stop Centre at our funded NGO partner, the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women & Children in Athlone. Read More

Khayelitsha Commission anniversary: WCG committed to implementation

26 August 2015

Khayelitsha Commission anniversary: WCG committed to implementation Read More

Spreading the message of Olympism in Van Wyksdorp

25 August 2015

As part of the “Road to Albertinia”, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Read More

Eden Drama Festival Showcases Local Talent in George

25 August 2015

On 22 August 2015, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Eden Drama Festival Showcase at the George Arts Theatre in George. Read More

Media Alert: Premier to hold Khayelitsha Commission anniversary briefing

25 August 2015

Premier to hold Khayelitsha Commission anniversary briefing Read More

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