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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Plato takes Women’s Month safety outreach to Hout Bay

17 August 2015

Today, Monday 17 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month outreach events in Hout Bay. Read More

Western Cape Excels at National Govan Mbeki Housing Awards

17 August 2015

The Western Cape excelled at the 2015 National Govan Mbeki Awards held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on the evening of 13 August 2015, scooping four first prizes, two second prizes and two third prizes out of a total of 17... Read More

Twelve Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

17 August 2015

From 14 to 16 August 2015, Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 411 vehicles in 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape. Twelve road users died on the province’s roads this weekend. Read More

Media release: Premier to hold State of the Harbours briefing

17 August 2015

Tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 August 2015, Premier Helen Zille will brief the Western Cape fishing community on the ‘State of the Harbours’ in the Province. Read More

Oudtshoorn Intervention Update

17 August 2015

The National and Provincial government have agreed to intervene in the Oudtshoorn Local Municipality, in terms of section 139 (1) (b) of the Constitution as a corrective measure of last resort, to bring stability, good governance and service... Read More

Notice of Road Works on R27

17 August 2015

Road works will take place on the northbound and southbound carriageways of the R27 (West Coast Road) on both sides of the intersection with Blaauwberg Road on Tuesday and Wednesday, 18 to 19 August 2015. Please use alternative routes where... Read More

Dynamic Libraries at International Congress

17 August 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is supporting the 2015 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)  Read More

Phelophepa Health Care Train Welcomed in Western Cape

17 August 2015

Today, Minister Mbombo and Minister Grant welcomed the Phelophepa Health train to the Western Cape.   The train’s first stop is at De Doorns where it will be stationed until 21 August 2014. Read More

Western Cape Government Supports Beacon of Hope Train

17 August 2015

Joint Statement By Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Health and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Witness Protection needs Continued Attention

16 August 2015

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

Witness Protection needs Continued Attention

16 August 2015

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

Witness Protection needs Continued Attention

16 August 2015

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

The Old Harbour Museum Values Women Caregivers

14 August 2015

On 14 August 2015 the Old Harbour Museum held a celebration for the Caregivers from Lombardi Service Centre in Mount Pleasant and the Siyazama Service Centre in Zwelihle as a gesture of appreciation for how they take Read More

Minister Plato takes Women’s Month outreach programmes to Darling

14 August 2015

Today, Friday 14 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will continue the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month outreach events in Darling. Read More

Hout Bay vigilante killing condemned

14 August 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I condemn in the strongest possible terms the alleged vigilante killing which happened in Hout Bay last night. Read More

Minister Plato attends final day of Khayelitsha cluster PNP workshop

14 August 2015

Tomorrow, Saturday 15 August 2015, Minister Plato, will attend the final day of the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Khayelitsha police cluster. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais welcomes IFLA Congress to the Western Cape

14 August 2015

Sunday, 17 August 2015, marks the official opening of the World Library and Information Congress, hosted this year in Cape Town by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Read More

WCG achieves 100% in audit outcomes

13 August 2015

I am particularly pleased to announce that the Western Cape Government has once again returned an excellent set of audit results for the period 2014/2015 Read More

Safely Home Launches “It Won’t Kill You to Slow Down” Campaign

13 August 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works As part of Safely Home’s road safety calendar, an innovative campaign against the dangers of speeding on our roads has been launched during the month of August. Read More

Media Alert: Premier to open workshop on policing needs in Khayelitsha

13 August 2015

Tomorrow, 14 August 2015, Premier Helen Zille will open the Khayelitsha Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop. The workshop will result in a practical and implementable safety plan. In the case of this community, the plan will... Read More

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