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News and Speeches Archive

Media Statement: Premier holds annual Service Excellence Awards

9 September 2015

Premier holds annual Service Excellence Awards Read More

Chrysalis Academy – success shows in statistics and value in lives changed

9 September 2015

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

Human Settlements Shines at 2015 Provincial Public Service Excellence Awards

9 September 2015

Congratulations to some of the staff of the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements who scooped several awards at the 2015 Western Cape Public Excellence Awards, an annual event held this year on 8 September 2015 at the Old Mutual facility in... Read More

Media Alert: SA Homeless Street Soccer Team Bid Farewell By Minister Marais

9 September 2015

Tomorrow, 10 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais bids farewell to the team who will represent South Africa at the Annual Homeless Street Soccer Worl Read More

Minister visits Oudtshoorn

9 September 2015

Anton Bredell, Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning in the Western Cape paid a visit to Oudtshoorn today where he met with stakeholders and officials taking part in the intervention in the town. Bredell says... Read More

MEDIA ALERT: World FAS day Commemorated in Khayelitsha

8 September 2015

Media Alert Western Cape Ministry of Health World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day commemorated in Khayelitsha Date: 08 September 2016 Release date: immediate Read More

Gold for Team DCAS at 2015 Corporate Games

8 September 2015

The Annual Cape Town Corporate Games took place from the 3–5 September 2015. Ten sporting codes were played at various venues such as Grand West, Montague Sports Arena, Century City, Mowbray Golf Club and Bloemendal Estate. Read More

Mitchells Plain PNP – Continued investment towards Increasing Safety

8 September 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety The Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) determination workshop held for the Mitchells Plain cluster recently produced a draft safety plan aimed at tackling the local crime problems... Read More

Media Alert: Free high-speed internet at all Western Cape schools by end-2016

8 September 2015

Premier Helen Zille formally launched the Western Cape’s eLearning “Game-Changer” at the province’s Legislature building in Cape Town today (8 September 2015). Read More

Minister Marais wishes SA Street Soccer Team Well

8 September 2015

On Monday, 7 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais addressed the team who will be representing South Africa at the Annual Homeless Street Soccer World Read More

Apply For a Masakh'iSizwe Bursary Before 30 September 2015

7 September 2015

South African citizens wanting to study towards obtaining a qualification in the transport, engineering and built environment fields have until 30 September 2015 to apply for a Masakh’iSizwe bursary from the Western Cape Department Read More

Thirty-six Arrested for Drinking and Driving on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

7 September 2015

From 4 to 6 September 2015, Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 251 vehicles in 22 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape. Read More

The Department of Social Development calls for more safety parents

7 September 2015

The Department of Social Development is increasing its pool of safety parents in the province.Currently, there are 229 active safety parents providing this crucial service, however, the need is greater in some areas. Read More

China Classification Society offices launched by Minister Fritz

7 September 2015

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, delivered the keynote address at the launch of the China Classification Society’s (CCS) Cape Town offices, this past Friday. Read More

Media Alert: Premier to launch #eLearning Game Changer

7 September 2015

Premier to launch #eLearning game changer Read More

Storytelling and Reading in celebration of National Book Week

7 September 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s Language Services unit hosted a storytelling and reading programme on Friday, 4 September 2015.  The event took place at the Read More

National Commemoration Day – Honour, Respect, and Assist our SAPS

6 September 2015

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

Eden Drama Festival Showcase Ends on High Note

4 September 2015

On Saturday, 29 August 2015, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the final leg of the Eden Drama Festival Showcase at the Khayelethu Community hall in Knysna. Read More

Progress Update on R27 Road Works

4 September 2015

Road works will be taking place on the intersections of the R27 (West Coast Road) with Sandown/Tryall Road and Big Bay/ Berkshire Boulevard on Saturday, 5 September 2015. Detours will be set up to accommodate traffic on Sandown/Tryall Road... Read More

Road Upgrades between Vredendal and Koekenaap

4 September 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started to reseal the sections along the R27 and R363 between Vredendal and Koekenaap. The 33 km road project, valued at R32 million, is scheduled for completion in mid-2016. Read More

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