News and Speeches Archive

Verification of Details for Motor Vehicle or Driving Licence Transactions

30 October 2015

As of 1 November 2015, motorists will be required to verify all personal and address particulars with any motor vehicle or driving licence transaction. Read More

R27 Construction Update

30 October 2015

Road works will be taking place on the intersections of the R27 (West Coast Road) with Tryall/Sandown West Road and with Sandown East/West Road between 22:00 and 5:00 on Friday, 30 October 2015 due to asphalt surfacing works required. Read More

Thirty-five Learners Crammed inside Toyota Quantum at Transport Operation

29 October 2015

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

Coaching Workshops to Bridge Gaps in Sports

29 October 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in conjunction with the Western Cape Sports Academy (WECSA) hosted a coaching workshop at the Mowbray Protea Hotel on Saturday 24 October 2 Read More

Most Fires recorded in 17 Years

29 October 2015

The Western Cape’s biodiverisity agency CapeNature has recorded a total of 153 fires in its latest financial year. This is the highest number of fires experienced in the province in 17 years.  Read More

Learners Educated at Museum for Marine Month

29 October 2015

Simon's Town Museum is once again busy with exciting programmes for "Marine Month", which aims to give primary school learners interesting facts and information about marine animals in False Bay and also on the importance of caring for the en Read More

Minister Plato hosts Eden cluster PNP consultation workshop

29 October 2015

Today, Thursday 29 October 2015, Minister Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Eden police cluster in George. Read More

Minister Plato hosts Eden cluster PNP consultation workshop

28 October 2015

Tomorrow, Thursday 29 October 2015, Minister Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Eden police cluster in George. Read More

Police Officer killed – R50 000 reward for information still stands

28 October 2015

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

Another Clean Audit in 2014/15 – WCDLG Annual Report

27 October 2015

The Department of Local Government in the Western Cape tabled yet another Annual Report with a Clean Audit opinion before the Standing Committee on Local Government this morning. Read More

New Sporting Facilities to Be Handed Over by Minister Marais

26 October 2015

Tomorrow, 26 October 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially hand over two new sporting facilities to the communities of Ashton and Bonnievale in the Langeberg Municipality. Read More

Media statement: SAPS handling of student protests to be probed

26 October 2015

SAPS handling of student protests to be probed, Police Ombudsman confirms Read More

Fourteen Road Traffic Fatalities on Western Cape Roads

26 October 2015

On 23 and 24 October 2015, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 418 vehicles in 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province. Read More

Metro Better Together Games End 2015 Games on a High Note

26 October 2015

New mascots, great team spirit, excitement and a good attitude – this was the winning recipe for the Metropole Better Together Games last week, the last games for the year. Read More

Minister Plato hosts Da Gamaskop cluster PNP consultation workshop

26 October 2015

Tomorrow, Tuesday 27 October 2015, Minister Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Da Gamaskop police cluster in Mossel Bay. Read More

Breast Cancer the leading cause of death among women

26 October 2015

STATEMENT BY DR NOMAFRENCH MBOMBO   WESTERN CAPE MINISTRY OF HEALTH Read More

Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, on visa law changes

23 October 2015

I welcome the news that the National Government has revised its onerous visa regulations. Read More

Upgraded and Expanded Intensive Care Unit to provide Life-saving Treatment

21 October 2015

With a dire shortage of Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds in South Africa, a R100 million-plus expansion and upgrade of the Paediatric ICU (PICU) at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital will significantly improve intensive care... Read More

DCAS Launches New Web Map

21 October 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is the first department of the Western Cape government to launch a brand new web map of its public facing facilities on the World Wide Web. Read More

WC Police criminality– increased compliance results in fewer rotten apples

21 October 2015

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

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