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News and Speeches Archive

Road Construction at Various Intersections of R27

21 October 2015

The reinstatement of traffic signal detector loops will be taking place on various intersections along the R27 West Coast Road over the next two weeks. Possible disruptions in traffic flow can be expected. 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

Media Alert: New Stellenbosch Local History Exhibition to Be Opened By Minister

20 October 2015

Tomorrow, 21 October 2015, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially open the new exhibition, “Stellenbosch and its people” at the Stellenbosch Museum.   Read More

Wetlands under increasing threat

20 October 2015

Anton Bredell, the minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning in the Western Cape, has called on South Africans to use water wisely. Read More

Learner to Accompany Minister Peters to International Road Safety Conference

20 October 2015

Eriomene Rhodes, a Grade 11 learner from Saldanha, is one of nine lucky learners who will accompany National Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters to the 2nd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety in Brazil on 18 and 19 November 201 Read More

New Tarred Road between Gansbaai and Bredasdorp Opens

20 October 2015

On 20 October 2015, the Department of Transport and Public Works and the Cape Agulhas Municipality opened the R277 million tarred road between Gansbaai and Bredasdorp. Read More

Latest Suspected Metrorail Arson Attack Must Be Condemned

20 October 2015

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

Cape Winelands and Overberg in Great Spirits at Better Together Games

19 October 2015

Enthusiasm, excitement and confidence were the key elements to a successful day at the Better Together Games, this time with the Cape Winelands and the Overberg districts. Read More

Minister Fritz to attend Community Chest Capacity Building Training Graduation

19 October 2015

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will address the Capacity Building Training graduation ceremony hosted by the Community Chest. Read More

Athlete Intake at Eden District Sport Academy

19 October 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in partnership with the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (WCPSC) and the Eden District Sport Academy hosted t Read More

George Integrated Public Transport Network Project Makes a Difference

19 October 2015

The George Integrated Public Transport Network (GIPTN) has improved the lives of many bus drivers, who now form a key part of the Western Cape Government’s flagship public transport improvement project. Read More

Thirteen Road Traffic Fatalities on Western Cape Roads

19 October 2015

On 16 and 17 October 2015, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 1 859 vehicles in 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province. Thirteen road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Road Rehabilitation of Cogmanskloof between Ashton and Montagu

15 October 2015

Over a period of 36 months, the Department of Transport and Public Works will rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

Violent Conflict in Vrygrond Will Not Deter Law Enforcement

15 October 2015

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

SAPS suspensions – Stability on Ground needed for Safety Service Delivery

15 October 2015

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

DCAS partners with Northlink College

15 October 2015

On Wednesday 14 October 2015 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the Northlink College in a win-win approach that will underpin how the Western Read More

Official Launch of Go George Project

14 October 2015

On Friday, 16 October 2015, Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape, Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Charles Standers, Execu Read More

Minister Fritz pledges support on International Day of the Girl Child

13 October 2015

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, today donated sanitary packs and personal hygiene goods to the Caring4Girls campaign at the Canal Walk Dischem store, to mark the UN International Day of the Girl Child. Read More

Friendly Competition at the West Coast Better Together Games

13 October 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the 2015 West Coast Better Together Games on 9 Read More

Western Cape Ministers Lead from the Front in the WoW Challenge

13 October 2015

On Tuesday, 13 October 2015, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais and Minister of Health, Dr. Read More

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