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News and Speeches Archive

Upgrading of Airport Road from the N2 to Kranshoek

13 October 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works awarded a R76 million contract for the upgrading of the gravel section of Airport Road (District Road 1770) between the N2 and Kranshoek to a surfaced road to Entsha Henra. Read More

Driver and Pedestrian Awareness at Cape Town Station Taxi Rank

13 October 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works and key road safety agencies will host a driver and pedestrian awareness event at the Cape Town Station taxi rank from 10:00 to 13:00 on 14 October 2015. Read More

Special Needs Khayelitsha Family to Receive New Home from Minister Madikizela

13 October 2015

Today, 14 October 2015, Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over a house to Ms Nomapostile Ginyizembe and her disabled daughter, Dunyiswa Ginyizimbe in Khayelitsha. Read More

Twelve Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

12 October 2015

On 9 and 10 October 2015, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 1 750 vehicles in 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province. Read More

Inaugural Xhosa Colloquium held in the Western Cape

12 October 2015

On 10 October 2015, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Language Services Unit hosted the inaugural Xhosa Colloquium at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology Read More

Community Involvement Needed To Improve Mental Health Care In Western Cape

9 October 2015

World Mental Health Day Restoring the Dignity in Mental Health Read More

Minister Fritz to attend CYCC & Substance Abuse Treatment Centre Choir Festival

9 October 2015

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will address the Choir Festival to be hosted by the Department of Social Developments Child & Youth Care Centres (CYCCs) and substance abuse treatment facilities. Read More

Khayelitsha Community Soccer Teams to Receive Soccer Balls from Minister Marais

9 October 2015

On Sunday, 11 October 2015, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will handover soccer balls to teams participating in the Khayelitsha community club matches scheduled for the day. Read More

Minister Fritz to pledge support for the Caring4Girls campaign

9 October 2015

To mark the UN International Day of the Girl Child on Sunday the Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will pledge support for the Caring4Girls campaign in partnership with Dischem. Read More

Minister Plato hosts Nyanga cluster PNP consultation workshop

8 October 2015

Tomorrow, Friday 9 October 2015, Minister Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Nyanga police cluster. Read More

Crime Stats 2015 – Violent crime is highest where SAPS is most under-resourced

8 October 2015

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

Minister Plato to conduct safety oversight walkabout to Imizamo Yethu

7 October 2015

Today, Wednesday 7 October 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will conduct a safety oversight walkabout in the community of Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay. Read More

Digital substance abuse campaign goes live

7 October 2015

The Department of Social Development this weekend launches an innovative anti-substance abuse campaign, using online and social media platforms. We recognise the need to be present on the platforms young people frequent. Channels to be used include... Read More

Social Development Month: DSD services expanded by over 100% since 2009

7 October 2015

As we mark Social Development Month in October, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is proud to be playing a leading role in building a self-reliant society. Read More

Minister Fritz to attend Youth Skills Transfer Programme graduation

7 October 2015

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will address the second Youth Skills Transfer Programme (YSTP) graduation ceremony of 60 youth participants in Mossel Bay. Read More

Deputy Minister Cronin met EPWP beneficiaries at museums

7 October 2015

On 5 October 2015 Deputy Minister of Public Works, Jeremy Cronin, visited the Hout Bay and SA Sendinggestig Museums in the West Read More

International Day of Non-Violence: DSD strengthens support for victims

7 October 2015

With today marking International Day of Non-Violence, the Department of Social Development (DSD) is playing a leading role in supporting victims of violence and abuse. Read More

Media Alert: Premier and Minister Plato to present analysis of WC crime

7 October 2015

Premier and Minister Plato to present analysis of WC crime Read More

Free Rental Advice and Dispute Resolution Service Offered by WCape Government

6 October 2015

The Western Cape Government offers a free service to both tenants and landlords of the Western Cape in order to deal with rental related disputes. Read More

Minister Grant to Donate Used Car Seat to Imperial Car Seats at Blue Route Mall

6 October 2015

Today (6 October 2015), Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will donate a used car seat to the Im Read More

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