News and Speeches Archive

#16DaysofActivism– Khayelitsha, Safety starts in Your Family

30 November 2015

Today, 30 November 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, joined by Western Cape Minister of Health, Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, the South African Police Service (SAPS), our s Read More

Scottsdene MOD Cluster Offers Youth Sporting Opportunities

30 November 2015

On Saturday, 28 November 2015, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais and Read More

Cape Shack Fires: DSD teams on the ground providing social relief

30 November 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, will visit the scene of the devastating fire in Masiphumelele, outside Cape Town. Read More

Media statement: Scottsdene school infrastructure handed over to community

30 November 2015

Scottsdene school infrastructure handed over to community Read More

Central Karoo District Honours Athletes Of Great Calibre At Sports Awards

30 November 2015

A ten year old Sportswoman of the Year, a world renowned rugby referee and good music to keep guests entertained: these were some of the highlights that the Central Karoo had to offer at the past weekend’s sports awards in Beaufort West. Read More

#PayDayBlues Weekend Claims Twenty Lives

30 November 2015

Nine pedestrians, six drivers and five passengers were among the road traffic fatalities reported on Western Cape roads during #PayDayBlues weekend. Four people were also arrested for various traffic violations. Read More

Media Alert: Official handover of new MOD facility to Scottsdene community

30 November 2015

Official handover of new MOD facility to Scottsdene community Read More

Community Safety: Best functioning Provincial Department in South Africa

29 November 2015

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

Best performance nationally: Audit Outcomes

27 November 2015

After the Auditor General of South Africa release the audit findings of various national and provincial departments, the Western Cape Government is proud to have achieved the best audit outcome in South Africa for the financial year 2014/2015. Read More

Minister Marais Raises Awareness on No Violence Against Women And Children

27 November 2015

Tomorrow, 28 November 2015, as part of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will engage on creating a society free of violence with the softball community at the... Read More

Boxing is Back Extravaganza in Khayelitsha on 27 November

27 November 2015

On Thursday 26 November the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, attended the press conference and weigh-in of boxers participating in the #BoxingisBack Extravaganza on 27 November 2015 at the OR Tambo Hall i Read More

Minister Fritz to attend Youth Skills Transfer Programme graduation

27 November 2015

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will address the fourth Youth Skills Transfer Programme (YSTP) graduation ceremony of 40 youth participants from the Cape Winelands region. Read More

Western Cape Cabinet To Request Disaster Classification

27 November 2015

The Western Cape Provincial cabinet will request its National counterparts to make a provincial disaster classification for the Western Cape. Read More

City Warns Vehicle Licence Disc Renewal Notices Still Not Being Sent

27 November 2015

Motorists whose vehicle licence discs expire on 30 November 2015 and are renewable by 22 December 2015 and those whose discs expire on 31 December 2015 and are renewable by 22 January 2016 will not be receiving renewal notices. Read more below: Read More

#16DaysofActivism– Atlantis, Safety starts in Your Family

27 November 2015

Today, 27 November 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, the South African Police Service (SAPS), our safety partners and community members will take a public stand against violence and abuse in Atlantis. Read More

Matric Rage Celebrations Not a Time to Act Irresponsibly

26 November 2015

Joint Statement By Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Western Cape cabinet to request disaster classification

26 November 2015

The Western Cape Provincial cabinet will request its National counterparts to make a provincial disaster classification for the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Marais Joins Minster Mbalula at Boxing Tournament Weigh-In

25 November 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has been instrumental in the promotion and profiling of boxing in the Western Cape. Read More

WP Rugby Team Joins Minister Marais In Monwabisi Beach Clean-Up

25 November 2015

On Tuesday evening, 24 November 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, accompanied by Western Province rugby players and members of the local community, emb Read More

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