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News and Speeches Archive

Nine killed in road crashes on Western Cape roads over the weekend

22 February 2016

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services arrested 26 drivers for allegedly being under the influence of alcohol on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 February 2016. Read More

SAPS failures – Minister Plato supports Major-General Goss’ search for justice

22 February 2016

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I support Major-General Greg Goss’ search for justice since 2014 in the murder case of his son, Greg Goss Junior. Read More

MATTER OF FACT: Cape Argus social work story is misleading

22 February 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) would like to correct a totally misleading report in the Cape Argus (22-02-2016) titled, “On Cape Flats there’s one social worker for 30 000 kids”. Read More

Ministers Grant and Madikizela To Reveal Details On Conradie Exemplar Project

22 February 2016

On Monday, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will reveal details of the Western Cape Government’s game-changing Better Living Model Exemplar Project (BLMEP). Read More

Roadworks on the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Road and R300

19 February 2016

A R186 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate a 7 km portion of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Road and the R300 and to add a third lane in both directions began in January 2016. Read More

President Zuma’s #SONAreply promise – Specialised Drug and Gun units for SAPS

18 February 2016

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

Four DUI arrests on Western Cape roads since Monday

18 February 2016

Provincial Traffic Services arrested four motorists this week for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Read More

Two new primary schools in Plettenberg Bay

18 February 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works has handed over two new primary schools in Plettenberg Bay to the Western Cape Education Department. The R Read More

Green light for cyclists on Chapman's Peak Drive

18 February 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works will permit cyclists and pedestrians to start using the south side of Chapman’s Peak Drive again from 19 February 20 Read More

Sports Academies Receive R150 000 From Minister Marais

17 February 2016

Yesterday, 16 February 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais officially handed over a total of R150 000 to the Endurocad Sports Academy and the Rugby Performance Centre Academy in Stellenbosch and Riebeek West,... Read More

Western Cape Government Introduces First 1000 Days Campaign

17 February 2016

The provincial government’s First 1000 Days project was launched today by Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, and Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz. Read More

First Day Of Arts Week Indaba Kicks Off

17 February 2016

The Arts Week Indaba, held over a period of four days and hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), started on Wednesday 17 February 2016 at the Cape Town Lodge Hotel Read More

Western Government Introduces First 1000 Days Campaign

17 February 2016

The provincial government’s First 1000 Days project was launched today by Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, and Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo. Read More

Cheques Handed Over To Endurocad And RPC Academy In Support Of Sport

17 February 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) handed over a cheque of R100 000 to Endurocad, a South African Endurance Academy, and R50 000 to the Rugb Read More

Western Cape Government to Launch First 1000 Days Campaign

17 February 2016

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Read More

Public meeting with SASSA exposes illegal grant deductions as main problem

16 February 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, continues to call on the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to urgently stop all unauthorized deductions from social grant beneficiaries. Read More

Minister Plato and SAPS to conduct safety Outreach in Uitsig

16 February 2016

Today, 16 February 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, accompanied by the South African Police Service (SAPS) Western Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula, will conduct a safety outreach campaign... Read More

HPV Vaccination Campaign 2016 Starts Today

16 February 2016

Western Cape Government Health immunises all children free of charge.  These immunisations are in line with international guidelines, which aim to eradicate harmful illnesses that, if contracted can cause death.   Read More

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