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News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape residents' internet behaviour revealed

4 February 2016

4 February 2016 The average Western Cape resident spends more than 20% of their monthly income on connectivity. Read More

Rehabilitation of the R43 between Worcester and Wyzersdrift

4 February 2016

A Department of Transport and Public Works contract to rehabilitate Main Road 298 on the R43 between Worcester and Wyzersdrift, including a section through Rawsonville, is approximately 30% complete. Read More

Cultural Affairs Awards 2015/16: Minister Celebrates Colourful Culture

4 February 2016

On 3 February 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, delivered the keynote address at the annual provincial Cultural Affairs Awards ceremony in Paarl. Read More

Media Alert: Mossel Bay Dias Festival Officially Opened By Minister Marais

4 February 2016

Tomorrow, 5 February 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will officially open the Mossel Bay Dias Festival Read More

Eleven motorists arrested since Monday

4 February 2016

Provincial Traffic Services arrested eleven motorists this week, including seven in the Somerset West service area, for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Read More

Western Cape celebrates its diverse culture at annual Cultural Affairs Awards

4 February 2016

Entertainment by groups such as Die Nuwe Graskoue Trappers and the Little Giants Youth Group, singing, dancing, a rich cultural diversity showing through outfits and attitudes and an overall great atmosphere ensured the success of the momentus... Read More

Road safety education involving learners and schools

3 February 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works ran a road safety awareness event at the Noluthando School for the Deaf in Khayelitsha on 2 February 2016. Read More

Pensioners to Receive Title Deeds in Ebenezer, Vredendal

3 February 2016

Western Cape Human Settlement Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over 85 title deeds in Ebenezer, Vredendal on 04 February 2016. Thirty four (34) of the title deeds will be handed to pensioners, two of which are 85 years old. Read More

Search for three missing Kayamandi siblings continues

3 February 2016

Social workers from the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) are continuing the search for the three toddlers who went missing on Friday. Read More

DSD calls on SASSA to stop illegal social grant deductions!

2 February 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has requested the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to urgently investigate reports of unauthorized deductions of grants at the Mitchells Plain payout point. Read More

Four deaths on Western Cape roads

1 February 2016

Three pedestrians and one driver died over the weekend on Western Cape roads. Read More

2015/2016 Cultural Affairs Awards Ceremony Addressed By Minister Marais

1 February 2016

On Wednesday, 3 February 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the annual provincial Cultural Affairs Awards ceremony in Paarl. Read More

Western Cape Community Safety Act Regulations - Consultative sessions underway

1 February 2016

The Department of Community Safety will be hosting public consultation workshops across the province between today and 9 February 2016, on the Community Safety Act Regulations published on 11 December 2015. Read More

We Can All Contribute to Minimising the Risk of Cancer

1 February 2016

World Cancer Day is highlighted internationally on the 4 February annually. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a multi-faceted approach is needed to reduce the risk of cancer, which includes nutrition, physical activity and body... Read More

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