News and Speeches Archive

Construction of Eerste River High School begins

30 June 2016

The construction of a new high school in Eerste River started today (30 June 2016). Once the project is complete in mid-2017, it will alleviate overcrowding at other schools in the vicinity. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Handover Title Deeds in Dromemmedaris, Paarl

30 June 2016

Today, 29 June 2016, Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela and the Executive Mayor of Drakenstein Municipality Mr. Conrad Poole will be handing over title deeds to the residents of Drommedaris community within the Drakenstein Municipality. Read More

EPWP skills training graduation ceremony in Ceres

30 June 2016

A total of 73 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries have successfully completed ten months of work on various EPWP programmes at the Witzenberg Municipality. Read More

Do not obscure vehicle number plates with bike racks

30 June 2016

Cycling enthusiasts driving to the two-day family cycling festival in Knysna on 2 and 3 July 2016 must ensure their number plates, vehicle lights, brake lights, and indicators are visible at all times. Read More

Historic District Six to receive new community health facility

29 June 2016

Joint Statement by Ministers Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and Mr Donald Grant Western Cape Ministry of Health and Western Cape Ministry of Transport and Public Works Read More

Olympic Roadshow Moves To Eden

28 June 2016

It was in the Olympic Spirit (ignited in Philadelphia on Youth Day) that the Olympic Roadshow along with the Olympic Torch made its way to the Eden District – the conclusion of the Roadshow coinciding with International Olympic Day on 23 June. Read More

Minister Plato to handover Safety Kiosk in Witzenberg

28 June 2016

Today, Tuesday 28 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand over a Safety Kiosk to the Witzenberg Municipality to be utilised in the ‘Op die berg’ and surrounding areas. Read More

FASfacts and Western Cape Government partner in the fight against FAS

28 June 2016

The Pregnant Women Mentoring Programme, run by Winelands-based NGO FASfacts, is working in partnership with the Western Cape Government to fight the spread of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) in communities at risk. Read More

Oral History Initiative rolls out in Bonteheuwel

28 June 2016

The community of Bonteheuwel in Cape Town celebrated their rich history through an Oral History Initiative on Tuesday 28 June 2016 at the Bonteheuwel Civic Centre. Read More

Cape Times Violated The Press Code, Press Council Panel Rules

28 June 2016

Cape Times Violated The Press Code, Press Council Panel Rules Read More

Twenty-one arrested for drinking and driving this weekend

27 June 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that three road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Roll out Oral History Initiative in Bonteheuwel

27 June 2016

Tomorrow, 28 June 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially roll out the Oral History Initiative in Bonteheuwel in the City of Cape Town. Read More

Visit to construction site of the District Six Community Health Centre

27 June 2016

On Wednesday, 29 June 2016,  Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Health and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will conduct an oversight visit to the site where the new R104 million District Six Community Health Centre... Read More

Toll fees hike for Chapman’s Peak Drive

27 June 2016

Toll fees on Chapman’s Peak Drive will increase to R21 for registered minibus taxi operators, R27 for motorcycles, and R42 for light motor vehicles with effect from 1 July 2016. Read More

Minister Plato to handover Safety Kiosk in Witzenberg

27 June 2016

Tomorrow, Tuesday 28 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand over a Safety Kiosk to the Witzenberg Municipality to be utilised in Read More

Generic Testing of Athletes Commences in Overberg District

27 June 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport (DCAS), in partnership with the Overberg Sport Council and the ETA College in George, has hosted its first official Generic Ma Read More

Minister Plato to handover Safety Kiosks in Kenilworth

27 June 2016

Today, Monday 27 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand over a Safety Kiosk to the City of Cape Town to be deployed in Kenilworth. Read More

Department cannot become a playground for politics

24 June 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has had a minor disruption of services at its Metro South Regional Office this morning due to a small group of protesters. Read More

Successful learner transport blitz in Bonnievale

22 June 2016

This morning (22 June 2016), the Department of Transport and Public Works clamped down on dodgy learner transport operators in Bonnievale. Read More

Minister Plato hosts Beaufort West PNP consultation

22 June 2016

This weekend, Friday 24 June 2016 and Saturday 25 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will host the Policing Needs and Priorities determination consultation sessions for the Worcester policing cluster. Read More

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