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News and Speeches Archive

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

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 takes safety oversight and youth safety outreach to Clanwilliam

21 June 2016

Today, Tuesday 21 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will conduct various safety oversight and outreach activities in Clanwilliam. Read More

Second annual DSD Youth Excellence Awards addressed by MEC Fritz

21 June 2016

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, yesterday addressed more than 650 guests at the second annual Department of Social Development (DSD) Youth Excellence Awards. Read More

Official Opening of Nomzamo Community Day Centre

21 June 2016

Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister Read More

DCAS Drama Winners in kykNET Suidooster Soapie

20 June 2016

On 15 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais accompanied the three winners of the Read More

Youth Celebrate Words and Signs

20 June 2016

On 17 June 2016 the Language Service of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the National Library of South Africa to Celebrate Words and Signs as part of the DCAS Read More

DSD Youth Excellence Awards to be addressed by Minister Fritz

20 June 2016

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will address the Department of Social Development’s Youth Excellence Awards ceremony. The awards will see a celebration of youth from across the Western Cape who have excelled in areas of business, social enterprise... Read More

Expect delays when travelling to Snoek en Patatfees, Goedverwacht

20 June 2016

Motorists can expect delays when travelling to the Snoek en Patatfees to be held in Goedverwacht near Piketberg on 24 and 25 June 2016. Read More

Twenty-five arrested for drinking and driving over the weekend

20 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

Youth Day Celebrated Through Sport At Olympic Roadshow In Philadelphia

20 June 2016

The Olympic values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect were highlighted at the Olympic Roadshow hosted in celebration of Youth Day on Thursday 16 June 2016. Read More

Outcome of meeting with WC metered taxi council

20 June 2016

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Today (20 June 2016), senior officials and I met with representatives of the Western Cape metered taxi council. The meeting was convened to discuss the concerns of metered taxi... Read More

Minister Plato takes safety oversight and youth safety outreach to Clanwilliam

20 June 2016

Tomorrow, Tuesday 21 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will conduct various safety oversight and outreach activities in Clanwilliam. Read More

Exciting Youth Day Celebrations in Paarl East

20 June 2016

On Thursday, 16 June 2016, around 400 people from Paarl East were reminded of the significance of the events that took place 40 years ago on 16 June 1976. Read More

Youth Day celebrated in Riviersonderend

17 June 2016

Youth Day was celebrated in Riviersonderend with members of the community learning more about staying safe on the roads and the importance of staying away from drugs and crime. Read More

Minister Plato to handover two Safety Kiosks in Swellendam

17 June 2016

Today, Friday 17 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand a Safety Kiosk in Swellendam. Read More

Treasury creating opportunities for the youth

15 June 2016

While growing the economy and jobs is one of the main aims of the Western Cape Government it is similarly important that we create an able and skilled workforce. . Read More

Dräger gets green light for roll out from 1 August 2016

15 June 2016

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Delft Community Takes Ownership

15 June 2016

On 16 May, Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela handed over 100 title deeds to residents from the Delft community. Twenty-eight elderly recipients celebrated home ownership for the first time. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Celebrate Youth Day in Paarl

15 June 2016

Tomorrow, 16 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will celebrate National Youth Day with the community of Paarl.   Read More

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