News and Speeches Archive

Minister Mbombo Opens New Mfuleni Temporary Community Day Centre

29 July 2016

The new Mfuleni Temporary Community Day Centre is a model of sustainable design for temporary buildings. Read More

Official Opening of the Khayelitsha Eastern Substructure Office

29 July 2016

On Wednesday 27 July 2016, Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, and Western Cape Minister of Transport & Public Works, Donald Grant, participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the Khayelitsha Eastern... Read More

Reintroduction of evidentiary breath alcohol testing

29 July 2016

The prosecution of people accused of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol will become effective and quicker once evidentiary breath alcohol testing (EBAT) is reintroduced on 1 August 2016. Read More

Financial Model Required to Test Tafelberg Housing Viability, Cabinet Resolves

29 July 2016

Financial Model Required to Test Tafelberg Housing Viability, Cabinet Resolves Read More

High schools to compete in provincial road safety education competitions

29 July 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works will be hosting the annual provincial Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) and Road Safety Debate competitions at the Read More

Media Alert: KungFu Master MJ Li Officially Congratulated by Minister Marais

29 July 2016

On Monday, 1 August 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially congratulate Muhammad Junaid Chafeker, better known as MJ Li for his exceptional results achieved at the 2016 Legends of Kung Fu Worl Read More

Young Aspiring Sailors from the Western Cape to Compete in Regatta in China

29 July 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) along with Sailing South Africa Western Cape, are sending six junior sailors to compete in the Read More

Reseal of R27 (24 km) and M19 (9 km) near Melkbosstrand

29 July 2016

Notice of postponement of roadworks The works currently taking place on the R27 and M19 will be temporarily suspended during August 2016 to comply with contract stipulations regarding seal during the winter months. Read More

Senior Belhar Residents of Cape Town To Receive Title Deeds

28 July 2016

The Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will be handing over 73 title deeds to residents from the Belhar community on Friday, 29 July 2016. Read More

Simon’s Town Naval Base robbery – Minister Plato welcomes arrests

28 July 2016

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I welcome the swift arrests of suspects involved in the robbery which has occurred at the Simon’s Town Naval Base over the weekend together with the recovery of some of the stolen... Read More

Minister Madikizela To Handover 34 Hostels in Bergrivier Municipality

27 July 2016

On Thursday, 28 July 2016 Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially hand-over 34 hostels at St. Helena Street, Veldrift in the Bergrivier Municipality. Read More

There Is No Health Without Mental Health

27 July 2016

Sharon Potjies (51) knows all too well what can happen when you try to forget dramatic events without seeking treatment to work through them. Read More

Go George service compromised due to drivers’ strike

27 July 2016

George Link has informed the George Municipality of a planned strike by GO GEORGE bus drivers from 2:30 pm on Thursday, 28 July 2016, until further notice. Read More

Official opening of the Khayelitsha Eastern Substructure Office

27 July 2016

Today (27 July 2016), Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Health participated in a ribbon-cutt Read More

Minister Plato launches Scottsdene Walking Bus initiative

27 July 2016

Tomorrow, Thursday 28 July 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety is launching a new Walking Bus initiative in Scottsdene. Read More

Simon’s Town Naval Base robbery – more guns now in the hands of gangs

27 July 2016

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

Visiting Rutgers Professor joins Minister Fritz on oversight visits

26 July 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today conducted oversight visits to old age homes and the Rocklands Youth Café in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Minister Fritz to address International Resilience Conference

26 July 2016

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will address the International Resilience Conference to be held at the Cornerstone Institute. Read More

Official opening of the Khayelitsha Eastern Substructure Office

26 July 2016

On 27 July 2016, Donald Grant, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works and Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Read More

Over 1000 sanitary pads donated as part of ongoing Social Makeover Project

26 July 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) donated over 1067 sanitary pads to the University of the Western Cape’s SRC, as part of the ongoing Social Makeover Project (SMP). Read More

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