News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Ministers to visit set of popular local soapie Suidooster

18 August 2016

Tomorrow, 19 August 2016, Western Cape Ministers of Transport and Public Works and Health, Mr Donald Grant and Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be visiting Read More

First Patient moved into New ICU

18 August 2016

Three-week-old Sha-annoor Abul, from Darling, was the very first patient welcomed to the new Medical Wing of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital after ICU staff started moving the patients from the... Read More

Western Cape students win bursaries

18 August 2016

With a key emphasis on quality education and skills development, the Western Cape Provincial Treasury and the Education Department has partnered with the provinces’ official banking partner, Nedbank to offer bursaries to 15 students.  Read More

Enhanced Safety measures for Health Staff

17 August 2016

Today (15 August 2016), the Western Cape Health Department launched Operation Khuseleka, a staff safety initiative. Read More

Oral History Celebrated In Beaufort West

17 August 2016

Beaufort West has a unique history. It is a town of many firsts: it is the oldest South African municipality, the birthplace of world-renowned heart surgeon, Dr Chris Barnard, the first motel was started in 1852 and so the list goes on. Read More

Taxi drivers receive defensive driving certificates

17 August 2016

Today, 17 August 2016, 13 taxi drivers who successfully completed accredited defensive driving training received certificates of competence at a ceremony held in Bellville. Read More

Montagu Museum Celebrates Inspiring Women Of Montagu

17 August 2016

With bottomless cups of tea and coffee, great weather and everyone enjoying delicious cakes and sweet treats, women from throughout the Montagu area could enjoy a wonderfully relaxed day at the Women’s Day Tea Garden Programme – presented by the... Read More

Western Cape Department of Human Settlements Youth Brigade Programme Graduation

16 August 2016

On Tuesday, 16 August 2016 the WCG Department of Human Settlements Youth Brigade Programme Candidates will be graduating in Mfuleni. The Provincial Minister of Human Settlements, Mr Bonginkosi Madikizela will be handing over certificates to the... Read More

Top Women in Agriculture Announced

16 August 2016

The Western Cape’s top women in agriculture have been announced. Read More

JSE Opening shows Cape Town is open for business

16 August 2016

The opening of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s Cape Town office sends a strong message to the world that the Western Cape and Cape Town is open for business. Read More

Blind 68 Year Old Pensioner to Receive House From Madikizela

16 August 2016

Blind 68 year old Mr George Saliti will tomorrow receive his new home from Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madkizela in the Thembelihle Housing Project in Pelican Park, Cape Town. Read More

Worcester Museum Celebrates Women’s Day

16 August 2016

On Tuesday, 9 August 2016, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), presented a Women’s Day programme in collaboration with the Worcester Museum and the ROCSA Women’s g Read More

Fourteen arrested for drinking and driving this weekend

15 August 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that three road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

DCAS introduces new Geographical Names Committee

15 August 2016

On Thursday 11 August 2016, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) introduced the newly appointed Western Cape Provincial Geographical Na Read More

Minister Plato condemns DoJ’s criminal charges threat against SAPS cluster head

15 August 2016

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

Women’s Month traffic safety activity in Brackenfell

12 August 2016

Women traffic officers from Brackenfell Traffic Centre are committed to making their contribution to road safety and to public safety more generally. Read More

Construction of Pineview Primary School is nearing completion

12 August 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works has completed Phase 1 of a project to replace the old Pineview Primary School in Grabouw. Read More

Minister Plato hosts Cape Town cluster PNP consultation

12 August 2016

Today, Friday 12 August 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will host the Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) determination consultation sessions for the Cape Town policing cluster. Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements HOD to Speak On: Western Cape Open For Business

12 August 2016

Western Cape Human Settlements Head of Department Mr Thando Mguli will speak on behalf of the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements at the CBN Stakeholders Engagement Forum at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on the topic... Read More

Premier Zille Submits Complaint on Press Council Handling of Cape Times Matter

11 August 2016

Premier Zille Submits Complaint on Press Council Handling of Cape Times Matter Read More

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