News and Speeches Archive

Minister Fritz addresses SA Congress for ECD conference

30 September 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, has addressed the South African Congress for Early Childhood Development (SACECD). Read More

Women of Worth Project - Mbombo and Global Fund announce new HIV/Aids Project

30 September 2016

Teenage pregnancy and HIV is on the rise with 19 percent of pregnant young women coming for antenatal bookings in the Mitchells Plain, Nyanga, Gugulethu, Manenberg, Heideveld, Crossroads, Hanover Park, Athlone areas testing positive for HIV between... Read More

Minister Plato hosts Wynberg cluster PNP consultation

30 September 2016

This morning, Friday 30 September 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will host Read More

Minister Meyer tables PERO and MERO

30 September 2016

“The Western Cape Economy will remain constrained over the short term. However, there are signs that the Western Cape Government’s Policy interventions are beginning to bear fruit”. Read More

WC Dam levels show marginal increases

30 September 2016

26 September 2016 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. WC Dam levels show marginal increases Western Cape dam levels continue to show only marginal increases. Read More

New N7 highway street lights improve safety and visibility

29 September 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works has installed street lighting on a 7 km stretch of the N7 highway between the Wingfield (N1) and Potsdam Interchanges, as well as on the ramps of the Bosmansdam and Refinery Intercha Read More

Minister Plato hosts Wynberg cluster PNP consultation

29 September 2016

Tomorrow, Friday 30 September 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will host the Read More

Advanced contractor training and mentoring programme begins

28 September 2016

Twenty Western Cape emerging construction contractor-owners have started participating in a three-year accredited training and mentoring programme offered by the Department of Transport and Public Works. Read More

Premier Proposes Renaming Athletics Stadium in Honour of Wayde van Niekerk

28 September 2016

Premier Proposes Renaming Athletics Stadium in Honour of Wayde van Niekerk Read More

Department warns against SASSA scammers

27 September 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) would like to remind grant recipients never to divulge their social grant details or pin numbers over the phone or email to anybody claiming to be from the South African Social Security Agency... Read More

Youth Café to link Mannenberg/Gugulethu youth

27 September 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, on Friday launched the province’s sixth Youth Café. Read More

2016 Govan Mbeki Awards Winners Announced

27 September 2016

The City of Cape Town, George and Breede Valley municipalities were among the big winners in the Western Cape Govan Mbeki Awards 2016 held on Friday, 23 September at Century City. Read More

Minister Plato to launch Bokmakierie Walking Bus initiative

27 September 2016

Today, Tuesday 27 September 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Bokmakierie. Read More

Road safety first during the Hermanus Whale Festival

27 September 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is appealing to motorists travelling to the upcoming Hermanus Whale Festival to drive responsibly. Read More

Rheumatic Heart Disease

27 September 2016

The Western Cape Government Health believes that primary prevention is key to maintaining good health. In creating awareness about specific health conditions and how to prevent them, the WCGH will contribute significantly to the wellbeing and health... Read More

Cervical Cancer: Early Detection is Vital for Successful Treatment

27 September 2016

Cervical cancer can often be successfully treated when it is detected early enough by means of a pap smear. Read More

Draft Bill proposing impounding of vehicles for serious traffic offences

27 September 2016

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

New Head of Nursing joins Red Cross Hospital

27 September 2016

Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital is delighted to welcome Mitzi Franken as the new Nursing Manager of the hospital. Franken joins the hospital from Mowbray Maternity Hospital where she worked as Assistant Manager: Neonatology for the past... Read More

Minister Plato and Minister Mbombo empowers Khayelitsha Neighbourhood Watch

26 September 2016

Today, Monday 26 September 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, and Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will hand over equipment and certificates in recognition of the first accredited Neighbourhood Watch (... Read More

Western Cape Government empowers NHWs via Alcohol Harms Reduction Game Changer

26 September 2016

Joint Media Release by Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato Western Read More

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