News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to launch Paarl East Walking Bus initiative

25 October 2016

Today, Tuesday 25 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Chicago, Paarl East. Read More

Employment conditions in SA wine industry

25 October 2016

Minister Alan Winde has taken note of a documentary produced by a Danish filmmaker regarding employment conditions in the South African wine industry. Read More

Awareness Crucial in Fighting Breast Cancer

24 October 2016

One in 18 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer but if detected early, the chances of effective treatment is so much greater. Read More

Two motorcyclists killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

24 October 2016

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

Nurses Honoured at the Annual Cecilia Makiwane Recognition Award

24 October 2016

Through perseverance, dedication and innovation, Vyjayanthimala van Heerden was last night, (Friday 21 October 2016), honoured for her selfless dedication to the nursing profession by being awarded the Western Cape Cecilia Makiwane Nurse’s... Read More

Temporary closure on N1 between Jip De Jager and Durban Road

24 October 2016

The N1 between Jip De Jager and Durban Road will be closed from 4pm on 29 October until 6am on 30 October 2016. Read More

FAQ's 2016 Supplementary Immunisation Campaign

21 October 2016

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Read More

Annual Report 2015/16 - DSD improves services and receives third clean audit

21 October 2016

Today, 21 October 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, tabled the department’s annual report for the 2015/16 financial year. Read More

Update: Substance Abuse Awareness Campaign

21 October 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is encouraged at the rising levels of engagement with our awareness campaign on social media and the mobi site. In total our substance abuse posts on Facebook have had 23 296 “engagements” in... Read More

Western Cape Health receives first clean finance audit outcome in South Africa

20 October 2016

Today, 20 October 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo tabled the Western Cape Department’s Annual report for the 2015/16 financial year. Read More

Western Cape Provincial Treasury presents Revenue Management Master Class

20 October 2016

The Western Cape Provincial Treasury and the Stellenbosch Executive Development will be hosting a Revenue Management Master Class (RMMC) on 7 and 8 November 2016, facilitated by the University of Stellenbosch Executive Development and School of... Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Nyanga cluster PNP consultation

20 October 2016

This weekend, Friday 21 October 2016 to Saturday 22 October 2016, the Western Cape Department of Community Safety will host the Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) determination consultation sessions for the Nyanga policing cluster. Read More

Good progress on new Tulbagh primary school

19 October 2016

The construction of a new primary school in Tulbagh is progressing well. Construction started in July 2015 and is expected to reach practical completion in December this year. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to launch Retreat Walking Bus initiative

19 October 2016

Tomorrow, Thursday 20 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Retreat. Read More

5 year-old murder: DSD welcomes life sentence

19 October 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) welcomes the life sentence handed down to Bongani Dlamini in the Western Cape High Court today. Dlamini had been found guilty of the brutal murder of 5 year-old girl, Anovuyo Ndamase, from... Read More

Speedsters stopped in their tracks

19 October 2016

Speeding drivers risk killing themselves and are a danger to other road users. This awareness was firmly in the minds of traffic officers from the Mossel Bay Provincial Traffic Centre who apprehended two speedsters in the space of two days. Read More

Western Cape Library Service supports LIASA Conference

19 October 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport supported the 17th  Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) Conference that took place from 10 to14 October 2016 at the Durban International Convention Centre.  The theme Read More

Worcester Rotary and Breede Valley Health Staff Takes on Avian Park

19 October 2016

‘Even though I have to sit outside and wait for a bit, it is still easier than walking to the clinic, especially for vaccinations!’ said one of the moms that attended the health day. Read More

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