News and Speeches Archive

Notice of roadworks on the R27 West Coast Road

30 November 2016

Roadworks will be taking place on the southbound (citybound) carriageway of the R27 West Coast Road between 10:00 and 17:00 on Thursday 1 December 2016. Road markings and road studs will be installed between: Read More

Central Karoo Abuzz With Launch Of Sport Academy

30 November 2016

On Saturday 26 November 2016, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered by the Western Cape Provincial Sports Confederation and the Central Karoo Sports Council hosted the launch Read More

Sign Language Workshop A Hit At Paarl Hospital

30 November 2016

Increasing awareness around South African Sign Language and giving front line staff at the Paarl Hospital the skills to communicate with the Deaf community in Paarl was the aim of Read More

16 Days of Activism public awareness drive launched at Cape Town Station

29 November 2016

Today, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the department’s “SPEAK OUT – SILENCE TO STRENGTH” public awareness drive at the Cape Town Station (taxi rank deck) during morning rush hour. Read More

Eden Drama Festival Showcases Local Talent

29 November 2016

The Garden Route boasted plenty of local talent at the Eden Drama Festival finale in George on Saturday 26 November 2016. Read More

Good progress on R27 between Yzerfontein and Langebaan

29 November 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with resealing a 40 km length of the R27 between Yzerfontein and Langebaan. This R84 million project is expected to have been completed early in 2017. Read More

Madikizela To Hand Over Free Houses In Kingston Town, Paarl, Western Cape

29 November 2016

On 29 November 2016, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela along with Drakenstein Mayor Conrad Poole will hand over two houses at the Kingston Town development in Drakenstein in the Western Cape. Read More

Deadline for Comment on Alcohol Harms Reduction Green Paper Extended

29 November 2016

Deadline for Comment on Alcohol Harms Reduction Green Paper Extended Read More

Three fatalities on Western Cape roads

28 November 2016

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations Read More

Roll-out of Oral History Initiative Continues in George

28 November 2016

The  Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport for the Western Cape, Anroux Marais, officiated at the roll-out of the Oral History Initiative in George on Read More

MEC Fritz to continue older persons and Old Age Home oversight visits this weeke

28 November 2016

This Sunday, as part of his ongoing anti-older abuse oversight visits in the run up to the festive season, Western Cape MEC for Social Development, Albert Fritz, will conduct a visit to 300 seniors in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Madikizela Launches Affordable Housing Development In Paarl

28 November 2016

On 29 November 2016, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will launch the Mountain Ridge Estate development in Paarl. Read More

16 Days of Activism public awareness campaign to be hosted by MEC Fritz

28 November 2016

As part of our 16 Days of Activism Against Women & Child Abuse campaign, the Western Cape MEC for Social Development, Albert Fritz, will lead an awareness and public outreach initiative at the Cape Town Station during peak morning rush hour. Read More

Minister joins 300 Mitchells Plain older persons for Christmas party

28 November 2016

Today (27 November 2016), Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, continued his older persons oversight visits campaign, and joined just over 300 elderly residents at a Christmas Party in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - R100 000 reward to get cop killers behind bars

28 November 2016

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety R100 000 reward to get cop killers behind bars   Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Harare

28 November 2016

Today, Monday 28 November 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Western Cape Department of Community Safety’s 16 Days of Activism Campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children to Harare, Khayelitsha. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

28 November 2016

High Level Engagement at Cape Town Stadium  The Western Cape Provincial cabinet and provincial Heads of Department met with 26 executive mayors and 19 Municipal Managers from all over the Western Cape, at a high level engagement held in Cape Town... Read More

Rehabilitation of the R43 between Worcester and Wyzersdrift

25 November 2016

A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) contract to rehabilitate and resurface the R43 between Worcester and Wyzersdrift, including a section through Rawsonville, is approximately 50% complete. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days Campaign to Sir Lowry’s Pass Village

25 November 2016

Today, Friday 25 November 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Western Cape Department of Community Safety’s 16 Days of Activism Campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children to Sir Lowry’s Pass Village. Read More

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