News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Building a better future in Grabouw

25 November 2016

Ten Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)-National Youth Service programme participants are learning to build, and making a meaningful contribution to the community of Grabouw at the same time. 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

DCAS equips Cultural Councils at Capacity Workshops

25 November 2016

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has begun capacity-building workshops for the Cultural Councils registered with the Western Cape Cultural Commission. The Cultural Councils represent various communities who share a common cultural... Read More

Cardiac Partnership ensures Life-saving Surgery for 50 Patients

25 November 2016

Eleven-year-old Dale Martiens, from Delft, is able to run, exercise and live a relatively normal life after undergoing cardiac surgery at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital earlier this month.  Read More

Teen Rape Victim: Misleading Reports placing minor at risk

24 November 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) would like to correct misleading reports published in the Cape Times regarding government’s response after the alleged rape of a 13 year old minor. Read More

Travel safely during the festive season

24 November 2016

Looking after the safety of people who will be using long-distance public transport during the festive season is a high priority for the Department of Transport and Public Works. Read More

African Agribusinesses set to pitch for multi-billion rand investments

24 November 2016

Agribusinesses will pitch for multi-billion rand investments at the African Agri Investment Indaba in Cape Town next week. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the event is Africa’s largest agriculture investment gathering. Read More

THINK! Land Transport Safety Campaign in Bredasdorp

24 November 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) will be rolling out its THINK! Land Transport Safety Campaign in Bredasdorp on Friday, 25 November 2016. Read More

16 Days of Activism: Over R645 million in DSD support for women and children

24 November 2016

As we commemorate the beginning of the national 16 Days of Activism against Violence on Women and Children, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is proud to be leading the whole-of-society response to the abuse of women and... Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - ‘Speak Out – Silence to Strength’ this #16Days

24 November 2016

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety ‘Speak Out – Silence to Strength’ this #16DaysofActivism Date: 24 November 2016 Release: Immediate Read More

Western Cape tables 2017-2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

24 November 2016

Earlier today, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Dr Ivan Meyer tabled the Western Cape Government’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement commonly known as the “mini” budget. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

23 November 2016

22 November 2016  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  WC Drought Update Read More

Minister Meyer to deliver the Western Cape Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

23 November 2016

Minister Meyer to deliver the Western Cape Medium Term Budget Policy Statement and the 2016 Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Expenditure Read More

Stellenbosch Primary School to Receive Bicycles from Minister Marais

23 November 2016

Media Alert: Stellenbosch Primary School to Receive Bicycles from Global Cycle Team and Minister Marais Read More

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

23 November 2016

Today, Wednesday 23 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 Kewtown, Athlone. Read More

Hard Work And Dedication Shine At Winelands Drama Finale

22 November 2016

Drama groups from across the Cape Winelands took part in the finale of the Cape Winelands Drama Festival on Saturday 19 November 2016 at the Maranatha Christian Centre in Johnson Park, Worcester. Read More

Volunteer Applications for 2017 Year Beyond Programme Now Open

22 November 2016

Volunteer Applications for 2017 Year Beyond Programme Now Open Read More

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

22 November 2016

Today, 22 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 Kalkfontein, Kuilsriver. Read More

Global cycle team reveal in Western Cape

22 November 2016

Professional cycling team, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, will reveal its 2017 team and brand new kit in Cape Town this week. The multi-national squad, known around the world as ‘Africa’s Team’, arrived in the Western Cape at the weekend, ahead of... Read More

Opening of renovated administration buildings at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital

22 November 2016

Speech by Gavin Kode, Deputy Director General of Provincial Public Works Read More

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