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News and Speeches Archive

Capacitating newly elected municipal mayoral committee members of finance

22 November 2016

Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer together with senior officials from the Provincial Treasury met with newly elected Mayco members for Finance and mayors of Western Cape Municipalities with the aim of capacitating municipalities with the... Read More

UN World Day of Remembrance a reminder of the work that must still be done

21 November 2016

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

Financial modelling for Tafelberg site out for public comment

21 November 2016

Financial modelling has been released for public comment on the viability of social housing for a Sea Point property known as the Tafelberg site. Read More

Oral History Initiative To Be rolled Out In George By Minister Marais

21 November 2016

Tomorrow, 22 November 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially roll out the Oral History Initiative in George. Read More

Proposed 6% increase in motor vehicle licence fees

21 November 2016

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

Disability Awareness Month: MEC Fritz paints with quadriplegic mouth-painter

21 November 2016

As part of our ongoing commemoration of Disability Awareness Month, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, hosted an arts & craft session at the Sibongile Day & Night Centre, an ECD centre for children with... Read More

District Safety Plan to address road safety harms in Overberg

21 November 2016

The high level of road traffic crashes represents a major impediment to the socio-economic development of the Western Cape. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to launch 16 Days of Activism Campaign

21 November 2016

Today, 21 November 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch the Western Cape Department of Community Safety’s 16 Days of Activism Campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children in Heinz Park, Philippi. Read More

Renowned Mouth-Painting artist to host fun day in Khayelitsha with MEC Fritz

21 November 2016

Tomorrow, as part of our ongoing commemoration of Disability Awareness Month, the Western Cape MEC for Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a paint & arts fun day for 19 children with disabilities in Khayelitsha. Read More

Success for Emerging Contractors In N2 Gateway Housing Project, Cape Town

17 November 2016

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will visit some of the new homes constructed by five emerging contractors in the 389 unit Delft Infill Project in Cape Town.  Of the five contractor companies, two are headed by women. Read More

Multi-million rand investment into Western Cape tech’s sector

17 November 2016

French Tech Cape Town yesterday (16 November 2016) launched its business incubator at Cape Town. Part of an R11 million investment into the Western Cape, French Tech Labs is based in Century City and will offer a range of services to the local tech... Read More

Physically-Challenged Housing Recipients Celebrate In Bongolethu, Oudtshoorn

17 November 2016

Residents of Bongolethu, Oudtshoorn celebrated when receiving their long awaited homes from Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela on 15 November. Read More

Oversight visit to Kensington Old Age Home to be conducted by MEC Fritz

16 November 2016

Tomorrow, Western Cape MEC for Social Development, Albert Fritz, will conduct an oversight visit to the Kensington Old Age Home. This visit forms part of his ongoing monitoring and outreach to the elderly across the province. Read More

MEC Oversight Visit: New Frail Care facility opened at Kensington Old Age Home

16 November 2016

Today, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, conducted an oversight visit to the Kensington Old Age Home. The visit coincided with the launch of a new frail care facility. Read More

Transport Deputy Minister visits Gugulethu for transport Imbizo

16 November 2016

The Deputy Minister of Transport Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga will host a Transport Imbizo in Gugulethu on Friday, 18 November 2016.   Since rail is the most preferred mode of transport for communities in the province, one of the key focus areas of the... Read More

Clean Audits for Western Cape Government Departments

16 November 2016

Clean Audits for Western Cape Government Departments Read More

All-Girls Team Presents SAFA Trophy to Minister Marais

16 November 2016

Today, 16 November 2016, Minister Anroux Marais was presented with the SAFA Interprovincial Tournament trophy, by the Western Cape U19 all-girl soccer team. The team were recently crowned champions of the SAFA Interprovincial Tournament, held in... Read More

Dynamic Collaboration aims to Develop Songwriters in the province

16 November 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in collaboration with the Music Exchange, hosted a songwriting workshop in Stellenbosch from 11 to 13 November 2016. Read More

Overberg Drama Festival Finale Shows Off Talented Youth

15 November 2016

Talented Overberg youth showed off their acting and drama skills in the finale of the Overberg Drama Festival. Read More

Update on N2 roadworks

15 November 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with a R186 million project to rehabilitate a 7 km portion of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Rd and the R300, and to add a third lane in both directions. Read More

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