News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Two fatalities on Western Cape roads

5 December 2016

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations Read More

New Zwelethemba Secondary School reaches practical completion

5 December 2016

The new Zwelethemba Secondary School near Worcester will provide top-quality accommodation to 1 250 learners when it opens its doors in the 2017 academic year. Read More

Media Alert: Haven Night Shelter To Receive 150 Mattresses From Minister Marais

2 December 2016

MEDIA ALERT: THE HAVEN NIGHT SHELTER TO RECEIVE 150 MATTRESSES FROM MINISTER MARAIS On Monday, 5 December 2016, Minister Anroux Marais will donate 150 mattresses to the Haven Night Shelter. Read More

Media Alert: Anene Booysen Netball Court To Be Officially Opened

2 December 2016

MEDIA ALERT: ANENE BOOYSEN NETBALL COURT TO BE OFFICIALLY OPENED BY MINISTER MARAIS On Monday, 5 December 2016, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open the new netball court in Zwelitsha, Bredasdorp. Read More

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

2 December 2016

Today, Friday 2 December 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 The Range, Elsies River. Read More

Safely Home launches new hard-hitting “Ubuthakathi” campaign

2 December 2016

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

Rehabilitation between Porterville and Piketberg

1 December 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a project to rehabilitate the R44 between Porterville and Piketberg. This R170 million project is expected to have been completed in mid-2018. Read More

2016 Vote to Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Expenditure

1 December 2016

Speech by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works  Honourable Speaker and Deputy Speaker Honourable Premier and Cabinet Colleagues Honourable Leader of the Official Opposition Honourable Members of the WCPP Read More

The Future of Human Settlements - A Frank Conversation With Minister Madikizela

1 December 2016

The delivery of human settlements is challenging, contentious and complex. Read More

Mid-term budget allocations for drought relief; Project Khulisa initiatives

1 December 2016

Drought relief funding for emerging farmers and a boost to government’s apprenticeship progamme were two of the shifts announced in Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde’s mid-year budget speech. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

1 December 2016

1 December 2016  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  Coastal Provinces meet on tackling disasters New boats for NSRI handed over 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

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

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

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

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

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

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