News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

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

Three fatalities on Western Cape roads

28 November 2016

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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