News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Focus on learner transport road safety

13 January 2016

Traffic law enforcement learner transport operations by the Department of Transport and Public Works have commenced across the Western Cape. Read More

Firefighters battling huge fires

13 January 2016

Extreme weather conditions have contributed to huge fires across the Western Cape over the past ten days. Firefighting entities are working hard to bring the various fires under control. Read More

2016 Health Resolutions: Building a healthier Western Cape

13 January 2016

WESTERN CAPE MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2016 2016 Health Resolutions: Building a healthier Western Cape Read More

WCED urges parents without places for their children to contact district offices

12 January 2016

Statement by Western Cape Education Minister, Debbie Schäfer On Wednesday, close to a million learners are expected to arrive at schools across the Western Cape to begin the 2016 school year.  Read More

Preliminary festive season report for December 2015 and January 2016

12 January 2016

Statement by Dipuo Peters, National Minister of Transport Read More

Notice of roadworks on Blaauwberg Road

12 January 2016

Roadworks will be taking place on the section of Blaauwberg Road between the intersections with the R27 (West Coast Road) and Popham Street from 13 to 15 January 2016 due to base patching and asphalt surfacing works required. Read More

Sixteen killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

11 January 2016

Eight pedestrians, 5 passengers and 3 drivers died over the weekend on Western Cape roads. Read More

Fourteen arrested on Western Cape roads this week

7 January 2016

Provincial Traffic Services arrested 5 motorists this week for allegedly driving while under the influence of alcohol. This brings the overall total to 40 drunken drivers that have been locked up behind bars since the start of January 2016. Read More

Western Cape claims top spot while retaining quality

6 January 2016

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education I am extremely happy with the Western Cape provincial results of the 2015 National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

December Holidays Marred by Spike in Western Cape road deaths

5 January 2016

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works The first half of this festive season (December 2015) has seen an alarming spike in the number of road deaths in the Western Cape, compared to the figures for the same time last year. Read More

Five deaths on Western Cape roads

4 January 2016

Three drivers, 1 pedestrian and 1 cyclist died over the weekend on Western Cape roads. Read More

DCAS Mourns the loss of Goliath Munro

4 January 2016

It was with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Mr. Goliath Munro, President of the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation. Read More

R11.6 Million Worth of Traffic fines Issued in December

4 January 2016

Provincial Traffic Services have been working around the clock to help create safer, booze-free roads. Read More

New years' babies 2016

3 January 2016

Western Cape Government Health is proud to announce the birth of 162 babies as reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape on New Year’s Day. Read More