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News and Speeches Archive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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