News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape Government to launch energy efficiency awareness campaign

31 January 2017

On Wednesday (1 February 2017), Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde will visit the Lansdowne Bottling Company as part of the Western Cape Government’s energy efficiency awareness campaign. Read More

Media Alert: Walking On Waves Highlights The Therapeutic Benefits Of Surfing

30 January 2017

Tomorrow, 31 January 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will visit Walking on Waves in Muizenberg. Read More

Three fatalities on Western Cape roads

30 January 2017

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations Read More

Opening of R100 million Plettenberg Bay Airport Road

30 January 2017

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works I should like to welcome you all today to this auspicious occasion, marking the culmination of a 15 month project that is set to significantly change the future prospects of the... Read More

Oversight Visit to Central Karoo Health Facilities

27 January 2017

Oversight visit to health facilities Read More

Prince Albert Health Facilities

27 January 2017

On Wednesday, 25 January, Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo visited the Prince Albert Health facilities as part of her oversight visits to the Central Karoo district. Read More

Make your Child's Health a Priority

27 January 2017

Fourty-six children were entered into the Baby Competition held by Blanco Clinic in partnership with the United Reformed Church in Blanco. The aim of the competition was to promote the health of children and to educate parents on the different... Read More

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup comes to the Western Cape in 2018

27 January 2017

The Western Cape has landed another world cycling showpiece event – the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano race. Read More

Cape cruise season sails into full swing

26 January 2017

Today (26 January 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, officially welcomed the Queen Mary 2 as it docked in Cape Town, Western Cape. Queen Mary 2 has a maximum capacity of 3 090 passengers and 1 238 crew, and is running at about 90... Read More

Road rehabilitation between Robertson and Bonnievale

25 January 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a project to rehabilitate the R317 between Robertson and Bonnievale. This R205 million project is expected to have been completed in mid-2018. Read More

Premier Zille Launches R400m Waste to Energy Plant – an African First

25 January 2017

Premier Zille Launches R400m Waste to Energy Plant – an African First Read More

Premier Zille to Launch Waste to Energy Plant

24 January 2017

Premier Zille to Launch Waste to Energy Plant Read More

State of tourism: Western Cape

24 January 2017

The Western Cape has taken its place as a global big-hitter amongst tourists, with arrivals and infrastructure spend reaching record levels. Read More

New Joe Slovo Project Steering Committee Elected

24 January 2017

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements facilitated a peaceful meeting for the election of a new Project Steering Committee (PSC) for the Joe Slovo housing development in Langa on Saturday 21 January 2017. Read More

Fire & Flood Awareness Campaign kicks off in Eden

23 January 2017

Fire & Flood Awareness Campaign kicks off in Eden   The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre, through the Department of Local Government, launched its 2017 Fire and Flood Awareness Campaign Roadshow today. Read More

Four fatalities on Western Cape roads

23 January 2017

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

23 January 2017

23 January 2016  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  WC Water Update  The average water level for dams across the Western Cape has fallen to below 40%. Read More

Affordable Housing Prioritized in the Western Cape

23 January 2017

Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Provincial Minister of Human Settlements, is currently embarking on an outreach programme to all the municipalities of the Western Cape in order to reinforce his department’s three strategic goals. Read More

Clear Vision leads to improved learner outcomes

20 January 2017

During this current financial year, the Cape Winelands District of Western Cape Government Health has provided 3 840 pairs of spectacles to children in the area, about 10 % of these glasses were for high prescription spectacles.   It is estimated... Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

20 January 2017

19 January 2017  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  WC fires update Allegations of criminal activity, Fire updates Read More

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