News and Speeches Archive

Extensive Affordable Housing Projects in the Pipeline

31 March 2017

Extensive Affordable Housing Projects in the Pipeline Read More

Budget Speech Vote 7 on Social Development

31 March 2017

[The following speech will be delivered by Minister Albert Fritz at Western Cape Provincial Parliament on Friday 31 March 2017, during his presentation of the Department of Social Development’s Budget Vote 7 for 2017/18.] Read More

Collaborating with SAHRC on Human Rights for people living with disabilities

30 March 2017

STATEMENT BY MINISTERS BONGINKOSI MADIKIZELA AND ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTRIES OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT     Read More

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela to deliver Departmental Budget Vote Speech

30 March 2017

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela to deliver Departmental Budget Vote Speech Read More

WCED April holiday programmes for learners and educators

30 March 2017

Tomorrow brings to a close the first term of the 2017 academic year. Despite some minor challenges I am pleased to see that the majority of our schools in the Western Cape started teaching and learning on day one of the school year. Read More

Multidisciplinary team makes a difference

30 March 2017

Western Cape Government Health in George is on a mission to improve the well-being of pre-schoolers through their Nurse Kitty programme. The programme runs at 8 selected crèches in George. Read More

Western Cape Government collaborates with SAHRC on Human Rights

30 March 2017

To conclude the Human Rights Month, the Western Cape Departments of Human Settlements and Social Development, together with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), publicly committed their plans to improve Human Rights for people with... Read More

2017/18 Budget Vote speech to be delivered by MEC Fritz

30 March 2017

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will deliver the Budget Vote 7 on Social Development for 2017/18 speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

Collaborating with SAHRC on Human Rights for people living with disabilities

29 March 2017

Western Cape Departments of Human Settlements and Social Development, and SAHRC collaborate to improve Human Rights for people with disabilities Read More

Province Welcomes City’s Recognition of Need To Amend Restructuring Zone

29 March 2017

The Western Cape Government welcomes the City of Cape Town’s announcement that it intends to amend its designation of restructuring zones in the Metro. Read More

MOD and CP Nel Museum hosts camp to uplift learners in Eden

28 March 2017

Sixty learners from the Eden District attended an Exhibition Camp at the Schoemanspoort Cultural Facility from 24 to 25 March 2017. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schafer to present the 2017/2018 Education Budget Speech

28 March 2017

Tomorrow, Wednesday 29th March 2017, at 17h00, Minister Schäfer will be delivering the 2017/2018 Education Budget Vote speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais To Deliver 2017/18 Budget Vote Speech

28 March 2017

Tomorrow, 29 March 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will deliver the department’s 2017/18 Budget Vote Speech in the Read More

Peace agreement struck between rival Delft taxi associations

27 March 2017

Following a fruitful engagement between rival Delft Taxi Associations and the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association (CATA), all groups committed themselves to immediately resuming peaceful operations and to resolving any future  conflicts through... Read More

Embracing Inclusivity with the 2016/17 Cultural Affairs Awards

27 March 2017

It was a night of theatrics, music and a touch of nostalgia as the 2016/17 Cultural Affairs Awards were presented by the Read More

Caledon drunk driver arrested for being four times over the legal limit

27 March 2017

According to a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services, seven fatalities were recorded on Western Cape roads this past weekend. Of the seven fatalities, two were drivers and another two were pedestrians. Read More

Reclaim the City’s Self-Serving Protest Shows They Are Not Honest with Public

27 March 2017

Reclaim the City’s Self-Serving Protest Shows They Are Less Than Honest with the Public Read More

Western Cape teacher wins top national award for primary school teaching

27 March 2017

We are very fortunate in the Western Cape to have many educators who continue to go selflessly beyond the call of duty to ensure that their learners receive the best quality education.    Read More

Building a better tomorrow for our youth

25 March 2017

With a key emphasis on quality education and skills development, the Western Cape Provincial Treasury and the Education Department has partnered with the provinces’ official banking partner, Nedbank to offer bursaries to 15 students.  Read More

Road works continue along the R44 to replace damaged pipe culverts

24 March 2017

Road works along the R44, in the vicinity of Avontuur wine farm, are continuing and may extend into the first week of April 2017. Read More

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