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News and Speeches Archive

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

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

23 March 2017

15 March 2017  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  Groundbreaking Municipal APP Launched Read More

Minister Anroux Marais launches Khoekhoe geo-name brochure on Human Rights Day

23 March 2017

On 21 March 2017 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais launched a brochure a Read More

Department working closely with law enforcement regarding Delft taxi violence

23 March 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works is working closely with SAPS, Traffic Authorities and the City of Cape Town to address the current situation in Delft. Read More

Media Alert: 2017 Cultural Affairs Awards To Be Presented By Minister Marais

23 March 2017

On Saturday, 25 March 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will deliver the Read More

Health Commemorates World TB Day 2017

23 March 2017

Minister Mbombo visits Maitland Station and Brooklyn Chest Hospital in commemoration of the World TB Day Read More

Manenberg Upgrade Progress Update

22 March 2017

Pre-consultations on the Manenberg Upgrade programme are underway between the Western Cape Government, City of Cape Town and our community partners.  Read More

SA Library Week launched at Melton Rose Library

22 March 2017

On 20 March 2017 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais launched the 2017 South African Library Week in the Western Cape at Read More

Bringing Stories To Life At The Zabalaza Theatre Festival

22 March 2017

The Zabalaza Theatre festival was launched on 17 March 2017 at the Baxter Theatre, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs Read More

Cabinet Issues Affordable Housing Instructions and Proceeds with Tafelberg Sale

22 March 2017

Cabinet Issues Instructions for Affordable Housing on Helen Bowden Nurses Home, Woodstock Hospital Properties, and Decides to Proceed with the Sale of Tafelberg Site   Read More

25 young entrepreneurs showcase their businesses for Human Rights Day

21 March 2017

As part of Human Rights Day celebrations, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) in partnership with Community Chest, held the Human Rights Day Youth Business Expo and Family Day in Delft. Read More

R352 million road rehabilitation project nearing completion.

20 March 2017

The R352 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate the R399 between Piketberg and Velddrif is progressing well and is in the final stages of construction. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit new NHW structures in Mossel Bay

20 March 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit new Neighbourhood Watch structures in Mossel Bay   Read More

26 Drunk drivers arrested over the weekend

20 March 2017

Seven fatalities were recorded on Western Cape roads this past weekend - of which four were drivers, two passengers and a pedestrian. Read More

Media Alert: Khoekhoe Geographical Names Brochure Launched By Minister Marais

20 March 2017

As we celebrate Human Rights Day tomorrow, 21 March 2017, Minister Anroux Marais, will officially launch the Khoekhoe Geographical Names in the Western Cape Province Brochure in Cape Town. Read More

Upgrading the gas supply at Khayelitsha Hospital

17 March 2017

Khayelitsha Hospital will be upgrading the gas supply of the hospital from18 to 24 March 2017.The Nursery and Paediatric Wards will be affected, therefore patients will be temporarily relocated to surrounding metro hospitals during this time. Read More

Western Cape Peak Events Period Continued This Weekend

17 March 2017

Joint Media Release by the Western Cape Government: Read More

Western Cape peak events period continues this weekend

17 March 2017

The Western Cape’s peak events period continues, with a range of events taking place across the province this weekend. Read More

Robotic knee surgeries a first at Victoria and Mitchells Plain Hospital

17 March 2017

Orthopaedic surgeons Dr Paul Rowe and Dr Yusuf Hassan performed the first two robotic knee replacement surgeries of its kind in the country this week at Victoria and Mitchells Plain District Hospital. Read More

Department to sign service MOU with Oudtshoorn Municipality

17 March 2017

Today, Western Cape Social Development MEC, Adv. Albert Fritz, will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Mayor of Oudtshoorn, Cllr. Colan Sylvester. Read More