News and Speeches Archive

Thirty tonnes of cheese; 30 000 attendees at SA Cheese Festival

28 April 2017

Around 30 000 people are expected to attend the SA Cheese Festival this weekend. Organisers estimate 30 tonnes of cheese will be consumed at the three-day festival, which kicks off at Sandringham today (28 April 2017). Read More

Roadworks in George and Wilderness progressing well

26 April 2017

A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to reseal, rehabilitate and perform structural maintenance on 20 km of road in George and Wilderness is nearing completion. Read More

Residents invited to join the inaugural Cross Cape cycle ride

26 April 2017

The inaugural ride of the Western Cape’s Cross Cape cycling route kicks off next month. Read More

Western Cape producers to exhibit at SA Cheese Festival

26 April 2017

The Western Cape’s top food producers will be exhibiting at the SA Cheese Festival at the weekend. This year the 16th Cheese Festival takes place between 28 April and 30 April at Sandringham. Read More

West Coast Sport Federations welcomes funding from DCAS

26 April 2017

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais handed over R525 000 in funding to various West Coast Sport federations on 25 April 2017. Read More

TYGERBERG HOSPITAL CELEBRATED WORLD BOOK DAY

26 April 2017

Tygerberg Hospital, one of the biggest children’s hospitals in the Western Cape, daily caters for more than 320 children and due to their length of stays, often miss out on school. Read More

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

26 April 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Muizenberg Police Station: Deputy Minister Mkongi must retract his lies; provide the Western Cape with a full breakdown of new police resources Read More

Western Cape Government and Private Sector Collaborate To Provide Housing

25 April 2017

STATEMENT BY MINISTERS BONGINKOSI MADIKIZELA AND ALAN WINDE WESTERN CAPE MINISTRIES OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIESDate: 25 APRIL 2017 Release: immediate Read More

Media Alert: West Coast District Receives R510 000 For Sporting Activities

25 April 2017

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget appropriations for the 2017/18 financial year, Read More

Premier Zille Pays Progress Visit to Innovative Psychiatric Care Project

25 April 2017

Premier Zille Pays Progress Visit to Innovative Psychiatric Care Project Read More

Two killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

24 April 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that two people died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Masakh'iSizwe bursaries awarded to 72 university students

22 April 2017

Below is an excerpt from the speech delivered by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works at the Masakh’iSizwe Bursary Awards Ceremony in Cape Town today, 22 April 2017. Read More

Minister Marais Invests R1.7m In Talent Identification And Sport Development

21 April 2017

On Thursday, 20 April 2017, Minister Anroux Marais handed over R1 760 000 in funding to 40 sport federations in the Metropole District. Read More

Partnership Summit hosted by WC Human Settlements and Economic Development

20 April 2017

On Monday 24 April 2017, a Partnership Summit will be hosted by the Western Cape Departments of Human Settlements  Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela and Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde. Read More

Increase in the number of schools targeted over the Easter Holidays

20 April 2017

During the April school holiday period, the WCED's Safe Schools directorate increased security at identified high risk schools and deployed additional security to these schools. Read More

Minister Grant to award Masakh’iSizwe bursaries to university students

20 April 2017

Donald Grant, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works will award Masakh’iSizwe bursaries to 72 university students in the transport, engineering or built environment fields on Saturday, 22 April 2017. Read More

Principal of Bishop Lavis school of skills stabbed after receiving threats

19 April 2017

Two assailants brutally stabbed the Principal of the Bishops School of Skills, Mr Wayne Abrahams, in Bishop Lavis early this morning. Read More

Media Alert: Cape Metro District Receives R1 760 000 For Sporting Activities

19 April 2017

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget appropriations for the 2017/18 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais has hand over ceremonial cheques t Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to launch Woodlands Walking Bus initiative

19 April 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to launch Woodlands Walking Bus initiative Today, Tuesday 18 April 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will launch a new Walking Bus initiative in Woodlands, Mitchells Plain. Read More

MECs join NGO to donate to Gugulethu’s school girls and elderly

19 April 2017

Today, the Western Cape MEC for Social Development, Albert Fritz, accompanied by Education MEC, Debbie Schafer, joined NGO partner Al-Imdaad, to visit and make donations to a school and old age home in Gugulethu. Read More

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