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News and Speeches Archive

Thousands in city for World Travel Market Africa

18 April 2017

More than 5 000 delegates are in the Western Cape this week for the World Travel Market (WTM) Africa trade show. Read More

Western Cape Government Response to Treasury

18 April 2017

Western Cape Government Response to Treasury Read More

Ministers and NGO to donate sanitary pads to Gugulethu school-girls

18 April 2017

Tomorrow, as part of outreach efforts, the Western Cape Ministers of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, Education, Debbie Schafer, and Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will join NGO partner, Al-Imdaad, to handover 200 packs of sanitary... Read More

Safely Home releases #Boozefreeroads Easter road safety message

14 April 2017

The Western Cape Government’s road safety initiative, Safely Home, has released an Easter Road Safety message under the slogan “Alcohol and the Roads Don’t Mix”. Read More

Chinese Sailors Welcomed To Cape Town

13 April 2017

A team of sailors from China will take part in the Western Cape Sailing Championships in Mossel Bay from 14– 17 April 2017. Read More

Spike in head-on collisions concerning ahead of busy Easter period

12 April 2017

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Talent On Show At The Best Of DCAS Drama Programme

11 April 2017

On Friday, 7 April 2017 the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in collaboration with Lunchbox Theatre launched the third showcase of the Best of DCAS drama programme in Oudtshoorn at the Read More

Safely Home Provincial Easter Operational Plan

11 April 2017

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and the Department’s Provincial Traffic Chief will brief the media on the 2017 Safely Home Provincial Read More

Flooding in Central Karoo

11 April 2017

Flooding in Central Karoo  10 April, 2017  The Prince Albert and Klaarstroom areas were affected by a massive thunderstorm on Sunday afternoon, 9 April 2017 which resulted in several flooding incidents. Read More

Warrior Woman Business Brunch to be addressed by Minister Fritz

10 April 2017

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will deliver an address at the Warrior Woman Business Brunch. The Minister will focus his address on the spates of women and child abuse/violence, with the message that the violence in our society is a serious... Read More

Update on N2 roadworks project

10 April 2017

A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate 7 km of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Rd and the R300, and to add a third lane in both directions, is 75% complete. Read More

Five road users killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

10 April 2017

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

Western Cape Confirmed As Top Province In Audit Outcomes

10 April 2017

The Western Cape has been officially confirmed as the country’s Top Province in the 2015/16 provincial and local audit outcomes.  Read More

Western Cape confirmed as top province in audit outcomes

10 April 2017

This is the fourth year running that the Western Cape has led in audit outcomes in South Africa, with the 2015/16 audit outcomes the best to date. Read More

DCAS Hands Over R1 100 000 To Cape Winelands Federations

7 April 2017

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport handed over R1 100 000 in funding to various Cape Winelands Sport federations on 6 April 2017. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

7 April 2017

4 April 2017  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  Fire trucks for rural municipalities handed over Read More

Overberg District Sporting Federations Receive R360 000 In Funding

6 April 2017

On Wednesday, 5 April 2017, Minister Anroux Marais handed over a total of R360 000 in funding to sporting federations in the Overberg District. Read More

Media Alert: Cape Winelands District Receives R1 100 000 For Sporting Activities

6 April 2017

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget appropriations for the 2017/18 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais will hand over ceremonial cheques to each district across the province.   Read More

Focus on Healthy Lifestyles for Youth

6 April 2017

The For my Future (FMF) project is a Department of Health initiative in partnership with George Municipality, Eden District Municipality, Bethesda, Ithemba Lobomi, Isisombululo Foundation, the Department of Arts and Culture, the Department of Social... Read More

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