News and Speeches Archive

WCG Rejects Spurious Allegations on Singapore/Japan Trade Visit

8 May 2017

Western Cape Government Rejects Spurious Allegations on Singapore/Japan Trade Visit Read More

Department to render support to family of missing Elsies River 3 year-old

8 May 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has dispatched a social work team from the Elsies River local office to render support and offer counselling to the distraught mother of missing toddler, Courtney Peters. Read More

MINISTERS TO PAY VISIT TO NEW FIVE STAR GREEN KHAYELITSHA SHARED SERVICES CENTRE

7 May 2017

Tomorrow, 8 May 2017, Western Cape Ministers of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, and Social Development, Adv Albert Fritz, will be conducting a site visit to the brand new “Five Star Gre Read More

Western Cape entrepreneurs develop cutting-edge innovations

7 May 2017

A set of Western Cape entrepreneurs have developed cutting-edge innovations which could lead to major advancements in the region’s health and agri processing sectors. Read More

Western Cape entrepreneurs develop cutting-edge innovations

7 May 2017

A set of Western Cape entrepreneurs have developed cutting-edge innovations which could lead to major advancements in the region’s health and agri processing sectors. Read More

Department launches EPWP partnership with FASfacts

7 May 2017

Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz, launched the groundbreaking EPWP ini Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to host public meeting in Elsies River

5 May 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to host public meeting in Elsies River On Sunday, 7 May 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will host a public meeting in Leonsdale, Elsies River. Read More

MEC to launch EPWP initiative to combat Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in Hex River Val

4 May 2017

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will continue the fight against Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) by launching an Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) initiative in the Hex River Valley area. Read More

Innovative Western Cape entrepreneurs to receive grant funding

3 May 2017

The recipients of the latest round of the Design Innovation Seed Fund will be announced tomorrow (Thursday, 4 May 2017). The fund provides successful entrepreneurs with grants to commercialise exceptional ideas. Read More

Temporary closures of the Breede River Bridge

3 May 2017

The Breede River Bridge between Rawsonville and Worcester will be closed from 5 to 7 May 2017 and again from 12 to 14 May 2017 for necessary repairs and widening. Read More

Department condemns murder of 4 year-old Khayelitsha girl

3 May 2017

I strongly condemn the murder of 4 year-old Iyapha Yamile from Khayelitsha, Cape Town. The child was reported missing on Sunday, and tragically her body was found a day later near a local informal settlement on Monday. Read More

DCAS Drama Competition Touched Hearts At Suidoosterfees

2 May 2017

On 28 April 2017 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais named African Calling with “Question Mark” as the best Read More

Six fatalities on Western Cape roads

2 May 2017

Provincial traffic officers had their hands full keeping our roads safe at various roadblocks across the Western Cape over the long weekend. A total of 59 motorists were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence, more than double the tally... Read More

Green skills focus at Ministry First Thursday

2 May 2017

Skills in the green economy will be showcased at the Ministry of Economic Opportunities this First Thursday. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the First Thursday programme for May was a partnership between the Ministry and... Read More

Green skills focus at Ministry First Thursday

2 May 2017

Skills in the green economy will be showcased at the Ministry of Economic Opportunities this First Thursday. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the First Thursday programme for May was a partnership between the Ministry and... Read More

You Can Control Your Asthma

2 May 2017

Take a breath, breath in, breath out.  Think about it for a moment, breathing takes place automatically and without effort.  This is the case for most people, but for Asthma sufferers breathing is never taken for granted. Read More

Great Sportsmanship and Camaraderie at the Farmworkers’ Sports Day

2 May 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Western Cape Provincial Sports Confederation (WCPSC) hosted the 9th Annual Farmworkers’ Sports Day at Swellend Read More

Minister Alan Winde's Workers' Day message

1 May 2017

Today, as we celebrate Workers’ Day, I would like to acknowledge the men and women who take our country forward. Read More

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