News and Speeches Archive

Hanover Park Fire: Department to render assistance & support to family

31 July 2017

A team of social workers from the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has been dispatched to the remaining family members of a Hanover Park family, where 3 members died in a fire. Read More

Ten people die on Western Cape roads

31 July 2017

Ten people lost their lives over the weekend, according to a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services. Read More

Sport Achievements lauded at Overberg Sport Awards

31 July 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), the Overberg Sport Council and the Theewaterskloof Municipality hosted the 3 Read More

Western Cape Moves In to Clear Vital Water Canals

31 July 2017

Western Cape Moves In to Clear Vital Water Canals Read More

URGENT ALERT: Today is the final day for funding applications from NPOs

31 July 2017

Today is the final day for NPOs to submit funding applications to the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) for the new 3-year funding cycle. Read More

Minister Madikizela Hands Over House To Child Suffering From Kidney Failure

31 July 2017

On Friday 28 July 2017, Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela handed over a house to a Du Noon family whose child is suffering from a kidney failure. Read More

High schools to compete in national road safety education competition

31 July 2017

Three high schools will represent the Western Cape in the Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) national competition from 1-7 October 2017 in North West. Read More

George and Wilderness roadworks delayed

28 July 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works apologises to road users for a delay in the completion of a R52 million contract to reseal, rehabilitate and perform structural maintenance on 20 km of road in Saasveld and Wildernes Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato attends Chrysalis Graduation Ceremony

28 July 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato attends Chrysalis Graduation Ceremony Read More

Building integrity together

28 July 2017

The Western Cape Provincial Treasury in partnership with the National Treasury, hosted a Municipal Financial Misconduct Workshop in Cape Town on 27 and 28 July. Read More

More Fake News by Independent Newspapers

28 July 2017

More Fake News by Independent Newspapers Read More

Encouraging Words For Athletes At the Eden District Sport Awards

28 July 2017

Athletes from the Eden District were awarded for their efforts in their respective sporting codes at the annual Eden District Sport Awards. Read More

Minister Fritz celebrates Bellville resident turning 100 years old

27 July 2017

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, joined the birthday celebrations of Mrs. Johanna February, who turned 100 years old yesterday. Read More

Central Karoo Sport Awards Honour Young and Old Sport Stars

27 July 2017

The third annual regional Central Karoo Sport Awards honoured both new sporting talent as well as the more experienced athletes. Read More

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato hosts Gugulethu/Nyanga PNP consultation sessions

27 July 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Gugulethu/Nyanga Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation session Read More

Philippi Shack Fire: Department rendering assistance & support to family

27 July 2017

A team of social workers from the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has visited the remaining family members of a Philippi family, where 6 members died in a fire. Read More

Tourism sector shows jobs and revenue gains, according to official mid-term repo

27 July 2017

A mid-term report-back on the Western Cape’s tourism sector has found significant increases in arrivals, revenue and airline seats in the past three years. More than 20 000 jobs have been added and foreign tourist spend increased by R4billion in the... Read More

Roadworks between Oudtshoorn and De Rust progressing well

26 July 2017

Work on a Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate a 33 km section of the R341 between Oudtshoorn and De Rust is progressing well. Read More

Update on job gains and economic growth in Western Cape tourism

26 July 2017

Tomorrow (27July 2017), more details on job gains and economic growth in the Western Cape’s tourism sector will be released. Read More

Music Therapy aiding Mental Health recovery In Children and Adolescents

26 July 2017

The Western Cape Government Health continues to see a noticeable increase in children and adolescents accessing mental health services in the province. Read More

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