News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape Female Entrepreneurs in Agriculture Win Top Awards

31 August 2017

Two Western Cape female entrepreneurs have earned national recognition at the prestigious National Female Entrepreneur in Agriculture awards. Read More

Upgrades at Vredenburg Hospital progressing well

31 August 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with phased upgrades and extensions to the Vredenburg Hospital to cater for the growing health needs of the West Coast District. Read More

Deadline for Premier's Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards extended

31 August 2017

The deadline for entry in the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards has been extended. Business people in the Western Cape now have until 8 September 2017 to enter the awards. Read More

Premier's Progress Update on Drought Disaster Interventions in Municipalities

31 August 2017

Premier Zille Delivers Progress Update on Drought Disaster Interventions in Municipalities Read More

Western Cape Indigenous Game Team Gears Up for Nationals

30 August 2017

The Sport Development Component of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted an Indigenous Game Training Camp on 25 - 28 Read More

Old Mutual and Nedbank Support Better Together Games

30 August 2017

On 29 August 2017, Old Mutual and Nedbank once again showed their support to the We Read More

Roadworks begin in St Helena Bay

30 August 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works and the West Coast District Municipality have started a project to upgrade the gravel road between the R27 and R399 near St He Read More

Media Alert: Kewtown Primary To Receive Sport Equipment From Minister Marais

30 August 2017

On 30 August 2017 Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will officially handover sporting equipment to Kewtown Primary School in Athlone. Read More

Premier Zille Hosts Annual Service Excellence Awards

30 August 2017

Premier Zille Hosts Annual Service Excellence Awards Read More

Minister Madikizela To Launch Belle Vue Affordable Housing Project In Blue Downs

30 August 2017

On Thursday, 31 August 2017, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will launch the Belle Vue housing project in Blue Downs with a sod turning ceremony. Read More

Premier Zille to Provide Progress Update on Drought Disaster Interventions

30 August 2017

Premier Zille to Provide Progress Update on Drought Disaster Interventions Read More

MEC Fritz engages West Coast youth, announces Saldanha Bay Youth Café

30 August 2017

The Western Cape MEC of Social Development, Albert Fritz, joined by Saldanha Bay Municipality Mayor, Marius Koen, met with over 100 young people from Saldanha and surrounding towns on the West Coast. The visit forms part of an ongoing campaign to... Read More

Financial oversight visits to support municipalities

30 August 2017

Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer and a delegation from the Provincial Treasury which included the Head Official, Mr Zakariya Hoosain and the Deputy Director General for Fiscal and Economic Services, Mr Harry Malila recently completed... Read More

Province Working on Law to Hold PRASA Accountable for Metrorail Neglect

28 August 2017

Province Working on Law to Hold PRASA Accountable for Metrorail Neglect Read More

Six killed on Western Cape roads

28 August 2017

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

Media Alert: Gymnasts To Receive Attire From Minister Anroux Marais

28 August 2017

Tomorrow, 29 August 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will officially handover gymnastic attire to St Mary’s Catholic School in Retreat. Read More

Drama Festival Discovers Young Aspiring Artists

28 August 2017

The community of Zwelethemba in Worcester was astonished by talent from the various drama groups taking part in the DCAS Drama Festival. Read More

Department launches EPWP initiative to combat Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

27 August 2017

Western Cape Social Development MEC, Albert Fritz, has launched a groundbreaking youth development initiative using the Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP), to boost the fight against Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the West Coast area. Read More

Farewell for SA’s Homeless Street Soccer Team as they head to Norway

25 August 2017

On 24 August 2017 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, and the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, bid farewell to the team that will be Read More

Transforming Society and Uniting the Nation

25 August 2017

Since 2012 the National Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) and the National Institute Community Development and Management (NICDAM) have been rolling out the Read More

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