News and Speeches Archive

Call for Comments on the 2017 Draft Policy on the Funding of NGOs

29 September 2017

The Department of Social Development would like to remind all stakeholders, groups, or individuals that they have one week left to comment on the draft 2017 Policy on the Funding of NGOs. Read More

World body elects Cape Town principal as leader

29 September 2017

We are proud to announce that Alta van Heerden, Principal of Sunlands Primary in Kenwyn, Cape Town, has been elected President-Elect of the International Confederation of Principals (ICP). Read More

Modern Library Facility Opened in Herbertsdale

29 September 2017

On 26 September 2017, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Minister Anroux Marais opened a new library in the rural town of Herbertsdale, near Read More

SASSA missing its own handover deadline creates uncertainty for recipients

29 September 2017

I am concerned at reports of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) having once again missed its deadline to enter into a service agreement with the Post Office, for the payment of grants. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato signs historic NHW MOA with the Cityof Cape Town

29 September 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato signs historic Neighbourhood Watch MOA with the City of Cape Town Read More

New shared services building in Beaufort West

28 September 2017

A R17 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to convert the Dan de Villiers Hostel building in Beaufort West into regional offices for the provincial Read More

Premier Zille Officially Opens Table Bay Mall

28 September 2017

Premier Zille Officially Opens Table Bay Mall Read More

Child Probation Services Workshop: Dept to establish child justice Task Team

27 September 2017

Child Probation Services Workshop: Department to establish child justice Task Team Read More

Bullying tactics develop with modern technology

27 September 2017

The recent reports of bullying both in the Western Cape and across the country are very disturbing. Read More

Minister Marais Celebrates Heritage Day At National Indigenous Games

26 September 2017

In celebration of Heritage Month, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais personally supported team Western Cape at the 2017 National Indigenous Games in Polokwane, Limpopo.  Read More

Nine people killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

26 September 2017

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

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

26 September 2017

26 September 2017  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  WC Water Update – Drought Crisis continues  The average water level for dams across the Western Cape is 35.8%. Read More

Minister Madikizela to deliver 250 Title Deeds in the Cape Winelands District

26 September 2017

Tomorrow, Wednesday 27 September 2017, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, together with the Executive Mayor of the Witzenberg Municipality, Mr Barnito Klaasen, will hand over 250 title deeds to beneficiaries residing... Read More

Heritage Day Celebrations Affirm Our Shared History And Mutual Pride

26 September 2017

On 24 September 2017, national Heritage Day, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and its public entity, the Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC) Read More

Team spirit takes the win at the Eden Better Together Games

26 September 2017

On 22 September 2017, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with Old Mutual,  Read More

Province Already Realising Benefits of Ghana Trade Mission

22 September 2017

Province Already Realising Benefits of Ghana Trade Mission Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato to conduct solidarity walkabout with NHW in Kraaifontein

22 September 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to conduct solidarity walkabout with Neighbourhood Watches in Kraaifontein Read More

DTPW communication display celebrates public service excellence

22 September 2017

Like the rest of the Western Cape Government, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) strives to provide excellent service delivery to all residents of t Read More

Premier Zille Attends Official Opening of the Zeitz MOCAA

22 September 2017

Premier Zille Attends Official Opening of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa Read More

Western Cape Library Experts Rub Shoulders at Seminar

22 September 2017

On 21 to 22 September 2017 the Library Service of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Municipal Support Services Seminar in Cape Town for library Read More

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