News and Speeches Archive

Saying Goodbye

31 October 2017

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services said goodbye to four members with between 32 and 44 years’ service at a ceremony in Cape Town on 24 October 2017. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

31 October 2017

WC Water Update The average level for dams across the Western Cape for the week starting 30 October is 36.3% (2016: 61%). Read More

Western Cape Government to brief media on census findings and response

31 October 2017

The findings of a province-wide census of the social and economic status of agricultural employees will be released this week. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will discuss the findings at a media briefing on Thursday. Read More

Diep River Child Abuse: Department investigating matter & caring for child

31 October 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has referred allegations of sexual abuse of a 5-year old Diep River girl, to the South African Police Services (SAPS). Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Western Cape Government stand united

30 October 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Western Cape Government stand united with farming communities   Date: 29 October 2017 Release: Immediate Read More

The Cape Water Crisis – FAQs and honest answers

30 October 2017

Premier Zille answers the most frequently asked questions about the Cape water crisis. Read More

Participants bring their A-Game to Metro Better Together Games

30 October 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the last of a series of Better Together games in the Cape Metropole on 27 October 2017 at the Blue Downs Stadium. Read More

Five killed on Western Cape roads

30 October 2017

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

African Horse Sickness Vaccination Season Ends Tomorrow

30 October 2017

The African Horse Sickness vaccination season ends tomorrow. Read More

African Horse Sickness vaccination season ends tomorrow

30 October 2017

The African Horse Sickness vaccination season ends tomorrow. Tomorrow (31 October 2017), the AHS vaccination season within the AHS controlled area in the Western Cape comes to an end. Read More

Grabouw school gets new junior traffic training centre

27 October 2017

The Department of Transport of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and Theewaterskloof Municipality are confident that the new junior traffic training centre at the Kathleen Murray Primary School in Grabouw will help to reduce ch Read More

Curbing gang violence requires a 'whole of society approach'

27 October 2017

Recently there has been an increase in violence in communities within Cape Town as a result of ongoing gang warfare. This has had a direct impact on our schools. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Weekend Safety Diary

27 October 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Weekend Safety Diary – Minister Plato takes youth outreach to Hangberg, meets religious leaders in Marikana and joins AfriForum for a press briefing on farm murders Read More

Diep River Child Abuse: Department intervenes in alleged child sexual exploitati

27 October 2017

Child Protection social workers from the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) have acted to place a 5 year old Diep River girl into temporary safe care. Read More

R 4 million maintenance plan at Clanwilliam Dam canals stem water losses

26 October 2017

In the current drought conditions, a R4 million maintenance programme to bolster the Clanwilliam Dam canal system to stem unnecessary losses has resulted in a more sustainable water supply to the agriculture sector. Read More

Upgraded R304 million R399 Piketberg Road officially opened

26 October 2017

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

Low water consumption in award-winning Green Building

25 October 2017

Earlier today (25 October 2017), Premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille and officials of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) conducted a site Read More

DCAS Introduces Students To Library Core Business

25 October 2017

On Friday, 20 October 2017, students from the University of the Western Cape (UWC), accompanied by their lecturer, visited the Western Cape Library Service. Read More

Judge Ian Farlam concludes mediation in minibus taxi dispute

25 October 2017

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works  Last week, retired Supreme Court of Appeals (SCA) Judge, Ian Farlam, concluded the two-week long mediation process which began immediately after his appointment on 2 October 2017. Read More

Minister Grant to officially open R304 million upgraded R399 Piketberg Road

25 October 2017

Tomorrow, 26 October 2017, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Executive Mayor of the West Coast District Municipality, Alderman JH Cleophas, will officially open the newly upgraded R304.6 million Velddrif Read More

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