News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Ministers inspect progress on DTPW roadworks project

10 October 2017

On 9 October, Joe Maswanganyi, national Minister of Transport and Donald Grant, provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) conducted a site inspection to Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

10 October 2017

 WC Water Update – High level talks continue  The average level for dams across the Western Cape for the week starting 9 October is 36%. In the corresponding period last year, dam levels were at 63%. Read More

World Homeless Day: Department to join NGO in ‘Give Responsibly’ donation drive

10 October 2017

To mark World Homeless Day, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) will join NGO partner Al-Imdaad in donating much-needed hygiene and sanitary packs to shelters for homeless people in Elsies River. Read More

EBAT training for 11 training colleges takes place at GLTC

10 October 2017

Representatives of 11 provincial and municipal traffic training colleges recently completed two weeks of train-the-trainer training in Cape Town on Dräger evidentiary alcohol breath testing (EBAT) equipment. Read More

Fire & Flood Awareness Campaign Roadshow aims to mitigate Fire, Flood & Drought

10 October 2017

Fire & Flood Awareness Campaign Roadshow aims to mitigate Fire, Flood & Drought Risk in Vulnerable Communities in the Western Cape   Read More

WCED takes steps to protect the integrity of the 2017 NSC examinations

10 October 2017

Ensuring the integrity of the National Senior Certificate examinations is of utmost importance to the Western Cape Education Department (WCED). Read More

World Homeless Day: Department encourages public to ‘Give Responsibly’

10 October 2017

As we mark World Homeless Day, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) continues to call on the public to ‘Give Responsibly’. Read More

Completion expected soon on brand new R60 million Eerste River HS project

10 October 2017

Today, Minister Schäfer and Minister Grant visited the new Eerste River High School in Blue Downs, Cape Town. The brand new, state-of-the-art, R60 million school is fast nearing completion since construction commenced in June 2016. Read More

Media alert: Ministers Grant and Schäfer to visit site of brand new school

9 October 2017

Tomorrow, Tuesday 10th October 2017, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, will be visiting the site of the brand new Eerste Rivier High School in Blue Downs. Read More

National Transport Minister to visit WC transport infrastructure projects

9 October 2017

Minister Maswanganyi inspects progress on million rands worth of transport infrastructure projects in Western Cape Read More

WC Cabinet to Discuss SANDF Intervention in Fight Against Gang Violence

9 October 2017

WC Cabinet to Discuss SANDF Intervention in Fight Against Gang Violence Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to engage with Hangberg, Marikana and Ocean View

9 October 2017

This week, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be engaging various communities who have recently expressed unhappiness about the scourge of crime, violence, gangs and drugs in their communities, including the broader... Read More

Friendly competition at Cape Winelands Better Together Games

9 October 2017

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with Old Mutual, Nedbank and Peninsula Beverages, Read More

Olympic values celebrated at Olympic Day

9 October 2017

Approximately 210 children celebrated the Olympic values and participated in various sports codes during the Olympic and Paralympic Day that took place on 7 October 2017. Read More

Seven killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

9 October 2017

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

Batavia School of Skills wins third prize at road safety competition

7 October 2017

Three schools represented the Western Cape at the National Participatory Educational Technique Competition in Rustenburg, North West from 2 to 7 October 2017. Read More

We Reject Malicious Argus Front-Page Lead

6 October 2017

We Reject Malicious Argus Front-Page Lead Read More

The Western Cape takes double gold at the national Young Historians' awards

6 October 2017

Dayyaan Edries, a Grade 10 learner from Vista Nova High School and his teacher Ms. Pertunia Mutheiwana, won the National Young Historians' Award which was held at the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria from 29th September to 2nd October 2017. Read More

DCAS Supports Knowledge Economy At LIASA Conference

6 October 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) supported the 18th Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) Conference that took place in Gauteng f Read More

World Teachers' Day 2017 - let's celebrate our teachers!

5 October 2017

Dr Forest E Witcraft, said that: "A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank ... but the world may be a better place because I made a difference in the life... Read More

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