News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Premier Zille Welcomes Clean Bill of Financial Health for Western Cape

5 October 2017

Premier Zille Welcomes Clean Bill of Financial Health for Western Cape Read More

AGSA Gives Western Cape A Clean Bill Of Financial Health

5 October 2017

The Western Cape Government has once again delivered an impressive set of audit results. This was highlighted during the presentation of the 2016/2017 audit outcomes by the Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA) in the Western Cape Legislature.  Read More

Residents invited to have their say on Atlantis SEZ

4 October 2017

Western Cape residents are invited to have their say on the designation of the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

4 October 2017

WC Water Update – Drought Crisis continues   The average water level for dams across the Western Cape is 35.8%. In the corresponding period last year, dam levels were at 62%. Read More

MEC Fritz holds Human Trafficking Awareness Week silent protest

4 October 2017

To mark Human Trafficking Awareness Week, which runs from the 2nd to the 6th October 2017, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, led an anti-human trafficking silent protest in Cape Town. Read More

Response of decision to close Uitzig High School

4 October 2017

After much consideration, I have decided to close Uitzig High School with effect from next year. My decision was made after due process in terms of the South African Schools Act was complied with, and mindful of the fact that high court litigation... Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato: 12 year sentence for EMS attacker welcomed

4 October 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety 12 year sentence for EMS attacker welcomed   Date: 4 October 2017 Release: Immediate Read More

Transport Month focus at First Thursday

4 October 2017

Making it easier for residents to travel around the city is the focus of this week’s First Thursday. October is Transport Month, and First Thursday at the Ministry of Economic Opportunities will showcase exciting developments in sustainable... Read More

Seven killed on Western Cape roads

3 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

Province-wide Plan to Respond to Avian Influenza Outbreak

3 October 2017

Today, 2 October 2017, Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, and the Western Cape Government team driving the avian influenza recovery plan, b Read More

Human Trafficking Awareness Week: Department to hold lunchtime silent protest

3 October 2017

Tomorrow, 04 October 2017, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD), will lead a silent protest on along St. Georges Mall in Cape Town to raise awareness about the dangers of human trafficking. Read More

2017 NSC: Thousands of matrics attend WCED spring schools

3 October 2017

Roman philosopher Seneca once said, "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity" and with only 19 days to go to the National Senior Certificate Examinations (NSC) 2017, this is a crucial time for our Grade 12 learners where preparation... Read More

Judge Ian Farlam appointed as mediator in minibus taxi dispute

2 October 2017

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

Registrations open for Senior Examinations 2018

2 October 2017

I am aware that there are a number of learners in the Western Cape, who for very different reasons were not able to write their matric examinations or complete their high school careers. Read More

Team Western Cape takes 3rd place at Indigenous Games

2 October 2017

The Western Cape Team that participated in the 12th South African Indigenous Games Festival in Polokwane from 22 to 29 September 2017 achieved outstanding results and was placed third overall of the 9 provinces. Read More

Human Trafficking Awareness Week: Department to continue fight against scourge

2 October 2017

Today is the start of Human Trafficking Awareness Week, which runs from the 2nd to the 6th October 2017. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Debbie Schäfer to visit Grade 12 'Spring School'

2 October 2017

With only 20 days to go to the National Senior Certificate Exams (NSC) 2017, this is a crucial time for our Grade 12 learners. Read More

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