News and Speeches Archive

Water crisis is top priority during adjustments budget

30 November 2017

Mitigating the economic and social impact of the Western Cape’s ongoing drought was one of the top priorities during Economic Opportunities Minister, Alan Winde’s budget allocation today (30 November 2017). Read More

Statement: Greenest Municipalities in the WC Awarded

29 November 2017

Press Release 27 November 2017  Innovation and cooperation bring out the best in municipalities Showcasing winners at 2017 Greenest Municipality Competition Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

29 November 2017

WC Water Update  The average level for dams across the Western Cape for the week starting 27 November is 34% (2016: 56%). Read More

Maths and Music Programmes Recognised at Ministerial Youth Awards

29 November 2017

Maths and Music Programmes Recognised at Ministerial Youth Awards Read More

Department hosts third annual DSD Youth Excellence Awards

29 November 2017

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, yesterday addressed more than 500 guests at the third annual Department of Social Development (DSD) Youth Excellence Awards. Read More

Atlantis firm to add 100 jobs after red tape intervention

28 November 2017

An Atlantis firm is set to add 100 jobs to the local community, due to an intervention by the Western Cape’s Red Tape Reduction Unit. Read More

Roadworks begin near Wilderness

28 November 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started the rehabilitation of Main Road 352 (Hoekwil Road) and Main Road 355 (Saasveld Road) near Wilderness. Read More

Ministers Schäfer and Grant encourage learners to celebrate responsibly

27 November 2017

Joint Statement by Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer and Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - 16 Days of Activism

27 November 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety   ‘Speak Out – be the voice of courage’ this #16DaysofActivism   Date: 25 November 2017 Read More

Three killed on Western Cape roads

27 November 2017

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

MEDIA ALERT:MEC Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Kraaifontein

27 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato takes 16 Days of Activism Campaign - “SPEAK OUT – BE THE VOICE OF COURAGE” to Scottsvillle, Kraaifontein Read More

16 Days of Activism: Over R683-million to support women and children

27 November 2017

As we commemorate the national 16 Days of Activism against Violence on Women and Children, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is calling on citizens to take a stand against violence and abuse! Read More

SS Mendi exhibition reflects on crew’s supreme courage and brotherhood

27 November 2017

On 24 November 2017 Minister Anroux Marais of Cultural Affairs and Sport officially launched the We die like brothers: The sinking of the SS Mendi travelling exhibition at the Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: MINISTER MBOMBO CONDUCTS SAFETY WALK IN KHAYELITSHA

27 November 2017

On Monday, 27 November, Western Cape Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo conducted a safety walk in the streets of Khayelitsha. The aim of this safety walk was to launch the 16 Days of Activism – No violence against women and children campaign.   Read More

Department to host 3rd annual Minister Youth Excellence Awards

27 November 2017

Tomorrow, the Department of Social Development will host the 3rd annual Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards. Read More

Ministers Schäfer and Grant encourage learners to celebrate responsibly

27 November 2017

Tomorrow, Tuesday 28th November 2017, National Senior Certificate (NSC) Candidates will write their last examination, with 924 candidates writing Design and 126 candidates writing Agricultural Management Practices. Read More

Roadworks begin between Prince Albert Road and Prince Albert

24 November 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a R73 million project to reseal a 47 km stretch of road on the R407 between Prince Albert Road and Prince Albert. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato launches 16 Days of Activism campaign

24 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato attends Chrysalis Graduation in Tokai and launches 16 Days of Activism Campaign - “SPEAK OUT – BE THE VOICE OF COURAGE” in Marikana   Read More

Premier Zille visits provincial disaster management centre

24 November 2017

The Provincial Government has completed the equipping of boreholes in Beaufort West, with supply projects in Kynsna and Kannaland expected to reach completion by the end of January. These municipalities are amongst those with the highest risk of... Read More

Media Alert: Oudtshoorn Youth To Be Honoured By Minister Anroux Marais

24 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: OUDTSHOORN YOUTH TO BE HONOURED BY MINISTER MARAIS Tomorrow, 25 November 2017, Minister Anroux Marais will attend the Oudtshoorn Christian Youth Forum’s annual awards ceremony. Read More

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