News and Speeches Archive

Update on avian flu in the Western Cape

31 January 2018

Western Cape farmers and bird owners should continue to exercise caution around the bird flu virus by maintaining strict biosecurity measures. Read More

Health Facilities to Remain Operational in the Event of Day Zero

31 January 2018

Health Facilities to Remain Operational in the Event of Day Zero Read More

Premier Requests Urgent Resolution on National Government Funding for Water

31 January 2018

Premier Zille Requests Urgent Resolution on National Government Funding for Water Supply Read More

Media Alert: Celebration of Cultural Expression and Sporting Excellence

31 January 2018

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO CELEBRATE CULTURAL EXPRESSION AND SPORTING EXCELLENCE IN SOUTHERN CAPE   Read More

Children and senior pedestrians at risk on Western Cape roads

31 January 2018

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services (PTS) indicates that nine people died on the province’s roads this week, one of them a pedestrian killed in an alleged hit-and-run on the N7. Read More

Premier Zille to Brief Health & Education Leaders on Water Crisis

30 January 2018

Premier Zille to Brief Health & Education Leaders on Water Crisis Read More

27 For Freedom Festival Kicks off with a Soccer Challenge

29 January 2018

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), Department of Correctional Services (DCS) and Avbob officially kicked off the Read More

Red tape reduction focus at Ministry First Thursday

29 January 2018

This First Thursday, the Western Cape Ministry of Economic Development will focus on reducing red tape for businesses. The Western Cape’s Red Tape Reduction Unit will be launching their new look website and their small business start-up guide at... Read More

Clean Hands For Better Health

26 January 2018

Summer is in full swing and with it comes the heightened risk of contracting germs that cause diarrhoea. Children, especially those under five-years-old, are most at risk of contracting diarrhoea. Read More

Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde on cruise ship season

26 January 2018

The arrival in Cape Town today of the luxurious Queen Mary ocean liner marks the peak of a strong cruise season for Cape Town. Read More

Weekly road safety report: 17 - 23 January 2018

25 January 2018

Good news as Forensic Pathology Services data indicates a 4,3% drop in Western Cape road traffic fatalities in 2017 compared to the previous year. Read More

Media Alert: 290 Ravensmead Children To Receive New Shoes From Minister Marais

25 January 2018

Tomorrow, 26 January 2018, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, in collaboration with the Samaritan’s Feet Organisation will distribute 290 pairs of shoes to vul Read More

Premier Zille to Meet Principals and Health Facility Managers on Water Crisis

24 January 2018

Premier Zille to Meet Principals and Health Facility Managers on Water Crisis Read More

WC Cabinet Receives Security Briefing and Takes Resolution on Water Crisis

24 January 2018

WC Cabinet Receives Security Briefing from SAPS; Takes Resolution on Water Crisis Funding Read More

Local animation studio Triggerfish does the Western Cape proud

24 January 2018

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, has congratulated local animation studio Triggerfish for their superb work on the Oscar nominated film Revolting Rhymes. Read More

Premier Zille to Meet National Disaster Management and Others on Water Crisis

23 January 2018

Premier Helen Zille will meet National Disaster Management, the South African Police Service (SAPS), the South African Defence Force (SANDF), the State Security Agency and other role players in Cape Town today. Read More

Premier Zille Calls for National Drought Disaster Declaration

23 January 2018

Premier Helen Zille has written to President Jacob Zuma requesting that a National Disaster be declared due to the ongoing drought. Read More

We mourn the loss of Hugh Masekela (Minister Anroux Marais)

23 January 2018

STATEMENT BY ANROUX MARAIS, MINISTER OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT   We mourn the loss of Hugh Masekela   It is with great sadness that I heard of the passing of one of South Africa’s music legends, Hugh Masekela. Read More

Media Alert: Green Cape project recognized for international award

23 January 2018

Green Cape's WISP project named runner up in The Circular awards in Davos Read More

DEDAT Congratulates Green Cape on international awards

23 January 2018

The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP), run by Green Cape, has been recognised for its sterling and innovative work at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Read More

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