News and Speeches Archive

Road safety first this Easter

29 March 2018

Provincial Traffic Services (PTS) officials and their partner agencies will be hard at work keeping Western Cape roads safe this Easter and beyond. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

29 March 2018

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Future management of water, waste under the spotlight Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

29 March 2018

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. The average level for dams across the Western Cape for the week starting 26 March is 18.2% (2017: 25.6 %). Read More

SASSA R10 bank charge: The poor shouldn’t pay for SASSA mistakes

29 March 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the fleecing of R10 in bank charges from the Read More

It’s all-hands-on-deck as law enforcement gears up for busy Easter period

29 March 2018

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

Two Oceans runners can save water and support local this weekend

29 March 2018

Runners receive locally made Drybath, to help save water Read More

Western Cape Government Education Budget Vote 2018/2019

28 March 2018

Madam Speaker, before I present the 2018/2019 Budget for Education in the Western Cape, it is my privilege to welcome a number of special guests today, who I will be referring to during the course of my speech, where appropriate. Read More

Media Statement: Libraries, Culture and Sport prioritised in DCAS 2018/19 Budget

28 March 2018

On 27 March 2018 Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais delivered the Department’s 2018/19 Budget Vote Speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

MEC Fritz delivers 2018 Social Development Budget Vote Speech

28 March 2018

Budget Speech Vote 7 on Social Development Read More

Minister Grant to brief the media on plans ahead of busy Easter period

28 March 2018

Tomorrow, 29 March 2018, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and the Department’s Provincial Traffic Chief will be briefing the media on the 2018 Read More

2018/2019 Department of Community Safety Budget Speech

28 March 2018

SPEECH BY THE WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY, DAN PLATODURING A SITTING IN THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENTVOTE 4 – COMMUNITY SAFETY – WESTERN CAPE APPROPRIATION BILL   Date: 28 March 2018 Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Community Safety Budget 2018/19

28 March 2018

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety   Community Safety Budget 2018/19 – building on partnerships to help improve safety   Read More

“Jintoe” sex list saga: Department to assist cyber-bullying victims

27 March 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) will intervene, and render psycho-social counselling support to the 31 children mentioned i Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schafer to present the 2018/19 Education Budget Speech

27 March 2018

Tomorrow, Wednesday 28th March 2018, at 14h00, Minister Schäfer will be delivering the 2018/2019 Education Budget Vote speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

Health Budget 2018

27 March 2018

Dr Nomafrench Mbombo 2018 Department of Health Budget Speech   Madam Speaker   Honourable Premier, Helen Zille   Cabinet Colleagues and Members of the Provincial Parliament Read More

2018/19 Social Development budget speech to be delivered by MEC Albert Fritz

27 March 2018

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will deliver the Budget Vote 7 on Social Development for 2018/19 speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

Joint Statement by the Western Cape Government and City of Cape Town- NHW Awards

27 March 2018

Joint Media Release by Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, City of Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member: Safety, Security & Social Services, Alderman JP Smith Read More

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela to deliver Departmental Budget Vote Speech

26 March 2018

On Wednesday 28 March 2018, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will deliver his departmental Budget Speech for the Department of Human Settlements, in which he will highlight the budget priorities and allocation of... Read More

The Inaugural Neighbourhood Watch Awards 2017/18

26 March 2018

The first ever Neighbourhood Watch Awards ceremony was held on the evening of 26 March 2018, at the Cape Town Civic Centre, by The City Of Cape Town, in partnership with the Department of Community Safety, in honour and appreciation of Neighbourhood... Read More

SGB Elections 2018: Minister Schafer highlights importance of handover process

26 March 2018

The South African Schools Act (SASA), 1996 (Act 84 of 1996) gives governing bodies considerable powers to govern schools as part of the key structures of our democracy. Read More

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