News and Speeches Archive

Buttskop level crossing crash claims seven lives

27 April 2018

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

2019 Admissions Update and learner growth in the Western Cape

26 April 2018

Earlier this year the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) introduced a new online function to assist parents with tracking applications for admission to public schools. Read More

Welcoming Address On the Development of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy

26 April 2018

Honourable Premier of the Western Cape, Ms Helen Zille  Cabinet Colleagues; Honourable members of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament Executive Mayors and Councillors Read More

Spreading The Love For Reading

24 April 2018

‘Reading Empowers’ was the message that was spread throughout Strand during World Book Day on 23 April 2018 at Suider-Strand Library. Read More

Schools across the Western Cape will remain open on Wednesday 25th April 2018

24 April 2018

Schools across the Western Cape will remain open on Wednesday 25th April 2018 despite the planned strike action. The planned strike action is not a legitimate reason to close schools. Read More

Statement By Minister Anroux Marais: Congratulations To Omar Badsha

23 April 2018

STATEMENT BY MINISTER ANROUX MARAIS: CONGRATULATIONS TO OMAR BADSHA ON BEING RECOGNISED WITH A NATIONAL ORDER Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais Unveils Provincial Heritage Site Plaque

20 April 2018

MEDIA STATEMENT: MINISTER MARAIS UNVEILS PROVINCIAL HERITAGE SITE PLAQUE AT OLD GRANARY COMPLEX, BUITENKANT STREET Read More

DCAS Funding Help Grows Cape Winelands Sport

20 April 2018

Cape Winelands sport federations received funding totaling R 1 470 000 from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) to support their activities for the new financial year. Read More

Heritage Plaque Recognises Shared Inheritance of Old Granary

20 April 2018

On 19 April 2018, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais unveiled a ceramic plaque to mark the provincial heritage status of the Old Granary Complex in Buitenkant Street, Cape Town. Read More

Media Alert: Provincial Heritage Site Plaque To Be Unveiled By Minister Marais

19 April 2018

MEDIA ALERT:  NEW PROVINCIAL HERITAGE SITE PLAQUE TO BE UNVEILED BY MINISTER MARAIS    Read More

DCAS Invests Over R 2 Million In Eden Sport Federations

19 April 2018

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) along with Minister Anroux Marais officially handed over R 2 095 000.00 of funding to 34 federations in th Read More

Overberg Sport Federations Receive DCAS Funding

19 April 2018

On Wednesday, 18 April 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the annual cheque handover ceremony in Grabouw, where Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais Read More

Fifteen people were killed this week on Western Cape roads

19 April 2018

Forensic Pathology Services data indicates 15 people were killed between 10 and 17 April on Western Cape roads. Ten of the fatalities were pedestrians (66%), and three were passengers. Read More

Statement By Dr Nomafrench Mbombo

18 April 2018

Western Cape Health MEC condemns intimidation during Select Committee’s oversight visit to Khayelitsha HospitalWESTERN CAPE MINISTRY OF HEALTH Read More

Beaufort West local office to be launched by Minister Albert Fritz

17 April 2018

Tomorrow, Western Cape Social Development MEC Adv. Albert Fritz, will launch the department’s Beaufort West local office. Read More

Premier Zille to Address National Anti-Corruption Strategy Public Consultation

17 April 2018

Premier Zille to Address National Anti-Corruption Strategy Public Consultation Read More

Media release: PHA study shows major agri growth and jobs contribution of zone

17 April 2018

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities Independent PHA study shows major agro growth and jobs contribution of zone. 17 April 2018 Read More

Minister Winde to release the findings of the PHA study

16 April 2018

In 2017, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture commissioned an independent study into the agricultural value of the Philippi Horticultural Area in order to contribute meaningfully to future decision making around the use of this land. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais To Present Funding To Federations Across Province

16 April 2018

MEDIA ALERT:  MINISTER MARAIS TO PRESENT FUNDING TO FEDERATIONS ACROSS THE PROVINCE     Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

13 April 2018

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell New regional landfill facility for Eden District Read More

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