News and Speeches Archive

#SEEANDBESEEN during the Western Cape’s rainy season

31 May 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is appealing to road users to exercise caution as the wet and more dangerous road conditions of winter settle in. Read More

Oral History Initiative launched in Elim

31 May 2018

On Tuesday, 29 May 2018, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, along with Paul Swart, Mayor of the Cape Agulhas Municipality, launched the Read More

Child Protection Week: Department hosts ECD organizations for engagement

30 May 2018

To mark National Child Protection Week, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) hosted a registration support stakeholder engagement with 18 social Read More

Attempts to politicize taxi violence in Delft shortsighted

30 May 2018

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

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Mitchells Plain violence condemned

29 May 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Mitchells Plain violence, destruction and looting condemned Date: 29 May 2018 Release: Immediate Read More

Operation “THATHA ZONKE” a notable success

29 May 2018

21 May 2018 – 27 May 2018 The recent national bus strike led to illegal public transport operations and lawlessness by minibus taxi operators in the George area. Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

29 May 2018

The average level for dams across the Western Cape for the week starting 28 May was 19% (2017: 18%). Last week at this time the level was 16.6%. Read More

Media Release: Minister Alan Winde welcomes Rainmaker Rollercoaster to WC

29 May 2018

The world's first seven day gravel, point-to-point race to take place in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Release: Minister Alan Winde welcomes Rainmaker Rollercoaster to WC

29 May 2018

The world's first seven day gravel, point-to-point race to take place in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais To Roll Out Oral History Initiative In Elim

29 May 2018

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO OFFICIALLY ROLL OUT ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE IN ELIM Read More

Eye-On-The-Child rolled out to mark start of Child Protection Week

28 May 2018

To mark the start of Child Protection Week, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will roll-out the innovative Eye-On-The-Child programme. Read More

Old Malmesbury Road roadworks reach practical completion

28 May 2018

Motorists are now able to travel on upgraded roads and bridges on the Old Malmesbury Road between Abbotsdale and Kalbaskraal which were completed this month. Read More

Media Release: New SMME support platform will give entrepreneurs a digital boost

28 May 2018

A new tool that will help small businesses become more digitally savvy is set to be released by the Department of Economic Development and Tourism later this year.   Read More

DSD Child Protection Week to be launched by Minister Fritz in Oudtshoorn

27 May 2018

Tomorrow, The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz will launch Child Protection Week with an oversight visit to the DSD local office in Oudtshoorn. Read More

Western Cape Education MEC and HOD meet with EE leadership

27 May 2018

On Thursday evening (24th May 2018), we held a very productive meeting with the leadership of Equal Education (EE) regarding the current concerning allegations of sexual harassment against three of their senior leaders. Read More

Child Protection Week – week planner

25 May 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development will be commemorating national Child Protection Week (28 May – 4 June 2018) with a series of events under the theme, “Child Protection is Everyone’s Responsibility”. Read More

Media Alert: Central Karoo Sport Clubs To Receive Equipment From Minister Marais

25 May 2018

MEDIA ALERT: CENTRAL KAROO SPORT CLUBS TO RECEIVE SPORT EQUIPMENT FROM MINISTER MARAIS   Read More

Community Safety supports SAPS at Lavender Hill Community Imbizo

25 May 2018

The Department of Community Safety was invited by the South African Police Service to exhibit at the Community Imbizo that took place on Friday, 25 May 2018, at Steenberg’s Battlefield Sports Read More

STATEMENT: Western Cape Government welcomes latest audit outcomes

24 May 2018

Western Cape Government welcomes Audit outcomes 23 May 2018 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

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