News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape Blood Donors Thanked for Lifesaving Contributions

14 June 2018

Acknowledged annually during the month of June, National Blood Donor Month reiterates the significance of donating blood. Read More

Minister Plato Launches “Life Counts” Initiative During Youth Month

14 June 2018

On Saturday, 9 June 2018, the Department of Community Safety hosted the Youth Month Launch at Athlone Stadium, Cape Town, as a part of the Department’s youth outreach, empowerment and development efforts. Read More

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

14 June 2018

Malmesbury mosque attack condemned   Date: 14 June 2018 Release: Immediate   Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements’ on Land Invasions and Housing

14 June 2018

Du Noon, Vrygrond, Hermanus, Mitchells Plain, Parkwood, Ocean View, Gugulethu, Gansbaai – these are some of the areas affected by protests for land and housing in the past 4 months alone. Read More

MEC Schafer at the Policy debate on Budget Vote No 14 – Basic Education

14 June 2018

"Chairperson, Minister Motshekga announced in her speech in the National Assembly last month, the measures that her Department is taking to improve quality and efficiency in education throughout the country, with a renewed emphasis on curriculum... Read More

Public Protector Report

12 June 2018

Public Protector Report Read More

Recently upgraded R192 million Hessequa Road officially opened

12 June 2018

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

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

12 June 2018

The average level for dams across the Western Cape for the week starting 11 June was 25.9% (2017: 19.4%). Last week at this time the level was 23.8%. Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato - Your choices can make your “Life Counts”

12 June 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Archives Celebrates #IAD18 with the Paarl Community

11 June 2018

On 8 June 2018, the Western Cape Archives and Records Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) celebrated   Read More

Madikizela To Brief Media on The Department’s Position On Illegal Land Invasions

11 June 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday 14 June 2018, Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will brief the media on the Department of Human Settlement’s position on the ongoing illegal land invasions across the Province. Read More

Minister Grant welcomes 15 year conviction for cable thief

8 June 2018

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

MEDIA ALERT:Life Counts: Minister Plato hosts 2000 youths for Youth Month launch

8 June 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Life Counts: Minister Plato hosts 2000 youths for Youth Month launch Read More

Minister joins celebration of 16 graduate Grandwest bursary recipients

8 June 2018

To mark Youth Month, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, addressed the Grandwest CSI bursary graduation ceremony. Read More

Grandwest CSI Bursary Graduation dinner to be addressed by Minister Fritz

7 June 2018

Tomorrow, as we mark Youth Month commemorations, the West Read More

High Court's judgement on ongoing SANTACO Western Cape leadership dispute

7 June 2018

Statement by the Department of Transport and Public Works Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to host more than 2000 youths for Youth Month launch

7 June 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to host more than 2000 youths for Youth Month launch Read More

Update on Robertson - Bonnievale roadworks

7 June 2018

A plan is in place to make up for lost time on a Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate the R317 between Robertson and Bonnievale. Read More

Minister Schafer announces R10 000 reward for information following armed attack

5 June 2018

In the last three weeks there have been 4 separate armed attacks on our schools. The armed robberies were timed to take place just after the school day had ended, with learners and educators still participating in after-school activities and... Read More

Progress update on roadworks between Ashton and Montagu

5 June 2018

A plan is in place to make up for lost time on a Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

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