News and Speeches Archive

GLTC visit Kraaifontein Community Health Clinic

19 July 2018

Gene Louw Traffic College visit Kraaifontein Community Health Clinic , for their 67 minutes.   Read More

DCAS Invests In Aspiring Writers

19 July 2018

The Script Development Initiative hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), was concluded during the weekend of 14 July 2018. Read More

Minister Schafer calls for an end to violence in Zwelihle

19 July 2018

Four schools in Zwelihle were closed for the third day today (Thursday 19th July 2018) owing to violent protest action in the area. Read More

Mandela Day: Minister Fritz joins charity drive by celebrity Chef, Jenny Morris

19 July 2018

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, commemorated Mandela Day by joining celebrity Chef, Jenny Morris for the soup kitchen charity drive. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to accredit 44 Neighbourhood Watches in City

18 July 2018

This evening, Wednesday, 18 July 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will award accreditation certificates to 44 newly approved Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Structures at an official accreditation ceremony in Goodwood. Read More

Premier to Commemorate Mandela Day at Leap Science & Maths Schools Initiative

18 July 2018

Premier Zille to Commemorate Mandela Day at Leap Science & Maths Schools Initiative   Read More

MEC Schafer congratulates six Cape Town learners on the 59th IMO

18 July 2018

It gives me great pleasure to congratulate the South African team that participated in the 59th International Mathematics Olympiad in Romania from 3rd to 14th July 2018. The learners are: Read More

Teaching and training road safety habits on Madiba Day

18 July 2018

On 18 July 2018, staff members of the Directorate: Road Safety Management in the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) spent 67 minutes teaching learners from Imvumelwano Primary School in Kraaifontein how to use the Read More

Serving others Through Madiba

18 July 2018

The Western Cape Provincial Treasury, Radio Tygerberg 104fm and Spar combined forces this year to donate 1500 bags filled with stationery and VitaKidz porridge to learners at the Dietrich Moravian Primary School in Philippi and as well as the Shiloh... Read More

Human Settlements Joins 100 Homes For 100 Families Nelson Mandela Day Initiative

17 July 2018

Tomorrow,  Wednesday 18 July 2018, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and the Head of Department of Human Settlements, Mr Thando Mguli will honour Nelson Mandela’s legacy by handing over houses to elderly residents in... Read More

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety

17 July 2018

Gugulethu walkabout: Gangsterism continues to hold communities captive   Date: 17 July 2018 Release: Immediate   Read More

Mandela Day - Minister Fritz to join Chef, Jenny Morris charity event

17 July 2018

Tomorrow the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Read More

Nelson Mandela statue to honour icon's links with the Western Cape

16 July 2018

When he was awarded the Freedom of the City of Cape Town in 1997, Nelson Mandela said ‘Cape Town’s greatness lies not only in its contribution to our economy but in its involvement in our country’s history". Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to conduct safety oversight walkabout in Gugulethu

16 July 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to conduct youth gangs focused safety oversight walkabout in Gugulethu Read More

Western Cape and France to build South Africa's First Solar Powered Desalination

16 July 2018

Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, M. Nicolas Hulot, and the Western Cape Government’s MEC for Finance, Dr Ivan Meyer, announced today the funding of the first solar powered desalination unit in South Africa, totalling R8.6... Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

16 July 2018

WC Water Update 16 July 2018 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

Mandela Month: Child Play Therapy Room launched in Mitchells Plain Local Office

16 July 2018

As part of our Mandela Month commemorations and in the run-up to Mandela Day, the Western Cape Department of Social Development launched an innovative Child Play Therapy Room at the Mitchells Plain local office. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: MEC Plato to attend Phusha Phambili July tournament in Khayelitsha

13 July 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato to attend Phusha Phambili July tournament in Khayelitsha Tomorrow, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will attend the weekend long sports and recreational tournament, Phusha Phambili, in Town Two,... Read More

Good progress on major N1 upgrade

13 July 2018

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to upgrade a section of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is 58% complete. Read More

Decline in reported learner pregnancies - Western Cape

12 July 2018

Schools in the Western Cape have reported a decline in learner pregnancies over the past three years from 2 880 in 2015 to 2 148 in 2017. The figure for 2016 was 2 412. The reports refer to totals for the previous year, based on the WCED's annual... Read More

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