News and Speeches Archive

Central Karoo athletes achieve gold and silver at Provincial RSDP

31 October 2018

On Saturday 27 October 2018 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) co-hosted the Provincial Rural Sport Development Programme (RSDP) Game Read More

Advocate assassination shows SAPS’ inability to clamp down on gang warfare

30 October 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Advocate assassination shows SAPS’ inability to clamp down on gang warfare Read More

Minister calls on WC to support fire victims

30 October 2018

The Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, conveys his deepest condolences to the family of the eight Karatara residents who lost their lives in a fire yesterday. The victims of the fire include two women, an unborn child... Read More

George Fires

30 October 2018

  The Outeniqua Fire in the George area remains active on the mountain slopes and the situation remains serious with bad conditions prevailing. Read More

Western Cape has created 95 000 new jobs in the past year

30 October 2018

The Stats SA quarterly labour force survey, released today, shows that the Western Cape has created 95 000 new jobs in the past year, with the drought-hit agricultural sector showing promising signs of recovery.   Read More

Enforcement unit deployed to protect rail commuters and infrastructure

29 October 2018

Joint media release between the City of Cape Town, Western Cape Government and PRASA Read More

Active participation at 2018 Metro Better Together Games

29 October 2018

The sweltering heat could not dampen the enthusiasm of staff members from the 13 Western Cape Government departments who attended the Metro Better Together Games on Friday, 26 October 2018. Read More

ASGC celebrates arts showcase at Baxter

29 October 2018

On Saturday, 27 October 2018 Read More

Palliative care is part of health care!

29 October 2018

  When a person reaches the end-of-life stage we look for ways of making that person’s journey as comfortable as possible. Palliative care provides such support. Read More

New West Coast (South) District Safety Plan to address road safety harms

29 October 2018

An integrated enforcement, education and engineering road safety plan for the southern part of the West Coast District was launched on Friday 26 October 2018 in Morreesburg by the Read More

Check your driving licence card status

29 October 2018

If you've applied for a driving licence card from July 2018, you can check the status of your application by sending an SMS. The Driving Licence Card Account (DLCA) has implemented an SMS shortcode which will allow applicants to check their status. Read More

WC DSD supports fire victims in Overcome Heights

29 October 2018

The Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, conveys his deepest sympathies to those who have been displaced due to a fire that broke out on Thursday 25 October in the Overcome Heights informal settlement in Lavender Hills. Read More

WC Cabinet supports recommendation to dispose of old Conradie Hospital site

26 October 2018

Western Cape Cabinet Supports Recommendation to Dispose of Old Conradie Hospital Site For Better Living Model Development Read More

Matric update and appeal to part-time learners

25 October 2018

Today, National Senior Certificate candidates will be writing Tourism and Information Technology. Tomorrow, they will be writing Mathematics, Mathematics Literacy and Technical Mathematics and Religion Studies. We wish all our candidates the best... Read More

Journey to Service Excellence winners announced

25 October 2018

Gilbert Muchanyara, from Gilbert’s Catering in Hermanus is this year’s Journey to Service Excellence hero. Muchanyara runs a restaurant, takeaway and catering business in Mount Pleasant. Read More

Minister Madikizela to hand over houses in Oudtshoorn and Bitou

23 October 2018

Today, Tuesday 23 October 2018, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over more than 300 houses in Oudtshoorn and visit a construction site in Bitou. Read More

DSD in WC supports fire victims and calls for caution

22 October 2018

The Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, conveys his deepest condolences to the family of Read More

Minister Schafer wishes learners in the WC good luck for the upcoming NSC exams

22 October 2018

For the majority of our NSC candidates, Tuesday marks the start of the 2018 NSC examination period with many candidates across the Western Cape writing their first NSC examination - English Home Language, English First Additional Language and... Read More

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