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News and Speeches Archive

Good progress with roadworks near Groot-Brakrivier

10 October 2018

Good progress is being made with a Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade the portion of MR344 (R102) between Hartenbos and Groot-Brakrivier, as well as the portion of DR1578 between Tergniet and Wol Read More

Media alert: MEC Debbie Schäfer to witness NSC pledge signing

10 October 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday 11th October 2018, MEC Debbie Schäfer will be visiting Fisantekraal High School to caution candidates about cheating ahead of the 2018 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations and to witness the signing of a commitment... Read More

Western Cape Cabinet Resolution on Police Under-resourcing

10 October 2018

Western Cape Cabinet Resolution on Police Under-resourcing Read More

SASSA’s striking staff disrupt Social Services and Grants

10 October 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) for yet again disru Read More

Western Cape Cabinet Resolution on Police Under-resourcing

10 October 2018

Western Cape Cabinet Resolution on Police Under-resourcing Read More

SASSA’s striking staff disrupt Social Services and Grants

10 October 2018

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) for yet again disrupting the delivery of services and the distribution of social grants to millions of beneficiaries. Read More

WC Water Update – R974 million in funding allocated for disaster recovery

9 October 2018

WC Water Update – Funding allocated for disaster recovery 8 October 2018 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

Premier Zille and Cabinet Ministers to Host Press Conference on Crime

9 October 2018

Premier Zille and Cabinet Ministers to Host Press Conference on Crime Read More

DSD Annual Report 2017/18

9 October 2018

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, tabled the department’s annual report for the 2017/18 financial year. The Department has obtained a clean audit for the fifth consecutive year. Read More

Specialised Units or yet another fly-by-night gimmick?

9 October 2018

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety There are serious questions surrounding Police Minister Bheki Cele’s latest promise of an apparent new Anti-Gang Unit to be launched on the Cape Flats on 1 November 2018. Read More

Another central line train burned

9 October 2018

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has confirmed the burning of another eight train carriages at Cape Town Station today (9 October 2018). Read More

MEC Schafer extends condolences to the late MEC Mandla Makupula's family

8 October 2018

It is with great sadness that I have heard of the passing of my colleague in the Eastern Cape, MEC Mandla Makupula. In the time that I knew him, he was always cheerful, despite health challenges. Read More

Fourth and Final Term of 2018 set to be a busy and important one

8 October 2018

Tomorrow more than a million learners in the Western Cape will return to school for the fourth and final term of the 2018 academic year. Read More

Raising of Clanwilliam Dam Wall Must Be Completed

8 October 2018

Raising of Clanwilliam Dam Wall Must Be Completed Read More

Minister Madikizela to hand over houses in Saldanha Bay

8 October 2018

Tomorrow, Tuesday 9 October 2018, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, along with the Executive Mayor of Saldanha Bay Municipality, Mr Marius Koen, will hand over 21 houses to residents of Hopefield in Saldanha Bay Read More

WCED Announces a plan to address teacher stress and safety challenges

5 October 2018

Today I join my colleagues in the WCED in celebrating our teachers who make a difference every day in the life of a child. The WCED is pleased to mark this day, as we celebrate the important contribution that teachers make in providing quality... Read More

Cosatu Playing Politics on Crime in Western Cape

4 October 2018

Cosatu Playing Politics on Crime in Western Cape Read More

Government brings services to Zwelihle community

4 October 2018

The Department of Local Government in partnership with other provincial departments and the Overstrand Municipality, will be implementing an “Emergency Thusong Outreach” in Zwelihle Township to ensure citizens that were affected by the recent... Read More

Career Awareness Week: 15-19 Oct 2018: Preparing learners for the world of work

4 October 2018

The subject decisions that young people make at school have a big impact on their lives - affecting both their further education, training and employment opportunities. Choosing a career is incredibly important, and it requires matching interests... Read More

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