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News and Speeches Archive


Media Release: Western Cape wins big at national LandCare awards

4 October 2018

The Western Cape walked away with several awards at the recent LandCare conference held in Bloemfontein.   LandCare refers to the use of sustainable practices to protect the natural environment and resources.   Read More

Investigation of allegations directed at Helderberg Hospital

4 October 2018

Western Cape Government Health is aware of the issues raised by Mr John Michels and the community of Helderberg and its surrounding areas pertaining to the health care services received from Helderberg Hospital, as well as a planned protest march. Read More

Social Housing Projects is the Future of Housing - Minister Madikizela

3 October 2018

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela marked the launch of the Glenhaven Social Housing Project in Bellville  with a sod-turning ceremony today, 3 October 2018. Read More

Statement by Minister Alan Winde ahead of the jobs summit

3 October 2018

Tomorrow, government, business and labour will head into President Cyril Ramaphosa’s jobs summit. While we welcome the President’s focus on jobs as a priority, we cannot allow this summit to become yet another talk shop, while the country’s... Read More

Local youth introduced to Olympic values

2 October 2018

On Saturday, 29 September 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Cape Town Sport Council hosted the Olympic Day at the Greens Sports Groun Read More

Mossel Bay shared government offices building project begins

2 October 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a R58 million project to transform the Mossel Bay building formerly known as House de Klerk into a Wester Read More

Minister Madikizela To Launch Affordable Rental Housing in Glenhaven, Bellville

2 October 2018

On Wednesday, 3rd October, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will mark the launch of the Glenhaven Social Housing Project with a sod-turning ceremony. Read More

Minister Alan Winde congratulates Zeitz Mocaa on international award

2 October 2018

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde congratulates Cape Town’s Zeitz MOCAA, which has just won the award for overall Cultural Destination of the Year in the Leading Cultural Destinations Awards.   Read More

Statement by MEC Plato - Train arson – R100 000 still available to get culprits

1 October 2018

Train arson – R100 000 still available to get culprits behind bars Last week’s train arson attacks across Cape Town damaged six coaches in three different incidents. Read More

Premier Zille Signs Anti-Corruption Pledge

1 October 2018

Premier Zille Signs Anti-Corruption Pledge Read More

Teamwork and smiles at Eden Better Together Games

1 October 2018

Western Cape Government employees from across the Eden region, as well as local municipalities staff and Infantry School, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), Correctional Services and the South African Police Service attended and took... Read More

Minister Mbombo marks Breast Cancer Awareness month in Mitchell Plain

1 October 2018

Today, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo marked Breast Cancer Awareness month at Mitchells Plain Hospital along with PinkDrive. Read More