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News and Speeches Archive

Media alert: Western Cape schools to celebrate World HIV/Aids Day

30 November 2018

Tomorrow morning, the WCED will be hosting a World  HIV/AIDS day at Garlandale Secondary School in Athlone. Please see attached programme for the event. All eight Education Districts will be participating. The key theme for the days' events is "... Read More

Help us to create booze-free roads

30 November 2018

Traffic officers of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and other law enforcement agencies will have their hands full making our roads safer this December-January holiday period. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to roll out Oral History Initiative in Mossel Bay

30 November 2018

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO OFFICIALLY ROLL OUT ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE IN MOSSEL BAY Read More

New water allocations will help the agricultural sector recover from the drought

30 November 2018

Minister of Economic Opportunities Beverley Schafer welcomes the new water allocations for agricultural, domestic and industry use.   Read More

New Kraaifontein primary school complete

30 November 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works completed the construction of the new Kraaifontein Primary School on 30 November 2018. This R50 million project started in May 2017 and is expected to open its doors in January 2019. Read More

Media Release: National Minister of Police Politicising Anti-Gang Unit

29 November 2018

The provincial Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde says that the national Minister of Police Bheki Cele, is politicising the recently launched anti-gang unit. Read More

WCG and Liquid Telecom expand public Wi-Fi services in Western Cape

29 November 2018

Western Cape Government and Liquid Telecom expand public Wi-Fi services in Western Cape Read More

WCG partners with Liquid Telecom to expand Wi-Fi services across Western Cape

28 November 2018

Western Cape Government partners with Liquid Telecom to expand Wi-Fi services across the Western Cape Read More

Whole-of-Society needed to combat Gender Violence

28 November 2018

To commemorate #16DaysofActivism, the Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, visited the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children, Read More

Media Release: Inaugural Provincial Crime Fighter Awarded and NHW’s Accredited

28 November 2018

At a ceremony today, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, announced the recipient of the Western Cape Government’s inaugural Crime Fighter Award, and gave 61 newly accredited Read More

World AIDS Day 2018

28 November 2018

World AIDS Day: Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the first HIV- positive to HIV-positive kidney transplant Read More

Road safety school education recognition and showcase event

27 November 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) will be hosting a road safety showcase event at the Good Hope Seminary Junior School on 29 November 2018. Read More

MEC Fritz to visit Women’s Shelter

27 November 2018

Tomorrow, in light of 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, the Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, will be conducting an Read More

Roadworks begin between Malmesbury and Muishondrivier

27 November 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started periodic maintenance of Main Road 174 (MR174) between Malmesbury and Muishondrivier. Read More

WC Water Update

27 November 2018

The average water level for dams in the Western Cape currently stands at 60.89% (2017: 34.5%). Read More

Manenberg community action plan to be signed today

27 November 2018

Manenberg community action plan to be signed today Read More

Media Alert: Crime Fighter Award and NHW Accreditation Ceremony

27 November 2018

Tomorrow, 28 November 2018, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, will hand over an award to a heroic crime fighter in the Western Cape. Read More

Manenberg Community Action Plan signed

27 November 2018

Manenberg Community Action Plan signed Read More

Minister Beverley Schäfer calls for investigation into catamaran incident

27 November 2018

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer will be requesting a full report from SAMSA and the NSRI to understand the circumstances under which a catamaran carrying five UK tourists capsized last night.   Read More

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