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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Schäfer and Minister Grant encourage learners to celebrate responsibly

26 November 2018

Joint statement by Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer and Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant Read More

Media Release: Chrysalis Graduates Can Contribute to Creating a Safer Province

26 November 2018

Chrysalis Graduates Can Contribute to Creating a Safer Western Cape Read More

Western Cape Gambling Board Call for comment

26 November 2018

Applications were received from the following candidates for appointment to the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board in respect of vacancies advertised: Read More

Minister Schäfer and Minister Grant encourage learners to celebrate responsibly

26 November 2018

Today, the majority of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Candidates will write their last examination - English Home Language and English First Additional Language, Paper 3. Read More

Coronation Double Century contributing to economic development in the Overberg

26 November 2018

Over the weekend, hundreds of cyclists descended on Swellendam for the 26th Coronation Double Century.   The gruelling 202km race is one of the largest team trials in the world.   Read More

#ManUp for better Health

23 November 2018

Men often take their health for granted. It is time to #ManUp and go for regular health check-ups to detect and treat preventable health problems early. Men of all ages (including boys and youths) should go for regular check-ups and those over 40... Read More

Media Alert: Invitation to Chrysalis Academy formal Graduation

23 November 2018

MEDIA ALERT: INVITATION TO CHRYSALIS ACADEMY FORMAL GRADUATION 23 November 2018 Read More

Project update on Groot-Brakrivier roadworks

22 November 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 Wolwedans. Read More

Premier Zille urges responsible shopping this Black Friday

22 November 2018

Premier Zille urges responsible shopping this Black Friday Read More

Paarl Residents Get Assistance At Affordable Housing Open Day

22 November 2018

The Department together with the Drakenstein Municipality recently hosted an Affordable Housing Open Day to assist residents who wish to access  affordable housing subsidies and programmes from government. Read More

Amy Foundation: WC DSD to perform M&E today

22 November 2018

The Provincial Department of Social Development has received reports that the Amy Foundation has closed its offices from 20 November 2018 and that it will not be reop Read More

Rate hike: consumers carrying the cost of corruption and poor policy decisions

22 November 2018

Today’s decision by the Reserve Bank to increase interest rates will have the biggest impact on the poor and is the result of poor policy decisions made by the national government, Minister of Economic Opportunities in the Western Cape, Beverley... Read More

Province’s top entrepreneurs honoured at Western Cape Entrepreneurship Awards

22 November 2018

The winners in the Western Cape Entrepreneurship Awards, were crowned last night, with Oco Life, a holistic lifestyle business using traditional African herbs to create organic essential oils, walking away with the overall award and the award for... Read More

Western Cape Government Medium Term Budget Policy Statement 2018

22 November 2018

Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr. Read More

Stellenbosch/ Klapmuts roadworks near completion

21 November 2018

Current roadworks on the R44 between Stellenbosch and Klapmuts are expected to be completed towards the end of December 2018. This R66 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project started in July 2017. Read More

Auditor General confirms Western Cape as cleanest government

21 November 2018

Auditor General confirms Western Cape as cleanest government Read More

Overberg District Academy opens at refurbished Glaskasteel Sports Complex

21 November 2018

The Overberg’s most talented young athletes are one step closer to reaching the top after the upgraded Glaskasteel Sports Complex in Bredasdorp was officially reopened on Monday following a R700 000 refurbishment. Read More

Statement by Minister Beverley Schäfer on World Fisheries Day

21 November 2018

Today is World Fisheries Day which highlights the important role of fishing in communities around the world.   One in ten people in the world rely on fishing and aquaculture to support their livelihoods.   Read More

Media release:Winde reiterates offer of salary money for more police reservists

21 November 2018

Media release: Winde reiterates offer of salary money to get more police reservists on patrol 21 November 2018 Read More

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