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News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: MEC Alan Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner Press Conference

7 November 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday 8 November, following a meeting with the Western Cape SAPS management, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde will host a press conference. He will be joined by the Provincial Police Commissioner, Lt Gen Jula.  Read More

Statement by Minister Beverley Schäfer on World Responsible Tourism Day

7 November 2018

Today marks World Responsible Tourism Day which aims to encourage the travel and tourism industry and the traveling public to commit to practices which are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.   Read More

Roadworks begin between Holgaten, Oudtshoorn and Uniondale

6 November 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a project to improve and reseal 16,5 km of Trunk Road 75 section 1 (TR75/1) between Holgaten and Oudtshoorn, and to reseal 6,7 km of Trunk Road 1 section 2 (TR1/2) Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais bids farewell to SA Homeless Street Soccer Team

6 November 2018

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO OFFICIALLY BID FAREWELL TO SA HOMELESS STREET SOCCER WORLD CUP TEAM Read More

New spokespersons for Premier Helen Zille and Minister Alan Winde

6 November 2018

New spokespersons for Premier Helen Zille and Minister Alan Winde Read More

MEC Fritz opens Villiersdorp Youth Café

6 November 2018

Today, the Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, launched the Villiersdorp Youth Café, the 9th Read More

Values-based leadership in local government

6 November 2018

Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer hosted the fourth annual Municipal Finance Forum on 5 and 6 November 2018 in Caledon themed: Values-based leadership in local government. Read More

WC Dam levels show slight drop

5 November 2018

Dam levels in the Western Cape are showing a slight decrease as the province enters the summer season. The average dam level across the province as at 11 November was 59.6% full. As at 26 September 2016 the levels were above 60%. Read More

A victory for Uitzig HS learners - WC High Court rules in favour of MEC

5 November 2018

Last week, the Western Cape High Court ruled that the application brought by the SGB of the school challenging my decision to close Uitzig High School, be dismissed with costs. Read More

Human Settlements deliver title deeds to elderly residents in Piketberg

5 November 2018

Residents in Piketberg, along the West Coast region, were overjoyed when they received their Title Deeds on 1 November 2018 from the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela and Executive Mayor of the area, Ray van Rooy.  Read More

MEC Fritz to open Villiersdorp Youth Café

5 November 2018

Tomorrow, the Minister of Social Development (DSD) in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz,  will be launching its 9 Read More

Isaac Ntoto of Mossel Bay wins the 2018 Prestige Agri Award

4 November 2018

  This year’s winner of the Prestige Agri Award is Isaac Ntoto, from Garden of Eden Berries in Brandwag, Mossel Bay.   The announcement was made at a gala event held at the Nederburg Wine Estate on Saturday night.   Read More

WCED announces top teachers and principals

4 November 2018

On Friday, the WCED hosted the 2019 Provincial Teaching Awards. Read More

Response to ANC statement on Rustenberg Girls Junior School

4 November 2018

I note the statement by Western Cape ANC education spokesperson, Theo Olivier, regarding the Rustenburg Junior school incident. Read More

Take caution during Paediatric Surge Season

3 November 2018

Incidents of Diarrhoea Disease (DD) will be on the increase as we head into summer, with children under the age of five being particularly affected.  Read More

Anti-gang unit welcomed, will there be more?

2 November 2018

Anti-gang unit welcomed, will there be more? Read More

Minister Beverley Schäfer welcomes the adjustment of rock lobster TAC

2 November 2018

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer, notes the adjusted Total Allowable Catch (TAC) of West Coast Rock Lobster by the National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in the lead up to the 2018/19 recreational... Read More

Bus advertisement promotes child road safety

2 November 2018

As part of this November’s #WalkSafe initiative, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has launched a bus advertising campaign in Read More

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