News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape sports pioneers honoured at Legends Awards ceremony

14 December 2018

Some of the most important figures in Western Cape sports history were honoured for their contributions on Thursday, 13 December 2018 when they were officially named as Sport Legends by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

Expected delays on provincial roads

13 December 2018

Construction activities at various Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) road infrastructure projects will shut down between 14 December 2018 and 9 January 2019. Read More

Integrated exodus and fatigue management operations

13 December 2018

Many thousands of motorists will be travelling on Western Cape roads during the festive season. Very high traffic volumes at this time of year are expected to cause an increase in moving violations, reckless and negligent driving, speeding, and... Read More

Media release: Minister Winde demands that Minister Cele gives us our fair share

13 December 2018

Minister Alan Winde demands that Minister Cele gives us our fair share; second letter of demand sent Read More

Media Alert: Sport Legends to be honoured by Minister Marais

12 December 2018

Tomorrow, 13 December 2018, Minister Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the 14th Annual Western Cape Sport Legends Awards ceremony in Wellin Read More

Weekly report on Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services operations

12 December 2018

Weekly report on Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services operations, 3 December – 9 December 2018 Read More

Department and Hawks bust corrupt officials for issuing fraudulent documentation

12 December 2018

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Using technology to improve road safety in Overberg

12 December 2018

With new in-vehicle technology, traffic officers in the Overberg District will be working around the clock to help create safer, booze-free roads. Read More

Media Release: New Nyanga Police Station Brings Relief for Residents

11 December 2018

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, says today’s opening of the Samora Machel police station, as part of the Nyanga cluster, is a victory for the Western Cape Government, the local commun Read More

WC DSD Upskills Cape Flats Youth

11 December 2018

Today, at the I am Passion Youth Café in Mitchells Plain, the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, briefed 78 young people on Expanded Public Works Read More

Be alert when cooling down this holiday

10 December 2018

While many of us look forward to taking a well-deserved break during the December and January school holiday, everyone should be on high alert and vigilant when around water. Read More

Overberg to launch Integrated Traffic Operational Plan for the festive season

10 December 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and three local municipalities in the Overberg District will launch an integrated traffic operational plan for the festive season in Caledon on 11 December 2018. Read More

Van nêrens tot êrens: MOD showcase lights up Bellville Civic Centre

10 December 2018

Almost six months of coaching, talent identification and mentoring came to a climax on Friday night as some of the Western Cape’s most talented young performers took to the stage in a showcase hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Department of Human Settlements Delivers Title Deeds To Delft Residents

10 December 2018

Residents in Delft became proud home owners on Monday 3 December 2018 when they received their title deeds from Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela and ward councillors in the area. Read More

Child safety over the December holidays

10 December 2018

As many of us begin our summer holidays, it is essential that we prioritise the safety of our children. Every precaution must be taken to protect them when enjoying beach days, family braais, hikes, movie days at home, shopping and camping trips. Read More

Two new mobile alcohol evidentiary units to be deployed in hot spots

6 December 2018

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

DCAS shines at Service Excellence awards

6 December 2018

On Tuesday, 4 December 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) once again demonstrated the impact of its programmes by winning two awards at the annual Western Cape Premier’s Service Excellence Awards. Read More

Mossel Bay’s history preserved for future generations

6 December 2018

The history of Mossel Bay has been preserved for generations to come after the Western Cape Government’s Oral History Initiative was launched in the Garden Route town on Monday.   Read More

Media Release:Taking the fight on behalf of victims of crime to the national MEC

6 December 2018

TAKING THE FIGHT ON BEHALF OF VICTIMS OF CRIME TO THE NATIONAL MINISTER Statement by Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, as delivered at a media conference today 6 December 2018 Read More

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