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News and Speeches Archive


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

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

Tourism industry working together to ensure visitor safety

11 December 2018

As the province heads into the peak tourism season, partners in the Western Cape’s tourism industry have committed to working together to ensure that tourism safety is a priority. 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

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

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

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

Minister Beverley Schäfer launches Overberg Meander bike route

10 December 2018

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer today launched the fourth in a series of cycling routes being developed by the Western Cape Government, aimed at increasing cycle t 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

New book documents Ceres earthquake experiences

6 December 2018

The story of the earthquake that devastated three Western Cape towns in 1969 can now be viewed from the perspective of survivors, following the release of Ons Onthou, 29 September 1969 (We Remember, 29 September 1969) on Wednesday, 5 December 2018. 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

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to give feedback on police oversight; one month

5 December 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday 6 December, Minister Alan Winde will address the media to provide feedback on his recent oversight visits across the Western Cape to eleven police stations, which includes a satellite office. Read More

Minister Grant to unveil latest enforcement technology at festive season launch

5 December 2018

Tomorrow morning, Thursday 6 December 2018, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, will launch the Integrated Provincial Traffic Operational Plan for the Festive Season 2018/2019. Read More

Weekly report on Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services operations

5 December 2018

Weekly report on Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services operations, 26 November – 2 December 2018 Read More

GreenCape nominated for international energy award

5 December 2018

  GreenCape has been named as a finalist in the Grid Edge category for the 2018 S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards.   Read More

Western Cape Cabinet greenlights “Better Living” affordable housing development

5 December 2018

Western Cape Cabinet greenlights “Better Living” affordable housing development Read More