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News and Speeches Archive

Thembakazi: DSD WC’s story of hope

5 December 2018

As we come to the end of National Disability Rights Awareness Month, I want to commemorate the month with a story of ithemba, a story of hope. Read More

WC Water Update

4 December 2018

The average dam level in the Western Cape has dropped below 60% and stands at 59.6% (2017:33.5%). At the start of the winter season, the average dam level for the province hit a record low of 16%. Read More

Premier Zille hosts Western Cape Service Excellence Awards 2018

4 December 2018

Premier Zille hosts Western Cape Service Excellence Awards 2018 Read More

An integrated approach to road safety this festive season

4 December 2018

Provincial Traffic Services of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and other road safety agencies in the Western Cape are about to launch integrated traffic law enforcement plans for the festive season. Read More

Energy Security Game Changer launches provincial Solar PV tariff map

4 December 2018

Energy Security Game Changer launches provincial Solar PV tariff map Read More

MEC Fritz to launch Girl Child Programme

4 December 2018

The Girl Child Project will kick off this week, 6 December, with a workshop to empower young girls who are currently in foster care. The programme aims to help young girls from disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their sense of confidence and their... Read More

Wash hands regularly: Your health is in your hands

4 December 2018

The simple yet effective act of washing your hands with water and soap is the first step in preventing the spread of disease-causing germs. Regular hand washing plays an important role in disease prevention since 80% of germs are spread from our... Read More

Premier to lead post-Cabinet briefing decision on old Conradie Hospital site

4 December 2018

Premier Zille to lead post-Cabinet briefing decision on old Conradie Hospital site Read More

Elderly Residents to Receive Title Deeds in Delft

3 December 2018

Tomorrow, Monday 3 December 2018, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will handover title deeds in Delft, in the City of Cape Town municipal area. 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

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: 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

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

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