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News and Speeches Archive

Working Better Together to support orphaned children

12 November 2018

Today, the Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, is commemorating World Orphan Day. Read More

Cecilia Makiwane Awards 2018 Winner - Noluthando Tibini

12 November 2018

Noluthando Tibini, Clinical Nurse Practitioner at Ruyterwacht CDC was recognised as the 2018 Cecilia Makiwane Awards winner. Read More

Mobile libraries receive book donation

9 November 2018

Today Minister Ivan Meyer joined cabinet colleague, Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer when she accepted a donation of 23 000 books from Tadashi Hasunama, Director of the South African Primary Educations Support Initiative to be utilised by the... Read More

Minister Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner join hands to fight crime

8 November 2018

Minister Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner join hands to fight crime Read More

Archives honoured for helping preserve history

8 November 2018

The Western Cape Archives and Records Service (WCARS) has been recognised for not only helping to preserve the history of South Africa but also making it accessible to members of the public. Read More

Department receives national award for ICT-led transport innovation

7 November 2018

On 3 November, Deputy Minister for Public Service and Administration Chana Pilane-Majake gave the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) the Centre for Public Read More

Minister Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner to host press conference

7 November 2018

Minister  Winde and Provincial Police Commissioner to host joint press conference Read More

Media Alert: WC Archives and Records Service to receive silver medal award

7 November 2018

Tomorrow, 8 November 2018, Minister Anroux Marais will receive the VOC Foundation’s Silver Medal awarded to the Western Cape Archives and Records Service. Read More

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

Tragic shooting at Hout Bay Police Station

7 November 2018

Tragic shooting at Hout Bay Police Station 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

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

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

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

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