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News and Speeches Archive

DCAS to celebrate Africa Public Service Day on 28 June

24 June 2019

Innovation, professionalism and excellence will once again be the focus when the Western Cape Read More

Media Release: Minister Albert Fritz meets Minister Bheki Cele

21 June 2019

The Minister for Community Safety in the Western Cape, Adv. Read More

Youth Safety Religious Programme June 2019

20 June 2019

The Department of Community Safety’s Youth Safety and Religious Programme officially launched on Monday, 17 June 2019 and will continue up until Friday, 5 July 2019. Read More

Western Cape NSC Candidates attend Grade 12 Winter Schools across the province

20 June 2019

With 125 days to go to the start of the 2019 NSC examinations, the next five months are the most important time in a learner’s school career.  Read More

Belhar CBD Housing Development Project A Model For Future Projects

19 June 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, lent a helping hand as a painter at the Western Cape’s flagship human settlement development project. Read More

Minister Simmers To Become Construction Worker In Belhar

19 June 2019

Today, 19 June 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will lend a hand at one our flagship sites, the Belhar CBD Housing Development project. This initiative follows Minister’s recent visits to various projects across the Metro. Read More

Media alert: Minister Schäfer to visit Grade 12 Winter School Programme

19 June 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 20th June 2019, Minister Debbie Schäfer will visit the Grade 12 Winter Schools Holiday Programme at Salt River Secondary School. Read More

Road projects in the Langeberg area

19 June 2019

A major road upgrade project (Contract C818) from Ashton to Montagu through Cogmanskloof has been underway for over three years. Another road construction project at Bonnievale (Contract C820) has recently been completed. Read More

Appeal to parents to confirm school placement

19 June 2019

On the 7th of June 2019, the WCED re-opened its online admission website for parents to reveal the outcome of their applications for admission for the 2020 school year. We appeal to these parents to please check their status and confirm placement... Read More

Farewell to outgoing Geographical Names Committee

18 June 2019

On Friday 14 June 2019, the Read More

Media alert: Minister Schafer to visit Safe Schools Holiday Programme

18 June 2019

Today, 18th June 2019, Minister Debbie Schafer will visit the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) Safe Schools Holiday Programme at Bernadino Heights High School. Read More

WCED launches Schools Holiday Programme today

18 June 2019

One of my biggest concerns during every school holiday period is those learners whose parents work full time and who are left unsupervised at home.  Read More

Statement Minister Marais: We mourn the passing of tennis great David Samaai

14 June 2019

Statement from Minister Anroux Marais: We mourn the passing of tennis great David Samaai It is with great sadness that I received the news of the death of the great tennis player, David Samaai. Read More

Ministers Meyer and Fritz welcome the arrest of Klapmuts farm attack suspects

13 June 2019

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer and Minister of Community Safety Adv Albert Fritz welcome the news that Western Cape police have Read More

WCED Winter holiday initiatives for learners and educators

13 June 2019

Following a busy examination period, the upcoming winter holiday is a much needed break for many learners and teachers. However, many of our schools will be buzzing with activities over the holiday period. Read More

Minister Madikizela to create awareness of safe and responsible driving

13 June 2019

Tomorrow, Friday 14 June 2019 Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will commemorate Youth Day by creating awareness of safe and responsible driving among young people at the Killarney Int Read More

Media Release: Launch of DoCS Youth Safety Religious Programme June 2019

13 June 2019

Today, Minister Albert Fritz will be joined by officials of the Department of Community Safety, members of the religious fraternity and young people to launch this year’s Read More

WCCPA pays tribute to Dr Leila Joan Arens (silber)

12 June 2019

The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association (WCCPA) unveiled a commemorative plaque in honour of Dr Leila Arens at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, in Cape Town, on 12 June 2019. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz statement on attack on Members of the Anti-Gang Unit

12 June 2019

It is with great concern that I received news this morning that 6 members of our Anti-Gang Unit were attacked and injured in the early hours of this morning while on duty in Samora Machel.     Read More