News and Speeches Archive

Easter weekend road deaths spike following horror crash claiming eight lives

25 April 2019

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

Land Invasion In Strand And Subsequent N2 Shutdown

25 April 2019

Exactly 12 days from now, South Africans will be casting their votes in the 6th democratic elections since 1994. Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve seen an escalation of ‘service delivery’ protests. Read More

Vaccines work! Care for your children and your community

25 April 2019

Give your child and community a better future by using the free immunisation services offered by the Western Cape Health at clinics and schools. Read More

Importance of reading for a child’s development

24 April 2019

On 23 April we celebrated World Book Day and the power reading has on a child’s development. Read More

N1 roadworks between Durban Road and Old Oak Interchange near completion

24 April 2019

A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to add a third lane to the N1 in both directions between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is expected to be complete early in May 2019. Read More

Roadworks between Langhoogte and Worcester progressing well

23 April 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with periodic maintenance on the R43 between Langhoogte and Worcester through Villiersdorp. Read More

West Coast museums receive welcome financial boost from DCAS

18 April 2019

Museums on the Cape West Coast received a significant financial boost on Wednesday, when a cheque handover ceremony was hosted by the Read More

New Louwville BMX track nearing completion

18 April 2019

The residents of Louwville will soon be able to make use of their very own BMX track. Read More

Western Cape sports funding allocations now close to R8.5 million

18 April 2019

Athletes and sportspeople on the West Coast are set to benefit, after the Read More

Sports fixtures to continue in Vredenburg after complex gets new borehole

18 April 2019

The Vredenburg Sports Grounds will be unaffected by any continuation of the Western Cape drought following the opening of a new borehole at the facility on Wednesday. Vredenburg and other towns in the Saldanha Bay Municipality were some of the... Read More

Minister Marais to present funding to West Coast sport development and museums

17 April 2019

MEDIA ALERT:  MINISTER MARAIS TO PRESENT FUNDING TO SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND MUSEUMS IN WEST COAST    On 17 April 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will present the budgeted appropriation to the sport council and affiliated museums in the West Coast... Read More

Dam Levels drop to 35.5%

17 April 2019

Dam Levels drop to 35.5% The average dam level in the Western Cape currently stands at 35.5% (2018: 16.5%). Dams supplying the City of Cape Town stand at an average of 47.8% (2018: 20.4%).   Read More

Minister Marais opens new exhibition at Franschhoek Museum

17 April 2019

On Saturday 13 April 2019 Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

History of Knysna preserved through launch of Oral History Initiative

17 April 2019

The history of Knysna and its people will be preserved for all to enjoy for generations to come with the launch of the Read More