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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Fritz condemns murder of SANDF soldier

23 August 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns the burning of a SANDF soldier in his car on Sunday, 18 August 2019. The SANDF have confirmed that the 41 year old victim was a soldier deployed for Operation Lockdown. Read More

Eden District’s top performers recognised at Sports Awards

23 August 2019

The Eden District’s top sportsmen and women could be set for provincial recognition after being honoured at the annual Eden District Sports Awards which took place on Thursday night. Read More

1037 Illegal Firearms recovered in 8 months

22 August 2019

Following an oral question to the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, today; it was revealed that SAPS have recovered 1037 illegal firearms since November 2019. Minister Fritz calls on Police Minister Bheki Cele, to urgently ensure that... Read More

Update: Clanwilliam Dam wall raising

21 August 2019

A long-delayed project to raise the Clanwilliam Dam wall, will be completed by March 2023, Read More

Minister Simmers serves clients at Human Settlements helpdesk

20 August 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, lent a helping hand, when he assisted various clients at the Department’s Help Desk. Read More

Neighbourhood Watches get a new look

20 August 2019

Yesterday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, launched the new Neighbourhood Watch brand in George, whilst participating in a panel discussion on the importance of Neighbourhood Watches. Read More

Dam levels above 65%

20 August 2019

Western Cape dam levels have broken through the 65% average level. Read More

Media Statement: Rocklands Community Complex now a Provincial Heritage Site

20 August 2019

In commemoration of the historical meeting of 20 August 1983 which led to the establishment of the United Democratic Front (UDF), Minister Anroux Marais today officially unveiled the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Rocklands Community hall in... Read More

The Department moves forward with R23m Sanitary Dignity Project

20 August 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, welcomes the progress being made by the Department of Social Development regarding the roll-out of the R23 million Sanitary Dignity Project to female learners across the Province. Read More

Minister Fritz notes failures to charge those arrested during SANDF intervention

19 August 2019

Minister Fritz notes failures to charge those arrested during SANDF intervention, offers Court Watching Brief services Read More

Minister Fritz honours women in NHW and CPFs

19 August 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a high tea in Lentegeur to recognise the contributions of women who are Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) volunteers and Community Policing Forum (CPF) members.  Please see photos attached. Read More

Media Alert: Rocklands Community Hall to receive Provincial Heritage Site plaque

19 August 2019

In commemoration of the historical meeting of 20 August 1983 which led to the establishment of the United Democratic Front (UDF), Minister Anroux Marais will tomorrow officially unveil the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Rocklands C Read More

Minister Madikizela is concerned that AARTO is unworkable in its current format

19 August 2019

On Tuesday 13 August 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act into law. Read More

Neighbourhood Watches to get a new look

19 August 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be launching the new Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) brand, whilst participating in a panel discussion on the importance of NHWs. Read More

Good’s Brett Herron misleading public about acquisition of Racing Park

18 August 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says Good Party’s Brett Herron is blatantly misleading the public in stating that the Western Cape Government (WCG) acquired the Racing Park property in Killarney Gardens at the inflated... Read More

Minister to address stakeholders at The African Regional Child Trauma Conference

16 August 2019

On Monday, 19 August 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, will be delivering a keynote address at the Cape Town City Hall. The theme of the event is “ Re-rooting Africa: Africa’s Routes to Preventing and Responding to Child... Read More

Fifty-two (52) new traffic officers set to make Western Cape roads safer

16 August 2019

Fifty-two newly qualified traffic officers are looking forward to making Western Cape Roads safer. Read More

Minister Fritz honours women in NHW and CPFs

15 August 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a high tea in Lentegeur to recognise the contribution of the women who are Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) volunteers and Community Policing Forum (CPF) members. Read More

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