News and Speeches Archive

Update on N1 roadworks between Durban Road and Old Oak Interchange

15 February 2019

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to add a third lane on the N1 in both directions between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is expected to be completed early in May 2019. Read More

Premier Zille delivers final State of the Province Address

15 February 2019

Premier Zille delivers final State of the Province Address Read More

Official opening of the first solar powered desalination plant in South Africa

15 February 2019

The first solar powered desalination plant in South Africa was officially launched on Monday the 11th February 2019 at Witsand, Hessequa Municipality, in the Western Cape. Read More

Community Conversations well received by Moorreesburg participants

14 February 2019

A cross section of residents from Moorreesburg and surrounds were happy to have their voices heard on Wednesday, as the second of three Read More

Media Release: Investigate if Unqualified Promotions are Taking Place in WC SAPS

14 February 2019

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde has expressed his shock at reports that unqualified SAPS members are allegedly being promoted due to their political affiliation. Read More

100 days on the job and counting

14 February 2019

A joint media release between Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Provincial Government 100 days on the job and counting - First quarterly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit  Read More

Minister Schäfer announces the opening of enrolments for 2020

14 February 2019

Tomorrow, the 2020 school enrolment process opens in all public schools across the Western Cape. School admissions open on the 15th of February 2019 and close on the 15th of March 2019. Read More

72% of land reform projects supported by the Department of Agriculture a succes

14 February 2019

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer today released the results of an independent evaluation done to determine the success of agricultural land reform projects in the province which receive support from the Department of Agriculture... Read More

Premier Zille to deliver final State of the Province Address #wcsopa2019

14 February 2019

Premier Zille to deliver final State of the Province Address #wcsopa2019 Read More

Media alert: Early enrolment campaign

13 February 2019

With school enrolments opening on Friday 15th February 2019, tomorrow (Thursday) Western Cape MEC for Education Debbie Schäfer will be at the Golden Acre Mall engaging with parents to outline the importance of early enrolment as well as to urge... Read More

First quarterly report-back on Rail Enforcement Unit

13 February 2019

Metrorail, the City of Cape Town, and the Western Cape Government invite the media to attend the first quarterly brief Read More

Socially and architecturally significant Rex Trueform declared heritage site

12 February 2019

The Rex Trueform Factory Complex in Salt River was officially unveiled as a provincial heritage site on Monday 11 February 2019, as a result of its economic, social and architectural significance to Cape Town. Read More

Dam Levels and How to Beat Load shedding

12 February 2019

Dam Levels and How to Beat Load shedding 11 February 2019 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

MEC Winde Launches Project Aimed At Getting Police Officers Back On Our Streets

12 February 2019

Today (12 February 2019), Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, launched a week-long pilot project which sees Western Cape Government volunteers doing duty as Commissioners of Read More

Update on Great Brak River roadworks

12 February 2019

Good progress is being made with a Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade the MR344 (R102) between Hartenbos and Great Brak River, as well as the DR1578 between Tergniet and Wolwedans. Read More

Photo exhibit opens at house where Madiba was imprisoned

12 February 2019

The house that was once home to president Nelson Mandela will for the foreseeable future serve as home to 30 of the most iconic images of his lifetime, as part of an exhibition that opened at the Drakenstein Correctional Centre on Monday, 11... Read More

Minister Fritz Calls on Businesses to Help Empower Youth

12 February 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, has partnered with IDConsulting to ensure that the Mitche Read More

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