News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

National Championships for Physically Disabled and Visually Impaired

15 March 2019


School admissions for 2020 close today

15 March 2019

School admissions for 2020 close today, Friday 15 March 2019. Parents had a whole month in which to prioritise their children’s applications for 2020.  Read More

Threats of Go-Slow Strike in SAPS Indicative of ANC Inability to Manage Service

14 March 2019

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde, says he is deeply concerned about reports of an imminent go-slow strike by police officers in the Province, allegedly due to dissatisfaction about promotions in the service. Read More

Join WoW for an aerobics session and embrace a healthier lifestyle

14 March 2019

The Western Cape Government hosted a free of charge public aerobics class in the Iziko Museum on Wednesday as part of its ongoing Western Cape on Wellness (WoW) initiative.  Read More

DCAS drama rookies share a stage with the Cape’s best at Zabalaza Festival

13 March 2019

Some of the Western Cape’s brightest, young drama talent took to the stage at the Baxter Theatre’s Zabalaza Festival on Saturday 9 March 2019, after being discovered by the Department of Cultur Read More

Media Release: Murders Largely Unchanged Despite Anti-Gang Unit

13 March 2019

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde says the Western Cape’s murder rate remains largely unchanged, despite the launch of the ANC national government’s self-lauded Anti-Gang Unit in November 2018. Read More

Minister Fritz Launches 10th Youth Café in Uniondale

13 March 2019

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the Province’s tenth Youth Café in Uniondale, in partnership with the Garden Route Di Read More

Media alert: MEC Schäfer to Launch Tolerance and Anti-Bullying Campaign

13 March 2019

Tomorrow, Provincial Education MEC, Debbie Schafer and radio DJ Carl Wastie will launch the Tolerance and Anti-Bullying Campaign at a Settlers High School in Bellville as part of the WCED’s “Raise Your Voice, Not Your Phone” anti-bullying campaign. Read More

Replacement school for Winelands community is on its way

13 March 2019

Today, Minister Grant visited the site of the PC Petersen Primary School in Kylemore, which is a replacement school currently under construction. The state-of-the-art, R51 million school is in an advanced stage, with full completion  expected by... Read More

Minister Grant to visit site of PC Petersen Replacement Primary School

12 March 2019

Tomorrow, Wednesday 13 March 2018, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, will be visiting the site of the PC Petersen Primary School in Kylemore in the Winelands. Read More

Minister Cele Has Still Not Withdrawn Appeal against Equality Court Findings

11 March 2019

Minister Bheki Cele Has Still Not Withdrawn Appeal against Equality Court Finding On Police Resourcing Read More

Audience wowed by performances at Cultural Affairs Awards

11 March 2019

Nominees and guests were treated to a feast of performances at the Cultural Affairs Awards, which took place at the Read More

WC Water Update

11 March 2019

11 March 201 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

Driving Licence Testing Centres hamstrung by national inefficiencies

11 March 2019

Joint statement by Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith and Western Cape Transport and Public Works MEC, Donald Grant Read More

Minister Fritz to Launch Uniondale Youth Café

10 March 2019

On 13 March 2019, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be launching the Uniondale Youth Café in partnership with the Garden Route District Municipality and the George Local Municipality. Read More

Two offenders jailed, 70 hotspots and scrapyards inspected

10 March 2019

Weekly statement on all rail enforcement actions – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Read More