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News and Speeches Archive

Media Release: Women: The Protectors Of Our Communities

8 March 2019

Today, as we mark International Women’s Day, my thoughts are with the brave women who stand up against crime in our communities. Read More

Long Service and Cultural Affairs Awards to be presented by Minister Marais

8 March 2019


Community Safety celebrates partnership with religious fraternity

7 March 2019

Today, Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde commended the religious fraternity in the Province for its continued partnership with the Department, through the Youth Safety and Religious Partne Read More

Upgrades and additions at Pelikan Park High School

7 March 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started a project to upgrade and add to facilities at Pelikan Park High School in Zeekoevlei, and to ensure compliance with all statutory health and safety requirements. Read More

South Africa to host 2023 Netball World Cup welcomed by Minister Anroux Marais

7 March 2019

It is with great excitement and pride that we welcome the International Netball Federation’s (INF) announcement that South Africa - and the City of Cape Town in particular - will host the 2023 Netball World Cup. Read More

Cape Town named as 2023 International Netball Federation World Cup host

7 March 2019

  Cape Town was officially announced as the host city for the 2023 International Netball Federation (INF) World Cup at a press conference on the foreshore on Thursday, 7 March 2019. Read More

Grabouw CDC to get 24hour Emergency Service and extended operating hours

7 March 2019

An improvement strategy for Health Services in Grabouw was discussed with residents during a public meeting held today, 7 March 2019. Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, along with senior officials for the Department of Health... Read More

Minister Fritz Commends Conquerors of GBV

7 March 2019

As we commemorate International Women’s Day, I would like to commend the many brave women who were once victims of gender-based violence (GBV) and abuse but who tod Read More

Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses appeal by Uitzig SGB

6 March 2019

Last week, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) dismissed – with costs - the appeal by Uitzig School Governing Body (SGB) against my 2017 decision to close this school. Read More

Blockchain provides opportunities to improve government efficiency

6 March 2019

Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille and Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer both gave key note addresses at the Blockchain Africa conference held in Cape Town today, focusing on the possibilities blockchain technology holds for... Read More

Department Extends Its Appreciation to Its Partners in the Religious Fraternity

6 March 2019

On 7 March 2019 the Youth Safety and Religion Partnership (YSRP) programme (Directorate: Safety Promotion and Partnerships) hosted the representatives of the religious fraternity who participated in the programme during 2019 at an Appreciation Event... Read More

Media Release: Western Cape South African Police Service Management in Disarray

5 March 2019

Minister of Community Safety, Alan Winde says urgent intervention is needed in the police’s senior management in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Statement: Quota system threatens rather than promotes transformation

5 March 2019


Minister Madikizela To Hand Over Wupperthal Site

5 March 2019

Tomorrow, Wednesday 6 March 2019, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over the Wupperthal site to a contractor to resume the project of erecting temporary housing in Wupperthal. Read More

Minister Fritz Condemns Shooting Resulting in Death of 3 Year Old Boy

5 March 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, has condemned the shooting in Pook se Bos, Rylands, that resulted in the death of a t Read More

Mentoring and training boost contractor development outcomes

5 March 2019

Twenty Western Cape emerging contractors successfully completed a three-year accredited training and mentoring programme offered by the Department of Transport and Public Works. Read More

Minister Madikizela To Hand Over Serviced Sites In Nkqubela, Robertson

4 March 2019

Today, Monday 4 March 2019, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over serviced sites to Kanana residents in Nkqubela, Robertson. Read More