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News and Speeches Archive

First address by Premier Alan Winde upon his inauguration

23 May 2019

First address by Premier Alan Winde upon his inauguration   Read More

Tertuis Simmers Appointed as Minister Of Human Settlements

23 May 2019

Today, Tertuis Simmers was appointed as the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements. On the 12th of June 2017, he was sworn in as a Member of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. He served on and chaired various committees. Read More

First address by Premier Alan Winde upon his inauguration

23 May 2019

First address by Premier Alan Winde upon his inauguration   Read More

Premier Alan Winde announces the Western Cape Cabinet

23 May 2019

Statement by Premier Winde Read More

Premier Alan Winde to announce new Western Cape Cabinet

22 May 2019

Premier Alan Winde to announce new Western Cape Cabinet Read More

Alan Winde sworn in as Premier of the Western Cape

22 May 2019

The first sitting of the 6th Parliament of the Western Cape took place today, Wednesday 22 May, where members of the Provincial Parliament were sworn in. Read More

Swearing in of Members and Inauguration of Western Cape Premier

21 May 2019

Tomorrow, 22 May 2019, the Members of the 6th Provincial Parliament of the Western Cape will be sworn in. During the sitting, the election of the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Premier will also take place. Read More

Kangaroo Mother Care saves lives and reduces costs to healthcare

20 May 2019

The International Kangaroo Mother Care Awareness Day is a global event which is celebrated on the 15 May annually by parents, communities, organisations and healthcare institutions that appreciate and acknowledge the benefits of Kangaroo Mother Care... Read More

Media Release: Police Ombudsman to Investigate SAPS in Overstrand Area

20 May 2019

We welcome the notice given by the Provincial Police Ombudsman that he will be investigating the South African Police Service (SAPS) operation in the Overstrand area. Read More

Statement: WC Dam levels

20 May 2019

The average dam level in the Western Cape currently stands at 33.1% (2018: 16.6%). Dams supplying the City of Cape Town stand at an average of 45.4% (2018: 20.6%).   Read More

Eighteen arrests, including two for malicious damage to essential infrastructure

19 May 2019

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

Extraordinary measures to protect commuters and property in George

17 May 2019

Minister Grant announces intention to declare extraordinary measures to protect commuters and property in George Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Spreading the message against bullying

15 May 2019

This morning, the WCED Metro South District held an anti-bullying event at Fairmount Secondary school. The event was supported by Minister Debbie Schafer and radio DJ Carl Wastie. Read More

Media alert: Anti-bullying campaign achieves international merit award

14 May 2019

Tomorrow, radio DJ Carl Wastie and Minister Debbie Schafer will be engaging learners at Fairmount Secondary School - 9 Maroon Rd, Parkwood, Cape Town – as part of the WCED anti-bullying campaign: “Raise your voice and not your phone campaign”. Read More

Convicted cable thief receives 12-year sentence

13 May 2019

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

Road projects in the Langeberg area

10 May 2019

A major road upgrade project (Contract C818) from Ashton to Montagu through Cogmanskloof has been underway for over three years. Another road construction project at Bonnievale (Contract C820) has recently been completed. Read More

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