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News and Speeches Archive

WC DSD supports World Foster Day

31 May 2019

The Department of Social Development supports the #WorldFosterDay campaign which sheds light on, and raises awareness about children in foster care, and urge Western Cape citizens to participate. World Foster Day is recognised on 31 May. Read More

#SeeAndBeSeen during the winter period

31 May 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is appealing to road users to exercise caution as the wet and more dangerous road conditions of winter settle in. Read More

Media Release: Western Cape Police Reward Information on Escaped Convict

30 May 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the decision by SAPS to offer a reward for information on the whereabouts of a convicted murderer Phelo Mtala who escaped from Wynberg Magistrates Court on 17 May. Read More

Ministerial Rural Safety Committee to be established in response to farm attacks

30 May 2019

Following a meeting between Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer and Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Read More

Western Cape College of Nursing international nurses day

30 May 2019

Minister of Health in the Western Cape, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will deliver the keynote address at the Western Cape College of Nursing’s (WCCN) International Nurses Day Celebration. Minister Mbombo will recognise nurses for the critical role they... Read More

Update on roadworks near Great Brak River

29 May 2019

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

Media Release : Love your lungs: Don’t take your life for granted

29 May 2019

Annually on 31 May, the World Health Organisation and global partners celebrate World No-Tobacco Day by raising awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. Read More

Learners advocate for safer roads

29 May 2019

Two teams have been chosen to represent the Western Cape at the annual Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) national schools road safety debating competition to be held in Bloemfontein in September. Read More

Dam Levels show slight increase

28 May 2019

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.   The average dam level in the Western Cape currently stands at 33.5% (2018: 18.9%). Dams supplying the City of Cape Town stand at an average... 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

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

Premier Alan Winde announces the Western Cape Cabinet

23 May 2019

Statement by Premier Winde 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

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