News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

22Covid-19 Alerts

COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Dashboard

View Vaccine information

TB Information and Dashboard

View TB information

News and Speeches Archive


Working together to empower women and children through supporting shelters

31 July 2019

In support of International Human Trafficking Day that took place yesterday, the Minister of Social Developm Read More

Minister Fritz Meets with Cape Winelands safety stakeholders

31 July 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, met with safety stakeholders in the Cape Winelands District Municipality to discuss Read More

SC and NSC Results to be released on 2 August 2019

31 July 2019

On Friday, 2 August 2019, the 2019 May/June Senior Certificate and National Senior Certificate results will be released. Over 32 000 candidates registered for these examinations. Read More

Minister Fritz calls for increased safety for Uber drivers

31 July 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has called for increased safety measures for e-hailing services like Uber and Bolt (formerly Taxify) in Nyanga and has called on community members to report known criminals to make their comm Read More

Provincial Participatory Education Techniques (PET) competition

31 July 2019

On Saturday, 27 July 2019, seven schools competed against each other in the provincial leg of the Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) competition. Read More

Some Major Dams jump more than 20%

30 July 2019

Dam level in the Western Cape have seen a major boost following good rainfall Read More

WCGHealth welcomes the signing of the Presidential Health Compact

30 July 2019

The Western Cape Government welcomes the signing of the Presidential Health Compact by President Ramaphosa and Health Minister Mkhize on 25 July 2019 Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with Cape Winelands safety stakeholders

30 July 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a workshop on the Provincial Needs and Priorities (PNP) and Safety Pl Read More

Contractor employee dies in tragic accident at Forest Village housing site

30 July 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, wishes to express his sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of a contract worker who earlier today, tragically died at the Forest Village Housing Development site. Read More

Crime displacement a risk to SANDF/SAPS joint-operations

29 July 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is calling for greater integration between the SAPS, law enforcement, SANParks and the SANDF on intelligence gathering and sharing to prevent crime displacement. Read More

Minister Fritz and A21 call on citizens to learn about human trafficking

29 July 2019

On Wednesday, 24 July, Minister Fritz, together with Rene Hanekom from Read More

Overberg shows off sporting superstars

29 July 2019

Local sportsmen and women were celebrated for their outstanding achievements at the annual Overberg Sport Awards on Saturday, 27 July. Read More

Weekend murder statistics show increase from last weekend

29 July 2019

Weekend murder statistics for the metro region have shown an increase from last weekend, but a declining trend from previous pay day weekends, which tend to have the highest death toll in the province. Read More

Minister Fernandez launches Child Protection SMS Hotline #31022

29 July 2019

The Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez, visited the SA Children’s Home as part of the ongoing Child Protection campaign run by DSD. With a strong focus on children’s rights, an SMS hotline has been launched, where people can report... Read More

Western Cape Language Committee welcomes new members

26 July 2019

On 25 July 2019, three new members were inducted into the ranks of the Western Cape Language Committee (WCLC.)  Read More

Minister Fritz says ‘gangs will not win’

26 July 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has condemned persistent gang-related violence on the Cape Flats and the so-called ‘gang fightback’; exclaiming that, “gangs will not win”. Read More

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says prime national owned land has been redirected

26 July 2019

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says he was pleased to learn, during the National Council of Provinces’ (NCOP) debate on Human Settlements that the five pieces of well-located land in Cape Town, owned by national... Read More

Media Altert: WCGHealth welcomes the signing of the Presidential Health Compact.

26 July 2019

Media Alert Western Cape Ministry of Health The Western Cape Government Health welcomes the signing of the Presidential Health Compact. Read More