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News and Speeches Archive

Unlock Statistics: Youth incarceration is not the answer

7 August 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has expressed concern over the significant number of children, juveniles and young people incarcerated in the province. Read More

Media alert: Premier Winde and Minister Schäfer to attend SWM Challenge Awards

7 August 2019

On Thursday 8th August 2019, Premier Alan Winde and Minister Debbie Schäfer will be in attendance at Nooitgedacht Primary School in Bishop Lavis for the Smart Water Meter Challenge Awards. Read More

Planned shutdown should not infringe on rights of others

7 August 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers says the proposed “shutdown” by certain Cape Town communities should not infringe on the rights of others, particularly those who might need to get to work, school, health facilities or any... Read More

Western Cape DAFF Female Entrepreneur winners announced

7 August 2019

On the eve of Women’s Day 2019, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture recently held its annual Female Entrepreneur Awards Ceremony in Stellenbosch on Friday night, honouring the many hard-working women in the sector and the role they play in... Read More

Electronic database for firearms: MEC Fritz welcomes Gauteng High Court’s ruling

7 August 2019

WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 7 August 2019 Release: immediately Minister Fritz welcomes Gauteng High Court’s Ruling on Electronic Database for Firearms Read More

Minister Madikizela to attend traffic officer graduation

7 August 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 08 August 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will join the Traffic Training and Development  Directorate during the graduation ceremony of 52 Traffic Officers Read More

See the signs of Human trafficking, urges Western Cape Ministers

7 August 2019

In support of the A21 “Can You See Me” campaign, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz and the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez calls upon residents to familiarise themselves with the signs of human trafficking and how to... Read More

International Women’s Day – You matter, take care of your health

7 August 2019

Finding balance between work and family life in a fast-paced environment can place significant pressure on women, affecting their mental and physical health. Read More

Dams reach best levels in four years

6 August 2019

Continued good rainfall in the Western Cape has seen dam levels across the province reach their highest levels in four years, with a few exceptions. Read More

Remedial works on Franschhoek Pass about to begin

6 August 2019

For safety reasons, Franschhoek Pass had to be closed after a rockfall on 22 June 2019. Following a geotechnical investigation into the extent and nature of the damage, contractors have been appointed to do rock barring and other necessary remedial... Read More

Media Release: Weekend murder stats show a decline in gun violence

6 August 2019

Media Release: Weekend murder stats show a decline in gun violence 6 August 2019 Read More

WC Para Athletes return with 13 of the 22 medals won in Switzerland

6 August 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: WC PARA ATHLETES RETURN WITH 13 OF THE 22 MEDALS WON AT THE WORLD PARA ATHLETICS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS Read More

Minister Fritz meets with municipalities to promote common safety strategy

5 August 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a Ministerial safety workshop with Executive Mayors, Municipal Managers and Aldermen of the Cape Winelands, Central Karoo, Garden Route, Overberg and West Coast municipalities. Read More

Indigenous Languages Dialogue supports unified continent

5 August 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport ( Read More

We need to be disruptive in our approach to illegal firearms

5 August 2019

We need to be Disruptive in our Approach to Illegal Firearms Opinion Editorial by Albert Fritz Read More

Minister Fritz to honour Chrysalis graduates

2 August 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will give the keynote speech and honour graduates at the Chrysalis Youth Academy graduation. Read More

Transport Ministers visit George in bid to resolve Go George challenges

1 August 2019

Today, Thursday 01 August 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela together with Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula will visit George in a bid to resolve the impasse facing the Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with municipalities to promote safety

1 August 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will be hosting a Ministerial safety workshop. Read More

It's safe to say: speed kills

1 August 2019

Speeding drivers risk killing themselves and are a danger to other road users. Read More

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