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News and Speeches Archive

Statement by Premier Alan Winde on the SANParks incident involving Nic Dlamini

27 December 2019

Today, I visited cyclist Nic Dlamini in hospital. He is calm but in shock. His doctors are currently dealing with his injuries. Read More

Christmas babies 2019 (as of 14:00)

25 December 2019

91 babies born on Christmas Day in public health facilities (as of 14:00) On 25 December 2019 (Christmas Day), the births of 91 babies* have been reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape, comprising of 66 boys and 25 girls. Read More

42 babies born on Christmas Day in public health facilities

25 December 2019

On 25 December 2019 (Christmas Day), the births of 42 babies* have been reported by public health facilities throughout the Western Cape, comprising of 23 boys and 19 girls. Read More

Mid-festive season road safety results

24 December 2019

Media release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Exodus operation Read More

Minister hands over more than 1 000 title deeds in first six months in office

20 December 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says the handover of 1 144 title deeds since taking office at the end of May, is a clear demonstration of the provincial government’s commitment to accelerating ownership across the province. Read More

Calls for calm following shooting of suspected hard-livings leader

17 December 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, notes the shooting and death of the suspected Hard-Livings leader Rashied Staggie, 58. Minister Fritz condemns violence in all forms and calls for calm following the shooting. Read More

Minister Fritz honours long standing service to department

17 December 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a Long Service Awards Ceremony for officials of the Department of Community Safety who have served for up to 40 years. Read More

Road projects under construction: Festive season arrangements

13 December 2019

There will be stop/go closures on the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade Trunk Road 28 Section 2 between Hermanus (km 6.2) and Stanford (km 24) for the entire duration of the end-of-year holiday Read More

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture congratulates Elsenburg graduates

13 December 2019

The Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer congratulates the class of 2019 who recently graduated from the Western Cape Government’s Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute.   Read More

Appointment of the new Western Cape Police Commissioner

12 December 2019

Joint media statement: Premier Alan Winde and Minister of Community Safety Albert Fritz welcome the appointment of the new Western Cape Police Commissioner 12 December 2019 Read More

Minister Fritz honours long standing service to department

12 December 2019

MEDIA ALERT BY ALBERT FRITZ WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY Date: 12 December 2019 Release: immediately Read More

Min launches 365 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children

12 December 2019

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez launched 365 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children. Read More

Whole of society approach to EMS emergencies

11 December 2019

Today (11 December 2019), Western Cape Minister of Health Dr Nomafrench Mbombo acknowledged a number of Emergency First Aid Responders (EFAR) volunteers in the Cape Metropole for their contributions to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) service... Read More

Riebeek-Wes crisis committee deny locals to receive information about housing

11 December 2019

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says he is deeply concerned about the Riebeek-Wes Crisis Committee’s (RWCC) antics, when they interrupted a community meeting about housing in the area. Read More

Minister Madikizela to launch sky banner during HSBC Sevens Rugby Series

11 December 2019

As part of the Department of Transport and Public Works’ plan to promote road safety and law enforcement initiatives, Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially launch the Random Breath Testing (RBT)  sky banner campaign du Read More

365 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children in the WC.

11 December 2019

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez launched 365 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children. Read More

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