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News and Speeches Archive

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

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

Western Cape human settlements assist more than 7 500 clients

10 December 2019

Western Cape human settlements assist more than 7 500 clients between September and November Read More

Minister Simmers hands over 140 title deeds in Delft and Mbekweni

10 December 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, handed over 140 title deeds in Delft and Mbekweni, Paarl. From this total, 65 were handed over to residents of Delft and 75 to residents in Mbekweni. Read More

Youth holiday programmes in the Western Cape begin

10 December 2019

Between 6 December 2019 and 14 January 2020, the Department of Community Safety will host 150 092 youths at its youth holiday programmes through its Youth Safety and Religious Partnership (YSRP) programme. Read More

The season to be alert for childhood diarrhea

10 December 2019

During the 2018/2019 paediatric surge season, which is the period from November to May every year, the Western Cape Government Health reported that 1.3% of children under the age of five years old were treated at Primary Health Care facilities (PHC... Read More

Province gets ahead of the curve on loadshedding

10 December 2019

Media Statement by Premier Alan Winde Read More

Premier Winde: Eskom - Mr President, show leadership to avoid Day 8

10 December 2019

Media Statement by Premier Alan Winde Read More

Up to 20-year prison sentence for train arsonists

9 December 2019

Up to 20-Year Prison Sentence for Train Arsonists Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to handover title deeds in Delft

9 December 2019

Today, 9 December 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over 65 title deeds to deserving recipients in Delft. This hand over has been made possible through our Enhanced Extended Discounted Benefit Scheme (EEDBS). Read More

Western Cape Schools are full

9 December 2019

School administrations closed on Friday (6 December 2019) with some parents still looking for places for their children in school. Officials of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will work closely with schools when they reopen in January... Read More

Task team established to address congestion issues at the Port of Cape Town

9 December 2019

We are concerned by the significant issues at the Port of Cape Town particularly with regards to congestion at the container terminal. Read More

Uniondale roadworks notice

6 December 2019

Shut-down plan: The roads included on this project where works have commenced, will be made safe over the December embargo period with temporary line marking. These roads will be marked as per the details listed in the table below: Read More

Huge influx of motor vehicles expected in the Western Cape this festive season

5 December 2019

The festive season is now upon us. We are predicting an increase in vehicular traffic this festive season. We are already seeing an influx of vehicles into the province as holiday goers travel to their respective destinations. Read More

DCAS Neighbourhood Development Programme wins big at Service Excellence Awards

5 December 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) was recognised at the annual Western Cape Premier’s Service Excellence Awards once again on Wednesday 4 December 2019, as a programme run out of the Read More

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