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News and Speeches Archive


Basic health services offered in Hout Bay

7 October 2019

Basic health services are available again from today at the Hout Bay Community Day Centre, following closures due to protests in the community.   Read More

Africa Halal Week delegates welcomed to Cape Town and the Western Cape

6 October 2019

As the Western Cape Government, we welcome the delegates attending Africa Halal Week 2019 to Cape Town and the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Fritz launches matric camp for Hanover Park school

4 October 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, launched the Crystal Secondary School Matric Camp in partnership with Chrysalis Youth Academy to prepare learners for their upcoming matric exams. Read More

It’s time we talk about crime and alcohol

4 October 2019

Opinion editorial by Cayla Murray Spokesperson for the Minister of Community Safety Read More

Engagement Notes: Medium-Term Budget Policy Committee (MTBPC) commences

4 October 2019

Today, we kicked off the first of the Medium-Term Budget Policy Committee (MTBPC) engagements, attended by Premier Alan Winde, Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, and Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and... Read More

Engagement Notes: Minister David Maynier met CEO of SANParks, Fundisile Mketeni

3 October 2019

On Monday, 30 September, Provincial Minister for Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, together with representatives from the Department of Economic Development and Tourism, met with the CEO of SANParks, Fundisile Mketeni and his... Read More

Celebrating exceptional achievement in the Western Cape

3 October 2019

It has been a busy time these past two weeks, with learners competing in various events across the country. Read More

Minister Madikizela to celebrate Gene Louw Traffic College 30th Anniversary

3 October 2019

Tomorrow, Friday 4 October 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will deliver the Keynote Address at the 30th Anniversary of the Read More

Minister Fritz calls on SAPS to make better use of Court Watching Briefs

2 October 2019

During the Standing Committee on Community Safety today, the Department of Community Safety released its report on ‘Measuring Police Efficiency and Effectiveness in the Western Cape’. Minister Fritz has called on SAPS to make better use of the Court... Read More

R102 roadworks severely affected by heavy rains

2 October 2019

Roadworks on the R102 between Great Brak River and Monte Christo intersection have been severely affected by the heavy rains that fell on Sunday 29 September. Read More

Improving radiotherapy for cancer patients at Groote Schuur Hospital

2 October 2019

On 2 October 2019, the Groote Schuur Hospital’s Oncology Department unveiled its new R35 million halcyon radiotherapy machine which was recently introduced to manage the growing demand of cancer patients who require radiotherapy. Read More

Media Alert: Groote Schuur Hospital to unveil new halcyon radiotherapy machine

1 October 2019

On 2 October 2019, Groote Schuur Hospital will unveil its new halcyon radiotherapy machine. Read More

DSD commemorates the elderly in light of International Day of Older Persons

1 October 2019

Today, 1st of October 2019, is International Day of Older Persons.  The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) commemorates this day as part of Older Persons Week and Social Development Month. Read More

Western Cape road safety school teams shine on the national stage

1 October 2019

Western Cape schools made the province proud when they took first place in the Special Needs category of the national schools road safety debate competition in Johannesburg this week, and first place in Special Needs category of the national schools... Read More

Show children good road safety habits #SaveKidsLives

1 October 2019

Children die on South Africa’s roads every day. Good road safety habits play an important part in saving these young lives and harnessing the positive potential they hold for the future. Read More

Minister Simmers meets newly appointed rental housing tribunal members

1 October 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, met the members of the Rental Housing Tribunal (RHT), who commenced with their first sitting today. Read More

Provisional Services for the Hout Bay Community

1 October 2019

A permanent comprehensive Hout Bay Community Day Centre has been in planning for over eight years due to the small, outdated facility at Hangberg. Read More

Minister Marais to submit application to change Zonnebloem to District Six

30 September 2019

As we close Heritage Month 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will today submit the supported application to the National Minister of Arts and Culture, Minister Read More

Minister Simmers hands over hundreds of title deeds and houses in September

30 September 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says the handover of 248 title deeds and 444 houses, just for the month of September, is a clear demonstration of the provincial government’s commitment to accelerating housing opportunities... Read More