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News and Speeches Archive


WCG welcomes SANDF deployment extension but changes must be made

17 September 2019

Western Cape Government welcomes SANDF deployment extension but changes must be made Read More

Minister Madikizela to open eNatis satellite office in Struisbaai

17 September 2019

Today, Tuesday 17 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will officially open the eNatis Administrative office in Struisbaai in the Cape Agulhas municipal area. Read More

Minister Marais to celebrate Bellville-South Library's 50th anniversary

17 September 2019

Tomorrow, 18 September 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the Bellville-South Library’s 50th anniversary celebration ceremony. Read More

Over 3 000 participate in housing database verification/registration in George

17 September 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says he is pleased with the response to this past weekend’s housing database verification and registration drive, which was piloted in the George municipal area. Read More

Rail Enforcement Unit on the beat for another year

17 September 2019

The Rail Enforcement Unit has been deployed for another year to assist with the safety and security of rail commuters and infrastructure. Read More

Slow rate of destroying illegal firearms a risk to Western Cape safety

16 September 2019

On Thursday, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, received an oral question from Reagen Allen, MPL, during the parliamentary sitting. Read More

Province's best sportspeople honoured at Western Cape Sport Awards

16 September 2019

On Saturday, 14 September 2019, the Read More

Overberg BTG invests in corporate integration and productivity

16 September 2019

The Overberg District kickstarted the 2019 Better Together Games (BTG) series on 13 September 2019 at the Glaskasteel Sports Complex in Bredasdorp. Read More

Minister David Maynier congratulates Provincial Lilizela Award Winners

16 September 2019

The Western Cape tourism industry was celebrated on Friday, 13 September with Provincial Minister for Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, congratulating winners and finalists of the Provincial Lilizela Tourism Awards 2019 at a red-... Read More

Progress of construction of Emergency Centre for Helderberg Hospital

16 September 2019

Helderberg Hospital's Emergency Centre is  undergoing a R40 million upgrade, in order to meet increased demand and provide better services and improved patient-centred care. It is currently in the final design phase and is due to be completed in... Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to handover title deeds in Delft

16 September 2019

Tomorrow, 17 September 2019, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over title deeds to deserving recipients in Delft. Read More

Crime stats reveal police are failing to arrest crime

13 September 2019

Joint statement by Premier Alan Winde and Minister Albert Fritz: Stats prove that police are failing to arrest crime Read More

Imam Abdullah Haron memorialised and celebrated in new travelling exhibition

13 September 2019

The life and legacy of anti-apartheid activist Iman Abdullah Haron will be celebrated in several venues around the Western Cape, following the unveiling of the new traveling exhibition. Read More

Western Cape Sportspeople to be honoured at the 2019 Sport Awards

13 September 2019

On Saturday, 14 September 2019, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais will honour athletes, administrators and coaching staff at the annual Provincial Sport Awards. Read More

Minister Fernandez highlights plans for Overberg Region

13 September 2019

Today, 13 September 2019, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez delivered a keynote address on the scope of services that the Department of Social Development (DSD) has dedicated to the Overberg  Region. Read More

Positive contribution by libraries to communities hailed at annual seminar

12 September 2019

The contribution by libraries to the upliftment of their communities was celebrated at the annual Read More

Housing demand database drive this weekend

12 September 2019

The Provincial Department of Human Settlements together with the George Municipality are embarking on a Municipal wide Housing Database verification exercise. This will take place on the weekend of the Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September. Read More

Western Cape Government mourns loss of iconic Springbok, Chester Williams

11 September 2019

It is with great sadness that we mourn the sudden loss of the legendary Chester Williams. Read More