News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Provision of housing opportunities remains top priority for W.Cape government

8 November 2019

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says that the delivery of housing opportunities to the most vulnerable, deserving and needy, remains his top priority. Read More

Minister Fritz and Mayors progress on safety plans

8 November 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, hosted a safety engagement with the Executive Mayors of District Municipalities (DMs) at Houw Hoek Inn, Botrivier. Read More

WCED announces the top teachers in the 2019 Provincial Teaching Awards

8 November 2019

On Friday evening the Western Cape Education Department announced the names of the top teachers in the province at an event at the CCIC. Read More

Call for input into new vehicle licence mark

7 November 2019

The Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will shortly publish, in the Provincial Gazette, a Notice calling for public comments on the allocation of a new provincial licence mark to all the r Read More

Minister Fritz to meet with mayors on safety plans

7 November 2019

Tomorrow, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will host the quarterly safety engagement with the province’s District Municipality Executive Mayors. The engagement will provide an overview of what safety plans are and of funding spent to... Read More

Attacks on trucks are criminal

7 November 2019

The Western Cape Ministers of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and Community Safety, Albert Fritz, strongly condemn the looting and attacks on trucks in De Doorns and Worcester this morning. Read More

Minister Fritz and Minister Madikizela condemns attacks on trucks

7 November 2019

The Western Cape Ministers of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and Community Safety, Albert Fritz, strongly condemn the looting and attacks on trucks in De Doorns and Worcester this morning. Read More

Minister Fritz calls on SAPS to strengthen police reservists

6 November 2019

At the end of last year, the Western Cape Police Ombudsman concluded a report on the “Concerning decline in the number of SAPS police reservists in the Western Cape”. This followed a complaint lodged by then Chairperson of th Read More

West Coast hosts housing demand database verification and registration drive

6 November 2019

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements and the West Coast District municipalities will embark on a Housing Demand Database Verification Registration Drive this Saturday 9 November 2019. Read More

Cannabis, ‘Tik’, Alcohol and Heroin remain primary substances of use

6 November 2019

The latest Phase 45 report (2019) compiled by the South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) reveals that in the Western Cape, the primary substances of use reported by 35 specialist treatment centres/programmes between the... Read More

Progress on challenges facing the taxi industry

5 November 2019

Statement by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

We need to improve our Cybersecurity Culture

5 November 2019

LETTER BY CAYLA MURRAY SPOKESPERSON FOR THE MINISTER OF COMMUNITY SAFETY, ALBERT FRITZ Read More

Scholar patrol appreciation day

5 November 2019

On Thursday, 31 October 2019, the Directorate: Road Safety Management of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and City of Cape Town Traffic Services host Read More

Driver safety event at Golden Arrow bus depot

5 November 2019

Recently the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) Road Safety Management component partnered with the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) for a driving safe Read More

Agribusiness Investment Unit secures R350 million worth of investment deals for

5 November 2019

I am pleased to announce that Wesgro, the Western Cape Government's mandated international trade and investment promotion agency, has helped secure Read More

Minister calls on Provincial Commissioner to give CPF elections the green light

4 November 2019

Minister Fritz calls on Provincial Commissioner to give CPF elections the green light Read More

Disability Rights Awareness Month 2019

4 November 2019

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) along with the rest of South Africa commemorates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. Read More

Minister Simmers hands over more than 300 title deeds and houses

4 November 2019

Today, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers handed over 92 Title Deeds and 210 houses in Forest Village, Eersteriver. Read More

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