News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Lockdown: Response to WC SANTACO allegations

27 March 2020

I am very disappointed and taken aback by blatant lies and dishonesty from SANTACO Western Cape Chairperson, Nazeem Abduraman during his interview with Heart FM last night. I need to set the record straight and correct some factual inaccuracies told... Read More

Media Alert: Another attack on the WCGH Emergency Medical Service (EMS)

27 March 2020

A 9th, brutal attack on the Western Cape Government Health’s (WCGH) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) from 1 January 2020 – 26 March 2020, took place in Baca Street, Makhaza Khayelitsha on Wednesday, 25 March at 16:40. We condemn these senseless... Read More

65 reported cases of failing to comply with lockdown conditions

27 March 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is calling all citizens to stay at home during the lockdown period and desist from irresponsible behaviour which contributes towards the spread of coronavirus disease or COVID-19. Read More

Our work to support businesses and the economy in the Western Cape continues

26 March 2020

Yesterday (25 March 2020), the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma published the lockdown regulations, outlining how people and businesses in the Western Cape need to adjust to stop the spread of... Read More

National lockdown – Message from the Western Cape Education Department

25 March 2020

On Monday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will enter a nationwide lockdown for 21 days with effect from midnight on Thursday, 26 March 2020. Read More

Anti-Dog Fighting Task Team convenes, remains committed to addressing scourge

25 March 2020

Today, the office of the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, convened its second meeting on the Anti-Dog Fighting Task Team. Read More

Closure of human settlements frontline services and all construction sites

25 March 2020

As part of adhering to the 21-day lockdown as instituted by President Cyril Ramaphosa, which takes effect at midnight on Thursday, 26 March, all construction sites and our frontline services with the Department of Human Settlements i.e. Read More

15 Arrests after illegal invasion attempts in forest village

24 March 2020

I am deeply concerned at yet another attempt to illegally occupy units that are currently under construction as part of the Forest Village Housing Development in Eersteriver. Read More

Coronavirus update - 24 March

24 March 2020

Latest infections: Read More

DCAS' measures to stop the spread of Covid-19

23 March 2020

MEDIA STATEMENT: DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT’S MEASURES TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 Read More

Minister Fritz and WC Liquor Authority provide clarity on operating hours

23 March 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is calling on on-consumption and off-consumption liquor vendors to adhere to the promulgation of the attached Government Gazette – No. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais to symbolically handover remains from CP Nel Museum

23 March 2020

At the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport we are committed to realising our vision of a socially inclusive Western Cape for all who call it home. Read More

Western Cape human settlements app now available

23 March 2020

Good day and welcome to our first ever Facebook Live event. It’s an exciting day for us as the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements, as we’re making technological history. Read More

Minister Marais symbolically presents remains from CP Nel Museum to community

23 March 2020

MEDIA STATEMENT: MINISTER MARAIS SYMBOLICALLY PRESENTS REMAINS FROM CP NEL MUSEUM TO OUDTSHOORN COMMUNITY Read More

Presidential Statement on Escalation of Measures to Combat COVID-19 Epidemic

23 March 2020

Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa Union Buildings Buildings, Tshwane My fellow South Africans, Read More

Department of Social Development takes no risks around Coronavirus

22 March 2020

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is implementing emergency measures to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus on the social services sector. Read More

Update on the Coronavirus - 21 March

21 March 2020

The Western Cape now has a total number of 74 COVID-19 infections- with 18 new infections recorded. Read More

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