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News and Speeches Archive

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

Minister Fritz & WC Liquor Authority provide clarity on operating hours

21 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. 43107, regulations issued in terms of section 27 (2) of the... Read More

COVID-19: Minister Madikizela to launch taxi sanitization

21 March 2020

As a prevention measure and to protect commuters from the spread of the Coronavirus, Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will visit Cape Town and George tomorrow, Monday 23 March 2020 to imp Read More

Western Cape received an additional R25 million in drought support

20 March 2020

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer has expressed his gratitude on the news that the Western Cape will be receiving an additional am Read More

Western Cape Department of Agriculture Budget 2020/21

20 March 2020

Yesterday, the Western Cape Provincial Department of Agriculture’s 2020/2021 Budget of R970,556 million was tabled in the Western Cape Legislature. Read More

The Department of Community Safety’s budget for you

20 March 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, tabled the budget for the Department of Community Safety yesterday. The Department’s budget has increased from R359.301 million (main budget) in 2019/20 to R804 056 million in 2020/21. Read More

We are working hard to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the WC economy

19 March 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global health crisis and a major risk for the world economy that is inevitably having an impact on the economy in the Western Cape. Read More

Live launch of human settlements app on facebook

19 March 2020

On Monday, 23 March 2020, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will, live on Facebook, launch the much-anticipated Human Settlements APP. Read More

COVID-19: Transport entities comply with safety measures

19 March 2020

After the President’s pronouncement and a decision by Transport MINMEC, it was critical that all of us play our part in limiting the spread of the Coronavirus. The transport industry will be the hardest hit by COVID-19 if we don’t do something to... Read More

Update on Coronavirus from the Western Cape Government 19 March

19 March 2020

  Total infections:   A total of 46 COVID-19 infections have been recorded in the Western Cape.    Read More

Minister of Health's COVID-19 test results

19 March 2020

Western Cape Minister of Health Nomafrench Mbombo has tested negative for COVID-19. We are all glad for this result, and hope it serves it to allay the concerns of others who have been in contact with her.   Read More

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