News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Minister Fritz commemorates passing of Jesse Hess and grandfather at ceremony

31 August 2020

Minister Fritz commemorates passing of Jesse Hess and grandfather at candle lighting ceremony Read More

Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations for 24 to 30 August 2020

31 August 2020

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations for 24 to 30 August 2020 Read More

Minister Marais welcomes the re-opening of Archives and Record Service

31 August 2020

Following the President’s address and the Alert Level 2 Regulations gazetted by the Department of Co-operative Governance, provided that all mandatory health protocols are in place, the National Department has now granted permission for the Western... Read More

More people’s lives are improved through moving into Forest Village development

31 August 2020

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers says, since the beginning of August 2020, 132 deserving and qualifying beneficiaries have moved into their brand-new homes in Forest Village, Eersteriver. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital hero amongst us – Ilde Kellerman

31 August 2020

This week’s nominated coronavirus hero amongst us at Tygerberg Hospital is Ilde Kellerman. Kellerman provides an essential service to the public during these challenging times. Read More

Combating COVID-19 through Q&I facilities and safe transport

31 August 2020

COVID-19 is highly infectious; and making quarantine and isolation (Q&I) facilities available to residents is one of government’s critical efforts to curb its spread. Read More

“They treated us with respect, care, and consideration”

28 August 2020

Dennis Ruiters says he has resided in Grassy Park for most of his life. Read More

Joint statement by Premier Alan Winde and Minister Simmers on interim interdict

28 August 2020

The interim interdict handed down by the Western Cape High Court this week which bars the City of Cape Town from taking immediate counter steps to halt ongoing illegal land occupations by prohibiting the removal of all tents, shacks or similar... Read More

DOCS writes to the NPA following release of known hitman on R1500 bail

28 August 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, notes with grave concern the release of an alleged gang hitman on R1500 bail from Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Read More

Doctor takes care of colleague’s daughter while her mom is in hospital

27 August 2020

As frontline workers at Klapmuts Clinic, staff members realised that they will face COVID-19 together. However, two colleagues did not realise just how their lives would be intertwined because of the virus. Read More

“We Are Open” domestic tourism campaign launched

27 August 2020

Today (27 August 2020), the Western Cape government, together with Wesgro, launched the “We Are Open” domestic tourism campaign to urge South Africans to take advantage and explore the beauty and diversity of the many affordable and world-class... Read More

Minister Simmers conducts Covid awareness in George

27 August 2020

Today the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers, in his capacity as the Provincial Government’s lead in the covid response for the Garden Route conducted an awareness campaign in Pacaltsdorp and Thembalethu, George. Read More

As sector reopens, Minister Marais visited Togryers museum to engage on readines

27 August 2020

Yesterday, Minister Anroux Marais visited the Togryers Museum in Ceres, one of the many museums reopened across the province following national government’s approval of their compliance to the mandatory health protocols now to be instituted. Read More

Patient discharged from Groote Schuur Hospital after 40 days on high-flow oxygen

26 August 2020

COVID-19 patient Catherine Qonyiweyo was appreciative of her treatment received at Groote Schuur (GSH) upon her discharge on 21 August after having been on the high-flow oxygen machine (HFOM) for 40 days. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to conduct Covid awareness in George

26 August 2020

Tomorrow, 27 August 2020, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers, in his capacity as the Provincial Government’s lead in the covid response for the Garden Route, will conduct a Covid-19 awareness campaign in George. Read More

DOCS launches booklet on how to obtain a protection order

26 August 2020

Department of Community Safety launches booklet on how to obtain a protection order Read More

Minister Fritz condemns shooting of children and violent protest in Elsies River

25 August 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns in the strongest terms the violent protest action in which a shooting took place, injuring two children, leading to the death of one. It is reported that an eight-year-old boy was shot in the... Read More

Red Cross Children’s Hospital using covid-19 learnings to plan ahead

25 August 2020

The Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital (RCWMCH) would like to thank the numerous donors who have supported the hospital throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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