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News and Speeches Archive

Food Security promotes dignity and wellness

20 October 2020

On World Food Day 2020, the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, visited several vegetable garden projects in Rietpoort, in the Matzikama Municipality, West Coast District. During the visit, Minister Meyer highlighted the... Read More

Media Statement: Laingsburg receives over R700 000 in sport facility funding

20 October 2020

Yesterday, 19 October 2020, Minister Anroux Marais presented R717 350.00 to the Laingsburg Municipality to improve the JJ Ellis Sports Ground, catering for the codes of Netball, Rugby, Cricket, Track and Field Marathons and Read More

Minister David Maynier tables 2020 PERO and MERO

20 October 2020

Today (20 October 2020), Western Cape Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, tabled the Western Cape Provincial Economic Review and Outlook 2020 (PERO) and the Municipal Economic Review and Outlook 2020 (MERO) in the... Read More

Media Alert: Laingsburg to receive over R700 000 in sport facility funding

19 October 2020

On Monday, 19 October 2020, Minister Anroux Marais will officially present R 717 350.00 to the Laingsburg Municipality to improve the JJ Ellis Sports Ground, catering for the codes of Netball, Rugby, Cricket, Track and Field Marathons and Soccer in... Read More

Khayelitsha residents to receive title deeds from Minister Tertuis Simmers

19 October 2020

Today, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over 18 title deeds to deserving recipients in Khayelitsha. Read More

Premier Alan Winde to deliver special address in WC Provincial Parliament

19 October 2020

The Western Cape Provincial Parliament has agreed to a request by Premier Alan Winde to address the legislature. The special address will be delivered on Thursday, and the follow-up debate will take place on Friday. Read More

Revised “red list” for international travel a huge setback for economic recovery

19 October 2020

We are deeply disappointed at the announcement today (19 October 2020), that the Department of Home Affairs has revised their “red list”  which now includes Germany and effec Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes LEAP officers’ successes in restoring calm to the Metro

19 October 2020

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the successes of the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) law enforcement officers, who have been redeployed, through the Western Cape Safety Plan, to assist the five Areas-Based Teams (ABT... Read More

18 Khayelitsha residents received title deeds

19 October 2020

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers handed over 18 title deeds to deserving recipients in Khayelitsha.   Read More

Good nutrition for good immunity – Brackengate Hospital of hope dieticians

19 October 2020

National Nutrition Week and National Obesity Weeks (NNOWs) are celebrated every year from 9 to 15 October and 15 to 19 October respectively to create awareness among consumers about obesity and the importance of eating healthy. Read More

Minister Ivan Meyer visits small-scale farmers in Ebenhaeser

19 October 2020

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture Dr Ivan Meyer recently visited small-scale farmers in Ebenhaeser, in the Matzikama Municipality. Two such farmers are Natasha Love and Niklaas Le Roux who are both supported by the Western Cape Department of... Read More

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations: 12 – 18 October 2020

19 October 2020

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services implemented a total of 103 integrated roadblocks, vehicle checkpoint and speed control operations across the province in the week of 12 to 18 October 2020, and 11 316 vehicles were stopp Read More

Western Cape Taxi Lekgotla

17 October 2020

Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela together with Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula addressed the Western Cape Taxi Lekgotla on 15 October 2020. Read More

Minister Simmers engages Qolweni community leaders on Bitou housing concerns

16 October 2020

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers met and engaged with the leadership of the Qolweni community about issues around the Qolweni/Bossiesgif housing development. The New Horizon community leaders also joined the... Read More

WORLD FOOD DAY: Minister Fernandez highlights importance of food security

16 October 2020

Today, 16 October 2020, marks the annual commemoration of World Food Day. The global theme for this year's World Food Day 2020 is “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our actions are our future.” Read More

WCG and COCT officially deploys enforcement contingent to Hanover Park

16 October 2020

A platoon of 58 Learner Law Enforcement Officers (LLEO), seven inspectors and a senior inspector, have officially been deployed in Hanover Park as part of the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP). Read More

Municipal procurement of IPPs critical to energy-led economic recovery

16 October 2020

We welcome the announcement today (16 October 2020), that Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, has gazetted amendments to the Electricity Regulations on New Generation Capacity which will enable municipalities in good financial... Read More

The Atlantis SEZ – a beacon for our green energy future

15 October 2020

Yesterday (14 October 2020), Premier Alan Winde and Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, visited the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (ASEZ) in Cape Town to see the progress made on this important infrastructure investment... Read More

Minister Mbombo commemorates the lives lost during covid-19

15 October 2020

World Palliative Care Day The significance of this year’s commemorated World Palliative Care Day highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected families and claimed patients’ lives who were receiving Palliative Care support. Read More

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