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News and Speeches Archive


Community Safety is driving interventions to reduce gang related harms

7 April 2021

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, is appalled by the number of young people who have been struck by stray bullets in communities including Hanover Park and Manenberg.    Among those injured include:    Read More

Amended hospital visitation guidelines for level 1

7 April 2021

Allowing patients to be visited by their loved ones is an essential part of their recovery and wellness. Read More

Premier Alan Winde's visit to Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

7 April 2021

Earlier today, I visited the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital (RCWMCH ) to help create awareness of the services available to children who are infected with Tuberculosis (TB) in the Western Cape. Please see photos attached. Read More

Major reduction in road deaths over Easter holiday period

6 April 2021

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

Minister Fritz welcomes 134 inspections by WC Liquor Authority over Easter

6 April 2021

  The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the 134 inspections of liquor vendors conducted by the Western Cape Liquor Authority (WCLA) over the week of Easter.    Read More

Winter disaster readiness

6 April 2021

The Western Cape is gearing up for a wet and cold winter and the Western Cape Disaster Management Centre (WCDMC) is putting contingency plans in place to keep the public safe. Read More

MEC Fritz and MEC Meyer attend West Coast Easter Safety Activation

6 April 2021

On Thursday, 01 April 2021, Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, and the Minister of Agriculture, Ivan Meyer, attended the launch of the West Coast’s Easter Joint Operation Committee (JOC) activation at the newly established Disaster... Read More

Procurement Disclosure Report reveals R1.95 billion spent on Covid-19

1 April 2021

We are pleased to publish the ninth edition of our monthly Procurement Disclosure Report by Provincial Treasury which affirms our commitment to transparency and clean government in the Western Cape. Read More

Stats SA report on municipal basic service delivery welcomed

1 April 2021

Municipalities in the Western Cape continue to deliver the highest levels of free basic services in the country. Read More

New enforcement recruits sign on to serve and protect

1 April 2021

The City, together with WCG, have ensured that the contracts for new LEAP officers were successfully completed on Wednesday, 31 March.  Read More