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News and Speeches Archive

PUBLIC NOTICE: Ravensmead CHC vaccination clinic decommissioned

16 July 2021

Ravensmead Community Day Centre’s vaccine centre has been decommissioned. Our health platform remains under pressure and COVID-19 cases continue to rise, although at a slower rate. Read More

Update by the WCG on public unrest in some parts of South Africa

16 July 2021

There have been no incidents of looting in any region of the Western Cape today. The Western Cape Government, the SAPS, the City of Cape Town, and other law enforcement entities continue to work closely together to ensure that this calm is... Read More

Mobile wellness bus brings vaccines closer to home for vulnerable communities

15 July 2021

When COVID-19 survivor Louisa Afrikaner first heard about the COVID-19 vaccination programme, she decided that she would get her jab after being seriously ill in December 2020. Read More

Western Cape Disaster Centre Provincial Update - 10h30

15 July 2021

The Western Cape Provincial Disaster Management Centre (PDMC) PDMC can confirm as of 09h30 today there have been no verified incidents of looting reported for any region in the Western Cape. Read More

Slangrivier residents to be empowered with title deeds

15 July 2021

Tomorrow, 16 July 2020, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will facilitate the handing over of 41 title deeds to deserving recipients in the Southern Cape Town of Slangrivier. Read More

Minister Marais congratulates Western Cape participants ahead of Tokyo Olympics

15 July 2021

Following SASCOC’s official announcements, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, congratulates the participants from the Western Cape who were selected to represent South Africa at the 2020 Sum Read More

Alert Level 4 restrictions: Businesses need more financial support to save jobs

15 July 2021

We welcome the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa of the reopening of the UIF Covid-19 TERS scheme which we have been calling for and which will be a lifeline to many businesses and employees in South Africa.  Read More

Entries now open for the 2021 Western Cape Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards

15 July 2021

We are calling on the most inspiring and resilient entrepreneurs in the province to enter the annual Western Cape Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (WCERA).  Read More

Western Cape observes World Youth Skills Day

15 July 2021

Today, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture joins the United Nations in observing World Youth Skills Day. We do so by highlighting the training opportunities on offer and acknowledging the resilience and creativity of youth through the... Read More

Update by the Western Cape Government on public unrest in parts of South Africa

15 July 2021

Premier Alan Winde confirmed that as of his latest briefing from Provincial Minister for Community Safety, Albert Fritz, there has been no confirmed looting in any region of the Western Cape, and that the province remains calm. Read More

Oceana group and gift of the givers pay homage to EMS officials

15 July 2021

The Western Cape Government Health would like to thank Hospital Heroes, Gift of the Givers and the Oceana Group for honouring EMS officials who have been working tirelessly to ensure that community members are provided with efficient emergency... Read More

Western Cape Disaster Centre Provincial Update - 09h30

14 July 2021

The Western Cape Provincial Disaster Management Centre (PDMC) PDMC can confirm as of 09h30 there have been no verified incidents of looting reported for any region in the Western Cape. There has been a report of taxi related violence on the N2 but... Read More

MEC Fritz calls on Neighbourhood Watches to assist in maintaining peace

14 July 2021

Today, the Minister of Community Safety in the Western Cape, Adv. Albert Fritz, joined Member of the Provincial Legislature, Ricardo McKenzie, and neighbourhood watches in Lentegeur and Woodlands in Mitchells Plain for their morning patrols. Read More

Call for amendments to Level Four Regulations for online sales and deliveries

14 July 2021

Given the current pandemic, we have to consider innovative ways to protect lives and livelihoods within the wine sector. Read More

Update by Western Cape Government on public unrest in some parts of South Africa

14 July 2021

This morning, the expanded cabinet of the Western Cape Government met for the second day in the row, to ensure full coordination across the province, following continued incidents of looting in some parts of South Africa. Read More

Boots on the ground in Wolwerivier

14 July 2021

Western Cape Department of Health in partnership with TB/HIV care and community carers have embarked on a registration drive and pop-up vaccination site in Wolwerivier on Wednesday 14 July.  This forms part of the departments continued proactive... Read More

WCG extends deadline for its request for information on renewable energy project

13 July 2021

We have extended the deadline on the Request for Information (RFI) for our Municipal Energy Resilience (MER) Project to 19 JULY 2021 at 18:00. Read More

Update by Western Cape Government following unrest in some parts of South Africa

13 July 2021

“The Western Cape Government, SAPS and other security services are working closely together to ensure law and order is maintained in province” Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes extension of deadline for submissions

12 July 2021

Minister Fritz welcomes extension of deadline for submissions in Firearms Amendment Bill Read More

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