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News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape Human Settlements launches historical contractor’s framework

25 January 2022

In a historic move, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) is pleased to announce that it has launched its contractor’s framework which targets particularly women and youth contractors. Read More

Western Cape Government launches new social services centre in Murraysburg

25 January 2022

Today, Tuesday 25 January 2022, the Western Cape Ministers' for Social Development and Transport and Public Works, Ms Sharna Fernandez and Mr Daylin Mitchell, launched a newly established Social Development service centre in Murraysburg. Read More

Media release by Premier Alan Winde on the appointment of Anroux Marais as actin

24 January 2022

Media release by Premier Alan Winde on the appointment of Anroux Marais as acting Minister of Community Safety Read More

Media release by Premier Alan Winde on the suspension of Minister Albert Fritz

24 January 2022

Media release by Premier Alan Winde on the suspension of Minister Albert Fritz In the past week serious allegations pertaining to the conduct of Minister Albert Fritz were brought to my attention. Read More

Unveiling of the new social services delivery point in Central Karoo District

24 January 2022

On Tuesday, 25 January 2022, the Western Cape Ministers' for Social Development and Transport and Public Works, Ms Sharna Fernandez and Mr Daylin Mitchell, will officially open a new social services office for Murraysburg and the surrounding areas. Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes arrest of accused in murder case of Jacque Mpontsana

24 January 2022

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes news of the capture and arrest of Lwazi Sibindana, who allegedly murdered Jacque Mpontsana by setting her alight during a domestic dispute in September last year. Read More

Western Cape school and district results deliver more good news!

21 January 2022

This morning I visited Scottsville Secondary School to celebrate the release of the individual 2021 National Senior Certificate results to learners. Read More

Western Cape matric class of 2021 – Our superstars

20 January 2022

I am absolutely delighted with the results of the Matric Class of 2021 in the Western Cape. Our provincial pass rate was announced by Minister Angie Motshekga this evening as 81.2% - an increase of 1.3 percentage points from last year. Read More

Media alert: Western Cape NSC 2021 results

20 January 2022

The results of the 2021 National Senior Certificate exams will be announced this week. Thursday, 20 January 2022 – national results announcement Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes positive reports of enforcement by Liquor Authority

20 January 2022

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes news of enforcement activities carried out by the Western Cape Liquor Authority over the Festive Season to ensure that liquor traders complied with the conditions of their liquor... Read More

Update on the Western Cape’s healthcare platform and vaccine programme

20 January 2022

“Despite our imminent exit from the fourth wave, the President still does not have a clear roadmap to end the national State of Disaster.” Read More

WCDoA welcomes introduction of agricultural subjects at Pelican Park High School

20 January 2022

The Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, has welcomed the decision to expand Pelican Park High School’s curriculum to include agricultural subjects such as agricultural management science and agricultural technology. Read More

Western Cape MEC hosts National Minister of Human Settlements

20 January 2022

The Western Cape MEC of Human Settlements Tertuis Simmers, hosted the National Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi and her Deputy Minister Pamela Tshwete during their 2-day visit to the province. Read More

Minister Schäfer visits Perivale PS to celebrate start of 2022 school year

19 January 2022

This morning I visited Perivale Primary School to welcome learners to class for the first term.   Read More

Media Release by Premier Winde on the launch of AAAH Coalition

19 January 2022

“AAAH’s major investment in Cape Town will boost investment into the Western Cape health-tech industry by approximately R1billion and create jobs” Read More

Media alert: Minister Schäfer to visit Perivale Primary School

18 January 2022

On Wednesday, 19 January 2022, the Western Cape Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, will visit Perivale Primary School to celebrate the start of the school year. A statement will be released after the visit. Read More

Early airport data shows 27% recovery in international trips for December 2021

17 January 2022

Media Release by the Western Cape Government: Early airport data shows 27% recovery in international trips for December 2021, compared to December 2019 Read More

Premier Winde’s response to the extension of the National State of Disaster

14 January 2022

Media release: Premier Winde’s response to the extension of the National State of Disaster 14 January 2022 Read More

Vaccinations are picking up again, let’s continue our protection against Covid

14 January 2022

Vaccinations are picking up again, let’s continue to increase our protection and not take COVID-19 back to work or school.    Read More

Media release by Premier Winde on the Western Cape’s healthcare platform and vac

13 January 2022

“Growing body of evidence shows that the fourth wave has been less severe and that COVID-19 cases have decoupled from hospitalisations and deaths. The time has come to normalise our COVID-19 response.” Read More

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