News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

22Covid-19 Alerts

COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Dashboard

View Vaccine information

TB Information and Dashboard

View TB information

News and Speeches Archive

Occupational Therapy Week at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

23 September 2022

Occupational Therapy Week at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital – rebuild, reconnect and rediscover  Read More

Housing handover marks a new chapter for elderly in De Hoop, Malmesbury

23 September 2022

Earlier this week, a new chapter was marked in the lives of seven elderly beneficiaries when Premier Alan Winde handed over the keys to their brand-new homes in the De Hoop Housing Project, Malmesbury. Read More

LEAP confiscates 7 illegal firearms in one week

22 September 2022

Between 5 - 11 September 2022, Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) officers confiscated 7 illegal firearms and arrested of 179 individuals for a variety of crimes. LEAP is an initiative of the Western Cape Government (WCG) and is run in... Read More

Indigenous Games team capped for participation at National tournament

22 September 2022

On Wednesday, 21 September 2022, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais capped 98 players from the Western Cape who will be competing at the National Indigenous Games, which will take place in Kwa-Zulu Natal from 24 September 2022. Read More

SA School makes the final 3 in the World’s Best School Prize

22 September 2022

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Pinelands North Primary School in Cape Town has been nominated as a finalist in the World’s Best School Prize for Overcoming Adversity. Read More

DSD approaches high court over illegal rehabs

22 September 2022

The Western Cape Department of Social Development has continued to receive complaints about illegal rehabilitation centres exploiting clients and in some cases, violating their human rights. Read More

Premier takes "Listening Tour" to Ceres & Malmesbury

22 September 2022

Media release: Premier takes “Listening Tour” to Ceres and Malmesbury. Read More

Western Cape Municipalities urged to bolster load shedding plans

22 September 2022

Media release: Western Cape municipalities urged to bolster load shedding contingency measures at extended Provincial Cabinet meeting. Read More

#ClassOf2022: 40 days to go!

21 September 2022

We are 40 days away from the 2022 National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams, and it’s all systems go across our province to make sure that every single one of our candidates has the opportunity to succeed. Matric revision support Read More

Media alert: World’s best school prizes - announcement of the top 3!

21 September 2022

The WCED would like to invite media to Pinelands North Primary School tomorrow, as we wait in anticipation to hear if Read More

Nearly half of all Buildings Completed are in the Western Cape

21 September 2022

Almost half of all buildings completed in South Africa, by value, between January and July of this year, were in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Simmers announces the completion of the Moorreesburg High School

21 September 2022

The Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers announced the completion of the construction of the Moorreesburg High School, in the Swartland Municipality. The construction of Moorreesburg High School was completed in August 2022.  Read More

Premier urges close crime-fighting partnership with Swartland Municipality

21 September 2022

Joint media release: Premier urges close crime-fighting partnership with Swartland Municipality Read More

Human Settlements warns residents of online housing scams

20 September 2022

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements strongly urges residents to be aware of online housing scams that request you to pay for government housing assistance. Read More

PERO 2022/23: Our Pathway from Recovery to Growth

20 September 2022

Today, the Provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger, tabled the Western Cape Provincial Economic Review and Outlook 2022/23 (PERO) in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

Showcasing skills that will contribute towards our economy

20 September 2022

On Saturday, 17 September 2022, the WCED hosted their third Skills Competition at Bellville Technical High School. Read More

Minister Marais to cap Indigenous Games team competing at National tournament

20 September 2022

Tomorrow, 21 September 2022, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will cap 98 players from the Western Cape who will be competing at the National Indigenous Games, which will take place in Kwa-Zulu Nata Read More

Premier Winde and Minister Simmers conduct an infrastructure oversight visit

20 September 2022

Yesterday, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, conducted an oversight visit and hand-delivered title deeds to senior residents of the Vredebes Housing Project. Read More

Premier Winde and Minister Mbombo’s unannounced visit to Ceres Hospital

20 September 2022

“Improving services for the citizens of Witzenberg” Read More

DSD NPO Help Desk can assist NPOs with compliance

20 September 2022

Non-profit Organisations (NPOs) are vital partners in the Western Cape, and are urged to check their compliance status to ensure the continuation of service delivery. Read More

Pages