News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive


Minister Fritz visits families of Natasha Booise, nine-year old rape victim

10 January 2022

Minister Fritz visits families of Natasha Booise, nine-year old rape victim, in Piketberg Read More

Simple things to do to get out of the 4th wave

10 January 2022

We all want to get back to life as we know it and we now have the best chance of getting there. Our province has passed the peak of the fourth wave, but we are not out of it just yet.   Read More

Minister Anroux Marais calls on unemployed youth to be part of positive change

10 January 2022

Applications for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s YearBeyond Programme have opened and we are calling on unemployed youth aged between 18 and 25 to apply to be part of this exciting youth in service programme. Read More

Department committed to vaccine targets through its continued vaccination drive

7 January 2022

As we get back into the swing of vaccination after the Festive Season, we once again appeal to all eligible persons to get vaccinated or take up their booster dose. These vaccinations have proven to be effective in protecting you from becoming... Read More

Paramedics respond to 5 348 incidents during new year’s weekend

3 January 2022

It has been a busy December and end-of-year weekend for the Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as they work tirelessly to provide essential first responder assistance, transport clients to healthcare facilities, and... Read More

175 bundles of joy welcomed at public health facilities on New Year’s Day

2 January 2022

The Western Cape Government Health is pleased to announce the birth of 175 babies* born on 1 January 2022 in the Western Cape at public health facilities. Of the babies born on New Year's Day, 93 were boys, while 82 girls were born.    Read More