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News and Speeches for Department of Community Safety

National Strike by Public Servants: Statement by Acting Premier Leonard Ramatlakane

14 September 2004

The Western Cape Provincial Government has noted intentions by trade unions COSATU and the South African Democratic Teachers Union to embark on a national strike in support of wage increase demands. Read More

Statement by Western Cape Minister For Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane

2 August 2004

Commenting on remarks made by Opposition political parties at a Media conference on 03 August in the Western Cape Legislature, Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane said: Read More

Ministry Comments on Crime Watch Patrol Issue

29 July 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane says he has noted with concern media reports of the incident where Provincial Police Commissioner Mzwandile Petros was made unwelcome at a meeting called to discuss the suspension of a... Read More

SAPS Memorial Wall for Fallen Colleagues Unveiled : Cape Town

22 July 2004

A memorial wall, remembering sixty-one police officers attached to various Units of the South African Police Service in the Western Cape who since 1994 paid the highest price for their Country whilst performing their duty, was unveiled by the... Read More

Minister Ramatlakane appeals for community partnership in curbing crime and attacks on N2 road users.

5 July 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane says solving the crime and attacks on motorists on the N2 freeway is also part of the service delivery deposits that the Western Cape provincial government is committed to. Read More

Community Patrol Officers contract coming to an end on 30 June 2004

29 June 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane says " We have been aware since June 2003 as government and the CPO Directorate that the Community Patrol Officers contract was coming to an end on 30 June 2004" Read More

Restaurant Robbery - Robbers arrested after shootout with police on the N2

29 June 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety has commended the members of the South African Police Services for their swift action that led to the arrrest of five persons who had staged an unsuccesful robbery of a restaurant in Woodstock last night (... Read More

Minister Ramatlakane meets Cape Town based Foreign Diplomats about their Safety

17 May 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane and Provincial Police Commissioner Mzwandile Petros met with members of the Foreign Diplomatic Missions stationed in Cape Town. Read More

Minister Ramatlakane Welcomes Staggie Sentencing

11 May 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane has welcomed the long term jail sentence imposed on former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie and seven of his co-accused. Read More

Highway Patrols were Never Withdrawn says Minister Ramatlakane

9 May 2004

Minister Ramatlakane says Highway patrols were never withdrawn but strengthened. Read More

Minister Ramatlakane Condemns Killing of Four Family Members

6 May 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Mr Leonard Ramatlakane has called on the community of Bishop Lavis in the Cape Flats to come forward with information that could help find the killers of four family members in Bishop Lavis. Read More

Minister Ramatlakane appointed Acting-Premier of the Western Cape

22 April 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane has been officially sworn in as Acting-Premier of the Western Cape this morning. Minister Ramatlakane was officially sworn in by Judge President of the Cape Justice John Hlophe at the... Read More

Ramatlakane praises community - police partnership following safe return of a 14 year old boy

9 October 2003

Community Safety Minister, Leonard Ramatlakane praises community - police partnership in the fight against crime Read More

Minister Ramatlakane opens Magistrates Court in Leeuw-Gamka

19 August 2003

A R250 000 Magistrates Court was officially opened in Leeuw Gamka today as part of the Rural Development Strategy of government. Read More

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