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Education MEC Visits Exam Centre

28 October 2004

Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore expressed his satisfaction with the way the examinations administration is proceeding, and with the fact that there have been no major problems reported so far. Read More

White Collar "High Flyer" Criminal Nabbed

26 October 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety, Leonard Ramatlakane, has welcomed the arrest of another 'high flyer' by members of the Criminal Justice Cluster (SAPS, NPA, Scorpions, NIA, Correctional Services) today. (27 October 2004) Read More

Financial Institutions in Requested to Assist Drought Stricken Farmers

20 October 2004

Statement by Cobus Dowry, Minister of Agriculture in the Western Cape   The current drought situation in the Western Cape has a severe impact on the broad agricultural community and more specifically on farmers, commercial and emerging farmers... Read More

Agreement to Strengthen HIV and AIDS Programme

19 October 2004

AGREEMENT TO STRENGTHEN HIV AND AIDS PROGRAMME Read More

Western Cape Provincial Honours: Invitation for Nominations

17 October 2004

Are you aware of someone who has performed exceptionally or who has done something extraordinary in the interest of th Read More

Golf course investigation starts

6 October 2004

A consortium has been appointed by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning to undertake the investigation into Golf course developments and Polo fields. Read More

A Provincial Spatial Development Framework in the Making

6 October 2004

The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning will engage communities throughout the Western Cape next week on the Provincial Spatial Development Framework (PSDF). Read More

Western Cape Education Minister Cameron Dugmore's message to matrics

3 October 2004

Dear Learner From Monday 11 October, you will start writing the most important examinations of your school career to date, the 2004 Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

The Ministry of Local Government and Housing has embarked on a Letsema Program

3 October 2004

The Ministry of Local Government and Housing has embarked on a Letsema Program during the this month of September. It will be an annual event, launched for the first time at Rietpoort on the 10th September 2004. Objectives: Read More

Mental Health Awareness Month - October 2004

30 September 2004

"STOP EXCLUSION ... DARE TO CARE" Read More

Grade 1's Learning and Reading Abilities

27 September 2004

Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore says the department is aware of the challenges relating to the reading and writing abilities of children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Read More

Grade 1's Learning and Reading Abilities

26 September 2004

Western Cape Education Minister Cameron Dugmore says the department is aware of the challenges relating to the reading and writing abilities of children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Read More

Major Breakthrough in the Case of the Missing Blanche Van Der Westhuisen

25 September 2004

Mr Moegamat Sallie and his girlfriend, 24 year old Blanche van der Westhuisen, went missing on the 7th August 2004 at 22h20 when they left her Bishop Lavis home and were reported missing by her family on Sunday 8th August 15H40 at the Bishop Lavis... Read More

Conflict Between Residents in Clanwilliam

23 September 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane says the conflict between residents in an informal settlement in Clanwilliam, is not "ethnically related". Read More

Despite the Downtrend in Crime, Much More Still Needs to be Done says Acting Premier Leonard Ramatlakane

20 September 2004

Western Cape MEC for Community Safety and Acting Premier Leonard Ramatlakane says despite the downtrend in crime in the province, much more still needs to be done to ensure that women and children feel safe. Read More

Surveillance and Testing in the Western Cape for Avian Influenza Still on Track

19 September 2004

The Directorate of Veterinary Services of the Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape is well on track with the survey to determine if there is any active infection of Avian Influenza on ostrich and poultry farms within the province.   Read More

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

MEC for Education Cameron Dugmore's Address to WC Forum for Inclusive Education

13 September 2004

Annual General Meeting of the Western Cape Forum for Inclusive Education Tuesday 14 September 2004, 15h30 - Claremont Chairperson, ladies and gentleman Read More

Public Engagements: Western Cape MEC for Education Cameron Dugmore

12 September 2004

Monday 13 - Saturday 18 September 2004 Even though Thursday 16 September is his birthday, MEC Dugmore will not be taking the day off. Read More

Statement by Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore - Strike Action: No Decision to Close Schools has been Taken

12 September 2004

"Certain media reports have created the impression that the department will be closing schools on Thursday in the light of the possible strike action. This is not correct. "We have a responsibility to ensure that learning continues and that minimum... Read More

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