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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Press Conference: Steps to Resolve Taxi Conflict

16 March 2005

The Western Cape for Transport, Public Works Mcebisi Skwatsha invites you to a press conference to announce steps taken and progress made in resolving the taxi conflict in and around Kraaifontein and elsewhere. They will also outline the strategy... Read More

Human Settlement Seminar - BMW Pavillion Waterfront

16 March 2005


MEC for Community Safety welcomes National Minster for Safety and Security in the Western Cape

15 March 2005

Western Cape MEC for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane will be accompanying his national counterpart Minister Charles Nqakula during his Imbizo to the province tommorrow. Read More

Sophakama Demonstration

15 March 2005

Learners, staff and governing body members from Sophakama Primary School, Du Noon, agreed to meet with senior officials from the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) tomorrow evening, after a demonstration outside the head office in Cape Town... Read More

Local Government and Housing Minister Marius Fransman meets Media Management

15 March 2005

Local Government and Housing Minister Marius Fransman and his senior management team met with senior media management and senior reporters from different media houses around the Western Cape to explain in detail the challenges facing his department... Read More

Premier Lends Support to Education MEC's Initiatives

13 March 2005

Premier Ebrahim Rasool is to lend a hand of support to the initiatives of Education MEC Cameron Dugmore, in building a Learning Home for All Children. Read More

Call for Comment: Draft Cultural Policy

13 March 2005

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is currently busy with a cultural transformation process. One of the main objectives is to develop a cultural policy. Read More

Province to take over Primary Health Care Facilities run by Municipalities

10 March 2005

The Western Cape Health Department will assume responsibility for Personal Primary Health Care (PPHC) services currently provided by municipalities outside of the Cape Town metropolitan area with effect from 1 April 2005. Read More

Media Invitation to Provincial Sports Awards

6 March 2005

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting its annual Provincial Sport Awards on the 12 March 2005 at the Poduim Hall, Cape Town Civic Center. Read More

Agriculture Delivers on its Promise of 40 Learnerships for 2005

6 March 2005

In its quest to add another room to the home for all in Ikapa Elihlumayo, the Cape Institute for Agricultural Training at Elsenberg, has, this week, started its program of training with 40 learners that have received learner ships from the Western... Read More

First Dedicated Anti-Retroviral (ARV) Center Launched in Gugulethu

2 March 2005

The Western Cape Department of Health in conjunction with Crusaid, a UK based HIV/ Aids fundraising organization, is to launch the province's first dedicated Anti-Retroviral Treatment Centre in Gugulethu on Thursday 3 March 2005. Read More

Provincial Education Minister Says Campaign Against Violence In Schools Must Be Intensified

27 February 2005

Western Cape Provincial Education Minister Cameron Dugmore has expressed deep concern at the recent spate of violence in schools, and has announced new initiatives to help restore a culture of tolerance, respect and discipline in schools. Read More

Western Cape Launched Language Policy

21 February 2005

The Premier of the Western Cape, Ibrahim Rasool and the MEC for Cultural Affairs, Sport and REcreation, Chris Stali launched the Western Cape Language Policy last night, giving official recognition to all three languages of the province, English,... Read More

Draft Cultural Policy: Workshops in the Rural Areas

21 February 2005

This process sets outs to review existing policies on Arts, Culture and Heritage presently being utilized by the Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

Learners Protest at Masimphumelele

16 February 2005

WESTERN CAPE MEC FOR EDUCATION Cameron Dugmore expressed relief after calmness was restored to the Masiphumelele township of Fish Hoek this afternoon, after violent protests by high school learners. The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will... Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Launch Western Cape Language Policy

14 February 2005

MEC for Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation Launches the Western Cape Language Policy, on 21 February 2005 Read More