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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

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 Marius Fransman - The Recovery Plan to be Implemented by the Kannaland Municipality

29 June 2004

My department and I compiled a comprehensive Recovery Plan for the Kannaland Municipality with due regard to the findings and recommendations of the Report of the Investigating Committee and other available information such as audits. Read More

3 Provinces agreement - "Die Kaap is weer Hollands"

29 June 2004

In December 2003, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture and the SA Agri Academy entered into an agreement with Fair Trade Assistance in the Netherlands to secure EU market access for emerging farmers.   Read More

Blue Ear Disease in Pigs: Possible Source of Infection Further Investigated

27 June 2004

The acting Minister of Agriculture of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture Mr. Pierre Uys announced today that another farm in the Cape Flats was found positive for Blue Ear Disease on blood samples submitted to the Onderstepoort Veterinary... Read More

Suspected Outbreak of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)

17 June 2004

Statement By Cobus Dowry Minister Of Agriculture: Western Cape Read More

National Epilepsy Week (16 - 21 June 2004)

10 June 2004

"Theme: Into The Light" 'Light a candle for epilepsy'! On 21 June 2004 Epilepsy South Africa will celebrate their second National Epilepsy Day. Read More

Dowry: Further drought assistence required

10 June 2004

Statement By Cobus Dowry Minister Of Agriculture In The Western Cape Visit to Drought Areas - Further Drought Assistance Required Read More

Outbreak of Salmonella cholerasuis NOT "Pig Cholera" or Swine Fever

7 June 2004

The Minister of Agriculture of the Western Cape, Mr Cobus Dowry today cautioned against confusion of the disease responsible for deaths on a pig farm in Philippi with a more serious disease of pigs feared internationally but does not occur in South... Read More

The Learning Cape Festival 2004

5 June 2004

The Western Cape is developing a clear vision to become a 'learning province' where people of all ages and levels of education, from rural and urban areas, and from all sectors of society grow to appreciate the value of lifelong learning - at home,... Read More

Quit Smoking Today!!

30 May 2004

Quit Today, World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2004 Read More

Tobacco Industry Hurts mainly the Poor: WHO

30 May 2004

Economic benefits of tobacco are a myth. Much room for tobacco tax increases. The poor are the biggest victims of the tobacco industry, with money desperately needed for essentials like food being wasted on a product that harms their health, the... Read More

World No Tobacco Day Programme - 2004

27 May 2004

Date: 31 May 2004 Venue: Blackpool Hall, Shelley Street, Salt River Programme Director: Zaid Omar: eTV (The Drum Cafe will provide an interactive drumming session as guests arrive) Read More

Traditional Initiation (Circumcision) Schools: 24-25 May 2004

24 May 2004

Mr Thandwa Ntshona (Cultural Services) attended this event at the Indaba Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg which was arranged by the National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL). Read More

Director-General Appointed as Visiting Professor at the University of Cape Town

23 May 2004

The Director-General, Dr Gilbert Lawrence, has been appointed as a visiting professor in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine. Read More

Statement by Western Cape Health Minister Pierre Uys Commemorating Child Protection Week, 24 - 30 May 2004

23 May 2004

Children are something very special to us as parents and it is therefore a commitment of the Western Cape Health Services to provide the best possible protection and care services to our youngsters says Provincial Health Minister, Pierre Uys, in a... 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

Visit to De Doorns - Alledged Buldozing of Workers' Houses

17 May 2004

During the course of last week a very disturbing report about a farmer in De Doorns who allegedly bulldozed the houses of farm workers, appeared on television.   Read More

Lifting of Quarantine and Movement Restrictions for African Horse Sickness

17 May 2004

As from 17 May 2004 the movement quarantine imposed as a result of the outbreak of African Horse Sickness in the Western Cape, has been lifted in the Stellenbosch and Somerset West Magisterial Districts, as well as on individual farms placed under... Read More