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International Disability Sports Day and Launch of Western Cape Disability Sports Body

29 November 2004

Approximately 600 disabled and mentally challenged athletes of the Western Cape will take part in Disability Sports Day to be held at Vygieskraal Stadium, in Rylands, Cape Town on Thursday, 2 December 2004 to coincide with the international day for... Read More

MEC Chris Stali to Announce Soccer Sponsorship

29 November 2004

The inaugural Inter-District Soccer Challenge, fully sponsored by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, will be announced by MEC Stali at a function. At this function the draw of the participating soccer districts will take place. Read More

Farm School Gutted: Education MEC to Assess Damage

28 November 2004

Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore is to visit a farm school this afternoon at 16h00, which was gutted by fire over the weekend, leaving 53 learners and two teachers with no school to attend. Read More

Safer Festive Season 2004/ 5 kick-off

23 November 2004

"Towards making the Western Cape a Safer Home for All this festive season" Read More

Provincial Spatial Development Framework Consultative Summit.

23 November 2004

Provincial Minister of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Tasneem Essop addressed the media on, Thursday November 25 at the Provincial Spatial Development Framework Consultative Summit. Read More

Celebrating Partnerships in the Emerging Information Society

22 November 2004

Provincial and Local e-Government objectives will come under sharp scrutiny through a collaborative agreement to be signed on Tuesday 23 November 2004 by the Premier of the Western Cape, Ebrahim Rasool and the Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Nomaindia... Read More

Policy Guidelines on The Capacity of Schools in The Western Cape

22 November 2004

For a number of years the Western Cape Education Department has been faced with the challenge of providing accommodation for learners. But now the department has put in place guidelines to bring the numbers to 35-38 per classroom by utilising all... Read More

Successful Conclusion Of Examinations

18 November 2004

Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore has expressed his delight at the successful conclusion of the matric examinations today. Read More

Further Installments in the Home for all through Empowerment Drive

18 November 2004

Empowerment within agriculture will be taking giant leaps on Friday with activities in Piketberg, Moravia and Riebeek Kasteel.   Read More

Minister Hosts Security Indaba

16 November 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane today hosted a Security Indaba involving a broad representation of Cape Town's private security industry. Read More

Young Cheese Makers Will Benefit from Training in Burgandy, France

16 November 2004

During the past week the cooperative relations between Burgundy and the Western Cape have been strengthened when a top-level delegation from the Western Cape led by Mr Cobus Dowry, Minister of Agriculture, visited Burgundy. Read More

New Entrants Must Share in Growing SA Wine Industry

16 November 2004


Arrival of New Police Constables

15 November 2004

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane has welcomed the arrival of 1700 new police constables who graduated in grand style at the Good Hope Centre on 9 November 2004. Minister Ramatlakane said in a statement that " This... Read More

Cabinet Meets Labour and Consular Corps on 17 November 2004

15 November 2004

Media alerts - immediate - 16 November 2004 The Provincial Cabinet will engage with two important sectors tomorrow as follows: Read More

Film Making - a Strategic Industry Says Premier

15 November 2004

Extracts from Premier's speech at opening of the Sithengi Film Festival Read More

Saamstaan (EPWP) Launched in the Western Cape

15 November 2004

The State President visited Gugulethu recently to launch the Saamstaan project, which is the Western Cape's brand name for the National Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). Read More

Cape Town Fashion Festival 20 - 28 November 2004

15 November 2004

Over 12 000 jobs have been lost in the local fashion industry - this year alone.This shocking statistic was released by the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) as it announced details of this year¹s Cape Town Fashion... Read More

WCED Moves CTA to Facilitate `Eid Al-Fitr

10 November 2004

Statement by Ron Swartz, Head of Education in the Western Cape   Read More

MEC Supports Expulsion of Learners Found with Weapons, Drugs On School Premises

9 November 2004

His remarks followed a visit to the Ravensmead Secondary School this morning, where 16-year-old learner Lee-Roy Samuels died over the weekend after a tragic shooting incident. Read More