News and Speeches Archive

Target Setting for Quality Education

29 March 2007

Targets setting for quality education - Statement by Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore Read More

City Parks Tree Clean-Up Campaign: 26 - 30 March 2007

29 March 2007

The City Parks Department is undertaking a city-wide Tree Clean-up Campaign, as part of the City Manager's drive to "get back to basics". The campaign began on Monday 26 March and will continue until Friday 30 March 2007. Read More

Cape Town Residents can have their say about Green Point Urban Park

29 March 2007

Residents across the metropolitan area will have a chance to comment on plans for the proposed redevelopment of Green Point Common, site of the new multi-purpose stadium to be built in time for 2010 World Cup. A series of eleven public meetings... Read More

City Donation Aids Work of Jehova Jaireh Welfare Organisation

29 March 2007

The City of Cape Town's Social Development Department will be handing over soup kitchen appliances, food supplies and sound system equipment to the value of R40 000 to the Jehova Jaireh Welfare Organisation on 29 March 2007 at 19:00 at the... Read More

City's Sanitation Week Event Focuses on Blockages in Sewerage System

29 March 2007

The City of Cape Town's final Sanitation Week event takes place at 10:00 on Friday, 30 March at the Community Hall in Du Noon. Read More

Rietvlei re-opened to the Public

29 March 2007

Public health concern over toxic blue-green algae in the water of the Rietvlei Wetland Reserve resulted in the temporary closing of the recreational water body to the public. Read More

Official Opening of Gymnastic Academy in City's Philippi Indoor Centre

29 March 2007

The South African Gymnastic Federation and the City of Cape Town will officially open a Gymnastic Academy in Philippi on 29 March 2007 at 19:00 at the Philippi Indoor Centre. Deputy Executive Mayor Charlotte Williams will represent the City at the... Read More

WCED Launches Investigation into Alleged Racial Attack

28 March 2007

Langenhoven Gymnasium Alleged Racial Attack - Statement by Education Minister Cameron Dugmore on behalf of the Western Cape Education Department.It is with deep concern that the Top Management of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) have... Read More

Inquiry into West Coast Schools Starts

28 March 2007

An inquiry into various issues in schools in the Saldanha municipal area, including allegations of racism, access, transport, school fees and provisioning will start on Tuesday 27 March, 19h00, when senior officials of the Western Cape Education... Read More

Sectional Title Valuations in the Post

26 March 2007

The City of Cape Town's Valuations Department said today all sectional title owners would receive letters informing them of the revised valuations on their properties. These would begin arriving later this week. Read More

A New Emblem for Parliament

26 March 2007

The New Emblem for South Africa's National Parliament Read More

Cape Town Leads In Information Technology

26 March 2007

The South African IT sector is expected to contribute about R77 billion to the SA economy by 2010 and Cape Town must position itself - especially its poorer communities - to take up the many thousands of jobs that will be created. Read More

Street Renaming Process Begins in Cape Town

26 March 2007

Cape Town's Mayoral Committee yesterday agreed to the call for nominations to a panel of experts to advise the City in the process of renaming streets. Read More

Khayelitsha Traffic Department has Relocated

26 March 2007

Members of the public must please note that the Khayelitsha Traffic Department has been relocated. As of 13 March 2007 it has been operating from the Resource Centre situated on the corner of Makabeni and Zakhele Roads in Khayelitsha. Read More

Retired Bus Driver, 72, Wins WCED Adult Learner Award

26 March 2007

Mr Adam Marais, a 72-year-old retired bus driver, is among adult learners who received awards from the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) this week. Read More

Exhibition of Recently Evaluated School Library / Resource Centre Material

26 March 2007

Exhibition of Recently Evaluated School Library / Resource Centre MaterialThis includes: Read More

Sod Turning Ceremony for New R7 Million Bothasig Clinic

25 March 2007

The City of Cape Town said today the sod turning ceremony for the construction of the new R7 million Bothasig Clinic will take place on 27 March. Read More

Mayor to Open Joe Gqabi Drivers' Licence Testing Station

25 March 2007

Mayor Helen Zille will officially open the Joe Gqabi Drivers' Licence Testing Centre in Philippi on Tuesday, 27 March 2007 at 11:00. Read More

Eradicating the Bucket System in the Western Cape

25 March 2007

One thousand two hundred (1200) households in the Western Cape are stuck with no basic sanitation facilities. Government is working hard to ensure that the December 2007 Presidential target of removing this bucket system in all formal areas is met. Read More

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