News and Speeches Archive

Schools to Benefit from Ambitious Venture

30 September 2007

Several Western Cape schools stand to benefit from an ambitious venture when British Pilot, Robert Vallier will attempt to make the first Unity Flight of South Africa (Ufosa) by flying a single engine aircraft to 30 communities all round the country... Read More

Investigation into Alleged Racial Incident at Langenhoven Gymnasium Concluded

20 September 2007

Joint statement by MEC Cameron Dugmore and the Langehoven Gymnasium Governing Body Read More

Outbreak of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) in Western Cape

17 September 2007

Press Release by the Minister of Agriculture: Western Cape, Mr. Cobus Dowry Read More

WCED Continues to Invest Heavily in Teachers

16 September 2007

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) continues to invest heavily in teacher development, said MEC Cameron Dugmore at the annual provincial teaching awards ceremony on Friday evening (14 September) in Cape Town. Read More

MEC Dugmore Salutes Award Winning Teachers

16 September 2007

The award-winning teachers and all the hundreds and thousands of other teachers who have not been nominated but who are also doing brilliant work, are helping our children to re-dream their worlds, said Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore in... Read More

Heritage Day Schools Festival

16 September 2007

All media are invited to a Heritage Schools Day Festival, to be attended by Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool, Education MEC Cameron Dugmore and Culture and Sports MEC Whitey Jacobs. About 200 learners from various schools are expected to... Read More

Oudtshoorn Municipality on the Path to Recovery

16 September 2007

MEDIA STATEMENT September 17,2007 OUDTSHOORN MUNICIPALITY ON THE PATH TO RECOVERY MEC Qubudile Richard Dyantyi Read More

Blocking of the N2 an Attempt to Block Delivery

13 September 2007

MEDIA STATEMENT September 10, 2007 BLOCKING OF THE N2 AN ATTEMPT TO BLOCK DELIVERY Read More

Intensifying the Rectification of Houses

13 September 2007

MEDIA ALERT September 14, 2007 INTENSIFYING THE RECTIFICATION OF HOUSES Read More

Community Radio Stations Provide Virtual Matric Revision Classes

10 September 2007

Statement by Education Minister Cameron DugmoreEleven community radio stations will start providing virtual matric revision classes tonight, in conjunction with the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and the Government Communication and... Read More

Minister Essop Launches Mobile Unit for Craft SMEs in Rural Areas

10 September 2007

A mobile unit that will give crafters on the West Coast, Central Karoo and Eden access to the skills development opportunities that the Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) offers, was launched on Tuesday, 11 September 2007 in Piketberg by Western... Read More

World Food Day Addresses Right to Food

5 September 2007

As part of its World Food Day (WFD) celebrations, the Western Cape Department of Agriculture, through its Farmer Support and Development programme will deliver 1000 indigenous fowls to a total of 40 vulnerable households in Murraysburg, in the... Read More

MEC Dugmore to Promote Reading

4 September 2007

<p>Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore will visit the Paarlzicht Primary School (Lantana Street, Huguenot) in Paarl tomorrow (Thursday 06 September) 11h30, to highlight the importance of reading, as part of this week&#39;s Readathon... Read More