News and Speeches Archive

Higher Education Graduates must Develop Solutions for the Poor

24 April 2008

Higher Education should not only produce graduates in commerce, science and technology who are technically skilled, but are also conscious of their potential to develop solutions, which will ultimately benefit the poor and marginalized, says Western... Read More

UCT Professor's Killing A Call to Action to Deal Harshly with Crime

24 April 2008

The tragic loss of University of Cape Town (UCT) Professor Kevin Rochford who was shot and killed outside his home, is a call to action to deal harshly with crime and violence but also to address the underlying causes, which contribute to a culture... Read More

Fourth Group of Western Cape Cheese Makers Travel to France

24 April 2008

Statement by Kobus Dowry, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture Read More

Extra R40 Million Allocated for Western Cape Rural Schools

21 April 2008

The Government has allocated more than R40 million extra for rural schools who struggle to find qualified and competent teachers, which means they will now have extra money to recruit teachers with incentives of up to R11,528 per annum per post. Read More

Study Shows Grade 6 Learners Improve Literacy Skills, but Maths Remains a Challenge

21 April 2008

Statement by Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore Read More

Increased Education Budget to Boost Poorest Schools

17 April 2008

Budget presentation to Western Cape Standing Committee on Education, Cultural Affairs and Sport - Statement by Education MEC Cameron Dugmore Read More

Western Cape Authors Call on Government to Enforce Language Policy

8 April 2008

The African languages in South Africa are constantly under serious threat because there is no legislation that enforces their protection and usage, a meeting of authors, aspiring African writers and academics told the Minister of Arts and Culture at... Read More