News and Speeches Archive

MEC Grant Extends his Best Wishes to Team Zeallous

31 August 2009

The Ministry for Education in the Western Cape would like to extend its full support to the members of Team Zeallous from Stellenbosch High School who will be competing in the 2009 Formula One in Schools World Championships in England on the 15th of... Read More

City to Take Action on Illegal Activities in Senator Park Building in Long Street

31 August 2009

Senator Park, the Long Street building that has become notorious for drug dealing, prostitution and other illegal activities, has again come under the spotlight with the recent abduction of a University of Cape Town student. Read More

MEC Grant Attends the Launch of the Write Round SA Expedition

31 August 2009

This morning, MEC for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant attended the launch of the Write Round SA Expedition at Heinz Park Primary School in Phillipi. The Write round SA expedition focuses on the distribution of writing materials and lap... Read More

Measles in South Africa

31 August 2009

The health department has urged the public and medical practitioners to be aware of measles symptoms and for parents to get their children vaccinated after a reported outbreak in Gauteng. Fidel Hadebe, spokesperson for the health department,... Read More

MEC Max Congratulates Provincial Traffic Officers on Outstanding Achievements

30 August 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max today invited the three Provincial Traffic Officers who received certificates for outstanding work during the Road Traffic and Management Cooperation (RTMC) Gala Awards ceremony on Thursday , 27 August... Read More

Update on H1N1 in the Western Cape: 31 August 2009

30 August 2009

The Influenza A (H1N1) pandemic is currently placing major pressure on State health services in the Western Cape and in particular the critical care services within our hospitals. The H1N1 influenza pandemic has particularly impacted on younger... Read More

MEC Max Will Attend the Memorial Service of Slain Police Officer

30 August 2009

The MEC Adv. Lennit Max will attend the memorial service of the slain police officer, Const. Percy R. Masiu who was tragically killed whilst on duty on Saturday, 29 August 2009 in Constantia. Date: Tuesday, 1st September Time: 10:00 Read More

MEC Max Condemns Another Shooting of a Police Officer

30 August 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max today said that the shooting of a police officer in Dieprivier is absolutely shocking, especially as the death of this officer become part of violent crime statistics. Read More

City Clamps Down on Illegal Arum Lilly Sellers

30 August 2009

In an effort to conserve its natural environment, the City of Cape Town is to clamp down on flower vendors selling arum lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) without the necessary permission. Read More

Metro Police Arrest Many during Busy Weekend

30 August 2009

The Metro Police conducted various operations at the weekend and arrested 44 people for various offences. They ranged from driving under the influence to contravention of the City's Public Nuisance By-law. Seventeen "Amaphela taxis" were impounded... Read More

City's Arbor Month Activities Kick Off

30 August 2009

Tuesday, 01 September sees the start of the City of Cape Town's Arbor Month celebrations with the theme 'Plant a tree - save our planet'. Read More

Ghost Squad Arrested an Alleged Counterfeiter

30 August 2009

Cape Town Traffic's Ghost Squad members, on patrol in Goodwood at the weekend, stopped a motorist for overtaking on the left shoulder along Vanguard Drive between Frans Conradie Drive and Milton Road. Read More

Press Conference on the Rebuilding of Tygerberg Hospital as a Mega Project

26 August 2009

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, invites all media to a press conference that will provide detailed information on the rebuilding of Tygerberg Hospital as a mega project. Read More

MEC Lennit Max Starts Community Policing Forum (CPF) Roadshow in Cape Winelands and the Overberg

26 August 2009

The MEC for Department of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, will start the first leg of the Department's *Roadshow (August - November) for Community Safety Structures in the Cape Winelands and the Overberg. The MEC will be accompanied by... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Launch Riaan Loots Campaign

25 August 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner and his department will this weekend be launching the second phase of its Riaan Loots Campaign in the Wilderness near George. The Campaign will be run in... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Send Off Members Participating in the Deaflympics

25 August 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Minister Sakkie Jenner, will on Thursday 27 August 2009 be sending off 10 SA Deaflympics team members, from the Western Cape, who will be representing the country at this year's... Read More

Chrysalis Academy Host High Tea in Celebration of Women's Month

24 August 2009

The *Chrysalis Academy in Tokai hosted their HIGH TEA in celebration "All Women - Past, Present and Future". View Programme Read More

Nomsa Mapongwana Primary School gets Scholar Patrol

24 August 2009

The MEC for Community Safety in the Western Cape, Adv. Lennit. Max; the CEO of the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) and international delegates will be handing-over the scholar patrol equipment to Nomsa Mapongwana Primary School in... Read More

Programme for Community Safety's Traffic Directorate's Women's Month

24 August 2009

This week's programme for Community Safety's Traffic Directorate's Women's Month: Monday, 24 August 2009 WOMEN IN ACTION Venue: Gene Louw College, Brackenfell Time: 10H00 - 16H00 Read More

City Invites Public Comment on Gugulethu Cemetery Upgrade

20 August 2009

The City of Cape Town's Parks Department plans to upgrade the NY5/Gugulethu Cemetery and invites the public to participate in the planning process by attending one of the public meetings that will be held in Nyanga and Gugulethu. Read More

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