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News and Speeches Archive

Measles Status in the Western Cape

11 April 2010

The logistical arrangements for this Outbreak Response commenced on 1 March 2010 with actual immunisation of children in these hot spot areas in full swing by 8 March 2010. Read More

Media Alert: Launching the 'Own Your Future' Campaign for Grade 12 Learners

8 April 2010

On Monday, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be launching the "Own YOUR future campaign" at Manyano High School in Khayelitsha. Read More

Minister Grant Condemns Senseless Killing of Learner

8 April 2010

I am deeply saddened by the senseless death of Adenaan Hendricks. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all his family and friends in this very difficult time. Read More

Suspension of Operating License of Owner of Taxi Involved in Motorcycle Accident

7 April 2010

Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle has triggered the process to suspend the operating license of the owner of the minibus taxi which was illegally driven by the seventeen (17) year old youngster and resulted in the tragic... Read More

City to Host Youth Development Conference

7 April 2010

The City of Cape Town, in partnership with the Khayelitsha Youth Development Council (KYDC), will host a Youth Development Conference this month at Voortrekker Park in Strand. Read More

Cape Town International Challenge to Further Test World Cup Transport Readiness

6 April 2010

The City of Cape Town will once again offer public city-to-stadium transport for the fourth test event at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday 10 April. This follows the success of the public transport services made available for the first three test... Read More

Autumn School Aimed at Increasing the Grade 12 Pass Rate in Khayelitsha

6 April 2010

This morning, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant visited Chris Hani Secondary school in Khayelitsha to thank and give encouragement to the hundreds of Grade twelve (12) learners that are participating in a holiday tuition programme. Read More

Health Workers' Response to Measles Outbreak

6 April 2010

The overwhelming frustration and despair associated with an epidemic of this seriousness has been replaced with a sense of optimism and hardened resolve. Read More

Temporary Road Closures on Buitengragt

6 April 2010

A series of temporary road closures has taken place in the Central Business District (CBD) over the past two weeks to allow for the construction of a structural steel pedestrian bridge which will form part of the official Fan Walk for the 2010 FIFA... Read More

Media Alert: Minister to Visit Grade 12 Learners Participating in an Autumn School Programme

5 April 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Chris Hani Secondary to thank educators and learners for giving up their school holidays to participate in a Grade 12 Autumn School Programme, and to encourage the Grade 12's to... Read More