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News and Speeches Archive

Metro Police Nab Four (4) Suspects in Drug Raid

8 June 2010

Four (4) suspects, including one (1) pregnant female, were arrested and large quantities of drugs confiscated on Monday in West Beach, in the Blaauwberg area, during Metro Police operations. Read More

Media Alert: Launch of the Safe Schools Programme

8 June 2010

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED's) Safe Schools Holiday Programme will kick off at Tygerberg High School. Read More

Service Delivery at New Somerset Hospital During the FIFA World Cup™

8 June 2010

With the FIFA World Cup™, the Department of Health is adjusting visiting hours and some operational functions at New Somerset Hospital (NSH), to accommodate international visitors and the public on Cape Town match days only. Read More

Media Invitation to Join MEC Max at Safely Home Checkpiont

7 June 2010

The media is invited to join Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, and law enforcement officials from provincial traffic, local traffic and South African Police Services (SAPS) at a Safely Home checkpoint on the N1 near Worcester at 1pm... Read More

MEC Wishes Learners and Educators a Safe and Happy Holiday

7 June 2010

Schools across the country officially close tomorrow, on 9th June 2010.The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) would like to wish all our educators, principals, staff and learners a happy and safe holiday. Read More

Province Encourages Community Involvement in Development Projects

7 June 2010

Today, Western Cape Minister for Local Government, Anton Bredell, will visit a Community Based Planning (CBP) workshop at Look-out Hill in Khayelitsha. Minister Bredell says the CBP training workshops will accelerate public participation for... Read More

Drop-off Facility Opended for New Civic Centre Bus Station

6 June 2010

Dropping family, friends and work colleagues at the new Civic Centre Bus Station to use the airport shuttle is now even more convenient, after a new drop and go facility was introduced close to the bus station. Read More

Human Trafficking Victim Found in Table View Brothel

6 June 2010

A joint operation by the City of Cape Town's Vice Squad and the Table View South African Police Service (SAPS) has led to the arrest of a brothel owner on charges of human trafficking after it was found that a seventeen (17) year old girl had been... Read More

Grand Parade Traders Receive Marketing Boost Ahead of World Cup?

6 June 2010

The Grand Parade Traders, who were relocated to strategic sites in close proximity to the Parade in order to make way for the FIFA Fan Fest, will receive a major marketing boost from the City of Cape Town ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup? Read More

Media Alert: Early Childhood Development

6 June 2010

The Western Cape MEC for Social Development, Dr Ivan Meyer, will be hosting a press conference on Early Childhood Development in celebration of Child Protection Month. Read More

MEC Announces Details on the 2010 Literacy and Numeracy Assessment

6 June 2010

Ensuring that all our learners are able to read, write and calculate at the appropriate level is a key priority for this administration. Read More

City Limits on Large Events during World Cup™

6 June 2010

The City of Cape Town would like to advise event organisers that any further applications for large events during the FIFA World Cup™ period may not be granted.  Read More

Ministers Launch Safely Home Fatigue Management Campaign

5 June 2010

To highlight the risks of fatigue while driving Minister of Community Safety, Advocate Lennit Max and Minister of Transport, Robin Carlisle, this weekend launched a two month Safely Home Fatigue Management Campaign on provincial roads. Read More

City Introduces Child Safety Plan World Cup

2 June 2010

The City of Cape Town is implementing a comprehensive child safety plan for the FIFA 2010 World Cup™ tournament. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Congratulate Top Young Mathematicians

2 June 2010

Tomorrow, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Elkanah House, to congratulate, and wish good luck to sixteen of Cape Town's top young mathematicians who will be competing in the Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest in Hong Kong, and the... Read More

Media Alert: Launch of Safely Home Fatigue Management Campaign

2 June 2010

Under the banner of the Western Cape's Safely Home Campaign, the Department of Community Safety together with the Department of Transport will launch a two month provincial Fatigue Management Campaign tomorrow night (Friday 4 June, 2010). Read More

MEC to Congratulate New Traffic Officer at Graduation Day Parade

2 June 2010

Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will tomorrow (Friday, 4 June 2010) address and congratulate sixty three (63) learners of the Gene Louw Traffic College at their graduation day parade. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Congratulate Top Young Mathematicians (Western Cape Education Department)

2 June 2010

Tomorrow, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Elkanah House, to congratulate, and wish good luck to sixteen of Cape Town's top young mathematicians who will be competing in the Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest in Hong Kong, and the... Read More

Transport Info Centre Experiencing Problems in Dealing with Golden Arrow Complaints

1 June 2010

The City of Cape Town's Transport Information Centre (TIC) is at present experiencing difficulty in dealing with complaints received from the public about Golden Arrow's bus services. Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Visit Rylands High School and Livingstone High School

1 June 2010

As we near the end of the second term, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Rylands High School and Livingstone High School to discuss their Grade twelve (12) strategy.Visits will take place tomorrow, 3 June 2010. Read More

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