News and Speeches Archive

Fifty Six Drivers Arrested Over Weekend for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

31 July 2010

Provincial Traffic Services had several "Safely Home" roadblocks during the past weekend. The focus areas of these "Safely Home" roadblocks were, to monitor drivers driving under the influence. Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Attend the Provincial Launch of the National Science Week

28 July 2010

Tomorrow, Minister Donald Grant will be speaking at the Provincial launch of the National Science Week in the Western Cape.National Science Week is a countrywide celebration of science involving various stakeholders and role players conducting... Read More

Western Cape Harnessing Technology to Improve the Quality of Teaching

28 July 2010

I am delighted to be here to celebrate the handing over of the "150 schools ICT project." Read More

Media Alert: Telkom and the Western Cape make Broadband available to 150 Schools

27 July 2010

Tomorrow, the MD of Telkom SA, Pinky Moholi, will be handing over the "Telkom 150 schools project" to Western Cape Minister for Education Donald Grant. Read More

MEC Comments on Possible Industrial Action by Teacher Unions

27 July 2010

We remain hopeful that a settlement will be reached before any industrial action by teacher unions goes ahead. Read More

Media Alert: Accident on the N2, near Grabouw

26 July 2010

On Tuesday, 27 July 2010, a motor vehicle accident involving four vehicles occurred on the N2, near the Leibonon turn off in Grabouw, around 07h40am. Read More

Thirty One Suspects Arrested During Metro Police's 'Operation Razor'

25 July 2010

The Metro Police arrested thirty one (31) suspects for various offences and issued one hundred and eight (108) traffic fines during operations conducted over the weekend. Read More

Media Alert: Accident on Vissershok Road, Durbanville

25 July 2010

One male was declared dead on arrival and one female is in a critical condition after a collision between a Toyota SUV and Fiat Uno on Vissershok Road, Durbanville this morning (Monday, 26 July 2010) at 7h30. Read More

Traffic Services Arrest Twenty Three Motorists for Drunk Driving on Friday

25 July 2010

In a road block held on Modderdam Road in Bishop Lavis on Friday 23 July, City of Cape Town Traffic Officers arrested twenty three (23) drivers for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Read More

Media Release: Rocklands Villa, Woodstock

25 July 2010

Media Release: Rocklands Villa, Roodebloem Road, Woodstock, Cape Town Read More

Forty Two Drivers Arrested Over Weekend for Driving under the Influence of Alocohol

24 July 2010

Provincial Traffic Services had twenty two (22) "Safely Home" roadblocks during the past weekend. The focus areas of these "Safely Home" roadblocks were, to monitor drivers driving under the influence of alcohol and to check for vehicle... Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of the D13 High Care Unit

22 July 2010

The Neurosurgical High Care area at Groote Schuur Hospital provides service for patients with single organ failure who require intensive monitoring. This facility can be used as a step down from ICU or as a facility for patients who except for... Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of the Khayelitsha School of Skills

22 July 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be attending the official opening of the Khayelitsha/ Lathi-tha School of Skills.The school provides special educational support to learners in the Khayelitsha area. Read More

Disruption of Water Supply in Main Road, St James to Clovelly on Tuesday

22 July 2010

The Water and Sanitation Department will be joining the upgraded three hundred and fifteen millimetre (315mm) diameter water supply line in Main Road, St James to the existing water reticulation network on Tuesday 27 July 2010. Read More

ESKOM hand over R50 000 to Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre (WCRC)

21 July 2010

On 21 July, Nandu Bhula, Eskom General Manager, Peaking Generation Portfolio, handed over a cheque of R50 000 to Jenny Hendry, CEO of the Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre (WCRC). Read More

Western Cape Wraps up a Successful Literacy and Numeracy Roadshow

21 July 2010

Since April, officials from the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) have been travelling across the province to discuss the latest literacy and numeracy results of Grade six (6) learners. Read More

Media Alert: False Bay Hospital Receives a Much Needed Donation

21 July 2010

The False Bay Hospital will today, receive a donation of a defibrillator valued at R65 000, 00 from a private donor through the False Bay Hospital Association of voluntary workers. Read More

MEC Alert: MEC to Attend a Renovation Handover Ceremony at Dr Nelson R Mandela High School

21 July 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be attending a renovation handover ceremony at Dr Nelson R Mandela High School in Crossroads. Read More

H1N1 Influenza Vaccination Campaign: It's not too Late to be Vaccinated

21 July 2010

The Western Cape Department of Health is making the H1N1 Influenza vaccine more widely available now that more stock is available.The campaign was launched in April and phased in based on the limited availability of the vaccine in the country at the... Read More

Mayor Plato and Councillor Herron Honour's City Park Staff for Saving Children from Blaze

20 July 2010

Tomorrow, 22 July, the Executive Mayor, Alderman Dan Plato and the Mayoral Committee Member for Community Services, Councillor Brett Herron, will host a tea to honour a group of City Parks' staff members who acted bravely and succeeded in saving two... Read More

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