News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Fire and Flood Awareness Campaign Promotes Safety in Vulnerable Communities

2 September 2010

The annual Fire and Flood Awareness Campaign, an initiative of the Department of Local Government through its Disaster Management Centre, has just been launched in advance of the annual fire season. Read More

MEC of Education Provides an Update on the September Exams

2 September 2010

Yesterday's disruption of examinations at the Good Hope Campus of False Bay Further Education and Training College (FET) in Khayelitsha is a grim reminder of the seriousness of the current situation facing education in South Africa. Read More

Strike Update: Western Cape Department of Health - 3 September 2010

2 September 2010

Only sixty (60) out of twenty eight thousand and sixty seven (28 067) (0.2 %) employees of the Western Cape Department of Health were on strike on Friday, 3 September. Read More

Review of Effects of Today's Industrial Action - 3 September 2010

2 September 2010

Management arrangements by the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) to monitor attendance of educators during today's industrial strike action indicate that there had been a decrease in school closures and teacher absenteeism since yesterday. Read More

Media Release: Statement by Helen Zille

2 September 2010

In terms of section 132(2) of the Constitution which reads: "The Premier of a province appoints the members of the Executive Council, assigns their powers and functions, and may dismiss them" and repeated almost verbatim in section 42(2) of the... Read More

More Taxis Impounded by City Traffic Services

1 September 2010

The City's Traffic Services this week arrested over forty (40) taxi drivers and issued more than 300 fines for various taxi offences, in the Cape Town Central Business District (CBD) alone. Read More

City Host 'Green Living" stand at Homemakers Expo

1 September 2010

The City of Cape Town's Solid Waste Management Department is exhibiting at this year's Homemakers Expo, which runs from 02 - 05 September 2010. Read More

Protestors Disrupt Further Education and Training College Exams

1 September 2010

A large group of protestors disrupted examinations at the Good Hope Campus of the False Bay Further Education and Training (FET) College in Khayelitsha this morning (Thursday, 2 September 2010). Read More

Review of Effects of Today's Industrial Action - 2 September 2010

1 September 2010

Management arrangements by the Western Cape Education Department to monitor attendance of educators during today's industrial strike action indicate that there had been a marginal increase in school closures and teacher absenteeism since yesterday. Read More

Strike Update: Western Cape Department of Health - 2 September 2010

1 September 2010

One hundred and thirty three (133) out of twenty eight thousand and sixty seven (28 067) (0.4 %) employees of the Western Cape Department of Health were on strike on Thursday, 2 September. Read More

Radie Kotze Hospital, Piketberg, Transferred to Province's Portfolio

1 September 2010

Western Cape Health Minister, Theuns Botha, today welcomed the health care workers at Piketberg's Radie Kotze Hospital as employees of the provincial Department of Health. Read More

Women in Provincial Government Rewarded for Water Conservation

1 September 2010

Four (4) women of the Department of Local Government's Provincial Disaster Management Centre (PDMC) were awarded a fifty thousand rand (R50 000) prize at the recent annual Women in Water Awards, hosted by the Department of Water Affairs on the... Read More

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