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News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Conduct Oversight Visits in the Fight against Drug-Related Crimes and Gangsterism

25 July 2011

In line with his oversight role, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will this week conduct oversight visits at SAPS stations and in communities to address issues like drugs and gangsterism plaguing communities and to promote... Read More

Minister Carlisle: Metrorail Must Find Long-Term Solutions

25 July 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has confirmed that his Department is prepared to contribute money towards the protection of Metrorail assets in Cape Town. Read More

Western Cape Department of Human Settlements to Apply for Restraining Order

24 July 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Reaches 100 000 ART Patients Milestone

24 July 2011

The Western Cape Department of Health has reached 100 000 patients on Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART). Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

24 July 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Community Safety, Dan PlatoThis weekend saw 1 101 drivers screened at Safely Home alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province for driving under the influence of alcohol, resulting in no less than 39 arrests. Read More

Walking Bus Initiative to Boost Learner Safety

24 July 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre (WCRC) Celebrates International Nelson Mandela Day

24 July 2011

International Nelson Mandela Day was marked with acts of greater good in communities throughout the world with 67 minutes of volunteer service. Read More

Minister Madikizela: Basic Services for All Western Cape Informal Settlements by 2014

24 July 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela Read More

Mowbray Maternity Hospital Embraces Greater Good on Mandela Day

24 July 2011

In November 2009, the United Nations declared 18 July as Nelson Mandela International Day. Last year, the day was marked with acts of good work in communities throughout the world with 67 minutes of volunteer service. Read More

Partnership Adds Smiles to Children's Lives

21 July 2011

Baby Amber (six months) was born with a cleft lip and palate. Without help, she faces a life of loneliness and broken smiles. Read More

Public Awareness Announcement: Emergency Services Prepare for Future Major Incidents

20 July 2011

The Western Cape Government Health would like to advise Worcester residents that a major incident training exercise will take place this evening (Thursday, 21 July) from 18:00 until 22:00. Read More

WCED Infrastructure Plan: Replacing Inappropriate School Structures

20 July 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantToday, I visited Oaklands High School in Lansdowne to inspect the building site of their new school. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Health Minister to Participate in Simulation of Disaster Incident in Worcester

20 July 2011

Tonight, the Western Cape Department of Health's Emergency Medical Services will simulate a major disaster accident to evaluate areas for improvement. Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will also partake in this evening's exercise. Read More

Burgundy Wine Exchange Programme Celebrates its Tenth Birthday at Elsenburg

20 July 2011

Last night (20 July 2011), the Western Cape - Burgundy Wine Exchange Programme celebrated its tenth birthday on a high note with the launch of a beautiful new book, "Bourgogne Western Cape: Vines and Life, Encounters and Sharing" by Florence Zito... Read More

Media Alert: Rescue SA to be Honoured

19 July 2011

On 11 March 2011, a devastating tsunami hit Japan and killed more than 20 000 Japanese citizens. The Rescue SA team, led by Colin Deiner from the Department of Local Government's Provincial Disaster Management Centre, was dispatched to Japan to help... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Inspect a "Replacement School" Building Site

19 July 2011

Tomorrow, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Oaklands High School to inspect the building site of a new school building. Read More

Minister Fritz Distances Provincial Administration from Old Age Grant Non-Payment

19 July 2011

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social DevelopmentThe statement released by the ANC yesterday, blaming this administration and me in particular for failing to pay grants to older persons in Piketberg on Monday, is based on incorrect... Read More

Minister Grant Applauds a Significant Drop in School Burglary and Vandalism

18 July 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantYesterday, learners and educators returned to school for the start of the third term. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Officially Open Khayelitsha's Revamped SACLA Centre

17 July 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Transport and Public Works Minister in the Western Cape, will cut the ribbon this afternoon at the SACLA Centre in Khayelitsha, unveiling a facility that has undergone "an extreme makeover" over the past eight months. Read More

Club Development Mandela Day Celebration

17 July 2011

DCAS in conjunction with the City of Cape Town handed over kit and equipment to clubs within the Atlantis area on Mandela Day, 18 July 2011, at the Robinvale Sports Complex which the City of Cape Town made available for the momentous occasion. Read More

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