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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Plato: Misconduct by School Safety Volunteers Will Not be Tolerated

26 September 2011

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

Media Alert: SA Games - Minister Meyer to Speak at Send-Off of Team Western Cape

26 September 2011

On Wednesday, 28 September 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will bid farewell to Team Western Cape as they head to the 2011 South African Games. Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of Worcester Forensic Pathology Services

25 September 2011

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially open the new Worcester Forensic Pathology Facility on 27 September 2011. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Officially Open Klapmuts Primary School

25 September 2011

Replacing schools built with inappropriate materials is a major priority for this government. That is why, over the current MTEF, the WCED will be replacing 25 schools built with wood or chipboard with brick and mortar materials. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

25 September 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyA staggering 4 005 vehicles were stopped this weekend at Safely Home alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape. Read More

Essay Bursay Competition Awareness Campaign

23 September 2011

The excitement was tangible in the multipurpose centre at the Bernadino Heights Secondary School in Scottsdene, Kraaifontein as almost 300 learners from around the Cape Metropole gathered in anticipation for the Essay Bursary Competition Awareness... Read More

Official Opening of Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Service Laboratory

22 September 2011

A newly built Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Laboratory will be officially opened on 23 September 2011 at the Swartland Hospital premises. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Deliver Closing Remarks at 1 000 Trees Heritage Day Celebration

22 September 2011

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will deliver the closing remarks at the Day of 1 000 Trees event in Mannenburg, Cape Town, on 24 September 2011. He will focus on the role of the environment in creating sustainable... Read More

Official Opening of Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Laboratory

22 September 2011

The newly built Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Laboratory will be officially opened by the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, on 23 September 2011. The new facility is on the premises of the Swartland Hospital in Malmesbury. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Patrol Crime Hotspots with Delft Neighbourhood Watches

22 September 2011

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will accompany the members of Delft neighbourhood watches when they patrol crime hotspots in the area. They will be joined on patrol by SAPS and Metro Police. Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Services

21 September 2011

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially open the new Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Facility on 23 September 2011. Read More

Minister Winde and Wesgro to Lead Business Delegation on Angola Trade and Investment Mission

21 September 2011

This weekend, Western Cape Economic Development and Tourism Minister, Alan Winde, will depart with a delegation of 78 South African companies, including 21 from the Western Cape, on a trade and investment mission to Luanda, the capital city of... Read More

Premier Helen Zille to Undertake Official Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Austria

21 September 2011

Between 23 September and 1 October, Premier Helen Zille will lead a delegation of Western Cape Government officials and business representatives on an official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Austria. Read More

Minister Carlisle Welcomes National Transport Minister Ndebele's Call for Review of Speed Limit Legislation

20 September 2011

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksWhilst we would welcome a modest reduction in speed limits, that on its own will make very little difference to the carnage on our roads. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Engage with Hanover Park Community at Public Meeting

20 September 2011

Tomorrow night (Thursday), Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will address the community of Hanover Park at a public meeting organised by the local Community Police Forum (CPF). Read More

WCED Prepared for a Fully Productive 2012 School Year

20 September 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationThe WCED recently released to schools a planning calendar for the 2012 school year in order to prepare teachers, principals and parents well in advance about education activities planned for 2012. Read More

Minister Carlisle Announces First Anniversary of Safely Home's "Name and Shame" Campaign

20 September 2011

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksToday marks the first anniversary of our "Name and Shame" Campaign, which forms part of our Safely Home initiative. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer Hosts "Gogos" from Langa Book Club

18 September 2011

On Tuesday, 20 September 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will host a thank you breakfast for the "gogos" of the Nomzamo Book Club. Read More

South Africa Named among Top Three Emerging Destinations - Boost for Western Cape Call Centre Industry

18 September 2011

According to the latest Everest Consultancy survey, South Africa is among the top three emerging offshoring BPO destinations in the world. Read More

Schools Gear Up for 2012 School Governing Body (SGB) Elections

18 September 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationSchool Governing Bodies (SGBs) are essential partners in the combined effort in delivering quality education to the children of this province. Read More

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