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News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Media Briefing on Western Cape National Senior Certificate Results

4 January 2011

Tomorrow, Minister Grant and Head of the provincial education department, Penny Vinjevold will be briefing media on the provincial outcomes of the 2010 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examinations. Read More

Capetonians and Visitors Warned of Heat Wave and Gusting Winds This Week

3 January 2011

The City of Cape Town appeals to the public to exercise caution, after the South African Weather Services predicted a heat wave and gale-force South-Easterly winds in the Cape metropole for the greater part of this week. Read More

Music Development, Promotion and Preservation

3 January 2011

"The fact that music can express the invisible; the ineffable makes it a particularly rich form of creativity - this mysterious and unique capacity to express. What other art forms cannot do gives it both endless potential and an intense sensitivity. Read More

Matric Results Release: "Looking at the Accurate Indicators of Success"

3 January 2011

On Thursday 6 January 2010, over 45 000 young people from the Western Cape will receive their National Senior Certificate (NSC) results. For these young people who wrote the examinations, the results can enhance or limit their life chances. Read More

Fire Leaves Over 72 Homeless at Doornbach Informal Settlement

3 January 2011

At 00:41 this morning, Tuesday, 4 January 2011, a fire destroyed 31 shacks at Site five, Doornbach Informal Settlement, Potsdam Outspan. Read More

New Year's Babies

1 January 2011

Thus far, clinics and hospitals have reported that 42 babies have been born in the Western Cape on New Year's Day. There were 22 boys born and 20 girls. Read More