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News and Speeches Archive

Notification of Considered Change to Beneficiary Allocation in Mama's Housing Project

9 November 2011

The Department of Human Settlements invited the beneficiaries and Project Steering Committee of Mama's Housing Project, located on Erf 830, Pelican Park, to a meeting last night on 9 November 2011. Read More

Media Alert: Invitation to Cover the Human Settlements Inaugural Housing Indaba

9 November 2011

The Provincial Department of Human Settlements cordially invites members of the press to cover the inaugural Housing Indaba with government, civil society and representatives of the corporate sector. Over 100 civil, corporate and government... Read More

Media Alert: Expression of Appreciation to Sponsors for Ward Upgrade at Tygerberg Hospital

9 November 2011

Tygerberg Hospital will unveil a plaque this morning to express appreciation to the various sponsors who came on board to renovate A6, a cardiac ward. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Chapman's Peak Drive Open to Traffic

9 November 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has announced the re-opening of Chapman's Peak Drive."I would like to thank all members of the team that worked from daybreak yesterday through to 21:00, when the road... Read More

Media Alert: Research Showcased at Health Provincial Research Day

9 November 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Government Health will host its first Provincial Research Day at Valkenberg Hospital. Read More

Minister steps in to help Rape Crisis

8 November 2011

Following the recent funding situation with Rape Crisis, my department has today met with the management and have committed to extending further support for the vital services they provide to rape survivors.Rape Crisis is one of nearly 2000 NGOs... Read More

Minister Robin Carlisle Provides Update on Chapman's Peak Road Closure

8 November 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has provided an update on the latest developments on Chapman's Peak Drive, which was closed yesterday after a Level 4 rock fall. Read More

Two Technical Schools to Open Their Doors in January 2012

8 November 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit Site of New Technical High School

7 November 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be doing a site inspection at the new Northpine Technical High School in Brakenfell. The school will be one of 11 new schools to open at the beginning of 2012 and will be one of five... Read More

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

7 November 2011

Tonight (Tuesday), Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will engage with the community of Ottery at a public meeting. Crime and violence in the area are on the agenda for discussion. Read More

Minister Van Rensburg and Prince Charles Discuss Empowerment Farm Issues

7 November 2011

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Gerrit van Rensburg, together with newly empowered farmers, Edwin and Hendrik Gouws, met with His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, and Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cornwell, during a visit by the royal... Read More

Minister Carlisle Announces Chapman's Peak Road Closure

7 November 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has announced the closure of Chapman's Peak Drive this afternoon. Read More

Western Cape Government Urges Last-Minute Push for Table Mountain in New 7 Wonders Campaign

6 November 2011

What's flat, 1 086 metres high and possibly the biggest compass on earth? Table Mountain, of course!Today, Western Cape Ministers Ivan Meyer and Alan Winde paraglided from Signal Hill to raise awareness for Table Mountain in the New7Wonders of... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

6 November 2011

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

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Title Deeds in Belhar

6 November 2011

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over 103 title deeds in Belhar, Cape Town. Twenty-five of the beneficiaries are over 60 years of age, and the oldest is 80. Read More

Western Cape Government Urges Public to Vote Table Mountain in New 7 Wonders Campaign

6 November 2011

What's flat, 1086 metres high, and possibly the biggest compass on earth? Table Mountain, of course!Today, Western Cape Minister's Ivan Meyer and Alan Winde paraglided from Signal Hill to raise awareness for Table Mountain in the New 7 Wonders of... Read More

Media Alert: Ministers Meyer and Winde to Raise Awareness for Table Mountain Campaign

3 November 2011

On Monday, 7 November 2011, Western Cape Ministers of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, and Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will raise awareness for Table Mountain in the New7Wonders of Nature campaign by paragliding off... Read More

Minister Winde Welcomes Launch of Direct Air France Flight to Cape Town

2 November 2011

Western Cape Tourism Minister, Alan Winde, welcomes the announcement of thrice weekly direct flights between Cape Town and Paris, France. Read More

Business Commended for Key Role in Copper Bust

1 November 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Community Safety, Dan PlatoThe actions of a business owner this week played a key role in the arrest of four alleged copper thieves and the confiscation of 50 tons of copper valued at about R2.4 million in Brackenfell. Read More

Safely Home to Commemorate Western Cape Road Deaths

1 November 2011

The Western Cape Government's Safely Home initiative, which is led by Robin Carlisle, Minister for Transport and Public Works, and has brought about a 23% reduction in road fatalities in the past two-and-a-half years, will be fielding participants... Read More

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