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News and Speeches Archive

Ministers Ndebele and Carlisle Express Continued Support for Breath Alcohol Testing

13 October 2011

I would like to place on record my continued support for the use of evidentiary breath alcohol testing, not just in the Western Cape, but throughout South Africa. Read More

Hout Bay Taxi Violence Must Stop

12 October 2011

The situation in Imizamo Yethu remains tense as illegal and legal taxi operators on routes to Cape Town and Wynberg continue to stand off. Reports of stone throwing and intimidation were again received today. Read More

Class of 2011: The Moment Has Arrived

12 October 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationTomorrow, thousands of Grade 12 learners will experience the last day of their school career before they begin writing their National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Appeal Cape High Court's TJ Vehicle Testing Station Judgment

11 October 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has instructed his legal team to apply for leave to appeal the Cape High Court Judge Anton Veldhuizen's overturning of the suspension of TJ Motor Vehicle Testing... Read More

Thousands of Western Cape Learners Begin Numeracy and Literacy Tests

11 October 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI am pleased to announce the successful start of the annual literacy and numeracy testing in the Western Cape. Read More

Groote Schuur Hospital Welcomes Golf Carts Donation

10 October 2011

In addition to the two golf carts that are already used to assist with patient transport at Groote Schuur Hospital, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, today received two new golf carts from the Wembley Group. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit School on First Day of Literacy and Numeracy Testing

10 October 2011

On Wednesday, the first of the annual provincial literacy and numeracy testing will take place in schools across the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: CeaseFire Project Presentation

10 October 2011

On Wednesday, 12 October 2011, delegates from CeaseFire Chicago will do a full presentation on the CeaseFire Project to government officials from the City of Cape Town and the Provincial Government of the Western Cape (Cape Town Civic Centre) and to... Read More

Media Alert: Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

10 October 2011

On Tuesday, 11 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will visit the 2011 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships taking place at the Good Hope Centre. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Open National Stamp Exhibition

10 October 2011

On Tuesday, 11 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will officially open the 2011 National Stamp Exhibition. Read More

WCED Releases Guidelines on Search and Seizures for Schools

10 October 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationSafe and secure learning environments are essential if we are to ensure that quality education is being delivered. Read More

CeaseFire Project Training with Chicago Experts Set to Begin

10 October 2011

Joint Media Statement by Minister Plato and City of Cape Town Mayco Member JP Smith Read More

Construction of New Du Noon Health Facility to Continue at Potsdam Road

9 October 2011

Media Statement by Theuns Botha, Minister of Health Read More

Minister Meyer Congratulates Team Western Cape for Outstanding Performance

9 October 2011

On Monday, 10 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, congratulated the young sportsmen and women from the Western Cape on their excellent performance at the annual South African Games. Read More

Media Alert: Wembley Group Donates Golf Carts to Groote Schuur Hospital

9 October 2011

The Wembley Group will officially hand over two new golf carts to Groote Schuur Hospital on Tuesday, 11 October 2011. The golf carts will be used to transport patients at the facility. Read More

Alert to Maternity and Neonatal Units: Attempted Infant Abduction

6 October 2011

An incident occurred at Mowbray Maternity Hospital today on Friday, 7 October 2011, at 09:00, where a couple entered a facility with the pretence of being parents to a baby at the nursery. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Distribute Soccer Kits in Delft

6 October 2011

On Saturday, 8 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will hand over sport equipment to the Delft Street Soccer Association as part of the Provincial Gang Prevention and Intervention Programme. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Safely Home Campaign has Saved 773 Lives So Far

5 October 2011

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Speak at Afrikaans Space Dictionary Launch

5 October 2011

On Thursday, 6 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will speak at the official launch of the first Afrikaans Space Dictionary. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Housing Units in Plettenberg Bay

5 October 2011

Bonginkosi Madikizela, Minister of Human Settlements for the Provincial Government of the Western Cape, will perform the official handover of government-subsidised high-density housing units in the Qolweni/Bossiesgif/Pinetree/Gaatjie project near... Read More

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