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Media Alert: Minister Winde to Deliver the Western Cape 2013/2014 Budget Speech

5 March 2013

On Thursday, 7 March 2013, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde, will table the Western Cape’s 2013/14 budget. The Budget will highlight the Western Cape Government’s spending priorities for the upcoming financial year. Read More

Pensioners Forced to Spend their Grants at Certain Shops

4 March 2013

Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social DevelopmentIt has been brought to my attention that pensioners withdrawing their monthly grants at supermarket till points are subjected to minimum purchase conditions. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Visit Residents of Kosovo, Nyanga

4 March 2013

Today, Monday, 4 March 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be visiting the Kosovo area in Nyanga to speak to residents about safety concerns. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Deliver Opening Remarks for New Programme

4 March 2013

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will give the opening address to the second Built Environment Support Course (BESP) to be held at Belmont Conference Centre, Belmont Square, Belmont Road, Rondebosch on 4 March... Read More

Minister Carlisle to Visit Site of Brand New Khayelitsha Shared Services Centre

4 March 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will visit the Khayelitsha Shared Services Centre construction site on the corner of Steve Biko and Walter Sisulu Street, Khayelitsha on 4 March 2013. Read More

Shining the Light on South African Sign Language

4 March 2013

On 28 February 2013, parents of pupils at the Noluthando School for the Deaf in Khayelitsha and community members who attended South African Sign Language (SASL) training sessions were awarded with certificates for their participation. Read More

Vernon Philander Named Western Cape Sportsman of the Year

4 March 2013

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer on Friday, 1 March 2013, hosted the Western Cape Sport Awards where a number of Western Cape Sport stars were honoured. Read More

Khayelitsha to Receive “Five Star Green” Shared Services Centre

4 March 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, was on site in Khayelitsha on 4 March 2013 at a sod-turning event for the brand new Khayelitsha Shared Services Centre currently under construction. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Host Bredasdorp Youth Safety Summit

4 March 2013

On Tuesday, 5 March 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will host a youth safety summit in Bredasdorp in partnership with the Cape Agulhas municipality and South African Police Service (SAPS).  Read More

Minister van Rensburg visits Hopefield Chicken Cooperative

3 March 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, on Friday visited the Hopefield Chicken Cooperative initiative in Hopefield. He used the opportunity to voice his concern on the effect cheap poultry imports have on... Read More

Eighty-three Students to Receive Masakh’iSizwe Bursaries

1 March 2013

The Department of Transport and Public Works will award Masakh’iSizwe Bursaries to 83 recipients on Saturday, 2 March 2013. Read More

Joining Hands in Celebrating International Mother Language Day

1 March 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport values the importance of linguistic diversity and human right to use one’s mother language. Read More

Code of Conduct for Councillors

1 March 2013

Media Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton BredellI would like to confirm that the Disciplinary hearing that Councillor Lili went through has now been finalised. Read More