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News and Speeches Archive

Provincial Traffic Services Weekend Traffic Operations

23 June 2014

On 20 and 21 June 2014, 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 067 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic services safety campaign. Read More

Attracting Quality Teachers to our Rural Areas

23 June 2014

The Western Cape Education Department wants to attract quality teachers to rural areas. Read More

Club Development Teams Shine at Spar Challenge

23 June 2014

Four netball teams from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Club Development Programme were in action at the Spar Challenge in Bellville on 20 and 21 June 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schafer to Launch Western Cape Provincial Teaching Awards

23 June 2014

The 15th annual teaching awards will be launched tomorrow, 24 June 2014, at the Settlers High School. Read More

Africa Public Service Day

23 June 2014

Celebrated annually on 23 June across the African continent. Read More

Joint Statement by Premier Helen Zille and German Ambassador Dr Horst Freitag

20 June 2014

Germany provides over R70 million for violence prevention in the Western Cape. Read More

Provincial Traffic Enforcement Gets a Human Resource Injection

20 June 2014

The Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant was the keynote speaker at a graduation ceremony for traffic recruits.  The ceremony took place at Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell.  Of the total number of graduat Read More

Netball Teams to Compete at Spar Test Series

19 June 2014

Four netball teams from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Club Development Programme are set to perform on the national stage on Friday, 20 June 2014. Read More

Don't Forget to Register on the Western Cape Supplier Database

18 June 2014

Suppliers and service providers who intend to do business with the Western Cape Government must be registered on the Western Cape Supplier Database (WCSD).Registration on the WCSD is free, and no awards will be made to suppliers/service providers... Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille Signs €5 Million Agreement With Germany

18 June 2014

A partnership between the Western Cape Government and a German ambassador will see the province sign a €5 million agreement tomorrow to curb violence in the province. Read More

Police Recruitment Strategy Welcomed, Convicted Officers Still a Concern

18 June 2014

Minister Plato comments on the new recruitment strategy of the South African Police Services (SAPS). Read More

SAPS Arrest Suspect Linked to Tom Queba Murder

18 June 2014

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works, welcomes the arrest of a suspect linked to Tom Queba’s murder and congratulates the South African Police Service (SAPS). Read More

Transport and Public Works Official Selected for Obama Fellowship

18 June 2014

Danielle Manuel from the Department of Transport and Public Works was selected to attend the first Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Read More

Minister Theuns Botha’s Youth Day Message

17 June 2014

We live in a country of opportunities with a constitution that is recognised amongst the best in the world, and protecting people’s rights. But there is a trend that people are not taking responsibility for their rights. Read More

State of the Nation Address 2014

17 June 2014

The President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma, will deliver his seventh State of the Nation Address to Parliament on Tuesday, 17 June 2014, at 19:00. Read More

African Horse Sickness - Final Report

17 June 2014

The Department of Agriculture provides an update on the status of the African Horse Sickness cases and containment areas. Read More

African Horse Sickness - Veterinary Control Measures Relaxed

17 June 2014

Department of Agriculture relaxes veterinary control measures for African Horse Sickness. Read More

Books Open New Worlds for Young Minds

17 June 2014

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, hosted a story-telling session for a group of primary school learners at the South African Book Fair on 15 June 2014. Read More

Sport Touches Young Women’s Lives on Youth Day

17 June 2014

The Provincial Women and Girls’ Committee of the Western Cape Sport Confederation hosted a Youth Day celebration at the Lentegeur Special School in Mitchells Plain on 16 June 2014. Read More

Celebrating Netball Excellence in Mfuleni on Youth Day

17 June 2014

Youth netball players from 11 competing teams showed their passion for the sport with some eye-catching displays of skill, at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Youth Day netball tournament in Mfuleni on 16 June 2014. Read More

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