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News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Host Public Safety Meeting in Bonteheuwel

25 August 2014

On Monday, 25 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host a public meeting regarding the community’s safety concerns in Bonteheuwel. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to attend UWC Substance Abuse Graduation

25 August 2014

Minister Albert Fritz will be delivering the keynote address at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Community Engagement Substance Abuse graduation ceremony. Read More

Minister Madikizela Attends Sod Turning Ceremony at Buffeljagsrivier

25 August 2014

On Tuesday 5 August 2014, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonkinkosi Madikizela, attended a sod turning ceremony at the site of a new housing development in Buffeljagsrivier, in Swellendam. Read More

High Number of Vehicles Screened for Speeding this Weekend

25 August 2014

On 22 and 23 August 2014,  24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 728 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Western Cape Finalist Named SA's Top Female Entrepreneur in Agri-processing

25 August 2014

Western Cape entrepreneur, Ilse Ruthford, takes national award for South Africa’s Best Female Entrepreneur in Agriculture. Read More

Regular Hand Washing Plays an Important Role in Disease Prevention

25 August 2014

With the aim of creating awareness about the importance of regular hand washing as part of a hygiene routine, Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, attended a demonstration of the use of touch free dispensers at Mossel Bay Hospital on 25... Read More

Debating Competition Instils a Culture of Road Safety in Schools and Communities

24 August 2014

Parkdene Secondary School from George was crowned the winner of the annual Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) provincial competition at the Gene Louw Traffic College, Brackenfell on 23 August 2014.Parkdene Secondary won the R10 000.00 first... Read More

Safer Roads for All at St Michael's Primary

23 August 2014

On 22 August 2014, the Department of Transport and Public Works partnered with the Theewaterskloof Municipality to teach Grade 1, 2 and 3 learners the importance of obeying road signs when walking to St Michael’s Primary School in Grabouw. Read More

Minister Donald Grant to Attend Schools Road Safety Debate Competition

22 August 2014

Seven high schools from across the Western Cape will be competing for top honours in the Participatory Education Techniques (PET) provincial competition at the Gene Louw Traffic College (GLTC) in Brackenfell on 23 August 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Receive Final Report of Commission of Inquiry

22 August 2014

Premier Helen Zille and Minister Plato will receive the final report of the Commission of Inquiry into Policing in Khayelitsha. Read More

Cape Lime Donates R500 000 for Mobile Clinic to bring Health Services to Farms

22 August 2014

Western Cape Government Health in the Langeberg area accepted a generous donation from Cape Lime (Pty) Ltd. Read More

Bursaries for Heritage related studies

21 August 2014

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) invites applications for bursaries for students who wish to pursue studies in heritage courses. The bursary will finance both undergraduates and post graduates in the following fields: Read More

Premier Helen Zille and Minister Alan Winde to Officially Launch Wifi Hotspots

21 August 2014

Next week, Premier Helen Zille and Minister Alan Winde will officially launch WiFi hotspots linking  50 000 Western Cape residents to public internet.This forms part of the Western Cape Government’s R1.3 billion broadband rollout plan. Read More

Minister Plato to Host Public Meetings for Hermanus and Ceres Police Cluster

21 August 2014

On Friday 22 August 2014, and Saturday, 23 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the Hermanus and Ceres police clusters respectively. Read More

Human Settlements Department Shines at Govan Mbeki National Awards Ceremony

21 August 2014

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements won two first prizes and three runners-up prizes at the recent National Govan Mbeki awards ceremony for human settlements delivery. Read More

Minister Debbie Schäfer Launches New Schools Admissions Database

21 August 2014

Minister Schäfer officially launched the database School Admissions Management Information (SAMI), which will assist in school placements. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato Takes Women’s Month Celebrations to Beaufort West

20 August 2014

Tomorrow, Thursday 21 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month celebratory events to Beaufort West. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Debbie Schäfer to Launch New Online Database

20 August 2014

A new online database will ensure that all learners in the Western Cape are placed at schools. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato Takes Women’s Month Celebrations to Overberg

19 August 2014

On Tuesday 19 August 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Department of Community Safety’s Women’s Month celebratory events to the Overberg. Read More

Support the Older People in Your Community at the Golden Games

19 August 2014

The annual Provincial Golden Games hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be held on 30 August 2014. Read More

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