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News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Western Cape Mourns The Loss Of Senzo Miyewa

27 October 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Safely Home Road Safety Workshop

27 October 2014

Safely Home, Childsafe and Sanral will host a road safety workshop on 30 October 2014 on Pedestrian Awareness and Pay Day Weekends at Sanral’s Provincial Headquarters in Oakdale. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Debbie Schäfer to Visit School on First Day of Exams

27 October 2014

Minister Debbie Schäfer to visit Belgravia High School as the National Senior Certificate exam kicks off. Read More

Call for Public Transport Providers to Assist Learners During Exams

27 October 2014

Minister Debbie Schäfer and Minister Grant appeal to Metrorail and taxi associations to assist with learners transport ahead of the 2014 NSC examinations. Read More

Minister Plato Welcomes Minister Nhleko’s Reference Group to Improve SAPS

27 October 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI welcome the establishment of a reference group by National Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to investigate and report on the efficiency of the South African Police Service (SAPS)... Read More

Minister Plato to host Mitchell’s Plain PNP public meeting

27 October 2014

Tomorrow, 28 October 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Mitchell’s Plain and Strandfontein. Read More

Over 900 Speeding Offences Recorded This Weekend

27 October 2014

On 24 and 25 October, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 539 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Attack on Metrorail and Public Transport Must Be Met With Harshest Consequence

27 October 2014

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Plato Congratulates New members to Chrysalis Academy Board of Trustees

26 October 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyI am happy to announce the appointment of three new trustees for the Chrysalis Academy, to serve on the board for the next two years. Read More

Beacon Hill Valedictory: a future built on opportunity

24 October 2014

[The following is a speech extract of a speech delivered by Minister Albert Fritz on Thursday 23 October 2014, at the Valedictory ceremony of Beacon Hill High School, held in Mitchells Plain.]Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, Read More

A Successful Arts and Culture Management Training in Ceres

24 October 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) presented accredited arts and culture management training for 30 people in Ceres from 20 to 22 October 2014. Read More

Annual Provincial Health Research Day 2014

24 October 2014

The Provincial Health Research Committee (PHRC) hosted its fourth annual Provincial Health Research Day at Lentegeur Hospital’s Conference Centre on 24 October 2014. The purpose of the annual Provincial Research Day is to bring together various... Read More

Earthquake Exhibition tells previously unheard stories

24 October 2014

On Friday, 24 October 2014, Minister Nomafrench Mbombo officially opened the extended Earthquake Exhibition at the Oude Kerk Volksmuseum in Tulbagh. Read More

Minister Debbie Schäfer to Visit School on First Day of Exams

24 October 2014

On Monday 27  October 2014, Minister Debbie Schäfer will visit Belgravia High School as the majority of candidates across the Western Cape write their first 2014 NSC exam. Read More

R70.7 million to Eliminate Eight Level Crossings

24 October 2014

Joint Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Richard Walker, Metrorail Regional Manager Read More

Minister Grant to Tour Vlaeberg Level Crossing Elimination Project

23 October 2014

At 7:00 on 24 October 2014, Donald Grant,  Minister of Transport and Public Works and Richard Walker, Metrorail Regional Manager will tour the site of the Vlaeberg Level Crossin Read More

Minister Mbombo to send off Golden Games athletes

23 October 2014

On Sunday, 26 October 2014, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be meeting the Western Cape Golden Games athletes at the airport to wish them well as they depart to compete at the National Golden Games in Gauteng. Read More

Mall robberies: SAPS’ Release of Identikits Commendable, Public must now Act

23 October 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Sharing knowledge at the Western Cape School Sports Indaba

22 October 2014

The Western Cape School Sport Indaba took place at the Fountains Hotel in Cape Town on 17 and 18 October 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Debbie Schäfer to Launch the Abuse No More Policy Document

22 October 2014

Child abuse and sexual violence is a very serious issue.In order to assist schools in managing child abuse and sexual offences against children, the WCED have made available to schools Guidelines called the “Abuse No More Protocol”. These guidelines... Read More

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