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News and Speeches Archive

Fourteen Die on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

3 November 2014

Fourteen people, 11 of them pedestrians were killed on Western Cape roads this past weekend. Seven of the 11 pedestrians died within the Cape Town Metropolitan area, one in the Southern Cape, one in the Winelands/Overberg region and two on the West... Read More

Abandoned Phillipi Toddler: Department Makes Breakthrough

3 November 2014

The Western Cape Department of Social Development has made breakthroughs in the case of a young toddler who had been found tied up and abandoned in a bush near the Marcus Garvey informal settlement in Phillipi. Read More

Minister Schäfer Discourages Irresponsible Behaviour over Guy Fawkes

3 November 2014

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of EducationIt has been brought to my attention that each year there is increased absenteeism in our schools in certain Cape metropole areas around Guy Fawkes day on 5 November.   Read More

Minister Schäfer Appeals to Grade 12s to be Mindful of Load Shedding

2 November 2014

Statement by Debbie Schafer, Western Cape Minister of Education​It has been brought to our attention that Eskom has Stage 2 load shedding planned for today and the upcoming week. Read More