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News and Speeches Archive


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

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 Plato to host PNP public meeting in Grassy Park

3 November 2014

Tomorrow, 4 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Wynberg, Grassy Park, Kirstenhof, Steenberg and Diep River, in... 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