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News and Speeches Archive

The Western Cape Government Honours Madiba

5 December 2014

Today, as we commemorate the one year anniversary of his death, the Western Cape Government will pay tribute to Madiba and honour his legacy with evening laser projections of his face on Table Mountain. The Tribute Laser Display will run on 5 and 6... Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Employee Receives Provincial Star Award

5 December 2014

Goolam Mohamed of Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport received the Provincial Star Award at the 4th Annual Datacentrix ECM Awards. Read More

Khayelitsha youth soccer tournament & Lwandle Men’s march Against Violence

5 December 2014

This weekend, the 16 Days of Activism campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children continues with activities across the metro. Read More

Minister Schäfer to Visit Main Matric Exams Marking Centre

5 December 2014

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education​ Read More

Twilight Team Run: Minister Fritz Encourages Charitable Events

4 December 2014

Minister Fritz shows support for charitable events and opens Twilight Team Run. Read More

DoCS and SAPS Raises abuse awareness at Bellville and Cape Town Station

4 December 2014

Tomorrow and Friday, 4 – 5 December 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, the South African Police Service (SAPS) and community members will take a public stand against violence and abuse. Read More

DoCS, SAPS leads early morning awareness drive at Cape Town Station

4 December 2014

Tomorrow, 5 December 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, and the South African Police Service (SAPS) will take the 16 Days of Activism campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children, to the Cape Town Station, raising... Read More

Policing Needs and Priorities Meeting for the Cape Town Central Police Cluster

3 December 2014

Today, 3 December 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation processes for the Cape Town Central police cluster. Read More

New Age Production Comes Out On Top

3 December 2014

The 3rd annual Eden Drama Festival Finale took place at the Oudtshoorn Town Auditorium on Saturday 29 November 2014. This year’s event focused on the national “20 Years of Democracy” theme. Read More

Police Ombudsman Regulations Gazetted for Public Comment

3 December 2014

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyThe draft regulations pertaining to the work of the Western Cape Provincial Police Ombudsman was published in the provincial gazette for comments (Provincial Gazette 7337) on 2... Read More

Withholding School Report Cards Will Not be Tolerated

3 December 2014

Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of EducationIn the coming days, schools will begin to issue to learners their end of year report cards.   Read More

Cape Metro Region Acknowledges its Sports Stars

2 December 2014

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Western Province Sports Council acknowledged the best Cape Metro athletes, federations and teams of the year at a region Read More

Death of Thabang Sidloyi - A Tragic Reminder of the Dangers on Our Roads

2 December 2014

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

HealthNet Fleet Gains Ten Tailor-made Wheelchair Patient Transporters

2 December 2014

This morning, ahead of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities being commemorated tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, viewed the new wheelchair patient transporters that have been added to the... Read More

EPWP Beneficiaries Now Full-Time Employees of Overstrand Municipality

2 December 2014

The 2014 festive season started on a good note for 60 former beneficiaries of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) in the Overstrand Mun Read More

The National Arts Council has Opened Applications for Arts Funding for 2015

1 December 2014

The National Arts Council (NAC) has opened applications for arts funding for 2015. Individuals and registered arts organisations involved in theatre, dance, music, visual arts, craft, literature and multi-discipline have until 12 December 2014 to... Read More

Congratulations to the Province’s South African Sport Award Winners

1 December 2014

It is with great pride that we congratulate Ernst van Dyk, Gezelle Magermann and the Oudtshoorn School of Skills for their respective wins at the South African Sport Awards last night. Read More

Community march for Safety in Mfuleni, Delft, Hanover Park and Manenberg

1 December 2014

This week, Monday 1 December – Wednesday 3 December 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the respective communities will take a public stand against violence and abuse. Read More

MEDIA STATEMENT

1 December 2014

World AIDS Day: children bear the brunt of irresponsible behaviour Read More

Provincial Traffic Weekend Traffic Statistics

1 December 2014

On 28 and 29 November 2014, 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 126 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

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