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News and Speeches Archive

Change in Contact Details

14 September 2015

Please be advised that the Spokesperson to the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Mr. Sihle Ngobese, has changed cellphone number from 083 280 9199, to 076 083 6543. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. Read More

Diazville High School Shines in Road Safety Competition

14 September 2015

Diazville High School from Saldanha Bay was crowned the winner of the annual Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) provincial competition at the Gene Read More

DoCS’ Watching Briefs scoops top provincial award

13 September 2015

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

Tragic Crash on N2 Claims Seven Lives

12 September 2015

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

Notice of Construction on R27

11 September 2015

R27 road users can expect delays as road works will take place on the southbound carriageway of the R27 (West Coast Road) on and between the intersections of Ocean Way and Racecourse Road. Read More

Minister Plato to host Youth Safety Outreach in Ocean View

11 September 2015

Today, Friday 11 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host a youth safety outreach event to encourage the youth of Ocean View to take advantage of the opportunities presented to them. Read More

Media Alert: Upgraded Vredendal Stadium Officially Opened by Minister Marais

11 September 2015

Tomorrow, 12 September 2015, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will officially open the upgraded Vredendal North Sports Stadium in the Matzikama Municipality. Read More

TYGERBERG HOSPITAL UNVEILS A NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART LINEAR ACCELERATOR (LINAC)

11 September 2015

The Radiation Department at Tygerberg Hospital provides radiotherapy services to an ever increasing number of cancer patients from the surrounding communities and rural areas in the Western Cape. Read More

Provincial Economic Review and Outlook (PERO) Research Seminar

11 September 2015

This week the Western Cape Treasury presented the 2015 PERO seminar themed Inclusive growth within a spatial context.  The seminar aims to provide an objective review and analysis of past, current and estimated future economic developments across... Read More

Minister Meyer engaging with SMME’s

11 September 2015

Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMME) contribute an estimated 50% to South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product and is a major job creator in the Western Cape. Read More

National Oral Health Month: Tooth Fairies pay extra attention to Dental Health

11 September 2015

September is National Oral Health Month, a time to pay extra attention to your dental routine, particularly as two of the world’s most common health problems affect the mouth – cavities and gum disease. Read More

Oudtshoorn: Opposition boycott Council Meeting

11 September 2015

Opposition Political parties have seemingly boycotted a scheduled meeting of the newly convened Oudtshoorn town council this morning. Read More

Minister Plato hosts Cape Town cluster Provincial PNP workshop

11 September 2015

Tomorrow, Saturday 12 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will speak about the City’s safety concerns and engage with residents and safety stakeholders at the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP)... Read More

Western Cape Bus Indaba to Address Industry Issues

11 September 2015

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will be the keynote speaker at the Western Cape Bus Indaba at the Belmont Square Conference Centre in Rondebosch on Monday, 14 September 2015. Read More

Always Buckle Up - It's the Law, and it's the Right Thing To Do

10 September 2015

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

Minister Marais and Fritz Bid Farewell to SA Street Soccer Team

10 September 2015

Today, 10 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais and Minister of Social Development, Adv. Read More

Femdoms, give a girl a Choice

10 September 2015

“We didn’t have time, we were in the middle of things, it’s not fun… what a passion killer”, these explanatory excuses can now be eradicated by simply inserting a FEMDOM prior to sexual intercourse. Read More

World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day commemorated in Khayelitsha

9 September 2015

Today, to mark International Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Day, Minister Albert Fritz and Minister Nomafrench Mbombo will join Khayelitsha residents at the local Maternal Obstetrics Unit, to address expectant mothers and the broader community on the... Read More

International FAS Disorder Day: whole of society can make a difference

9 September 2015

In commemorating International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development rang the bells of awareness at the Khayelitsha Community Health Centre with provincial Health Minister, Nomafrench Mbombo. Read More

World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Day

9 September 2015

At nine minutes past nine on the ninth day of the ninth month (9 September 2015 at 9:09), World Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Day is commemorated annually. The significance of the number nine is to emphasise that women should not drink alcohol for... Read More

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