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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Plato hosts Da Gamaskop cluster PNP Consultation Session

13 July 2016

Over the next two days, Wednesday 13 July 2016 and Thursday 14 July 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation session for the Da Gamaskop policing clusters in Mossel... Read More

Substance abuse amongst expecting mothers a growing concern in the Western Cape

12 July 2016

With an estimated 102 000 births expected in the Western Cape for the 2016 / 2017 financial year, the Western Cape Government Health is taking a stance in encouraging mothers to exercise caution during their pregnancy, especially from substances... Read More

World Population Day 2016 – Investing in Teenage Girls

12 July 2016

World Population Day is celebrated annually on 11 July. In 1998, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that this day be observed to raise awareness on various population issues affecting the world. Read More

Minister Plato attends Eden cluster PNP consultation session

12 July 2016

Today, Tuesday 12 July 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will attend the Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation session for the Eden policing clusters in George. Read More

Berg River Canoe Marathon To Be Officially Started By Minister Marais

12 July 2016

Tomorrow, 13 July 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially start the 55th edition of the annual Berg River Canoe Marathon in Paarl. Read More

Minister Grant condemns fatal shooting of Metrorail train driver

12 July 2016

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

SA Homeless Street Soccer World Cup Team Bid Farewell By Minister Marais

11 July 2016

On Friday, 8 July 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marias bid farewell to the team who will represent South Africa at the Annual Homeless Street Read More

Province-wide Business Skills Course Starts in Cape Town

11 July 2016

 Emerging entrepreneurs from across Cape Town will start an accredited business skills Read More

Four pedestrians killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

11 July 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that four road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

MEC Fritz launches Youth Outreach Programme in Eden region

11 July 2016

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today began the first leg of the week-long Ministerial Youth Outreach Programme in the Eden Region. Read More

Min Fritz to visit disabled youth in Uniondale and ECD centre in Thembalethu

11 July 2016

Tomorrow, as part of a week-long Ministerial Child & Youth Outreach Programme in the Eden Region, Minister Fritz will conduct an oversight visit to a family living with people with disabilities in Uniondale, and later visit an Early Childhood... Read More

Media Alert: Premier to Discuss Trade Partnerships at Regional Leaders’ Summit

11 July 2016

Premier Zille to Discuss Trade Partnerships at Regional Leaders’ Summit Read More

Minister Plato hosts Southern Cape PNP Consultation Sessions

11 July 2016

This week, Tuesday 12 July 2016 to Thursday 14 July 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will attend and host the Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) determination Read More

Partnership Boosts Tech Skills for City Youth

8 July 2016

A group of young people from the Western Cape have a bright future in the tech industry, after starting internships at some of the region’s biggest companies. Read More

Certificate ceremony for emerging building contractors in the Western Cape

7 July 2016

A total of 27 owners of emerging Western Cape construction businesses have successfully completed accredited training on how to run their businesses more effectively. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: SA Homeless Street Soccer World Cup Team Bid Farewell By Minister

7 July 2016

Tomorrow, 8 July 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will bid farewell to the team who will represent South Africa at the Annual Homeless Street Soccer World Read More

Young traffic officer follows in father’s footsteps

7 July 2016

Just like his father, Nicholas Olivier (23) from Kuils River dreamed of becoming a traffic officer. His dream became a reality when he graduated from the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell on 6 July 2016. Read More

New officers committed to improving WC traffic safety

7 July 2016

The new graduates of Gene Louw Traffic College are looking forward to begin work at various traffic centres on 11 July 2016. Read More

Construction of community day centre in Thembalethu

7 July 2016

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works delivers infrastructure and services to people of the province to promote positive socio-economic outcome and safe, empowered and connected communities. Read More

Media alert: Students to graduate from Gene Louw Traffic College

5 July 2016

On 6 July 2016, 50 students who successfully completed the 12-month Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Traffic Law Enforcement will graduate from the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell, Cape Town. Read More

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