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News and Speeches Archive


Examiner for Driving Licence training achievements

31 July 2018

During the first six months of 2018, Gene Louw Traffic College trained a total of 27 students in two groups for the Examiner for Driving Licences (EDL) qualification. Read More

Examiner of Vehicles (EOV) training achievements

31 July 2018

During the first six months of 2018, Gene Louw Traffic College (GLTC) trained a total of 24 students for the Examin Read More

Bring in the specialised gang units and the army to protect our communities now

31 July 2018

Recently there has been a flare up of gang violence in communities within Cape Town as a result of ongoing gang warfare. This has had a direct impact on our schools, our teachers and learners. Read More

Provincial Participatory Education Techniques Open Day

31 July 2018

On Saturday 28 July 2018, teams of Grade 10 and 11 learners from three Western Cape schools participated in the annual Provincial Participatory Education Techniques (PET) Open Day at Gene Louw Traffic College ( Read More

N7 Malmesbury – Alternative route between Bokomo and Darling Road

31 July 2018

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) would like to inform the public of alternative routes to accommodate traffic between Bokomo and Darling Roads in Malmesbury. Read More

Media Release: The Western Cape has created 77 000 new jobs over the past year

31 July 2018

The Western Cape, which contributes less than 15% to the national economy, created 40.7% of all new jobs in the past year.   Read More

Witzenberg region selects top agri worker in Western Cape Prestige Agri-Awards

31 July 2018

The first of the regional winners in the Western Cape Prestige Agri-Awards of 2018  has been announced.   Read More

Media Alert: First Thursdays to focus on careers for women in Agriculture

31 July 2018

In celebration of Women’s Month, the Ministry of Economic Opportunities will be hosting an informative session about career possibilities for women in agriculture this First Thursday.   Read More

Eden Sport Awards Honour Outstanding Athletes

30 July 2018

The annual Eden Sports Awards honoured the hard-work and dedication to sport by athletes from the region on 27 July 2018. Read More

Overberg Sport Awards Celebrate Excellence

30 July 2018

On Saturday, 28 July 2018, athletes from the Overberg district were rewarded for their hard work over the past year at the Overberg Regional Read More

Minister to brief Mitchells Plain anti-crime and gang stakeholder meeting

30 July 2018

Today, Minister Albert Fritz will brief a multi-stakeholder meeting to be held in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Traffic officers graduate from Gene Louw Traffic College

30 July 2018

Thirty-one new graduates of Gene Louw Traffic College are looking forward to starting work at various provincial traffic centres and in municipalities on 1 August 2018. Read More

New Spokesperson for Premier Helen Zille

30 July 2018

Note to all editors and reporters: Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

30 July 2018

WC Water Update 30 July 2018 Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Read More

Minister congratulates 207 graduates of 18 ALPHA from Chrysalis Academy

30 July 2018

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, addressed the graduation ceremony of 207 young Read More

SHAWCO and DOCS bring wellness to Gugulethu

28 July 2018

During the July centenary celebration of the birth of world icon, Nelson Mandela, people partook in a global campaign of charitable acts, in honour of the former head-of-state, his principles and visions of unison and inclusion. Read More

Nowhere to hide for drunk drivers

27 July 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works supports the City of Cape Town in the fight against drunk driving. Read More

Athletes celebrated at Cape Town Metro Sport Awards

26 July 2018

On Wednesday, 25 July 2018, the Read More

Brand new Louwville High School receives architectural award

26 July 2018

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

Media Release: Western Cape dominates in World Travel Awards

26 July 2018

Cape Town and the Western Cape have dominated in the World Travel Awards nominations for Africa, with dozens of tourism sites and facilities making the 2018 shortlist.   Read More