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News and Speeches Archive

Sod-turning For Rose Valley Library Opens New Opportunities

22 August 2018

On 20 August 2018 Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officiated the sod-turning for the new Rose Valley Library in Oudtshoorn. Read More

Media Release: Western Cape developing first Computer Technician apprenticeship

21 August 2018

The Western Cape government is developing the first ever apprenticeship for computer technicians, which will serve as a pilot project for many more ICT related occupations in the future.   Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato hosts Women’s Month outreach in Worcester

21 August 2018

This afternoon, Tuesday 21 August 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be hosting the Department of Community Safety’s special Women’s Month safety outreach in Worcester. Read More

1 policeman to 521 residents in Khayelitsha

21 August 2018

Nine Khayelitsha schools were shut down yesterday by illegal protest action - co-ordinated by SANCO and COSAS in the main. This affected almost 9 000 learners. Read More

New arrestor bed on Sir Lowry's Pass

21 August 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) recently completed an R11 million project to construct a new slipway and truck arrestor bed at the bottom of Sir Lowry’s Pass near the intersection of the N2 and Sir Lowry’s P Read More

Western Cape College of Nursing: Multi Campus

20 August 2018

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR NURSE TRAINING FOR THE 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR DIPLOMA IN NURISNG (GENERAL, PSYCHIATRIC, COMMUNITY) AND MIDWIFERY Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato continues Women’s Month campaign in Delft

20 August 2018

This afternoon, Monday 20 August 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be hosting the Department of Community Safety’s special Women’s Month safety outreaches in Delft. Read More

Roadshow Teaches Olympic Values In Wellington

20 August 2018

On 15 August 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) visited Soetendal Primary School in Wellington as part of the Olympic roadshows. Read More

High-Performance Netball Training Skills Athletes For Elite Level

20 August 2018

The Western Cape Netball Federation hosted their inaugural High-Performance Training Camp from 9 to 11 August 2018 at the Cape Winelands Netball clubhouse in Paarl. Read More

Minister warns against FAS during Women’s Month celebration in Cederberg

17 August 2018

As part of ongoing Women’s Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz Read More

BFAP annual agricultural baseline report released

17 August 2018

The impact of policy uncertainty Read More

Affordable Housing Possible at Ysterplaat if SANDF Releases the Land

16 August 2018

Affordable Housing Possible at Ysterplaat if SANDF Releases the Land Read More

Minister Madikizela Launches Affordable Housing Project in Mitchells Plain

16 August 2018

The Department of Human Settlements in partnership with POVICOM, a recently accredited Social Housing Institution based in the Mitchells Plain area, today l Read More

Raise your voice - not your phone

16 August 2018

This morning I visited Beacon Hill Secondary School to launch a campaign to address the effects of bullying in schools. We chose Beacon Hill Secondary for this event, as it recently experienced its own incident of bullying - both in school and on... Read More

Minister Madikizela to Launch Multimillion Rand Affordable Housing in M Plain

15 August 2018

The Department of Human Settlements in partnership with POVICOM, a recently accredited Social Housing Institution based in the Mitchells Plain area, today launched the very first social housing project in Mitchells Plain. Read More

New Western Cape Police Ombudsman Appointed

15 August 2018

New Western Cape Police Ombudsman Appointed Read More

Newlands Clinic converted to a fully functional pre-primary school

15 August 2018

Joint statement by Minister Debbie Schafer and Minister Donald Grant Western Cape Minister of Education and Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

MEC Schäfer concerned regarding reports of learner abductions in the Zonnebloem

15 August 2018

I have received reports from our District Officials that two separate incidents of abductions have reportedly taken place in the Zonnebloem area over the past two weeks. Learners are reportedly being targeted while travelling to and from school. Read More

Award-winning female architect takes ministers on tour of new pre-primary school

15 August 2018

Today, we visited the new R10.2 million Barkly House Pre-Primary School in Newlands. Read More

Media alert: WCED and other celebrities to launch anti-bullying campaign

15 August 2018

Tomorrow, Provincial Education Minister, Debbie Schafer, Season 13 Idols South Africa winner, Paxton Fielies, and radio DJ and TV presenter, Carl Waistie will be launching an anti-bullying campaign in Mitchells Plain. Read More

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