Traffic officer ambushed on N7 for service pistol

2015-05-26 15:28

Police are on the hunt for two men who robbed a traffic officer of her service pistol on the N7 in Cape Town.

Speeding 'MEC' a fake - Western Cape

2015-01-13 20:59

The Western Cape provincial government has denied that one of its MECs had been arrested for speeding along the N1 South in Midrand.

ANC lauds fight against school closures

2014-12-10 14:21

The ANC has praised those who fought to keep open 17 schools in the Western Cape, despite the Supreme Court of Appeal confirming the closure of all but one of them.

Task team set up to monitor Cape taxis

2014-06-26 06:20

Western Cape Transport MEC Donald Grant says a task team has been set up to monitor the Vrygrond Taxi Association's conduct after being accused of route invasions and intimidation.

Western Cape teachers to write tests

2014-03-26 15:35

About 700 Western Cape teachers had applied to write competency tests to enhance the credibility of the National Senior Certificate Examinations, the province says.

950 000 pupils at Western Cape schools

2014-01-15 12:18

Western Cape schools were expecting at least 950 000 pupils to enrol on the first day of teaching, the provincial education department says.

200+ W Cape schools get no-fee nod

2013-10-14 17:11

Struggling parents of children in more than 200 schools in the Western Cape will be granted the opportunity for exemption from school fees.

Western Cape dept to appeal school's ruling

2013-08-21 14:42

The Western Cape education department will seek leave to appeal a court ruling setting aside a decision to close 17 schools, education MEC Donald Grant says.

DA used pupil to promote party - ANCYL

2013-08-07 21:05

The ANCYL in the Southern Cape has accused the DA of using pupils to promote the party during a by-election.

2 appear for Cape Town school shooting

2013-06-13 22:00

Two men accused of killing Cape Town schoolboy Glenrico Martin have appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.


4 killed in bus crash

2015-03-19 20:01

Four people have been killed and 32 injured when a bus and a truck collided on the N1 near Laingsburg.

Western Cape road deaths down

2014-12-16 05:15

There has been a slight decrease in the number of road fatalities in the Western Cape during the first 14 days of December, compared to 2013, the province's transport MEC says.

Nyanga: Taxi driver killed en route to work

2014-09-01 14:35

A taxi driver has been shot dead in Nyanga, Cape Town, Western Cape police says.

Maimane: Where are the jobs, Zuma?

2014-06-16 17:10

At a Youth Day rally north of Pretoria Democratic Alliance Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane wanted to know where the jobs are that Pres. Jacob Zuma promised.

Pupil gets a zero for swearing

2014-02-06 15:29

A pupil's matric result has been declared null and void after he swore in an examination paper, a spokesperson for Western Cape Education MEC Donald Grant says.

Western Cape honours top students

2014-01-14 20:08

Scores of Western Cape matriculants have received cash prizes and special awards at a ceremony at Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's Leeuwenhof residence in Cape Town.

Western Cape ready for matric exams - MEC

2013-10-07 13:28

Nearly 60 000 candidates will sit national senior certificate exams in the Western Cape, the provincial education department says.

Cape schools close amidst gang violence

2013-08-14 20:40

Fourteen schools in Cape Town, will be closed the next two days because of gang violence threats, Western Cape Education MEC Donald Grant says.

Western Cape school closures set aside

2013-07-31 13:12

Two judges have set aside a decision to close 17 Western Cape schools at the end of last year, saying the reasons for the closures were inadequate and irrational.

MEC wants Sadtu to pay for schools

2013-06-11 19:23

The Western Cape wants teacher union Sadtu to pay the legal costs should 17 schools in the province lose their legal battle to stay open.

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