Northern Cape authors and poets will once again converge in different platforms to share their writing skills and expertise during the 7th Northern Cape Writers Festival. The 2016 festival will be held in all five districts of the province from Friday, 19 February 2016. It will be celebrated under a theme “Celebrating Democracy” with the first event to be held at Hartswater in Phokwane Municipal area on Friday and Saturday 19 and 20 February 2016.
Address by the Premier, Ms Sylvia Lucas, at the unveiling of the Colesberg 4 Monument and celebration of Reconciliation Day, Kuyasa Township, Colesberg
Programme Director Members of the Executive Council Mayors and Councillors present Family members of the late Colesberg 4 SANCO and other Civic Organisations present Members of the media Ladies and Gentlemen
It gives me great pleasure to join with the community of Colesberg to commemorate Reconciliation Day that falls on the 16th December but we have chosen to celebrate it today as part of honouring our fallen heroes.
Department geared-up to launch the Provincial Crime Prevention Strategy.
The MEC for Transport, Safety and Liaison, Honourable Mac Jack will be launching the Northern Cape Provincial Crime Prevention Strategy on the 12th September 2013 in Batlharos, John Taolo Gaetsewe region.
Media Release: Kuruman Put Under Quarintine for African Horse Sickness
A suspected case of African Horse Sickness has been reported in the Kuruman area in the John Taolo District Municipality. This comes after the Northern Cape Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development’s Veterinary Services collected samples from three horses in the area for testing.
South Africa and the Northern Cape are faced with a challenge of high unemployment and low economic growth. At a national level government identified a number of interventions to address these challenges while at the same time tackling poverty and inequality.
The country adopted the National Development Plan(NDP) which aims to radically transform the lives of the people of the country. At provincial level the Province is in the process of developing the Provincial Growth and Development Plan (PGDP) which is aligned to the NDP.