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    Free Internet for everyone in Western Cape, promises Zille

    Free Internet for everyone in Western Cape, promises Zille Western Cape Government, SITA, and Neotel partner to bring limited free Internet to every citizen in the province
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    Free Wi-Fi projects launched in Western Cape

    Free Wi-Fi for people in Western Cape Free Wi-Fi pilot project connects over 90,000 residents in the Western Cape, with plans to offer free or affordable Internet to every citizen
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    Western Cape tolls just the beginning, says Sanral

    Western Cape tolls just the beginning, says Sanral The introduction of tolls to the Western Cape will represent a small part of the overall proposed N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway Project, says SANRAL
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    Free Internet services in Western Cape: proposals wanted

    Free Internet services in Western Cape: proposals wanted The Western Cape Government has called for applications for funding for free Wi-Fi projects
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    Protest in Cape Town despite Interdict

    Protesters blocked roads near Cape Town International Airport on Monday morning despite an interim interdict banning such behaviour, the City of Cape Town said. The Western Cape High Court last week granted the city an interdict against 89 former employees of toilet service company Sannicare...
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    Gang Report in WCape is a serious allegation

    Reports of collusion between police and criminals in the Western Cape are a serious allegation, the police ministry said on Thursday. "Should they be proven true, they could compromise and derail efforts of crime reduction, not only in the Western Cape but the whole country," spokesman Zweli...
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    ANC Launches Cellphone App

    The Western Cape ANC has launched a cellphone application to communicate with the province's youth ahead of next year's elections, The Cape Argus reported on Wednesday. "We live in a society where, to reach the youth, social media platforms are most effective," African National Congress...
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    No proof of Winelands Toll Route Authorisation: City

    Sanral has not shown a shred of evidence to prove its proposed winelands tolling project has been properly authorised, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday. Geoff Budlender SC, for the City of Cape Town, said the SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) had failed to offer any...
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    Pet Baboon destroyed in W Cape

    A Western Cape woman is upset that her pet baboon was destroyed instead of being sent to a rehabilitation centre, The Cape Times reported on Thursday. Annie Paulsen was reportedly given the baboon by students, who found the orphaned animal near Bonnievale. She kept it for a while, but then...
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    W Cape man guilty of 285 counts of fraud

    A Western Cape man has been convicted of defrauding the Overstrand Municipality of R3 million by submitting false quotations to secure tenders, it was reported on Wednesday. Hermanus Mostert was convicted of 285 counts of fraud by the Hermanus Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, The Cape Argus...
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    ANC to Probe Fransman Attack

    An attempted attack on ANC Western Cape chairman Marius Fransman will be investigated, the party said on Tuesday. The African National Congress would "act swiftly and decisively" against those responsible, provincial spokesman Phillip Dexter said in a statement. On Friday, the Cape Times...
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    Western Cape Says No to Total Booze Ban

    Western Cape transport MEC Robin Carlisle is against a proposed national measure to impose a zero limit on drinking and driving, it was reported on Monday. The Cape Argus reported that Carlisle had written to National Transport Minister Ben Martins to inform him of his concern. He argued...
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    Western Cape e-toll will create 5,000 jobs: SANRAL

    Western Cape e-toll will create 5,000 jobs: SANRAL The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) says the planned toll roads on the N1 and N2 in the Western Cape will create almost 5000 jobs
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    Western Cape mayors reject e-tolls

    Western Cape mayors reject e-tolls Several Western Cape mayors vowed on Thursday to join the fight against e-tolling in the province.
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    Western Cape Mayors Reject E-Tolls

    Several Western Cape mayors vowed on Thursday to join the fight against e-tolling in the province. "We, the mayors of the DA-led municipalities of Stellenbosch, Theewaterskloof, Drakenstein, Breede Valley, and the Winelands District want to express our unconditional opposition to Sanral's...
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    Western Cape Safety Bill Approved

    A majority of Western Cape MPLs voted in favour of the provincial community safety bill, the Cape Argus reported on Thursday. Twenty-three of 36 members of the provincial legislature voted in favour of the bill on Wednesday, which would give the provincial government more control over the...
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    Most Condoms Distributed in the Western Cape

    The Western Cape was the province where the most condoms were distributed per adult male, the SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) said on Wednesday. About 46 condoms were distributed per adult male there, followed by Limpopo with 20 and Mpumalanga with 19, the SAIRR said in a statement...
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    Western Cape Schools Interdict Explained

    The reasons for granting an urgent interdict stopping the closure of 17 schools were handed down by the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday. Judge Elizabeth Baartman briefly entered court room two to explain that the interdict was granted in December and that the court was now providing...
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    IFP Welcomes Regugee Center Ruling

    The IFP has welcomed the Western Cape High Court's ruling that a refugee reception office (RRO) be re-opened by the department of home affairs. "I trust that the Maitland Refugee Centre will be re-opened by the department without delay," Inkatha Freedom Party MP Helen Makhuba said in a...
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    Western Cape Cop Held After Shooting

    A 42-year-old police sergeant has been arrested for allegedly shooting and wounding a motorist in Knysna, Western Cape police said on Monday. Captain Bernadine Steyn said a man reversed his bakkie from a pavement into the road, in front of an oncoming green Mazda bakkie on Sunday evening. The...
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