Come let’s talk – Ons Praat – Masithethe

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We are getting things done

Today we tabled the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) and the 2019 Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure in the Western Cape provincial parliament. We expect to spend approximately R72.8 billion in 2020/21, R77.3 billion in 2021/22 and R81.7 billion in 2022/23, or a total of R231.9 billion over the medium term in the Western Cape. Continue reading

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Men’s Health – manly meals

Are you looking after your health? Studies show that men are much less likely to take action when they feel physically or mentally unwell, and that men have a life expectancy
that’s five years shorter than women’s.

How do your meals measure up? You know you can’t be your best when the fuel you put in isn’t top quality. So try these fresh recipes: Continue reading

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Making dough… feeding people

A little bit of drizzle and cold could not keep people away from giving their 67 minutes for Mandela Day.

Between the Provincial Treasury, Department of Economic Development and Tourism, and Transport and Public Works, more than 80 public servants joined Minister Maynier, Jenny Morris and other volunteers to make soup and bake bread for the needy. Continue reading

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Join us on Mandela Day

Something amazing is happening this Mandela’s Day and it’s all taking place at the Cape Quarter with Jenny Morris and guess what? It involves you!

Bring your veggies, chopping board, peeler and knife and join us in preparing soup and bread with all the food going to The Service Dining Rooms to feed those who are hungry, something our once great leader would be proud of.

Magic Radio will be down in full force to make the day even more special. Make sure to join us or tune in for what promises to be a truly giving day.

Volunteers from the Provincial Treasury, Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Local Government as well Transport and Public Works will join forces with citizens and other volunteers to prepare vegetables for soup and to bake bread during 30 minute slots.

Want to get volunteer? Email to submit your name as a volunteer by 11 July.