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  • Thu
    Apr
    13
    2017

    Easter message by the Premier, Ms Sylvia Lucas

    Easter is one of the most important holidays in the Christian calendar as it marks the conquest of death through the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The festivities of Easter brings to a joyous conclusion the period of Lent, when Christians followed the traditions of repentance, self-sacrifice, charit...
  • Thu
    Mar
    30
    2017

    Trade and investment mission to United Arab Emirates, Dubai

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, will lead a delegation from the Province to a Trade and Investment Outbound Mission to the United Arab Emirates, Dubai to participate in the 7th  Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) scheduled to take place from the 02- 04 April 2017. Ms Sylvia Luca...
  • Tue
    Mar
    28
    2017

    Condolences Message by the Premier,Ms Sylvia Lucas - Ahmed Kathrada

    The Premier of the Northern Cape Province, Ms Sylvia Lucas, expresses her heartfelt condolences on behalf of the Provincial Government and the entire people of the Northern Cape on the passing of anti-apartheid struggle veteran and Rivonia trialist, Ahmed Kathrada affectionately known as Kathy. The ...
  • Tue
    Nov
    22
    2016

    Media Statement by the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas on the interventions at the Dep...

    Members of the Executive Council Members of the Media Ladies and Gentlemen Background As you are aware by now, the Department of Health, for the past two months has seen and experienced the most devastating protest action in recent times. This state of affairs is most unfortunate and regrett...
  • Fri
    Oct
    14
    2016

    Media Release – Protest Action at Department of Health

    The Premier of the Northern, Ms. Sylvia Lucas, on behalf of the Provincial Executive condemns the senseless and malicious acts of violence, intimidation and destruction of state property perpetuated under the auspices of industrial action.“Whilst we recognise the right of workers to embark on ...
  • Thu
    Aug
    25
    2016

    Re: Message of Condolences on the Passing of Andries Steenkamp

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, on behalf of the Provincial Government, extends her deepest condolences to the family, friends and the people of the Khomani San on the passing of Mr Andries Steenkamp. At the time of his passing Mr Steenkamp served as Chairperson of the South Afric...
  • Tue
    Aug
    16
    2016

    Premier Sylvia Lucas Condems Killing of Six Year Old

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, expressed her shock and dismay at the callous attack on Segomotso Garesape and her son, which resulted in the murder of her six year old Kutlwano Garesape. This senseless and insensitive attack comes during a month when we actively advocate for the ...
  • Tue
    Jul
    26
    2016

    The Northern Cape Province Premier Launches An SMME’s Incubation Centre At The Kheis Municipality

    Upington, Groblershoop, South Africa: The Premier of the Northern Cape Province, Ms Sylvia Lucas, has today officially launched a Business Incubation Centre which will see about R2.3 million being invested over the next 18 months towards the development of Small-to-Medium Sized Enterprises in the Kh...
  • Tue
    Jul
    26
    2016

    Minister Brown And Northern Cape Premier Lucas To Lead An Engagement For Northern Cape Women In Busi...

    The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, and the Premier of the Northern Cape, Sylvia Lucas, will discuss opportunities at State-Owned Companies at a dialogue with women in business on Tuesday (26 July) in Kimberley. The Department of Public Enterprises through its State Owned Companies w...
  • Mon
    Jul
    18
    2016

    International Mandela day

    As part of International Mandela Day, the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, will be treating 100 elderly from Olifantshoek to lunch in order to pay tribute to the sacrifice and contribution that the elderly have made for us to have a democracy today. The commemoration will contin...
  • Mon
    Jun
    27
    2016

    Official Visit To Hunan, People’s Republic Of China

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms. Sylvia Lucas will be embarking on an outbound mission to Changsha, Hunan Province, Peoples Republic of China. The Premier will lead a delegation who received an official invitation from Mr. Cheng Zhaoxing, Executive Vice-Governor from the Peoples Government o...
  • Mon
    Jun
    20
    2016

    Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services visits the Premier of the Northern Cape to discus...

    Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Dr Siyabonga Cwele will be visiting Northern Cape Premier Ms Sylia Lucas on 20 June 2016 to discuss Government’s plan to connect all government buildings and facility to fast, reliable and secure internet. The visit will include going to so...
  • Tue
    Nov
    08
    2016

    Premier Sylvia Lucas Condems Killing of Makaleni Family Members

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, expressed her shock and dismay on the callous attack, which resulted in the death of three members of the Makaleni family. This brutal killing comes during a month where Government will be launching the 16 Days of Activism Campaign of no violence ag...
  • Wed
    Feb
    03
    2016

    Meeting with Eskom

    The Premier of the Northern, Ms. Sylvia Lucas, joined by Members of her Provincial Executive, met with the General Manager of Eskom for Northern and Western Cape, Mr. Alwie Lester, today in order to seek out ways to come to an agreement that would not foresee any municipal electricity disconnections...
  • Thu
    Oct
    29
    2015

    Condoleces on passing of the speaker of the ZF Mgcawu district municipality

    Today is a sad day, a black Friday, as we woke up to the tragic news of the passing of the Speaker of the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality, Ms Nokhaya Mjila. As a Province we have been silenced by the death of a leader and activist that always committed herself to the vision of building a prosperous ...
  • Wed
    Mar
    11
    2015

    Re-Opening of Schools

    As part of the Provincial Government’s re-opening of schools campaign the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, paid a visit to schools in her Constituency are, Groblershoop, to ensure that learning and teaching takes place from the first day of the school year.
  • Wed
    Mar
    11
    2015

    Opening of NC Schools - 21 January 2015

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Mrs Sylvia Lucas, will be observing the re-opening of schools in Groblershoop on the 21st January 2015 as part of the Provincial Government's re-opening of schools programme.
  • Wed
    Nov
    05
    2014

    Premier Lucas extends condolences on solar plan tragedy

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, on behalf of the Provincial Government and its entire people extend our deep and sincere condolences to the family and friends of the two employees of the Abengoa Solar Plant project on their tragic passing.
  • Wed
    Aug
    13
    2014

    Complaints Procedure

    If the promised standard of service is not delivered, we will offer you an apology, a full explanation and a speedy and effective remedy.  When you make a complaint you will receive a sympathetic and positive response. Informal Complaint You are advised to bring your complaint to the attention of ...
  • Wed
    Aug
    13
    2014

    Service Delivery Charter

    Services Premier Support Director-General Support Employee Health and Wellness Services Security & Records Management Secretariat Services for Executive Council Financial Management Information Communications Services Intergovernmental Relations Labour Relations S...
  • Mon
    Aug
    11
    2014

    Premier Lucas celebrates Women’s Day in Springbok

    Speech by the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, on the occasion of the Women’s Month Celebrations, 09 August 2014 in Springbok
  • Mon
    Aug
    04
    2014

    Northern Cape Provincial Audit Outcomes

    Statement by the Premier, Ms Sylvia Lucas on The Northern Cape Provincial Audit Outcomes for the year ended 31 March 2014
  • Wed
    May
    21
    2014

    Acceptance Speech by Premier Sylvia Lucas 21 May 2014

    Acceptance Speech by The Premier Of The Northern Cape, Mrs Sylvia Lucas, on the occasion of the election of the Premier of the Province held on 21 May 2014 in The Northern Cape Provincial Legislature in Kimberley
  • Wed
    Apr
    16
    2014

    Mrs SA Finalist meets Premier S Lucas

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, recently met with Ms Lizzy Staffa, who is one of the 24 finalists that made it in the Mrs South Africa competition. Ms Staffa who hails from Kimberley made it from 55 hopefuls to be part of the final 24 that will compete for the crown on 08 Augu...
  • Wed
    Apr
    16
    2014

    Premier S Lucas hand over furniture

    Premier Lucas on Tuesday handed over furniture to a child headed house hold in Donkerhoek, Galeshewe.
  • Mon
    Mar
    24
    2014

    Premier condemns the spate of Family Violence which has recently rocked the province

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, has noted with a grave sense of sadness the unfortunate and continuous loss of lives resulting from domestic quarrels, following the most recent spate last week. Domestic violence is particularly disturbing because the home and the family should be ...
  • Fri
    Mar
    07
    2014

    100th Birthday celebration of Ms Lena Motsumi

    As part of paying tribute to the elderly, the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, hosted the 100th birthday celebration of Ms Lena Motsumi today at GASCA Centre in Galeshewe.
  • Wed
    Feb
    12
    2014

    State of the Province Address - 21 February 2014

    Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas will deliver the State of the Province Address to Members of the Provincial Legislature during the Opening of the Northern Cape Provincial Legislature on the 21 February 2014.
  • Mon
    Jan
    27
    2014

    Opening Of The Northern Cape Provincial Archives Repository

    The Northern Cape Community will be given access to the Provincial Archives when the Provincial Government officially opens the new Archives Repository on Friday, 24 January 2014. The multi-million rand Provincial Archives Repository is situated on the corner of Silson and Green Street towards t...
  • Fri
    Jan
    24
    2014

    Signing Of The Northern Cape Mining Procurement Charter

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas kindly invites all the members of the media to the prestigious occasion of the signing of the Northern Cape Procurement charter.
  • Thu
    Jan
    23
    2014

    Intra-Provincial Flight Service Press Release

    The Northern Cape Provincial Government launched a successful Intra-Provincial Flight Service today to service the Northern Cape Province.
  • Thu
    Dec
    12
    2013

    Download Nelson Mandela Posters

    In Memory of Nelson Rolihlahla MandelaFree posters of Nelson Mandela for download
  • Thu
    Dec
    12
    2013

    Memorial service for former President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

    The Northern Cape Provincial Government wishes to express deep and sincere condolences to the family of Mandela, for the sad passing of our beloved Tata and Former President of the first democratic South Africa.
  • Tue
    Sep
    17
    2013

    Address by the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas on the occasion of the SALGA Women in P...

    Provincial Chairperson of SALGA, Councillor Willie JohnsonEsteemed Women RepresentativesDistinguished GuestsLadies and Gentlemen
  • Tue
    Sep
    17
    2013

    Address by the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas on the occasion of the Graduation Cerem...

    Programme DirectorMembers of the Northern Cape Executive CouncilGovernment OfficialsDistinguished Guests Ladies and GentlemenAnd most importantly, all the Learners who have assembled here
  • Tue
    Sep
    17
    2013

    Address by the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas on the occasion of the Northern Cape Pr...

    Programme DirectorMEC’s PresentMayors and CouncillorsProvincial Commissioner of SAPS, Lut. General J Basson
  • Fri
    Sep
    13
    2013

    HERITAGE MONTH

    The 2013 Northern Cape Provincial Heritage Day celebrations will be held on the 24th September 2013 in the small town of Philipstown in the Pixley ka Seme District. This is where tombstones of six fallen heroes and heroines of the struggle for liberation will be unveiled.
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    Female Entrepreneur Competition Awards 2013

    The Northern Cape Premier Ms Silvia Lucas will advance the empowerment of women, by honouring the best Female Entrepreneurs for their outstanding role in agriculture’s economic sector and the promotion of household food security. Premier Lucas together with the MEC for Agriculture, Land Refor...
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    Service Delivery Month Activities

    DATE ACTIVITY RESPONSIBLE DEPARTMENT VENUE 1-30 September 2013 Investigation of complaints Presentation to schools Presentations to business and tourism/hospitality industry Receiving of complaints Random inspections at suppliers of goods and s...
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas At The Namakwaland Women’s Day Celebrations

    Today marked the 57th Anniversary of the 1956 Women’s Anti-pass march. On this day in 1956, more than 20 000 women marched against the discriminatory pass laws which had restricted the movement of black people in the country.
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    Launch of Women's Month

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, invites members of the media to a media breakfast to officially launch the Women’s Month Programme. The month of August was declared Women’s month by the democratically elected government of South Africa following a series of political activism...
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    Statement on the achievements of women in the Northern Cape

    The Northern Cape prides itself for being one of the only provinces in the country that had three female Premiers in succession. As we draw close to the end of August, which is celebrated as “Women’s Month” in the South African calendar, we must take stock of the achievements of women and how ...
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    Provincial Crime Prevention Strategy - ‘‘Less talk – Action time’’

    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.
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    Handing over of beds to Resthaven Old Age Home

    The Departments of Social Development and Correctional Services will be handing over 13 refurbished beds to the Resthaven Old Age Home.
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    Update on the establishment of the university in the Northern Cape

    The current administration under the stewardship of President JZ Zuma made a profound commitment to the people of the Northern Cape that the main focus of this current term of the administration is to establish a university in the province. On Thursday 25 July 2013 the President announced the ...
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    Mandela Day Activities planned for the Northern Cape

    The Premier of the Northern Cape Province Ms Sylvia  Lucas,  Members of  her Executive Council and government officials will embark on a wide range of activities on Mandela Day 18 July 2013 to pay homage to the global icon of peace, human rights, and the international struggle for social justice...
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    Statement on NCPG prayer service for Former President Nelson Mandela

    Various members of the community representing faith based organisations, private sector and the Public Service came out in numbers to pray for the former President of our country, Nelson Mandela. The prayer service was called to give thanks to the life of the former icon and also to pray that th...
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (Social Development)

    Address by the Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, MP on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Kimberley-Northern Cape Province on 26 June 2013
  • Mon
    Sep
    09
    2013

    International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Speech

    Address by the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, on the occasion of the commemoration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 26 June 2013 at the Mittah Seperepere Convention Centre, Kimberley
  • Thu
    Sep
    05
    2013

    Youth Day 2013

    Address by the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, on the occasion of the Youth Day Celebration, 16 June 2013, Robert Gunda Stadium, Upington
  • Thu
    Sep
    05
    2013

    Cabinet Outreach Namakwa and Pixley 2013

    The Northern Cape Provincial Administration, led by the Premier, Ms Sylvia Lucas, will be embarking on a three-day outreach programme to the Namkwa and Pixley Districts from 11-13 June 2013. Towns that will form part of this visit include Calvinia, Brandvlei, Nieuwoudtville, Loeriesfontein, Fras...
  • Thu
    Sep
    05
    2013

    DoE - Northern Cape Cabinet Engagement

    Kimberley 7 June 2013 – Following a highly successful public participation programme event to acknowledge the 5,6 millionth national household electricity switch-on held at Warrenton/Magareng Municipality on 6 June 2013, the Ministry of Energy and Northern Cape Provincial Cabinet, District and E...
  • Wed
    Jun
    12
    2013

    Renosterberg Renewable Energy Project

    Address by the Premier of the Northern Cape, MS Sylvia Lucas, on the occasion of the Launch of the Renewable energy project Renosterberg01 June 2013
  • Wed
    Jun
    12
    2013

    Inaugural Address by the Northern Cape Premier

    Address By The Premier Of The Northern Cape Province, Ms Sylvia Elizabeth Lucas, On The Occasion Of Her Official Inauguration In The Northern Cape Provincial Legislature On Thursday30 May 2013
  • Mon
    Mar
    11
    2013

    State of the Province Address 2013

    State of the Province Address by the Acting Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Grizelda Cjiekella, on Friday, 01 March 2013 at the Mittah Seperepere Convention Centre, Kimberley, Northern Cape Province. The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Northern Cape Provincial Legislature;Members of the Execut...
  • Tue
    Jul
    24
    2012

    Provincial Audit Outcomes

    Members of the media are invited to a Provincial Government press briefing on the audit outcomes. The purpose of this briefing is to inform, explain and contextualise the provincial audit outcomes of the municipalities.
  • Thu
    May
    31
    2012

    Northern Cape Provincial Government Welcomes SKA Decision

    We, the government, and people of the Northern Cape welcome the decision that was taken by the Square Kilometre Array Organization in the Netherlands. We realize that it might not be an ideal decision, but based on the collective wisdom of the SKA Board, we believe that it is an appropriate scie...
  • Wed
    May
    23
    2012

    Recovering process of Premier Hazel Jenkins

    We would like to inform you that Premier Hazel Jenkins is still at the rehab centre in Bloemfontein. She is responding well to the medication and treatment at the rehab centre. She is doing fine and we are certain that the rehab centre will assist to restore her to full health.The Provincial Governm...
  • Wed
    May
    23
    2012

    Statement on Premier’s Condition

    We regretfully announce that the Premier of the Northern Cape, Mrs Hazel Jenkins unexpectedly collapsed while delivering the State of the Province Address. Her condition remains stable and she is being monitored on an ongoing basis by Medical personnel. The media and the public of the Northern Cape...
  • Wed
    May
    23
    2012

    Appointment of Acting Premier - Northern Cape Province

    The Executive Council of the Northern Cape held a special Executive Council meeting today, 20 February 2012, to appoint the Acting Premier after the Premier was incapacitated during the State of the Province Address. In accordance with the provision of the Constitution, when the Premier is absent or...
  • Wed
    May
    23
    2012

    Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Report

    The Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Hazel Jenkins, invites members of the media to a press briefing on the outcomes of a study conducted in the Province by the Foundation for Foetal Alcohol Research (FARR). Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is a pattern of mental and physical defects that can develop i...
  • Wed
    May
    23
    2012

    Premier's gifts to two schools in Upington

    Christmas has definitely come early for the children of two schools in Upington.Premier Hazel Jenkins has practicalise the believe that Christmas is a time for giving and goodwill. Premier identified Ubunye Day Care Centre in Louisevale as needy creche and she decided to buy educational toys, books,...
  • Wed
    May
    23
    2012

    OFFICIAL HANDOVER & OPENING OF THE NEW “Mosalahuping Joseph Baicomedi” COMMUNITY CLINIC

    The Honorable Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Hazel Jenkins, the MEC of Health in the province, Mr Mxolisi Sokatsha, the Chairperson of the John Taolo Gaetsewe Development Trust- Ms Omphemetse Mogodi and the Chairperson of the Sishen Iron Ore Company Community Development Trust-Mr Connie Molusi off...
  • Wed
    May
    23
    2012

    Northern Cape, Provincial Information Society Strategy Stakeholder Session

    The Northern Cape, Provincial Information Society Strategy Programme in the Republic of South Africa (INSPIRE) is nearing the completion of its work to develop an Information Society Strategy for the Province. Since 2008, with technical assistance from the Government of Finland, a re-iterative devel...
  • Mon
    Jun
    20
    2011

    Clean Audit outcome

    The Office of the Premier Northern Cape is very pleased to announce a very significant milestone in its history. For the first time the Department has received a Clean Audit outcome in that it received an Unqualified report with no matters for emphasis. This is a vast improvement from the 2008/2009 ...
  • Fri
    Jun
    17
    2011

    From oppression to a Humans Right Society

    South Africa's Human Rights Day, 21 March, is synonymous with an innocuous but historic township, Sharpeville. On 21 March 1960 at least 180 black people were injured and 69 killed when South African police opened fire on approximately 300 demonstrators, who were protesting against the pass laws, a...

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