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MEC Grant Attends the Launch of the Write Round SA Expedition

31 August 2009

This morning, MEC for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant attended the launch of the Write Round SA Expedition at Heinz Park Primary School in Phillipi. The Write round SA expedition focuses on the distribution of writing materials and lap... Read More

MEC Grant Extends his Best Wishes to Team Zeallous

31 August 2009

The Ministry for Education in the Western Cape would like to extend its full support to the members of Team Zeallous from Stellenbosch High School who will be competing in the 2009 Formula One in Schools World Championships in England on the 15th of... Read More

MEC Max Condemns Another Shooting of a Police Officer

30 August 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max today said that the shooting of a police officer in Dieprivier is absolutely shocking, especially as the death of this officer become part of violent crime statistics. Read More

Update on H1N1 in the Western Cape: 31 August 2009

30 August 2009

The Influenza A (H1N1) pandemic is currently placing major pressure on State health services in the Western Cape and in particular the critical care services within our hospitals. The H1N1 influenza pandemic has particularly impacted on younger... Read More

MEC Max Congratulates Provincial Traffic Officers on Outstanding Achievements

30 August 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max today invited the three Provincial Traffic Officers who received certificates for outstanding work during the Road Traffic and Management Cooperation (RTMC) Gala Awards ceremony on Thursday , 27 August... Read More

MEC Max Will Attend the Memorial Service of Slain Police Officer

30 August 2009

The MEC Adv. Lennit Max will attend the memorial service of the slain police officer, Const. Percy R. Masiu who was tragically killed whilst on duty on Saturday, 29 August 2009 in Constantia. Date: Tuesday, 1st September Time: 10:00 Read More

MEC Lennit Max Starts Community Policing Forum (CPF) Roadshow in Cape Winelands and the Overberg

26 August 2009

The MEC for Department of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, will start the first leg of the Department's *Roadshow (August - November) for Community Safety Structures in the Cape Winelands and the Overberg. The MEC will be accompanied by... Read More

Press Conference on the Rebuilding of Tygerberg Hospital as a Mega Project

26 August 2009

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, invites all media to a press conference that will provide detailed information on the rebuilding of Tygerberg Hospital as a mega project. Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Launch Riaan Loots Campaign

25 August 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner and his department will this weekend be launching the second phase of its Riaan Loots Campaign in the Wilderness near George. The Campaign will be run in... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Send Off Members Participating in the Deaflympics

25 August 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Minister Sakkie Jenner, will on Thursday 27 August 2009 be sending off 10 SA Deaflympics team members, from the Western Cape, who will be representing the country at this year's... Read More

Nomsa Mapongwana Primary School gets Scholar Patrol

24 August 2009

The MEC for Community Safety in the Western Cape, Adv. Lennit. Max; the CEO of the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) and international delegates will be handing-over the scholar patrol equipment to Nomsa Mapongwana Primary School in... Read More

Programme for Community Safety's Traffic Directorate's Women's Month

24 August 2009

This week's programme for Community Safety's Traffic Directorate's Women's Month: Monday, 24 August 2009 WOMEN IN ACTION Venue: Gene Louw College, Brackenfell Time: 10H00 - 16H00 Read More

Chrysalis Academy Host High Tea in Celebration of Women's Month

24 August 2009

The *Chrysalis Academy in Tokai hosted their HIGH TEA in celebration "All Women - Past, Present and Future". View Programme Read More

Western Cape Education Department Explores E-Learning Options

17 August 2009

In reply to questions in the Provincial Legislature on Tuesday, MEC for Education Donald Grant said that the Department was currently testing a range of technology options with the view to improving the quality of teaching in the classroom. Read More

New Somerset Hospital to Lay a Cornerstone Celebrating 150 Years of Existence

16 August 2009

18 August 2009 marks the laying of the Cornerstone of the Western Cape Department of Health's New Somerset Hospital. Read More

Minister Winde Surprises Tourism Offices by Performing Spot-Check Walk-Ins

16 August 2009

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, has embarked on a province-wide campaign initiated to ensure that ahead of 2010, the Western Cape's tourism offices are performing at their best. Read More

2nd Quarter Review of the Current State and Short-Term Prospects for the Western Cape Economy

16 August 2009

Press Release: 2nd Quarter Review of the Current State and Short-Term Prospects for the Western Cape Economy Read More

Update on H1N1 in the Western Cape: 14 August 2009

13 August 2009

The latest statistics from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases reveal that 430 people in the Western Cape have tested positively for H1N1. Attached is a map of the province that shows the affected areas. Read More

MEC Lennit Max to meet with Communities and Community Policing Forums

13 August 2009

Programme for MEC Adv. Lennit Max 13, 14 and 15 August 2009.Thursday 13 August 2009 at 19:00 in ElimMEC Lennit Max address 300 people in Elim regarding policing needs. Venue: Elim Community Hall Read More

Department Of the Premier Diverts Women's Month Events Funds To Bursaries For Girls

12 August 2009

Statement by Helen Zille The Department of the Premier in the Western Cape Provincial Government has decided to cancel all of its Women's Month events for 2009 and instead use the funds for bursaries for girl primary school learners. Read More