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Car Accident Injuring Deputy Minister will be Thoroughly Investigated

31 October 2009

The Minister for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, is deeply shocked with the tragic accident in which the National Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Mrs. Zou Kota-Fredericks and her driver were seriously injured in a head-on collision on... Read More

Operation Vala Closes the Roads for 40 Drunk Drivers

29 October 2009

Thirty seven (37) drivers were arrested during an Operation *Vala roadblock held on the N2 (next to the Cape Town International) by Police and Provincial Traffic on Friday night. Only four drunk drivers were arrested at the other nine similar road... Read More

Official Handover of Vanguard Art Clinic

29 October 2009

The Western Cape has a very well managed health system, which is placed under immense pressure by the province's ever growing population. More people make use of the health system, which requires more service points. Read More

Police will Hunt Twelve Murderers of Baby Onele Down

29 October 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, slammed the coldhearted attack by twelve unidentified men on the household of Mfuleni businessman, Mr. Siya Dyofile, fatally wounding his six month-old child, Onele. Read More

Media Alert: Cecilia Makiwane Recognition Awards for Nurses 2009

28 October 2009

To recognise the important role played by nurses, the Western Cape Department of Health will host its annual Cecilia Makiwane Recognition Awards for nurses on Friday, 30 October 2009. Read More

Media Alert: Official Handover of Vanguard Art Clinic

28 October 2009

The South African Medical and Education Foundation will hand over a newly constructed ARV/TB Clinic at the Vanguard Community Health Centre to the Western Cape Provincial Department of Health. Read More

Premier to Launch 'Football Friday' at Philippi Stadium

27 October 2009

Premier Helen Zille will launch 'Football Friday' in the Western Cape at the Philippi Stadium on Friday afternoon 30 October 2009 at 15:00. Read More

Extracts from MEC Max's Diary for 26-29 October 2009

25 October 2009

(*this clips does not include the MEC's other Ministerial commitments for this week) Tuesday, 27 October 2009 1. Community Policing Forums in the Metro (last leg of CPF Road Show) Read More

Zero Tolerance towards Drunk Drivers

24 October 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has expressed his appreciation that 29 drivers were removed from the Province's roads during a roadblock held on the N2 (next to the Cape Town International) by Police and Provincial Traffic on Friday... Read More

Murderers of Innocent Children will be Hunted, Caught and Brought to Justice

24 October 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has expressed his appreciation that the alleged murderer and rapist of a seven (7) year old girl from Sir Lowrys Pass have been arrested on Sunday morning by the police. Read More

Media Alert: Family Education Day at Tygerberg Hospital

22 October 2009

The Nephrology ward at Tygerberg Hospital will host a family education day on Saturday, 24th October 2009. The day aims at educating relatives of patients with kidney disease on the methods of treatment and a general knowledge of kidney failure. Read More

Western Cape's Municipalities render best Service Delivery

22 October 2009

The Western Cape's municipalities render very good service on the whole in comparison with the rest of the country, says Mr. Anton Bredell, Provincial Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning. Read More

MEC Grant wishes Matrics all the best for Upcoming Exams

22 October 2009

This afternoon Western Cape Minister of Education Donald Grant extended his best wishes to all candidates writing the National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

MEC Grant: Employee Arrested for alleged Fraud

21 October 2009

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has suspended an employee who allegedly defrauded the department of about R1-million. The woman was involved in a special project to supply schools with learning and teaching materials. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Max Speaks at Wreath Laying Ceremony for Officers who Died in the Line of Duty

21 October 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max will deliver the keynote address during a combined ceremony to commemorate officers who died in the line of duty as well as members of the public who died in crime incidents and road accidents. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Grant to send Message to Matrics

20 October 2009

Tomorrow, MEC for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant will be visiting Zeekoevlei Secondary in Lotus River. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Grant to visit SA's Top School

18 October 2009

Yesterday, Westerford High School was named South Africa's top school in a survey commissioned by the Sunday Times. Tomorrow, MEC Grant will be visiting the school to meet and congratulate the teachers and the principal who played such a vital role... Read More

Boost for Sterilisation Services in the Western Cape

15 October 2009

Reproductive health care should be available, accessible, appropriate and affordable to all those who require it. The use of family planning is often influenced by education, place of residence and means. Read More

Media Alert: Boost for Sterilisation Services in the Western Cape

15 October 2009

The Association for Voluntary Sterilisation of South Africa (AVSSA) and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Tygerberg Hospital have united in a joint venture to better the quality of sterilisation services in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Amended Standing Committee Schedule October 14, 2009

13 October 2009

Cape Town, Wednesday, October 14, 2009: amended Standing Committee Schedule for today, October 14: Standing Committee on Finance, Economic Development and 2010 World CupTime: 09:00 to 13:00Venue: Committee Room 2, 4th Floor Read More