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National Public Participation Week: Taking Government to the People

10 November 2009

As part of National Public Participation Week Premier Helen Zille and her Cabinet will be taking Government to the People. Read More

Tygerberg Academic Hospital's 20th Hartman Memorial Lecture

10 November 2009

Tygerberg Academic Hospital hosted its 20th Hartman Ceremony Awards today for nursing staff in recognition of their excellent services rendered during the year.  Read More

Community Safety MEC Max attends Long Service Ceremony and Public Participation Meeting

10 November 2009

1. The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. MEC Max, will address 26 employees of the Department, when they will receive their *Long Service certificates during a ceremony on 12 November 2009. (* 26 Community Safety employees with 20 and 30 continuous... Read More

Shooting Incident Claiming the Lives of Woman and Traffic Officer to be Investigated

9 November 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max. Read More

MEC Grant Supports Compensation for Schools for Fee Exempt Learners

8 November 2009

"In an Open, Opportunity Society for All, every learner has the opportunity to realise his or her full potential through access to a good education. Read More

Clampdown on Traffic Offenders, especially Drunk Drivers, to be Maintained

8 November 2009

The Integrated Summer Traffic Law Enforcement Programme is closing the gate on all transgressors of the roads. This clampdown will be maintained throughout the Festive Season, said the MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max. Read More

Official Opening of Tygerberg Hospital's Central Sterilisation Service Department

5 November 2009

After concerns and professional advice by the Infection Control and Prevention Unit at Tygerberg Hospital, a project was launched 18 months ago to revamp the new Central Sterilisation Service Department (CSSD). Read More

First Wheelchair Challenge in Mitchell's Plain Hosted by Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre

5 November 2009

The Department of Health's Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre (WCRC) and the QuadPara Association of the Western Cape (QAWC) will join forces in holding the first Mitchell's Plain Wheelchair Challenge. The main objective of the event is to market... Read More

Santaco Western Cape is the Official and Only Representative of the Mini Bus Taxi Industry in the Province

4 November 2009

The management of the SANTACO Western Cape Provincial Taxi Council (SANTACO) met with the Minister yesterday to discuss a range of issues. Mr Philip Taaibosch, National Secretary General of SANTACO was also present. Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of Tygerberg Hospital's Central Sterilisation Service Department

4 November 2009

Professor Craig Househam, Head of the Western Cape Department of Health, will officially open the new Central Sterilisation Service Department (CSSD) of Tygerberg Hospital. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Max to Visit Kewtown, Athlone After Gang-Related Violence

4 November 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, will visit several houses in Kewtown, Athlone, on Friday, 6 November 2009. During this visit Max will interact with residents on the recent spate of gang-related shooting in the area and also visit... Read More

Cabinet Supports Declaration of a Local Disaster in the Eden District

3 November 2009

Anton Bredell, the Provincial Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning today announced the resolution by Provincial Cabinet to support the declaration of a local disaster in the drought stricken area's of the Eden... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner Congratulates Springbok Coach, Peter de Villiers

2 November 2009

As the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation it is indeed an honour for me to congratulate Springbok Coach, Peter De Villiers for being awarded the Absa Coach of the Year. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: N1 Heavy Vehicle Accident

1 November 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) and Metro Rescue is currently on the scene of an accident on the N1 outgoing, at the Old Oak Turnoff. A heavy duty vehicle, carrying radio-active material, turned over... Read More

Western Cape Arts and Culture Organisations Receive R6 Million from MEC Jenner at Cheque Handover Ceremony

1 November 2009

Over R6 million will be awarded to deserving Arts and Culture organisations in the Western Cape. The funds will be distributed at a cheque handover ceremony, hosted by provincial minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Minister Sakkie... Read More