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Pedestrian Safety is the Responsibility of Pedestrians and Drivers

6 December 2009

The Minister for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has warned motorists to be alert at all times to the safety of pedestrians when driving on our roads.  Read More

Festive Season Neglect and Abuse of Children Inexcusable - MEC Max

6 December 2009

The Minister for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has appealed to parents and caregivers to ensure that their children are well looked after over the festive season.  Read More

Minister Grant Announces Decision on the Future of Langunya Finishing School

6 December 2009

After careful consideration and deliberation, I have come to my final decision on the future of Lagunya Finishing School. This decision, I believe, will be in the best interests of the students at Lagunya.  Read More

MEC Max Condemn the Killing of Three Farm Workers in Beaufort West

5 December 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, today reacted with shock on the shooting incident on Saturday when a 37 year old caretaker apparently shot and killed three workers, Mrs. Lena Nuwegeld (85), Mr. Hendrik September (64) and Mr. Read More

Tygerberg Children's Hospital Christmas Party

3 December 2009

Tygerberg Children's Hospital hosted their annual Christmas party for 400 children today. These children come from the surrounding communities and have been inpatients or outpatients at the Children's Hospital.  Read More

International Day for People with Disabilities

3 December 2009

On Thursday 03 December 2009, the Department of Health's Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre (WCRC) for persons with physical disabilities, celebrated International Day for People with Disabilities. Read More

Media Alert: Time Adjustment and Additional Press Conference

3 December 2009

Press conference 1 Minister Grant to announce decision on the future of Lagunya Finishing SchoolOn Monday, 7 December 2009, Minister for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant will announce the future of Lagunya Finishing School. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Grant to Announce Decision on the Future of Lagunya Finishing School

2 December 2009

On Monday, 7 December 2009, Minister for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant will announce the future of Lagunya Finishing School. Venue: Minister's Boardroom. 23rd floor Sanlam Building, Golden AcreTime: 11:00 Read More

Official Opening of Albow Gardens Community Health Centre

2 December 2009

Health Minister Theuns Botha and Deputy Mayor of City of Cape Town, Ian Neilson officially opened the Albow Gardens Community Heath Centre today.  Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of Albow Gardens Community Health Centre

1 December 2009

Health Minister Theuns Botha and the Deputy Mayor of City of Cape Town, Ian Neilson, will officially open the Albow Gardens Community Heath Centre (CHC) on Thursday 03 December 2009.  Read More

Media Alert: International Day for People with Disabilities

1 December 2009

On Thursday 03 December 2009, the Department of Health's Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre (WCRC) for persons with physical disabilities will celebrate International Day for People with Disabilities. Read More

Shopping Malls Safer for Festive Season with Help of Police and Public

30 November 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Read More

Media Alert: Gynae Triage Opens

30 November 2009

Groote Schuur Hospital will have the official opening of the Gynae Triage. The upgrade took place in the ward after a generous sponsorship from MERCK/MSD.  Read More

World AIDS Day 2009

30 November 2009

There are approximately 33 million people living with HIV throughout the world, with the number of people infected increasing every day. Around 95% of people living with HIV/AIDS reside in developing countries.  Read More

Driver Fatigue and Road Offences have a High Price

30 November 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, today cautioned against driver fatigue following an accident this morning on the N2 near Albertina in which three passengers in a Opel Corsa vehicle died when they were involved in a... Read More

Media Alert: N2 Albertinia Motor Vehicle Accident

30 November 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Metro Rescue is currently still on the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the N2, 10 kilometers from Albertinia in the direction of Riversdale.  Read More

Media Alert: MEC Max Meets with Mall Management on Safety during Festive Season

29 November 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, will meet with Mall Management (including, Mr. Kevin Roman, Chairperson of the SA Council of Shopping Centres)  Read More

Three New Initiatives to Take the Fight Against AIDS to the Next Level

29 November 2009

In a demonstrated effort to take the fight against AIDS to the next level, on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2009, the Western Cape Department of Health is announcing the intention to actively pursue three initiatives. Read More

Media Alert: World Aids Day

29 November 2009

This year's theme for World Aids Day is: "I am responsible, We are responsible and South Africa is taking responsibility". The international theme for this year is "Universal Access and Human Rights". This theme demands that we show leadership and... Read More

No Excuse for Child Abuse

29 November 2009

Parents who abuse their children will feel the full brunt of the law and will have to account to the courts of South Africa for their cold hearted deeds, says the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Read More

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