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MEC Grant Shocked at Death of Two Grade 12 Learners

15 November 2009

Western Cape Education MEC Donald Grant has expressed his sadness upon hearing of the tragic deaths of two Grade 12 learners in a car accident in Pinelands today. Read More

MEC Max Condemn the Killing of Another Child

15 November 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max conveys his condolences to the family of the murdered eight (8) year old Yunus Desai whose body was found near Rocklands, Mitchells Plain on Sunday.  Read More

MEC Max Condemn Assault on Traffic Officers

15 November 2009

The Minister of Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max strongly condemned the assault on two Provincial Traffic officers by a drunken driver and his passengers near Macassar on Sunday afternoon.  Read More

MEC Strongly Condemns Disruption of Matric Examinations

12 November 2009

MEC Donald Grant has today condemned, in the strongest possible terms, the disruptions of the National Senior Certificate Examinations at Langa Secondary School. Read More

Global Diabetes Run/Walk

12 November 2009

In South Africa, approximately one in five people over the age of 35 years have type 2 diabetes and more than 50% of them do not even know it.  Read More

MEC Grant Seeks Urgent Interdict Against COSAS

12 November 2009

 Minister for Education in the Western Cape, Donald Grant, has strongly condemned the disruption of a second examination centre at Thembelihle High School in Khayelitsha on Friday.  Read More

Motorcycle Club to Host a Party for Children at Brooklyn Chest Hospital

12 November 2009

The Bad News Motorcycle Club will host a party for children living with Tuberculosis (TB) at the Brooklyn Chest Hospital.  Read More

Diarrhoeal Disease Season

12 November 2009

From November 2009 to May 2010, health measures across the Province will be in place to combat the expected high case-load of children with diarrhoea. Read More

MEC Grant: Announcement on the Future of Hospital Schools in the Province

11 November 2009

One of the first items that were placed on my agenda when entering this office was the proposal to close the province's seven hospital schools. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Grant to Announce the Future of Hospital Schools in the Western Cape

11 November 2009

Tomorrow, MEC for Education in the Western Cape, Donald Grant, will be making an announcement on the future of hospital schools in the Western Cape. Read More

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

Minister Carlisle Challenges Vehicle Testing Stations to Join Safely Home

10 November 2009

Minister of Transport Robin Carlisle has challenged the 95 vehicle testing stations throughout the province to provide Free Safety Checks to motorists in time for the festive season. 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

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

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

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

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

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