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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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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