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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 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

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

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: 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

A Legend has been Lost with the Passing of Jazz Star Winston Mankunku Ngozi

12 October 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr. Sakkie Jenner has expressed his heartfelt sympathy to the family of the late Winston Mankunku Ngozi, saying 'a Cape Town and South African jazz legend has been lost.' Read More

MEC Grant: Teacher Vacancy Lists Attract Strong Interest

12 October 2009

"We are pleased by the strong interest shown in response to the latest advertisements for teachers in the province," said MEC for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant on Tuesday. Read More

Media Alert: Programme of MEC Max for 14-15 October 2009

12 October 2009

1. National Minister of Police, Mr. Nathi Mthetwa and MEC Max visit family of slain street committee member, Mr. Mervyn Jacobs Venue: 41 Hugenote Street, TafelsigDate: Wednesday, 14 October 2009Time: 08:30 Read More

MEC Max Condemns Shooting of Another Mitchells Plain Street Committee Member

11 October 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, has condemned the killing of another Mitchells Plain street committee member, Mr. Mervyn Jacobs in the early hours of Saturday morning. He also expressed his condolences to the family of Jacobs. Read More

World Mental Health Day

8 October 2009

Tomorrow, 10 October 2009 is World Mental Health Day. Read More

Chapman's Peak Open in Time for Summer

8 October 2009

The Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle has, today, re-opened Chapman's Peak Drive. Minister Carlisle is relieved that Chapman's Peak Drive will now be open for traffic following a 16 months closure. Read More

MEC Grant to Attend Launch of the Dinaledi Education Coaching Programme

7 October 2009

The Dinaledi Educational Coaching project aims to improve matriculation mathematics, science and technology results in Dinaledi schools through Educational Coaching. Read More

MEC Grant pays Tribute to Teachers on World Teachers Day

5 October 2009

"Today is a celebration to say thank you to our teachers for the outstanding work they do in our classrooms across the Western Cape," said MEC for education in the Western Cape on Monday. Read More

Stepped Up Law Enforcement a Permanent Feature on Provincial Roads

5 October 2009

The public must get used to increased visibility of and engagement by traffic officers on all provincial roads. Increased law enforcement, that includes, roadblocks and vehicle check points, will become a permanent feature on provincial roads, said... Read More

MEC Grant: Matric Examination - Final Days to Prepare

4 October 2009

"A total of 48 492 full-time and part-time learners in the Western Cape will start writing the 2009 Senior Certificate examinations on Monday, 26 October," said MEC for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant on Monday. Read More

MEC Grant to Pay Tribute to Teachers on World Teachers Day

4 October 2009

On Monday, 5 October 2009, MEC for Education in the Western Cape Donald Grant will be paying tribute to our Province's teachers on World Teachers Day. Read More

MEC Lennit Max: Zero Tolerance Approach to Traffic Violators

4 October 2009

The public must get used to increased visibility of and engagement by traffic officers on all provincial roads. Increased law enforcement, that includes, roadblocks and vehicle check points, will become a permanent feature on provincial roads, said... Read More

MEC Condems Police Brutality after Man Dies in Cells

4 October 2009

The Minister for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, condemned the alleged brutality by eight Khayelitsha based police officials after a detainee died in police custody. Read More

Statement by Minister Robin Carlisle on New Bus Subsidy System.

2 October 2009

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works and Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS) (Pty) Ltd have, on Wednesday 30 September, reached an agreement to change bus subsidy from a passenger to a kilometer based system - necessitated by a... Read More

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