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Youth in Housing Launch in Knysna

13 September 2009

Today we are sending a strong signal to the people of this province that young people are the leaders of tomorrow. We must nurture them and invest in them. Read More

MEC Max Condemns Reckless Driving after Collision on R27

10 September 2009

The Minister for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, regrets the death of a female driver who died in a head on collision with a bus carrying more than 40 police students on the R27 on Friday. Read More

Bus Accident on R27

10 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is currently at an accident scene on the R27 between the Atlantis and Melkbosstrand turnoff. A South African Police Services (SAPS) Bus and VW Jetta were involved in this... Read More

6-year-old Drummer, Daniel Petersen III, Visited Tygerberg Children's Hospital

9 September 2009

Six-year-old drummer, Daniel Petersen III, visited Tygerberg Children's Hospital today. The Daniel Petersen Foundation has identified the Tygerberg Children's Hospital as the beneficiary of Daniel's humanitarian efforts. Read More

6 Year Old Drummer, Daniel Petersen III visits Tygerberg Children's Hospital

9 September 2009

On 10 September 2009, South Africa's youngest and most famous, six-year-old drummer, Daniel Petersen III, will be visiting Tygerberg Children's Hospital. Not only will Daniel hand out educational books and toys but he will also perform for the... Read More

MEC Jenner to Hand Over Funds to the Organisers of the Laingsburg Ultra Marathon

9 September 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner, will on Friday 11 September 2009 be handing over a cheque to the organisers of the Laingsburg Ultra Marathon. Read More

Railway Accident

8 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health's Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) received a call this morning at 09:24 about a railway accident. A train drove over a Light Duty Vehicle between the Stellenbosch and Vlottenberg Railway stations. Read More

MEC Max Praises Police on Another Foiled Hijacking

8 September 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, wishes to congratulate the Organised Crime Unit as well as the Intervention Unit of the South African Police Service for foiling a planned hijacking of a cash delivering van in Kuilsriver on Monday. Read More

N2 Taxi Accident

7 September 2009

The Western Cape Department of Health Metro EMS received a call at 13:05 today of a taxi accident. A taxi lost control and overturned on the N2 incoming, pass the Athlone turnoff. Read More

MEC Max Visits Gugulethu Youth Development Council (GYDC)

6 September 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, will today meet the project leaders of the Gugulethu Youth Development Council (GYDC) who will divulge plans to combat the negative impact of substance abuse and gangsterism on their community. Read More

Public Transport Vehicles Without Operating Licenses will be Impounded

6 September 2009

The Minister of Transport Robin Carlisle today met with one of the SA Roadlink's senior managers. Mr. Read More

Tenants and Landlords Must Know their Rights and Responsibilities

6 September 2009

The rights of tenants and landlords are set out in the 1999 Rental Housing Act, but anecdotal evidence suggests that these rights are not as well known and understood as they could be. Read More

Minister Summons Bus Company; Contemplates Confiscation

5 September 2009

Minister Robin Carlisle will summon SA Roadlink to a meeting early next week to explain why its buses continue to disregard traffic and transportation laws despite its assurances to the Minister in July that it was committed to comply with all... Read More

MEC Max Raises Concerns as Another SA Roadlink Bus is Taken Off the Road

4 September 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, expresses his deep concerns on the news that another SA Roadlink bus was pulled off the N1 near the Hugenot tunnel on Friday evening. Read More

MEC Max Codemns Rape of Two Year Old and Cautions Parents on Unsafe Households

3 September 2009

The MEC for Community Safety, Adv. Lennit Max, strongly condemns the alleged rape of a two year old girl from Delft. This after a 23 year old suspect, who is the girl's uncle, has been arrested by police on 2nd September. Read More

Update on Hot Air Balloon Crash in Oudtshoorn

2 September 2009

Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) reported yesterday about a hot air balloon incident in Oudtshoorn in which two people were slightly injured. Read More

Lansdowne Road Bus Accident

1 September 2009

Metro EMS (Emergency Medical Services) received a call at 08:57 this morning (Monday 24 August) of a bus accident in Landsdowne Road, Mannenberg. A bus drove into the rear of another bus under the Vanguard Drive Bridge, in the direction of Wetton. Read More

Hot Air Balloon Crashes in Oudtshoorn

1 September 2009

Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS) received a call at 07:19 this morning (Wednesday 02 September 2009) of a hot air balloon that crash-landed in the Oudtshoorn district. The incident happened on the Stolsvlakte Road. Read More

MEC Jenner will be sending off a South African Homeless Street Soccer Team to the Homeless World Cup

1 September 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner will tomorrow, 3 September 2009, be sending off the South African Homeless Street Soccer Team, who will be participating in the Homeless World Cup, later this... Read More

Western Cape Education Department Invests R156-Million in School Libraries

1 September 2009

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is investing R156-million over five years to expand access to school libraries in the province. Read More

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