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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Hospital Gives Record Number of Children Specialised Procedure in One Day

11 July 2010

On Friday 9 July 2010, five children, two of whom are younger than two months old, have had vascular access lines inserted in their neck veins at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital. Read More

Western Cape Prepared and Ready for the Start of the Third School Term

11 July 2010

Tomorrow, almost one million learners across the Western Cape will be returning to school for the start of the third term. Read More

Hospital Gives Record Number of Children Specialised Procedure in One Day

11 July 2010

On Friday 9 July 2010, five children, two of whom are younger than two months old, have had vascular access lines inserted in their neck veins at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital. Read More

HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) Campaign roll-out in Province

11 July 2010

Earlier this year in May, the Department of Health launched the provincial HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) campaign. Read More

MEC backs Cape Flats Learners in Preparation for the Job Market

11 July 2010

Today I visited the Vrygrond Community Centre, where the Department of Community Safety in conjunction with Etafeni (a community development organisation) is working with unemployed youth from the Vrygrond community and surrounds, to empower and... Read More

De Novo Treatment Centre - Leading Africa!

8 July 2010

The Department of Social Development is proud to announce that their De Novo treatment centre is the first in-patient drug and alcohol treatment facility in Africa to achieve international accreditation. Read More

The Department of Social Development- Giving Youth Hope

8 July 2010

The Department of Social Development, will be hosting Youth Participation Workshops for youth with disabilities, during the month of July 2010. Read More

Temporary Closure of Beaufort West Museum

7 July 2010

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the Board of Trustees of the Beaufort West Museum announces the closure of the Beaufort West Museum for construction during the period 14 July to 31 September 2010. Read More

Media Statement: Sakkie Jenner on passing of Robbie Jansen

7 July 2010

It is with a great sense of loss that the Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner, learnt of the passing of Cape Town Jazz Maestro, Robbie Jansen. Read More

Global Fund Hands over R1.2 Billion for Province's HIV/Aids Programme

6 July 2010

The Western Cape Department of Health has been granted R1.2 billion (over the next 6 years) for provincial HIV/AIDS programmes by the Global Fund. Read More

Media Alert: Official Acknowledgment of the Hand-Over of Funds to the Western Cape Department of Health

5 July 2010

The event is an acknowledgment of the hand-over of funds, officiated by Dr Fareed Abdullah, representing the Global Fund, and Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, for the funding of Western Cape HIV programmes. Read More

MEC Welcomes Changes to the Education Curriculum

5 July 2010

The Western Cape Ministry for Education largely welcomes today's announcement on changes to the education curriculum by Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga. Read More

Western Cape Health Minister Orders Probe into Shortage of Chronic Medication

4 July 2010

Following the surfacing last week of a shortage of chronic medication mainly at clinics in the Metropole, Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, requested a detailed investigation into the reasons for the shortages, as well as proposals to... Read More

One Hundred Days to Go before first National Certificate Examination

3 July 2010

With one hundred (100) days to go before the first National Senior Certificate Examination, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is prepared and ready. Read More

Traffic Authorities Act Swiftly to Avoid another Bus Accident

1 July 2010

Proactive behaviour on the part of traffic authorities has today led to another SA Roadlink bus driver being arrested on charges of reckless and negligent driving. Read More

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