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Department of Transport Launches Workshop to Educate the Minibus Taxi Industry

15 August 2010

Today marks the launch of a series of workshops organised by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works to educate the minibus taxi industry and metered taxi operators in the province about changes in the public transport legislation. Read More

Media Alert: Women defend their safety

15 August 2010

Women's safety is high priority this month and as part of their programs honouring women this Women's Month, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, City of Cape Town and SAPS will, on Tuesday 17 August 2010 at 10h00 at the Hanover Park... Read More

Department of Transport Launches Workshop to Educate the Minibus Taxi Industry

15 August 2010

Today marks the launch of a series of workshops organised by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works to educate the minibus taxi industry and metered taxi operators in the province about changes in the public transport legislation. Read More

Fifty Five Drunk Drivers Arrested Over Weekend During Provincial Traffic 'Safely Home' Operation

14 August 2010

Due to increased law enforcement efforts Provincial Traffic Services manage to get fifty five (55) drunk drivers safely off the road, we also arrested a motorist for having twenty five (25) mandrax tablets in his possession, and a motorist for... Read More

Motor Vehicle Accident on the N7

12 August 2010

Following an accident this morning on the N7, one male driver was declared dead on arrival and another male passenger is in a critical condition after a motor vehicle collision, before the Philadelphia turn off around 07h40 (August 13, 2010). Read More

Provincial Cabinet Approves Western Cape Provincial School Education Amendment Bill

11 August 2010

I am pleased to announce that the Provincial Cabinet has approved the referral of the Western Cape Provincial School Education Amendment Bill to the provincial legislature for processing. Read More

Minister Sakkie Jenner to Visit Initiation Site in Langa

11 August 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr. Sakkie Jenner will tomorrow Thursday 12 August 2010 be visiting the amaXhosa initiation site, in Langa. Read More

Children's Smiles Fixed in Surgery Partnership

11 August 2010

This year's annual Smile Week, at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, which took place from August 2 until August 6, was a huge success, with twenty four (24) children undergoing cleft lip and palate, cranio-facial and hand surgeries - nine... Read More

Metro Emergency Medical Services Responded to Accident at Paper Mill, Parow

11 August 2010

Bellville, Cape Town - Metro Emergency Medical Services responded to a call out at 11h45 in Beaconvale, Parow earlier today after a member of the public caught his hands at a paper mill while on duty. Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Brief the Media on the Western Cape Provincial Education Bill

10 August 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be briefing media on the Western Cape Provincial School Education Bill. This follows the decision by the Provincial Cabinet to refer the Bill to the Provincial Legislature for processing. Read More

Provincial Education Drive to Enroll Learners Early for 2011

10 August 2010

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has launched a drive to persuade parents to register their children early for school next year, if their children are starting primary or high school, or if they are changing schools in 2011. Read More

Opening of the Renovated Paediatric Oncology Ward

10 August 2010

Tuesday, 10 August was the official opening of the newly renovated paediatric oncology ward at Tygerberg Children's Hospital, situated in Tygerberg Hospital. Read More

Minister Sakkie Jenner Calls On All Capetonians to Support Local Soccer

10 August 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr. Sakkie Jenner has called upon all Capetonians to support local soccer.Jenner's call follows the announcement that two matches will be played at the New Cape Town Stadium on 27... Read More

Minister Grant Reviews Effects of Stayaway

9 August 2010

Reports received from our district offices indicate that 7% (102) of our schools closed as a result of today's industrial strike action.Reports also indicate that just over a quarter (26%) of educators were absent from work. Read More

Thirty Five Arrested Over Weekend During Provincial 'Safely Home' Operations

8 August 2010

Provincial Traffic Services arrested thirty one (31) drunk drivers, two (2) drivers for overloading their goods vehicles and two (2) persons for the possession of dagga, during operations over the past long weekend.During operations: Read More

South African First: Scientific Disaster Publication

6 August 2010

Today the Minister of Local Government, Anton Bredell, launched a South African scientific first with the release of the Risk and Development Annual Review (RADAR) publication, at the Annual Risk Seminar held at the University of the Western Cape. Read More

Helping Moms in Need of Healthcare

5 August 2010

The Mitchell's Plain Community Health Care (CHC) facility has recently extended its Day-Time Services to accommodate working women. This initiative forms part of the CHC's role in empowering women during the Department's focus on Women's Health. Read More

MEC Outlines Plans for Tuesday's Public Service Stayaway

5 August 2010

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is prepared for the upcoming stayaway by educator unions this coming Tuesday and has a number of contingency plans in place. Read More

Minister Sakkie Jenner Appoints New Council of Heritage Western Cape

4 August 2010

Minister Sakkie Jenner Appoints New Council of Heritage Western Cape Read More

Media Alert: Tygerberg Hospital's Women's Celebration

4 August 2010

Tygerberg Hospital will today host a Women's Day celebration sponsored by Old Mutual, Exact Stores and the Voluntary Aid Services. Read More

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