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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Transport and Public Works MEC Angered by this Morning's Accident

24 October 2010

Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle is outraged by this morning's accident in which a woman was killed when her car collided with a passenger train at the level crossing between Paarl and Klapmuts. Read More

Education MEC Appeals to Matrics to Celebrate Responsibly During and After their Examinations

23 October 2010

After an eventful year, the time has now come for our Class of 2010 to write their final examinations. Read More

Liquor Conference Highlights Burden of Alcohol on Health Budget

23 October 2010

This weekend, with role players from across the province gathering at the second annual Liquor Conference to discuss the new provincial liquor legislation, and the City of Cape Town's by-law on trading hours, it is important to point out the huge... Read More

MEC De Lille Addresses Liquor Conference, on 'Impact of Alcohol Abuse' in Province

21 October 2010

Patricia de Lille, Western Cape Minister for Social Development, will be the keynote speaker on the second day of the Province's second Annual Liquor Conference. Read More

Triumph For South African Disabled Athletes

21 October 2010

Triumph For South African Disabled Athletes Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Education Department Honours 2010 Teaching Awards Finalists

21 October 2010

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will be honouring the forty-four (44) regional and provincial winners of the Western Cape 2010 Teaching Awards at a ceremony in Stellenbosch. Read More

Western Cape Education Department Honours Western Cape's Teachers

21 October 2010

The Western Cape Education Department tonight are honouring the forty-four (44) regional and provincial winners of the Western Cape 2010 Teaching Awards at a ceremony in Stellenbosch. Read More

Fifteen Million Rand Mobile Laboratory for HIV Counselling and Testing on its Way to Cape Town

20 October 2010

Following the joint venture between the Western Cape provincial government and the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany, the R15 million mobile laboratory for HIV Counselling and Testing is now on its way to the province. Read More

Overberg Arts Week

20 October 2010

Overberg Arts Week Read More

Ukwakana School Uniform Design Competition

20 October 2010

Ukwakana School Uniform Design Competition. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Meet Boxer Mzonke "The Rose of Khayelitsha" Fana

20 October 2010

This morning, Premier Helen Zille will be meeting Mzonke Fana who recently won the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Super Featherweight title. Read More

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Students Donate Ten Thousand Rand to Khayelitsha Community Health Centre

19 October 2010

On Wednesday, 20 October 2010, a group of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) students from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) donated ten thousand rand (R10 000) to the Khayelitsha Site B Community Health Centre. Read More

Media Alert: MEC De Lille To Address Khayelitsha Residents at OR Tambo Sports Complex Tomorrow Morning

19 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille, will tomorrow address the Khayelitsha community in the OR Tambo Sports Complex, about the progress of the Department's Community Nutrition and Development Centres (CNDCs) strategy for the area. Read More

Backing the Most Important Team of 2010

19 October 2010

Good afternoonI am delighted to have this opportunity to address our Grade twelve (12) learners before the official start of the final National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations next Monday. Read More

Media Alert: Thousands of Grade Twelve Learners to be Beamed Matric Message of Support via Satellite

18 October 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister will be addressing thousands of learners at various schools across the province through a live satellite transmission. (Please see virtual classroom map attached) Read More

Western Cape Government Releases Strategic Plan on Integrating Service Delivery for Maximum Impact

18 October 2010

The only way for people and communities to receive tangible and real service delivery is through the effective coordination of all three spheres of government. Read More

MEC De Lille Releases Findings of Investigation Into Pinelands Partial Care Facility

17 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille, has today released the findings of a departmental investigation into the registration status of Aunty Dawn's Day Care (a Partial Care facility) in Pinelands. Read More

Safely Home Operations Arrest Truck Driver with Twenty Nine Bags of Dagga on Route to Cape Town

16 October 2010

Provincial traffic stopped a truck coming from Eastern Cape Province on route to Cape Town, in the early hours of Sunday (17/10/2010). Read More

Until We Change Driver Behaviour, Road Fatalities will Continue

15 October 2010

In the early hours of this morning, eleven (11) people lost their lives in a head-on collision between two (2) minibus taxis. The tragic accident happened between Laingsburg and Beaufort West when a driver took a reckless decision to overtake in the... Read More

Working Together to Improve Education Outcomes in Khayelitsha

14 October 2010

Extract of a speech by Minister Donald Grant at the 7th Khayelitsha Development Conference - Charles Morkels Hall, Strand. Read More

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