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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Occupational Therapists Celebrated at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

14 October 2010

This year, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital (RCWMCH) will host the annual Metro Occupational Therapists in Health forum at the Staff Education Centre on Friday October 15. Read More

MEC Patricia de Lille confirms department investigation into death of 5 month old baby at Pinelands Daycare centre

14 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille has ordered a departmental investigation into the death of a 5 month old baby at a Daycare centre in Pinelands. Read More

Heart Transplant Patient Turns 80

14 October 2010

Margaret Dickson had a heart transplant in 1993 at Groote Schuur Hospital. The hospital is proud that seventeen (17) years later, on Friday 15th October 2010, Mrs Dickson is able to celebrate her eightieth (80th) birthday. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's Challenge to Fathers after Baby Dumpings

14 October 2010

Minister Patricia de Lille has this morning challenged neglectful fathers in the Western Cape 'to restore their dignity by taking responsibility for their children.' Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's New Social Development Atlantis Office Launch Speech Notes

13 October 2010

Officially opening the doors of the new Atlantis Social Development office is a very proud moment for all of usAtlantis is a priority area for the Western Cape Government and this development is in line with a number of important Strategic... Read More

Education MEC Confirms Delivery of Desks and Chairs to Zisukhanyo Secondary School

13 October 2010

I am pleased to announce that the highly regrettable shortage of chairs and desks at Zisukhanyo Secondary School has been resolved. Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Takes a Stand Against Fraudulent Fundraising

13 October 2010

It has been brought to hospital management's attention that a number of people have been fundraising fraudulently under the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital name - some of them from as far away as KwaZulu-Natal. Read More

Official Opening of New Forensic Pathology and Emergency Medical Service Premises

13 October 2010

The official opening today of the Western Cape Forensic Pathology Services head office and Metro Emergency Medical Services Northern District, marks a new era in the history of Tygerberg Hospital. Read More

Media Alert: Community Safety MEC Hands Over New Cars to Provincial Traffic Officers

13 October 2010

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz will tomorrow hand over the first batch of Provincial Traffic Law Enforcement vehicles to officers at the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Present Paper at the Democracy Development Programme's Sixth Annual Conference

12 October 2010

Tomorrow, 14 October, Premier Helen Zille will present a paper at the Democracy Development Programme's sixth Annual Conference in Durban. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille Wants Khayelitsha to Help Department Eradicate Violence Against Children

12 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille has gone into Khayelitsha this morning with the message - "Ukuzala kukuzolula." Read More

New Forensic Pathology and Emergency Medical Service Premises to be Launched

12 October 2010

Minister of Health in the Western Cape, Mr Theuns Botha, will officially inaugurate the new premises for Forensic Pathology Se Read More

The Provincial Government of the Western Cape Strategy to Increase Wellness in the Western Cape

12 October 2010

We launch today our plan to increase the wellness of the people of the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Present Western Cape Provincial Audit Outcomes for 2009/2010

11 October 2010

Today, 12 October, Premier Helen Zille will be presenting the Western Cape provincial audit outcomes for 2009/2010 to the provincial legislature. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Fritz Takes Danny Cat to School

11 October 2010

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz will tomorrow visit Springdale Primary School in Mitchell's Plain, along with Danny Cat. Read More

Western Cape Government Announces Steps to Strengthen Numeracy and Literacy Strategy

11 October 2010

The Western Cape government has set bold targets to improve literacy and numeracy in the province by 2014. We will not rest until the majority of children in the province are able to read, write and calculate at the appropriate level. Read More

Media Alert: South African Housing Foundation Awards at Moyo, Spier Wine Estate

11 October 2010

Tonight, Tuesday 12 October 2010, Western Cape Minister for Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela will present Housing Awards to the winners at the awards ceremony scheduled to take place at Moyo, Spier Wine Estate. Read More

Media Alert: Strategic Objectives: Increasing Wellness in the Western Cape

10 October 2010

Over the past year, the Western Cape Government has launched the strategic objectives for education (24 November 2009), Transport (15 January 2010), environmental planning (7 July 2010), human settlements (23 August 2010) and economic development... Read More

Matric Examinations: Western Cape Education Department Prepared and Ready

10 October 2010

"With just two weeks to go, the Western Cape Education Department is prepared and ready for the 2010 National Senior Certificate Examinations," said Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant on Monday. Read More

Provincial Traffic Screens Over a Thousand Drivers for Alcohol Over Weekend Operations

10 October 2010

During a "Safely Home" operation, Provincial Traffic arrested twenty-two (22) drunk drivers, one (1) drunk pedestrian, four (4) persons for having drugs in their possession, one (1) motorist for having a fraudulent driving licence, one (1) motorist... Read More

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