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Media Alert: Briefing on Independent Study into the Quality of Teaching and Learning in the Foundation Phase

10 October 2010

Minister Donald Grant and the Head of Department, Penny Vinjevold, will tomorrow brief media on the outcomes of an independent study, into the quality of learner outcomes in the critical foundation phase of schooling. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Open Development Action Group Conference

9 October 2010

Tomorrow, 11 October, Premier Helen Zille will open the Development Action Group (DAG) National Conference. Read More

Safely Home: No Mercy for Dishonest Drivers

7 October 2010

Today, I was present at a joint road safety operation, between the City of Cape Town and Provincial Traffic Law Enforcement Officers. Read More

Opening of the Renovated Orchard Clinic, First Health Post and Certificate Ceremony

7 October 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha together with the South African Table Grape Association, will celebrate the handover of the newly renovated Orchard Clinic in De Doorns to the Department of Health today. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Madikizela to Highlight Importance of Resource-Use Efficiency in Human Settlements

7 October 2010

On Monday 11 October 2010 Western Cape Minister for Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will deliver the opening welcome address at the Annual International Housing Conference and Exhibition organised by the Southern African Housing Foundation (... Read More

Media Alert: Minister to Visit Integrated Operation to Clamp Down on Unsafe Taxis Transporting Learners

6 October 2010

MEC of Community Safety, Albert Fritz and MEC of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, will tomorrow morning visit an integrated operation between the City of Cape Town Traffic and Provincial Traffic, with the aim to rid our roads of unsafe... Read More

Media Alert: MEC De Lille to do Site Visit to Nutrition Centre in Samora

6 October 2010

Tomorrow MEC De Lille will be visiting the Velde Vrede Hall, Samora, to do a monitoring and evaluation exercise.  Read More

Media Alert: Department Joins Hands with Community to Fight Against Violence Towards Children

6 October 2010

On Friday October 8, 2010 the Department of Social Development will be hosting a Door to Door Campaign in Kuyasa, Khayelitsha. Read More

Media Alert: Opening of the Renovated Orchard Clinic, First Health Post and Certificate Ceremony

6 October 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha together with the South African Table Grape Association, will celebrate the handover of the newly renovated Orchard Clinic in De Doorns to the Department of Health. Read More

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

6 October 2010

The Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital (RCWMCH) will this year be hosting the annual Metro Occupational Therapists in Health forum.The forum brings to a conclusion a week dedicated to Occupational Therapy awareness that takes place from 11-... Read More

Western Cape Education Breaks New Ground with Improved Literacy and Numeracy Testing

5 October 2010

I am pleased to announce the successful start of the annual Literacy and Numeracy testing in the Western Cape.This year's testing is significant as it is the first time such testing has been conducted on such a massive scale. Read More

Media Alert: Education MEC Visits Observatory Junior School on First Day of Literacy and Numeracy Testing

4 October 2010

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Education Minister will be visiting Observatory Junior school on the first day of the annual Literacy and Numeracy testing in the Western Cape. Here, he will be interacting with Grade six (6) learners just after they have... Read More

New ARV Clinic at Delft Community Health Centre

4 October 2010

The unacceptable situation of HIV- and TB-patients sharing queues with pregnant women and young babies at the Delft Community Health Centre (CHC) have finally come to an end with the official opening of the new ARV Clinic at Delft CHC today. Read More

Education MEC Thanks Teachers on Teacher's Day

4 October 2010

Today is World Teacher's Day and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the many thousands of dedicated educators we have here in the Western Cape. Read More

Khayelitsha Boy Saves Friend from Fire

3 October 2010

Local hero Lubalalo Msutwana, from Khayelitsha, was presented with a gift as reward for his bravery while recovering at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital on Wednesday September 30. Read More

Minister Grant: "Energy and Positivity Must Continue Throughout the Fourth Term"

3 October 2010

Today is the first day of the fourth and final term in the school calendar.The final term is extremely important for all our learners, educators and officials. Read More

MEC for Transport and Public Works Announces Transport Month Diary

3 October 2010

October is Transport Month, and the focus of the Department of Transport and Public Works is on road safety and public transport. Read More

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