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Vehicle Testing Stations Join Safely Home Campaign to Provide Free Vehicle Safety Checks

21 November 2010

The Western Cape Retail Motor Industry (RMI) has joined forces with the Safely Home campaign to provide motorists in the province with free vehicle safety checks for the festive season. Read More

Media Alert: Groote Schuur Hospital Telephone Exchange Upgrade

21 November 2010

Groote Schuur Hospital will install its new telephone operating system on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 between 22h00 and 23h59. Read More

Media Alert: Media Briefing on Western Cape Education Department's Classroom Expansion Plan

21 November 2010

Tomorrow, Minister Grant will be visiting Rondebosch-East Primary to brief media on the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED's) classroom expansion plan. Read More

Health MEC Botha: Partnerships Make Paediatric Cardiac Surgeries Possible

18 November 2010

Since January this year a total of three hundred and thirty (230) cardiac surgeries were performed at Red Cross War Memorial Childrens Hospital - an average of twenty-three (23) per month. Read More

Valkenberg Hospital's Ward 11 Handover Celebration

18 November 2010

On 19 November 2010, the Claremont Rotary Club, along with the Friends of Valkenberg Trust, hosted a handover celebration in Ward 11 at Valkenberg Hospital. The Rotary Club made a significant donation of sixty thousand rand (R60 000) to the hospital... Read More

Media Alert: Valkenberg Hospital's Ward 11 Handover Celebration

17 November 2010

On 19 November 2010, a plaque will be mounted and unveiled in Ward 11 at Valkenberg to commemorate the donation of R 60 000 received from the Claremont Rotary Club and the Friends of Valkenberg Trust. Read More

Provincial Government Will Not Allow Disruption of Health Service Delivery

16 November 2010

Following reports that a provincial ambulance was stoned in the course of last week's protest action in Khayelitsha, Theuns Botha, Western Cape Minister of Health said the damage of government property is to the detriment of communities that need it... Read More

MEC Fritz: Update on Hijacking and Murder

16 November 2010

Since my announcement yesterday that police have arrested a suspect in connection with the hijacking and murder of Anni Dewani, I am pleased that they have now charged the suspect. Read More

Relocation of Paarl Forensic Pathology Unit

15 November 2010

At the beginning of this month the Paarl Forensic Pathology unit relocated its facility to the TC Newman Community Health Centre in Broadway Street, Paarl East. Read More

MEC Carlisle: Expansion of Special Courts Service

15 November 2010

Minister Robin Carlisle recently held discussions with the Deputy National Minister of Justice Andries Nel over his (Carlisle) proposal that the Ministry of Justice consider expanding the special courts service that was operational during the World... Read More

The Vodacom Smile Week Comes to Tygerberg Academic Hospital this November

15 November 2010

From 15 - 19 November, the Smile Foundation will provide approximately fourteen (14) children with cranio-facial and cleft surgery in Tygerberg Academic Hospital's world-class theatres. Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Honours Dedicated Staff at Long Service Awards

15 November 2010

Dedicated employees who have been working for Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital for twenty (20), thirty (30) and forty (40) years, were honoured at Long Service Awards on Tuesday November 16. Read More

Launch of the Western Cape Education Department's Textbook Retrieval Campaign

14 November 2010

The Western Cape government is fully committed to the provision of textbooks to all our learners, as we believe they are an indispensable learning tool. Read More

Khayelitsha Climbers to Ascend Kilimanjaro

14 November 2010

Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, invited two mountain climbers from Khayelitsha, Loyiso Koyana and Luwanda Mxosana, to meet him 11 November 2010 on top of Table Mountain minutes before he and Jenny Hartnick, Chairperson of the... Read More

Thirty Seven Drivers Caught Driving Drunk

14 November 2010

Provincial Traffic stopped three thousand, five hundred and twenty-nine (3529) vehicles in weekend operations, and screened one thousand, one hundred and sixty-five (1165) drivers for alcohol abuse. Read More

Education Minister Pleased with National Senior Certificate Examination Process

13 November 2010

We have now only three (3) weeks to go before the end of the 2010 National Senior Certificate Grade twelve (12) examinations.Halfway through, the Western Cape Education Department is pleased with the process so far. Read More

Khayelitsha Anarchy Disguised as Service Delivery Protest

12 November 2010

I have just returned from a visit to Khayelitsha earlier today. The recent spate of public violence outbreaks in the area is of great concern to me. Read More

Building Construction Industry Know-how

11 November 2010

 The Moveable Asset Management directorate hosted a Construction Supplier Open Day in the Mew Way Hall, Khayelitsha on 12 November 2010. Read More

Media Alert: Launch of the Western Cape Education Department's Textbook Retrieval Campaign

11 November 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Thandokhulu Secondary School in Mowbray to launch the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED's) textbook retrieval campaign.The campaign encourages learners to hand in their... Read More