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Western Cape Education Department Prepared and Ready for 2011

8 December 2010

Tomorrow marks the end of the 2010 academic school year.It has been a challenging year for education. An enormous amount of effort has been put into ensuring that our learners receive a quality education in the midst of various disruptions this year. Read More

2010 Sport Legends

8 December 2010

The Annual Sport Legend Ceremony that is hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) grants an opportunity to honour legends, heroes and icons, who have contributed uncompromisingly to the development, transformation and growth of... Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille to Receive Memorandum on Domestic Violence from 900 Children at FAMSA March Tomorrow Morning

8 December 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille will tomorrow morning march with FAMSA and 900 grade 6 and 7 girls and boys from Keizergracht to Parliament.At Parliament the Minister will symbolically receive a memorandum on domestic violence from the... Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille to Hand out Christmas Gifts to Children at Tygerberg Hospital

8 December 2010

Minister of Social Development Patricia de Lille will be handing out Christmas presents, together with Santa Claus, to more than 300 children at Tygerberg Hospital tomorrow afternoon.A number of businesses have sponsored the event.Members of the... Read More

Minister Carlisle Officially Open Upgraded Road in Pniel

8 December 2010

Minister Robin Carlisle today officially opened the upgraded road from Helshoogte Pass to Boschendal. This is the 12th roads infrastructure capital project successfully completed by the Department of Transport and Public Works in 2010. Read More

Vrygrond Taxi Group's Application for Association Registration Declined

8 December 2010

The Department of Transport and Public Works and the City of Cape Town today informed the Vrygrond Taxi Group that its application for registration as a taxi association has been turned down. Read More

50th Anniversary of the Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Chief Albert Luthuli

8 December 2010

On 10 December 2010, Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs & Sport, and Dr Albertinah Luthuli, representative of the Luthuli Foundation and daughter of Chief Albert Luthuli, will commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the... Read More

Provincial Fire Readiness Plan in Place

8 December 2010

The annual Western Cape fire season has already started, with several large fires raging in the Darling and Cape Town areas in the past week. Read More

Minister Carlisle Officially Opens Upgraded Road in Pniel

7 December 2010

Minister Robin Carlisle today officially opened the upgraded road from Helshoogte Pass to Boschendal. This is the 12th roads infrastructure capital project successfully completed by the Department of Transport and Public Works in 2010. Read More

Passing of Business Interests of Employees Bill in the Western Cape Marks a Watershed in Curbing Corruption in the Public Service

7 December 2010

Today, I signed into law the Business Interests of Employees Bill recently passed by the Western Cape Provincial legislature. This marks a watershed for rooting out corruption and cronyism in the public service. The Bill has been signed into law a... Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Sign into Law the Business Interests Of Employees Bill on the Eve of International Anti-Corruption Day

7 December 2010

Today, Premier Helen Zille will sign into law the Business Interests of Employees Bill recently passed by the Western Cape provincial legislature. Read More

Joint Media Release: Western Cape Provincial Government and City Of Cape Town Announce Details Regarding Dates and Routes for 2010/2011 Minstrels and Choirs Festivities

7 December 2010

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the City of Cape Town, after consultation with the Minstrels, Christmas and Malay Choir boards, can announce the date and route of the Traditional Nuwejaar Street March for 2011. Read More

Western Cape Health Complaints Commission: First Independent Body for Patients

7 December 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, today introduced the newly appointed Western Cape Health Independent Complaints Commission to the media. Read More

Jail Time for Speedsters Says Minister

7 December 2010

Young male killers in small fast cars struck again this morning killing a motorist on his way to work. The accident occurred at 3.30am when two young men in two small highly powered cars were "dicing" each other through the bends of Hospital Hill. Read More

Transport Department's Provincial Licensing Board Extends Operational Hours for Festive Season

6 December 2010

While most people in the province are relaxing and enjoying the holidays, the Western Cape Provincial Operating Licensing Board (POLB) is extending operational hours for the duration of the festive season to deal with the huge demand for operating... Read More

The Western Cape is Ready for a Safer Summer

5 December 2010

The Western Cape Provincial Government takes the safety of its citizens very seriously, and to this effect we have a transversal approach to safety in this province. Read More

Child Maintenance Information Sessions Held across the Province

5 December 2010

Today (6 December 2010), Minister Anton Bredell visited an information session on child maintenance in Khayelitsha, which was facilitated by his department's Community Development Workers (CDWs). Read More

The Western Cape is Ready for a Safer Summer

5 December 2010

The Western Cape Provincial Government takes the safety of its citizens very seriously, and to this effect we have a transversal approach to safety in this province. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Visit Integrated Roadblock to Trace Maintenance Defaulters

5 December 2010

This morning, 6 December, Premier Helen Zille and Provincial Minister of Social Development Patricia De Lille will visit a integrated roadblock in Mitchell's Plain to trace maintenance defaulters. Read More

Results of Weekend Alcohol Blitz Roadblocks

4 December 2010

This past weekend saw our law enforcement officers, work round the clock manning various roadblocks throughout the Western Cape. Read More

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