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Media Alert: Tygerberg Children's Hospital Christmas Party

24 November 2010

Tygerberg Children's Hospital will host their annual Christmas Party for four hundred (400) patients at the hospital. The children come from various areas surrounding areas and have been either inpatients or outpatients at the hospital. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Launch Western Cape Provincial Government's 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign

23 November 2010

Today, 24 November, Premier Helen Zille and the Provincial Minister of Social Development Patricia De Lille will mark the launch of the Western Cape Provincial Government's 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign. Read More

No Blue Lights for Western Cape Ministers

22 November 2010

Following a resolution by the Western Cape cabinet at the beginning of this month to regulate the use of blue lights and sirens, all blue lights and sirens were removed from provincial ministerial vehicles during November. Read More

Expanding Access to Quality Education

22 November 2010

A key priority for this government is to improve learner outcomes in this Province. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Education Department Outlines Progress Made in its Strategic Objectives

22 November 2010

Tomorrow, Minister Grant and Head of the Provincial Education Department, Penny Vinjevold will be briefing media on the progress made in achieving the strategic objectives set by this Government for education. Read More

Reflecting on the 2010 Footclic Legacy

22 November 2010

The 2010 Footclic participants in Burgundy compiled a stunning coffee table book on the recent exchange project for aspiring journalists between the Western Cape and Burgundy. Read More

Province and City joins forces to promote Minstrels

22 November 2010

A new plan to preserve, develop and grow the Cape minstrel heritage and associated events was announced by the Provincial Government and City of Cape Town today. 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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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