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DCAS Supports the PinkDrive in Gugulethu

9 November 2010

Does the term "pimp your shoes at a pimping station" make sense to you? If it is linked to the Discovery Cape Times Big Walk and the PinkDrive, it definitely will. Read More

Bridging the Digital Divide in Our Provinces Schools

8 November 2010

"The successful implementation of technology in our schools is a necessity," said Western Cape Education Minister, Donald Grant on Tuesday. Read More

Vote for Table Mountain

8 November 2010

You are invited to participate in the Official New7Wonders of Nature through a global election. More than 100 million votes were cast during the first campaign. This time it is about raising our natural heritages to the same status of appreciation... Read More

South Afican Fishing Industry Sports Tournament

8 November 2010

Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, assisted by the newly appointed CEO of South African Rugby, Jurie Roux, opened the annual SA Fishing Industry Sports Tournament on Friday, 29 October. Read More

Drunks and Druggies Caught in Safely Home Operations

7 November 2010

Provincial Traffic stopped more than three thousand (3000) vehicles in weekend operations, and screened nine hundred (900) drivers for alcohol abuse. Read More

Media Alert: Education MEC to Brief Media on the Khayelitsha Project and its Targets for 2012

7 November 2010

Tomorrow, Minister Grant will be visiting Bridgeville Primary in Athlone, where he will be briefing media on the successful implementation of the Khanya Project. Read More

Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre Host its Second Wheelchair Challenge

7 November 2010

The Department of Health, Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre (WCRC), Eskom and the QuadPara Association of the Western Cape (QAWC) joined forces to host the second Wheelchair Challenge on Saturday, 6 November 2010. Read More

Minister to Receive Anova Service Structures

4 November 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha, accepted the handover of the structures built and sponsored by the NGO, Anova Health with support from the American people, through the United States Agency for International Developm Read More

Global Diabetes Run/Walk 2010

4 November 2010

Every ten (10) seconds a person dies of diabetes related causes and within the same ten (10) seconds two people have developed the disease. Each year this adds up to more than three (3) million deaths and more than seven (7) million new cases of... Read More

Media Alert: QuadPara Association of the Western Cape Host Second Wheelchair Challenge

4 November 2010

The Department of Health's Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre (WCRC), Eskom and the QuadPara Association of the Western Cape (QAWC) will join forces in holding the second WCRC Wheelchair Challenge.The main objective of the event is to market the... Read More

Learner Enrollment for 2011: Limited Space Available in Some of Our Schools

3 November 2010

Earlier this year, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) launched a drive to persuade parents to register their children early for school next year, if their children are starting primary or high school, or if they are changing schools in... Read More

Media Alert: Minister to Recieve Anova Service Structure

3 November 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha, will accept the handover of the structures built and sponsored by the NGO, ANOVA Health. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Madikizela to Deliver Speech at the National Home Builders Registration Council Business Strategy Launch

2 November 2010

Tomorrow (Thursday 4 November, 2010) the Minister for Human Settlements in the Western Cape, Bonginkosi Madikizela will deliver a keynote address at the launch of the National Home Builders Registration Councils (NHBRCs) Customer Centric Business... Read More

Minister Welcomes Withdrawal of Operating Licenses

1 November 2010

The Provincial Operating Licensing Board (POLB) today held a hearing for a decision on the fate of Mr. Jacob Humphreys' operating licenses. Read More

MEC De Lille Announces Emergency Summit

1 November 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille has confirmed that the number of babies being abandoned in the Western Cape is on the increase, saying 'the Department is organising an Emergency Summit to find practical solutions to arrest the trend.' Read More

Premier Zille to become The First South African to Join the Johnnie Walker Join the Pact Campaign

1 November 2010

Today, Premier Helen Zille will become the first South African to sign the pledge wall of the Johnnie Walker Join the Pact campaign. She will be accompanied by Provincial Minister of Community Safety Albert Fritz and Provincial Minister of Transport... Read More

Mental Health Awareness Day at William Slater

31 October 2010

On Sunday 31 October 2010, William Slater Step-down facility in collaboration with Bipolar Bears Support Group, hosted a workshop for the families and care givers of ex-residents. Read More

Thirty Eight Drunk Drivers Arrested in 'Safely Home' Operations

31 October 2010

During operations over the weekend two thousand two hundred and eight-seven (2287) motorists were stopped at Provincial Traffic integrated roadblocks. Read More

Peace in Hanover Park

29 October 2010

I have today been informed that the community of Hanover Park, through the Community Policing Forum, has had very successful peace talks with rival gangs in the area. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Fritz to Deliver Keynote Address at Chrysalis Academy Graduation

28 October 2010

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will tomorrow deliver the keynote address at the Chrysalis Academy Graduation Ceremony in Tokai. Read More