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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

MEC De Lille Addresses Liquor Conference, on 'Impact of Alcohol Abuse' in Province

21 October 2010

Patricia de Lille, Western Cape Minister for Social Development, will be the keynote speaker on the second day of the Province's second Annual Liquor Conference. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Education Department Honours 2010 Teaching Awards Finalists

21 October 2010

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will be honouring the forty-four (44) regional and provincial winners of the Western Cape 2010 Teaching Awards at a ceremony in Stellenbosch. Read More

Triumph For South African Disabled Athletes

21 October 2010

Triumph For South African Disabled Athletes Read More

Fifteen Million Rand Mobile Laboratory for HIV Counselling and Testing on its Way to Cape Town

20 October 2010

Following the joint venture between the Western Cape provincial government and the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany, the R15 million mobile laboratory for HIV Counselling and Testing is now on its way to the province. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Meet Boxer Mzonke "The Rose of Khayelitsha" Fana

20 October 2010

This morning, Premier Helen Zille will be meeting Mzonke Fana who recently won the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Super Featherweight title. Read More

Ukwakana School Uniform Design Competition

20 October 2010

Ukwakana School Uniform Design Competition. Read More

Overberg Arts Week

20 October 2010

Overberg Arts Week Read More

Backing the Most Important Team of 2010

19 October 2010

Good afternoonI am delighted to have this opportunity to address our Grade twelve (12) learners before the official start of the final National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations next Monday. Read More

Media Alert: MEC De Lille To Address Khayelitsha Residents at OR Tambo Sports Complex Tomorrow Morning

19 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille, will tomorrow address the Khayelitsha community in the OR Tambo Sports Complex, about the progress of the Department's Community Nutrition and Development Centres (CNDCs) strategy for the area. Read More

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Students Donate Ten Thousand Rand to Khayelitsha Community Health Centre

19 October 2010

On Wednesday, 20 October 2010, a group of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) students from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) donated ten thousand rand (R10 000) to the Khayelitsha Site B Community Health Centre. Read More

Western Cape Government Releases Strategic Plan on Integrating Service Delivery for Maximum Impact

18 October 2010

The only way for people and communities to receive tangible and real service delivery is through the effective coordination of all three spheres of government. Read More

Media Alert: Thousands of Grade Twelve Learners to be Beamed Matric Message of Support via Satellite

18 October 2010

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister will be addressing thousands of learners at various schools across the province through a live satellite transmission. (Please see virtual classroom map attached) Read More

MEC De Lille Releases Findings of Investigation Into Pinelands Partial Care Facility

17 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille, has today released the findings of a departmental investigation into the registration status of Aunty Dawn's Day Care (a Partial Care facility) in Pinelands. Read More

Safely Home Operations Arrest Truck Driver with Twenty Nine Bags of Dagga on Route to Cape Town

16 October 2010

Provincial traffic stopped a truck coming from Eastern Cape Province on route to Cape Town, in the early hours of Sunday (17/10/2010). Read More

Until We Change Driver Behaviour, Road Fatalities will Continue

15 October 2010

In the early hours of this morning, eleven (11) people lost their lives in a head-on collision between two (2) minibus taxis. The tragic accident happened between Laingsburg and Beaufort West when a driver took a reckless decision to overtake in the... Read More

Working Together to Improve Education Outcomes in Khayelitsha

14 October 2010

Extract of a speech by Minister Donald Grant at the 7th Khayelitsha Development Conference - Charles Morkels Hall, Strand. Read More

Heart Transplant Patient Turns 80

14 October 2010

Margaret Dickson had a heart transplant in 1993 at Groote Schuur Hospital. The hospital is proud that seventeen (17) years later, on Friday 15th October 2010, Mrs Dickson is able to celebrate her eightieth (80th) birthday. Read More

MEC Patricia de Lille confirms department investigation into death of 5 month old baby at Pinelands Daycare centre

14 October 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille has ordered a departmental investigation into the death of a 5 month old baby at a Daycare centre in Pinelands. Read More

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

14 October 2010

This year, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital (RCWMCH) will host the annual Metro Occupational Therapists in Health forum at the Staff Education Centre on Friday October 15. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's Challenge to Fathers after Baby Dumpings

14 October 2010

Minister Patricia de Lille has this morning challenged neglectful fathers in the Western Cape 'to restore their dignity by taking responsibility for their children.' Read More