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Media Alert: Ministers Carlisle and Fritz to Brief the Media on Festive Season Road Statistics

9 January 2011

Minister Robin Carlisle and his Community Safety counterpart Albert Fritz, will today brief the media on the 2010/11 preliminary festive season road fatalities statistics.Date: Tuesday, 11 January 2010Time: 12:30 Read More

Media Alert: Provincial National Senior Certificate 2010 Award Ceremony

9 January 2011

On Wednesday, the Western Cape Government will be announcing and celebrating the Province's top individual achievers and schools in the 2010 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. Read More

Warning: Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

5 January 2011

Temperatures in the Western Cape have risen to dangerous levels and everyone should be aware of the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.Babies and the elderly are particularly at risk as are people working or exercising in a hot environment. Read More

Western Cape Achieves Increases in Pass Rate and Number of Passes

5 January 2011

I am pleased to announce that the Western Cape government has reversed a six year decline in the matric pass rate in this province. Read More

Minister Carlisle Urges Class of 2010 to Celebrate Responsibly

5 January 2011

Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle joined the rest of the province in congratulating the Western Cape Matric Class of 2010 for their resounding success. Read More

Texas Ranger Baseballer CJ Wilson Visits Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

5 January 2011

American Baseballer, CJ Wilson, who is a pitcher for the Texas Rangers, visited patients at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital during his holiday in Cape Town. Read More

Media Alert: Media Briefing on Western Cape National Senior Certificate Results

4 January 2011

Tomorrow, Minister Grant and Head of the provincial education department, Penny Vinjevold will be briefing media on the provincial outcomes of the 2010 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examinations. Read More

Matric Results Release: "Looking at the Accurate Indicators of Success"

3 January 2011

On Thursday 6 January 2010, over 45 000 young people from the Western Cape will receive their National Senior Certificate (NSC) results. For these young people who wrote the examinations, the results can enhance or limit their life chances. Read More

Music Development, Promotion and Preservation

3 January 2011

"The fact that music can express the invisible; the ineffable makes it a particularly rich form of creativity - this mysterious and unique capacity to express. What other art forms cannot do gives it both endless potential and an intense sensitivity. Read More

New Year's Babies

1 January 2011

Thus far, clinics and hospitals have reported that 42 babies have been born in the Western Cape on New Year's Day. There were 22 boys born and 20 girls. Read More