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New Somerset Hospital Launches New Computerised Tomography (CT) Scanner

16 February 2011

Patients at New Somerset Hospital continue to benefit from the 2010 FIFA World Cup as the hospitals Computerised Tomography (CT) Scanner was officially opened yesterday by Theuns Botha Minister of Health in the Western Cape. Read More

Ministers Grant and Fritz Oversee South African Police Service's Search and Seizure at School

15 February 2011

This morning Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant and Community Safety Minister Albert Fritz visited Groenvlei Secondary in Landsdowne to oversee a search and seizure operation by South African Police Services (SAPS). Read More

Upgrades and Renovations Enable Teaching Capabilities at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

14 February 2011

The Department Of Paediatric Surgery at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in partnership with the University of Cape Town hosted the Paediatric Surgery for General Surgeons Workshop on Monday February 14, from 9am until 4pm, at the Pola... Read More

Media Alert: Public Private Health Forum Meeting

14 February 2011

Public Private Health Forum meeting 17 February 2011.Time: 09:30 - 12:00Venue: Auditorium, Lentegeur Hospital, corner Highlands and AZ Berman Drives, Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain. Read More

Media Alert: New Somerset Hospital Launches New Computerised Tomography Scanner

14 February 2011

Patients attending New Somerset Hospital will continue to benefit from the legacy left behind by the 2010 FIFA World Cup as the hospital's Computerised Tomography (CT) Scanner will officially be opened by the Minister for Health in the Western Cape... Read More

Media Alert: Public Private Health Forum Meeting

14 February 2011

Public Private Health Forum meeting 17 February 201.Time: 09:30 - 12:00Venue: Auditorium, Lentegeur Hospital, corner Highlands and AZ Berman Drives, Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain. Read More

Minister De Lille Dispatches Baby Packs, Food and Blankets to 470 Imizamo Yethu Shack Fire Victims

13 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development in the Western Cape, early yesterday morning dispatched departmental personnel to Hout Bay's Imizamo Yethu Informal Settlement, which was ravaged by a fire.The fire began shortly before sunrise. Read More

Media Alert: Minister De Lille Addresses Early Childhood Development Students at the College of Cape Town

10 February 2011

"Studies show that Early Childhood Development is crucial to the development of a stable and well-adjusted adult." says MEC De Lille Read More

Western Cape Education Department Acts to Remedy Logistical Delays with the Annual Assessment

10 February 2011

Tomorrow, Thursday 10 February, all schools across the country are expected to write the Annual National Assessment (ANA) tests as determined by the National Department of Basic Education (DBE). Read More

Western Cape Provincial Government Takes Next Step against Liquor Abuse

10 February 2011

The Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Mr. Alan Winde, announced the publication of the draft regulations in terms of section 88 of the Western Cape Liquor Act , 2008 (Act 4 of 2008). Read More

Minister De Lille to Attend Second Homecoming at District Six Tomorrow

10 February 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Minister for Social Development, is attending the handover of houses at District Six tomorrow afternoon.All members of the media are invited to attend.Time and date15:00, Friday 11 February 2011Venue Read More

Supplementary Examinations Begin

9 February 2011

We are pleased that a total of 8 762 candidates registered for the National Senior Certificate supplementary examinations in February and March.Last year 8 098 of those registered wrote, with the remaining 664 candidates repeating from previous... Read More

Majority of Western Cape Learners Able to Write the Annual National Assessments

7 February 2011

This morning, the vast majority of Grade 2-7 and Grade 9 learners in the Western Cape, were able to write the Annual National Assessment tests set by the National Department of Basic Education. Read More

Media Alert: Minister De Lille to Deliver Speech at the Fourth Pan African Burns Society

6 February 2011

Minister Patricia de Lille, will tomorrow deliver the opening address at the fourth Pan African Burns Society Conference. Read More

Workshop Encourages Public Participation

3 February 2011

Today, Anton Bredell, Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, welcomed officials to a workshop where the results of a nation-wide research study on the role and effectiveness of ward committees in community-... Read More

Massive Increase in Textbook Provision in the Foundation Phases

1 February 2011

One of this Government's main priorities is to improve the levels of learner performance in the foundation phase (Grades 1 to 3) of education.The foundation phase of learning is the most critical stage of our children's education as it forms the... Read More

Minister De Lille Explains Six-Month Amnesty Period for Unregistered Crèches

1 February 2011

Today marks the first day of the Western Cape Department of Social Development's Amnesty Period for the province's more than 1 500 unregistered crèches. Read More

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