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Western Cape Department of Health Walks Away with Top Performing Government Award

23 June 2011

On Thursday night, 23 June 2011, Prof Craig Househam, Head of the Western Cape Department of Health, won the Top Performing Government Leader Award at the Annual African Access Business Awards held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Read More

Media Alert: Old Paarl Road Motor Vehicle Accident

23 June 2011

The Provincial Western Cape Department of Health: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is currently on the scene of a motor vehicle accident. Read More

Update: Old Paarl Road Motor Vehicle Accident

23 June 2011

The Provincial Western Cape Department of Health: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident earlier this morning. Read More

Media Alert: Medscheme Group Delivers R100 000 Neonatal Incubator to New Somerset Hospital

23 June 2011

New Somerset Hospital's Neonatal Unit will receive a much needed incubator from the Medscheme Group, worth nearly R100 000. The donation will benefit the hospital and, most importantly, the premature babies who need them. Read More

Fynbos Conservation Awards 2011

23 June 2011

Last night (23 June 2011) the third annual Fynbos Conservation Awards were awarded through the Cape Action for People and the Environment (CAPE) partnership programme. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Take Calls at the WCED Call Centre

22 June 2011

On Thursday, Minister Grant will be taking calls from members of the public in the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) Call Centre as part of Public Service Week. Read More

Draft National Sport Plan Released for Comment

22 June 2011

The National Department of Sport and Recreation recently released its Draft National Sport Plan for comment. Sport and recreation bodies, as well as the general public, are invited to comment. Read More

Safely Home Operations Geared for School Holidays

22 June 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Provincial Government Maximises Spending on Infrastructure and Service Delivery

22 June 2011

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Read More

Minister Grant Takes Calls from the Public at the Western Cape Education Call Centre

22 June 2011

One of the main objectives of the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) strategic plan is to improve the responsiveness and efficiency of the WCED. An important element of this is to be more responsive to the needs of the public and our clients. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Give Address at Joint Engagement of Skills Development

22 June 2011

On Friday, 24 June 2011, Western Cape Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will address a business breakfast on the province's initiatives to drive skills development. Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Opens Surgical Skills Training Centre

21 June 2011

The new Surgical Skills Training Centre at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, which was officially opened on Wednesday, 22 June 2011, is the first of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa to offer training in paediatric endoscopic surgery. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Release Pre-Audited Financial Outcomes

21 June 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Finance Minister, Alan Winde, will release the Provincial Government's pre-audited financial outcomes for 2010/11. Read More

WCED Releases Winter School Holiday and Teacher Development Training Plan

20 June 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationSchools in the Western Cape officially close for the mid-year holidays on Friday, 24 June 2011. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Launch Montagu Museum's "Medicinal Plant" Travelling Exhibition

20 June 2011

On Tuesday, 21 June 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be launching the Montagu Museum's "Medicinal Plant" travelling exhibition. Read More

Media Alert: 2011 CAPE Partners' Conference - Conservation and Agriculture

20 June 2011

Cape Action for People and the Environment (CAPE) is a partnership programme uniting government and civil society in a strategy to conserve biodiversity and create biodiversity for the people of the Cape Floristic Region. Read More

Ash Cloud Update: Operations on Schedule at Cape Town International Airport

19 June 2011

Flights in and out of Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) returned to schedule today as the ash cloud created by a recent volcanic eruption in Chile passed over. The ash cloud forced several operators to either cancel or delay flights over the... Read More

Minister Plato: Results of Weekend Alcohol Blitz Roadblocks

19 June 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Community Safety, Dan PlatoThis weekend's alcohol blitz roadblocks on Western Cape roads saw 694 drivers screened for driving under the influence of alcohol and led to 13 arrests, down from last week's 20. Read More

Western Cape Amateur Boxing versus British Royal Navy Boxing

17 June 2011

The Western Cape Amateur Boxing Organisation recently hosted the British Royal Navy Boxing Association at a tournament held at the Wynberg Military Sports Academy. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Supports World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

14 June 2011

On Wednesday, 15 June 2011, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at the Bonteheuwel Civic Centre. Read More

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