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Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Deliver Keynote Address at Western Cape Women's Transport Industry Empowerment Launch

23 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, will deliver the keynote address at the launch of the Western Cape branch of the South African Network of Women in Transport, or SANWIT, at the Cullinan Hotel in the... Read More

Media Alert: Top Western Cape Companies to be Recognised at Special Awards Ceremony

23 August 2011

Tomorrow, two companies assisted by the Western Cape Government's Enterprise Development Fund - Greenworld Chemicals and Spice Mecca - will go head to head with five competitors in the emerging sector of the Western Cape Productivity Awards. Read More

Minister Grant: Effective Roll-Out of the Grade 12 Improvement Plan

23 August 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationThis afternoon I visited Scottsdene Secondary School in Kraaifontein to discuss the school's progress in improving their learner outcomes in the National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

Minister Carlisle Heads for Knysna in the Wake of Children's Bus Accident

23 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, is heading to Knysna after a bus transporting children to school this morning drove into a dam.It appears that a total of 14 children and the driver of the bus have... Read More

Minister Grant Reacts to Rheenendal Primary School Bus Accident - Ministers En Route to Accident Scene

23 August 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantI am deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic accident involving learners from Rheenendal Primary School this morning. Read More

Media Alert: Update on Knysna Accident

23 August 2011

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Forensic Pathology Service (FPS) have responded to a major accident which occurred 10 km outside Knysna. Read More

Western Cape Government Responds to Human Rights Watch Report

23 August 2011

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Economic Development, today met with Read More

Update on the Rheenendal Bus Tragedy

23 August 2011

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has already begun a thorough investigation into the causes of the Rheenendal bus accident. Update: 14 learners and the bus driver confirmed dead. Read More

Minister Carlisle Reveals New Tourism Signage for R44/Annandale Intersection

22 August 2011

The Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, Robin Carlisle, has revealed his Department's plans regarding the issue of tourism signage at the busy R44/Annandale Road Intersection, near Somerset West. Read More

Minister Botha: 51% of Psychiatry Admissions at New Somerset are Substance Abuse Related

22 August 2011

More than half of the psychiatry admissions at New Somerset Hospital are either directly related to substance abuse or have substance abuse as a contributing factor, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, said today at the official... Read More

New Somerset Hospital Opens New Upgraded Psychiatric Unit

22 August 2011

Through the recent infrastructure improvements, New Somerset Hospital continues to improve the quality of services rendered to its patients. The hospital's newly upgraded Psychiatric Unit was officially opened today by Theuns Botha, the Minister of... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Meet with Helderberg Community Regarding Road Safety on the R44

21 August 2011

Minister Robin Carlisle will on Monday afternoon visit the R44/Bredell Road intersection near Stellenbosch to brief the community and users of the dangerous intersection on the Department's plan to make the R44 in general, and this intersection in... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer Speaking at Klapmuts Primary School Public Library Inauguration

21 August 2011

On Thursday, 18 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be delivering the keynote address at the inauguration of the public library at Klapmuts Primary School (Paarl area). Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

21 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyIntegrated operations by Provincial Traffic, Municipal Traffic and SAPS saw 3 738 vehicles stopped at roadblocks this weekend, with 1 055 drivers screened for driving under the influence of... Read More

Minister Plato Lauds Police for Swift Response to Mugging on Table Mountain Chain

21 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyI commend the police for their rapid response time following this weekend's mugging on the Table Mountain Chain and I am pleased that an immediate alert was communicated to the public... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit Scottsdene Secondary School

21 August 2011

On Tuesday, Minister Grant will be visiting Scottsdene Secondary School in Kraaifontein to discuss the school's progress in improving its matric pass rate and numbers. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Officially Open BT's International Routing Facility at Melkbosstrand

21 August 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will join BT Global Services South Africa to officially open BT's new infrastructure within the Melkbosstrand landing station collocation facility in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Opening of R900 000 Upgraded Psychiatry Unit at New Somerset Hospital

21 August 2011

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will open the upgraded Psychiatric Unit at New Somerset Hospital. The R900 000 renovations were completed last month. The hospital's Psychiatric Ward was upgraded from a four-bed unit to... Read More

Cape Town Reproductive Health Clinic Re-opened

21 August 2011

The Cape Town Reproductive Clinic has now re-opened after it moved from its location at Cape Town train station. The clinic was forced to close temporarily in September 2010 due to the train station undergoing renovations at the time. Read More

Media Alert: Launch of the 2011 World Competitiveness Yearbook

18 August 2011

On Monday, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will give the keynote address at the launch of the IMD 2011 World Competitiveness Yearbook. IMD, based in Switzerland, is one of the world's leading business... Read More

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