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Media Alert: Premier to Present Latest Achievements in Strategy to Beat Substance Abuse

9 August 2011

Last year, Premier Helen Zille launched the Western Cape Government's comprehensive strategy to beat substance abuse in the province. Read More

School Enrolment 2012: Second Round of Applications Underway

9 August 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationThe second round of applications to enrol children in school for 2012 has begun. Read More

Mass Child Health Campaign Reaches 40 000 Children

9 August 2011

The Mass Child Health Campaign was launched by the Western Cape Department of Health between April and June 2011 and was later extended to the end of July 2011. The Western Cape is the only province in the country that has conducted a mass child... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

7 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyThe Provincial Government's Safely Home campaign continued with 3 559 vehicles having passed through various alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province during the course of the weekend. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Speak at 2011 SPAR National Netball Championships

4 August 2011

On Tuesday, 9 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be speaking at the 2011 SPAR National Netball Championships. Read More

TC Newman Day Hospital to Hold Male Medical Circumcision Drive on 11 August

4 August 2011

The Western Cape Department of Health's TC Newman Day Hospital in Paarl is actively promoting the elective male medical circumcision (MMC) programme. Any male between the ages of 15 and 49 may make an appointment at TC Newman to have a male medical... Read More

Minister Grant Condemns Attack on Learners

4 August 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantI am disturbed and saddened by the senseless attack on learners at Livingstone High School and strongly condemn the actions of the perpetrators. Read More

Western Cape Government Launches Comprehensive Plan to Cut Red Tape

3 August 2011

Extract of Speech by Western Cape Economic Development Minsiter, Alan Winde Read More

Generating Electricity from Farming By-Products is the Future for Farmers

2 August 2011

"In the light of ever-increasing electricity costs, farmers need to investigate alternative measures to offset this production cost," Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said at the recent Agri Western... Read More

Improved Access to Women's Health Campaign Launched

2 August 2011

The Western Cape Provincial Department of Health has, since 1 August 2011, embarked on a Women's Health Campaign that will conclude on 30 October 2011. Read More

Western Cape Rental Housing Tribunal Enters Its Tenth Year

2 August 2011

Media Statement by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Minister of Human Settlements Read More

Economic Development Agency on Track to Deliver Economic Leadership and Strategy in the Western Cape

1 August 2011

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

Minister Carlisle: Koeberg Interchange Close to Completion

1 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has praised his department's successful opening of the Koeberg Interchange's Ramp B to traffic on Friday, 29 July, as "substantially ahead of schedule". Read More