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Minister Grant Reports on Replacement Plan Progress and Success

20 February 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

German Delegation to Visit the Chrysalis Academy

19 February 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will on Monday be leading a German delegation from the Catholic University of Munich on a tour of the Chrysalis Academy in Tokai. Read More

Minister Meyer Reiterates His Determination to Fight Proposed National Language Bill

19 February 2012

On the eve of International Mother Language Day, which is celebrated on 21 February 2012, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, today reiterated his determination to fight any attempts by the national government... Read More

Community Safety Bill: Making the Western Cape Safer

18 February 2012

The Western Cape Government (WCG) has this week published pioneering draft oversight legislation for public comment. Read More

German Delegation to Visit the Chrysalis Academy

17 February 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will on Monday be leading a German delegation from the Catholic University of Munich on a tour of the Chrysalis Academy in Tokai. Read More

Chapman's Peak: Proposal Being Considered by Tolling Experts

16 February 2012

A meeting was held today at the Department of Transport and Public Works, where the Province, Entilini shareholders, including Murray and Roberts, sat down with the Civil Rights Action Group (CRAG) to hear a proposal for an alternative tolling... Read More

State of the Province Address 2012

16 February 2012

The Honourable Acting Speaker, Honourable Members of the Provincial Cabinet, The Honourable Leader of the Opposition, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, The Honourable Leader of the Official Opposition in the National Assembly, Read More

Khayelitsha Hospital Facility Board Appointed

15 February 2012

The first open day of the new Khayelitsha District Hospital was an opportunity for the Western Cape Government Health Department to introduce this brand-new state-of-the-art health facility to stakeholders other than patients. Read More

Minister Meyer Launches Draft Western Cape Museum Policy at Museum Symposium

15 February 2012

Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, today launched the draft Western Cape Museum Policy during a meeting with representatives of the governing bodies of affiliated museums as well as museum managers. Read More

Literacy and Numeracy Awards Highlight Province's Top Achievers

14 February 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

Early Detection and Regular Clinic Visits are Key to a Healthy Pregnancy

13 February 2012

Western Cape Government Health in the Cape Winelands wishes to congratulate the 13 152 moms who entrusted their pregnancy to us during the last year and encourage all our current and prospective moms-to-be to visit their clinic as per appointment. Read More

Minister Carlisle Announces Safely Home Progress Report and Three-Year Fatality Stats

13 February 2012

Year-on-Year Fatality StatisticsRobin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has announced a 24% reduction in road fatalities since the end of 2008."At the beginning of 2009, I set the target of bringing down the death toll by 50%." Read More

Minister Madikizela on SONA: Subsidies for Gap Market Good for Some, Not for All

12 February 2012

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

Alan Blyth Hospital in Ladismith Receives International Accreditation

12 February 2012

Alan Blyth Hospital celebrated its international Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) accreditation by hosting a ceremony on Monday, 13 February 2012. Read More

Minister Plato: Time to Bring Back Specialised Drug and Gang Units

9 February 2012

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

WCED: Making Education Better Together

8 February 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationIn January, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) released its annual literacy and numeracy test results for Grade 3, 6 and 9. Read More

Minister Fritz Makes Statement on Employee's Arrest

7 February 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social DevelopmentIt has been brought to my attention that a senior official in my department was arrested last year on a charge of possession of illegal substances. Read More

Minister Fritz Makes Statement on Employee's Arrest

7 February 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social DevelopmentIt has been brought to my attention that a senior official in my department was arrested last year on a charge of possession of illegal substances. Read More

Supplementary Examinations for 2011/2012 to Begin Tomorrow

7 February 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationTomorrow, the 2011/2012 supplementary examinations will begin in the Western Cape. A total of 6 564 candidates registered for the examinations, which will end on 22 March 2012 with Mechanical... Read More

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