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Western Cape Government Extends Child Protection Week for a Month

25 May 2012

Tomorrow is the start of Child Protection Week. The Western Cape Department of Social Development has however extended this focus into Child Protection Month, which will run from 28 May until 28 June 2012. Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Madikizela to Hand over Houses in Nuwe Begin

24 May 2012

The Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, and Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will perform a ceremonial handover in the Nuwe Begin Housing Project in Blue Downs, Cape Town, on Monday, 28 May 2012, including to three... Read More

Minister Grant: Improving Infrastructure Planning in Education

24 May 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald Grant Read More

Minister Meyer to Acknowledge African Champions

24 May 2012

On 25 May 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will host a breakfast to honour and acknowledge Western Cape-based sportsmen and sportswomen who through their efforts have brought honour to the African continent. Read More

Official Opening of Oudtshoorn Clinic and International Accreditation for Oudtshoorn Hospital

24 May 2012

The previous clinic was situated in the centre of town near a busy and noisy taxi rank and bus terminus in Regent Street. The structure of the clinic in Regent Street was unpractical and it was therefore decided to relocate the clinic to the new... Read More

Western Cape Government Withdraws Funding to Cape Metro Health Forum

24 May 2012

The Western Cape Government Health wishes to announce that all District Health Councils (DHC) in the province, including the Metro District, have now been established in accordance with the District Health Council Act. Read More

Iziko Museum Celebrates Africa Day

24 May 2012

Iziko Museum hosted a wide variety of cultural events to celebrate Africa Day. This day is commemorated every year on 25 May across the continent to mark the establishment in 1963 of the Organisation of African Unity. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Celebrates Africa Day

24 May 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) commemorated Africa Day by recognising outstanding sportspeople at an event at the Artscape in Cape Town. Africa Day takes place annually on 25 May to mark the establishment in 1963 of the... Read More

Minister Madikizela: Services First, then Houses

23 May 2012

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

Motor Vehicle Accident on N1, Monte Vista Turn-off

23 May 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle accident earlier this morning. Read More

Western Cape Health Foundation Shows the Province is Seeking Solutions

23 May 2012

The establishment of the Western Cape Health Foundation is a bold step into the territory of fundraising, the provincial Health Minister, Theuns Botha, said on 24 May when officially announcing the foundation. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Visit Weskus Special Needs School

22 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, will be visiting Saldanha Bay's Weskus Special Needs School on 24 May to monitor minibus taxi traffic in Saldanha Road outside. Read More

Official Opening of Oudtshoorn Clinic and Unveiling of International Baby-Friendly Accreditation

22 May 2012

On 25 May, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially open the Oudtshoorn Clinic. He will also visit the Oudtshoorn Hospital to unveil the hospital's plaque acknowledging their international Baby- and Mother-Friendly... Read More

Minister Grant: Transversal Counter-Truancy Operation a Success

22 May 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantThis morning, I visited the Athlone area to take part in a school counter-truancy operation. Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Madikizela to Hand over Houses in Boystown, Nyanga

22 May 2012

The Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, and Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over the first 11 houses in the Boystown Project on 24 May 2012. Read More

Minister Grant to Present Plans to Improve School Infrastructure

22 May 2012

On 24 May, Minister Donald Grant and Superintendent-General of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED), Ms Vinjevold, will announce the launch of a new electronic tool that the WCED has developed to improve infrastructure planning for education... Read More

Minister Meyer Welcomes Eight Nations under-20 Challenge Teams

22 May 2012

Media Statement by Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Minister Meyer Hands over Cheque to Bergrivier Municipality

22 May 2012

On 23 May, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, handed over a cheque of R2 934 000 to the Bergrivier Municipality. Read More

Minister Grant to Attend Joint Truancy Operation in Athlone

22 May 2012

On 23 May, various governmental departments, SAPS and community organisations will be taking part in a joint/transversal truancy operation that aims to address truancy problems in the Athlone area. Read More

Premier Zille to Switch on Solar Energy System at Carbon-Neutral Garment Manufacturer

21 May 2012

On Tuesday, 22 May, Premier Helen Zille will switch on and launch the recently installed solar energy system of the Impahla Clothing textile factory in Maitland as part of the Western Cape Government's championing of renewable, especially solar,... Read More

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