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Minister Winde Congratulates the Test Kitchen

8 May 2012

On Tuesday, 8 May 2012, Western Cape Minister for Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, visited the Test Kitchen to congratulate the owner, Chef Luke Dale-Roberts, on his restaurant being voted the 74th best in the world in the S. Pellegrino... Read More

Minister Botha Introduces Cape Town Metro District Health Council

8 May 2012

On 9 May, the Western Cape Health Minister Theuns Botha introduced the Cape Town Metro district health council. This concludes the process of establishing health councils in all six of the province's districts. Read More

WCED Launches New Maths and Science Strategy

8 May 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI am very excited to announce the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) new Mathematics and Physical Science strategy. Read More

Fire in Mitchell's Plain District Hospital Put Out

8 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has said that arson was not suspected to be the cause of the fire that broke out in the emergency department of the Mitchell's Plain District Hospital on Wednesday, 9 May 2012. Read More

Ministers Bring Good News to Marsh Memorial Children's Home

7 May 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, and his cabinet colleague, Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will be visiting the Marsh Memorial Children's Home in Rondebosch on 8 May 2012. Read More

Community House Declared a Provincial Heritage Site

7 May 2012

A key site of historical value in the Western Cape has been officially recognised as a provincial heritage site by Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport close to Worker's Day. Read More

Supplementary Exam Results: Western Cape Exceeds 34 000 NSC Passes

7 May 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI am very delighted to announce that the Western Cape has exceeded 34 000 passes for the 2011 NSC examinations. Read More

Cape Town Metro District Health Council to be Introduced

7 May 2012

Western Cape Health Minister Theuns Botha will attend the inauguration meeting of the Cape Town Metro District Health Council. This will conclude the initial process of establishing district health councils in each region in the Western Cape in... Read More

Update on Chronic Medication Situation

7 May 2012

The packaging and delivery of chronic medication to Western Cape health facilities, more specifically the Metro, is still not operating at full capacity and this has unfortunately led to long queues at some clinics. Read More

Culinary Tourism: Minister Winde to Visit the Test Kitchen

6 May 2012

On Tuesday, 8 May 2011, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will meet Chef Luke Dale-Roberts at the Test Kitchen and congratulate him on his restaurant being voted the 74th best in world in the S.... Read More

One Week Left for Public Comment on the Community Safety Bill

6 May 2012

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

Harry Comay TB Hospital Re-Equipped with New Beds Worth R1 Million

6 May 2012

Western Cape Health Minister, Theuns Botha, visited Harry Comay TB Hospital in George this morning to view the 100 new beds purchased for the hospital at a cost of more than R1 million. Read More

All-Girl Group off to a Good Start at Chrysalis Academy

6 May 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development Read More

Minister Meyer Accompanies Scholars on Archives Tour

6 May 2012

National Archives Week started on 7 May 2012. To mark the event, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, accompanied scholars from the Sarepta Secondary School in Kuils River on a tour of the archives. Read More

Ministers Bring Good News to Marsh Memorial Children's Home

5 May 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, and his cabinet colleague, Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will be visiting the Marsh Memorial Children's Home in Rondebosch on 8 May 2012. Read More

"Better Together" on Freedom Day

3 May 2012

On Freedom Day 2012, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) brought learners together in Hout Bay to celebrate this historic day on the stage and the sports field. Read More

Chapman's Peak will Remain Closed while Slope Stabilisation Takes Place

3 May 2012

Chapman's Peak Drive was closed in the early hours of Thursday morning (3 May 2012) after a routine inspection had identified a possible slope failure site. Read More

Chapman's Peak Drive Re-opens

3 May 2012

Geotechnical engineers completed their report on Chapman's Peak on Thursday, 3 May 2012, clearing the way for the pass to be opened as soon as possible. Read More

Ministers Grant and Carlisle Assess the Effects of Train Delays on City's Learners

2 May 2012

This morning, Provincial Minister for Education Donald Grant and Provincial Minister of Public Works and Transport Robin Carlisle were in the Golden Acre shopping centre in the Cape Town city bowl to monitor and assess the effects of train delays on... Read More

Premier Zille Launches Skills Development and Work Experience Youth Programme

2 May 2012

On Thursday, 3 May 2012, Premier Helen Zille launched the Premier's Advancement of Youth (PAY) Project, a skills development and work experience programme that aims to provide young people with the opportunity to gain practical workplace skills and... Read More

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