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Oudtshoorn Festival to Promote Sport in the Southern Cape

20 June 2012

Many athletes are expected to participate in the Oudtshoorn Sport Festival which will run from 21 June until 1 July 2012 in this beautiful Klein Karoo town. Read More

Minister Carlisle Responds to Golden Arrow Bus Service and City of Cape Town Dispute

20 June 2012

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksDialogue between the city and Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS) must and will continue. Read More

Mayor and Minister Officially Open Vehicle Impound Facility in Maitland

20 June 2012

The Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Alderman Patricia de Lille, together with the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, Robin Carlisle, and the Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially open the city's new Maitland... Read More

Premier Zille Hands over Bicycles to Learners

19 June 2012

On Wednesday, 20 June, Premier Helen Zille handed over bicycles to learners at Bontebok Primary School in Swellendam. Read More

Africa Public Service Day

19 June 2012

Africa Public Service Day is the day on which we honour all the many women and men whose responsibility it is to serve the people of Africa. It is an important day on our calendar and one we observe in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Grant Comments on School Closures

19 June 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

Premier Zille to Hit Home Stretch of Better Together Cycle Tour into Khayelitsha

19 June 2012

Tomorrow, Thursday, 21 June, Premier Helen Zille will cycle into Khayelitsha on the home stretch of the Better Together Cycle Tour. Read More

Children's Hospital Opens Upgraded Medical Ward

18 June 2012

The B1 Medical Ward at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital has received a much needed R13.6 million upgrade and will be officially opened on Tuesday, 19 June. Read More

Minister Carlisle and Provincial Public Works Department Keep Service Delivery on Track

17 June 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, has announced that plans to provide temporary school accommodation, build a brand new school in Grabouw, and build a much-needed Community Health Centre in Du Noon are on track. Read More

Better Together Cycle Tour - Premier Hands over Bicycles to Community Care Workers in Mossel Bay

17 June 2012

Premier Helen Zille's Better Together cycle tour from Plettenberg Bay to Khayelitsha to promote healthy lifestyles will arrive in Mossel Bay this afternoon. Read More

Minister Carlisle Examines Exciting National Road Traffic Act Amendments

16 June 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, and officials at his Department, are examining amendments which have been proposed to the regulations of the National Road Traffic Act (1996), which were gazetted last week. Read More

Invest in the Youth and Make their Day

15 June 2012

Social inclusion in the Western Cape received a boost with a variety of Youth Day celebrations in the main street in Plettenberg Bay on 16 June 2012. Read More

Provincial Library Services Exhibit at the Cape Town Book Fair

14 June 2012

Western Cape libraries were well represented at the 2012 Cape Town Book Fair held at the city's International Convention Centre from 15 to 17 June. Read More

EMS Alert: 29 Children Injured in Minibus Accident

14 June 2012

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene of a minibus accident. Read More

GF Jooste Hospital to be Re-constructed

14 June 2012

Media Statement by Theuns Botha, Western Cape Minister of Health Read More

Premier Helen Zille to Cycle from Plettenberg Bay to Khayelitsha

14 June 2012

Media Statement by Premier Helen Zille Read More

Youth Day Celebrations in Stellenbosch

13 June 2012

On Saturday 16 June, the Western Cape Department of Social Development will be hosting a Youth Day Celebration in Stellenbosch for nearly 1 000 youth from across the province. Read More

Rocklands Library is also a Centre for Chess in Mitchell's Plain

13 June 2012

Chess in Mitchell's Plain received a boost when Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, presented 24 chess sets to the Rocklands Library, one of which is an outdoors set. The Minister's gift was in recognition of the continuing... Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Telephone Lines Restored

12 June 2012

Tygerberg Hospital's telephone system has been restored and all telephone lines are working. The community can now phone the hospital directly. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Read More

Premier Zille to Announce Western Cape Government Better Together Cycle Tour

12 June 2012

On Thursday, 14 June, Premier Helen Zille will hold a press briefing to announce the Western Cape Government's Better Together Cycle Tour that will take place from Plettenberg Bay on Sunday, 17 June, finishing in Khayelitsha on Thursday, 21 June. Read More