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Minister Botha to Attend Official Opening of Delft Community Health Centre MOU

10 July 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially open the new Delft Maternity and Obstetrics Unit (MOU) on Thursday, 12 July 2012. Minister Botha will also provide information on the roll-out of the province's three-month women's... Read More

Minister Grant to Visit "Winter School" for Grade 12s

10 July 2012

Tomorrow, 12 July 2012, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Mfuleni Secondary in Kuilsrivier where Grade 12 learners are participating in a "Winter School" in preparation for the 2012 National Senior Certificate Examinations. Read More

Approximately 10 500 Educators, Principals and Deputy Principals Receive CAPS Training

9 July 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald Grant Introducing changes to the curriculum is not an event, but a process. Included in that process is the training of educators. Read More

Woman Allegedly Assaulted May have Escaped Worse Fate

9 July 2012

A member of the public has approached the Ministry of Transport and Public Works with details which indicate that the woman who was allegedly assaulted by a taxi driver in Phillippi last month may have, through her caution, avoided a far more... Read More

Premier Zille Requests Employment of SANDF in Gang Hotspot Areas

8 July 2012

Media Statement by Premier Helen ZilleI have today written to President Jacob Zuma asking for him to employ the South African National Defence Force to the Cape Town suburbs of Lavender Hill and Hanover Park. Read More

Minister Winde Announces New Seafront Development

8 July 2012

The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism is spearheading a long-term development project that will see the development of a route between False Bay, Gordon's Bay and Cape Point, drawing in all the coastal and near-coastal... Read More

Minister Grant to Visit CAPS Training Session

8 July 2012

Tomorrow, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Gardens Commercial High school where educators from approximately 30 schools are receiving Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) training. Read More

EMS Nominated for Centrum Guardian Project Awards

8 July 2012

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has once again reached the semi-finals for the Centrum Guardian Awards Competition, which recognises emergency workers who go beyond their call of duty. In 2010, Western Cape Government (WCG) Health's EMS came first... Read More

First-Time Pilot Pet Project Manages Health and Population

8 July 2012

For the first time ever, the Western Cape Government is making funds available for a pilot mass pet sterilisation and census campaign, initiated in Kayamandi, and soon to be rolled out across the entire Western Cape. Read More

Textbooks and Workbooks Provided to Kraaifontein Schools

8 July 2012

Media Statement by WCED Spokesperson, Paddy Attwell The schools visited by the ANC and SADTU yesterday include: Read More

Minister Winde to Provide Status Update on Western Cape Tourism

8 July 2012

On Monday, 9 July 2012, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will provide a status update on tourism in the Western Cape and speak about new developments in the sector. Read More

Ministry of Transport and Public Works Appeals to Public to Help Identify Taxi Driver

7 July 2012

The Ministry of Transport and Public Works is appealing to any member of the public who may have witnessed an alleged brutal assault on a woman in Phillippi by a taxi driver. Read More

Minister Meyer to Send off Western Cape Participants to 2012 Olympic Games

5 July 2012

On Tuesday, 10 July 2012, Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will send off the Western Cape participants to the 2012 Olympic Games in London.This event will take place between 10:00 and 11:00 at the Athlone Stadium,... Read More

R250 000 Boost to Equip New Somerset Hospital for Paediatric Surgery

4 July 2012

To celebrate their success of 40 years in business, direct sales company Pres Les decided to give thanks by giving back to the community. Read More

Minister Grant Comments on Missing School Textbooks

4 July 2012

Media Statement by Western Cape Minister of Education, Donald GrantThe Western Cape African National Congress (ANC) has once again misled the media and the general public. Read More

Knysna Oyster Festival Broadens Horizons for Social Inclusion

4 July 2012

A wide variety of activities has been arranged to promote social inclusion in the Western Cape at the Pick 'n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival which runs from 6 to 15 July 2012. Read More

Wine Exports to China Grow Exponentially

4 July 2012

South African wine exports to China have been growing by 50% annually for the past three years. Although South Africa only supplies 3% of the Chinese wine market, China has now become one of South Africa's top ten export destinations. Read More

Western Cape Transport Officials Investigating Minibus Crash on Aberdeen Road in Eastern Cape

3 July 2012

A minibus involved in a crash in the early hours of Wednesday passed through the Western Cape's Average Speed Over Distance (ASOD) network on the R61 (Aberdeen Road) between Beaufort-West and the provincial boundary. The minibus crashed shortly... Read More

Premier Zille to Meet "Bear", SPCA Royal Canin "Mutt of the Year"

3 July 2012

On Thursday, 5 July, Premier Helen Zille will visit a dog agility demonstration hosted by the Cape of Good Hope SPCA to meet "Bear", the SPCA Royal Canin "Mutt of the Year", and to address children at the demonstration about responsible pet... Read More

Western Cape's Policing Needs and Priorities Announced

3 July 2012

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