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Minister to Deliver Keynote Address at the Youth in Construction Expo

12 August 2012

Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, will be delivering the key note address at the Youth in Construction Expo, tonight at the Good Hope Centre. Read More

Minister Grant to Visit Rheenendal Primary School

12 August 2012

Nearly a year ago, a horrific and tragic bus accident claimed the lives of 14 learners and a bus driver in Rheenendal. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand over Houses for Women's Day

7 August 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over two sponsored houses to needy beneficiaries as part of Women's Day celebrations on 9 August 2012. Read More

Western Cape Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

7 August 2012

Breastfeeding is the normal way of providing young infants with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Read More

WCED Increases Educator Posts for 2013

7 August 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationThe statutory process pertaining to the basket of posts for 2011 has now been completed. Read More

EMS Alert: Currently Searching for Missing Ambulance and EMS Practitioner in Kogmanskloof River

6 August 2012

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is currently searching for an EMS practitioner and ambulance that went missing in the Kogmanskloof River in Montagu. Read More

New Emergency Centre under Construction at Karl Bremer Hospital

6 August 2012

The new Emergency Centre currently under construction at Karl Bremer Hospital will broaden the scope of health services on offer to a complete package of primary healthcare services to patients from the northern and Tygerberg sub-districts, the... Read More

Proposed School Closures: WCED Prepares Learner Placement Plans

6 August 2012

Media Statement by Penny Vinjevold, Head of Education in the Western Cape The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is preparing detailed learner placement plans for learners affected by proposed school closures in the province. Read More

Employment in the Western Cape's Green Economy Projected to Grow by 500%

5 August 2012

Employment opportunities in the Western Cape's Green Economy are projected to grow by 500% by 2020.The sector, which employed 3 000 people in 2010, is projected to employ 12 000 by 2015, 16 000 by 2020 and 20 000 by 2025. Read More

Call Centre with Same-Day Turnaround Time for Patient Complaints

5 August 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, today announced a pilot project to address patient complaints. This is an initiative by Minister Botha to create a communication channel for patients who are unhappy about health services and want... Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Meyer to Visit Mothers Unite in Lavender Hill

5 August 2012

Tomorrow morning, Tuesday, 7 August, Premier Helen Zille and Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer, will visit Mothers Unite, a community-based organisation in Lavender Hill that runs a feeding scheme and provides educational and... Read More

New R53 Million Emergency Centre Currently Under Construction at Karl Bremer Hospital

5 August 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will brief the media on the new emergency centre currently under construction at Karl Bremer Hospital on 7 August 2012. There will also be a short presentation with artist's impressions on the new... Read More

Ministers Carlisle and Plato Get Compliance Commitments from SA Roadlink

5 August 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, and Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety, today met with representatives for SA Roadlink to hear plans of an improved SA Roadlink in its operations and commitment to passenger safety. Read More

Proposed School Closures - Learner Placement Plans

5 August 2012

Penny Vinjevold, the Head of Education in the Western Cape, will brief the media on 7 August on the WCED's plans to place learners who could be affected by the department's proposed school closures. Read More

City and Province Offer Reward for Information on Stoning of Golden Arrow Bus

4 August 2012

Joint Statement by Premier Hellen Zille and Mayor Patricia de Lille Read More

Announcement of Call Centre System to Facilitate Patient Complaints

2 August 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will announce details on 3 August 2012 of a patient complaint system to be piloted over the next three months at selected health care facilities. Minister Botha will also address patients on the... Read More

Minister Winde to Visit "Green" Factories

2 August 2012

On Monday, 6 August 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will visit "Green" factories.  Read More

"Separate is Not Equal" Exhibition at Mossel Bay

2 August 2012

An exhibition that captures the segregation history of the United States of America is currently on display at the Bartolomeu Dias Museum in Mossel Bay. Read More

EMS Alert: Motor Vehicle Accident on Main Road, Hout Bay

1 August 2012

The Western Cape Health: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle accident earlier today.At 09:05 on Main Road, Hout Bay - EMS Rescuers and Practitioners treated and transported 17 patients on the scene of a side collision... Read More

EMS Alert: Motor Vehicle Accident on Buitenkant Street, Cape Town

1 August 2012

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services responded to a motor vehicle accident earlier. Read More

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