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Planning for the 2013 School Year

23 October 2012

While the 2012 school year is still in full swing, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has been working hard to ensure that it is prepared and ready for the 2013 school year. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Join "Child Safety in a Vehicle" Campaign to Collect Used Car Seats

23 October 2012

On 23 October 2012, Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will join the Drive More Safely team, led by Ms Alida Jones, at SACS Junior School. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Title Deeds in Belhar, Cape Town

23 October 2012

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over 91 titled deeds in Belhar, Cape Town. 21 of the beneficiaries are over 60 years of age, and the oldest, DJ Theunissen, is 81. Read More

Unrestrained Toddler Five Times More Likely to Die in a Car Crash

23 October 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works showed his support for the “Child Safety in the Vehicle” campaign at SACS Junior School on 23 October 2012. Read More

Premier Zille to Address First Sustain our Africa Summit

23 October 2012

Tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 October, Premier Helen Zille will deliver the opening address at the first Sustain our Africa Summit. Read More

Route 60 between Ashton and Montagu to Be Closed Until Next Week

23 October 2012

Motorists who intend to travel the R60 between Montagu and Ashton in the Western Cape are asked to use alternative routes.  The road closure is as a result of a slip that occurred at the weekend. Read More

Matric Exams: The Time for the Class of 2012 to Shine has Finally Come

22 October 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald Grant Read More

Arts Awareness in the Cape Winelands

22 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with various organisations and municipalities in the Cape Winelands region to promote and develop performing arts in rural communities, and to create opportunities for artists in the arts sector. Read More

Minister Fritz to Honour Top Early Childhood Development Achievers

22 October 2012

Tomorrow, 23 October, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will deliver the keynote address at the South African Early Childhood Development Awards in Observatory. Read More

Another Police Officer has been Shot and Killed

19 October 2012

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

Western Cape Tri-Annual Agricultural Summit

19 October 2012

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture will host the first Tri-annual Western Cape Agriculture Summit in Stellenbosch. Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, will be the guest speaker on the 22nd. Read More

Cataract Surgery Marathon Helps Restore Sight in Eden and Central Karoo

18 October 2012

Following last year's successful cataract marathon, George Hospital's Ophthalmology team is on the move again to treat patients living in the Eden and Central Karoo. Read More

The Sky is the Limit for the Western Cape’s Construction Sector

18 October 2012

The Western Cape’s construction sector has once again returned to growth. After experiencing a 0.6% decline in jobs during the global recession, in 2010, jobs in the construction sector rose by 1.1%. Read More

Beaufort West Forensic Pathology Laboratory Opens Its Doors (Simul)

18 October 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, officially opened a new R10 million forensic laboratory in Beaufort West on 15 October 2012. Read More

Premier Zille to Address Matric Valedictory Service

18 October 2012

This afternoon, Thursday, 18 October, Premier Helen Zille will address the Matric valedictory service at the top-performing Masibambane Secondary School in Kraaifontein. Read More

Minister Plato: Police Killings Condemned

17 October 2012

It is with shock and sadness that I learned this morning that another of our police officers was shot and injured in Belhar. Read More

Gratitude to All Involved in Hout Bay Rescue Operation

17 October 2012

At a press conference held in the Cape Town City Centre today, Western Cape Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, expressed his sincere gratitude to all of the men and women who conducted the rescue operation after the capsizing... Read More

Minister Winde to Visit Cape Town’s Soon-to-be Tallest Building

17 October 2012

On Wednesday, 17 October 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde will visit the construction site of Cape Town’s s Read More

Update on Hout Bay Boat Accident

16 October 2012

On Tuesday, 16 October 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, the CEO of Cape Town Tourism, Mariette du Toit-Helmbold, and the Acting Head of the City of Cape Town’s Disaster Operations Centre, Wilfred... Read More

Minister Grant to Announce Decision on the Possible Closure of Schools

16 October 2012

On Tuesday, 16 October 2012, Minister Donald Grant will be presenting a plan aimed at improving the lives of over 4 000 learners in this province. Read More

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