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George Hospital's Emergency Centre Officially Opened by Minister Theuns Botha

8 October 2012

George Hospital’s Emergency Centre was officially opened by the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, on 8 October 2012. Read More

George Hospital's Emergency Centre Officially Opened by Minister Botha

8 October 2012

George Hospital’s Emergency Centre was officially opened by the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, on 8 October 2012. Read More

Colourful Mural Painting at Siyabonga

5 October 2012

As part of Visual Arts Week, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners are sprucing up the outside appearance of the Siyabonga Care Village for disabled people in Vredenburg. Read More

Western Cape Education Department Celebrates World Teachers' Day

5 October 2012

The Western Cape Education Department WCED) is proud to join colleagues around the world as we celebrate World Teachers’ Day today, Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

Unique Festival in Mossel Bay

5 October 2012

Plans to establish Mossel Bay as the high performance sporting capital of the Southern Cape received a major boost with the successful hosting of the inaugural Mossel Bay Sport Festival. Read More

The Department of Agriculture Celebrates World Food Day

4 October 2012

It is that time of year when we celebrate World Food Day, which will be held on Wednesday, 10 October 2012. The theme for 2012 is "Agricultural co-operatives - key to feeding the world". Read More

Red Cross Children's Hospital Honours Long-Serving Employees

4 October 2012

Professor John Hewitson has performed thousands of surgeries in his 30 years' service at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and Groote Schuur Hospital. Read More

Seniors to Compete in Olympiatrics

4 October 2012

In keeping with Older Persons' Week, nearly 600 seniors from the various service centres in the Metro South Region will be competing in an Olympiatrics event at Vygieskraal Stadium on 4 October. Read More

Dancing Opportunities for Youngsters at Arts Week

3 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners are using dance workshops to prepare and create opportunities for youths from St Helena Bay to compete in the Saldanha Bay Arts Week main event on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

Mowbray Maternity Hospital Receives Equipment Worth R500 000

3 October 2012

Mowbray Maternity Hospital, through the Peninsula Maternity Trust, received a phototherapy light unit and an ultrasound/echocardiogram machine for the hospital’s Neonatal Unit, purchased by the Old Mutual Investment Group South Africa (OMIGSA) and... Read More

Minister Fritz to Send off Team SA to Homeless World Cup

3 October 2012

On 3 October, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, along with several other dignitaries, will be sending off Team SA to compete in the Homeless World Cup in Mexico. Read More

Positive Expectations at Provincial Youth Camp

2 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and their partners present programmes with a positive impact at the Provincial Youth Camp. Read More

Minister Meyer Dedicates 2012 Heritage Debate to Brenda Fassie

2 October 2012

The Western Cape Government dedicates the 2012 Heritage Debate to the late Brenda Fassie. Emotions ran high when the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, paid tribute to the music legend by visiting her family home and grave site... Read More

Minister Botha Officially Opens New Ambulance Station in Vredendal

2 October 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, formally opened the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Vredendal station on 2 October 2012, of which R6.5 million of the health budget was dedicated to the increase of infrastructure in the Western... Read More

Indigenous Games at Provincial Youth Camp

1 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and their partners introduce Western Cape youth to their cultural heritage at the Provincial Youth Camp at Steinthal Estate in Tulbagh. Read More

Provincial Youth Camp Adds Value to Lives

1 October 2012

Hundreds of youths from across the Western Cape have gathered to gain leadership skills, build a sense of patriotism and practice social inclusion. Read More

Prevention is Better (and Cheaper) than Cure

1 October 2012

Staying healthy is much cheaper than being unable to work or needing to visit the clinic often due to the complications of preventable illnesses such as hypertension and diabetes. Read More

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