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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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

Medical Male Circumcision Offered at Community Health Centres

28 September 2012

Hanover Park, Heideveld and Mitchell's Plain Community Health Centres (CHCs) are actively promoting the elective male medical circumcision (MMC) programme. Read More

Minister Plato to Join Neighbourhood Watch Walkabout in Nyanga

28 September 2012

This evening, Friday, 28 September 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will join the Nyanga Neighbourhood Watch on a walkabout through the Nyanga community. Read More

A Museum Where Cultures Meet

27 September 2012

The Bartolomeu Dias Museum, PetroSA and various community organisations will celebrate Heritage Month with a range of exhibitions and artistic performances on Friday, 28 September 2012. Read More

Liberating Youths through Arts and Culture

27 September 2012

The George Museum celebrates Heritage Month through empowering unemployed youths in the area with skills development in the arts and culture sector. Read More

Celebrating Our Educational Heritage

27 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is committed to celebrate heritage by bringing learners and educators from different schools together. Read More

Western Cape Government Increases Clean Audits

27 September 2012

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Honours Long-Serving Employees

27 September 2012

At the annual long service award ceremony at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital this morning, Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, honoured 27 health care workers who have been in the employ of Western Cape Government Health and 8... Read More

Minister Dedicates 2012 Heritage Debate to Brenda Fassie

27 September 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 byvisiting her family home and grave site in... Read More

Indigenous Games: A Stepping Stone for Lifelong Sport Participation

27 September 2012

Indigenous Games: a stepping stone for lifelong sport participationHundreds of participants celebrated cultural heritage by attending a Provincial Indigenous Games Tournament at the Western Cape Sport School in Kuils River on Monday, 24 September... Read More

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