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Speech Excerpts from Minister Madikizela's Address at Housing Handover in Lwandle

2 April 2012

The Provincial Minister for Human Settlements in the Western Cape, Bonginkosi Madikizela, delivered the keynote address at the handover of a specially designed house to wheelchair-bound Ms Angela Msizi, who is also the grandmother and caretaker of... Read More

Western Cape Government Health Introduces Influenza Campaign

2 April 2012

Western Cape Government Health is embarking on an influenza vaccination campaign, which is taking place from 2 April to 30 June 2012. A total of 100 000 vaccine doses will be available for this campaign and have been allocated to all districts. Read More

Ministers Carlisle and Plato Launch Safely Home Road Safety Plan for Easter Weekend

2 April 2012

All Safely Home programmes and initiatives aimed at increasing road safety during the festive season are in place as a transversal approach between the Western Cape Departments of Community Safety, Transport and Health. Read More

Public Notice: Delay in Delivery of Chronic Medication

1 April 2012

Please note that the delivery of chronic medication is currently delayed due to the department's conversion from one service provider to another, which involves almost 200 000 prescriptions. Read More

Western Cape Government Welcomes Jobs Fund Application Process Re-Opening

1 April 2012

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

Cape Town Lights up for World Autism Awareness Day

1 April 2012

Today is World Autism Awareness Day. Various initiatives will be rolled out all over the world to shine the light on Autism and raise much needed funds to assist thousands of families who live with the challenges of raising autistic children. Read More

Minister Plato Addresses the Implementation of the New Liquor Laws

1 April 2012

Following the promulgation of the Western Cape's new liquor laws, I will be speaking to Western Cape Police Commissioner, General Arno Lamoer, about SAPS' plans to implement the act and clamp down on the illegal sale and distribution of alcohol in... Read More

Western Cape Government Shines Light on Autism

1 April 2012

World Autism Awareness Day is commemorated on 2 April. Various initiatives will be rolled out all over the world to shine the light on autism and raise much-needed funds to assist thousands of families who live with the challenges of raising... Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand over Houses to Disabled Beneficiaries in Lwandle, Khayelitsha

1 April 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will deliver the keynote address at the handover of a specially designed house to wheelchair bound Ms Angela Msizi, on 2 April 2012. Read More

Premier Helen Zille Welcomes Constitutional Court Ruling on Judge Hlophe Case

1 April 2012

On Friday, 30 March 2012, the Constitutional Court decided unanimously that it will not hear Judge John Hlophe's appeal in the matter relating to my original court action in the Cape High Court against the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). Read More

Western Cape Government Enacts Liquor Act after Ten Years in the Making

1 April 2012

As from Sunday, 1 April 2012, the remaining provisions of the Western Cape Liquor Act, the Western Cape Liquor Amendment Act and the Western Cape Liquor Regulations will be in effect. Read More

Minister Carlisle: COSATU and Chamber of Commerce Have Sold Out to Commuters

1 April 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has said that "if it is true that Cosatu and the Chamber of Commerce have agreed with Metrorail to fare increases ranging between 13 and 21%, then it is regrettable that they have sold out... Read More

Better Together: Tourism, Trade and Investment Marketing to Be Incorporated into Single Organisation

1 April 2012

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

Western Cape Government Health Awards 75 Staff Members for Long Service Excellence

29 March 2012

Dedicated employees who have been working for Western Cape Government Health for 20, 30 and 40 years were honoured at a special Long Service Awards Ceremony on 30 March for their uninterrupted and devoted public service. Read More

Ministers Carlisle and Plato to Launch Safely Home Road Safety Plan for Easter Weekend

29 March 2012

On Monday 2 April, the Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, and Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato will launch the Safely Home Road Safety Plan for the Easter Weekend. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Metrorail Must Stop the Stone Throwers

28 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has called on Metrorail "to stop the stone throwers that in a little over week have struck at least three train commuters". Read More

Western Cape Government Health Helps Prevent Child Mortality

28 March 2012

According to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the "pneumococcus" germ remains a leading cause of serious illness among children and adults worldwide, including bacteremia (invasion of the blood stream), meningitis (infection of the linings... Read More

Minister Fritz to Join Hanover Park Senior Citizens for Elder Abuse Workshop

28 March 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will visit the senior citizens of Hanover Park on 29 March. Read More

Minister Fritz to Join Hanover Park Senior Citizens for Elder Abuse Workshop

27 March 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will visit the senior citizens of Hanover Park on 29 March.The seniors will attend a workshop on elder abuse and how to deal with it. They will also be discussing the issue of drawing up a... Read More

Minister Winde to Deliver Department of Economic Development and Tourism Budget Speech

27 March 2012

On Wednesday, 28 March 2012, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will deliver the Budget Vote Speech of the Department of Economic Development and Tourism. Read More

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