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Minister van Rensburg Announces the budget for 2012/2013

27 March 2012

On 28 March, the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg, announced his department's budget for the 2012/2013 financial year. Read More

Western Cape Government Health Honours Dedicated Staff at Long Service Awards

27 March 2012

Western Cape Government Health will honour 76 staff members at a Long Service Awards Ceremony on Friday, 30 March 2012, for 20, 30 and 40 years of public service. Read More

Reading Conference Attracts Hundreds of Educators

26 March 2012

In our strategic plan for education in 2009, we made the commitment to provide educators with opportunities for ongoing professional development and training. Read More

Minister Grant to Visit Holiday Teacher Training Programme

26 March 2012

On 27 March, Minister of Education, Donald Grant, will be visiting the Cape Teaching and Leadership Institute where 500 Foundation Phase educators are receiving training in the teaching of language and reading skills. Read More

Minister Winde to Deliver the Western Cape Provincial Treasury Budget Vote Speech

26 March 2012

On Tuesday, 27 March 2012, the Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will deliver the Budget Vote Speech of the Western Cape Government Provincial Treasury. Read More

Western Cape Farmer Crowned Top Female Commercial Farmer in Country

25 March 2012

Jacky Goliath from Simondium in the Western Cape scooped the coveted National Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the category, Commercial, at a gala event held on Friday, 23 March, at the Mittah Seperepere Convention Centre in Kimberley by the... Read More

Minister Carlisle: Metrorail's Regional Manager is Wrong About Fare Increase Being Justified

25 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has said that Metrorail Western Cape Regional Manager Mthura Swartz "is incorrect when he states that the shocking planned increase of 27% in rail fares is justified because Metrorail fares... Read More

World TB Day, 24 March 2012

23 March 2012

On World TB Day, 24 March 2012, the Western Cape is launching its strategic plan for HIV and AIDS, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and tuberculosis (TB) for the period 2012-2016. Read More

Students Given Boost with Bursary Awards

22 March 2012

Twelve maths, economics and accounting learners in the Western Cape have become the latest high school pupils in the province to be awarded bursaries in the Western Cape Schools Essay Writing Bursary Competition on Saturday, 24 March. Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases Highlights of Budget Speech 2012/2013

22 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released a short preview of his department's Budget Speech 2012, which will be delivered in the Provincial Legislature at 16:30 on 23 March. Read More

Premier Helen Zille Receives Memorandum from Disability Group

22 March 2012

On Tuesday, 20 March, Premier Helen Zille received a memorandum submitted by the disability service and advocacy group, Cape Mental Health, calling for the recognition and realisation of the human rights of persons with intellectual disability ahead... Read More

Free Pregnancy Testing in Mitchell's Plain and Klipfontein Area

21 March 2012

Free pregnancy testing is available at all public healthcare facilities in the Mitchell's Plain and Klipfontein area. Read More

Minister Plato: Khayelitsha Mob Justice Unacceptable

21 March 2012

Following the recent incidents of mob justice in Khayelitsha, I will be calling on the police to arrest any individuals identified as inciting violence and being the ringleaders of these vigilante attacks. Read More

Minister Carlisle Slams Metrorail Fare Increase as "Totally Unacceptable"

21 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has said that he wants Metrorail "to adjust its planned fare increase from the totally unacceptable 27% planned for 1 April 2012 to a single-digit figure". Read More

Minister Meyer Joins Chess Champion at Chess Exhibition

21 March 2012

On 22 March, Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will join legendary chess champion, Grandmaster Gary Kasparov, in Khayelitsha where Kasparov will be conducting a simultaneous chess display. Read More

Minister Meyer on Human Rights Celebrations

19 March 2012

On 20 March, Minister Meyer visited the Afrikaans Taal Museum and the Taal Monument in Paarl. Read More

Minister Winde to Speak at CapaCITi 2012 Programme Launch

18 March 2012

On Tuesday, 20 March 2012, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will deliver a speech at the CapaCITi 1000 Business Analysis and Systems Analysis (BASA) 2012 Programme Launch. Read More

Minister Grant Condemns Further Disruption in Grabouw and Briefs Media on the Facts

18 March 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI condemn in the strongest possible terms this morning's violence and disorder in the demonstration in Grabouw organised by the Elgin Grabouw Civic Organisation (EGCO). Read More

Speech Excerpts from Minister Madikizela's Address at the Provincial Youth in Human Settlements Summit

18 March 2012

Western Cape Government Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela made the opening remarks at the Provincial Youth in Human Settlements Summit at the Cape Town International Conference Centre in Cape Town. Read More

Transitional Challenges in the Provision of CDU Service

18 March 2012

The Chronic Dispensing Unit (CDU) services is in the process of being taken over by a new service provider, UTI. Read More

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