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Western Cape Government Gazettes: New Casino Legislation for Public Comment

18 March 2012

On Friday, 16 March 2012, the Western Cape Provincial Treasury gazetted for public comment amendments to the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Act and the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Regulations. Read More

Minister Meyer Visits Afrikaans Museum and Taal Monument

18 March 2012

The Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will visit the Afrikaans Museum and Taal Monument on 19 March. Read More

Metro's 700 000 Library Users to Benefit from Province and City's Library Protocol

18 March 2012

The Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will conclude a library protocol on 19 March, which will see the City of Cape Town's Library Services receiving a financial boost of R23.4 million for the 2012/2013 financial year. Read More

Introduction of the Overberg District Health Council

17 March 2012

Western Cape Health Minister Theuns Botha will attend the inauguration meeting of the Overberg District Health Council, and announce its members. This is the third of the province's six district health councils to be announced in the next two months. Read More

Province and City Pulling Forces Together to Deliver Improved Health Services to the People of Du Noon

17 March 2012

In the past few weeks, Western Cape Government and the City of Cape Town pulled out all of the stops to address the problems to deliver an improved healthcare service to the people of Du Noon. Read More

Minister Meyer Speaks at SA Junior Tug-of-War Championships

15 March 2012

The Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will be speaking at the official opening of the Junior South African Tug-of-War Championships on 16 March. Read More

Minister Meyer Launches Library Week in Paarl

15 March 2012

The Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will be speaking at the official launch of Library Week, which is celebrated annually during the third week of March, in Paarl. Read More

Minister Plato to Host West Coast Safety Summit

14 March 2012

On Friday, 16 March 2012, Dan Plato, the Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, together with the West Coast District Municipality, will host a Safety Summit in Picketberg on the West Coast. Read More

Tackling Alcohol Abuse Together

14 March 2012

I am pleased to announce the names of the board members of the newly formed Western Cape Liquor Authority. Read More

Press Conference on the New Du Noon Community Health Centre

14 March 2012

Western Cape Health Minister, Theuns Botha, will host a press conference on the new Community Health Centre to be built for the residents of Du Noon. He will also give an update on temporary arrangements that have been made until the new facility is... Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Madikizela to Open Provincial Youth Summit on 19 March 2012

14 March 2012

The provincial Minister for Human Settlements in the Western Cape, Bonginkosi Madikizela, accompanied by Premier Helen Zille, will officially open the Provincial Human Settlements Youth Summit at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC... Read More

Minister Plato to Join Neighbourhood Watch/SAPS Patrol at Noordhoek Beach

13 March 2012

Tomorrow, Thursday, 15 March 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will join a beach patrol at Noordhoek Beach. Read More

Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2012 Contributes R450 Million to the Western Cape's Economy

13 March 2012

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Development and TourismLast weekend's Cape Argus Cycle Tour has been estimated to have contributed R450 million to the Western Cape's economy. Read More

WCED Makes the Decision to Temporarily Close Umyezo Wama Apile School

13 March 2012

Following the disruption of teaching and learning time and the intimidation of learners and educators at Umyezo Wama Apile Combined School by elements of the Grabouw community over the course of the last week, I have considered various means at my... Read More

Minister Winde to Announce the New Board of the Western Cape Liquor Authority

13 March 2012

On 15 March 2012, the Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will announce the new board of the Western Cape Liquor Authority. Read More

Western Cape Will Participate in National Health Insurance Pilot

13 March 2012

Western Cape Health Minister Theuns Botha says that although the Western Cape does not support the National Health Insurance (NHI) green paper in its current format, it does not mean that the province will not participate in the NHI pilot projects. Read More

Premier Zille Helps Raise Awareness for World Glaucoma Week (11-17 March)

13 March 2012

On Monday, 12 March, Premier Helen Zille underwent a glaucoma test in order to help raise public awareness for World Glaucoma Week, which is running until 17 March. Read More

Western Cape Government Health Contributes to Reducing Alcohol Abuse

12 March 2012

Western Cape Government Health hosted a workshop specifically for non-governmental organisasions (NGOs) on 13 March 2012 at Lentegeur Hospital, Mitchell's Plain. Read More

Invitation to Nominate Members to the Independent Complaints Advisory Committee for Health

12 March 2012

In an effort to address complaints about health services effectively and efficiently, the Western Cape Government Health has established the Independent Complaints Advisory Committee where the Minister and Head of Department can refer complaints... Read More

Reinstatement of Specialised Gang and Drug Units to be Raised at MINMEC Meeting

12 March 2012

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

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