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Minister Fritz Makes Statement on Employee's Arrest

7 February 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social DevelopmentIt has been brought to my attention that a senior official in my department was arrested last year on a charge of possession of illegal substances. Read More

Supplementary Examinations for 2011/2012 to Begin Tomorrow

7 February 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationTomorrow, the 2011/2012 supplementary examinations will begin in the Western Cape. A total of 6 564 candidates registered for the examinations, which will end on 22 March 2012 with Mechanical... Read More

Minister Fritz Makes Statement on Employee's Arrest

7 February 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social DevelopmentIt has been brought to my attention that a senior official in my department was arrested last year on a charge of possession of illegal substances. Read More

Western Cape is Prepared for the Upcoming School Governing Bodies Elections

6 February 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationStrong school governing bodies (SGBs) are one of the essential partners in our plan to improve education outcomes in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Update on Rescues in Session - 6 February 2012

6 February 2012

Update on the rescues that took place yesterday, 6 February 2012: Read More

Media Alert: Rescues in Session - 6 February 2012

5 February 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is currently responding to and assisting on three calls: Read More

Media Alert: Rescue Missions - 5 February 2012

4 February 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to multiple incidents over the weekend: Read More

Media Alert: MVA on Sir Lowry's Pass

1 February 2012

The Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is currently attending to a motor vehicle accident. Read More

Revised Chapman's Peak Brochure Online after Feedback from Hout Bay Residents' Association

1 February 2012

Robin Carlisle, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, has revised the brochure published by his ministry about the Chapman's Peak toll road following feedback from member of the Hout Bay Residents' Association and long-standing... Read More

Boy Graduates from Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital's Breathe Easy Programme

31 January 2012

Hamza Ahmed of Athlone's long history with Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital's Breathe Easy Home Care Ventilation Programme has finally come to a happy end. The ten-year-old has been in and out of doctor's offices since he was two years old... Read More

Minister Meyer Meets with the Muslim Judicial Council

31 January 2012

Media Statement by Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Protect Your Preschooler from Pneumococcal Diseases

31 January 2012

Western Cape Government Health has today launched a four-month campaign to ensure that all children between 18 months and three years old, as well as high-risk children under six, receive the best possible protection from Pneumoccocal diseases such... Read More

Additional NGO Funding Approved for Persons with Disabilities

31 January 2012

In December last year, I presented to parliament my department's adjustment budget, in which we managed to save R50 million by cutting back on non-essential spending. Read More

Premier Helen Zille Hosts Animal Welfare Summit

31 January 2012

On Tuesday, 31 January, Premier Helen Zille hosted a summit with Western Cape animal welfare organisations, working with domestic animals as part of an effort to ensure an integrated and coordinated approach to promoting animal welfare and ensuring... Read More

Cape Town Public Transport Roleplayers Set up Coordinating Group to Help Commuters

31 January 2012

At a meeting requested by Robin Carlisle, Provincial Minister for Transport and Public Works, on Friday, 27 January, public transport roleplayers agreed to put in place mechanisms to try and ensure that travel on public transport is improved. Read More

Search for Owner of Vehicle at Centre of R44 Horror Crash Continues

29 January 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has reacted with shock and anger to the latest horror crashes on the N1 and R44, which have so far killed a total of 13 people. Read More

Minister Grant Kicks off the 2012 Educator Training Programme

29 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationOne of the major focus areas for the WCED this year is to improve the teaching skills of our educators by providing to them various training and development programmes throughout the year. Read More

Media Alert: Update on R45 Motor Vehicle Accident

29 January 2012

At 07:30 on the R45 between Gouda and Ceres (Saron) - Medical Rescuers and Emergency Medical Personnel worked two and a half hours to medically treat and assist 56 patients from the scene of a motor vehicle accident. Read More

Media Alert: Motor Vehicle Accident on N1

29 January 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a serious motor vehicle accident in the early hours of this morning. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Oversee Municipal Human Settlement Delivery

26 January 2012

Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will visit several municipalities from Monday, 30 January 2012, until Saturday, 4 February 2012, to ensure the accelerated delivery of housing opportunities to the people who most need them, with a... Read More

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