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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Operation Learner Transport: De Doorns School Bus Driver Arrested

15 January 2012

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyThe Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, praised Provincial Traffic Services for the quick arrest of a school bus driver in the De Doorns area for being under the influence... Read More

Media Alert: EMS Responds to Mountain Call

15 January 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a mountain rescue call earlier today. Read More

New Somerset Hospital to Upgrade Electrical System

11 January 2012

Due to the recent power failure endured by staff and patients at New Somerset Hospital, the hospital's management has decided to replace two change over breakers (ie upgrade the hospital's electrical system). Read More

Three Arrested in Driver's Licence Joint Sting Operation in Worcester

11 January 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has announced the arrests this morning of two traffic officers and a civilian in a joint sting operation between Worcester Crime Intelligence and his department's... Read More

Minister Winde: Western Cape Experiencing Great Summer Season

11 January 2012

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

Chapman's Peak: The Real Achievements since May 2009

10 January 2012

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

First Day of School: Working "Better Together" to Ensure Our Learners Receive a Quality Education

10 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationToday, around 940 000 learners will begin the 2012 school year.The WCED is expecting around 100 000 learners to enter Grade 1 this year and approximately 80 000 in Grade 8. Read More

Western Cape Releases Names of Top Candidates and Schools in the Province

9 January 2012

This morning, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Education Minister Donald Grant hosted an awards function at Leeuwenhof to acknowledge the outstanding success of schools and individual learners from throughout this province in the 2011 National... Read More

Latest Road Fatality Statistics for the Festive Season

9 January 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released the latest fatality stats for the festive season, which began on 1 December 2011 and ends on 31 January 2012. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

8 January 2012

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

Media Alert: EMS Responds to Motorbike Accident in Pinelands

5 January 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motorbike accident last night. Read More

NSC Results Indicate Systems Improvements in Education in the Western Cape

4 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationYesterday's release of the 2011 National Senior Certificate (NSC) results was an exciting and happy occasion. Read More

Media Alert: Silver Stream Beach Search Update

3 January 2012

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) medical and technical crews, Air Mercy Service (AMS) and the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) stood down after searching for an 18 year old male for two (2) hours. South African Police Services (SAPS) have... Read More

NSC 2011: Class of 2011 Does the Western Cape Proud

3 January 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationIt is with great pleasure that I announce the details of the performance of the Western Cape in the 2011 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. Read More

Media Alert: EMS Responds to Silver Stream Beach Search

3 January 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) was called out to a beach search at Silver Stream Beach. Read More

Media Alert: EMS Responds to Lion's Head Rescue Call

3 January 2012

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) recently responded to a mountain rescue and aquatic call. Read More

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