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Cape Town International Rated Africa's Best for Third Year in a Row

12 March 2013

Cape Town International Airport has been rated the "Best Airport in Africa" in the Airports Council International (ACI) 2012 Airport Service Quality Awards (ASQ). Read More

Knocking on Doors to Knock-out TB

12 March 2013

Western Cape Government Health in the Witzenberg (Ceres) area launched a week-long Door-to-Door campaign in the towns of Ceres, Prince Alfred Hamlet and Wolseley. This campaign will stretch from 11 to 14 March 2013, and will culminate in a community... Read More

Montagu’s dental patients smile broadly

12 March 2013

Western Cape Health in the Cape Winelands in partnership with the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) spent the weekend of 7 – 9 March 2013 improving the oral health of 365 children and adults living in the Montagu area. Read More

Media Alert: EMS Responds to a Motor Vehicle Accident on the N7, West Coast

11 March 2013

The Western Cape Government Health: Emergency Medical Services Responds to a Motor Vehicle Accident on the West Coast Read More

Bringing Sport and Business Together

11 March 2013

Sport can help reduce crime and create jobs, according to Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Launch Rectification Program in Mandlenkosi Beaufort West

11 March 2013

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will launch the rectification program in Mandlenkosi, Beaufort West, Western Cape with the executive Mayor of Beaufort West, Mr T Prince, on Monday 11 March 2013. Read More

Increased Sin Tax to be Imposed on Western Cape Casinos

11 March 2013

The Western Cape Government has tabled legislation that proposes an increase of the sin tax on casinos operating in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Hand Over Safety Trailer to Sea Point CID

11 March 2013

On Tuesday, 12 March 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will hand over a mobile safety trailer to the Sea Point City Improvement District (CID) and accompany the CID on a walkabout through the area. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Visit Chrysalis Academy

11 March 2013

On Tuesday 12 March, Premier Helen Zille will visit the Chrysalis Academy in Tokai to address young people participating in the institution’s programmes and tour its facilities. Read More

Applications for Enrolment at Schools in 2014 are Now Open

11 March 2013

While it may seem to some that the 2013 school year has only just begun, the Western Cape Education Department is already looking ahead to the start of the 2014 school year.Applications for enrolment at schools in 2014 are now open for parents and... Read More

Trade Ties Strengthened Between Western Cape and Shandong Province, China

8 March 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, this past Friday hosted Zhang Jian Guo, Shandong Province’s Vice-Governor, in Cape Town. Read More

Minister van Rensburg Visits Hopefield Chicken Cooperative

8 March 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, on Friday visited the Hopefield Chicken Cooperative initiative in Hopefield. He used the opportunity to voice his concern on the effect cheap poultry imports have on... Read More

Western Cape Educators Do the Province Proud at the National Teaching Awards

8 March 2013

I am extremely proud that four of our educators from the Western Cape received awards at last night’s National Teaching Award Ceremony in Johannesburg. Read More

Children’s Hospital Opens Upgraded Medical Ward

7 March 2013

Upgrades to Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital's Ward B2 provide welcome relief to staff and patients. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Experiencing Technical Problems with Telephone Lines

7 March 2013

Tygerberg Hospital is currently experiencing technical problems with their telephone lines. We urge the community to dial 10177 in case of a medical emergency until further advised.The Western Cape Government strives to provide responsible service... Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Opens Upgraded Medical Ward

7 March 2013

The Children's Hospital Trust hands over the upgraded ward B2 to Western Cape Health Minister Theuns Botha. Read More

Best Western Cape Athletes Honoured at Sport Awards

6 March 2013

Committed athletes who make the most of their opportunities and receive the unwavering support of their families achieve success. This was the message to nominees at the 2012 Western Cape Sport Awards ceremony in Somerset West on Friday, 1 March... Read More

Minister Carlisle to Award R25 000 to Second Road Safety Reward Winner

6 March 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will award R25 000 to the second winner of the Safely Home Road Safety Reward Campaign Read More

Play Fair and Say No to Doping

6 March 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) supports and values a collaborative movement that protects the rights of Western Cape athletes to participate in drug-free sport. Read More

Rondebosch Resident Receives R25 000 Safely Home Road Safety Reward

6 March 2013

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

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