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Polio and Measles Immunisation Campaign Kicks Off with Kids Party

30 April 2013

Free balls, educational games and a jumping castle meant the children of Zwelenthemba had fun at the launch of the Polio and Measles Immunisation campaign in Worcester. Read More

70 International Surgeons Trained In Marathon Surgery Week

30 April 2013

International collaboration offers hope to children living with disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon. Read More

DCAS Funding Boosts Boland Sport Federations

30 April 2013

The future looks bright for sporting councils in the Boland after a generous donation from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

Media Alert: Launch of Western Cape Mechanisation Project

30 April 2013

Minister Gerrit van Rensburg to launch the Western Cape Mechanisation Project at Ganzekraal Farm. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Brief on Foreign Investments in BPO Industry

30 April 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde to brief media on foreign investment developments in the province’s Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) industry. Read More

Mass Immunisation Campaign Kicks Off

29 April 2013

Western Cape Government Health is providing free measles and polio immunisations to children up to the age of 59 months. The objective of this mass immunisation campaign is to give children additional protection against polio and measles. Read More

Western Cape Government Further Expands Access to Meals at Schools

29 April 2013

Media Statement by the Minister of Education, Donald Grant. Read More

Youth at Risk Choose Education Over Gangsterism

28 April 2013

Vulnerable and unemployed youth from crime-affected communities taking part in the Northlink College and Department of Community Safety partnership are eager to learn and improve their lives. Read More

Route 60 Nearing Completion

26 April 2013

The R60 between Ashton and Swellendam should be open for traffic on 3 May 2013.The road was closed due to a crater caused by a slip failure. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Join Learners for Breakfast

26 April 2013

Minister Grant will be joining Academia Primary School learners for breakfast, as part of the Western Cape's school feeding scheme. Read More

Minister Winde on Announcement of National Tourism Statistics

25 April 2013

The Western Cape eyes new direct international air routes and tourism products to increase travel to the Western Cape, as South Africa's tourism sector shows over 10% growth. Read More

Western Cape Liquor Authority Embarks on Awareness Sessions for Teens

25 April 2013

The Western Cape Liquor Authority embarks on province-wide school visits to educate learners on the dangers of alcohol abuse. Read More

Response Regarding Recent Rural Unrest

25 April 2013

On Thursday, 25 April 2013, the Western Cape Government will announce action steps to be taken by the Western Cape Department of Agricultur Read More

Only 3.2% of Western Cape Schools were Closed During SADTU Protests

25 April 2013

The WCEDs final report indicates that 8% (approximately 2 400) of our educators participated in protest action. 48 schools were closed across the province today. This represents 3.2% of the schools in the province. Read More

Draft Safety of Cyclists Regulations Open for Public Comment

24 April 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksThe Western Cape Provincial Road Traffic Administration Act (6 of 2012) was passed in December 2012 and will come into effect on 1 June 2013. Read More

Hanover Park Community Health Centre Launches a New ARV (RAP) Clinic

24 April 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha today officially launched a new Rapid Antiretroviral Initiation Program (RAP) at the Hanover Park Community Health Centre. Read More

Polio and Measles Immunisation Campaign

24 April 2013

The Western Cape Government Health will be providing free polio and measles immunisation to all children under the age of five years in two rounds. The first round of the free polio and measles campaign will kick off from 29 April to 17 May 2013. Read More

Youth Celebrate Freedom Day at Baxter Theatre

24 April 2013

“When Freedom Came” is an exciting music, drama and dance production to be performed at the Baxter Theatre on 26 and 27 April 2013. Read More

Western Cape Law Firm Wins Top Intellectual Property Award

24 April 2013

The Western Cape Government congratulates the province-based firm, Von Seidels Intellectual Property Attorneys on winning the South African IP Firm of the Year award. Read More

Boost for Radiation Therapy Equipment at Groote Schuur Hospital

23 April 2013

Patients with cancer set to benefit from upgrades and new, state-of-the-art radiation equipment. Read More