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Provincial Road to Get R277 Million Upgrade

15 April 2013

The Department of Transport and Public Works has undertaken a multi-million rand upgrade of the Southern Cape roads system. The Gansbaai-Bredasdorp Project will create essential infrastructure links in the region. Read More

The ANC's Winelands Toll Road

15 April 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksWhilst there are many aspects to the current Winelands Toll Roads controversy, one thing is indisputable - This is an ANC toll road. Read More

Premier Zille to Address 2013 PAY Project Interns

15 April 2013

On Monday, 15 April, Premier Helen Zille will address the 2013 cohort of interns selected for the Premier’s Advancement of Youth (PAY) Project Read More

Partnership Transforms Health Sector Into Economy Driver

12 April 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health Theuns Botha says government needs to partner with the private sector to grow the health economy and stretch the health rand. Read More

Prizes up for Grabs for Enthusiastic Participants

12 April 2013

The Western Cape Government is taking a healthy approach towards people in the Cape Town community by encouraging them, through weekly public aerobic sessions, to aim to make sport a regular part of their life. Read More

Cheque Handovers Open Worlds for Libraries

12 April 2013

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, declared it as one of his many missions for 2013 to handover cheques to municipalities to support them as structures of knowledge and accessibility. Read More

Western Cape Minister of Health Orders Investigation Into Direct Procurement

11 April 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health orders investigation into possibility to procure all-in-one Antiretroviral Drugs (ARV's) directly. Read More

“From Past to Present” as Pacaltsdorp Celebrates 200 Years of Existence

11 April 2013

"We should not be ashamed of our culture. We should embrace it with pride.” This was the message by the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer to guests in George at the bicentennial celebrations of Pacaltsdorp on Saturday, 6 April... Read More

Minister Meyer Unveils Plaque at Pinnacle Point

11 April 2013

On Tuesday, 9 April 2013, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, and the Mayor of Mossel Bay, Alderwoman Marie Ferreira, unveiled the Heritage Western Cape plaque which identifies the archaeological site at Pinnacle... Read More

Netball Revolution Underway in SWD

11 April 2013

“This was only the beginning. Read More

Patients Benefit from R40 000 Dis-Chem Cape Town Donation

11 April 2013

A generous donation by Dis-Chem Cape Town is giving state funding a reprieve. The pharmaceutical retailer donated R40 000 worth of hygiene products to Tygerberg Hospital. Read More

Department gives SWD Federations a Financial Boost

11 April 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport boosted resources for talent development and sport participation in the South Western District (SWD) region by funding local federations at the region’s annual cheque handover ceremony. Read More

Fresh Deliveries for New Maternity Ward

10 April 2013

Personnel at Hermanus Hospital were delighted to move into the newly built maternity ward on Monday, 8 April 2013.  It was,  however the delivery of several bouncing babies that cemented the joy. Read More

Media Alert: Hand Over of Animal Medical Supplies

10 April 2013

On Thursday, 11 April, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg will hand over de-wormer medical supplies to the Cart Horse Association and the Cape of Good Hope SPCA at the Community Garden in Flamboom Road (Bonteheuwel). Read More

Media Alert: Special Needs Beneficiaries to Receive Houses in Nyanga

10 April 2013

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over two houses to special needs beneficiaries at 14h00 on 10 April 2013 at the Boys Town Housing Project, Nyanga, Cape Town. Read More

Western Cape Reaches Goal of Universal Access to Grade R

10 April 2013

The Western Cape Education Department has already met its objective of universal access to Grade R by 2014. Read More

Hospital Marks Allergy Week With Lifesaving Talk

9 April 2013

To mark World Allergy Week, the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital hosted a free talk for teachers and parents on 9 April, at 4pm, to inform them of how to manage severe allergic reactions and how to reduce the risk of death. Read More

New Temporary Du Noon Clinic an example of Governing Better Together

9 April 2013

A new 'ground-breaking' temporary clinic in Du Noon may be the answer to the health service delivery problem. Read More

Department to Fund Provincial Sport Federations

9 April 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is proud to support sport federations who are willing to work together and engage in meaningful partnerships with the community and other role-players in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Attend Opening of Thusong Service Centre in Paarl

9 April 2013

On Tuesday 09 April, Premier Helen Zille will attend the official opening of the Paarl-East Thusong Service Centre in Mbekweni, which will include a plaque unveili Read More

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