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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

George Municipality to Benefit From R1 Billion Investment

15 October 2013

Western Cape Government outlines the strategies and plans for the George Municipality to create more opportunities for the people. Read More

Western Cape Tourism Attractions Welcome Millions

15 October 2013

Western Cape popular tourism attractions received over 25 million visitors over the past year, an increase welcomed by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism. Read More

Western Cape Government Continues to Improve Financial Governance

14 October 2013

The Western Cape Government commends the departments' achievements, as good financial governance is the Western Cape's top priority. Read More

Western Cape Disaster Management Sponsors Launch of Braille Material

14 October 2013

Western Cape Disaster Management, under the Department of Local Government, will hand over R15 000 to Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Opens New Infectious Diseases Centre

14 October 2013

Pneumonia remains the major cause of death in children worldwide despite the fact that it is preventable, according to health professionals at South Africa’s renowned children’s hospital. Read More

Number of No-Fee Schools to Increase In 2014

14 October 2013

Minister Donald Grant outlines the new proposal to have more no-fee schools in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Officially Release 2012/13 Audit Results

11 October 2013

Minister Alan Winde will be formally releasing the Western Cape Government’s audit report for the 2012/13 financial year on Monday, 14 October. Read More

Media Alert: World Homeless Day

10 October 2013

World Homeless Day is observed on 10 October. Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be speaking at an event hosted by the City of Cape Town to focus on the plight of homeless people. Read More

MOD Sport, Music, Dance and Library Activities for Manenberg Learners

10 October 2013

The Western Cape Government is creating opportunities for learners at six schools in Manenberg to access a comprehensive package of after-school sports and arts activities. Read More

Minister Welcomes Designation Plans for Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone

10 October 2013

Statement by Minister Alan Winde regarding the announcement of the official designation of the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Take Part in World Habitat Day Celebrations

10 October 2013

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over certificates to 39 beneficiaries of the 2 083 unit Pelikan Park housing development in Cape Town tomorrow, as part of a Habitat for Humanity event commemorating World... Read More

Metered Taxi Industry Elects Fully Representative Provincial Council

10 October 2013

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

Tygerberg Hospital Performs SA's First Non-surgical Mitral Valve Implant Operation

9 October 2013

Medical history was made at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town on 2 October 2013 when the first non-surgical Mitral Valve Implant in South Africa was successfully performed by the Tygerberg cardiac team. Read More

Minister Meyer to Launch MOD Programme in Manenberg

9 October 2013

Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer, will launch the Western Cape Government’s MOD Programme at six schools in Manenberg. Read More

Free State Receives Specialised Gang Unit, Why Not the Western Cape?

9 October 2013

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety on the absence of a specialised gang unit in the Western Cape. Read More

Healthcare 2030: A Future Health Service for the Western Cape

9 October 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, introduced the final draft of the Healthcare 2030 – the strategic framework for increasing the wellness of the Western Cape population and the creation of a better health service on 9 October 2013. Read More

Rio 2016 Olympics Fever Hits Hawston

9 October 2013

Young athletes from Hawston and surrounding areas gathered at the Hawston Sports Ground on Saturday, 5 October to celebrate Olympic Day. Read More

Cederberg Backyarders and Farmworkers to Receive Homes

9 October 2013

Four of the final beneficiaries, including 54-year-old Mrs Estelle Engelbrecht, will receive the keys to their houses in the 407 unit, R38.7 million Graafwater Housing Project in Cederberg Municipality, tomorrow. Read More

Minister Winde Outlines Western Cape Government's Support for ICT Industry

9 October 2013

Minister Winde discussed future plans for the Western Cape’s ICT sector at the Bandwidth Barn on Wednesday, 9 October. Read More

DCAS and Partners Put Club Development Netball On the Map

9 October 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Western Province Netball Union boosted the participation of women in sport by hosting the Metropole Development netball tournament in Mitchells Plain on Sunday, 6 October 2013. Read More

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