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Disgraceful: Criminals rob Medics trying to Save Girl’s Life

25 March 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Laser-assisted Surgical Procedure a First for Neurosurgery

25 March 2015

Seventeen-month old Masslino Franke from Manenberg was born prematurely on 27 August 2013 and suffered extensive bleeding in his brain.  Read More

Budget Vote 7 on Social Development

25 March 2015

[The following speech was delivered by Minister Albert Fritz in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament on Tuesday 24 March 2015, during his presentation of the Department of Social Development’s Budget Vote 7 for 2015/16.] Read More

Minister Madikizela to Make Major Announcement During 2015-2016 Budget Speech

24 March 2015

Today Tuesday, 24 March 2015, the Provincial Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela will be hosting a media briefing prior to his Budget Speech in the Provincial Legislature.  Minister Madikizela will focus on: Read More

Minister Mbombo And Minister Grant Launch TB Prevention Campaign 2015

23 March 2015

This morning, the Minister for Transport and Public Works, Mr Donald Grant, joined me on a walkabout visit to the Cape Town Station to launch the Open (the) Windows Campaign ahead of World TB Day tomorrow. Read More

Focus Schools set the stage alight at the Artscape

23 March 2015

It was an afternoon of singing, rhythm, blues, brass and all that jazz when the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) Training and Development programme kicked off this past weekend, starting with the Arts and Culture Focus Schools Live Perfo Read More

Gauteng Police implicated in Selling Guns to Cape gangsters – Huge Breakthrough

23 March 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Provincial Traffic: Ten Killed on Western Cape Roads

23 March 2015

On 20 and 21 March 2015, 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 339 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Ministerial Intervention Ensures R200m Housing Project Gets Underway

23 March 2015

Direct intervention by Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela ensured that construction an almost doomed housing project was officially commemorated with a tree planting ceremony today. Minister Madikizela said “This project... Read More

Premier Helen Zille and Minister Alan Winde officially launch Barn Khayelitsha

23 March 2015

Premier Helen Zille and Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, this week launched a multi-million rand business incubator to support tech entrepreneurs and drive job creation in Khayelitsha and Mitchell's Plain. Read More

Innovation is key in Building Sustainable Human Settlements

23 March 2015

Outcomes from the second annual Sustainable Settlement Innovation Summit 2015 Cape Town – On Monday, 2 March, 120 delegates from the academia, government, NGO and private sector gathered to attend, discuss and share ideas for the second Sustainable... Read More

Safe Roads, Safe Children on Human Rights Day

20 March 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works will celebrate Human Rights Day with a Fun Walk event aimed at addessing pedestrian safety, especially among children. Read More

Toddler forced to smoke drugs by older sibling placed in safe care

20 March 2015

[Note to Editors – We had mistakenly listed the child’s age as 4 years old, she is actually 3 years old. The older brother has been confirmed to be 18 years old.] Read More

Stellenbosch Hospital Staff Exercise their Emergency Skills

20 March 2015

Western Cape Government Health staff at Stellenbosch Hospital together with other role-players today took part in an unplanned mass incident exercise.  These exercises are executed to ensure that should an event occur that results in many patients... Read More

Department Recognises Long Service Achievements in Oudtshoorn

20 March 2015

A total of 41 proud staff members at the Department of Transport and Public Works were honoured at the annual Eden/Central Karoo regional Long Service Awards ceremony in Oudtshoorn on 20 March 2015. Read More

World-class quality drives high growth for Western Cape exports

19 March 2015

Western Cape fruit and wine exports are on the rise as the government drives increased market access for the province’s high-quality produce. Read More

Minister Schäfer says Minister Surty should set better example

19 March 2015

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Read More

Tragic Bus Crash on the N1 Claims Four Lives

19 March 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works                      Read More

Minister Plato takes Community Safety Outreach to Garden Route

19 March 2015

Tomorrow, Friday 20 March 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will conduct Safety Outreach engagements in Plettenberg Bay and Knysna on the various safety... Read More

Minister Madikizela to Handover Title Deeds in Delft

19 March 2015

Today 19 March 2015, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will handover 100 title deeds in Delft, on which almost R3.2 million rand has been spent in subsidies. Over 20 of the title deeds will be handed over to pensioners. Read More

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