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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Minister Grant meets taxi operators and reaches agreement to end strike

18 September 2017

Statement by Donald Grant, Ministers Of Transport and Public Works  Read More

Minister Madikizela Continues With Affordable Housing Roadshow In The West Coast

18 September 2017

The Affordable Housing Roadshow by the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements will on Monday, 18 September 2017, be held in the Swartland Municipality. Read More

Taxi Strike: MEC condemns violent attacks on social workers

18 September 2017

I condemn the violent attack on one of our social workers in Kraaifontien this morning, allegedly by striking taxi operators. Read More

Mitchells Plain neonaticide: Department investigates murder of newborn

18 September 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) will assist the police in their investigation of a neonaticide (baby murdered within 28 days of life) in Mitchells Plain. A 32 year-old woman, the alleged mother of the baby, was arrested over... Read More

Media release : Multimillion rand forensics unit

17 September 2017

Minister of Health and Minister of Public works reveals site for Multimillion rand forensics unit Read More

Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities on the Robben Island

17 September 2017

Minister Winde, who is responsible for tourism in the Western Cape, yesterday (17 September 2017) visited the V&A Waterfront to meet with the skipper of the Thandi. Read More

Ministers strongly condemn arson attack on Thembalethu school construction site

15 September 2017

The Departments of Education (WCED) and Transport and Public (DTPW) strongly condemn the arson attacks on the construction site of the Thembalethu Secondary School in George. Read More

Ministers strongly condemn arson attack on Thembalethu school construction site

15 September 2017

Joint Statement by Debbie Schäfer and Donald Grant Ministers of Education and Transport and Public Works  Read More

Update on Swartberg Pass repairs

15 September 2017

For safety reasons, parts of the Swartberg Pass (R328 in the Central Karoo) will remain closed until essential repairs have been completed. Read More

Caledon Museum hosts “Girl love yourself” in honour of Women’s Day

14 September 2017

On 1 September 2017, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s (DCAS) Caledon Museum invested in a “Girl Love Yourself”-activity. Read More

Media Release: ‘Bird flu’, infections to humans are uncommon and rare

14 September 2017

Avian influenza, ‘Bird flu’, infections to humans are uncommon and rare The Western Cape Government Health is aware of the recent outbreak of Avian influenza, also known as ‘bird flu’ on various farms in the Western Cape. Read More

Medication Collection Points – the next step in improving patient-centred health

13 September 2017

Community based chronic medication collection points – the next step in improving patient-centred healthcare Read More

National Book Week Celebrates Our Rich And Diverse Heritage

13 September 2017

The Library Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) celebrated National Book Week (NBW) from Read More

Opinion Piece – By Head of Health, Dr Beth Engelbrecht

13 September 2017

Keep criminal hands off our emergency medical staff Read More

Round 2 of HPV Vaccination

13 September 2017

Western Cape Government Health teams will as from 22 August 2017 start visiting all Grade 4 girls who are nine years old and attending public schools to administer the second dose of the vaccine that prevents Human Papilloma-virus (HPV) related... Read More

Women urged to prioritise their health: Mbombo

13 September 2017

  WOMEN URGED TO PRIORITISE THEIR HEALTH: MBOMBO Non communicable Diseases contributed 68% of deaths in women in the Western Cape   Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Breast Cancer Unit peer supporters receive top award

13 September 2017

Five phenomenal ladies at Tygerberg Hospital’s peer support programme have been a rock to hundreds of breast cancer patients through visiting them in the wards on a daily basis to share valuable information on self-healthcare after their operation. Read More

Breastfeeding: optimal feeding choice for infants.

13 September 2017

Breastfeeding is recognised worldwide as the optimal infant feeding choice.  The promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding is described by the World Health Organisation as one of the top child survival strategies with the ability to... Read More

Minister Madikizela Takes Affordable Housing Roadshow To The West Coast

12 September 2017

The Department of Human Settlements will today, Tuesday 12 September 2017 host the Affordable Housing workshops in Bergrivier and Cederberg Municipalities. Read More

Tourism entrepreneurs in Khayelitsha embrace technology to grow their businesses

12 September 2017

Tourism entrepreneurs in Khayelitsha have embraced technology to help them share South African culture with the world, and to grow their businesses. Read More

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