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Premier Responds to Floods

6 April 2005

In general the rain in the Western Cape is very welcome. Many people have prayed for rain and the citizens of the Province have come to grips with changing climatic conditions, including trying to adhere to water restrictions. Read More

Taxi Ranks in Bellville, Brackenfell, Durbanville, Bloekombos are to Remain Closed Indefinitely.

6 April 2005

Minister Ramatlakane said, "The meeting has decided that the affected taxi ranks will remain closed." Read More

Celebration of Technology in Education

5 April 2005

On Thursday 7th April, Premier Ebrahim Rasool and Rugby World Cup hero Francois Pienaar, will celebrate the Western Cape Education Department's achievements in the delivery of one of the Premier's Easter Campaign targets, when at least 320 schools... Read More

Implementation of Permit Control Expanded to Cover a Wider Area

5 April 2005

Subsequent to the press release of 30 th March the Minister of Agriculture of the Western Cape, Mr. Read More

Departmental Resource Centre will be officially launched

29 March 2005

On 8 April 2005 the Resource Centre of the Department of Social Services and Poverty Alleviation will be Read More

Misinformation about Use of Antiretroviral Medication

28 March 2005

It has come to the attention of the Western Cape Provincial Department of Health that misinformation is being spread in respect of the use of antiretroviral medication. Read More

Department of Social Services & Poverty Alleviation Lead the Way in Social Capital Interchange

23 March 2005

The Department of Social Services and Poverty Alleviation (DSS & PA) hosted workshops on social capital at different venues in the Western Cape in the week of 14 to 18 February 2005.  Read More

Media Alert: Activities to Promote Road Safety

22 March 2005

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane will be participating in activities aimed at intensifying the road safety campaign (Arrive Alive) during this year’s Easter weekend holidays. Read More

Visit to the Phelophepa Health Train by Health Minister Pierre Uys

21 March 2005

Western Cape Health Services have once again joined forces with the Transnet Foundation to bring the Phelophepa Health Train to the province. Read More

New Trauma Unit for Boland Regional Hospital

21 March 2005

The Provincial Hospital that serves the entire Boland region will boast its new Trauma Unit during an opening ceremony scheduled for 23 March at 15h00 on location in Worcester.Mcebisi Skwatsha and Pierre Uys, MEC’s for Transport and Public Works and... Read More

Minister Essop Elected as Chairperson of the nrg4SD

21 March 2005

Provincial Minister of Environmental Affairs and Development Tasneem Essop has been elected as the international co-chair of the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD). Read More

Conference Examines Future of Education in Western Cape

21 March 2005

About 700 delegates will consider the future of education in the Western Cape at a major conference taking place at the College of Cape Town in Crawford tomorrow (Wednesday, 23 March 2005).   Read More

WCED Launches Grade R Start-up Kits

17 March 2005

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has launched special start-up kits to support teaching and learning in Grade R, especially in poor communities. Read More

Provincial Government of the Western Cape Launches an e-Literacy Project

17 March 2005

On 17 March 2005, the Cape Skills e-Literacy Pilot Project was initiated with the signing of an agreement between the provincial government and, an NGO focusing on promoting the effective use of information and communications technology... Read More

Press Conference: Steps to Resolve Taxi Conflict

16 March 2005

The Western Cape for Transport, Public Works Mcebisi Skwatsha invites you to a press conference to announce steps taken and progress made in resolving the taxi conflict in and around Kraaifontein and elsewhere. They will also outline the strategy... Read More

Human Settlement Seminar - BMW Pavillion Waterfront

16 March 2005


MEC for Community Safety welcomes National Minster for Safety and Security in the Western Cape

15 March 2005

Western Cape MEC for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane will be accompanying his national counterpart Minister Charles Nqakula during his Imbizo to the province tommorrow. Read More

Sophakama Demonstration

15 March 2005

Learners, staff and governing body members from Sophakama Primary School, Du Noon, agreed to meet with senior officials from the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) tomorrow evening, after a demonstration outside the head office in Cape Town... Read More

Local Government and Housing Minister Marius Fransman meets Media Management

15 March 2005

Local Government and Housing Minister Marius Fransman and his senior management team met with senior media management and senior reporters from different media houses around the Western Cape to explain in detail the challenges facing his department... Read More