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News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape's to Combat Child Mortality Rate

13 May 2010

That seven percent (7%) of children in South Africa, according to a Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) report do not survive to their fifth birthday, is horrific and completely unacceptable. Read More

Park and Ride Facilities Ready for 2010

12 May 2010

Park-and-ride facilities across the city have been upgraded to encourage soccer fans, daily commuters and visitors to the 2010 FIFA World Cup to make use of the extended public transport services available during the event. Read More

Groundbreaking Ceremony at Delft Hospital's ARV TB Clinic

12 May 2010

In a symbolic ceremony to commemorate the construction of a separate HIV TB Clinic at Delfts Community Health Centre, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, planted a tree outside the centre today. Read More

Celebrating International Nurses Day

11 May 2010

Health services across the world face the challenge of nursing shortages. South Africa, with its high training standards, produces a sought-after nursing fraternity. Read More

MEC to Address Steenberg/Lavender Hill Community on Crime in the Area

11 May 2010

Tonight (Wednesday, 12 May 2010), Western Cape Safety MEC, Lennit Max, will address the community and South African Police Service (SAPS) of Steenberg/Lavender Hill on crime in the area (focus on gang and drug-related crime) and the progress of... Read More

Media Alert: Groundbreaking Ceremony at Delft Hospital's ARV TB Clinic

11 May 2010

Theuns Botha, Western Cape Health Minister, invites you to the groundbreaking ceremony that marks the start of construction of a dedicated ARV TB Clinic at Delft Hospital, with a R1.5 million public funding from Adcock-Ingram, and an additional R500... Read More

Media Alert: International Nurses Day

10 May 2010

On Wednesday, 12 May 2010, International Nurses Day will be celebrated worldwide on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. This year marks the 100th birthday anniversary of Florence Nightingale. Read More

Launch of the 'Own Your Future' Public Awareness Campaign

10 May 2010

Today, I launched the "Own your future" public awareness campaign at Masiyile Senior Secondary School in Khayelitsha.  Read More

City to Hand Over Largest 'Green Electricity' Certificate Purchase Statement

10 May 2010

The City of Cape Town will hand over a Green Electricity Certificate purchase statement in a special ceremony during the Wind Power Africa 2010 Conference. The conference is taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 12-14... Read More

Media Alert: Launch of the 'Own Your Future' Public Awareness Campaign

9 May 2010

On Tuesday, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be launching the "Own your future" public awareness campaign outside Masiyile Senior Secondary School in Khayelitsha. This is the first of its kind in the province's history. Read More

Oasis Development: Rocklands Villa, Woodstock

9 May 2010

Oasis Development: Rocklands Villa, Woodstock Read More

Colloquium

9 May 2010

The Western Cape Language Committee and DCAS hosted a language colloquium on 9 February 2010 at the University of Western Cape that was aimed to review the implementation of the Western Cape's Language Policy. Read More

Changes in Managerial Positions at Province's Central Hospital

9 May 2010

Theuns Botha, Western Cape Minister of Health, indicated in his provincial budget speech, that it is the intention of the Department to strengthen strategic management and support functions within the overall management of the Department. Read More

Fifty Six (56) People Arrested for Drunk Driving over the Weekend

9 May 2010

Over the past weekend fifty six (56) people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on Provincial roads. The focus is to clamp down on drunk drivers. Read More

City Announces Vending Opportunities for World Cup

6 May 2010

The City of Cape Town has launched the application process for the one hundred and fourteen (114) vending opportunities at its four Public Viewing Areas (PVAs) and the Fan Walk. Read More

Rail Strike: Province's Intervention

6 May 2010

In unprecedented cooperation between government, business and transport, the key role players have put together a transport strategy to ensure everyone gets to their destination during the rail strike. Read More

Woodstock Residents will be Consulted on Police Station Relocation

5 May 2010

The relocation of the Woodstock police station will only happen after proper consultation with all roleplayers, including the community, has taken place. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Address Elsies River Community

5 May 2010

Tonight, Western Cape Minister for Education Donald Grant will be addressing a public meeting with local school governing bodies, principals, teachers and parents in the Elsies River community to discuss school safety and the implementation of the... Read More

Media Alert: Final Closure of De Doorns Safety Site

5 May 2010

7 May 2010, Anton Bredell Provincial Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, together with Charles Ntsomi, Mayor of Breede Valley Municipality, will announce the final closing of the De Doorns Safety Site. Read More

Update on De Doorns Bus Accident (Department)

5 May 2010

This is official confirmation that twenty three (23) people died from the tragic bus accident in De Doorns yesterday. The post mortems were concluded yesterday and the last one this morning and ready to be identified by the next of kin. Read More

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