News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Minister De Lille to Visit Dysselsdorp Farming Community

30 September 2010

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit Van Rensburg, and Minister of Social Development, Patricia De Lille, will visit Dysselsdorp on Monday, 4th of October, 2010, at 10:00. Read More

Independent Complaints Commission to Attend to Unresolved Patient Grievances

29 September 2010

The announcement of the establishment of an Independent Complaints Commission by the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, today introduces a new era into the handling of health clients aggrieved by inadequate service delivery at any of the... Read More

Western Cape Road Deaths Drop Sharply

29 September 2010

The annual report of the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), compiler of the official road safety statistics, show a sharp drop in the number of road deaths in the Western Cape for the year ended 30th March 2010. Read More

Principals Conference on How Best to Manage a Successful School

29 September 2010

Over two hundred and eighty (280) school principals from across the Western Cape have gathered in Kuilsriver this morning to discuss what it takes to manage a successful school. Read More

Western Cape Road Deaths Drop Sharply

29 September 2010

The annual report of the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), compiler of the official road safety statistics, show a sharp drop in the number of road deaths in the Western Cape for the year ended 30th March 2010. Read More

Education MEC Sends his Condolences to Family of Drowned Grade Twelve Learner

28 September 2010

Yesterday, a Grade 12 learner from Umyezo Wama-Apile Combined School in Grabouw drowned after attending a holiday school.I am deeply saddened by this loss and would like to send my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mkhanyisi.My... Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Independent Complaints Commission Conference

28 September 2010

The establishment of an Independent Complaints Commission for the Western Cape Department of Health is a milestone since the appointment of Theuns Botha as provincial Minister of Health. Read More

Media Alert: Opening of Final Day of National Road Safety Schools Debate Competition

28 September 2010

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz will tomorrow open the final day of the National Road Safety Schools Debate Competition which ran from 27 to 30 September. Read More

Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Dr Ivan Meyer, on Heritage Day 2010.

27 September 2010

The management of heritage in the country and the province, in particular is governed in terms of the provisions of the National Heritage Resources Act (Act 25 of 1999). Read More

Temporary Closure of Cape Town Station Clinic Due to Upgrade of New Leased Premises

27 September 2010

Please be advised that the above facility will be temporarily closed for a minimum period of two months with effect from 1 October 2010 - 30 November 2010.During this period the reproductive services may be accessed within the Central Business... Read More

Education MEC Pleased with Turnout at Holiday Programmes for Grade Twelves

27 September 2010

This morning, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant visited a Grade 12 holiday camp at Chris Hani Secondary in Khayelitsha and a spring school programme at Manzomthombo Secondary in Mfuleni. Read More

Media Release - Minister Patricia De Lille Releases Latest Community Nutrition and Development Centres Figures

27 September 2010

A few days before the launch of Social Development Month 2010, the Department has released details on the work of the 369 Community Nutrition and Development Centres (CNDC's) in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Patricia De Lille Deploys Social Workers to Khayelitsha Home of 4 Year Old Asenathi Komani

27 September 2010

I am shocked and outraged at the results of the medical examination of little Asenathi Komani of Khayelitsha, which has shown that she was brutally raped. Read More

Minister Patricia De Lille's Message to Alleged Kidnapper of 4 Year Old Asenathi Khohliso

27 September 2010

The Department of Social Development is extremely concerned about the whereabouts of little Asenathi Khohliso, who disappeared outside her grandmothers' home in Khayelitsha, on Sunday evening. Read More

Media Alert: Sporting Equipment Handover

26 September 2010

Nineteen clubs in the West Coast will receive R60 000 worth of sporting equipment as part of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport's bid to improve, assist and sustain clubs in the West Coast. Read More

Media Alert: City Promotes Safety Information for Elder Abuse Awareness Day

26 September 2010

The city's 107 Public Emergency Communication Centre and Fire and Rescue Services, in partnership with Hottentots Holland Meals-on-Wheels, will host an event for 200 senior citizens in the Somerset West area to commemorate Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Read More

Durbanville Nature Reserve Now Open on Weekends

26 September 2010

The City of Cape Town is pleased to announce that Durbanville Nature Reserve will now be open to visitors on weekends between October 2010 and June 2011, from 07:00 to 19:00. The nature reserve is situated next to the Durbanville Racecourse, along... Read More

Provincial Traffic Make Roads Safe for Motorists and Get them 'Safely Home'

25 September 2010

Provincial Traffic Services arrested fifty (50) people over the long weekend for various offences, i.e. Read More

New R39 Million Trauma and Antiretroviral Treatment Unit Opens in Mitchells Plain

22 September 2010

The official opening of the new R39 million Trauma unit and Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) unit at the Mitchells Plain Community Health Centre today, introduces a new era for this facility's patients. Read More

Holiday Programmes for Grade Twelves

21 September 2010

Schools across the country officially close on Thursday, the 23rd of September 2010. Read More

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