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News and Speeches Archive

G F Jooste Receives R2 Million Upgrade for Emergency Unit

11 April 2011

G F Jooste Hospital, has received over R2 million to upgrade its Emergency unit. This donation was facilitated by the Ibn Sina Institute of Tibb, a family trust,and funds by the Oasis Crescent Fund Trust. Read More

Free Vehicle Safety Checks for Easter

11 April 2011

The Western Cape Retail Motor Industry (RMI) has again partnered with the Safely Home campaign to provide motorists in the province with free vehicle safety checks ahead of the Easter period. Read More

R44 Safety Project Underway

11 April 2011

In response to the high number of crashes on the R44, particularly the exceptionally high rate of fatal crashes, MEC for Transport, Robin Carlisle, ordered that a survey of the most dangerous stretches be done and action initiated to bring the road... Read More

Khayelitsha Mountain Climbers Conquer Kilimanjaro

5 April 2011

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has welcomed Loyiso Koyana and Luwanda Mxosana, two mountain climbers from Khayelitsha, back to Cape Town at the Cape Town International Airport. Read More

Minister De Lille "Extremely Concerned" About Findings of Drug Use Amongst Mitchell's Plain Youth

4 April 2011

Patricia de Lille, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development says she is 'extremely concerned' about the findings of a recent survey into drug use amongst Mitchell's Plain youth. Read More

Dr Ivan Meyer Visits the District Six Museum

4 April 2011

Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, delivering speech at the District Six Museum Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Visit District Six Museum

4 April 2011

On Wednesday, 6 April 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be visiting the District Six Museum where he will also discuss the importance of the role of museums in communities. Read More