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News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses in Kleinmond

16 November 2011

Western Cape Government Human Settlements Minister will hand over houses in Kleinmond, Overstrand Municipality, Western Cape on Thursday, 17 November 2011. Read More

Distribution of Economic Opportunities in Nuwe Begin Housing Project

16 November 2011

Western Cape Government Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela has confirmed the distribution of economic opportunities at the Nuwe Begin Housing Project in Cape Town. Read More

Western Cape Education Department Finalises Enrolment for 2012

16 November 2011

With only three weeks left before the end of the school year, the WCED is wrapping up in their preparations for the 2012 school year.This includes helping schools to complete timetables, resolving staffing, administrative and security issues and... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Live Tweet on Western Cape Economy

15 November 2011

On Thursday, 17 November 2011, Western Cape Finance and Economic Development Minister, Alan Winde, and the Bureau for Economic Research (BER) will release the latest quarterly economic data for the province during a live Twitter Read More

Media Alert: Vredenburg Hospital Receives Baby-Friendly Accreditation

15 November 2011

Vredenburg Hospital's baby-friendly status will be officiated tomorrow by Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Witness Pledge of Peace by Hanover Park Gangs to the Community

15 November 2011

Following an invitation from the Hanover Park community leaders, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will today be in Freedom Square, Hanover Park. The minister will witness a pledge of peace by gang leaders in the area to the... Read More

The New Provincial Government Tenders Website: What You Had to Say

14 November 2011

The Western Cape Government recently launched a dedicated provincial tenders website, where the public can find information on open and awarded tenders as well as help and advice on how to bid for a tender. Read More

Minister Carlisle and Minister Plato: Reaction to N1 Crash

14 November 2011

Transport and Public Works and Community Safety ministers, Robin Carlisle and Dan Plato, will closely monitor the investigation into this morning's horror crash on the N1, which claimed the lives of 20 commuters. Read More

Minister Madikizela's Closing Remarks at the Inaugural Human Settlements Indaba

14 November 2011

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, delivered some of the closing remarks and comments on the way forward at the inaugural Western Cape Government Human Settlements Indaba at Cape Town Lodge, Cape Town, on 15 November... Read More

Media Alert: EMS Rescue Calls - 14 and 15 November 2011

14 November 2011

Monday, 14 November 2011 - At 15:36 on Silverly Road, Wynberg - A 24-year-old male was in a critical condition after a wall on a construction site collapsed. Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases N1 Crash Statistics

14 November 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released crash statistics for the Laingsburg to Prince Albert section of the N1 for the past ten years, saying that he planned to introduce Average Speed Over... Read More

New Smiles for Western Cape Kids

14 November 2011

Imagine your child was born with a broken smile. Then, you finally get offered the chance to take the child for life-changing facial reconstructive surgery. Devastatingly, you do not even have money for transport to take your child to the hospital. Read More

Specialised Surgery Performed at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital for the First Time

13 November 2011

Tinika Davies of Delft has a hereditary deformity of the chest which puts a lot of pressure on her lungs and heart. Read More

Media Alert: Cape Winelands and George EMS Paediatric Ambulances Upgraded

13 November 2011

On 14 November and 12 December 2011, the Children's Hospital Trust will hand over two fully equipped paediatric ambulances to Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Present Certificates of Sporting Excellence to Top Amateur Boxers

13 November 2011

On Monday, 14 November 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will present certificates of sporting excellence to the Western Cape's top amateur boxers. Read More

EMS First to Purchase New Structural Collapse Rescue Tool

13 November 2011

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) have purchased a new state-of-the-art rescue tool to the value of R100 000 to be utilised in concrete and structural collapse rescues. The Holmatro Concrete Crusher is the first of... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

13 November 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

EMS Allocate New Paediatric Ambulance to Service the Cape Winelands

13 November 2011

Today the Children's Hospital Trust handed over a fully equipped paediatric ambulance to Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as part of the partnership between Western Cape Government Health's EMS and the Children's... Read More

Minister Madikizela's Opening Remarks at the Inaugural Human Settlements Indaba

13 November 2011

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela delivered some of the opening remarks at the inaugural Western Cape Government Human Settlements' Indaba at the Cape Town Lodge, Cape Town, on 14 November 2011. Read More

WCED Launches Pilot Study into Learners' School Readiness

13 November 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationImproving the literacy and numeracy skills of our learners is a fundamental priority of this government. Read More

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