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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Fritz to lead a US delegation to Tenterden House

13 November 2011

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will tomorrow lead a US delegation of senators and representatives from the National Conference of State Legislatures on a visit to Tenterden House, a place of safety for vulnerable children... Read More

Expression of Appreciation to Sponsors for Tygerberg Hospital Ward Upgrade

10 November 2011

Tygerberg Hospital unveiled a plaque this morning to express appreciation to the various sponsors who came on board to renovate A6, a cardiac ward. Read More

Media Alert: Hanover Park CHC Extends Operating Hours

10 November 2011

Hanover Park Community Health Centre will offer family planning and cervical/pap smear services during extended hours on Wednesdays, Thursdays and every third Saturday of the month. In keeping with the package of care, the service will very soon... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to March against Crime with Community of Clarke Estate, Elsie's River

10 November 2011

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will on Sunday (13 November 2011) join the community of Clarke Estate, Elsie's River, for a march against crime and violence in the area. The march is being organised by the community group... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Botha to Visit Saturday Surgery Team at Red Cross Hospital

10 November 2011

On Saturday, 12 November 2011, the Western Cape Health Minister, Theuns Botha, will visit the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital to meet patients and parents that are set to benefit from the Saturday surgeries made possible through a... Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Celebrates Day of Remembrance

10 November 2011

On 11 November 2011, a Day of Remembrance was held to honour the World War II servicemen and veterans who initiated the fundraising and building of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in the early 1950's. Read More

Media Alert: EMS Rescue Calls - 9 November 2011

9 November 2011

Western Cape Government Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a major incident last night. Read More

Notification of Considered Change to Beneficiary Allocation in Mama's Housing Project

9 November 2011

The Department of Human Settlements invited the beneficiaries and Project Steering Committee of Mama's Housing Project, located on Erf 830, Pelican Park, to a meeting last night on 9 November 2011. Read More

Media Alert: Expression of Appreciation to Sponsors for Ward Upgrade at Tygerberg Hospital

9 November 2011

Tygerberg Hospital will unveil a plaque this morning to express appreciation to the various sponsors who came on board to renovate A6, a cardiac ward. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Chapman's Peak Drive Open to Traffic

9 November 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has announced the re-opening of Chapman's Peak Drive."I would like to thank all members of the team that worked from daybreak yesterday through to 21:00, when the road... Read More

Media Alert: Invitation to Cover the Human Settlements Inaugural Housing Indaba

9 November 2011

The Provincial Department of Human Settlements cordially invites members of the press to cover the inaugural Housing Indaba with government, civil society and representatives of the corporate sector. Over 100 civil, corporate and government... Read More

Media Alert: Research Showcased at Health Provincial Research Day

9 November 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Government Health will host its first Provincial Research Day at Valkenberg Hospital. Read More

Two Technical Schools to Open Their Doors in January 2012

8 November 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

Minister steps in to help Rape Crisis

8 November 2011

Following the recent funding situation with Rape Crisis, my department has today met with the management and have committed to extending further support for the vital services they provide to rape survivors.Rape Crisis is one of nearly 2000 NGOs... Read More

Minister Robin Carlisle Provides Update on Chapman's Peak Road Closure

8 November 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has provided an update on the latest developments on Chapman's Peak Drive, which was closed yesterday after a Level 4 rock fall. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit Site of New Technical High School

7 November 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Education Minister Donald Grant will be doing a site inspection at the new Northpine Technical High School in Brakenfell. The school will be one of 11 new schools to open at the beginning of 2012 and will be one of five... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Engage with Ottery Community at Public Meeting

7 November 2011

Tonight (Tuesday), Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will engage with the community of Ottery at a public meeting. Crime and violence in the area are on the agenda for discussion. Read More

Minister Carlisle Announces Chapman's Peak Road Closure

7 November 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has announced the closure of Chapman's Peak Drive this afternoon. Read More

Minister Van Rensburg and Prince Charles Discuss Empowerment Farm Issues

7 November 2011

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Gerrit van Rensburg, together with newly empowered farmers, Edwin and Hendrik Gouws, met with His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, and Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cornwell, during a visit by the royal... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Title Deeds in Belhar

6 November 2011

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over 103 title deeds in Belhar, Cape Town. Twenty-five of the beneficiaries are over 60 years of age, and the oldest is 80. Read More

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