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News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Engage in a Door-to-Door Visit in Lavender Hill

21 November 2011

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will this afternoon (Tuesday) go door to door in Lavender Hill to engage with the community on safety issues in the area. Read More

Minister Grant: Two Additional Schools Expected in Hout Bay

21 November 2011

It is with great pleasure to be here today to witness the final month of construction to this new and exciting school development. Read More

Minister Madikizela's Remarks at KwaNokuthula Housing Handover

20 November 2011

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, delivered an address at the handover of government housing units in KwaNokuthula Housing Project, Plettenberg Bay. The project will consist of 610 houses when finished, with a total... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

20 November 2011

This weekend's integrated law enforcement operations led to the arrest of 23 drivers suspected of being under the influence of alcohol. Read More

WCED: Two Weeks to Go until End of 2011 NSC

20 November 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationThere are only two weeks left until the official end of the 2011 National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Deliver Mini Budget Statement, followed by Round Table on the Economy

20 November 2011

On Wednesday, 23 November, Western Cape Finance Minister Alan Winde will present the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement at a parliamentary sitting. Read More

Media Alert: Update on N1 Accident

20 November 2011

Nineteen people lost their lives and 17 were hospitalised on Tuesday, 15 November 2011, as a result of an accident between two minibus taxis and a truck near Prins Albert on the N1. To date, two of the 17 patients are still in hospital. Read More

Media Alert: Mowbray Maternity Hospital Celebrates its 95th Birthday

20 November 2011

Mowbray Maternity Hospital will be celebrating its 95th birthday on Wednesday, 23 November 2011. Read More

Media Alert: Specialised Drug and Gang Units - Cabinet Decision

20 November 2011

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host a media briefing on Tuesday, 22 November 2011. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit New Primary School in Hout Bay

20 November 2011

On Tuesday, 22 November 2011, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting the site of the new primary school in Hout Bay, provisionally named Disa Primary School. Read More

Dental Surgery Waiting List Reduced by 75%

20 November 2011

A simple strategy has helped patients at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital to get lifesaving treatment sooner. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses in KwaNokuthula

17 November 2011

Western Cape Government Human Settlements Minister will hand over houses in KwaNokuthula, Bitou, on 18 November 2011 at 10:00. Approvals for 641 houses have been granted, and the total value will be R33 million. 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

Vredenburg Hospital Receives Baby-Friendly Accreditation

16 November 2011

Vredenburg Hospital celebrated its baby-friendly status by hosting a celebration ceremony on Thursday, 17 November 2011, in recognition of receiving the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) accreditation. 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

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

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

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

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