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News and Speeches Archive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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: 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

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: 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

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: 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

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