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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Grant Appeals to NSC Candidates to Celebrate Responsibly

26 November 2012

Although a number of examinations remain in the 2012 National Senior Certificate (NSC), the writing of today’s English paper will signify the end of the 2012 NSC for the majority of our candidates. Read More

The Best of WP Sport Crowned at Awards

26 November 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport strengthened its sporting partnership with the Western Province (WP) Sport Council, City of Cape Town and various sport federations when sports stars were crowned at the Metropole Sports Awards at Barron’... Read More

Western Cape Government Health Helps You Understand Your Condition Better

23 November 2012

Chronic diseases, also known as non-communicable diseases, may be inherited, but many lifestyle and environmental factors such as smoking, inappropriate diet, lack of exercise and heavy alcohol consumption are known to significantly increase risks. Read More

Western Cape Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards

23 November 2012

The Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT), under the Enterprise Development (ED) unit has initiated the Provincial Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards as the SMME support programme that will focus on encouraging a culture of... Read More

Western Cape Government Health Helps You Understand Your Condition Better

23 November 2012

Chronic Diseases Season: 1 November - 31 December 2012 Read More

Buckle-Up or You’ll Be Back! Campaign Launched at Red Cross Children's Hospital

22 November 2012

Childsafe South Africa, in collaboration with Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, will launch the 'Buckle-up or you’ll be back!' campaign on 22 November 2012 to raise awareness around the dangers of not buckling-up when driving, particularly... Read More

Restraints Save Lives, "Buckle-Up or You'll Be Back!"

22 November 2012

Childsafe and the management of Red Cross Children's Hospital launched their "Buckle-up or you’ll be back!" campaign on 22 November 2012 to raise awareness of the dangers of not buckling-up when driving particularly with children in the vehicle. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Deliver Mini Budget Speech

21 November 2012

Thursday 22 November 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde will deliver the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement speech. Read More

A "Wheat" Experience in the Overberg

21 November 2012

Members of the public came together to learn about the production processes of wheat and bread at Beaumont Wines in Botriver on Saturday, 17 November 2012. Read More

New Athlone - Philippi Social Development Office Officially Opened

21 November 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development. Read More

Dreaming of a Professional Acting Future

21 November 2012

Dreams of performing on a professional stage may become a reality for two groups of actors at the final showdown of the Eden Drama Festival in Heidelberg on Saturday, 24 November 2012. Read More

Three Years on: Meeting the Objectives in our Strategic Plan

21 November 2012

Media Statement by the Minister of Education, Donald Grant Read More

Agreement Between the Health Department and Clicks Set to Improve Access to Healthcare

21 November 2012

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, today announced an agreement signed between Western Cape Government Health and the Clicks Group that will enable the pharmacy group to provide immunisations and family planning stock to state patients. Read More

Route 60 Repairs Underway

21 November 2012

A slip failure of the road embankment occurred on the R60 between Ashton and Swellendam in October, causing a large subsidence across almost the full width of the road. This required that the road be completely closed as it is not safe for the... Read More

Media Alert: A Review on Progress Made in Achieving Education Strategic Objectives

21 November 2012

On Wednesday, 21 November, Minister Donald Grant and Head of the Provincial Education Department, Penny Vinjevold will be briefing media on the progress made i Read More

R55 million Social Housing Project Launch

21 November 2012

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will represent the Western Cape Government at the Bothasig Gardens Social Housing Project Launch on the 20th of November 2012. Minister Madikizela, along with National Human Settlements... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Open New Office in Athlone

20 November 2012

Minister Albert Fritz will open new Social Development offices in the Southern Surburbs. The new building makes for improved service delivery and easy access, right on the doorstep of the Bokmakierie and Hazendal communities. Read More

Western Cape Education Department Launches e-Recruitment System

20 November 2012

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has introduced a new online system that will make it much easier for teachers to apply for jobs in the province.The online application system was piloted in 2011 for the filling of promotion posts. Read More

Extended Date for Nominations for Awards for Cultural Excellence Announced

20 November 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport has extended the deadline for nominations for the annual Cultural awards to 30 November 2012. Read More

Western Cape Welcomes First Cruise Liner of the Season

20 November 2012

At 08:30 today, the first major international cruise liner of the season. The MSC Opera docked at E-berth at Cape Town Harbour carrying 1284 passengers from the Mediterranean and Namibia. Read More

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