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News and Speeches Archive

A Better Together Team Western Cape on Day 2 at League Finals

13 December 2012

Effective partnerships between coaches, players and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport ensured that Team Western Cape performed well at the National Schools Sport Championship in Pretoria on Read More

Western Cape soccer teams graceful in defeat

13 December 2012

Unlucky defeats for both soccer teams from the Western Cape did not deter players from leaving the pitch with smiles at the National Schools Sport Championship at the University of Pretoria on Wednesd Read More

Western Cape Red Tape Call Centre Resolves 89% of All Calls Logged

13 December 2012

Since its inception in August 2011, the Western Cape’s Red Tape Reduction Call Centre has received 921 calls at a resolution rate of 89.3%.The breakdown of calls received between August 2011 and December 2012 is as follows: Read More

WCG Health: EMS Responded to a Motor Vehicle Crash on the N1

13 December 2012

20h01 - N1, direction De Doorns, 50km outside of the town (opposite Bo Plaas) - Crash between a bus and taxi. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Visit Western Cape Red Tape Call Centre

12 December 2012

Tomorrow, Thursday 13 December 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will visit the Western Cape’s Red Tape to Red Carpet Call Centre. Read More

It's Holiday Season, but HIV does not take a holiday

12 December 2012

It is the festive season and while it is a time to relax and have fun, the Western Cape Government Health urges citizens to do so responsibly. Read More

Positive expectations after Day 1 at League Finals

12 December 2012

Competing against the best in the country at the National School Sports Championship has created a high level of excitement amongst the 440 members of the Western Cape team. Read More

New Wards for Staff and Patients of Worcester Hospital

11 December 2012

Western Cape Government Health commissioned three new wards at Worcester Hospital on Tuesday, 11 December.  The renovation and refurbishing of the wards form an integral part of Phase 4 of the Worcester Hospital Revitalisation Project, which started... Read More

SA Schools League Final Kicks Off with a Bang

11 December 2012

Thousands of participants from various schools in all nine provinces came together in a parade at the opening of the National School Sports Championship at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville, Read More

Domestic Worker's Wage Increase 2012

11 December 2012

The increase in the minimum wage for domestic workers is effective from 1 December 2012. This include housekeepers, gardeners, nannies, domestic drivers etc. Read More

Minister Fritz Committed to Keeping Youth Safe and Entertained this Summer

11 December 2012

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

Minister Madikizela and SHRA to Sign Agreement to Guarantee Service Delivery

10 December 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, along with Mr Brian Maholo, the CEO of the Social Housing Regulatory Authority, SHRA, will sign an agreement that will guarantee that funds will be available for approved social... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Lay Bricks for Special Needs Houses

10 December 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will lay the first bricks for houses for two beneficiaries with special needs in Ilitha Park, Khayelitsha. Read More

Seaside Safety Tips

10 December 2012

It is the festive season, a time when holidaymakers will make their way to the beach. While this may be an opportunity to relax and have fun, be alert and avoid accidents.Here are some helpful safety tips to keep your family safe at the seaside and... Read More

Rebuilding Empowerment Farms After Violent Strike Action

10 December 2012

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development recently facilitated the first hand over of a generous compost donation by Reliance Compost, as part of rebuilding efforts on farms in the Western Cape which suffered... Read More

Department and Municipality Building Roads Better Together

10 December 2012

The District Roads Engineer (DRE) of the Oudtshoorn Office of Transport and Public Works and the Eden District Municipality (EDM) Read More

Season Carnage Must Be Stopped

10 December 2012

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Learners Develop Praise Singing in Khayelitsha

7 December 2012

On 4 to 6 December 2012, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners created opportunities for youths in Khayelitsha to learn to perform poetry and praise songs. During this time, learners at Kwafundo High School participated in a... Read More

Museum Brings Attention to Our Slave History

7 December 2012

Members of the community deepened their knowledge about slavery when the George Museum commemorated Emancipation Day on Monday, 3 December 2012. Read More

Country’s Top Schools to Compete at League Finals

7 December 2012

The SA Schools League final, which forms part of the National School Sports Championship,will see learners from schools across the country compete at the University of Pretoria and other venues from 8 to 15 December 2012. Read More

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