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Media Release: Get Involved and Give Support to World Wetlands Day 2013

31 January 2013

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Anton Bredell. Read More

World Wetlands Day

31 January 2013

We are going into a weekend during which the focus will be on World Wetlands Day. Read More

Surgery Head at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Retires

31 January 2013

Renowned surgeon Professor Alastair Millar retires after decades of service. Read More

WCED Offers Support to Supplementary Examinations Candidates

31 January 2013

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

Service Delivery to Continue at Boys Town

31 January 2013

Media Statement by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Minister of Human Settlements Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Address Boys Town Housing Project Community

31 January 2013

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will address the community of the Boys Town Housing Project in Nyanga, Cape Town today at a public meeting. Read More

Western Cape Disaster Management Centre Still on High Alert to Manage Fires

30 January 2013

The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre and Fire Brigade Services remain on high alert to co-ordinate and contain the spread of fires throughout the districts. Read More

Cape Health Technology Park Feasibility Study to be Completed Mid-2013

29 January 2013

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde. Read More

The New Rage?

29 January 2013

Statement by Nick Clelland, Director of Strategic Communication, Western Cape Government. Read More

Western Cape Government Health and Clicks Launch a Pioneering Partnership

29 January 2013

The agreement between Western Cape Government Health and the Clicks Group to provide immunisation and family planning services, including medication, to state and private patients at Clicks clinics was today officially launched at a celebration... Read More

Local is Lekker: Western Cape Tourism Benefits from Domestic Travel

29 January 2013

I am pleased to announce that the Western Cape's tourism industry is, once again, experiencing a great summer season. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Visit Medical Device Factories

28 January 2013

On Monday, 28 January, as part of his regular visits to factories, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will visit Medical Device factories in Cape Town. Read More

Media Alert: December 2012 Western Cape Tourism Figures to be Released

25 January 2013

Minister Winde to release tourism figures at the Cheetah Outreach Centre in Paardevlei, Somerset West. Read More

Media Alert: Groote Schuur Hospital Celebrates 75 Years of Caring

25 January 2013

Groote Schuur Hospital will have a celebration concert to celebrate the 75th anniversary of this iconic institution. The key note speaker at the concert will be Premier Helene Zille. Read More

School Enrolment Update

25 January 2013

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

Looking for a Job?

25 January 2013

The Western Cape Government (WCG) invites suitably qualified persons to apply for various jobs and is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply. Read More

Riversdale Hospital's International Accreditation Praised

25 January 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, unveiled the internationally-recognised Mother-and-Baby-Friendly plaque at Riversdale Hospital on 25 January 2013. Read More

Launch of the SWD District Academy System

25 January 2013

The South Western Districts (SWD) Academy System is set to lead the way for future district academies in the Western Cape and rest of South Africa. The Academy will officially be launched in Oudtshoorn on Friday, 25 January 2013. Read More

Housing Delivery Slow Down - A Fall Out from the Farm Workers Strike

24 January 2013

The provincial department of Human Settlements welcomes this week’s announcement that the farm worker’s strike would be suspended in the area of De Doorns. Read More

School-Based Project a Catalyst for Positive Change in Lavender Hill

24 January 2013

“Learn to turn obstacles into opportunities, respond positively to challenges and rise above your circumstances to become a success”. Read More