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News and Speeches Archive

Tygerberg Hospital Performs SA's First Non-surgical Mitral Valve Implant Operation

9 October 2013

Medical history was made at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town on 2 October 2013 when the first non-surgical Mitral Valve Implant in South Africa was successfully performed by the Tygerberg cardiac team. Read More

Minister Meyer to Launch MOD Programme in Manenberg

9 October 2013

Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer, will launch the Western Cape Government’s MOD Programme at six schools in Manenberg. Read More

Free State Receives Specialised Gang Unit, Why Not the Western Cape?

9 October 2013

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety on the absence of a specialised gang unit in the Western Cape. Read More

Healthcare 2030: A Future Health Service for the Western Cape

9 October 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, introduced the final draft of the Healthcare 2030 – the strategic framework for increasing the wellness of the Western Cape population and the creation of a better health service on 9 October 2013. Read More

Rio 2016 Olympics Fever Hits Hawston

9 October 2013

Young athletes from Hawston and surrounding areas gathered at the Hawston Sports Ground on Saturday, 5 October to celebrate Olympic Day. Read More

Cederberg Backyarders and Farmworkers to Receive Homes

9 October 2013

Four of the final beneficiaries, including 54-year-old Mrs Estelle Engelbrecht, will receive the keys to their houses in the 407 unit, R38.7 million Graafwater Housing Project in Cederberg Municipality, tomorrow. Read More

Minister Winde Outlines Western Cape Government's Support for ICT Industry

9 October 2013

Minister Winde discussed future plans for the Western Cape’s ICT sector at the Bandwidth Barn on Wednesday, 9 October. Read More

DCAS and Partners Put Club Development Netball On the Map

9 October 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Western Province Netball Union boosted the participation of women in sport by hosting the Metropole Development netball tournament in Mitchells Plain on Sunday, 6 October 2013. Read More

Browns Farm Residents to Receive Houses from Minister Madikizela

8 October 2013

Ten beneficiaries, including 67 year old Mrs Thembeka Mapasa, will receive the keys to their new houses from Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela in Browns Farm, Philippi, Cape Town today. Read More

Western Cape Department of Agriculture Tops List at SAIGA Awards

8 October 2013

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has won three awards at the Southern African Institute of Government Auditors Awards. Read More

Over 250 000 Western Cape Learners to Write Systemic Tests

8 October 2013

The Western Cape's Grade 3, 6 and 9 will write the 2013 Systemic Language and Mathematics tests between 9 and 23 October. Read More

Update on Phased Transfer of Services from GF Jooste Hospital to Mitchells Plain Hospital

8 October 2013

The phased closure of GF Jooste Hospital and the commissioning of Mitchell’s Plain Hospital is entering a new phase in two weeks’ time when Mitchell’s Plain Hospital opens for its first outpatients on Tuesday, 29 October. Read More

Conference With A Difference in Cape Town

8 October 2013

Cape Town hosts the annual African Creative Economy Conference from 6 to 9 October 2013. Among the 300 international delegates, there are a significant number from African countries. Read More

Ballroom and Latin American Dancers Leave Spectators in Awe

7 October 2013

Hundreds of disabled dancers from across the Western Cape participated in the 2013 Open Disabled/ Wheelchair Ballroom and Latin American Interprovincial Dance Trials in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 5 October 2013. Read More

94-Year-old Zoar Resident to Receive Title Deed from Minister Madikizela

7 October 2013

Hundreds of beneficiaries, including 54 pensioners and 94-year-old Louisa Herandien, will today receive their title deeds from Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela in a ceremony at Zoar in the Kannaland Municipality. Read More

Western Cape Prepared for 2013 Matric Exams

7 October 2013

The examinations will be written from 28 October until 29 November 2013 at 432 examination centres across the province. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde Invites Tech Entrepreneurs to Meet at Bandwidth Barn

7 October 2013

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will be meeting tech entrepreneurs to discuss their business ideas at the Bandwidth Barn this week. Read More

High Spirits at Metropole Golden Games

7 October 2013

Sporting spirits were high during the Metropole Golden Games on 4 October 2013 at the Blue Downs Sports Stadium. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Rewards Clinical Excellence

4 October 2013

Tygerberg Hospital hosted the 24th Hartman Ceremony Awards to recognise the excellent services rendered by the nursing staff during the year, today. Read More

Western Cape Education Department to Honour World Teachers' Day

4 October 2013

Western Cape Education Department will be celebrating World Teachers' Day on Saturday, 5 October. Read More

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