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News and Speeches Archive

Prince Alfred Hamlet To Have its Own Library Soon

4 October 2013

In 2014, a library will be built in Prince Alfred Hamlet, outside Ceres. On Thursday, 3 October 2013, the Witzenberg Municipality and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Library Services hosted a sod turning ceremony on the library... Read More

Healthcare Solution Lies in a Working Public Service

4 October 2013

Should the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) be implemented, it will be the largest financial project ever taken on in the history of this country, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, said on 4 October 2013. Read More

Research Showcased at Annual Provincial Health Research Day

4 October 2013

The Provincial Health Research Committee (PHRC) hosted its third annual Provincial Health Research Day at Lentegeur Hospital’s Conference Centre on 4 October 2013. Read More

Intellectually Impaired Sports Team Makes Western Cape Proud

3 October 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is proud of the achievements of the Western Cape intellectually impaired team that participated in the South African Sport Association (SASA II) Open Games in Pretoria from 14 to 22 September 2013. Read More

Western Cape Government Starts Walking Towards Better Health

3 October 2013

Premier Helen Zille and Minister Botha launch the Walk4Health campaign. Read More

Western Cape Tourism Sector Goes Digital

3 October 2013

The Western Cape’s tourism sector aims for better standards in the industry as it goes global with its digital travel marketing strategy. Read More

Services for Senior Citizens

3 October 2013

The Western Cape Government recognises the need for care and service to older persons and, to make this possible, the 2013 budget for services for the elderly increased to R166 million, up from R154 million last year. Through programmes driven by... Read More

Western Cape Education Department to Fight Holiday Vandalism in Schools

2 October 2013

Burglary or vandalism continues to be an issue in Western Cape schools. The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is concerned and is appealing to communities to be part of the fight against it. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Dan Plato to Launch Community Safety SMS Info Line

2 October 2013

On Thursday, 3 October 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will launch the new Community Safety SMS info line. Read More

Philippi Residents to Receive Houses

2 October 2013

Three beneficiaries of the Siyaphumelele Peoples Housing Process (PHP) project will receive the keys to their houses from Western Cape Government Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela on 3 October 2013. Read More

Facts About Unhealthy Lifestyles

2 October 2013

A report drafted by Western Cape Government Health’s Health Promotions Directorate carries a clear message: unhealthy lifestyles are killing us.The report summarises the burden of disease profile in the province’s six health dixstricts: Read More

Celebrating Heritage with Women’s Rugby in Langa

1 October 2013

Women showed their flair in passing, kicking and counter-attacking at the third annual Women’s Heritage Rugby Tournament in Langa on 28 and 29 September 2013. Read More

International Day of Older Persons

1 October 2013

Today is International Day of Older Persons.  According to UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, by 2050, the number of older persons will be twice the number of children in developed countries, and the number of older persons in developing countries... Read More

Premier Zille Welcomes Constitutional Court Ruling

1 October 2013

We welcome the ruling of the Constitutional Court dismissing Minister Mthethwa’s application against the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry. Read More

Minister Encourages Entrepreneurs Make Use of Enterprise Development Fund

1 October 2013

Western Cape Government helps small businesses to grow through Enterprise Development Fund. Read More

Western Cape Government Health Urges Citizens to Become Blood Donors

1 October 2013

Western Cape Government Health purchases blood products to the value of R13 million per month from Western Province Blood Transfusion Services. The purchase is for about 20 000 blood products on a monthly basis. The projected expenditure for this... Read More

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