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Diarrhoea Season is Here

28 February 2014

Every year, between the beginning of November and the end of May, thousands of babies and toddlers across the province access Western Cape Government Health facilities seeking treatment for dehydration due to diarrhoea. Read More

State of Health in the Province - 5 Years Later

28 February 2014

Minister Theuns Botha addresses the media at the Khayelitsha Hospital about all the achievements and milestones to date that the department has encountered on Thursday 27 February 2014. Read More

Cape Town Corporate Games Officially Launched

28 February 2014

On Thursday, 27 February 2014, Minister Ivan Meyer joined the launch of the Cape Town Corporate Games as the patron of these games for 2014. The third annual Cape Town Corporate Games will be held from 5 to 8 June 2014 at the V&A Waterfront and... Read More

MOD Coach with Latin Flavour

28 February 2014

Shanee de Beer, one of South Africa’s top dancers, is a dance coach in the Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Programme at the Bokmakierie Primary School in Athlone, Cape Tow Read More

School Health Week

28 February 2014

Did you know that 4-8 March 2014 is School Health Week? Read More

DCAS Launches IsiXhosa Terminology Booklet

28 February 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport has launched a booklet that has been developed for government-specific Xhosa terms. Read More

Restrictions Announced - African Horse Sickness

28 February 2014

Restrictions have been placed on all direct horse movements around the Western Cape due the increase of the African Horse Sickness across the country. Read More

Media Alert: State of Health in the Province - 5 Years Later

27 February 2014

On Thursday morning, 27 February 2014 the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will host a media briefing at Khayelitsha Hospital on the progress with projects initiated in his term of office.The main themes are the following: Read More

Partners invest in young Western Cape cyclists

27 February 2014

With the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Momentum Cycle Tour rapidly approaching, the Nedbank Sports Trust Cycling Development Programme handed over bicycles and cycling kits to promising young cyclists on Wednesday, 26 February 2014. The programme is... Read More

Cape Rouleur Kicks Off Bumper Month of Premier Cycling Events

27 February 2014

The multi-stage endurance race, the Cape Rouleur, kicks off this week, marking the start of a series of premier cycling events taking place in the Western Cape this month. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Launch isiXhosa Terminology Booklet

27 February 2014

A pocket-size booklet of isiXhosa terms will be launched on 28 February 2014 by Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport. The publication is the product of five years of terminology development work by members of the Western Cape... Read More

Aid for Drought Stricken Farmers

26 February 2014

The Western Cape Ministry of Agriculture and Transnet continue to secure assistance to transport donated animal feed from the Western Cape to the drought-stricken regions around South Africa. Read More

Advanced Technology for George Hospital

26 February 2014

State Eye Surgeon Dr Nicolaas Stempels from George Hospital is grinning from ear to ear at the latest equipment that was recently purchased by the Western Cape Government Health for R460 000 -  a multi spot green laser. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Host Nuwe Begin Project Close-Out Ceremony

25 February 2014

Today, Tuesday 25 February 2014, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will host a Nuwe Begin project close-out ceremony in Mfuleni/Bluedowns. Read More

Minister Pravin Gordhan's 2014 National Budget Must Prioritise Growth, Jobs

25 February 2014

As Minister Pravin Gordhan prepares to present the final budget of his current term, I am confident he will table measures to grow our economy and create more jobs for our people. Read More

Media Alert: Department and Partners to Boost Western Cape Cyclists

25 February 2014

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer and dignitaries from Nedbank and the Sports Trust will hand over bicycles to about 140 Western Cape learners who will be participating in the 2014 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour at a... Read More

Western Cape Education Department's Reaction to Court Judgment

25 February 2014

The Western Cape Education Department notes the judgment handed down by the court on Tuesday, 25 February 2014. Read More

Western Cape Government Interventions Continue to Curb the Carnage on Roads

25 February 2014

Joint Statement by Minister Robin Carlisle, Minister Dan Plato, and Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa Read More

Minister Winde Welcomes Design Indaba Delegates

24 February 2014

Thousands of visitors are set to attend the Design Indaba at the Cape Town International Convention Centre this week. Read More

Minister Madikizela Committed in Fighting the Housing Backlog in Western Cape

24 February 2014

Five deserving beneficiaries received their keys to their new homes from the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela and Mayor of Saldanha Mr Francois Schippers, at George Kerridge in Vredenburg on Monday 17 February 2014. Read More