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Computer Society Honours Top WCED Officials

18 September 2005

The Computer Society of South Africa (CSSA) has selected Kobus van Wyk, programme manager of the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) Khanya Project, as the society’s ICT Person of the Year for 2005.   Read More

World Retina Week 19th to 25th September 2005: Call to Action

14 September 2005

CALL TO ACTION Retina South Africa joins 47 countries in September to create awareness of retinal blinding conditions such as: Read More

Ostrich Exports Back to Normal

14 September 2005


City's Police Use Sports to Gear Up for Major Disasters

13 September 2005

During the past five years, the world has experienced some of the worst man-made and natural disasters, and it is crucial for South Africa's metropolitan police services to network more closely and share world-class safety strategies. Read More

City Thanks Residents for Saving Scarce Water

13 September 2005

As the total capacity of the major dams supplying the City of Cape Town exceeds the 80% mark, current restrictions are to be modified to make sure that water saving habits learnt during last summer's severe drought become a way of life. Read More

Cape Town Announces Strategies to Ensure Future Water Supply

13 September 2005

A number of significant strategic initiatives to reduce water demand as well as to plan for future water supply schemes were announced by the City of Cape Town's water team during a media visit to water installations. Read More

Robbie Nurock Community Health Centre Turns 100

13 September 2005

Robbie Nurock Community Health Centre (CHC) celebrates one hundred years of health service delivery to the community this year. Centenary celebrations are on 29 September 2005 at Robbie Nurock CHC at 89 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town from 11:00 to... Read More

City Celebrates Arbor Month at Lookout Hill in Mitchells Plain

12 September 2005

One of Cape Town's most spectacular viewing points, Rocklands Lookout Hill in Mitchells Plain, is being beautified with the planting of indigenous trees. Read More

Next Steps on Taxi Inquiry

12 September 2005

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane and Minister of Public Works and Transport Marius Fransman addressed the media on 13 September 2005 on recommendations contained in a report on investigation (Inquiry) into the Cape... Read More

Child Protection

11 September 2005

"We are deeply disturbed and shocked by the reports in the media detailing the disappearance of a number of children in the Western Cape over the past few weeks." In the last two weeks: Read More

WCED Honours Top Teachers for 2005

11 September 2005

The Western Cape Education (WCED) has the pleasure of announcing the names of teachers and principals who have received the Western Cape Teaching Awards for 2005. The awards were presented at a prestigious event in Cape Town on Friday night, 9... Read More

City Expands Fire Fighting Services

9 September 2005

Hout Bay residents will have a brand new fire station with 30 uniformed Read More

Cervical cancer Awareness Month

8 September 2005

"Cervical Cancer, despite being a preventable disease, causes a significant amount of illness and is the leading cause of death due to cancer amongst South African women. Read More

WCED Looking at Creative Ways to Use Additional Posts

8 September 2005

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is looking at creative ways of using additional posts to enhance education next year, especially in the province's poorest schools.   Read More

Heritage Month Events

7 September 2005

MEC Whitey Jacobs on Thursday, 8 September unveiled the month-long activities of the Department aimed at celebrating the Heritage Month at a function attended by stakeholders. Read More

Hoax Calls Overshadow 107 Emergency Calls

7 September 2005

The majority of calls to the City's 107 emergency number are nuisance calls. Some 80 % of calls are made by pranksters. The highest call volumes were registered in December 2004 and January this year, the City's Portfolio Committee on Safety and... Read More

Incontinence - A Hidden Disease

7 September 2005

CONSUMER AWARENESS CAMPAIGN In conjunction with DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES 12 - 17 September 2005 Incontinence - A Hidden Disease Read More

Software Freedom Day

7 September 2005

The Western Cape Province will join the rest of the world in celebrating Software Freedom Day (SFD) on the 10th of September. This global event is aimed at highlighting the virtues and availability of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and how... Read More

World Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Day - 9 September 2005

6 September 2005

The Metro District Health Services of the Western Cape Department of Health is raising awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome on World FAS Day on Friday 9 September 2005. Read More