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Positive Crime Fighting in the Western Cape

20 June 2005

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane says he's convinced that the SAPS are making positive inroads in the fight against crime. Read More

50 Years of the Freedom Charter: 26 June 2005

20 June 2005

A Time of Great Political Challenges The Congress of the People. Volunteers Collect the People's DemandsKliptown, 25th and 26th June 1955 Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Launched Literature Exhibition in Khayelitsha

13 June 2005

Approximately 500 teachers, learners, writers and publishers from across the Metropole braved the wet weather to attend the literature exhibition, which forms part of the IsiXhosa Awareness Week at O.R Tambo hall. Read More

AgriBEE Steering Committee meets

6 June 2005

PRETORIA:The Steering Committee members met today to finalise their inputs to be submitted to the Agriculture and Land Affairs Minister Thoko Didiza early next month. Read More

Legal and Ethical Issues Around Chronically Defaulting TB Patients

2 June 2005

Tuberculosis is a highly infectious disease, which has to be contained and treated. Read More

Western Cape Youth Day Celebrations

1 June 2005

The Western Cape Provincial Government and the City of Cape Town have joined forces in organizing Youth Day Celebrations for June 16 at the Bellville Velodrome. Read More

DOH Responds to Kfm on Hospital Bed Capacity in Western Province

1 June 2005

What is the extent of the problem? What has, or is being done to resolve this?What is advice to people using these hospitals and what is the best way to channel a complaint? Read More

Dassie Offers New Era in FET College Education

1 June 2005

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and partners have completed setting up a Wide Area Network (WAN), linking all 39 campuses of the six Further Education and Training (FET) colleges in the Western Cape.   Read More

Toy Library Opens in Khayelitsha on International Children's Day

31 May 2005

The City of Cape Town is to celebrate International Children's Day (Wednesday, June 1) with the opening of a special toy library in Khayelitsha to cater for the children in the area. Read More

Message from the Premier on International Children's Day

31 May 2005

Children everywhere depend entirely on the support and love they receive from us. Sadly, many of our children are neglected, abused, abandoned or live in dire poverty. Read More

Statement by Provincial Health Minister, Pierré Uys on World No Tobacco Day

30 May 2005

World No Tobacco Day is celebrated around the world on May 31 each year. 2005 marks the campaign’s eighteenth year of existence. South Africa’s theme for 2005 is Health Professionals and Tobacco Control. Read More

City Of Cape Town Promotes Environmental Related Careers

22 May 2005

The City of Cape Town, in partnership with SABC Education and Orbes Media will host the SABC Education Careers Faire at the Good Hope Centre from 24 to 26 May 2005, to showcase their commitment to the environment and youth. Read More

Family Killings in Milnerton and Beacon Valley

17 May 2005

"The Western Cape is in mourning. Two family killings involving among others, six children, must cause us as a Province to reflect very deeply on what is going wrong in our society. Read More

Minibus Taxi Industry Committee of Enquiry to Provide Progress at Media Briefing

16 May 2005

The Committee of Enquiry into the Underlying Reasons for the Instability and Conflict in the Minibus Taxi Industry within the Cape Metropolitan Area under its Chairperson, Adv. Read More

N2 Gateway Launch: City's Integrated Human Settlements Plan has Many Milestones

16 May 2005

Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Nomaindia Mfeketo, today revealed details of the City's proposed Integrated Human Settlements plan which combines current and future major housing projects spread across the City area and spanning the next ten years. Read More

Celebrating International Nurses' Day: A Message from Minister Pierre Uys

11 May 2005

During May 2005 Midwives Day and Nurses' Day will be celebrated internationally and healthcare facilities throughout the Western Cape Province will join hands in commemorating the dedicated and committed work that is delivered every single day by... Read More

Cape Gateway Version 2 Development - Call for Expressions of Interest

10 May 2005

The Centre for e-Innovation (CeI) has called for expressions of interest for the redevelopment of the Cape Gateway portal and its associated content management system (CMS). The CeI is the Provincial Government of the Western Cape's e-government... Read More