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ANC condemns ‘unacceptable’ WCED trip to Israel

Capetonians have reacted strongly in opposition to the Western Cape Education Department’s (WCED) visit to Israel, calling it ironic, disgraceful and unacceptable. The ANC’s shadow MEC for education in the Western Cape legislature, Khalid Sayed says that the claims the DA-run province is making cannot legitimise nor justify the trip and[…]

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Africa Halal Week spotlights WCape as halal export hub

The Cape Town International Convention Centre was abuzz with activity on Monday for the start of Africa Halal Week 2019 which runs until the 9 October. Delegates from various halal sectors are gathering in Cape Town for the second year, showcasing inspiring opportunities presented by the Halal market on the[…]

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New initiative to help tourism sector reduce usage

Wesgro and the Western Cape Government, in partnership with Airbnb and CapeNature, have announced a new campaign to help tourists and the tourism sector save water. According to Wesgro, the new campaign will distribute 2 300 low-flow showerheads to guesthouses, B&B’s and Airbnb hosts across the province. Aimed at saving[…]

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International Nurses Day marked on Friday

The City of Cape Town Health Services says nursing staff at its clinics have managed to reduce child mortality rates through different interventions. Nurses working for the City of Cape Town health services have been honoured with certificates for long service to mark International Nurses Day which is being celebrated on[…]

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Manenberg urban upgrading in full swing

The City of Cape Town and Manenberg community members are engaging in pre-consultations meetings on the Manenberg upgrade project. The progress plan is based on the Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading methodology, with intent to enhance the overall safety in the suburb, which has been deeply impacted by gang violence.[…]

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ANC to take legal action over Jooste hospital

A site visit at the GF Jooste Hospital ended even before it began after members of the ANC Western Cape leadership met with concerned Manenberg residents outside the hospital on Thursday. Provincial ANC chairperson, Marius Fransman, provincial secretary Faiez Jacobs and members of the Manenberg Steering Committee for the city’s[…]

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