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News and Speeches for Provincial Archive Service

Accessibility and technology the focus as Archives Awareness Week kicks off

15 July 2019

Accessibility and technology the focus as annual Archives Awareness Week kicks off Read More

Archives honoured for helping preserve history

8 November 2018

The Western Cape Archives and Records Service (WCARS) has been recognised for not only helping to preserve the history of South Africa but also making it accessible to members of the public. Read More

Sharing and understanding at the 15th National Oral History Conference

10 October 2018

The 15th Annual National Oral History Conference was officially launched on 9 October 2018 at the Milnerton Library. Read More

GSSA donates family history journal to Archives

15 August 2018

On 14 August 2018, members of the Read More

Archives celebrates #IAD18 with the Paarl community

11 June 2018

On 8 June 2018, the Western Cape Archives and Records Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) celebrated   Read More

Western Cape Archives host art exhibition by Jeannette Unite

11 December 2017

The Minister of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais officially opened an art exhibition by renowned South African Artist Read More

Minister Anroux Marais opens SA Society of Archivists (SASA) Conference

6 July 2017

On 5 July 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais opened the annual two-day South African Society of Archivists (SASA) Read More

Media Alert: SA Society of Archivists Conference To Be Opened By Minister Marais

4 July 2017

MEDIA ALERT: SOUTH AFRICAN SOCIETY OF ARCHIVISTS CONFERENCE TO BE OPENED BY MINISTER MARAIS   Read More

‘Sharing our Stories’ on International Archives Day

12 June 2017

During the afternoon of 9 June 2017, the Western Cape Archives and Records Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) celebrated  International Archives D Read More

National Archives Week Promotes Youth Education

10 May 2017

On 9 May 2017 the Western Cape Provincial Archive Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Department of Read More

Media Alert: National Archives Awareness Week to Be Launched by Minister Marais

8 May 2017

Tomorrow, 9 May 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will officially launch National Archives Awareness Week at the Provincial Archives and Records Service in Roeland Read More

Archives Week launched for the Promotion of Human Rights and Good Governance

9 May 2016

The Provincial Archive Service of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) launched National Archives Week on Read More

Oral History Framework Launch Shows the Power of Personal Narratives

25 September 2015

On Wednesday, 23 September 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) launched its Oral History Framework Document, as well as the Dulcie September Travelling Exhibition, at the Western Cape Archive and Records Management Service in... Read More

Media Alert: Dulcie September Exhibition to be launched by Minister Marais

22 September 2015

Tomorrow, 23 September 2015, Minister Anroux Marais will launch the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s exciting new framework to preserve the Western Cape's unique Oral History.  Read More

Minister Anroux Marais meets the people behind Western Cape Archives and Records

15 May 2015

With this week’s focus on National Archives Week, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, visited the Western Cape A Read More

National Archives Week Kicks off Exploring Our Living Past

11 May 2015

The Western Cape Provincial Archive Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport launched Read More

Media Alert: Our Living Past: Launch of National Archives Week

7 May 2015

National Archives Week will be celebrated in 11 to 15 May 2015 with various activities in Cape Town and in the Western Cape regions. Media are invited to attend the launch on: Read More

National Archives Week 2015: Our Living Past

29 April 2015

The Western Cape Archives and Records Service will celebrate National Archives Week in the Western Cape from 11 to 15 May 2015. Read More

Handwritten Mandela Tributes to be Preserved for Posterity

17 July 2014

On the eve of International Nelson Mandela Day, 200 books with hand-written tributes to Madiba from all over the Western Cape have been handed over to the provincial Archives and Recor Read More

Celebrating South African Records Collection and Preservation

8 May 2014

The National Department of Arts and Culture launched the seventh Annual National Archives Week at the National Film, Video and Sound Archives building in Pretoria hosted under the theme “Archives for Democracy, Accountability and Transparency”. The... Read More

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