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Health Prioritises R14 Million to Build EMS Station on "Death Road"

25 September 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, formally opened the EMS Leeu Gamka station on 25 September 2012. Read More

Minister Winde to Address the Cape Town Press Club

25 September 2012

On Tuesday, 25 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will address the Cape Town Press Club. Read More

WCED: Planning for the 2013 School Year

24 September 2012

While the 2012 school year is still in full swing, the WCED has been working hard to ensure that it is prepared and ready for the 2013 school year.This is a massive task and requires extensive communication, planning and organisation by both the... Read More

Latest Crash Witness Footage Highlights Dangers of Irresponsible Road Use

24 September 2012

The latest round of Crash Witness CCTV footage (Crash Witness 4) can now be viewed on the Safely Home website. Read More

Research Showcased at Annual Provincial Health Research Day

21 September 2012

The Provincial Health Research Committee (PHRC) hosted its second annual Provincial Research Day at Lentegeur Hospital’s Conference Centre on 21 September 2012. Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Grant to Open Riebeeck Valley School

21 September 2012

On Friday, 21 September, Premier Helen Zille and Minister Donald Grant will officially open the Riebeeck Valley Special School of Skills. Read More

Western Cape Government Deepens Health Research in the Province

21 September 2012

The Provincial Health Research Committee (PHRC) hosted its second annual Provincial Research Day at Lentegeur Hospital’s Conference Centre on 21 September 2012. Read More

Cricket Gains Popularity in Townships

21 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, the JAG Sport and Education Foundation and JAG Western Province Cricket is developing young cricket players and, in the process, keeping them off the streets in townships. Read More

Department Supports West Coast and Central Karoo Dancers

21 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the Heal the World Project have created the perfect platform for dancers and artists from the Eden and Central Karoo regions to showcase their talents at the biggest event on the South African Hip Hop... Read More

Inter-Provincial Women’s Rugby Tournament in Langa

21 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport celebrates cultural heritage through the promotion of women’s rugby in communities. Read More

CT Marathon: The Better Together Platform for Big Stage Running

20 September 2012

Western Province Athletics, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and other entities, will bring thousands of runners together to take part in the Cape Town Marathon on Sunday, 23 September 2012. Read More

Language Ambassadors Announced

20 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport values the importance of enhancing cultural warmth through the promotion of language in the Western Cape. Read More

Response to SAPS Annual Crime Stats 2012: Convictions are Key

20 September 2012

What is needed to improve safety in Western Cape is a root and branch overhaul of the Criminal Justice System, which includes proper leadership and management of the SAPS and proper capacity for solid investigations which lead to convictions. Read More

Robben Island Sports Records Go Digital

20 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is promoting sporting heritage by making it accessible to the public on the internet. Read More

Free Online Courses for 1000 Western Cape Businesses

20 September 2012

As part of the 110% Green initiative, the Western Cape Government and Nedbank on 20 September announced free online courses for 1 000 Western Cape SMMEs. Read More

Western Cape to Honour Neville Alexander

19 September 2012

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, earlier today (19 September 2012) announced at the inaugural meeting of the newly appointed Western Cape Language Committee (WCLC) that the Neville Alexander Language Award will be... Read More

Better Together Heritage Day Celebrations

19 September 2012

Hundreds of youths from diverse communities will celebrate Heritage Day on 24 September 2012 by displaying their talents in a variety of sport, arts and cultural activities organised by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

Aerobics in Company Gardens, Cape Town

19 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport has extended the Women’s Month mass aerobics sessions from 14 September to 2 November 2012. These sessions will yet again happen on Fridays from 08:15 to 09:00 at the Company Gardens in Cape Town. Read More

R500 Million Mitchell's Plain Hospital Nearing Completion

19 September 2012

The R500 million Mitchell's Plain Hospital construction project has been a massive undertaking by the Western Cape Government. The hospital will offer district hospital services to people living in the Mitchell's Plain, Philippi and Mandalay areas. Read More

Minister Meyer Launches the Robben Island Sport Digitisation Project

19 September 2012

On 20 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, in partnership with the University of the Western Cape and the Robben Island Mayibuye Archives, will launch the digitisation of the collection of sporting... Read More

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