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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Minister Fritz Calls for Safe Return of Missing Teen

11 October 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development Read More

Women Contractors Benefit from Atlantis Housing Project

11 October 2012

Women contractors have completed 60 units of the WEHBSO People's Housing Process (PHP) Project in Atlantis, Cape Town. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Address Malawi Camp Community in Cape Town

11 October 2012

The provincial Minister for Human Settlements in the Western Cape, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will report back to the Malawi Camp community on housing allocations for the community, and why there are currently no further allocations available in the N2... Read More

Learners Begin Writing Annual Literacy and Numeracy Tests

11 October 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI am pleased to announce the start of the annual Literacy and Numeracy testing in the Western Cape. Read More

Positive Effects of Provincial Youth Camp

10 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners are proud of the success of their Provincial Youth Camp at the Steinthal Estate in Tulbagh. Read More

Youths Leave Legacy through Outreach Activity

9 October 2012

Youths attending the Provincial Youth Camp made a difference in the community of Tulbagh when they restored three building sites as part of their outreach activity on 5 and 6 October 2012. Read More

Mural Paintings Brighten up Care Village in Vredenburg

9 October 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, praised the Visual Arts Week project for transforming Siyabonga Care Village, Vredenburg, into such a bright beacon of hope. Read More

Western Cape Government Inspired by Paralympic Heroes

9 October 2012

The Western Cape Paralympic athletes have inspired the Western Cape Government to replace portraits of politicians in the Provincial Legislature Building with those of the Western Cape SA London 2012 Paralympic gold medallists. Read More

Premier Zille Hosts Western Cape Paralympians

9 October 2012

This morning, Tuesday, 9 October, Premier Helen Zille hosted a tea with provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, to honour and celebrate Western Cape Paralympians who participated in the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Read More

Success of Workshops Evident at West Coast Arts Week Festival

9 October 2012

The talents of stage performers in a variety of genres from rural communities were showcased at the Weston High School in Vredenburg on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Meyer to Host Western Cape Paralympic Athletes

8 October 2012

Premier Helen Zille and the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will tomorrow, 9 October 2012, host a tea for Western Cape Paralympic athletes who were part of the recent South African Paralympic team that... Read More

“Sout Stories” Take People back to Their Cultural Roots

8 October 2012

The “Sout Stories” programme took Afrikaans story lovers back to their cultural roots at the Paternoster Fish Market on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

A Chance to Dance at Arts Week

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with the Saldanha Bay dance crew, TK EXPLOSIVES, to make a difference in the lives of aspiring dancers from St Helena Bay. Read More

Celebrate Cultural Warmth at West Coast Arts Week

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with the Saldanha Bay Municipality to showcase the arts and culture talent of West Coast and to launch the National Anthem CD at Weston High School in Vredenburg on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

Western Cape Golf Course Listed Top Ten in the World

8 October 2012

Fancourt Golf Resort in George has been listed by CNN as one of the world's ten best golf resorts and the leading golf resort in Africa. Read More

In Tune with Young Musicians at Arts Week

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and its partners are in tune with aspiring musicians from the Louwville community in Vredenburg. Youths from this area are currently benefiting from a three-day musical workshop with professional... Read More

Minister Grant on the Fourth and Final Term of the School Calender

8 October 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

Sustainable and Safe Initiation Practices

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport aims to ensure safe and hygienic initiation practices in the Western Cape by educating initiates and their parents. Read More

Drama Opportunities at Suidoosterfees

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport provided potentially life-changing opportunities for aspiring theatre performers at the West Coast Drama Festival on Thursday, 4 October 2012. Read More

Talent Identification at Netball Tournament

8 October 2012

The annual regional club development tournament provided hundreds of netball players with the opportunity to showcase their talent. Read More

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