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Learners Develop Praise Singing in Khayelitsha

7 December 2012

On 4 to 6 December 2012, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners created opportunities for youths in Khayelitsha to learn to perform poetry and praise songs. During this time, learners at Kwafundo High School participated in a... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Provide Status Update on Liquor Regulation in the Western Cape

6 December 2012

On Thursday, 6 December 2012, the Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will provide a status update on liquor regulation in the Western Cape.Minister Winde will be addressing the Quarterly Western Cape Liquor Conference. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Submit Complaint to Minister Mthethwa Against Senior SAPS Official

6 December 2012

On Thursday, 6 December, Premier Helen Zille will make an announcement about a complaint to be made against a senior official in the national Department of the Read More

Western Cape Intensifies Fight Against Liquor Abuse

6 December 2012

The Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde today announced that the Western Cape Liquor Authority will launch a Social and Education Fund during the 2013/14 financial year, in a move that will significantly intensify the... Read More

Roads Open for 2012/2013 Festive Season

6 December 2012

All roads maintained and currently being upgraded by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works will be open fo Read More

Six New Schools to Open in 2013

6 December 2012

Tomorrow, thousands of learners across the Western Cape will be celebrating the end of the 2012 school year.We would like to wish them, and their educators, a very happy, safe and well-deserved holiday. Read More

Premier Zille Submits Complaint Against SAPS Deputy Director-General

6 December 2012

Today I have submitted a complaint to the national Police Minister, Nathi Mthethwa, against Ms Jenni Irish-Qhobosheane, the Secretary for the Police Service in charge of the Civilian Secretariat for Police Service, for misconduct she committed which... Read More

Media Alert: Update on Marketing Western Cape as a Film Destination

5 December 2012

Today, Wednesday 5 December 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will provide a status update on the marketing of the Western Cape as a film destination. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Launch ‘Safely Home’ Road Safety Plan for Festive Season

5 December 2012

On Thursday, 6 December 2012, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Theuns Botha, Minister of Health, will launch the Safely Home Road Safety Plan for the festive season. Read More

Wesgro now the Western Cape’s Film Destination Marketing Agency

5 December 2012

On Wednesday, 5 December 2012, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, announced that promoting Cape Town and the Western Cape as a film destination is part of Wesgro's mandate. Read More

ASOD Camera Enforcement Network Launched on Province Death Stretch

5 December 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works launched the new Average Speed Over Distance (ASOD) camera network system on 5 December 2012 at the Traffic Management Centre in Goodwood. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Launch New ASOD Camera Enforcement Network

4 December 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will launch the new Average Speed Over Distance (ASOD) camera network s Read More

Restrictions Placed on Three Bellville Taxi Associations

3 December 2012

On 3 December 2012, Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will provide an update on the restrictions placed on the following Bellville taxi associations: Read More

Department and Community Fight Crime Together

3 December 2012

The communities of Napier and Bredasdorp pledged their solidarity with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and other departments to fight crime using sport. Read More

Western Cape Commemorates Slave Emancipation Day

3 December 2012

On Saturday, 1 December 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, joined the community of Goedverwacht to commemorate the 174thanniversary of the abolition of slavery in the Cape Colony. Read More

Taxi Industry a Fine Example of Open Opportunity Undertaking

3 December 2012

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

The Western Cape Provincial Road Traffic Bill Becomes Law

1 December 2012

The Western Cape Provincial Road Traffic Act was passed by the Provincial Legislature on 29 November 2012. Read More

Road Safety and You

30 November 2012

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports indicate that many accidents happen during holidays when people travel greater distances. Read More

Media Alert: Schools World Aids Day Event

30 November 2012

The Western Cape Education Department’s Metro North Education District will mark World Aids Day on Saturday, 1 December 2012, by hosting an HIV/Aids Life Skills Programme. Read More

World Aids Day 2012: Getting to Zero

30 November 2012

World Aids Day is commemorated every year to highlight the dangers of the epidemic and continue the awareness campaigns to minimise new infections. Read More

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