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Western Cape Hosts One of Africa's Biggest Ports Conferences

26 August 2013

Western Cape will host Africa’s most influential conference on the expansion of the continent’s ports on Monday 26 August 2013. Read More

Minister Winde Crowns Provincial Lilizela Tourism Awards Winners

26 August 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde announced the Western Cape's winners, at the provincial awards ceremony on 23 August 2013 at the Westin Grand Hotel. Read More

Library and Museum Celebrate Porterville’s 150th Anniversary

26 August 2013

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer visited the Porterville community library and the Jan Danckaert Museum on Friday, 23 August 2013. The visit coincided with the 150-year anniversary of this historic West Coast town. Read More

Creating Cycling Opportunities at Porterville Festival

26 August 2013

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer joined development cyclists and members of the Porterville community in two mountain bike races on 23 and 24 August 2013. The visit coincided with the town's 150-year anniversary. Read More

75-year Old Beneficiary to Receive House in Slangrivier Housing Project

26 August 2013

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over the final 10 houses of the completed 250-unit Slangrivier Housing Project near Heidelburg. Read More

Minister Mthethwa Offers No Policing Solutions to Gang Violence

23 August 2013

Statement by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille Read More

Singing the National Anthem With Pride

23 August 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is giving about 40 young artists from six districts in the Western Cape the opportunity to learn the national anthem. Read More

Rescue Staff Up for Great Honour

23 August 2013

Western Cape Government Health’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel have once again been named finalists in the Centrum Guardian Project 2013. Read More

Minister to Hand Over Feed, Rams to Knolkop Empowerment Trust

22 August 2013

On Friday, 23 August 2013, Minister of Agriculture Gerrit van Rensburg will visit the Knolkop Empowerment Trust, a wheat and sheep farming enterprise, outside Moorreesburg. Read More

Focus on Women, Girls and Disabled People in Sport

22 August 2013

The Provincial Women and Girls Committee Disability Sport Western Cape and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will jointly host a provincial Women’s Month event on Saturday 24 August 2013 in Porterville. Read More

Minister to Announce Western Cape Finalists for Tourism Awards

22 August 2013

The Western Cape’s best accommodation establishments will compete in the national Department of Tourism’s inaugural awards to recognise the country’s top players.Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will announce the... Read More

Minister Encourages Youngsters at Leeu Gamka Youth Day

22 August 2013

Minister van Rensburg urges the youth to work hard at school at a recent Youth Day at Leeu Gamka. Read More

Media Alert: Premier and Police Minister to Hold Joint Media Briefing

22 August 2013

Premier Zille and Minister Mthethwa will brief the media and discuss the interventions to address gang violence in the Western Cape. Read More

Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) Performance in the Province

22 August 2013

It gives me great pleasure in again congratulating the Department of Local Government and municipalities in the Western Cape on again making our province number one in Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) expenditure for the 2012/13 financial year. Read More

Sharing a Love of Reading at National Book Week

21 August 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is encouraging people to engage with books and share the joy of reading during this year’s National Book Week from 2 to 7 September 2013. Read More

Minister Van Rensburg Surprises Sandhills Primary School

21 August 2013

Minister Gerrit Van Rensburg surprised the learners of Sandhills Primary School in De Doorns during break time, and presented the principal, Mr Peter Weber, with an overhead projector and computer. Read More

Decision to Appeal School Closure Judgment

21 August 2013

Western Cape Government has decided to appeal the judgement of the school closures in High Court. Read More

Premier and Minister Open Refurbished "Madiba Freedom Walk" Road

21 August 2013

Premier Helen Zille and Minister Robin Carlisle officially opened the refurbished "Madiba Freedom Walk" road at the Drakenstein Correctional Centre in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read More

High-Level Meeting Brings Cultural Leaders Together

21 August 2013

The Inter-Ministerial Cultural Groups meeting that took place at Spier, Stellenbosch on 16 August 2013 aimed to share the cultural wealth of South Africa and support cultural groups in the Western Cape. Read More

New Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital CEO Introduced

20 August 2013

Dr Matodzi Mukosi was today introduced as the new CEO of the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital. Read More

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