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Minister Winde to Provide Progress Report on Enterprise Development Fund

30 September 2013

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will be presenting a progress report on the Enterprise Development Fund on Tuesday, 1 October in Khayelitsha. Read More

Youth Outreach Uplifts Tulbagh Community

30 September 2013

Hundreds of youths from across the Western Cape made a direct difference in the lives of people in Tulbagh recently. Read More

Premier and Minister to Launch Walk4Health Lifestyle Wellness Initiative

30 September 2013

On Tuesday, 1 October, Premier Helen Zille and Western Cape Health Minister Theuns Botha will launch the Western Cape Government’s Walk4Health initiative, which aims to promote a culture of wellness through encouraging the adoption of active... Read More

Minister Tours Cape’s Popular Tourism Sights Ahead of World Tourism Day

27 September 2013

In celebration of World Tourism Day tomorrow (27 September 2013), Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, visited several of the province’s well-known tourist spots. Read More

Update on Phased Closure of GF Jooste Hospital

27 September 2013

The phased closure of GF Jooste Hospital and the commissioning of Mitchells Plain Hospital have commenced. The movements that will impact on the functioning of GF Jooste Hospital will take place in the next few days. Read More

Two Hundred Students to Attend Second Youth Entrepreneurship Conference

26 September 2013

Hundreds of students are expected to attend the Western Cape Government’s second Youth Entrepreneurs Connect conference at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Saturday, 28 September. Read More

Invitation to Suppliers To Register on Supplier Database

26 September 2013

The Western Cape Government’s Department of Community Safety will host a series of public information sessions  to encourage and support prospective service providers and suppliers to register on their supplier database. Read More

Museum Gives a Voice to “Simonites”

26 September 2013

On Heritage Day, 24 September 2013, people who had been forcibly removed from Simon’s Town under the Group Areas Act returned to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the imposition of racial segregation in the town. The event was organised by the... Read More

Red Tape Reduction Intervention Saves Jobs

25 September 2013

Western Cape Government’s Red Tape Reduction Unit has intervened in saving a number of jobs in one of the country's largest companies. Read More

Communicare Applications Open in October

25 September 2013

Communicare is the oldest accredited social housing Non-Profit Company (NPC) in South Africa. With over six decades of delivering social housing to those in need, Communicare now owns and manages over 3 500 rental units in the Western Cape. Read More

Western Cape Indigenous Games Team Committed to Improve

25 September 2013

A number of individual Western Cape team members made the province proud at the National Indigenous Game Festival held in Pretoria from 20 to 24 September 2013. Read More

Celebrating Sports and Culture at Heritage Festival in Grassy Park

25 September 2013

About 800 young people took part in Heritage Day sports, arts and culture activities from baseball to breakdancing at the Fairmount High School in Grassy Park on 24 September 2013. Read More

Saturday Surgeries Set for Third Successful Run

25 September 2013

Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital will run its third successful Saturday Surgeries initiative between September 7 and October 26. The project will alleviate waiting lists for Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and General Paediatric Surgeries, some... Read More

Nuwe Begin Housing Development Delivers First Gap Units

25 September 2013

Nine beneficiaries will receive the keys to their Gap market houses at a ribbon-cutting event at the Nuwe Begin Housing Project in Eerste Rivier, Cape Town , today. Read More

Heritage Day celebrations in Bokmakierie

25 September 2013

Anti-gang programmes from Delft, Samora Machel, KTC, Nyanga East, Khayelitsha and Bokmakierie joined together for a day of fun in a Bokmakierie park on Heritage Day, 24 September 2013. Read More

Learning and Growing at National Indigenous Games

23 September 2013

Players representing the Western Cape at the National Indigenous Games Festival are enjoying the competition. Read More

Team Western Cape Off to National Indigenous Games Festival

20 September 2013

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport honoured the athletes who will represent the Western Cape at the National Indigenous Games in Pretoria Read More

Active seniors excel at 2013 Golden Games

20 September 2013

Despite the cold and wet weather, 1000 senior citizens from 30 Western Cape clubs united in their passion for team sports at the Golden Games in Paarl on 19 September 2013. Read More

Top 10 Murder Areas are Worse Than Before – Minister Plato

20 September 2013

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Provincial Government, Traditional Leaders Sign Medical Male Circumcision Agreement

20 September 2013

The event is the signing of a landmark agreement between Chief Mayataza, leader of the local traditional initiation forum and respected community leader in the Langeberg, and Western Cape Government Health. Read More