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Western Cape's Tourism Sector Tops List at Lilizela Awards

16 September 2013

The Western Cape proved to be the best in the country when it comes to tourism and hospitality as the province was top in the list at the inaugural Lilizela Tourism Awards on 12 September. Read More

Premier to Launch Integrated Provincial Violence Prevention Policy Framework

16 September 2013

On Monday, 16 September, Premier Helen Zille will launch the Western Cape Government’s recently finalised Integrated Provincial Violence Prevention Policy Framework, along with Western Cape Community Safety Minister Dan Plato and Western Cape Health... Read More

Minister to Speak at Opening of New Drug Treatment Centre in Parkwood

12 September 2013

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will today be speaking at the opening of a drug treatment centre in Parkwood. Read More

Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) Implementation Workshop

12 September 2013

The Department hosted a Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) Implementation Workshop on the 15 August 2013 at the Fountains Hotel in Cape Town. Read More

Promoting the Use of Sign Language in Schools

11 September 2013

The Western Cape Government is taking the lead in promoting the use of sign language in schools and to expand sign language as an additional language. Read More

Western Cape Partners with Reunion to Boost Agro-processing Sector

11 September 2013

The Westen Cape's partnership with Reunion provides a great platform for increased export opportunities for the province’s R12 billion agro-processing industry. Read More

Media Alert: Minister van Rensburg Recovering after Medical Procedure

11 September 2013

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg thanks the public for the support as he was hospitalised on 10 September. Read More

US Agency to Provide Grant to Support Rooftop Solar Plans for Western Cape Government

11 September 2013

Erica Barks-Ruggles, Cape Town’s US Consul General and Francois du Plessis, Green Cape CEO under the auspices of the United States Trade Development Agency (USTDA) and the Western Cape Government’s (WCG) Department of Transport and P Read More

My Culture, Your Culture, Our Heritage

11 September 2013

The National Heritage Day celebrations on 24 September 2013 are an opportunity to celebrate the rich cultural heritage and diversity that has the power to help build our nation. Read More

Western Cape's Assessment of Biodiversity Management Options

11 September 2013

Statement by Anton Bredell, Provincial Minister for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Read More

Uniting People at the Cape Town Marathon

11 September 2013

Thousands of runners are gearing up to take part in the Cape Town Marathon which starts in Adderley Street outside the central railway station at 06:30 on Sunday, 22 September 2013. There is also a 10 km race which starts at the same time and place. Read More

Horror Crashes Highlight Need for Whole Society Approach to Road Safety

10 September 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksRoad deaths are once again in the spotlight, with horrible crashes claiming many lives across the country. Read More

Boxing Puts its Best Foot Forward

10 September 2013

Western Cape stakeholders made their contribution to reviving the fortunes of boxing at a provincial indaba in Athlone on 6 September 2013. Read More

US Agency to Support Rooftop Solar Plans for Western Cape Government

10 September 2013

On 11 September 2013, the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will sign a grant with the Green Cape Sector Development Agency NPC (Green Cape), serving on behalf of the Western Cape Government’s (WCG) Department of Transport and Read More

Western Cape Learners to Write the Annual National Assessments

9 September 2013

The Western Cape Education Department supports all learners that will be writing the 2013 Annual National Assessments as they wish them the best of luck. Read More

Media Alert: Premier and Minister Grant to Visit De La Bat School for the Deaf

9 September 2013

Premier Helen Zille and Minister Donald Grant will be visiting the De la Bat School for the Deaf in Worcester on Tuesday, 10 September. Read More

Using Literacy to Shape the Future

9 September 2013

Sunday, 8 September 2013 was International Literacy Day and focused attention worldwide on the importance of literacy.The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) requested all schools to organise reading activities for all grades in the lead-up to... Read More

Provincial Pharmacist's Assistant of the Year 2013 Awarded

9 September 2013

The prestigious Western Cape Pharmacist’s Assistant of the Year 2013 Award was presented to Maritza Visser on 6 September 2013 at a gala dinner held at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Read More

West Coast Youth Learn Valuable Lessons

9 September 2013

“You must have a choice, the courage to make a commitment and a chance to make a change.” This is how Romano Niemand (17) described what he had learned at the West Coast regional youth camp that took place in Riebeek West from 6 to 8 September 2013. Read More

Working Together at Metropole Youth Camp

9 September 2013

Youths from the Cape Metropole region learned the importance of planning to succeed, effective communication and diligent teamwork at a regional youth camp in Grabouw, from 6 to 8 September 2013. Read More

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