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Media Alert: Minister Dan Plato to Host Religious Leaders Forum in Manenberg

9 September 2013

On Tuesday, 10 September 2013, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will host a large gathering of faith based leaders to facilitate safety partnerships and support youth intervention programmes. Read More

Boland Intellectually Impaired Schools Compete for Top Honours

9 September 2013

The annual Boland intellectually impaired schools sports contest took place at Paarl Gymnasium on Saturday, 7 September 2013 with support from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

Dangerous Weapons Act Criminalises Carrying Dangerous Objects in Public

8 September 2013

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

Bonginkosi Madikizela Speech Excerpts; Housing Consumer Education Workshop

6 September 2013

Western Cape Government Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela delivered the opening address at the Human Settlements Housing Consumer Education Workshop at the Iziko Museum, Victoria Street, Cape Town on 6 September, 2013. Read More

Promoting Sign Language Awareness During National Book Week

6 September 2013

On 3 September 2013, an interactive South African Sign Language (SASL) awareness event took place during Deaf Awareness Week in Mamre, outside Atlantis. Read More

Going Big at Aerobics Session on Casual Day

6 September 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) celebrated Casual Day (6 September 2013) this year by hosting an aerobics session for members of the public in the Company’s Garden in Cape Town. The theme for this year’s Casual Day was “Go Big”. Read More

Western Cape's Health Facilities Under Pressure

6 September 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, says that the current pressures at Western Cape health facilities across the service platform, not only at hospitals and emergency centres, are real. “It is true that public health services are under... Read More

Go Big on Casual Day with Mass Aerobics at the Company's Garden

5 September 2013

In celebration of Casual Day, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will host a mass aerobics session on Friday, 6 September 2013. Read More

New "Bandwidth Barn" to Connect Townships to the World

5 September 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde aims to launch a Bandwidth Barn in the townships as the department inspects potential sites for the project. Read More

Logo Unveiled for George Integrated Subsidised Transport System

4 September 2013

On 4 September 2013, the Department of Transport and Public Works and the George Municipality unveiled the logo for the Read More

Chapman's Peak Drive and Franschhoek Pass Open for Traffic

4 September 2013

The Chapman’s Peak Drive near Cape Town and the Franschhoek Pass between Franschhoek and Villiersdorp are now open for traffic.The two roads were closed last week after heavy rains caused rock falls and mudslides. Read More

Minister Van Rensburg to Plant Trees During Arbour Week

4 September 2013

Minister Gerrit van Rensburg will be launching a tree-planting initiative at the Department of Agriculture in Elsenburg on Thursday, 5 September 2013 . Read More

Bring Your Sporting “Gees” To the 2013 Better Together Games

3 September 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be hosting four Better Together Games events in various parts of the Western Cape during October 2013. Old Mutual, Nedbank and Peninsula Beverages are partnering with the Games this year. Read More

Operating Licence Unit Most Productive in Western Cape

3 September 2013

September is Public Service Month in South Africa and the Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) of the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works has been awarded Productivity SA’s Most Productive Public Entity Award. Read More

“Read and Share” - Launch of National Book Week 2013

3 September 2013

The value of reading and the important role it plays in a nation’s development was celebrated at the launch of National Book Week 2013 in Atlantis on Monday, 2 September 2013. Read More

Extended Service Hours at Mitchells Plain Community Health Centre

2 September 2013

Mitchells Plain Community Health Centre (CHC) is now offering woman and child health extended service hours for working mothers.The services will be rendered for working mothers on weekdays from 16:30 to 21:00 and on Saturdays from 08:00 to 12:00. Read More

SWD Youth Camp Promotes Principle of Ubuntu

2 September 2013

“Umntu ngumtu ngabantu” (a person is a person because of other people). This was the most important lesson learned by young people from South Western Districts (SWD) who attended the regional youth camp at Lake Brenton, Knysna, from 30 August to 1... Read More

Franschhoek Pass Remains Closed

2 September 2013

Franschhoek Pass remains closed after a mudslide and a small rock fall occurred on 28 August 2013 due to heavy rains in the Western Cape. Read More

Tourism Month Opens With a Focus on Province’s Natural Attractions

2 September 2013

Tourism Month officially started yesterday, 1 September 2013. In keeping with this year's international theme, water-based tourism, the Western Cape's beaches and natural attractions will be showcased as part of the Province's celebrations. Read More

Olifants Rivier Farm Worker of the Year Crowned

2 September 2013

Minister van Rensburg on Thursday congratulated Karools Paulse for winning the Olifants River leg of the 2013 Western Cape Farm Worker of the Year Competition. Read More

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