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New-Look Togryers Museum Launched

21 January 2014

A new entrance, education centre, touch screen digital exhibition and installed ramps with a toilet for the disabled are some of the additions at the new-look Togryers Museum in Ceres. On Monday, 20 January 2014, the Museum opened its doors to the... Read More

Western Cape Government Anticipates Improvements in Municipal Governance

21 January 2014

The Auditor-General's report on the audit outcomes for the Western Cape is expected to be mostly positive. Read More

Western Cape Farmers Donate to Northern Cape and North West Province

20 January 2014

The Western Cape stretches their efforts to support farmers who were strike by drought in areas in the Northern Cape and North West Province. Read More

Better Patient Experience at Uniondale Clinic

20 January 2014

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha opens the renovated Uniondale Clinic. Read More

Arrest of Delft Rape Suspect Welcomed

20 January 2014

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

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Release December Visitor Numbers

20 January 2014

On Thursday, 23 January 2014, Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will officially release the visitor figures for the start of Western Cape’s peak tourism season. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Launch Province’s First Youth Café

17 January 2014

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will on Monday, 20 January 2014 launch the Province’s first Youth Café.Following an extensive process of engagements with young people, the first Youth Café is being piloted in Rocklands,... Read More

Western Cape Doing All it Can with Limited Time and Resources

17 January 2014

Daniel Johnson, Spokesman, Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and SportCheryl Roberts's letter, "Empty seats shocker" (Cape Times, January 15) unfortunately does not reflect the true state of play around the African Championship of Nations... Read More

Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Attracts International Investors

17 January 2014

The Saldanha Bay Industrial Developmet, which was officially launched last year is off to a good start with six lease agreements signed and a surge of global oil and gas companies negotiating joint ventures with South African firms. Read More

Minister Theuns Botha Visits Care Facility to Monitor Medication Delivery

16 January 2014

Today the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, visited the Zandvliet Care Facility in Macassar to oversee the delivery of chronic medication parcels to the elderly. Read More

MOD Learners Make Their Voices Heard

16 January 2014

On 15 January 2014, three talented Mass Participation, Opportunity and Access; Development and Growth (MOD) learners got the opportunity to record a radio advertisement to promote the MOD Programme. Kim Bergman (Heideveld High School), Fadiel Rhode... Read More

New Clinic Opens in Thembalethu, George

15 January 2014

The Isisombululo Programme, the Hasso Plattner Foundation, the University of Cape Town and Western Cape Government Health are pleased to announce that the Kuyasa Clinic in Zone 9, Thembalethu has opened its doors for primary healthcare services to... Read More

Take Your Seat at CHAN Matches in Cape Town

14 January 2014

Soccer supporters are encouraged to turn Cape Town yellow once again when Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) matches resume in the Mother City on 15 and 16 January 2014. Read More

Mother City Tops Major Travel Hotspot Lists

13 January 2014

Cape Town has been ranked as the top city to visit in 2014 by the New York Times and well-respected British newspaper The Guardian. Read More

DCAS Hosts Street Football Festival in the Build-up to CHAN 2014

10 January 2014

The CHAN Street Football Festival in Delft on Thursday, 9 January 2014 saw boys’ and girls’ football teams from 16 Western Cape communities competing in the colours of the 16 countries competing in the Orange African Read More

Western Cape Disaster Management Monitoring Effects of Heavy Rainfall

8 January 2014

The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre (WCDMC) has been monitoring heavy rains experienced throughout the province due to a cut off low. Read More

Media Alert: Delft to host Mobilisation Tournament in Run-up to CHAN

8 January 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be hosting a CHAN Mobilisation Tournament at the Delft Sports Complex on 9 January  2014 from 08:30 to 14:30. Read More

Capetonians Prepare for Spectacular CHAN Opening

8 January 2014

The Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2014 is set to kick off with a spectacular opening ceremony at 16:00 on Saturday, 11 January 2014, at the iconic Cape Town Stadium. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Congratulate Candidates and Officials

7 January 2014

Today, 7 January 2014, Minister Grant is inviting media to join him on his visit to two district offices and a school to congratulate them on their 2013 NSC results. Read More

Western Cape to Donate Animal Feed to Northern Cape and North West Province

3 January 2014

The first planning meeting between the Western Cape Ministry of Agriculture, Transnet, and Agri Western Cape, discussing how animal feed will be transported to the Northern Cape and North West region, took place on Thursday, 2 January 2014. Read More