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Minister Delivers Houses to Pine View and Rooidakke Communities in Grabouw

14 February 2014

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela handed over the keys to beneficiaries in the Pine View and Rooidakke communities of Grabouw on Thursday, 13 February. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Host Annual Consular Corps Brunch

13 February 2014

On Friday, 14 February, Premier Helen Zille will host the annual Consular Corps brunch in Franschhoek.The function is a platform where the Premier has an opportunity to meet and engage with the Diplomatic and Consular Corps and to promote the... Read More

Minister Botha Visits Drakenstein to Monitor Delivery of Medication Parcels

13 February 2014

Today the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, visited Dalvale in Drakenstein to oversee the delivery of chronic medication parcels to a chronic disease support group. Read More

Western Cape Choral Music Indaba in Cape Town

13 February 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be hosting the Western Cape Choral Music Indaba at the Fountains Hotel in Cape Town on 15 and 16 February 2014. Through this event, DCAS is seeking to understand the choral music sector across... Read More

Department of Transport and Public Works Settles Land Restitution Claim

12 February 2014

Statement by Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle Read More

Media Statement: Western Cape Mourns the Death of SA Track Cycling Champion

12 February 2014

It is with much sadness that I note the passing of multiple track cycling champion Jeanne Nell. His tragic fall during the Keiran race at the Bellville Velodrome in Cape Town last night and his subsequent death is a devastating blow to cycling. Read More

Western Cape Feed Donations for North West and Northern Cape

12 February 2014

Minister Van Rensburg will inspect the approximately 640 tons of feed donations already delivered to Rust Station, situated 20 km between Malmesbury and Moorreesburg, off the N7, tomorrow morning at 10:00 . Read More

Western Cape's ICT Sector Expands into Africa

11 February 2014

The Western Cape’s ICT Africa Expansion Strategy received a major boost with the Bandwidth Barn’s induction into a leading network of African tech hubs. Read More

MOD Centre Performers Leave a Mark at Cultural Affairs Awards

11 February 2014

Learners from Cedar High School Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Centre were part of a host of performers that entertained guests at the annual Western Cape Cultural Affairs Awards at Artscape on Monday, 10... Read More

Chess and Cycling Achievers to Represent South Africa

10 February 2014

Leading Western Cape chess and cycling achievers were honoured by Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer on Friday, 7 February 2014. Read More

Western Cape Government Launches Entrepreneurship Awareness Campaign

10 February 2014

The Western Cape Government is driving a two-month entrepreneurship awareness campaign in the province to highlight the support we offer to new and emerging businesses.In the past year, 30 000 entrepreneurs have accessed Western Cape Government... Read More

Interventions at Mitchells Plain Hospital To Ensure a Client-centred Experience

10 February 2014

In December 2013 several issues pertaining to Mitchells Plain Hospital were brought to the attention of the Western Cape Government Health. Read More

Local Nurse Receives Henrietta Stockdale Award

10 February 2014

Anne-Mare Syfers from the paediatric unit at the George Hospital received the Henrietta Stockdale Award from the University of Cape Town(UCT), Division of Nursing and Midwifery. Students who have attained their Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing and... Read More

New Ambulance Station for Tulbagh Area

10 February 2014

This morning (7th February) the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, unveiled the new ambulance station in Tulbagh. The project budget was R6.7 million. The event was attended by local councillors, EMS staff, and health managers and of... Read More

Chronic Disease Lifestyle Support Group Launch

10 February 2014

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, today announced the official launch of the new Chronic Disease Lifestyle (CDL) Support Group at the Honeyside Clinic in Klipfontein sub-district.  Read More

Minister Meyer to Host Lunch for SA Chess Champions and Elite Track Cycling Team

7 February 2014

Today, Friday 7 February 2014, Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer, will host a light lunch for the male and female South African Chess champions and members of the South African Elite Cycling Track team. Read More

Department Delivers Houses and Title Deeds for the First Time in Mossel Bay

7 February 2014

The Department of Human Settlements made history in Mossel Bay on Thursday 31 January when it handed over houses, together with title deeds, for the first time in the rural area of Friemersheim in Mossel Bay. Read More

Premier's Response to Statement by the Presidency

7 February 2014

Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Minister Fritz Admitted to Western Cape High Court as an Advocate

7 February 2014

Statement by Albert Fritz Western Cape Minister of Social Development Read More

Media Alert: The Designer Behind the 2013/2014 Cultural Affairs Award

6 February 2014

Talented Capetonian industrial designer Burghen Siebert (24) found working on the 2014 Cultural Affairs Award to be a very inspiring experience. Read More