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Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Hold Discussions with the Disability Sector

17 March 2014

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will today, 17 March 2014 be holding a round-table discussion with disabled persons, as well as NGOs and other organisations operating in the disability sector. Read More

Chess Takes Centre Stage in Gugulethu

17 March 2014

The Gugulethu Chess Open on 15 March 2014 showed that grassroots chess development is alive and well in the Western Cape. Over 50 Cape Metropole development players between the ages of 6 and 18 competed in the tournament hosted by the Department of... Read More

Major Boost for South African Libraries

17 March 2014

The national Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) announced a massive R3 billion cash injection for libraries at the launch of South African Library Week in Cape Town on 15 March 2014. The event was a partnership between DAC, the National Library of... Read More

Media Alert: First Youth Café Graduates to Receive Certificates

17 March 2014

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, in January launched the Province’s first Youth Café. Read More

Western Cape Honours Best at Sport Awards

17 March 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport celebrated the best sporting achievements of 2013/14 at the Western Cape Sport Awards in Paarl on 14 March 2014. Read More

Situation Report on African Horse Sickness Outbreak in Porterville

14 March 2014

The Department of Agriculture is currently working on the control measures of the African horse sickness (AHS) outbreak in Porterville. Read More

African Horse Sickness Affects Porterville Region

13 March 2014

Precaution measures have been taken to control the risks of spreading the African Horse disease, as a containment zone has been declared for the affected horses. Read More

South African Library Week Launch

13 March 2014

Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture Dr Joseph Phaahla will be launching South African Library Week in Cape Town on 15 March 2014. The event is a partnership between the national Department of Arts and Culture, National Library of South Africa, the... Read More

World Consumer Rights Day

13 March 2014

On 15 March 2014, South Africa, along with the rest of the international community will celebrate World Consumer Rights Day. Read More

Local Government Partnerships to Boost Community Development Skills

13 March 2014

The Department of Local Government and partners jointly commits to aid the skills development of the Community Development Workers programme which aims to improve the efficiency of skills within the local government sector. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Hosts Provincial Sport Awards

13 March 2014

Tomorrow, 14 March 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer and Chairperson of the Western Cape Sport Confederation Goliath Munro will host the Western Cape Sport Awards. Read More

World Consumer Rights Day Focuses on Telecommunications Industry

13 March 2014

It is World Consumer Rights Day on 15 March, with this year’s focus on the telecommunications industry.The global theme for World Consumer Rights Day 2014 is “Fix Your Phone Rights”. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Launch Swartland Social Development Forum

13 March 2014

Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz to launch the Swartland Social Development Forum at the Wesbank Community Hall today. Read More

Western Cape Government Seeks Legal Opinion on its Constitutionality

13 March 2014

The recently published Draft Employment Equity Regulations has brought up concerns upon the Western Cape Government which has led them to request a legal opinion towards the regulations stated. Read More

Media Alert: Chess Tournament in Gugulethu

13 March 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the City of Cape Town will host a chess tournament in Gugulethu on Saturday, 15 March 2014. Read More

Heritage Review Committee Rules in Favour of Bo-Kaap

12 March 2014

The independent review committee which considers appeals on heritage matters has upheld a decision to refuse permission for the demolition of a building in Bo-Kaap. The outcome of the appeal can be described as a victory for people with a long... Read More

Bellville Workshop Apprentices Set for Skilled Artisans' Careers

12 March 2014

The Department of Transport and Public Works prioritises to fulfil the demand of more highly skilled artisans in the mechanical field through the apprenticeship programme. Read More

Media Alert: Mayor De Lille and Premier Zille to Attend Sod-turning Ceremony

12 March 2014

The sod-turning ceremony will take place at the housing development at Hangberg. Read More

Successful Sport Transformation Indaba Held in Cape Town

11 March 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted a successful Sport Transformation Indaba in Cape Town on 8 March 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Science, Technology and Sport Conference in Stellenbosch

11 March 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting the Science, Technology and Sport conference in partnership with Stellenbosch University from 12 to 14 March 2014. The target audience is coaches and administrators who are engaged in... Read More

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