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109km of Memories for Development Cyclists

11 March 2014

Despite the windy conditions, cyclists linked to the Nedbank Sports Trust Cycling Development Programme successfully completed the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Momentum Cycle Tour on 9 March 2014. The programme is a partnership between Nedbank and the... Read More

2014 Cape Town International Jazz Festival

11 March 2014

The 15th annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) will once again thrill jazz lovers with world class music on 28 and 29 March 2014. The star-studded line-up includes first-rate international acts like afro-soul jazz singer Erykah Badu... Read More

Western Cape Health Minister Launches Wellness Centres

11 March 2014

The Western Cape Department of Health partners with pharmacy groups to bring the HIV screening service to clinics as a promotion of wellness to patients in the Western Cape. Read More

South Africa's First Non-Metro Integrated Public Transport Network

11 March 2014

A new Integrated public transport system in George is set to connect thousands of commuters to places of work in a cost effective way. Read More

Marvel at the Cape Town Carnival

11 March 2014

The streets of the Mother City are set to explode with colour and life when the annual Cape Town Carnival takes to the streets on Saturday, 15 March 2014. The theme for this year’s event is “imagine”. Designers, artists, inventors, students,... Read More

Department of Health Kicks off Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Drive

10 March 2014

The Western Cape Government Health encourages parents and guardians of Grade four female learners to get vaccinated against Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Read More

Media Alert: Provincial Community Development Workers Engagement 11 – 13 March

10 March 2014

Minister for Local Government, Anton Bredell and Top Management to meet with Community Development Workers (CDW’s). Read More

Western Cape Health Facilities Geared for Eskom's Load Shedding

10 March 2014

Western Cape Health department has secured a standard contingency plan in preparation for any electricity emergency that may affect hospitals across the province. Read More

Workshop Inspires Young Langa Musicians

10 March 2014

A group of young jazz musicians from Langa High School felt inspired after participating in a schools music and skills workshop on 8 March 2014. The event was the last of four training and development workshops hosted by ESP Afrika, producers of the... Read More

Minister Plato to Conduct Community Walkabouts in Mitchells Plain

10 March 2014

On Wednesday, 12 March 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be visiting Tafelsig and Beacon Valley in Mitchells Plain to speak to residents about safety concerns, following the high number of gang-related shootings over... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela and Premier Zille to Hand Over Houses in Paarl

10 March 2014

On Tuesday, 11 March 2014, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and national Minister of Human Settlements Connie September will attend the official handover ceremony of housing units to... Read More

Western Cape Government Health's Position on Training of Doctors in Cuba

10 March 2014

Western Cape Minister of Health says he stands by the decision to not send students to Cuba for medical training. Read More

Ongoing Education for MOD Coaches

10 March 2014

Mass participation, Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Centre coaches and curriculum developers gathered on 8 March 2014 for a coaching mentoring session. During the session, curriculum developers introduced coaches of netball,... Read More

Turning the Tide on Human Papillomavirus Vaccination

10 March 2014

The Human Papillomavirus Vaccination drive commences as health teams visit schools around the Western Cape to vaccinate Grade 4 girls. Read More

Update: Police Brutality Investigated

7 March 2014

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

Department to Host Sport Transformation Indaba

7 March 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be hosting a Sport Transformation Indaba in Cape Town on Saturday, 8 March 2014. Read More

Police Brutality Must Never Be Tolerated

7 March 2014

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety After watching a video of severe police brutality that was sent to me this morning and which has gone viral on social media, I immediately contacted the South African Police... Read More

Rural Drama Groups to Feature at Zabalaza Festival

7 March 2014

Four rural Western Cape drama groups look set to make their mark at the 4th annual Zabalaza Theatre Festival at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town from 7 to 14 March 2014. Zabalaza 2014 is hosted by the Baxter and the Magnet Theatre, with the... Read More

Exploring What it Means to be a Good Man

7 March 2014

What does it take to be a good man in South Africa today? Emerging director Thando Doni and five actors will be exploring this key question in Passage, a new play which runs at the Baxter in Cape Town from 4 to 22 March 2014. Passage has received... Read More

Minister Alan Winde Highlights Economic Impact of Major Events

7 March 2014

Cycling events will generate over R600 million for the Western Cape economy over the next two weeks.Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, said cycling tourism was a major boon for the economy and tourism. Read More

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