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"Make it New" Exhibition Celebrates the Cape's Design History

16 October 2014

On Wednesday, 15 October 2014, the “Make it New” exhibition was launched at the Cape Town Stadium as part of the World Design Capital Design House opening. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Celebrate World Food Day in Suurbraak

15 October 2014

Community organisations in Suurbraak, near Swellendam to receive a "food mountain" in commemoration of World Food Day. Read More

Nine Days until Cultural Affairs Awards Nominations Close

15 October 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Media Alert: Minister Debbie Schäfer to Caution NSC Candidates about Cheating

15 October 2014

Cheating during examinations to be a thing of the past as learners pledge against it. Read More

Minister Schäfer Wishes Matrics Well Ahead of 2014 NSC Exams

15 October 2014

WCED prepared for the 2014 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Read More

Minister Plato Condemns Brutal Attack on Family of Operation Combat Officer

15 October 2014

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

Minister Plato to host PNP public meeting for towns in the Muizenberg Cluster

14 October 2014

Today, 14 October 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Muizenberg, Hout Bay, Fish Hoek, Ocean View and Simon’s Town. Read More

Provincial Academy hosts successful training camp

14 October 2014

The Eden District Sport Academy hosted a successful training camp at the headquarters of the Academy on 10 and 11 October 2014. The training camp tested and evaluated the performance of athletes that are part of the academy at the De Jager Sport... Read More

Diarrhoea Disease Season

14 October 2014

The diarrhoea disease season runs from November to May of the next year. Read More

Thousands of Learners to Write Annual Systematic Tests

14 October 2014

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education  On 14 October 2014, learners in the Western Cape will begin to write the Read More

The International Day of Older Persons Event

14 October 2014

"Leaving No One Behind: Promoting A Society for All"The District Six Museum Homecoming Centre in the Cape Town CBD hosted the 24th International Day of Older Persons for the elderly of the Cape Flats. Read More

Dance and Drama for Aspiring Artists at Schoemanspoort Cultural Facility

14 October 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is hosting a dance and drama development programme which commenced on 4 October 2014 at Schoemanspoort Cultural Read More

Court Watching Briefs Initiative – Working with SAPS to Improve Justice

14 October 2014

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

Media Alert: Minister Albert Fritz to Launch New DSD Office in Agulhus Region

13 October 2014

Minister Albert Fritz will officially launch the new Department of Social Development offices in Bredasdorp, which will fall under the Agulhus region. Read More

Education Minister to Visit Site of Recent Child Pedestrian Tragedy

13 October 2014

At 7:38 on Friday 8 August, a five-year-old boy on his way to school was struck and killed at a pedestrian crossing. The story of this little boy is symbolic of the dangers faced by small children on roads in our poorer communities. Read More

Thirty Eight Arrested for Drinking and Driving this Weekend

13 October 2014

On 10 and 11 October, 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape with a total of 2 833 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

One Child Killed On the Way to School Is One Too Many

13 October 2014

Joint Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Upliftment at the 2014 Provincial Youth Camp

13 October 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sports, along with its partners, the Department of Sports and Recreation South Africa and loveLife, proudly hosted the 2014 P Read More

Boland staff give it their all at the Better Together Games.

13 October 2014

Thousands of staff from across the Boland region gathered at Boland Park Sports Stadium in Worcester for the Boland Regional Better Together Games on Friday, 10 October. Read More

Provincial Honours Awards 2014: Call for Nominations

13 October 2014

Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western CapeToday the Western Cape Government officially opened the process for submissions for the 2014 Provincial Honours Awards nominations. Read More

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