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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

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

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: 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

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: 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

Media Alert: South African Closed Chess Championships in Cape Town

2 January 2014

The South African Closed Chess Championship will be hosted in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in Cape Town, from 3 to 12 January 2014. Read More

New Year's Babies 2014

2 January 2014

Western Cape Government Health is proud to announce the birth of 151 babies in public health facilities throughout the Western Cape on New Year's Day 2014. Read More