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Summer Camp Equips Youth from Langa and De Doorns

19 January 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted its annual Summer Music Camp from 15 to 18 January 2015 at the Okkie Jooste Cultural Facility outside S Read More

Ten Fatalities on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

19 January 2015

On 16 and 17 January 2015, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape. A total of 2 994 vehicles were stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services’ safety campaign. Read More

Register Your ECD, It Is The Right Thing To Do

19 January 2015

The early years of child development have been proven to be the most critical in any child’s life, for it is the period when children begin making sense of concepts and are able to acquire skills and attitudes that lay the foundation for lifelong... Read More

Western Cape Schools Prepared and Ready for 2015 Academic Year

19 January 2015

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer Read More

Department acts on final report into Serendipity Home

16 January 2015

  The Western Cape Department of Social Development has initiated its action plan in response to the final report into the allegations levelled against the unregistered facility, Serendipity Home for the Aged. Read More

South African Becomes Chess Grandmaster

15 January 2015

Life for 33-year old Kenny Solomon could have been very different had he not taken an interest in chess. Read More

Minister Grant Rebukes Reports of Western Cape Minister's Arrest

14 January 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister Of Transport and Public Works There is absolutely no truth to the SAPA story that a Western Cape Minister was arrested for allegedly speeding along the N1 South in Johannesburg on Sunday morning. Read More

Stargazing Picnic at the Taalmonument

14 January 2015

The first Stargazing Picnic of the year will take place on Saturday 17 January 2015 at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain, weather permitting. Read More

Minister Schäfer Acknowledges Province's Top Achievers

14 January 2015

Note to editors: Below is an extract from Minister Debbie Schäfer’s speech to be delivered today at the 2014 NSC Awards Today is a day of celebration.  Read More

Minister Grant on Fatal Crash Outside Touwsriver in Which Seven Died

13 January 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Earlier this morning, I visited in hospital the passengers who sustained injuries during last night’s crash between a bus and minibus taxi on the N1. Read More

Thirteen Deaths on Western Cape Roads

12 January 2015

This weekend (9 and 10 January 2015), 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 661 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Minister Schäfer Offers Condolences after the Passing of MEC Thembi Nwedamutswu

12 January 2015

Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education I wish to express my sadness at the news of the passing of my colleague in Limpopo, MEC Thembi Nwedamutswu. Read More

Media Alert: Media Accreditation for the Western Cape NSC 2014 Awards Ceremony

12 January 2015

On Wednesday 14 January 2015, Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape, and Debbie Schäfer, Minister of Education in the province, will be hosting the Western Cape National Senior Certificate 2014 awards ceremony.   Read More

Over 97% of Candidates Either Passed or Qualified for Supplementary Matric Exam

8 January 2015

Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education “Failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts” – Winston Churchill. Once again, congratulations to candidates in the Western Cape who passed the 2014 NSC... Read More

Minister Schäfer Congratulates Successful Learners in the Western Cape

6 January 2015

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer Visits Western Cape Metro East District

6 January 2015

Today thousands of National Senior Certificate (NSC) candidates in the Western Cape will receive their individual NSC results. Read More

Celebrating Exceptional Achievement in the Western Cape

6 January 2015

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education The long wait for the 2014 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination results is now over, with thousands of NSC candidates having received their National Senior Certificate results... Read More

December Road Deaths Decrease But Pedestrian Fatalities Remain a Major Concern

6 January 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Provincial Traffic Operations: First Weekend of New Year

5 January 2015

This weekend (2 and 3 January 2015), 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape. A total of 3 853 vehicles were stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Western Cape May Have Highest Retention Rate

5 January 2015

Statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Read More

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