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Groot Drakenstein Arts Week Creating New Possibilities for the Youth of Today

20 February 2015

This week, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the annual Groot Drakenstein Arts Week at the Groot Drakenstein Cultural Centre in Simo Read More

Western Cape Government assists water stressed Kannaland

19 February 2015

In a bid to address water shortages in the Eden district, the Western Cape Government will fund R2.1 million for a set of interventions aimed at increasing the region’s water supply. Read More

Department of Transport and Public Works Recognises Long Service Achievements

18 February 2015

Nine staff members from the West Coast region were recognised for completing 10 years’ service with the Department of Transport of Public Works. Read More

Crime Clampdown within SAPS – Western Cape Success Lauded

18 February 2015

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

Nedbank Sports Trust Development Cycling Nominated for a DSIA 2015 Award

18 February 2015

The Nedbank Sports Trust Development Cycling programme was nominated for the prestigious 2015 Discovery Read More

Chapman's Peak Drive Scheduled Road Closure

18 February 2015

Source: Chapman's Peak website SANParks has a duty to control, manage and maintain the area above and below the drive in its natural state. Read More

Delft Beneficiaries Receive Title Deeds in Cape Town

17 February 2015

On Monday, 16 February 2015 expectant beneficiaries gathered at the Delft Main Civic Hall to welcome Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Madikizela to a ceremonial handover of the title deeds to their homes in Delft. Read More

Minister Plato to conduct Second Youth Safety Outreach in Nyanga

17 February 2015

Today, Tuesday 17 February 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will conduct another youth safety outreach in Nyanga. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to visit Stellenbosch winery

17 February 2015

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will celebrate the world-first innovation hailing from the forward-thinking Western Cape winery using Rooibos and Honeybush to produce preservative-free wine, beer and cider. Read More

Western Cape top achievers in maths and languages celebrated

17 February 2015

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

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer to host Language and Mathematics School Awards

17 February 2015

Today, 17 February, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will be celebrating the top school achievers in the 2014 Western Cape School Awards for Language and Mathematics. Read More

Premier Zille to meet and greet 2015 Year Beyond volunteers

17 February 2015

Today, 17 February, 2015, Premier Helen Zille will meet and greet the 2015 Year Beyond volunteers. Read More

Western Cape prepares for the school governing bodies elections

17 February 2015

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

Minister Plato to conduct second youth safety outreach in Nyanga

16 February 2015

Tomorrow, Tuesday 17 February 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will conduct another youth safety outreach in Nyanga. Read More

Fifteen Arrested for Drinking and Driving This Weekend

16 February 2015

On 13 and 14 February 2015, 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 393 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Encouraging Active and Healthy Lifestyles in Nyanga

16 February 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sports, in partnership with various local organisations, hosted a soccer and netball event on 14 February at the Nyanga Rugby Stadium. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer to visit one of the 2014 LITNUM Awards' Achievers

16 February 2015

On Tuesday, 17 February 2015, Minister Schäfer will be visiting Wallacedene Primary School. Wallacedene Primary School will be receiving an award at the 2014 Western Cape School Awards which will be held tomorrow evening.   Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer to launch the official SGB election campaign

16 February 2015

Schools and the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) are preparing for the biggest elections after the national, provincial and local government elections, namely, for school governing bodies (SGBs) throughout the province. Read More

Victoria Road Progress Report and Weekly Programme

16 February 2015

Project Description C958.04: Repair and Resurfacing of Victoria Road (Mr103) Km 2.1 to Km 4.75, Near Llandudno. Construction Progress Completed 84% of the patch repairs to the existing road and 27% of the resurfacing of the roadway. Read More

SONA 2015: Phiyega and Lamoer Requested to Clarify SAPS Actions

15 February 2015

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

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