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A Message of Support for South African Library Week

13 March 2015

A Message of Support for South African Library Week by Acting Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anton Bredell Read More

Fire fighting teams to be honoured at Newlands on Saturday

12 March 2015

On Saturday, 14 March 2015, representatives of Disaster Management entities responsible for fighting fires across the province, will be honoured for their brave efforts at Newlands rugby stadium. Read More

SAPS’ stopping of issuing Worcester “Green Card” welcomed

12 March 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I welcome the Western Cape South African Police Service’s (SAPS’) decision to stop the issuing of “Green Cards” to employees and jobseekers in Worcester. Read More

Minister Plato takes Community Safety Outreach to Oudtshoorn

12 March 2015

This weekend, 13 – 14 March 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will conduct Safety Outreach engagements in Oudtshoorn on the various safety partnerships... Read More

Transport and Public Works Honours Staff at Long Service Awards

12 March 2015

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works honoured staff members at the annual Cape Metropole Long Service Awards ceremony in Cape Town on 12 March 2015. Read More

Western Cape wine estates win prestigious global awards

11 March 2015

Western Cape establishments have scooped top honours at a global wine tourism awards competition. Drinks International, a leading wines and beers journal, this month announced the winners of its annual Wine Tourism Awards. Read More

Caught Red-Handed: Man Found Dumping Medical Waste in Cape Town

10 March 2015

On Tuesday, 24 February 2015, a team of Environmental Management Inspectors, more commonly known as “Green Scorpions” from the Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, in joint action with the City of Cape Town,... Read More

DCAS announces Western Cape Sport Awards 2015 nominees

10 March 2015

On Tuesday, 10 March 2015, a media launch was held in Pinelands to announce the nominees in the 19 categories for the 19th annual Western Cape Sport Awards. Read More

SAPS must respond to racism claims surrounding their Worcester “Green Card”

10 March 2015

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

Applications open for the Burgundy Exchange Programme

10 March 2015

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture offers previously disadvantaged individuals from the wine, cellar and cheese making industries the exiting opportunity to gain experience in Burgundy, France by applying for the Burgundy Exchange Programme. Read More

Major Work Completed on Victoria Road

9 March 2015

Victoria Road Progress Report and Programme for the Week 9 to 13 March 2015 Project Description C958.04: Repair and Resurfacing of Victoria Road (Mr103) Km 2.1 to Km 4.75, Near Llandudno. Construction Progress Read More

Chapman’s Peak Drive to Open after Fire Damage Assessment

9 March 2015

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

Traditional Leaders and Coordinators Conclude Summer Initiation Season

9 March 2015

A meeting of 30 representatives of initiation forums from across the Western Cape took place at Schoemanspoort Cultural Facility outside Oudtshoorn on Friday, 6 March 2015. Read More

Media Alert: Announcement of Western Cape's Sport Awards 2015 nominees

9 March 2015

Acting Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anton Bredell, will be announcing the nominees for this year’s Sport Awards, in collaboration with our financial partners – Read More

Tragic Weekend on Cape Town Roads

9 March 2015

It was a tragic weekend for road users in the Western Cape. Twenty- two people died in 18 separate crashes on the province’s roads. Six were pedestrians, seven of them drivers, two motor cyclists, and seven were passengers. Read More

MJC to partner with Western Cape Government for Youth Safety

8 March 2015

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

Minister Plato continues “Opportunities for Youth” outreach to Parkwood

8 March 2015

On Monday, 9 March 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will continue with awareness outreach engagements on the various youth safety partnerships available,... Read More

Minister Fritz addresses launch of The Open Circle

6 March 2015

[NOTE TO EDITORS: The following is an extract of the keynote address delivered by Minister Albert Fritz at the launch of The Open Circle on Friday 06 March 2015, in Maitland, Cape Town. Photos are available on request.] Read More

Minister Schäfer comments on protest outside WCED head office

6 March 2015

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer This morning, learners from Phillipi Secondary School protested outside the head office of the Western Cape Education Department. Read More

South Africa’s second biggest election process officially begins tomorrow

6 March 2015

Tomorrow, the first of all schools across the country will begin to hold their School Governing Body (SGB) Elections. Read More

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