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Streetiquette Performers Take Over Cape Town CBD to Promote Pedestrian Safety

22 November 2015

Over 2 800 pedestrians were hit by vehicles in central Cape Town from 2005 to 2014, which means a pedestrian has been struck in the area approximately every 28 hours for the past 10 years. More than 450 of these cases resulted in serious injuries. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Plant Trees at Initiation Site

20 November 2015

On Sunday, 22 November 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will together with community members, plant trees at an initiation site in Nyanga . Read More

Top Athletes Honoured At The Cape Winelands Sport Awards

20 November 2015

Outstanding athletes from various sport codes were honoured at the Cape Winelands Sport Awards on 19 November 2015 at Rhebokskloof Estate. Read More

Media Alert: Final Drama Festival in Cape Winelands Opened By Minister Marais

20 November 2015

Tomorrow, 14 November 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially open the final drama festival showcase in the Cape Winelands District Municipality. Read More

Talent Search On For Musicians And Bands In The West Coast

20 November 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with the Jazz on The Rocks Festival will be on a talent search in the West Coast for aspirant musicians. Read More

Universal Children’s Day: Over R600 million in DSD support for WC children

20 November 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, visited the Stepping Stones Creche in District 6 to commemorate Universal Children’s Day (20 November 2015). Read More

Media statement from the Acting Premier Minister Fritz: Two Rivers Urban Park

19 November 2015

TWO RIVERS URBAN PARK: AN INNOVATIVE RESPONSE TO APARTHEID SPATIAL PLANNING Read More

Western Cape cabinet to consider request for Disaster classification

19 November 2015

The Western Cape Provincial cabinet will consider requesting its National counterparts for a provincial disaster classification before the end of the month. Read More

Twenty Year Sentence for Man Convicted of Killing Go George Chief Negotiator

19 November 2015

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

Province and City Condemn Latest Metrorail Cable Theft Incident

18 November 2015

Statement by Mr Donald Grant and Cllr Brett Herron Minister of Transport and Public Works and Mayco Member for Transport for Cape Town Read More

New WC Language Committee to Implement Multilingualism

18 November 2015

Today the Western Cape Minister for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially welcomed the newly appointed Western Cape Language Committee (WCLC) t Read More

Newly Appointed Western Cape Language Committee Welcomed by Minister Marais

18 November 2015

The newly appointed Western Cape Language Committee was officially welcomed to the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport today by Minister Anroux Marais. Read More

Media Alert: Khayeltisha Cricket Clinic to be Visited By Minister Marais

18 November 2015

Tomorrow, 19 November 2015, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will visit the Development Cricket Clinic in Khayelitsha, hosted by the Cricket School of Excellence (CSE) in association with Australian Aid. Read More

Online Licence Renewal

17 November 2015

You are likely to face long queues at motor licence offices around the Western Cape because of the new verification regulation which came in Read More

Minister Marais Learns To Sail To Raise Awareness on Water Safety

17 November 2015

The summer season is upon us and typically the December school holidays as well. As a coastal province, it is usually during this time that we experience a spike in drowning incidents. Read More

Newly Appointed Western Cape Language Commission Welcomed By Minister Marais

17 November 2015

Tomorrow, 18 November 2015, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially welcome the newly appointed Western Cape Language Commission. Read More

International Council of Museums Welcomed by Minister Marais

17 November 2015

Today, 17 November 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially welcomed the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to the Western Cape. Read More

Overberg District Starts Drama Festival Finales With Great Enthusiasm

17 November 2015

On Saturday 14 November 2015 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) presented the first Drama Festival finale, which was hosted by the Swellendam Municipality at the VGK Chur Read More

U/12 Soccer Team Wins Soccer Tournament At MOD Centre

16 November 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), and the Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Programme in part Read More

DCAS excels at the National Batho Pele Excellence Awards

16 November 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) was recently nominated in two categories in the Annual National Batho Pele Excellence Awards. On Friday, 13 November 2015, the results were announced and DCAS walked away with one gold and one... Read More

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