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Special award ceremony honours Joel Greek for winning international competition

13 April 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, addressed a packed hall at the Athlone School for the Blind, at a special award ceremony held in honour of learner, Joel Greek (12). Read More

Minister Plato and SAPS take POCA safety outreach campaign to Bonteheuwel

12 April 2016

Today, 12 April 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, accompanied by the South African Police Service (SAPS) continues on an extensive safety outreach campaign aimed at educating our communities about the Prevention of... Read More

Kiters to show off talent at International Kite Festivals in China

12 April 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the non-governmental organisation, Cape Mental Health, bid farewell to Cape Town based kiters Ashley and Mari Read More

Media Alert: Overberg District Receives R260 000 for Sporting Activities

12 April 2016

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget for the 2016/17 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais will hand over ceremonial cheques to each district across the province.   Read More

Media Alert: Overberg District Receives R260 000 for Sporting Activities

12 April 2016

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget for the 2016/17 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais will hand over ceremonial cheques to each district across the province.   Read More

Rehabilitation of the Old Malmesbury road progressing well

12 April 2016

Good progress is being made on a R104 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate the Old Malmesbury Road between Abbotsdale and Kalbaskraal. Read More

First Of Six Annual Sports Cheque Handovers Kicks Off In Beaufort West

11 April 2016

The Central Karoo District received R110 000 from the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in order to improve and enhance excellence in sport. Read More

Two fatalities on Western Cape roads

11 April 2016

An unconfirmed report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that two road users died on the province’s roads this weekend. Read More

Media Alert: Eden District Receives R1 460 000 For Sporting Activities

11 April 2016

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget for the 2016/17 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais will hand over ceremonial cheques to each district across the province.   Read More

Taking the budget to the people - Theewaterskloof

11 April 2016

During his recent budget outreach, Taking the budget to the People” Western Cape Minister of Finance, Dr Ivan Meyer not only shared the implications of the 2016/17 Provincial Budget for the Theewaterskloof Municipality, but also gave them the... Read More

Nine DUI arrests on Western Cape roads

8 April 2016

Provincial Traffic Services arrested nine motorists this week for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Read More

Minister Plato takes youth safety outreach and opportunities to Barrydale

8 April 2016

This weekend, Friday 8 April and Saturday 9 April 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will engage with the youth, and those working with youth, in Barrydale as... Read More

Update on roadworks on the R43 between Bot River and Hermanus

7 April 2016

A R37 million Department of Transport and Public Works roadworks project on the R43 between Bot River and Sandbaai is nearing completion. Read More

Media Alert: DCAS supports local kiters' journey to China

7 April 2016

On Monday, 11 April 2016, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with Cape Mental Health, will be sending off two kiters,  Ashley and Sarah Maria Ware-Lane, to participate in the Weifang Kite Festival and the Beijing... Read More

Prevention is Free - World Health Day 7 April 2016

6 April 2016

Health means different things to different people, some people rarely become ill, while others never seem to be well!  There are however a handful of illnesses that we can completely prevent and this prevention is free.  Read More

Media Alert: Central Karoo District Receives R110 000 for Sporting Activities

6 April 2016

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget for the 2016/17 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais will hand over ceremonial cheques to each district across the province.   Read More

Speedy Eye Surgery for Cataract Patients

5 April 2016

Western Cape Government Health in collaboration with Radiance Foundation, signed a partnership agreement to perform additional cataract surgery on patients. Read More

Health Infrastructure Upgrades

5 April 2016

Knysna Hospital has enjoyed numerous upgrades to the delight of staff and the community. One will hardly recognise the hospital from the N2 should your visit have been more than four years ago. The old Emergency Centre (EC) was replaced by a state-... Read More

Eighteen people killed on Western Cape roads over the weekend

4 April 2016

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services arrested 23 motorists for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol on 1 and 2 April 2016. Eighteen people died in road crashes over the weekend. Read More

Foetal Alcohol Syndrome research findings to be revealed by DSD and FARR

1 April 2016

The findings into a 3 year study into the prevalence of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in the West Coast region will be revealed by Minister Fritz and Ms. Leana Olivier, the CEO of the Foundation for Alcohol Related Research (FARR). Read More

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