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Call for entries for 2017 Premier’s Recognition Entrepreneurship Awards

13 July 2017

Entries for the 2017 Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards have opened. Business people are invited to enter the competition, which seeks to celebrate entrepreneurs who are making a contribution to growth and jobs in the province. Read More

Team Western Cape performing well at Rural Sport Development Championships

13 July 2017

The Rural Sport Development Programme National Championships is currently underway in Polokwane, Limpopo. Read More

Western Cape Team competing in last day of Winter Games

13 July 2017

With the National School Sport Championships Winter Games in Durban nearing the end, Team Western Cape has continued to perform well. Read More

Statement issued by Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities

13 July 2017

Establishment of special committee to rebuild Garden Route Since the Garden Route fires of June, many people and organisations have come to the aid of those affected and have initiated projects to help the area get back on its feet. Read More

Western Cape DSD drastically reduces foster care backlog by 70%

13 July 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has made good progress in reducing the two-year backlog of foster care cases by 70% in the space of 5 months. Read More

World Population Day: Department projects provincial population to grow to 7.3-m

12 July 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has developed comprehensive population projections for the province. This data helps government to plan for expanded services. Read More

DCAS Drama Festival Winners Showcase their Talent on Suidooster

12 July 2017

On 10 July 2017, the best actor and actress from the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s (DCAS) Tridistrict Drama Festival Read More

Award-winning green building reaches practical completion

12 July 2017

An award-winning R152 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to build a regional office at Karl Bremer Hospital in Bellville reached practical completion today (12 July 2017). Read More

Western Cape's 2016 tourism arrivals up by 18%; R18 billion in foreign tourist

12 July 2017

The Western Cape attracted 1.5 million foreign tourists, who spent in excess of R18 billion in the province, in 2016. This is according to the latest figures from South African Tourism (SAT), which were released to provinces this week. Read More

Premier Helen Zille and Media24 launch partnership

11 July 2017

Premier Helen Zille and Media24 CEO, Ms Esmaré Weideman, officially launched the partnership between the Premier’s Advancement of Youth (PAY) internship programme, and WeCan24, a Media24 initiative.Through this new partnership, WeCan24 will train... Read More

Team Western Cape performs well at Day 1 of Winter Games

11 July 2017

The National School Sport Championships Winter Games is currently taking place in Durban. Read More

Provincial Inspector: Provincial Traffic Officer

10 July 2017

Career opportunity: Provincial Traffic Officer. Read More

Two fatalities on Western Cape roads

10 July 2017

Two people, including a 6-year-old girl, lost their lives over the weekend, according to a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services. Read More

Revitalisation of the historic core of Valkenberg Hospital is complete

10 July 2017

A R57 million project at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital has been completed by the Department of Transport and Public Works for the provincial Department of H Read More

Barn Khayelitsha trains close to 1000 residents; boosts local tech start-ups

9 July 2017

Over 900 people in Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain have completed training courses at the Barn Khayelitsha. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Youth Dialogue in Beaufort West

7 July 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts Youth Dialogue in Beaufort West Read More

Health team go back to Avian Park

7 July 2017

A few weeks ago one of our health teams who were vaccinating kids in Avian Park were forced to leave the area in a hurry due to gang violence.  Read More

Minister Anroux Marais opens SA Society of Archivists (SASA) Conference

6 July 2017

On 5 July 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais opened the annual two-day South African Society of Archivists (SASA) Read More

Premier Zille Announces Garden Route Rebuild Initiative

6 July 2017

Premier Zille Announces Garden Route Rebuild Initiative Read More

Over 10 000 learners attending WCED Winter Schools during the holiday period

6 July 2017

Every school holiday period, one of my biggest concerns is for those learners whose parents work full time and who are left unsupervised at home. Read More

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