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Transforming society and uniting the nation

25 August 2017

Since 2012 the National Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) and the National Institute Community Development and Management (NICDAM) have been rolling out the Read More

Farewell for SA’s Homeless Street Soccer team as they head to Norway

25 August 2017

On 24 August 2017 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, and the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, bid farewell to the team that will be Read More

Media Alert: Official Farewell For SA Homeless Street Soccer World Cup Team

24 August 2017

South Africa’s 2017 Homeless Street Soccer World Cup team received an official send-off today, 24 August 2017, from Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, and Read More

WC Government Officially Bid Farewell SA Homeless Street Soccer World Cup Team

24 August 2017

MEDIA ALERT: WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT TO OFFICIALLY BID FAREWELL TO SA HOMELESS STREET SOCCER WORLD CUP TEAM Read More

Rich history shared in Vredendal

24 August 2017

The Oral History initiative was rolled out at the Vredendal Community Hall on 21 August 2017. Read More

MEDIA ALERT: PREMIER ZILLE AND MEC PLATO HOST WOMEN’S MONTH OUTREACH IN ATHLONE

24 August 2017

MEDIA ALERT 24 AUGUST 2017 RELEASE: IMMEDIATE Read More

Debate: Sexual violence and its impact on the World of Work

24 August 2017

Debate: Sexual violence and its impact on the world of work   The economic impact of violence against women. Premier Helen Zille Deputy Speaker Members Members of the media Our visitors in the gallery   Read More

Minister Fritz to address Vredendal Agri-Worker Sports Day

24 August 2017

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will address the 2017 Agri-Worker Sports Day event in Vredendal. Read More

Women’s Month: MEC Fritz hosts 60 learners from Cape Flats schools

24 August 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD,) in partnership with Grandwest CSI, hosted 60 learners from Cape Flats schools for a dialogue session with top women achievers at the Grandwest Casino. Read More

Statement by MEC Plato - Urban Safety Report: Urgent resourcing of SAPS required

23 August 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety   Urban Safety Report: Urgent resourcing of SAPS required   Date: 23 August 2017 Read More

Women’s Month - Minister Fritz to host 60 learners for young women’s engagement

22 August 2017

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will host 60 learners from 4 schools across Cape Town for a Women’s Month Learner Stakeholder Engagement. Read More

Hangberg and Imizamo Yethu learners rewarded with Ster Kinekor visit

21 August 2017

Incentives to encourage learner attendance at After Schools programmes are being piloted in the Hout Bay area through a partnership between provincial government, schools, and Ster-Kinekor. Read More

Clarity on independent schools subsidy

21 August 2017

Earlier this month, the Chairperson of the Standing Committee released a press statement that indicated that the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) provides subsidies to 101 independent schools. Read More

Two passengers killed on Western Cape roads

21 August 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that two passengers died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Khayelitsha Commission: Steady Progress in Implementing Recommendations

21 August 2017

Khayelitsha Commission Anniversary: Steady Progress in Implementing Recommendations Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

21 August 2017

21 Augustus 2017  Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell.  WC Water Update – Dams levels at 31% Read More

New “Year of the Teacher” category at this year’s Provincial Teaching Awards

21 August 2017

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has chosen 'The Year of the Teacher' as a key theme for 2017. We are using this time to listen, to reflect, to acknowledge and to celebrate our excellent teachers. Read More

Update on Garden Route Rebuild initiative

20 August 2017

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, today (20 August 2017), released an update on the Garden Route Rebuild Initiative (GRRI). The GRRI hosts regular meetings during which all working groups report on their progress. Please see below... Read More

Western Cape comes out tops for Reading and Maths in Southern and Eastern Africa

18 August 2017

The Western Cape has achieved the top scores in South Africa for reading and mathematics, according to the results of a new international study released this morning (18 August 2017). Read More

MOD Centre rope dancers dazzle at Women’s Day celebrations in Mossel Bay

17 August 2017

On 11 August 2017 the Bartolomeu Dias Museum in Mossel Bay, hosted their local Women’s Day celebrations. Read More

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