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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Friendly competition at Cape Winelands Better Together Games

9 October 2017

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with Old Mutual, Nedbank and Peninsula Beverages, Read More

Olympic values celebrated at Olympic Day

9 October 2017

Approximately 210 children celebrated the Olympic values and participated in various sports codes during the Olympic and Paralympic Day that took place on 7 October 2017. Read More

Seven killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

9 October 2017

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

Media alert: Ministers Grant and Schäfer to visit site of brand new school

9 October 2017

Tomorrow, Tuesday 10th October 2017, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, will be visiting the site of the brand new Eerste Rivier High School in Blue Downs. Read More

Batavia School of Skills wins third prize at road safety competition

7 October 2017

Three schools represented the Western Cape at the National Participatory Educational Technique Competition in Rustenburg, North West from 2 to 7 October 2017. Read More

The Western Cape takes double gold at the national Young Historians' awards

6 October 2017

Dayyaan Edries, a Grade 10 learner from Vista Nova High School and his teacher Ms. Pertunia Mutheiwana, won the National Young Historians' Award which was held at the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria from 29th September to 2nd October 2017. Read More

We Reject Malicious Argus Front-Page Lead

6 October 2017

We Reject Malicious Argus Front-Page Lead Read More

DCAS Supports Knowledge Economy At LIASA Conference

6 October 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) supported the 18th Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) Conference that took place in Gauteng f Read More

World Teachers' Day 2017 - let's celebrate our teachers!

5 October 2017

Dr Forest E Witcraft, said that: "A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank ... but the world may be a better place because I made a difference in the life... Read More

Premier Zille Welcomes Clean Bill of Financial Health for Western Cape

5 October 2017

Premier Zille Welcomes Clean Bill of Financial Health for Western Cape Read More

AGSA Gives Western Cape A Clean Bill Of Financial Health

5 October 2017

The Western Cape Government has once again delivered an impressive set of audit results. This was highlighted during the presentation of the 2016/2017 audit outcomes by the Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA) in the Western Cape Legislature.  Read More

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development

4 October 2017

WC Water Update – Drought Crisis continues   The average water level for dams across the Western Cape is 35.8%. In the corresponding period last year, dam levels were at 62%. Read More

Residents invited to have their say on Atlantis SEZ

4 October 2017

Western Cape residents are invited to have their say on the designation of the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Read More

MEC Fritz holds Human Trafficking Awareness Week silent protest

4 October 2017

To mark Human Trafficking Awareness Week, which runs from the 2nd to the 6th October 2017, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, led an anti-human trafficking silent protest in Cape Town. Read More

Transport Month focus at First Thursday

4 October 2017

Making it easier for residents to travel around the city is the focus of this week’s First Thursday. October is Transport Month, and First Thursday at the Ministry of Economic Opportunities will showcase exciting developments in sustainable... Read More

Response of decision to close Uitzig High School

4 October 2017

After much consideration, I have decided to close Uitzig High School with effect from next year. My decision was made after due process in terms of the South African Schools Act was complied with, and mindful of the fact that high court litigation... Read More

Statement by Minister Dan Plato: 12 year sentence for EMS attacker welcomed

4 October 2017

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety 12 year sentence for EMS attacker welcomed   Date: 4 October 2017 Release: Immediate Read More

Province-wide Plan to Respond to Avian Influenza Outbreak

3 October 2017

Today, 2 October 2017, Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, and the Western Cape Government team driving the avian influenza recovery plan, b Read More

Seven killed on Western Cape roads

3 October 2017

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

2017 NSC: Thousands of matrics attend WCED spring schools

3 October 2017

Roman philosopher Seneca once said, "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity" and with only 19 days to go to the National Senior Certificate Examinations (NSC) 2017, this is a crucial time for our Grade 12 learners where preparation... Read More

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