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Oral History initiative rollout launched in Worcester

22 October 2018

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Ms Read More

Minister Schafer wishes learners in the WC good luck for the upcoming NSC exams

22 October 2018

For the majority of our NSC candidates, Tuesday marks the start of the 2018 NSC examination period with many candidates across the Western Cape writing their first NSC examination - English Home Language, English First Additional Language and... Read More

Minister Marais in Mowbray and Overberg for handover

22 October 2018

Tomorrow, 23 October 2018, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will present Sport Infrastructure and Facilities Planning Certificates to municipal officials in Mowbray. Read More

Independent Media Peddling Lies on Schools Bill

22 October 2018

Independent Media Peddling Lies on Schools Bill Read More

Schools to close on 12 December 2018

22 October 2018

The WCED would like to clarify some of the confusion around the closure dates for the 2018 school year. Schools in this Province, as well as all other Provinces, will officially close on the 12th of December 2018. Read More

DSD in WC supports fire victims and calls for caution

22 October 2018

The Minister of Social Development in the Western Cape, Albert Fritz, conveys his deepest condolences to the family of Read More

WCED HOD : We must together tackle substance abuse in our schools

19 October 2018

Today I received yet another video of learners smoking dagga within school premises. This is becoming a common sight within our schools and cannot be acceptable. We must tackle this head on and I request every school to ensure that they follow the... Read More

Premier Zille Supports Call to Rename Robben Island Swim After Theodore Yach

19 October 2018

Premier Zille Supports Call to Rename Robben Island Swim After Theodore Yach Read More

World Trauma Day 2018

18 October 2018

On World Trauma Day we turn our attention to those who have undergone preventable trauma. Over the first weekend of the September school holidays this year, the Trauma Unit at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital saw a dramatic increase of... Read More

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela To Launch Housing Project in Bredasdorp

18 October 2018

Today, Thursday 18 October, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will mark the launch of the multi-million Bredasdorp Site F Housing Project with a sod-turning ceremony. The event marks the commencement of construction of... Read More

Multi-Million-Rand Housing Project Launched in Bredasdorp

18 October 2018

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela launched the multi-million Bredasdorp Site F Housing Project with a sod-turning ceremony on Thursday 18 October 2018. Read More

Correction: Sinako High School learner in critical condition

18 October 2018

Yesterday the WCED and the Sinako HS were informed by the South African Police Service that a Grade 8 learner had succumbed to his wounds, following an altercation with a Grade 11 learner at the school on Tuesday. Read More

Cape Argus continues to mislead its readers unabated

18 October 2018

The Cape Argus continues to mislead its readers unabated, with yet another distorted report published today on the draft Western Cape Provincial School Amendment Bill. Read More

Media Release: African horse sickness vaccinations season to end soon

18 October 2018

    Horse owners are reminded that the African Horse Sickness vaccination season will end on October 31. Read More

Media Release: Elsenburg winemaking students launch 2018 wines

18 October 2018

  Today, nine final year winemaking students at the Department of Agriculture’s Elsenburg College showcased the wines that they have made as part of their studies.   Read More

WC Water Update

17 October 2018

17 October 2018 Dam levels in the Western Cape have remained largely stable over the past week with some areas continuing to show slight increases. Read More

Ministers Schäfer and Grant appeal to metrorail and taxi associations

16 October 2018

Yesterday, thousands of matric candidates across the province began writing the 2018 National Senior Certificate examinations. Many of these candidates rely solely on public transport to make it to their examination venue each day. Read More

Oral History Initiative launched in Breede Valley by Minister Marais

16 October 2018

On Monday, 15 October 2018, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially launched the Oral History Initiative i Read More

Media Alert: Saldanha Bay Rugby Clubs to receive equipment from Minister Marais

16 October 2018

Tomorrow, 17 October 2018, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will present sporting equipment to clubs in the Saldanha Bay Municipality. Read More

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