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DCAS dance programme culminates in innovative outdoor solo dance show

20 November 2019

An intensive dance training course culminated in an extraordinary performance on Friday 15 November, as the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted a production not inside, but on the veranda of the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town Read More

Blood sport of dog fighting is criminal

20 November 2019

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has condemned in the strongest terms the reported prevalence of dog-fighting within Ocean View and the Cape Flats communities. Minister Fritz has iterated that the blood sport is both criminal and... Read More

Improving mobility in the rural parts of the Western Cape

20 November 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has appointed the Bicycle Mobility Consortium to distribute bicycles as part of its integrated and holistic Provincial Sustainable Transport Programme (PSTP). Read More

Audit results confirm Western Cape the top performing province in South Africa

20 November 2019

The Auditor General of South Africa’s consolidated audit results for the 2018/19 financial year officially confirms that the Western Cape is once again the top performing province in South Africa. Read More

New school kitchen opened in commemoration of World Children’s Day

20 November 2019

In commemoration of World Children’s Day taking place tomorrow, 20 November 2019, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez and the  Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, attended the official opening of... Read More

Unseasonable rain continue to boost dam levels

19 November 2019

Unseasonable recent rains have continued providing a welcome boost to dams across the Weste Read More

Commissioner Nissen misleads backyarders about inviting minister Simmers to meet

19 November 2019

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers says he is deeply concerned about reports that he refused to attend an engagement with backyarders, after being invited by Commissioner Chris Nissen of the South African Human Rights... Read More

Congratulations to Wesgro on facilitating R10.73bn into the WC’s economy

19 November 2019

[The following is an extract from the opening remarks delivered by Minister Maynier at the Wesgro Annual Review] Read More

Diepkloof Rock Shelter’s World Heritage claim boosted by US fund donation

19 November 2019

The scientific and cultural value of the Diepkloof Rock Shelter is set to be preserved for future generations after Read More

Ministers open new School Kitchen in commemoration of World Children's Day

19 November 2019

In commemoration of World Children’s Day taking place tomorrow, 20 November 2019, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez and the  Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, attended the official opening of... Read More

Minister Fritz welcomes SAPS festive season safety campaign

18 November 2019

Today, the Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, attended the launch of the Western Cape SAPS’ Safer Festive Season Campaign at the SAPS training academy in Philippi. Read More

International Men’s Day – Min Fernandez highlights that "It starts with Boys"

18 November 2019

On November 19, International Men’s Day commemorates the positive value men bring to the world, their families and communities. The International theme adopted for this year is, “Making a difference for men and boys.” Read More

Media alert: School “Building Blitz” hits Mfuleni schools

18 November 2019

Debbie Schäfer, the Western Cape Education Minister, will visit Mfuleni tomorrow (Tuesday, 19 November 2019) where about 300 international volunteers are building extra classrooms and other facilities at two schools in the township. Read More

New provincial licence mark for motor vehicles and vehicle licence fee increase

15 November 2019

The Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will on Friday 15 November 2019 publish, in the Provincial Gazette, a Read More

Overberg crafters detail successes of DCAS Craft Museé programme

15 November 2019

The successes of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s (DCAS) Craft Museé workshop were highlighted on Thursday, 14 November 2019 when the second phase of the project was launched at the Read More

Proudly Diabetic Patient Lives Life to the Fullest

15 November 2019

I don’t call myself diabetic, I call myself “proudly Diabetic.”  Grassy Park resident, Mr. Martin Van Gee, has been living with Diabetes Mellitus for 36 years. Read More

Successful public engagement with contractors

14 November 2019

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) hosted its inaugural Infrastructure Investment and Property Development Dialogue on 8 November 2019 in Cape Town.   Read More

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