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Indigenous Games Festival 2005

22 August 2005

South Africa, with its multi-cultural diversity, offers its people opportunities to interact and draw energy and inspiration from varied experiences that present limitless possibilities. Read More

Minister Uys Visits Groote Schuur Hospital's Renal Dialysis Unit in Support of Kidney Awareness Week

22 August 2005

South Africa's kidney transplant programme is amongst the best in the world with a success rate equal to all leading organ transplanting countries, says Western Cape Provincial Health Minister, Pierre Uys. Read More

World Anti-Doping African Regional Office Launched

16 August 2005

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was officially inaugurated in its African regional office in Cape Town on Tuesday, August 16 2005. Read More

Memorial Service for the Late Com T

16 August 2005

Various role players including the Provincial Government will host a Memorial Service [at which Provincial Leaders will speak] for the late Christmas Tinto, better known as Com T, as follows: Venue: St Georges Cathedral, Cape Town Read More

Building a Learning Home for All: Visit to Rural Schools

16 August 2005

Western Cape MEC for Education Cameron Dugmore will on Thursday 18th August 2005 visit several rural schools in the Southern Cape, to address various issues affecting learners and communities in these remote, historically neglected areas. Read More

Movement Restrictions to Control the Outbreak of Swine Fever Remain in Force

16 August 2005

Press Release by the Acting Minister of Agriculture: Department of Agriculture Western Cape: Mr Pierre Uys   Read More

Statement on the Death of Comrade Christmas Tinto

14 August 2005

"The Western Cape Government was privileged to honour Christmas Tinto last year with one of its highest accolades in the form of the Provincial Honours Award in recognition of many decades of leadership in both the African National Congress and... Read More

Western Cape Women Farmers Celebrated

8 August 2005

Suraya Cassien of the Langkloof, Liz Eglington from Van Wyksdorp in the Klein Karoo, Janine Wessels of Somerset Wes and the Masithandane Garden Project of Gugulethu were awarded as the top female farmers for the Western Cape on Tuesday, 9 August,... Read More

New Learner Tracking System Will Improve Efficiency and Quality

7 August 2005

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is developing a new learner tracking system to help improve both efficiency and the quality of education in the province. The system will track learners from the time they enter Grade 1 until they leave... Read More

Western Cape Education Department Presents ABET Awards

7 August 2005

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will present the first Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) Awards on Monday, 8 August 2005, at the Cape Teaching Institute in Kuils River. Read More

Micro-Economic Development Strategy for the Western Cape

4 August 2005

I am proud and thrilled to be able to introduce the public launch of the first version of a Micro-economic Development Strategy (MEDS) for the Western Cape. Read More

Statement on Breastfeeding Week (1 - 7 August 2005)

3 August 2005

Western Cape mothers are increasingly becoming aware of the importance of disease prevention through healthy child feeding habits of which breastfeeding is an important component says Health minister Pierre Uys. Read More

Minister Cobus Dowry to give Vuki Trust a Boost

3 August 2005

Vuki has emerged from the proverbial ashes after a liquidation process that started in November 2001. Read More

Farm Workers Take Ownership of Successful Farming Operation (Vuki)

2 August 2005

Mr Cobus Dowry, Minister of Agriculture in the Western Cape will on Friday 5 August symbolically hand over approximately 315 hectares of land (Vuki Farm) in Grabouw to emerging farmers.   Read More

Three Days of the Best Edu-Tainment - Free at the CTICC

1 August 2005

The Learning & Careers Expo (2-4 August) is sure to be a lot more fun than you might imagine! Read More

Breast Fest: 4 August 2005

31 July 2005

There will be a Festival of Breastfeeding on Thursday, 4 August 2005 from 10:00 to 13:00 at the Promenade Centre in Mitchells Plain. During the programme, scores of mothers will be invited to breastfeed their babies at exactly 12 noon to celebrate... Read More

Funeral of Cheslyn Jones

28 July 2005

Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool and MEC for Education Cameron Dugmore will tomorrow morning (Saturday 30 July 2005) attend the funeral of the 17-year-old Manenberg learner who was stabbed to death last week. Read More

Grade 7 Teachers Enthusiastic About RNCS Training

27 July 2005

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is preparing to introduce the Revised National Curriculum in Grade 7 in 2006 and teachers have responded enthusiastically. Read More

Welcome to Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport Website

26 July 2005

www.westerncape.gov.za/culture_sport   Read More

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