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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   Read More

Youth in Tourism Awards 2005: Call for Nominations

21 July 2005

The Department of Economic Development in partnership with Cape Town Routes Unlimited and the CapePeninsula University of Technology is proud to announce the Youth in Tourism Awards 2005.The awards are aimed at acknowledging the outstanding... Read More

MEC Dugmore's Visit to Manenberg Where Learner Was Stabbed to Death

20 July 2005

Western Cape MEC for Education Cameron Dugmore this morning visited the Manenberg High School, after a learner was stabbed to death yesterday. Read More

Bouwland Invites Media to Empowerment Project

20 July 2005

The people of Bouwland Trust, an Empowerment Project in Agriculture, will exhibit the implements they bought with funds received from the Department of Agriculture on Friday 22 July.   Read More

Western Cape Sports Academy for the Disabled on the Cards

14 July 2005

In a first for South Africa, the Western Cape MEC for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Chris Stali will on Monday 18 July 2005 sign a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of Stellenbosch on campus marking the establishment of a sports institute... Read More

Postponement of Signing of Memorandum of Agreement with Stellebosch University

14 July 2005

Please be informed that due to a technicality the ceremony planned for Monday, 18 July 2005 at the Universiy of Stellenbosch has now been cancelled. The event will take place at a later date (still to be decided) and the media will be advised of the... Read More

MEC Responds to COSAS Statement on Mikro

12 July 2005

Western Cape MEC for Education Cameron Dugmore has called for calm after a media statement was put out by the Congress of SA Students to "invade" the Mikro Primary School in the Western Cape. Read More

Provincial Land Summit

11 July 2005

The Minister for Agriculture and Land Affairs, Mrs Thoko Didiza in her budget vote speech to parliament outlined government's programme of action over the next three months. Read More

Urgent Alert: Due to Protest on N2 Motorists Advised to Use Alternative Routes

5 July 2005

The Western Cape Department of Community Safety would like to inform motorists using the N2 towards and from Cape Town, that there is a protest march and a demonstration on the N2 near Khayelitsha (6 July 2005). Read More

Western Cape prepares for Further Education and Training

27 June 2005

The Western Cape is well on track towards building a Learning Home for All as we introduce Further Education and Training (FET) in schools and colleges designed to meet the needs of all our learners and our commitment to growing and sharing the Cape... Read More

Mikro Appeal Court Ruling

26 June 2005

Western Cape Education MEC Cameron Dugmore says the department has taken note of the ruling of the Supreme Court of Appeal, which today ruled in favour of the Mikro Primary School. Read More

Media Statement from Ministry at Provincial Anti-Rape Summit in Cape Town

22 June 2005

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane has called on delegates at the Provincial Anti- Rape summit in Cape Town to "come up with a workable strategy that will in particular help children and women to have the courage report... Read More

Positive Crime Fighting in the Western Cape

20 June 2005

Western Cape Minister for Community Safety Leonard Ramatlakane says he's convinced that the SAPS are making positive inroads in the fight against crime. Read More

50 Years of the Freedom Charter: 26 June 2005

20 June 2005

A Time of Great Political Challenges The Congress of the People. Volunteers Collect the People's DemandsKliptown, 25th and 26th June 1955 Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Launched Literature Exhibition in Khayelitsha

13 June 2005

Approximately 500 teachers, learners, writers and publishers from across the Metropole braved the wet weather to attend the literature exhibition, which forms part of the IsiXhosa Awareness Week at O.R Tambo hall. Read More