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Old Harbour Museum returns human remains for dignified reburial

29 November 2021

On Friday, 26 November 2021, Minister Anroux Marais was honoured to symbolically handover the human remains from the Old Harbour Museum back to the Hermanus community for a dignified and respectful burial as consultatively Read More

Facilities management course graduates celebrated by DCAS, CPUT

19 November 2021

A group of municipal facilities management staff from around the Western Cape have been empowered to continue serving their communities, through a partnership between the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Read More

WCG shines #LightsOnAfterSchool programmes at Provincial Legislature Building

18 November 2021

In celebration of the recent #LightsOnAfterSchool (LOAS) celebrations in South Africa, together with Head of Department, Mr Guy Redman and Chief Director: Youth and After School Programme, Ms. Read More

WC Government saddened by the loss of musical giant, Theuns Jordaan

18 November 2021

A golden voice has been silenced: We mourn the loss of Theuns Jordaan. The Western Cape Government is saddened at the news of the death of singer Theuns Jordaan after a brave battle against cancer. Read More

YeBoneers supported to take the next step at annual YearBeyond Career Fairs

11 November 2021

Just under 700 young people from the YearBeyond Programme benefited from the annual YearBeyond Career Fairs which took place on 05 and 10 November 2021 at UCT Business School Conference Centre and Pearl Valley, Val de Vie Estate. Read More

Minister Marais congratulates Damon Galgut on prestigious Booker Prize

4 November 2021

Minister Anroux Marais is proud to congratulate South African author and Cape Town resident, Damon Galgut, on winning the revered Booker Prize for his novel, “The Promise”.  Read More