News and Speeches Archive

Minister Plato to Join Neighbourhood Watch Walkabout in Nyanga

28 September 2012

This evening, Friday, 28 September 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will join the Nyanga Neighbourhood Watch on a walkabout through the Nyanga community. Read More

Medical Male Circumcision Offered at Community Health Centres

28 September 2012

Hanover Park, Heideveld and Mitchell's Plain Community Health Centres (CHCs) are actively promoting the elective male medical circumcision (MMC) programme. Read More

A Museum Where Cultures Meet

27 September 2012

The Bartolomeu Dias Museum, PetroSA and various community organisations will celebrate Heritage Month with a range of exhibitions and artistic performances on Friday, 28 September 2012. Read More

Liberating Youths through Arts and Culture

27 September 2012

The George Museum celebrates Heritage Month through empowering unemployed youths in the area with skills development in the arts and culture sector. Read More

Celebrating Our Educational Heritage

27 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is committed to celebrate heritage by bringing learners and educators from different schools together. Read More

Western Cape Government Increases Clean Audits

27 September 2012

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Honours Long-Serving Employees

27 September 2012

At the annual long service award ceremony at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital this morning, Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, honoured 27 health care workers who have been in the employ of Western Cape Government Health and 8... Read More

Minister Dedicates 2012 Heritage Debate to Brenda Fassie

27 September 2012

The Western Cape Government dedicates the 2012 Heritage Debate to the late Brenda Fassie. Emotions ran high when the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, paid tribute to the music legend byvisiting her family home and grave site in... Read More

Indigenous Games: A Stepping Stone for Lifelong Sport Participation

27 September 2012

Indigenous Games: a stepping stone for lifelong sport participationHundreds of participants celebrated cultural heritage by attending a Provincial Indigenous Games Tournament at the Western Cape Sport School in Kuils River on Monday, 24 September... Read More

Minister Plato to Release Shadow Crime Report

26 September 2012

On Wednesday, 26 September 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will release the Department of Community Safety’s Shadow Crime Report. Read More

Wine Tourism is Key in Western Cape Tourism Strategy

26 September 2012

The Western Cape Government welcomes suppliers, buyers and members of the international media and product owners to Cape Town for Cape Wine 2012, which is considered the most successful international wine trade show in the southern hemisphere. Read More

Minister Meyer to Speak at Strokes of Genius Prize Giving

26 September 2012

On Wednesday, 26 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will speak at the Strokes of Genius Prize Giving Function at the Opera Bar, Artscape Theatre Complex, Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town. Read More

Minister Winde to Announce 2011/2012 Audit Outcomes

26 September 2012

On Thursday, 27 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will announce the 2011/2012 audit outcomes of the Western Cape Government, as per the province’s audit report card from the Auditor-... Read More

Pro20 Cricket Action in Townships

26 September 2012

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport inspires the youth through promoting the Pro20 cricket format in townships. Read More

Shadow Crime Report: How up-to-date, Local Information can help us Fight Crime

26 September 2012

Year after year the annual crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) are criticised for being reactive, too late and out-dated. Read More

Minister van Rensburg to Visit Vindaba

26 September 2012

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg, together with Minister of Agriculture of the Regional Council of Burgundy, Safia Ibrahim-Otokore, will tomorrow (27/09/2012) visit Vindaba in the Cape Town... Read More

Shadow Crime Report: How Up-to-Date Local Information Can Help Fight Crime

26 September 2012

Year after year, the annual crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) are criticised for being reactive, too late and outdated. Read More

Minister Winde to Address the Cape Town Press Club

25 September 2012

On Tuesday, 25 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will address the Cape Town Press Club. Read More

Unique Cultural Experience at Museum

25 September 2012

The Shipwreck Museum celebrated Museum Heritage Week by giving learners from two Bredasdorp schools  a real cultural experience. The week of 17 to 21 September 2012 was set aside as the Museum’s Heritage Week. Read More

Minister Plato to Release Shadow Crime Report

25 September 2012

On Wednesday, 26 September 2012, Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will release the Department of Community Safety’s Shadow Crime Report. Read More

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