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Cape Town Carnival to Colour the Imagination

15 March 2013

Colourful costumes, fabulous floats, live music, energetic dancing and fun like no other are expected to invigorate the City of Cape Town this weekend. Read More

Public Aerobics for Everyone

15 March 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is again encouraging healthy lifestyles through public aerobics sessions in the Cape Town city centre. On Friday, 15 March 2013, participants met for the first session for the year at the Provincial... Read More

600 Shacks Burnt in Kayamandi, Stellenbosch: Minister Madikizela to Assess

15 March 2013

600 shacks burnt in Kayamandi informal settlement, Stellenbosch, between 03:00 and 04:00 this morning. Read More

New Sport Facility at School Adds Value to Belhar Community

15 March 2013

Joyful emotions ran high as the Western Cape’s first school-based multipurpose sport court was officially opened at Dr Van Der Ross Primary School in Belhar on Thursday, 14 March 2013. Read More

World Consumer Rights Day: Stand Up for Your Rights

15 March 2013

In light of the high levels of indebtedness in South Africa, on the occasion of World Consumer Rights Day, today15 March 2013, the Western Cape Government encourages the public to learn and stand up for their rights as Read More

Bus Crash Outside De Doorns Claims 24 Lives

15 March 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksThe Premier and I would like to express our deepest condolences to the families of the passengers who lost their lives in the bus crash just outside of De Doorns earlier today, 15... Read More

Media Release: Anton Bredell Expresses Sympathy Towards Kayamandi Fire Victims

15 March 2013

Anton Bredell, Acting Premier of the Western Cape and Minster of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning extends heartfelt sympathy to the Kayamandi community who lost friends and family members in fierce blaze. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer and Others to Open Belhar School Multipurpose Sport

14 March 2013

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will join dignitaries from the Sports Trust and Pareto Limited, owners of the Tygervalley Shopping Centre, to officially open the Multipurpose Sport Court at Dr Van Der Ross Primary School in... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Ivan Meyer to Launch Library Week

14 March 2013

Tomorrow, 15 March 2013, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, together with the Mayor of Swartland Municipality, Alderman Tijmen van Essen and Darling’s most famous citizen, Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout will officially... Read More

Ackerman Family Foundation Donation For Victoria Hospital Paediatric Upgrade

14 March 2013

A generous R5 million donation by The Ackerman Family Foundation has laid the stepping stones for the much needed upgrade of Victoria Hospital’s paediatric unit. Read More

Safely Home Passes 30% Mark

14 March 2013

Over the past 12 months, 1 194 lives were lost on Western Cape roads. This is a 31% decrease from 1 739, the figure recorded at the end of 2008. Read More

Municipal Benchmarking Exercise

13 March 2013

Joint statement by Anton Bredell, Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning and Alan Winde Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism. Read More

New Council for Small Bus Operators

13 March 2013

The Western Cape Small Bus Operators Council (WCSBOC) inaugural provincial conference takes place on 16 March 2013 at the Garden Court, Nelson Mandela Boulevard, Woodstock. Read More

Minister Gerrit van Rensburg to Inspect Various Implements

13 March 2013

Minister Gerrit van Rensburg will on Thursday, 14thof March  at 10:00, Elsenburg, inspect 19 tractors, together with various implements destined for empowerment projects in the Winelands and Overberg regions. Read More

Gerrit Van Rensburg Intronised as a Commandeur du Vin de Bordeaux

13 March 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development was intronised as a Commandeur du Vin de Bordeaux en Afrique du Sud on Wednesday at a function held on Vergelegen Farm, Somerset West. Read More

Media Release: New "Municipal Benchmarking Exercise" to Become Effective Tool

13 March 2013

Joint statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Anton Bredell and Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde regarding the Municipal benchmarking exercise to develop financial... Read More

83 Year Old to Receive Title Deed in Mamre, Atlantis, Cape Town

12 March 2013

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over some of 365 title deeds to housing subsidy beneficiaries in Mamre, Atlantis, Cape Town on 12 March 2013. Mamre is situated approximately 80 kilometres from Cape... Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Attend Official Opening of Tellumat Manufacturing

12 March 2013

This morning, Tuesday 12 March, Premier Helen Zille will attend and speak at the official opening of the Tellumat manufacturing facility in Atlantis. Read More

Safety First and Fun in the Sun at Argus Cycle Tour

12 March 2013

Thousands of spectators lined the streets to cheer for the 30 000 cyclists participating the 36th annual Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour on Sunday, 10 March 2013. Read More

Knocking on Doors to Knock-out TB

12 March 2013

Western Cape Government Health in the Witzenberg (Ceres) area launched a week-long Door-to-Door campaign in the towns of Ceres, Prince Alfred Hamlet and Wolseley. This campaign will stretch from 11 to 14 March 2013, and will culminate in a community... Read More