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News and Speeches Archive


Cultural Affairs Awards to Honour Community Heroes

31 July 2013

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport seeks to recognise outstanding achievements and contributions in the Arts and Culture, Language, Heritage, Geographical Names, Museums, Libraries and Archives fields in the Western Cape for... Read More

A Sad Day for Education

31 July 2013

The Western Cape Government takes note of the split judgment handed down by the Western Cape High Court this morning on the closure of 17 schools in this Province. Read More

Worcester Bottle Store’s Licence Temporarily Suspended

31 July 2013

A Cape Winelands bottle store’s licence had been suspended after allegations of withholding farmworkers documents. Read More

Call on Community to Support Safety Personnel

31 July 2013

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Breast is Best: Breastfeeding Week 2013

31 July 2013

Western Cape Government Health will form part of International Breastfeeding Week, which takes place from 1 to 7 August. Read More

National Science Week 2013

30 July 2013

The National Science Week is an annual celebration of science and innovation that takes place in all nine provinces. This year, the week will run from Monday 29 July to Saturday, 3 August 2013. Read More

Medical Male Circumcision Services Available at Health Facilities

30 July 2013

Medical male circumcision services are offered at the various Western Cape health centres.Get all the information and make an appointment. Read More

Minister van Rensburg's Response to Minister Joemat-Pettersson

30 July 2013

Minister van Rensburg responds to Minister Joemat-Pettersson regarding farm workers and rural development issues. Read More

Labour Unions Join Forces with Ambulance Personnel

30 July 2013

Western Cape Government Health, together with the representative unions (PSA, Nehawu, Hospersa, Denosa and Nupsaw) in the Western Cape Public Health and Social Development Sectoral Bargaining Chamber (WCPHSDSBC) have joined together to raise their... Read More

Netball Comes Alive at Clanwilliam SuperSpar Tournament

30 July 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Clanwilliam Netball Club hosted the 39th Super Spar Clanwilliam Netball Tournament at the Augsburg Agricultural Gymnasium from 26 to 27 July 2013. Read More

Creating A Culture of Anti-Doping in Sport on the West Coast

30 July 2013

On Saturday, 27 July 2013, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) collaborated with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) to host the West Coast substance abuse seminar in... Read More

Day Passes to Picnic Spots on Chapman’s Peak

30 July 2013

The Western Cape Government advised in February 2012 that the savings generated once the new Operations Centre opened would be sufficient to allow the day pass system to become a permanent feature. Read More

Premier Helen Zille's Reply to Equal Education

29 July 2013

Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille's statement responds to Equal Education. Read More

Media Alert: Madikizela and Mayors to Meet Social Housing Beneficiaries

26 July 2013

The Western Cape Government Minister for Human Settlements, and several Western Cape municipal mayors, to meet Social Housing programme beneficiaries. Read More

Minister Crowns Witzenberg Farm Worker of the Year 2013

26 July 2013

Minister Gerrit van Rensburg crowns the farm worker of the year and encourages investors to bring change in the agricultural field. Read More

Indaba Aims to Create an Active and Winning Nation

25 July 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the City of Cape Town (CoCT) to host the 2013 Western Cape Municipal Sport and Recreation Indaba in Somerset West on 22 and 23 July 2013. Read More

Reward for Information on Taxi Killings

25 July 2013

Police inability to solve taxi murders in the Western Cape was sharply criticised at an event on 25 July 2013 where the Taxi Industry and Western Cape Government pledged to Say No to Taxi Violence. Read More

Minister Winde Takes to the Streets to Help Small Businesses

25 July 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde creates awareness around red tape reduction for small businesses during a walk in the Cape Town CBD. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Attend Handover of ICT Equipment to Pniel Primary School

25 July 2013

On 26 July, Minister Grant will be attending an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) handover ceremony at Pniel Primary School. Read More

Red Tape Reduction Intervention Saves Local Business

24 July 2013

The Western Cape government is working on making business easy and efficient for investors and businesses, especially small businesses. Read More