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National Badminton Championships in Cape Town

10 July 2013

The Interprovincial Badminton Tournament in Belhar co-hosts the u.19 South African Open Championship and teams from Zambia and Namibia. The event, taking place from 7 to 13 July 2013, is hosted by the Western Province Badminton Association,... Read More

Western Cape Indigenous Games Team Announced

10 July 2013

Hundreds of participants from various districts across the Western Cape competed in the Provincial Indigenous Games, hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in Kuils River on Saturday, 6 July 2013. Read More

Western Cape Liquor Authority Swoops in on Bottle Store

9 July 2013

The owner of a Cape Winelands bottle store faces a two-year jail term for allegedly withholding farm workers’ personal documents until they’d settled their alcohol debt. Read More

Western Cape Government Supports Winemakers at Yantai Wine Expo

9 July 2013

The Western Cape Government, in partnership with Wines of South Africa, supported 16 South African wine exhibitors at the Yantai International Wine Exposition, held from 5 July to 7 July. Read More

Zolani Artists Display Their Work at Literary Festival

8 July 2013

During the first week of July a group of emerging visual artists from Zolani attended the Cape Winelands Advanced Visual Arts Skills workshop in Ashton. The aim of the workshop was to prepare these artists for a professional exhibition. Read More

More than 200 Pupils to Attend School Entrepreneurship Conference

8 July 2013

More than 200 pupils from schools in Nyanga, Mitchells Plain, Philippi and Manenberg are expected to attend the five-day entrepreneurship conference at the South Peninsula High School. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille and Minister Grant to Attend CAPS Session

5 July 2013

On Monday, 8 July 2013, Premier Helen Zille and Minister Grant will be visiting Spine Road High School in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Western Cape Government and Hisense Resume Investment Talks

4 July 2013

Minister Alan Winde meets with Hisense global MD to discuss expansion of Western Cape investment. Read More

“Mal Oor Dans” Competition Inspires Local Dancers

4 July 2013

The exciting “Mal Oor Dans” competition was hosted by The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and City of Cape Town (CoCT) during the month of June to give Western Cape learners the opportunity to showcase their dancing and musical... Read More

Robertson Hospital is Public Institutional Pharmacy of the Year

3 July 2013

Western Cape Government Health is proud to announce that Robertson Hospital’s pharmacy was awarded the National Public Institutional Pharmacy of the Year Award by the Pharmacy Council of South Africa at their annual awards ceremony held at Sun City... Read More

Western Cape Government Meets with Chinese Ministry of Commerce

3 July 2013

On Tuesday, 2 July 2013, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg, met with officials of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce in Beijing, China. Read More

WCED Offers Literacy and Numeracy Skills Development to Educators

2 July 2013

Media Statement by the Western Cape Minister of Education, Donald Grant. This holiday, over 12 000 educators will be attending various educator training and development programme Read More

Ministers Visit China to Grow Western Cape’s Export Market

1 July 2013

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, and Gerrit van Rensburg, Minister of Agriculture, are in China to promote economic opportunities between the two countries. Read More

Touching the Hearts of HIV/Aids Orphans

1 July 2013

The Simon’s Town Museum’s campaign for disadvantaged children, the annual knit-a-jersey and donate-a-soft toy campaign, starts this month and ends in November. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Attend Teacher Training Session

1 July 2013

Tomorrow, 2 July, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting the Crawford Campus of the College of Cape Town to meet and greet educators that are currently participating in a training programme for language and mathematics. Read More

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