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Minister Bredell's Statement on the Andile Lili Judgment

29 November 2013

The Western Cape Government welcomes the ruling by Judge Le Grange regarding the matter between Andile Lili and the Independent Electoral Commission. Read More

Minister Bredell's Statement on Oudsthoorn Judgment

29 November 2013

Statement by Minister of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell regarding the Oudtshoorn judgment on Thursday, 28 November. Read More

Land Act Centenary Exhibition Opens at Slave Lodge

29 November 2013

A travelling exhibition on the occasion of the centenary of the Natives’ Land Act of 1913 opened at the Iziko Slave Lodge on Wednesday, 27 November 2013. The exhibition will be hosted at a variety of Western Cape museums over the next few months. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Government Takes Action on Initiation Deaths

29 November 2013

Statement by Head of Department, Mr Brent Walters Following the death of two initiates at an initiation site in Stellenbosch and the hospitalisation of a further five, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in consultation with the Department... Read More

Senior Citizens To Receive Houses in De Doorns From Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela

28 November 2013

A number of senior citizens will today receive an early Christmas gift from the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, when they obtain the keys to their new homes in De Doorns, Breede Valley Municipality, today, 28... Read More

EPWP Beneficiaries Certified as Site-Specific Guides

28 November 2013

Eighteen beneficiaries of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) at various Western Cape museums were certified as site-specific guides on 25 September 2013. The beneficiaries had successfully completed a course accredited at Level 4 of the... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Address Membership of Western Cape’s Key Sectors

28 November 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will be meeting with the Western Cape 's key sectors as he commends their significance towards the province's economy. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Government Rewards MOD Centre Learners

28 November 2013

Later today, 28 November 2013, Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr. Ivan Meyer will host an event to recognise eight Mass Participation, Opportunity and Access, Development and Growth (MOD) Centre learners, who following their... Read More

Crafters Inspired Through the Arts

28 November 2013

“Droom groot. Dink groot. Doen groot.” (Dream big. Think big. Do big things.) This inspirational message appears on one of the beautiful mosaics on display in the Pop-Up Shop at the West Coast Mall in Vredenburg. The works were produced by people... Read More

Western Cape Prepared for the 2013 National Senior Certificate Marking Process

28 November 2013

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) prepares for the marking process of the National Senior Certificate examination papers as the examinations are ending on Friday, 29 November. Read More

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela meets Ogobityholo BaseKapa

27 November 2013

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will host a press conference at 14:30 in Room 701, 27 Wale Street, Cape Town, on the Department of Human Settlements meeting with the Cape Town Informal Settlement Leaders (Ogobityholo... Read More

Shortage of Measles and Hepatitis Vaccines

27 November 2013

A shortage of Measles and Hepatitis B vaccines is currently being experienced across South Africa. Read More

Western Cape Government to Create R832 Million in Opportunities in Breede Valley Municipality

27 November 2013

Premier Helen Zille and the Western Cape Cabinet visited Worcester on 26 November 2013 for a Cabinet Outreach session to engage with local stakeholders in the region. Read More

EPWP Beneficiaries Graduate From Artscape Technicical Training

27 November 2013

There were big smiles all round as seven Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries received their certificates in technical stage practice at Artscape on 25 November 2013. Read More

Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone Welcomes Oil Rig

27 November 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde commends the significance of the newly-designated Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone to the Western Cape as it is believed to create about 8 000 jobs through the October and... Read More

Meeting with Ogobityholo BaseKapa

27 November 2013

This afternoon I met with the leaders of the group calling themselves Ogobityholo BaseKapa who had previously marched twice to the Provincial Legislature to present memoranda of grievances related to generalised land and housing issues. Read More

Media Alert: Sod turning ceremony to mark the upgrade of the De Doorns Sport Complex

26 November 2013

Later today, Tuesday 26 November, Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr. Read More

Media Alert: Opening of Exhibition Land and Resistance 1913-2013: The Natives Land Act of 2013

26 November 2013

On Wednesday, 27 November 2013, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will officially open the new travelling exhibition, Land and Resistance 1913-2013: The Natives Land Act of 1913 at the Iziko Slave Lodge in Cape Town. Read More

Ministers Warn Matric Rage Revellers of No-Nonsense Approach Regarding Road Safety

26 November 2013

Western Cape Ministers Donald Grant, Dan Plato and Robin Carlisle urge matriculants to take precaution and behave responsibly on the provinces roads. Read More

New R4.5 Million Library for Nkqubela

26 November 2013

A long-awaited dream came true for the 6 000 residents of Nkqubela in Robertson when their own public library opened on Monday, 25 October 2013. The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the Langeberg Municipality and the... Read More