News and Speeches Archive

Successful Visual Arts Programme Inspires Koekenaap Learners

23 December 2014

A visual arts programme for primary school learners inspired the creativity of 30 Koekenaap youngsters in November and December 2014. Read More

Department Helps Organisation Deliver 4 500 Food Donations to the Vulnerable

22 December 2014

The Western Cape Government's Department of Social Development donates food packages to the most vulnerable families in the province. Read More

First Major Crash of Festive Season Claims 10 Lives

21 December 2014

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Western Cape Government Health Geared for Emergencies During Festive Season

19 December 2014

Statistics have shown that during the Festive Season, not only do motor vehicle accidents increase but the number of visitors to Emergency Centres due to festivity related injuries also show an upward trend. Read More

Mentoring Programme Empowers Emerging Contractors

18 December 2014

The Siyenyuka Advanced Training and Mentoring (SATAM) programme at the Department of Transport and Public Works plays a key role in the development of emerging building contractors in the Western Cape. Read More

Full-Time Employment Brings Joy to EPWP Beneficiaries

18 December 2014

The future looks promising for 60 young persons who were employed full-time by the Overstrand Municipality in December 2014. Read More

Santa brings Christmas Magic to Red Cross Children’s Hospital

18 December 2014

Father Christmas took time out from his busy schedule to make an early annual visit to the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital on 18 December 2014. Read More

"Freedom" Brings Hope to the Community of Schoemanspoort

17 December 2014

One couldn’t help but feel Proudly South African at this year’s Dance and Drama Development Programme, where 30 Learners from Schoemanspoort, 20km outside Oudtshoorn, put on a showcase in memory of the late former President Nelson Mandela Read More

Team Western Cape in Fifth Place at School Championship

17 December 2014

Team Western Cape ended fifth at the South African National Schools Championship (SANSC) held from 10 to 15 December 2014 in Pretoria. Only gold medals were tallied when the final positions were determined. Read More

Reconciliation Day: Honour this day by creating a culture of respect

16 December 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Western Cape Government Working Better Together for a Safer Summer

15 December 2014

The Western Cape Department of Community Safety and Department of Education have school holiday programmes to keep your kids busy and safe during the holiday period. Read More

Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise at Beginning of Festive Season

15 December 2014

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Lifetime Achievers Acknowledged at 10th Annual Sport Legends Awards

12 December 2014

Each year DCAS honours “sport legends” and this year was no different as the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport honoured sportsmen and -women at the 10th Annual Sport Legends Awards ceremony in Paarl on Thursday, 11 December 2014... Read More

Athletes Get Words of Encouragement at School Championship Opening

12 December 2014

The 2014 South African National Schools Championships (SANSC) kicked off in Pretoria on 10 December with some encouraging words from National Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula. Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to address SAB Tavern Intervention Programme Graduation

12 December 2014

Tomorrow (12 December 2014), Minister Albert Fritz will deliver the keynote address at the South African Breweries Tavern Intervention Pragramme (TIP) graduation ceremony. Read More

83 Year Old Beneficiary Receives House in Delft

12 December 2014

83 year old Mrs. Aletta Losper today became the proud owner of a new house in the 1966 unit Delft Precinct 3 and 5 Housing Project in Delft, Cape Town, today when she received the keys to her new home from the Western Cape Minister of Human... Read More

Free Vehicle Checks to Make Public Transport Safer over Festive Season

12 December 2014

This morning (12 December 2014), I visited the Read More

Children's reading celebrations at Museum a big success

12 December 2014

The three official languages of the Western Cape were celebrated at a reading and storytelling event in Cape Town on 10 December 2014. Read More

Minister Grant to Attend Free Public Transport Vehicle Testing

11 December 2014

On the morning of 12 December 2014, Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will be at Joe Gqabi Transport Interchange, to tour the free vehicle inspections for public transport vehicles as part of the " Read More

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