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News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape National Senior Certificate 2013 Award Criteria

13 January 2014

The Western Cape Education Department will be awarding the National Senior Certificate 2013 learners through a certain award criteria on Tuesday, 14 January 2014. Read More

DCAS Hosts Street Football Festival in the Build-up to CHAN 2014

10 January 2014

The CHAN Street Football Festival in Delft on Thursday, 9 January 2014 saw boys’ and girls’ football teams from 16 Western Cape communities competing in the colours of the 16 countries competing in the Orange African Read More

Media Alert: Media Accreditation for the Western Cape NSC 2013 Awards Ceremony

9 January 2014

On Tuesday 14 January 2014, Premier Helen Zille and Minister of Education, Donald Grant, will host the Western Cape National Senior Certificate 2013 Awards Ceremony. Read More

Breakdown of Matric Results of Schools in Poorer Communities

9 January 2014

A breakdown of matric results of schools in poorer communities proves that certain commentators are misleading the public. Read More

Western Cape Disaster Management Monitoring Effects of Heavy Rainfall

8 January 2014

The Western Cape Disaster Management Centre (WCDMC) has been monitoring heavy rains experienced throughout the province due to a cut off low. Read More

Media Alert: Delft to host Mobilisation Tournament in Run-up to CHAN

8 January 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be hosting a CHAN Mobilisation Tournament at the Delft Sports Complex on 9 January  2014 from 08:30 to 14:30. Read More

Candidates Who Qualify to Write Supplementary Exams to Apply Immediately

8 January 2014

The Western Cape Government encourages those who did not pass to re-apply to write the 2014 National Senior Certificate, or to apply for a supplementary exam if you qualify. Read More

Capetonians Prepare for Spectacular CHAN Opening

8 January 2014

The Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2014 is set to kick off with a spectacular opening ceremony at 16:00 on Saturday, 11 January 2014, at the iconic Cape Town Stadium. Read More

Celebrating Success at Schools and District Offices

7 January 2014

Western Cape Minister of Education, Donald Grant highlights some the 2013 NSC results, including district performance, individual school performance and improvements in the Khayelitsha and Manenberg area. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Congratulate Candidates and Officials

7 January 2014

Today, 7 January 2014, Minister Grant is inviting media to join him on his visit to two district offices and a school to congratulate them on their 2013 NSC results. Read More

National Senior Certificate 2013 Matrics: A "Class Act"

6 January 2014

The Western Cape exceeds the 2014 target of 40 000 matric passes and improved on indicators of quality, showing growth in the number of candidates passing mathematics and physical science. Read More

Matric 2013 Results: Western Cape Preview

5 January 2014

The Western Cape Education Department is confident that the province's 2013 National Senior Certificate results will be a true and accurate reflection of the abilities of candidates, consistent with trends in improvement in the Western Cape in... Read More

Western Cape to Donate Animal Feed to Northern Cape and North West Province

3 January 2014

The first planning meeting between the Western Cape Ministry of Agriculture, Transnet, and Agri Western Cape, discussing how animal feed will be transported to the Northern Cape and North West region, took place on Thursday, 2 January 2014. Read More

New Year's Babies 2014

2 January 2014

Western Cape Government Health is proud to announce the birth of 151 babies in public health facilities throughout the Western Cape on New Year's Day 2014. Read More

Media Alert: South African Closed Chess Championships in Cape Town

2 January 2014

The South African Closed Chess Championship will be hosted in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in Cape Town, from 3 to 12 January 2014. Read More