News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Western Cape Farmworkers Sports Day 2014

30 April 2014

On Saturday, 3 May 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer will host the Western Cape Farmworkers Sports Day in Robertson. Read More

Media Alert: Switching on of the Redelinghuys Floodlights

29 April 2014

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer and the Executive Mayor of Berg River Municipality, Cllr Evert Manuel will today switch on the floodlights of the sports field in Redelinghuys for the first time. Read More

Western Cape Celebrates 20 Years of Freedom and Democracy

29 April 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and Artscape collaborated to commemorate 20 years of freedom and democracy in South Africa on Freedom Day, 27 April 2014. Read More

Current and Future Education Infrastructure Projects – Accessible to the Public

29 April 2014

Communities throughout the Western Cape will now be able to keep track of the construction and completion of 62 schools in the Western Cape via the new Capital Infrastructure Delivery website. Read More

Another Pedestrian Killed by MEC's Blue Light Brigade

25 April 2014

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksAn elderly woman, Mrs Nomvume Dabula (77), was knocked down and killed by a high speed blue light brigade rushing to fetch clothes for Zoleka Capa, Eastern Cape MEC for Rural... Read More

Western Cape Sport Receives Funds and Recognition

25 April 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) handed over funding to the Western Cape Sport Confederation and various Western Cape municipalities in Cape Town on 23 April 2014. A number of top sport achievers were also acknowledged at the... Read More

Celebrating 20 Years of Democracy and the Freedom of Artistic Expression

24 April 2014

The following message by Minister Dr Ivan Meyer has been included in the programme for the Freedom Day p Read More

Trendy Du Noon Community Health Centre Set to Open for Patients in August

24 April 2014

Nominated as a World Capital Design 2014 ProjectThe R83 million-Du Noon Community Health Centre is at present under construction and completion is expected at the end of May 2014. The facility will be opened to patients by August this year. Read More

Robertson African Horse Sickness Update

23 April 2014

A confirmed case of African horse sickness (AHS) has been detected on a thoroughbred stud in the Robertson region of the AHS protection zone. The case was detected by a private veterinarian and confirmed using laboratory tests.  Read More

Media Alert: Sport Funding and Recognition Event in Cape Town

23 April 2014

On Wednesday, 23 April 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will honour and recognise sport councils, municipalities and sport achievers at a funding and recognition ceremony in Cape Town. Read More

Bold New Step in the HIV Challenge

23 April 2014

Western Cape’s Early ARV Treatment and Intensified Prevention for Neonates will Reduce Mother-to-child Transmission to Virtually Zero Read More

Celebrate Your Freedom

23 April 2014

On 27 April we commemorate Freedom Day. Be part of the celebrations of our 20 years of freedom and democracy. Read More

Launch of the Western Cape Government’s Capital Infrastructure Delivery Website

23 April 2014

Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

New R6.2 Million Public Library Opened in Knysna

23 April 2014

The Knysna Public Library was officially launched on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 which is aimed to benefit local learners and many others. Read More

Western Cape Team to Participate in Weifang Cup International Youth Tournament

22 April 2014

A Western Cape invitation football team, selected from this year’s Metropolitan U/19 Premier Cup, will compete in the Weifang Cup International Youth Tournament from 27 July to 2 August 2014 in Weifang, China. Read More

Hotline for Educators and Learners to Report Abuse and School Crime

22 April 2014

The Western Cape Education Department's Safe Schools hotline serves as a link between schools and communities to contribute to a safe and crime-free school environment. Read More

Media Alert: Premier and Mayor De Lille to Hand Over Houses in Ocean View

22 April 2014

Premier Helen Zille and Mayor Patricia De Lille will be presenting the City's cutting-edge stone housing project to Ocean View beneficiaries on Tuesday 22 April 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Open New Library in Knysna

22 April 2014

On Tuesday, 22 April 2014, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer and the Executive Mayor of Knysna, Councillor Georlene Wolmarans, will officially open the new library in Knysna. Read More

Launch of the 2014 Western Cape Farm Worker of the Year Competition

22 April 2014

More than 1 000 workers from 16 regions will take part in a unique competition which recognises the role farm workers play in the South African economy. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Launch Capital Infrastructure Delivery Website

22 April 2014

On 23 April 2014, Premier Helen Zille will launch the Western Cape Government's new infrastructure delivery website. Read More

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