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News and Speeches Archive

Multi-million Rand Digital Access Centre Headed for Elsies River

22 April 2014

The Western Cape Government, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, today (22 April 2014) announced that a R2.8 million digital access centre is set to be launched in Elsies River. Read More

Message from Minister: Mandela Trilogy

18 April 2014

This message by Minister Dr Ivan Meyer has been included in the programme for the Germany performance of the Mandela Trilogy taking place on the 4 June 2014: Celebrating 20 years of democracy in 2014 is an opportunity for rejoicing and for... Read More

Minister Madikizela Delivers Houses to Pearly Beach Beneficiaries

17 April 2014

On Tuesday, 15 April, Minister Madikizela handed over four houses to beneficiaries in Eluxolweni, Pearly Beach. The principle aim of the project is to create an integrated development according to the “Breaking New Ground (BNG) policy that primarily... Read More

Easter Bunny Spreads Smiles with Visit to Red Cross Children’s Hospital

17 April 2014

The Easter Bunny made its annual visit to Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital on 17 April 2014 during the hospital’s annual Easter parade. Read More

Province Ready for Busy Easter Period

17 April 2014

Easter brings with it high traffic volumes concentrated over a four-day period, with many taking to our roads headed to their holiday destinations or home. Read More

DCAS supports Mandela Trilogy showcase

17 April 2014

The Mandela Trilogy, a unique musical tribute to the memory of one of the world’s most inspiring leaders, will be presented by Cape Town Opera with support fro Read More

Transport and Public Works Signs MOU with Small Bus Operators

16 April 2014

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the South African National Small Bus Operators Council in the Western Cape (SANSBOC-WC) on 15 April 2014. Read More

R2m for Metropole Sport Federations

16 April 2014

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer handed over a cheque in the amount of R2 030 000 to 47 sport federations at the annual Metropole regional funding ceremony in Athlone on 15 April 2014. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Launch Easter Operational Plan

16 April 2014

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Safely Home and Provincial Traffic Law Enforcement, will launch the Easter 2014 Provincial Traffic Operati Read More

Metropole Sport Federations and Clubs to Receive Funding and Equipment

15 April 2014

On Tuesday, 15 April 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will hand over funding and equipment to sport federations and clubs in the Metropole region. Read More

Little Miracles at Prince Albert Hospital

15 April 2014

Little miracles are often born at Prince Albert Hospital. One of these miracles is Divurden Marthinus born on 27 January 2014 at only 25 weeks gestation. Divurden was too small at birth for admission to a neonatal unit at a secondary hospital. Read More

African Horse Sickness Outbreak Update

15 April 2014

A second property in Wellington, closer to the Hawequas mountain range near Groenberg, has been confirmed as having a positive African Horse Sickness (AHS) case present. There have been no mortalities on this property. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses in Eluxolweni, Pearly Beach

15 April 2014

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially handover housing units to beneficiaries of the Eluxolweni, Pearly beach project in Overstrand Municipality. Read More

Increased Air Access to Boost Growth and Jobs

15 April 2014

Increased air access between Cape Town and strategic locations could create 3 950 jobs and generate R392 million for the local economy.These are the findings of the business case used to develop the province’s Air Access strategy. Read More

Funding and Equipment for West Coast Sport Federations and Clubs

15 April 2014

On 14 April 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer handed over a cheque in the amount of R380 000 to 11 sport federations in Saldanha on Monday, 14 April 2014. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses in Beaufort West

14 April 2014

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will attend the official handover ceremony of housing units to beneficiaries of the Sidesaviwa housing project in Beaufort West. Read More

World’s Most Beautiful Marathon in Cape Town

14 April 2014

Thousands of local and international competitors will again pull out their running shoes and push their bodies to the limit over the Easter weekend in the various races associated with the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. Read More

Funding and Equipment for West Coast Sport Federations and Clubs

14 April 2014

On Monday, 14 April 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will hand over funding and equipment to sport federations and clubs in the West Coast region. Read More

New Technology Assists Visually Impaired Learner to Attend Public School

14 April 2014

With the help of new technology, a grade nine visually impaired learner will now attend a normal public school. Read More

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