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News and Speeches Archive

Bridgeton Secondary Makes it Two in a Row

14 April 2014

On Saturday 12 April 2014, Oudtshoorn-based Bridgeton Secondary School Girls Cricket team beat Cedarberg Academy to go through to represent the Western Cape at the South African National Schools Championships (SANSC) in December this year. Read More

Wallacedene Nomzabalazo Project

11 April 2014

Statement by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses to Beneficiaries in Robertson

11 April 2014

On Thursday, 10 April 2014, Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over houses to backyarders, hostel and shack dwellers of Muiskraalkop (Nkqubela) in Robertson. Read More

Department Funds Boland Sport Federations and Clubs

11 April 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) allocated funding to sport federations affiliated to the Boland Sport Council at the region’s annual cheque handover ceremony in Ceres on Thursday, 10 April 2014. Read More

Media Alert: New Technology Helps Visually Impaired Learner Attend Public School

11 April 2014

On Monday morning, Minister Grant is visiting Swartland High School to meet Grade 9 learner, Peter Janze-Duur, who has recently moved from the Pionier School for the Blind to Swartland High School. Read More

International Day of Monuments and Sites in Paarl

10 April 2014

The Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument and the Hugenote Gedenkskool will host a special programme in celebration of International Day of Monuments and Sites in Paarl on Friday, 11 April 2014. Read More

Western Cape Government Health Embarks On Organisational Change

10 April 2014

 In order to empower staff and change the organizational culture of the Western Cape Government Health, the Department appointed Ernst and Young as consultants to facilitate change in an innovative way. Read More

Treatment Action Campaign Ignored Invitation to a Discussion

10 April 2014

Following the receipt of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) memorandum on 27 March 2014, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, invited the provincial coordinator, Mr Mandla Majola to meet with him on the issues raised in the memorandum. Read More

Measles and Polio Vaccines In Short Supply at Present

10 April 2014

Patients should be aware there is again a shortfall in the supply of polio and measles vaccine which has its origin in the supply available from the national supplier, Biovac Institute. Read More

Western Cape Government is Committed to Youth Development

10 April 2014

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Social Development Albert FritzI take strong exception to the statement released by Cosatu, criticising the Western Cape Government for not attending today’s youth summit at the Good Hope Centre. Read More

Hundreds of Students to Benefit from Masakh'isizwe Bursary Scheme in 2014

10 April 2014

The Masakh’iSizwe (Let’s Build the Nation) Centre of Excellence, established by the Department of Transport and Public Works in 2006, has grown from strength to strength over the years. Read More

Minister Alan Winde to Attend Business Incubator Launch

9 April 2014

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will today (9 April 2014) attend the launch of a city-based business incubator supporting emerging entrepreneurs.Shanduka Black Umbrellas have branches across the country and will... Read More

Media Alert: Funding and Equipment for Boland Sport Federations and Clubs

9 April 2014

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will hand over funding and equipment to Boland sport federations and clubs in Ceres on Thursday, 10 April 2014. Read More

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

9 April 2014

The 2014 Western Cape Farm Worker of the Year Competition will again be hosted by the Western Cape Department of Agriculture and Shoprite. Read More

School Burglary and Vandalism over the Autumn School Holidays

9 April 2014

Minister Grant encourages community support in reporting the illegal trade of copper and other metals to local police. Read More

The Politicisation of the Police can Never be Tolerated

9 April 2014

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Financial Boost for SWD Sport Federations

9 April 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) boosted resources for talent development and sport participation in the South Western District (SWD) region by funding local federations at the region’s annual cheque handover ceremony in Knysna on... Read More

Media Alert: Premier and Minister Fritz to Launch Youth Development Strategy

8 April 2014

Premier Helen Zille and Minister Albert Fritz will jointly launch the Western Cape Youth Development Strategy which aims to enhance young people's opportunities throughout the province. Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Fritz Launch Provincial Youth Development Strategy

8 April 2014

The officially launched Western Cape Youth Development Strategy focuses on empowering young people in the province with useful opportunities to build and improve their lives. Read More

Career Boost for Expanded Public Works Programme Beneficiaries

7 April 2014

The Arts and Culture Management on Community Level training course (30 March to 4 April 2014), was completed by 94 participants. Read More

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