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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Madikizela Hands Over Houses in Abbotsdale

7 April 2014

Minister Madikizela handed over 11 houses to beneficiaries of Abbotsdale Housing Project outside Malmesbury. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Attend isiXhosa Grade One Pilot Project Launch

7 April 2014

Minister Donald Grant will be attending the first isiXhosa class as part of the isiXhosa Pilot Project launch at Montevideo Primary School on Monday, 7 April 2014. Read More

Minister Grant Attends First Grade 1 isiXhosa Lesson

7 April 2014

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has introduced an isiXhosa Grade one Pilot Project to ten Western Cape schools to see whether a second additional language can be achievable. Read More

"Life After Hurt" at Absa Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees

7 April 2014

"Life After Hurt" is an award-winning play performed by a rural drama group from Knysna, and has received wide acclaim at the Absa Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK) in Oudtshoorn. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses in Kraaifontein

7 April 2014

Tomorrow, Tuesday 08 April 2014, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will handover houses to beneficiaries of Sisonke Housing Project under the PHP programme. Read More

Handover of Funding and Equipment to SWD Sport Federations and Clubs

7 April 2014

On Tuesday, 8 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 South Western Districts (SWD) region. Read More

Minister Bredell's Statement on Land Use Planning Ordinance Judgment

7 April 2014

Minister Anton Bredell welcomes the ruling handed down in the Constitutional Court, declaring section 44 of the Land Use Planning Ordinance unconstitutional. Read More

Valuable Training for EPWP Beneficiaries

4 April 2014

About 100 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries have been receiving training in community-level arts and culture management in Oudtshoorn since 30 March until 4 April 2014. Read More

Minister Winde Officially Welcomes 2014 PAY Project Interns

4 April 2014

This year, the Western Cape Government will invest a further R27 million in work experience internships for matriculants, through the Premier’s Advancement for Youth (PAY)Project. Read More

Western Cape Shines at Physically Disabled Championships

4 April 2014

Western Cape athletes won over 150 medals at the Nedbank National Championships for the Physically Disabled which took place in Stellenbosch from 31 March to 2 April 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Welcome 2014 PAY Project Interns

3 April 2014

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will on Friday, 4 April 2014 officially welcome the successful candidates selected for Premier’s Advancement of Youth (PAY) Project. Read More

First Round of Human Papilomavirus (HPV) Vaccinations for Girls a Great Success

3 April 2014

Vaccination against Human Papilomavirus (HPV), reaches 56% of Grade 4 girl learners in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Minister to Hand over Certificates at KKNK 2014

3 April 2014

Tomorrow, 4 April 2014, Dr Ivan Meyer, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will hand over certificates to 100 beneficiaries from the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) who have completed training in Arts and Culture... Read More

Abafundi Abenza Ugrade 4 Abakwiipesenti Ezingama-56% Bagonyelwe iHPV

3 April 2014

URhulumente wezeMpilo weNtshona Koloni ubamba ngazibini kwabo bazali abakhethe ukuba iintombi zabo zigonyelwe iHPV enxulumene nesifo soMhlaza weSibeleko, ngokuthi basayine ifom enika imvume yoko bayibuyise. Read More

56% van Graad Vier Dogters Beskerm Teen MPV

3 April 2014

Die Wes-Kaapse Regering Gesondheid neem kennis van die ouers wat die keuse gemaak het om hul dogters te laat immuniseer teen MPV-verwante servikskanker. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over 150 Houses in Abbotsdale

3 April 2014

Tomorrow, Friday 04 April 2014, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over 150 housing units to beneficiaries of Abbotsdale Housing Project outside Malmesbury. Read More

World Health Day 2014 to Focus on Vector-Borne Diseases

3 April 2014

Make sure you receive the necessary treatment before visiting Malaria risk areas. Read More

Situation Report Four: African Horse Sickness Outbreak

3 April 2014

There has been a confirmed outbreak of African Horse Sickness (AHS) in the Wellington area near to the Berg River. Five cases have been identified on one property, with one death. Read More

Minister Van Rensburg Challenges Farm Worker Abuse Allegations

2 April 2014

Minister Gerrit van Rensburg seeks strong evidence from the National Minister of Agriculture in regards to the allegations made about farm workers human rights being violated in the Western Cape. Read More