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News and Speeches Archive


DCAS Recognised for Empowering Women

30 September 2014

On Monday, 29 September, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) received a certificate from the Top Women Awards 2014 to acknowledge the strides it has made in gender empowerment. Read More

Busy Bees Victorious at Women’s Rugby Tournament

30 September 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) along with the Western Province Rugby Union (WPRU) and the City of Cape Town (CoCT) hosted a Women’s Rugby Tournament in Langa f Read More

Eighteen Die on Western Cape Roads this Weekend

29 September 2014

On 26 and 27 September, 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape. A total of 2 027 vehicles were stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Pay Day Weekend Death Toll Third Worst of the Year

29 September 2014

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Final Round of School Enrolment for 2015 is Now Closed

29 September 2014

The final round of applications to enrol children in school for 2015 is now closed. Read More

IsiXhosa Reading and Spelling Competition a Big Success

29 September 2014

Learners from three Khayelitsha primary schools proudly displayed their isiXhosa language skills at a reading competition and spelling bee organised by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

New Website for Leading Traffic College

28 September 2014

This year has been a proud one for the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell. In addition to celebrating its 25th anniversary, the college now has its own web presence on the Western Cape Government website. Read More

IsiShweshwe Exhibition opens at Lwandle Migrant Museum

26 September 2014

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, launched the isiShweshwe Exhibition at the Lwandle Migrant Labo Read More

Health Minister Opens R5 Million Upgraded Clinic for the People of New Horizons

26 September 2014

At the opening of the renovated New Horizons Clinic in Plettenberg Bay this morning, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha said, the new clinic will complement the services provided by the Kwanokuthula CDC and the clinic in the village. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Host First-ever Red Tape Reduction Conference

26 September 2014

On Monday and Tuesday (29 and 30 September), Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, will host a Red Tape Reduction Conference under the theme: “Ease of Doing Business”. Read More

Toasting Excellence at Gene Louw Traffic College's 25th Anniversary Celebration

26 September 2014

Gene Louw Traffic College (GLTC) celebrated its 25th Anniversary on 26 September 2014 at its campus in Brackenfell. Read More

Eugene Louw Thanks Gene Louw Traffic College

26 September 2014

Eugene (Gene) Louw was the Administrator of the Cape Province from 1979 – 1989. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo takes IsiShweshwe Traveling exhibition to Lwandle

25 September 2014

Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be launching the IsiShweshwe Traveling exhibition at the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum this afternoon as part of the 2014 Heritage Month celebrati Read More

World Maritime Day Celebrations in Saldanha

25 September 2014

Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works together with the National Department of Transport will celebrate Read More

Gene Louw Traffic College Celebrates 25th Anniversary

25 September 2014

The Gene Louw Traffic College (GLTC) in Brackenfell will celebrate its 25th anniversary on 26 September 2014. Read More

Premier Zille to Conduct Oversight Visits to 110% Green Projects

25 September 2014

110% Green Tour: Premier Helen Zille to conduct oversight visits to 110% Green Projects Read More

Promoting Softball at the Heritage Day Softball Festival

25 September 2014

Schools from across the Overberg region were invited to celebrate Heritage Day by taking part in the Heritage Day Softball festival held in Caledon. Read More

Payday Weekends See Spike in Road Deaths

25 September 2014

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Schäfer Declares Harold Cressy High School a Provincial Heritage Site

24 September 2014

Heritage Day: Minister Debbie Schäfer unveils plaque declaring Harold Cressy High School a Provincial Heritage SiteIt is indeed a great honour for me to be here today to celebrate with you the proclamation of this historic school as a Provincial... Read More

Western Cape Government Nominates Sites for UNESCO World Heritage Status

23 September 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More