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News and Speeches Archive

Year Beyond Programme set for MOD centres

10 September 2014

On Wednesday, 10 September 2014, Premier Helen Zille, together with DCAS Minister Nomafrench Mbombo and Debbie Schafer, Minister of Education, launched the Year Beyond Programme. Read More

Minister Plato to host Public Meeting for Bishop Lavis, Elsies River and Langa

10 September 2014

Tomorrow, Thursday 11 September 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the communities of Bishop Lavis, Elsies River and Langa. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Launch 48 Hours Cultural Affairs Awards Poster

10 September 2014

Tomorrow, 11 September 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will launch the 48 Hours Read More

Minister Grant To Open New Knysna Traffic Office

10 September 2014

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will officially open the new Provincial Traffic Office in Knysna on 11 September 2014. Read More

Social Worker Recognised for Exceptional Contribution towards Public Service

10 September 2014

Carla Brown, social worker in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, was recently recognised as the Western Cape’s Best Frontline Public Service Employee of the Year at the 2014 Provincial Service... Read More

Poaching sentence welcomed

10 September 2014

Poachers stripping South Africa’s natural assets for profit must be severely dealt with. Read More

Supporting Sports Coaching in the Western Cape

9 September 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is extremely proud to announce that 12 coaches have successfully completed the three-phase Provincial Coaching Developers’ (PCD) course, which took place at the Shalimar Gardens Hotel and Conf Read More

Premier Helen Zille to Launch the Year Beyond Programme

9 September 2014

Tomorrow, 10 September 2014, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, Minister Debbie Schafer and Minister Nomafrench Mbombo will be launching an exciting new initiative called the Year Beyond programme. Read More

Programme to Address Shortfall in Child Speech-Language and Audiology Services

9 September 2014

Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, and Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, launched a new initiative aimed at introducing speech-language therapy and audiology services for children at all levels of the District Health System on 9... Read More

Minister Plato Condemns Ses’khona’s Public Incitement of Violence

9 September 2014

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

Minister Plato to Host Milnerton Police Cluster PNP Public Meeting

9 September 2014

Tomorrow, Wednesday 10 September 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation process for the Milnerton police cluster. Read More

Music Development Programme launched

9 September 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) launched the HexValley Music Development Programme at HexValley Secondary School in De Doorns on 29 August 2014. Read More

International Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Day

9 September 2014

In commemorating International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day, the Western Cape Government is proud to be at the forefront of delivering and supporting initiatives tackling the problem in the province. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Co-launch Year Beyond Programme

9 September 2014

Tomorrow, 10 September 2014, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, Minister Debbie Schafer and Minister Nomafrench Mbombo will be launching an exciting new initiative called the Year Beyond programme. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille and Minister Schäfer Announce NSC Targets

8 September 2014

Today, 8 September 2014, Premier Helen Zille and Minister Debbie Schäfer will be announcing the Western Cape’s targets for the upcoming National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

Twenty-four Arrested for Drink Driving This Weekend

8 September 2014

On 5 and 6 September, 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 643 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Minister Mbombo officially closes National Book Week 2014

8 September 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) and the Department of Read More

Winners of the Road Safety Debate Competition

8 September 2014

Five learners who have been selected to represent the Western Cape at the National Road Safety Debate Competition in Nelspruit from 8 to 10 October 2014 are determined to make their mark and do the province proud. Read More

Western Cape Optimistic of Improved Matric Results Again This Year

8 September 2014

In just over a month, our full-time candidates will begin to write the 2014 National Senior Certificate Examinations (NSC) on the 27 October. Read More

DCAS to investigate formal protection of the Griqua Kranshoek Monument

8 September 2014

This morning, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and the Mayor of Bitou Municipality, Mr Memory Booysen, met with members of the Griqua community in Plettenberg Bay to discuss issues around the recognition of Heritage... Read More

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