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News and Speeches Archive

Overberg Athletes Receive Awards For The First Time At Local Event

17 November 2014

For the first time, the Overberg region had the opportunity to honour its outstanding athletes in various sporting codes at a gala awards event held in Caledon on 14 November 2014. Read More

Provincial Traffic Services Weekend Traffic Operations

17 November 2014

Ten people died on Western Cape roads this weekend. Three of them were pedestrians, three were drivers, and four were passengers. Read More

Building a Community of Readers in Prince Alfred's Hamlet

17 November 2014

The opening of a new library in Prince Alfred’s Hamlet was celebrated by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and Witzenberg Municipality on Friday 14 November 2014. Read More

Nine People Continue to Block Progress in the Joe Slovo Housing Project

16 November 2014

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

Minister Mbombo and Mayor de Lille to Sign MoU with Minstrels and Choirs

16 November 2014

On Monday, 17 November 2014, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, and Mayor Patricia de Lille will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding to pledge their financial support to the Minstrels, Malay and Christmas... Read More

World Day of Remembrance for 1.4 Million People Killed On Roads In 2014

16 November 2014

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

Unveiling of R70 milion renovated Hermanus Hospital

14 November 2014

Today (Friday, 14 November 2014) Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha unveiled a plaque to officially open Hermanus Hospital. The hospital has undergone R 70 million revitalization project which has transformed it from a fourty-seven bed... Read More

World Diabetes Day: Living with Diabetes

14 November 2014

Diabetes was the leading cause of death in the Western Cape accounting for 3 114 (6,7%) deaths in 2012 (Statistics SA report Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2012: Findings from death notification).The report also revealed that... Read More

Western Cape Government Public Art Competition

14 November 2014

The Western Cape Government would like to extend their gratitude to all the competition entrants for their innovative Public Art Competition submissions made in celebration of 20 years of democracy and the World Design Capital title awarded to Cape... Read More

Minister Mbombo Congratulates Cape Town Ballet on 80th Birthday

14 November 2014

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

Minister Mbombo to officially open the Prince Alfred's Hamlet Public Library

13 November 2014

On Friday, 14 November 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and the national Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Thizwilondi Mabudafhasi will officially open the Prince Alfred’s Hamlet Public Library. Read More

Minister Winde to Officially Launch !Khwa ttu Mountain Bike Trail

13 November 2014

This Saturday (15 November), Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, will officially launch a new mountain bike trail at !Khwa ttu on the West Coast. Read More

Western Cape Government is ready for upcoming initiation season

13 November 2014

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

Minister Alan Winde to propose improvements to the Liquor Law

13 November 2014

The Western Cape Cabinet yesterday (12 November) granted approval for Minister Alan Winde to introduce in the Provincial Parliament a further amendment to the Liquor Act of 2008. Read More

Official Opening of Prince Alfred’s Hamlet Library

13 November 2014

Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, together with the MEC for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo will officially open the R5 million Prince Alfred’s Hamlet Community Library on Friday, 14 November 2014... Read More

Minister Mbombo wishes initiates well for summer initiation season

13 November 2014

On Thursday, 13 November 2014, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, hosted a press conference to announce the Western Cape’s readiness for the summer Read More

Breaking down ‘culture’ of Gangs and Drugs requires Whole-of-Society

13 November 2014

Media Release by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community SafetyThe Western Cape has a serious gang and drug problem. Read More

Announcement on Western Cape’s Readiness for Summer Initiation Season

12 November 2014

On Thursday, 13 November 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be announcing steps her department has taken to ensure that the province is ready for the summer initiation season of 2014. Read More

IEC to partner with DoCS and SAPS to Professionalise CPF Elections

12 November 2014

Today, 12 November 2014, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC’s) Western Cape Provincial Electoral Officer, Reverend Courtney Sampson, and the South African Police Service (SAPS) will sign... Read More

“Make It New” Exhibition Now At The V&A Waterfront

12 November 2014

The “Make It New” exhibition took place at Cape Town Stadium from 15-19 October 2014 and was a huge hit. An extension of this Cape Craft and Design Institute exhibition is currently running until 15 December at the newly opened Watershed at the V... Read More

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