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Minister Madikizela to Handover 100 Title Deeds in Delft

13 February 2015

On Monday 16 February 2015, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will handover 100 title deeds in Delft, on which almost  R3.2 million rand has been spent in subsidies. 29 of the title deeds will be handed over to pensioners... Read More

School Closures: The Real Story

11 February 2015

Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Education Minister, submitted the following article to the Cape Times in response to their report on the school closures settlement on Tuesday, 10 February 2015. Read More

WCED Revision Support Programmes for 2014 NSC Candidates

11 February 2015

Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Read More

Schools Withdraw Application of Leave to Appeal on School Closures Case

10 February 2015

Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education Read More

The DCAS Cultural Affairs Awards Celebrate Diversity in Fine Fashion

10 February 2015

It was a night of glitz, glam, the arts, theatre, dance and heritage, to name a few, as the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted its annual Western Cape Cultural Affairs Awards ceremony at the Read More

Men’s Sexual Health

10 February 2015

The two best ways that men can ensure their sexual health and protect themselves and their loved ones from STI & HIV is to condomise, and be medically circumcised. Read More

Minister Plato continues Youth Safety Outreach in Nyanga

10 February 2015

Tomorrow, Wednesday 11 February 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, together with officials from the Department of Community Safety, will continue with another youth safety outreach, this time to be conducted in Nyanga. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Honours Historical, Linguistical and Cultural Heroes

9 February 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will host th Read More

New Head Official appointed at Western Cape Provincial Treasury

9 February 2015

Mr Z Hoosain Mr Zakariya Hoosain has been appointed as the Head Official at the Western Cape Provincial Government: Treasury. Mr Hoosain joined the Western Cape Provincial Treasury in December 2012 and was appointed to this position in January... Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to attend GROW Leadership graduation

9 February 2015

Today, Minister Albert Fritz will attend the GROW Leadership graduation ceremony. Read More

Five Road Users Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

9 February 2015

On 6 and 7 February 2015, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 3 082 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

DAC and DCAS team up with Aurecon for social cohesion workshops

9 February 2015

As part of the broader nation building and social cohesion initiative, Aurecon (Pty) Ltd, on behalf of the National Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) and in partnership with the Western Cape Read More

Repair and Resurfacing of Victoria Road

9 February 2015

Project Description C958.04: Repair and Resurfacing of Victoria Road (Mr103) Km 2.1 to Km 4.75, Near Llandudno. Construction Progress Read More

Living with Congenital Heart Disease

7 February 2015

Thaakirah Matthews (4) was three months old in 2011 when her mother, Raadhiyah, took her to the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital for severe diarrhoea. What started as a medical condition soon turned into an experience that her parents will... Read More

Minister Meyer congratulates FW De Klerk

6 February 2015

Finance Minister Ivan Meyer represented the Western Cape Government at the renaming session of Table Bay Boulevard to FW de Klerk Boulevard and congratulated the former president. Read More

Thusong Outreach – A movement to bring government services closer to communities

6 February 2015

The Thusong programme of the Western Cape Local Government brings people and government services together in an accessible and affordable way.  Read More

Career Boost for EPWP Beneficiaries

5 February 2015

A total of 84 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries were recently appointed full-time as Emergency Care Officers (ECOs) at various health institutions in the Western Cape. Read More

Catching up on Child Wellness

5 February 2015

Western Cape Government Health will embark on an immunisation catch-up drive during the week of 7 to 13 February 2015. The catch-up is aimed specifically at those children under five years, who, for whatever reason, may have missed any of their... Read More

Mfuleni Learners Accommodated In Local Schools

5 February 2015

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer Read More

Minister Madikizela to deliver closing remarks at UCT Skills Development Course

5 February 2015

On Friday, 06 February 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will deliver the closing remarks  of a five day Integrated Sustainable Human Settlement Training Course presented by UCT. Read More