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Masakh’iSizwe Bursaries for University Students

31 March 2015

A total of 86 students from various Western Cape universities pursuing studies in the engineering and construction fields were awarded Masakh’iSizwe bursaries at a ceremony held at the University of Cape Town on 28 March 2015. Read More

Western Cape On Wellness Tackles Activity Levels And Healthy Eating in Province

31 March 2015

Physical inactivity and unhealthy eating are considered major risk factors for a number of adverse health outcomes including obesity, diabetes, hypertension and other cardio vascular diseases. In South Africa, non-communicable diseases (NCDS)... Read More

Listen to Minister Ivan Meyer on West Coast radio

31 March 2015

Listen to Minister Ivan Meyer on West Coast radio, speaking about the budget allocation for the region and answering questions received from the listeners. 31 March 2015, 11:00 Read More

Twenty-five Motorists Arrested for Drinking and Driving

30 March 2015

On 27 and 28 March 2015, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 3 091 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Individual Housing Subsidy Applications Open 3 April 2017 With New Criteria

30 March 2015

NB. Applications for the Individual Non-Credit Linked Subsidy Programme for the Metro area has closed and only applications in the non-metro area will only be accepted. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape to host Shandong Sailing Team

30 March 2015

On Wednesday, 1 April, a sailing team from the Qingdao province in Shandong will be arriving in Cape Town for a week-long engagement with Western Cape Sailing. Read More

Most Promising Stars Awarded at the 5th Zabalaza Festival

30 March 2015

Nearly 50 productions from over 30 suburbs, regions and provinces took part in the annual Zabalaza theatre festival. Read More

Minister Grant Awards Masakh’iSizwe Bursaries to 86 Recipients

28 March 2015

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

Motor Vehicle Licence Fees Proposed To Increase By 3%

27 March 2015

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

Minister Dan Plato to delivery 2015/2016 Community Safety Budget Vote Speech

26 March 2015

Today, Thursday, 26 March 2015, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will deliver the 2015/2016 Budget Vote speech for the Department of Community Safety. Read More

Ses’khona members’ habitual Violence and Criminality Condemned

26 March 2015

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

Vote 9 Budget Speech 2015

26 March 2015

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell. Environmental Affairs and Development Planning and CapeNature steaming ahead. Read More

Minister Grant to Deliver Transport and Public Works Budget Vote Speech

25 March 2015

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will deliver the 2015/2016 departmental Budget Vote speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament on 25 March 2015 at 14:00. Read More

MEDIA ALERT:Presentation of budget vote for Cultural Affairs and Sport 2015/2016

25 March 2015

In his first parliamentary appearance after a sick leave period, Minister Theuns Botha will this week announce the budget allocations for the Cultural Affairs and Sport portfolio. Read More

Great Ideas Shared When Different Cultures Get Together

25 March 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted an interaction with its registered cultural councils from various communities in the Western Cape. Read More

Dr Ivan Meyer Celebrates Human Rights Day with Community.

25 March 2015

Human Rights Day is an important day on the SA calendar to remind us of our past, present and future as South Africans.  As a young and vibrant, but fragile democracy it is important to recognise the pillars of our constitutional democracy.  The... Read More

Ses'khona threatening disruption in the CBD tomorrow

25 March 2015

Media statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Human Rights Softball and Baseball Festival

25 March 2015

The 2015 Annual Human Rights Inter-District Schools Softball and Baseball Festival, which was hosted by the Western Cape Softball Federation and the Western Cape Baseball Federation and was funded by the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (... Read More

Minister Albert Fritz to launch new Drug Counselling Centre

25 March 2015

Minister Albert Fritz will address the launch of the Cape Town Drug Counselling Centre’s new site in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Minister Fritz addresses DSD Youth Excellence Award

25 March 2015

The Western Cape Department of Social Development held its first Youth Excellence Awards. The awards were hosted in partnership with the Impumelelo Social Innovations Centre, and were sponsored by Nedbank and Old Mutual. Read More