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News and Speeches Archive

EPWP Beneficiaries Graduate from West Coast College

5 June 2015

The Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)  made it possible for 376 students to graduate from Early Childhood Development (ECD) learnerships at Read More

Media Alert: Nominate Your Western Cape Sport Legend

4 June 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport would like to invite members of the sporting fraternity to nominate their local sport stars to be honoured as provincial Sport Legends. Read More

World Environment Day 2015: One Planet. Seven Billion Dreams

4 June 2015

This week is celebrated as National Environment Week in South Africa, with the culmination being World Environment Day this Friday, 5 June. World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and... Read More

EPWP Beneficiaries to Graduate from Early Childhood Development Learnerships

4 June 2015

On 5 June 2015, a total of 376 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries will be graduating from the West Coast College in Malmesbury after successfully completing their 18-month Early Childhood Development (ECD) learnerships. Read More

Rehabilitation and Resurfacing Of R311 in Moorreesburg

3 June 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works started with the rehabilitating and resurfacing of Main Roads 230 and 231 in the Moorreesburg area. Read More

Media Alert: Two New Provincial Heritage Sites Declared

3 June 2015

A media statement by Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais.   Read More

Department of Social Development rolls out its Winter Readiness Programme

3 June 2015

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is rolling out its Winter Readiness Programme, in partnership with a number of stakeholders, in order to provide vital assistance to vulnerable people living in the province. Read More

Seventh International Level Crossing Awareness Day

3 June 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Richard Walker, Metrorail Regional Manager Read More

George “Geweld” Thomas and co-accused’s sentencing welcomed

3 June 2015

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

Prison bust success needs to be replicated in WC

3 June 2015

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

DCAS Celebrates Africa Day in Phillipi

2 June 2015

On Sunday 31 May 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in conjunction with South African Football Association (SAFA) Cape Town, Read More

Minister Marais meets Metro Staff Members

2 June 2015

On Tuesday, 2 June 2015, Minister Anroux Marais visited various Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport offices in the Metro to meet staff members as part of her meet and greet schedul Read More

Philippi East deaths and destruction condemned

1 June 2015

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

Nineteen People Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

1 June 2015

From 29 to 31 May 2015, 22 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 1862 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Body of teen discovered in Bredasdorp

1 June 2015

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is sending a team of social workers to the family of the 14-year old teenage girl whose body was discovered in Zwelitsha, Bredasdorp. Read More

Minister Plato to attend school Safety Workshop in Belhar

1 June 2015

Tomorrow, Tuesday 2 June 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will attend a school safety workshop initiated by Riebeeck Street Primary School in Belhar. Read More

Major Mudslides Close Chapman’s Peak Drive

1 June 2015

The Chapman’s Peak Drive has been closed until further notice due to major mudslides that occurred at the Noordhoek end of the drive during the early hours of Sunday morning. Read More

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