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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Plato launches 2016/17 Provincial PNP consultation sessions in Paarl

13 May 2016

Today, Friday 13 May 2016, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety will officially launch the 2016/17 provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) determination process. Read More

DCAS Aids Development Cyclists to Compete in Europe

13 May 2016

On Thursday, 12 May 2016, Minister Anroux Marais presented flight confirmations to two development cyclists who are getting ready to leave for London to compete in the London-Paris and Alpine Challenges in Europe at the end of May. Read More

EPWP beneficiaries become full-time employees

13 May 2016

Sixty-six former Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries have been appointed as full-time employees of the Fire and Rescue, Law Enforcement and Waste Water Treatment Directorates of the Stellenbosch Municipality. Read More

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela to launch the Belhar Gardens Rental Estate

12 May 2016

Provincial Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela, Mayor Patricia De Lille and National Minister Sisulu to officially launch the Belhar Gardens Rental Estate, Cape Town. Read More

Moorreesburg roadworks progressing well

12 May 2016

A R178 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate and resurface sections of the R311 and R45 in the Moorreesburg area is progressing well. Read More

Library Service getting into the spirit of Africa Month in May

11 May 2016

The Library Service of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), is currently rolling out Read More

Media alert: Olympic Day Roadshow to kick-off in Overberg

11 May 2016

On Saturday, 14 May 2016, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (WCPSC) and the Overberg Sport Council (OSC), will be hosting an Olympic Day Roadshow in Kleinmond. Read More

George taxi licence hearing update

11 May 2016

A Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) hearing in Oudtshoorn to consider the possible suspension or cancellation of operating licences held by 32 members of the Uncedo George Taxi Association has been postponed. Read More

Young Khayelitsha and Belhar Cyclists to Participate In European Cycle Tours

11 May 2016

Earlier this year, 12 young cyclists participated in the Cape Rouleur Cycle Tour in Franschoek. Of those 12, two were selected by the HotChillee Development Rider Programme to compete in the London - Paris and Alpine Challenges in Europe at the end... Read More

Mzanzi Golden Economy Roadshow Highlights Need For Funding Of The Arts In WC

11 May 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with the National Department of Arts and Culture and the National Lotteries Commission Read More

Western Cape Government increases Community-based Services for Rural Communities

10 May 2016

The Western Cape government has re-aligned its community-based services to deliver quality care to the people of the Western Cape in rural communities.   Read More

Move Move Move

10 May 2016

Move for Health day is on 10 May and promotes physical activity.  An increasing number of people, including children, are following an unhealthy diet and are not physically active. As a result, more and more people are suffering from chronic... Read More

Archives Week launched for the Promotion of Human Rights and Good Governance

9 May 2016

The Provincial Archive Service of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) launched National Archives Week on Read More

Nine killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

9 May 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that nine road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend, two of them children (one 5 years old, and the other Read More

Geneva House: Eviction enables Department to finally reach the vulnerable

7 May 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is rendering departmental assistance towards the most vulnerable people who had been deceived into staying in squalid conditions at Geneva House. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Present Trophies to Top SA Surfers

6 May 2016

On Sunday, 8 May 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will officially acknowledge the winners of the Cape Town Pro Surf and present them with trophies at Big Bay Beach. Read More

Outdoor Gymnasium Handed Over to Community of Gugulethu

6 May 2016

As part of the Community Outreach Programme by the National Minister of Sport, Fikile Mbalula, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Read More

Baking and Slaughtering at Worcester Museum Causes Great Excitement

6 May 2016

The Worcester Museum once again presented learners with the exciting learning opportunity at the Baking and Slaughtering Programme that was held at the museum from 12 April 2016 to 22 April 2016. Read More

Hearing into Go George violence resumes

5 May 2016

A Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) hearing to consider the possible suspension or cancellation of operating licences held by 32 members of the Uncedo George Taxi Association resumed on Tuesday 3 May 2016 in Oudtshoorn. Read More

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