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News and Speeches Archive

Collaboration Schools reflect commitment to building partnerships

15 November 2017

Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Education Minister, has submitted the following letter to the Cape Times, in reply to an article from Equal Education on Collaboration Schools, published by the newspaper on 9 November 2017. Read More

Residents celebrated for food security contributions

15 November 2017

A 100-year old resident has received a special award for his contribution to food security in the Western Cape.   Read More

Media Alert: Currie Cup to be presented at Ministry of DCAS tomorrow

15 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: CURRIE CUP TO BE PRESENTED AT THE MINISTRY OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT TOMORROW   Read More

Media Release: Nominations for Cultural Affairs Awards now open

15 November 2017

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has opened the nominations for the 2017/18 Read More

Media Release : Significant reduction in waiting times of Muslim bodies

15 November 2017

Follow-up meeting held with MJC shows significant reduction in waiting times of Muslim bodies Read More

Eden Drama festival a local hit

14 November 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) recently presented the 2017 Drama Festival to communities in Heidelberg, Knysna and George. Read More

Residents' water-wise gardens boost food security in rural communities

14 November 2017

Boosting food security in rural communities during the drought is a key priority for the Western Cape Government. Tomorrow (15 November 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, is in the Cederberg to celebrate residents who are making... Read More

Western Cape Government supports Paxton Fielies

14 November 2017

The Western Cape Government is urging all residents of the province to back 16-year old Bishop Lavis local, and Idols finalist, Paxton Fielies, to win this year’s competition. Read More

Minister Schäfer on the BELA Bill - don't fix what isn't broken

14 November 2017

The stated intention in the Memorandum on the Objects of the The Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill ("the BELA Bill") is to ensure that "systems of learning and excellence are put in place in a manner which respects, protects, promotes and fulfils... Read More

Good financial governance and knowledge transfer

13 November 2017

Good financial governance and knowledge transfer between local, provincial and national government Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer will host the third annual Municipal Finance Forum on 13 and 14 November 2017 in Rawsonville. Read More

Good financial governance and knowledge transfer

13 November 2017

Good financial governance and knowledge transfer between local, provincial and national government Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer will host the third annual Municipal Finance Forum on 13 and 14 November 2017 in Rawsonville. Read More

Three killed on Western Cape roads

13 November 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that three people died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Update on Chapman's Peak Drive roadworks

13 November 2017

Roadworks on Chapman’s Peak Drive from the Hout Bay end to Lookout Point are progressing well. Another five or six days of full road closures will take place over the next two weeks. Read More

Media Release: Whole-of-society must play a part in EMS safety

10 November 2017

Today Minister Dr. Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister Dan Plato and Alderman JP Smith outlined key interventions to improve safety for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) staff. Read More

Human Settlements Scoops Best Performing Province of the Year in National Awards

10 November 2017

Western Cape Human Settlements scoops Best Performing Province of the Year in National Awards Read More

US Government awards R10m grant to grow cleaner energy in Western Cape

10 November 2017

The Western Cape Government’s bid to secure cleaner forms of energy received a boost due to a R10 million grant from the United States Government through its Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). Read More

Media Alert: Min Marais promotes Sport Development in Drakenstein and Robertson

9 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO PROMOTE SPORT DEVELOPMENT IN DRAKENSTEIN AND ROBERTSON Read More

Western Cape Provincial Treasury presents the Revenue Management Master Class

8 November 2017

Western Cape Provincial Treasury presents the Revenue Management Master Class 2017 Read More

No new avian influenza infections in the Western Cape

8 November 2017

There have been no new confirmed avian influenza infections. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, has announced that there have been no new reported infections in the Western Cape this past week, signalling a possible positive turning... Read More

The Department Wishes Provincial Winners Well In The National Govan Mbeki Awards

8 November 2017

On Thursday, 09 November 2017, the National Department of Human Settlements will host the 2017 National Govan Mbeki Awards at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Read More

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