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11 June 2019

Construction of new Emergency Centre for Helderberg Hospital   Helderberg Hospital is currently undergoing construction of its Emergency Centre (EC) as part of a R40 million upgrade. The upgrade is scheduled to be completed in March 2020. Read More

Minister Marais continues to prioritise transformation of heritage landscape

10 June 2019

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS CONTINUES TO PRIORITISE THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE WC CULTURAL HERITAGE LANDSCAPE Read More

Media Release: Minister Fritz Condemns Spate In Murders In Western Cape

10 June 2019

The Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, condemns in the strongest terms the murder of over 14 individuals in the past week  and calls on the National Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, to intervene and put an end to these Read More

#enrichED Symposium brings After School sector together to narrow education gap

10 June 2019

Improving the lives of children was at the forefront of discussion as delegates from the after-school sector gathered at the CTICC this weekend for the #enrichED Symposium. Read More

Chief Evaluator: Schools Evaluation Authority applications close 13 June 2019

10 June 2019

In April this year, I approved the Regulations on the Western Cape Schools Evaluation Authority, 2019 which outline, among others, the procedures for the appointment of the Chief Evaluator. Read More

Media release: #enrichED Symposium puts After School sector in the spotlight

10 June 2019

From 6-9 June 2019, the #enrichED Symposium was hosted in Cape Town by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its After School Programme (ASP) Office. Read More

Minister Fernandez calls on residents to sign up to be ‘Safety Parents’

9 June 2019

As Child Protection week comes to an end, Social Development Minister, Sharna Fernandez, is calling on citizens to become more involved in ensuring children’s safety, 365 days a year, by enquiring about how to become safety parents.   Read More

Learners must adhere to school calender dates

7 June 2019

The 2019 school calendar is clear in terms of school closure dates. Schools will close for the 2019 mid-year holidays on 14 June 2019. This means that teaching and learning will resume up until NEXT Friday. Read More

Substance Abuse Certificate Ceremony Speech

7 June 2019

Good Morning All, Ladies and Gentlemen, And most importantly, our soon to be graduates of this programme, Read More

After School Symposium looks at solutions to opportunity gaps between learners

6 June 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), through its After School Programme, will be hosting a variety of events from Thursday, 6 June 2019 until 8 June 2019, Read More

2020 admissions: Parents to confirm places by 12 July 2019

6 June 2019

Parents from across the Western Cape can now find out if their child’s admission applications for the 2020 school year have, or have not, been successful. Read More

Armed robbers target Sea Point High School

6 June 2019

I am informed that two armed men entered the premises of Sea Point High School on Wednesday (5th June 2019)  It is reported that the alleged perpetrators assaulted an educator with a gun and made off with 50 cell phones.   Read More

Child Protection Speech: Christ the Mediator Anglican Church

6 June 2019

Dames en Menere Ladies and Gentlemen Thank you for having me here today. Before I start, may we please take a moment of silence for all of those children who have suffered or/and continue to suffer from abuse. Read More

DSD prepared for winter ahead

6 June 2019

After the recent heavy rains experienced, and cold weather setting in, the Minister of Social Development, Sharna Fernandez says that the Department has been working tirelessly to ensure that winter readiness programmes are operational in each... Read More

City and Province improves collaboration to promote community development

5 June 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: CITY AND PROVINCE IMPROVES COLLABORATION TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT THROUGH CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT Read More

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