Premier Zille to deliver final State of the Province Address #wcsopa2019 | Western Cape Government


Premier Zille to deliver final State of the Province Address #wcsopa2019

14 February 2019

Tomorrow, Friday, 15 February 2019, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will deliver her final State of the Province Address (SOPA) - #WCSOPA2019.

Premier Zille’s 12th State of the Province Address on Friday also marks the official opening of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP).

The State of the Province Address will be hosted by the WCPP and media wishing to cover the event must contact Matthys Odendal (021 487 1714 or 082 575 1735 or ) before 12:00 on Thursday, 14 February, for accreditation.

Please provide the following: personal information (title, first name, surname and company) and contact information (cellphone number and email address).

Since 2009, the Western Cape Government has, in partnership with residents, made progress towards our long-term vision of a “highly skilled, innovation-driven, resource-efficient, connected, high-opportunity society for all”.

Over two terms we have worked hard to keep our promises and made sure that every rand goes towards quality service delivery especially for those in most need.

The #WCSOPA2019 provides the opportunity for Premier Zille and the Western Cape government to reflect on the successes of the past 10 years in government, under the slogan Better Together.

We encourage the residents of the province who are not able to attend the opening of the Provincial Parliament to follow the proceedings of #WCSOPA2019 via live stream from 10:30 on Friday, 15 February 2019, at or to follow the hashtag #WCSOPA2019 on social media.



Date:              Friday, 15 February 2019

Time:               09:15 – 12:30
                         Registration starts at 09:15
                         Opening of Parliament starts at 10:00
Venue:          Western Cape Provincial Parliament, 6th Floor, 7 Wale Street

Media Enquiries: 

Ewald Botha
Spokesperson for Premier Helen Zille
079 694 1113
021 483 4584