News and Speeches for Department of the Premier

Drive to Recruit 5 000 FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009 Volunteers

31 July 2008

Johannesburg, July 1 2008   Thousands of South Africans will from today get the unique opportunity to be part of the FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009, as the volunteer application process for the tournament got underway. Read More

Upgrade and Lease of Philippi Stadium for 2010 Fifa World Cup (tm) Training Facility

19 June 2008

Today the Western Cape Government is posting the official tender for the upgrading of the Philippi Stadium as a Specific Training Venue for the 2010 FIFA World Cup?. Read More

Media Alert: Press Conference on IDP Disaster

9 June 2008

The Director-General of the Western Cape Government, Ms Virginia Peterson, and the Head of the Provincial Disaster Management Centre, Ms Hildegard Fast, will today (Tues) address a media briefing on the Provincial Disaster relating to Internally... Read More

Media Alert: Call For Entries For The 6th Annual Public Sector Innovation (CPSi) Awards

18 March 2008

The Director-General of the Western Cape, Ms Virginia Petersen, will on Thursday 20 March 2008, urge the province's 68 000 civil servants to strive to become workers for development as South Africa strives to become a developmental state. Read More

Premier Joins Home Affairs Minister at 'ID Yourself' Campaign Launch

5 March 2008

Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool will tomorrow (Fri) join the 'ID Yourself' campaign, to be launched by Home Affairs Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula in Gugulethu, Cape Town, in a bid to get young people to apply for an Identity Document. The... Read More