News and Speeches for Department of the Premier

St Helena Bay Winner of R 50 000 Cash Prize in HIV Testing Campaign Agrees to Release Name Publicly

13 December 2011

After initially declining to make her name publicly known, the winner of the R50 000 cash prize in the "Know Your Status and Win"/"Weet en Wen" HIV testing campaign has agreed after consideration to release her name and limited personal information. Read More

Premier Zille Conducts Final Prize Draw of HIV Testing Campaign

13 December 2011

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Project: Bursaries Awarded to 14 Female Students

11 December 2011

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Meet First "Know Your Status and Win" R10 000 Draw Winner

1 December 2011

On Friday, 2 December 2011, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will meet the first winner of a R10 000 cash prize in the "Know Your Status and Win"/"Weet en Wen" HIV testing campaign that makes up the Western Cape Government's 16 Days of Activism for... Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Do Prize Draw for 16 Days of Activism Campaign

29 November 2011

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will do the first small prize draw of the provincial government's 16 Days of Activism campaign, which will see a member of the public who has gone for an HIV test since Monday, 28 November, win R10 000. Read More

16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children: "Get Tested to Win"

24 November 2011

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western CapeToday marks the launch of the Western Cape Government's 16 Days of Activism campaign for no violence against women and children, which will run from 25 November to 10 December 2011. Read More

Cape Gateway Has a New Address

23 October 2011

Welcome to the Cape Gateway website at its new address, www.westerncape.gov.za Read More

Premier Helen Zille to Undertake Official Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Austria

21 September 2011

Between 23 September and 1 October, Premier Helen Zille will lead a delegation of Western Cape Government officials and business representatives on an official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Austria. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Visit Equity Share Scheme in Lutzville

31 August 2011

On Friday, 2 September 2011, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Western Cape Minister for Agriculture Gerrit van Rensburg will visit an equity share scheme in Lutzville. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Officially Open BT's International Routing Facility at Melkbosstrand

21 August 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will join BT Global Services South Africa to officially open BT's new infrastructure within the Melkbosstrand landing station collocation facility in the Western Cape. Read More

Western Cape Government's Communications Tender - The Comprehensive Story

16 August 2011

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Western Cape Government's Communications Tender - The Facts

13 August 2011

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western CapeFirstly, there is absolutely no truth in the suggestion that there was anything improper or unprocedural in awarding this tender. Read More

Western Cape Government's Substance Abuse Strategy: One Year on

10 August 2011

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Media Alert: Premier to Present Latest Achievements in Strategy to Beat Substance Abuse

9 August 2011

Last year, Premier Helen Zille launched the Western Cape Government's comprehensive strategy to beat substance abuse in the province. Read More

Media Alert: Mandela Day - Premier Zille and Provincial Cabinet to Clean Wards at Red Cross Children's Hospital

13 July 2011

On Monday, 18 July, Premier Helen Zille and the rest of the Western Cape Provincial Cabinet will celebrate Mandela Day by spending 67 minutes cleaning wards at the Red Cross Children's Hospital. Read More

Launch of the Provincial Skills Development Forum

12 June 2011

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western CapeToday, we are proud to launch the Provincial Skills Development Forum (PSDF), our government's comprehensive plan to address the skills shortage and future skills demand in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille and Executive Mayor De Lille to Launch "Capeability" Publication on Eve of 2010 FIFA World Cup One-Year Anniversary

9 June 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and City of Cape Town Executive Mayor Patricia De Lille will launch the "Capeability" publication, which showcases the stories and successes that resulted from the Western Cape hosting the 2010 FIFA World... Read More

Media Alert: Premier Helen Zille and Minister Alan Winde to Launch Provincial Skills Development Forum

2 June 2011

This Monday, Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, and Western Cape Minister of Economic Development, Alan Winde, will launch the Provincial Skills Development Forum (PSDF), our government's comprehensive, demand-led plan to drive skills development in... Read More

Helen Zille: Announcement of Cabinet Reshuffle

29 May 2011

Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

New Western Cape Ministerial Handbook: The "No Frills" Approach of Our Government

2 May 2011

Statement by Western Cape Premier Helen ZilleToday, I am pleased to present the Western Cape ministerial handbook recently approved by the Provincial Cabinet. Read More