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The Western Cape Government Honours Madiba

5 December 2014

Today, as we commemorate the one year anniversary of his death, the Western Cape Government will pay tribute to Madiba and honour his legacy with evening laser projections of his face on Table Mountain. The Tribute Laser Display will run on 5 and 6... Read More

The First 20 Year Beyond Programme Volunteers Graduate

1 December 2014

The first group of the the Western Cape Government's Year Beyond Programme have graduated!  Read More

Premier Helen Zille to Address the Public Private Health Forum

24 November 2014

Today, 24 November, 2014, Premier Helen Zille will address the Public Private Health Forum’s last meeting for this year. Read More

Premier Announces Winners of 2014 Premier's Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards

23 November 2014

This week (Thursday, 20 November 2014), at a gala ceremony in Cape Town, Premier Helen Zille announced the winners of the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards for 2014. Read More

Western Cape Government to Honour Top Entrepreneurs

20 November 2014

The Western Cape’s top entrepreneurs will be recognised at the second Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards taking place tonight, 20 November 2014. Read More

Western Cape Government Public Art Competition

14 November 2014

The Western Cape Government would like to extend their gratitude to all the competition entrants for their innovative Public Art Competition submissions made in celebration of 20 years of democracy and the World Design Capital title awarded to Cape... Read More

Year Beyond Programme Volunteer Applications Extended

3 November 2014

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

Premier Zille and Minister Winde to Host Second Annual Sector Connect Event

21 October 2014

On Thursday 23 October, Premier Helen Zille and Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, will address members of the Western Cape’s various sector promotion bodies on the province’s number one strategic priority: economic growth and job... Read More

Provincial Honours Awards 2014: Call for Nominations

13 October 2014

Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western CapeToday the Western Cape Government officially opened the process for submissions for the 2014 Provincial Honours Awards nominations. Read More

Public Art Competition Closing Date and Judging Panel

9 October 2014

Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Today we are pleased to announce the judging panel who will be evaluating all the entries for the Western Cape Government’s Art Competition. The closing date for entries is 15 October 2014. Read More

Premier Zille to Conduct Oversight Visits to 110% Green Projects

25 September 2014

110% Green Tour: Premier Helen Zille to conduct oversight visits to 110% Green Projects Read More

Media Alert: Premier and Minister to Hand Over Safety Kiosk in Khayelitsha

22 September 2014

Today, 22 September, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, and Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will hand over a safety kiosk to the community of Khayelitsha in partnership with the Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrade... Read More

Western Cape Government Leads MPAT Results Yet Again

17 September 2014

The latest Management Performance Assessment tool (MPAT) report once again shows a record of  good governance in the Western Cape. According to the final moderated results of the 2013 MPAT cycle, the Western Cape is the best-performing province. Read More

Premier Zille Launches the Western Cape Government’s Year Beyond Programme

10 September 2014

Today, 10 September 2014, Premier Helen Zille, Minister Debbie Schafer and Minister Nomafrench Mbombo launched a new flagship initiative called the Year Beyond programme. Read More

Premier Helen Zille to Launch the Year Beyond Programme

9 September 2014

Tomorrow, 10 September 2014, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, Minister Debbie Schafer and Minister Nomafrench Mbombo will be launching an exciting new initiative called the Year Beyond programme. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille and Minister Schäfer Announce NSC Targets

8 September 2014

Today, 8 September 2014, Premier Helen Zille and Minister Debbie Schäfer will be announcing the Western Cape’s targets for the upcoming National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

Western Cape Optimistic of Improved Matric Results Again This Year

8 September 2014

In just over a month, our full-time candidates will begin to write the 2014 National Senior Certificate Examinations (NSC) on the 27 October. Read More

Premier Zille Joins Ministers in Launching Free WiFi in Atlantis

27 August 2014

Free WiFi will benefit local communities and help boost the economy. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille and Minister Winde to Officially Launch WiFi Hotpsots

26 August 2014

On 27 August 2014, Premier Helen Zille, Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde and Western Cape Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer, will officially launch another WiFi hotspot, part of the project which will link 50 000... Read More