News and Speeches for Department of the Premier

Inside Government: In the event of a total blackout

31 August 2015

The stand-out meeting of the past week was the Premier’s Co-ordinating Forum (PCF), a statutory quarterly get-together of the Province’s Mayors and the Western Cape cabinet, at which we discuss issues that require intergovernmental co-operation. We... Read More

Khayelitsha Commission anniversary: WCG committed to implementation

26 August 2015

Khayelitsha Commission anniversary: WCG committed to implementation Read More

News Alert: Government meets Business: Premier to present on behalf of the WCG

25 August 2015

Government meets Business: Premier to present on behalf of the WCG Read More

Media Alert: Premier to hold Khayelitsha Commission anniversary briefing

25 August 2015

Premier to hold Khayelitsha Commission anniversary briefing Read More

Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry joint task team to be established

24 August 2015

KHAYELITSHA COMMISSION OF INQUIRY: JOINT TASK TEAM TO BE ESTABLISHED Read More

Inside Government: Putting the “Go” back in George

24 August 2015

Government is a roller coaster. The highs are as high as the lows are low, and the brief passage between them can be as stomach churning. Read More

Media Alert: Premier to open multi-million rand medical imaging department

19 August 2015

Premier to open multi-million rand imaging department at the Red Cross Hospital Read More

Media alert: Premier to participate in Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry debate

19 August 2015

Premier to participate in Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry debate Read More

Media statement: WCG to initiate intergovernmental dispute about harbours

18 August 2015

WCG to initiate intergovernmental dispute about harbours Read More

Media release: Premier to hold State of the Harbours briefing

17 August 2015

Tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 August 2015, Premier Helen Zille will brief the Western Cape fishing community on the ‘State of the Harbours’ in the Province. Read More

Inside Government: The trade-off between clean audits and innovative government

17 August 2015

A regular news items at this time of the year is the Auditor-General’s announcement of provincial audit outcomes.     Read More

Media Alert: Premier to open workshop on policing needs in Khayelitsha

13 August 2015

Tomorrow, 14 August 2015, Premier Helen Zille will open the Khayelitsha Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop. The workshop will result in a practical and implementable safety plan. In the case of this community, the plan will... Read More

Inside Government: An anniversary we don’t want to be celebrating

11 August 2015

On 25 August, it will be exactly a year since Judge Kate O’Regan and Advocate Vusi Pikoli handed me the 500-page report compiled, after months of hearings, which included both written submissions and testimony from over 100 witnesses, in the... Read More

Khayelitsha Commission Anniversary: Classified SAPS report

7 August 2015

In August 2012, the Premier established the O’Regan Commission of Inquiry into allegations of police inefficiency in Khayelitsha.  On 25 August 2014, the Commission completed its work, and a copy of the report was handed to the Western Cape... Read More

Khayelitsha Commission: Premier Zille and Minister Plato hold progress briefing

6 August 2015

Tomorrow, 7 August 2015, Premier Helen Zille and Minister of Community Safety Dan Plato will brief the media on progress relating to the implementation of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry’s recommendations.    Read More