News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Western Cape Health Minister Calls on Doctors Not to Strike, but Talk

30 June 2009

Following national governments OSD offers to doctors this week, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, is calling on all doctors not to take up strike action. Read More

Elusive Harvest book launch

29 June 2009

On the photograph: Dr David Read More

Department of Transport and Public Works Lays Criminal Charges againts George Taxi Operators

25 June 2009

Media Statement by Western Cape Department of Transport and Public WorksGeorge Taxi Thuggery will not be Tolerated Read More

Department of Transport and Public Works Lays Criminal Charges againts George Taxi Operators

25 June 2009

Media Statement by Western Cape Department of Transport and Public WorksGeorge Taxi Thuggery will not be Tolerated Read More

Child Protection is Everyone's Business

21 June 2009

Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Social Development, has noted with grave concern the daily reports of acts of violence and abuse against children. These range from physical and mental abuse, to their kidnapping, rape and murder. Read More

Announcement by the WHO on elevation of Influenza A (H1N1) to global pandemic status on 11th June 2009

16 June 2009

Media Statement 12 June 2009 Announcement by the WHO on elevation of Influenza A (H1N1) to global pandemic status on 11th June 2009 Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Visit the Cape Town Book Fair

14 June 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner will on Monday 15 June 2009 be visiting the Cape Town Book Fair, to show his support for the valuable work the department's library and language services are doing... Read More

One Year to Go to 2010 FIFA World Cup Celebrations and FANJOL

11 June 2009

To celebrate the long awaited kick-off of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting a FANJOL in Plettenberg Bay on Sunday, 14 June 2009. Live screenings of the Confederations Cup opening ceremony... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner Hand Over Kits to 2010 Football Ambassadors

11 June 2009

As part of the nation wide One Year to go to 2010 celebrations, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Sakkie Jenner, will be honouring the valuable role played by the province's 2010 Football Ambassadors in developing... Read More

Provincial Department of Health Needs Doctors - Apply Now for Vacancies

4 June 2009

The Western Cape Provincial Department of Health urgently needs doctors (medical officers). The department is currently experiencing major service pressures in child health, obstetric care and emergency care. Read More

MEC of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation to Welcome Iraqi Soccer Team

4 June 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner together with the Iraqi ambassador to South Africa, Mr Rasheed Alawsy; will on Saturday 6 June 2009 welcome the Iraqi soccer team, when they arrive at Cape Town... Read More