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News and Speeches for Western Cape Government

Minister Fritz: Update on Building Blocks Investigation

14 June 2011

Statement by Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Address Youth Leadership Conference

14 June 2011

Tomorrow, Minister Grant will be attending and speaking at the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) "Take the Lead" Youth Day conference at Welwitschia Primary School in Delft. Read More

Safe Mountain Day to be Launched by Table Mountain Forum

14 June 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato Read More

Intended Closure of Salt River Moslem Primary School

14 June 2011

In May, the school governing body of Salt River Moslem Primary School received a letter from Minister Donald Grant informing them of his intention to close the school.The reasons behind the intended closure of the school are as follows: Read More

Media Alert: Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Supports World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

13 June 2011

On Wednesday, 15 June 2011, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will host World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at the Bonteheuwel Civic Centre. Read More

Media Alert: Public Meeting in Middelpos, Saldanha

12 June 2011

Today, 13 June 2011, the Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will be hosting a public meeting in Middelpos, Saldanha Bay. 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

New Forensic Pathology Laboratory Set to Improve Health Services in Winelands

9 June 2011

The newly constructed Forensic Pathology Laboratory in Paarl was officially opened today and complements the expansion of health facilities in the Winelands, with the official opening of the Emergency Unit at Paarl Hospital last year and the... 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

Department of Local Government Provides Post-Election Support to Municipalities

8 June 2011

Media Statement by Minister Anton BredellI am pleased to announce that 23 local municipal councils have been successfully established in the Western Cape. They have had their first council meetings and have elected councillors to various positions. Read More

Minister Robin Carlisle Sets New Level Crossing Target for the Western Cape

8 June 2011

Robin Carlisle, Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has set a new Level Crossing Target for the Province. Read More

Support Provided to Flooded Regions in the Western Cape

8 June 2011

Media Statement by Minister Anton BredellToday, two officials from the Provincial Disaster Management Centre (PDMC) went to the Eden region to offer support and assistance after heavy rainfall prevailed for a few days, causing damage to property and... Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of Paarl Forensic Pathology Laboratory

8 June 2011

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha, will officially open the new Paarl Forensic Pathology Facility on the premises of the TC Newman Community Health Centre tomorrow, 10 June 2011. Read More

Numerous Western Cape Schools Temporarily Closed Due to Severe Weather Conditions

8 June 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantRecent severe weather conditions across South Africa have led to the temporary closure of 41 of our province's schools. An additional 35 schools are also experiencing high levels of absenteeism. Read More

View Lunar Eclipse at the Taalmonument

7 June 2011

The only total lunar eclipse visible from South Africa during 2011 will take place on Wednesday, 15 June 2011. The most spectacular part of the eclipse will happen from 20:25 when one side of the moon will start to darken as it moves into the earth'... Read More

Mobile Thusongs to Bring Services to All

6 June 2011

The Department of Local Government will be rolling out Thusong Mobiles in communities across the Western Cape throughout this year. Read More

Minister Meyer Warns Learners of the Dangers of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

6 June 2011

As a result of recent reports relating to performance-enhancing drug abuse in schools, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, has issued a stern warning to learners. Read More

WCED Still on Track to Meet Its Infrastructure Objectives

6 June 2011

In order to meet the growing demand for schools in the Delft area, two primary schools and two high schools are currently being built in Delft as part of the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) infrastructure plan. Read More

Red Cross Children's Hospital: Message of Thanks

6 June 2011

This message was posted on the Children's Hospital Trust's Facebook fan page by a grateful parent of a patient at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Read More

Media Alert: Ivan Meyer and Tim Noakes to Hand over Kit for WP Transplant Athletes

5 June 2011

On Monday, 6 June 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, and Professor Tim Noakes, will be handing over the official kit colours to the Western Province Transplant Sports Association athletes, who will be... Read More

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