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Economic Development Agency Gets Cabinet Approval

17 August 2011

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and TourismToday, the Provincial Cabinet gave in-principle approval for the formation of a Western Cape Economic Development Agency (EDA). Read More

Minister Carlisle Responds to SA Roadlink Legal Action Threat

17 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has warned SA Roadlink that threats of legal action will not deter him from rigorous inspection of all public transport vehicles in the Province. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Attend Housing Handover Ceremony

17 August 2011

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and Breede Valley Mayor, Basil Kivedo, will attend a housing handover ceremony at the De Doorns Housing Development on Friday, 19 August 2011, at 10:45. Read More

Minister van Rensburg Wishes China Wine Delegation Good Luck

17 August 2011

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, yesterday (17 August 2011) gave his best wishes to the South African wine delegation which will participate in the fifth Yantai International Wine Festival in Yantai,... Read More

Stand up and be Counted: Census 2011

16 August 2011

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development Read More

Scores Line Up for Chrysalis Academy Interviews

16 August 2011

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development 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 and UWC Partner to Boost Regional Economics Research

15 August 2011

At an official ceremony on Tuesday, Western Cape Minister of Economic Development, Alan Winde, and University of the Western Cape Rector, Professor Brian O'Connell, signed a groundbreaking new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Read More

Minister Carlisle: All SA Roadlink Buses Entering Western Cape to be Stopped and Inspected

14 August 2011

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksWhilst I am always pleased to see new buses being added to fleets, our provincial experience with SA Roadlink is getting worse, not better. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

14 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyThe past weekend's alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 959 vehicles stopped as part of the Provincial Government's Safely Home Campaign. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Government Partners with UWC to Boost Economic Research

14 August 2011

On Tuesday, Western Cape Minister of Economic Development, Alan Winde, and University of the Western Cape Rector, Professor Brian O'Connell, will sign a groundbreaking new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Read More

Media Alert: Provincial Government Will Support 20 Local Wine Exhibitors at the Fifth Yantai International Wine Festival

14 August 2011

The Western Cape Province is a member of the Regional Leaders Forum, consisting of Bavaria (Federal Republic of Germany), Quebec (Canada), Upper Austria (Austria), Shandong (People's Republic of China), Georgia (United States of America) and Sao... Read More

Tender Awarded for Major Road Repair: N12 between Oudtshoorn and George

14 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has said that a tender for major repairs to the N12 between George and Oudtshoorn has been awarded.The Minister visited the damaged road on Friday morning. 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

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle Opens New Roadworthy Testing Station near Airport

10 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Western Cape Minister for Transport and Public Works, will speak at the ceremonial opening of the DEKRA Cape Town Airport Vehicle Roadworthy Test Centre at 11:00 on Thursday, 11 August. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle Hands over Taxi Association's Hlokomela Cheque at Nyanga

10 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has been invited by the South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) to hand over a cheque to a production company that entertained 200 gogos on Women's Day. Read More

Media Alert: Consular Corp Visit Set to Drive Investment in Film Studio

10 August 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Ministers of Economic Development, Alan Winde, and of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will escort the foreign Consular Corp on a tour of the Cape Town Film Studio. Read More

Swift Action by Provincial Traffic Officer Leads to Arrest of Alleged Copper Thieves

10 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyProvincial traffic officer Bronzin Julies's swift action on Monday led to the arrest of two men on the N2 outside Grabouw found to have been in possession of stolen copper cables to the value... 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

Minister Carlisle Sends Stern Warning to Taxi Industry

10 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has said that for the past 18 months "there has not been a single death in taxi-related violence in the Western Cape". Read More

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