News and Speeches for Premier of the Western Cape

Premier Zille to Meet Principals and Health Facility Managers on Water Crisis

24 January 2018

Premier Zille to Meet Principals and Health Facility Managers on Water Crisis Read More

WC Cabinet Receives Security Briefing and Takes Resolution on Water Crisis

24 January 2018

WC Cabinet Receives Security Briefing from SAPS; Takes Resolution on Water Crisis Funding Read More

Premier Zille to Meet National Disaster Management and Others on Water Crisis

23 January 2018

Premier Helen Zille will meet National Disaster Management, the South African Police Service (SAPS), the South African Defence Force (SANDF), the State Security Agency and other role players in Cape Town today. Read More

Premier Zille Calls for National Drought Disaster Declaration

23 January 2018

Premier Helen Zille has written to President Jacob Zuma requesting that a National Disaster be declared due to the ongoing drought. Read More

Premier Zille Congratulates WC Learners at Matric Awards Ceremony

11 January 2018

Premier Zille Congratulates WC Learners at Matric Awards Ceremony Read More

Condolences on the Passing of Gerald Morkel

10 January 2018

Condolences on the Passing of Gerald Morkel Read More

Maths and Music Programmes Recognised at Ministerial Youth Awards

29 November 2017

Maths and Music Programmes Recognised at Ministerial Youth Awards Read More

Premier Zille visits provincial disaster management centre

24 November 2017

The Provincial Government has completed the equipping of boreholes in Beaufort West, with supply projects in Kynsna and Kannaland expected to reach completion by the end of January. These municipalities are amongst those with the highest risk of... Read More

Liquor outlets must obey the law on Black Friday

23 November 2017

With Black Friday sales attracting thousands of shoppers tomorrow 24 November 2017, Premier Helen Zille has called on all liquor outlets to remain vigilant in upholding the law and not to sell alcohol to minors. Read More

Winners of the After School Leadership Excellence Award Announced

6 November 2017

Winners of the After School Leadership Excellence Award Announced Read More

Western Cape Leads the Country in Clean Governance

2 November 2017

Western Cape Leads the Country in Clean Governance  Read More

The Cape Water Crisis – FAQs and honest answers

30 October 2017

Premier Zille answers the most frequently asked questions about the Cape water crisis. Read More

Western Cape Government leading the way in energy and water savings

19 October 2017

The WCG is set to save R500 000 per annum in electricity costs from solar PV panels on the rooftops of its Cape Town buildings, and is saving an estimated 25 600 litres of water a day after converting 320 conventional flush urinals into waterless... Read More

Premier to provide update on province's sustainable development initiatives

18 October 2017

Tomorrow, Thursday 19 October 2017, Premier Helen Zille will provide a progress update on the province’s sustainable development initiatives - including energy and water saving. Read More

Deadline for comment on Draft Bill for Commissioner for Children extended

18 October 2017

The deadline for comment on the Bill for the appointment of a Commissioner for Children has been extended to 17 November 2017. The previous deadline was 31 October 2017. Read More

False claims involving WCG employee dismissed

17 October 2017

Today’s Cape Argus front page carries false claims. Read More

National Response to Western Cape’s SANDF Request a Step in the Right Direction

11 October 2017

National Response to Western Cape’s SANDF Request a Step in the Right Direction Read More

WC Cabinet to Discuss SANDF Intervention in Fight Against Gang Violence

9 October 2017

WC Cabinet to Discuss SANDF Intervention in Fight Against Gang Violence Read More

We Reject Malicious Argus Front-Page Lead

6 October 2017

We Reject Malicious Argus Front-Page Lead Read More

Premier Zille Welcomes Clean Bill of Financial Health for Western Cape

5 October 2017

Premier Zille Welcomes Clean Bill of Financial Health for Western Cape Read More