News and Speeches for Premier of the Western Cape

Premier Helen Zille Receives Memorandum from Disability Group

22 March 2012

On Tuesday, 20 March, Premier Helen Zille received a memorandum submitted by the disability service and advocacy group, Cape Mental Health, calling for the recognition and realisation of the human rights of persons with intellectual disability ahead... Read More

Premier Zille Helps Raise Awareness for World Glaucoma Week (11-17 March)

13 March 2012

On Monday, 12 March, Premier Helen Zille underwent a glaucoma test in order to help raise public awareness for World Glaucoma Week, which is running until 17 March. Read More

World Glaucoma Week: Premier Helen Zille to Undergo Glaucoma Test to Raise Awareness

11 March 2012

On Monday, 12 March, Premier Helen Zille will undergo a glaucoma test to raise public awareness for World Glaucoma Week which runs from 11 to 17 March. The theme for Glaucoma Week in 2012 is "Don't Let Glaucoma Darken Your Life", as decided by the... Read More

Western Cape Government Announces Second Set of Arrests after Corruption-Busting Drive

11 March 2012

On Friday, 9 March 2012, the South African Police Service in George arrested eight individuals, including some former employees of the Western Cape Department of Health, on charges of fraud and corruption. Read More

Premier Helen Zille Welcomes 2012 Pick 'n Pay Cape Argus Cycle Tour Participants

8 March 2012

Premier Helen Zille has welcomed participants in the 2012 Pick 'n Pay Cape Argus Cycle Tour on behalf of the Western Cape Government, ahead of the cycling event on Sunday 11 March. In her welcome statement, she described the cycle tour as an "iconic... Read More