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City of Cape Town Outlines Commemorative Events to Honour Mandela

7 December 2013

City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Alderman Patricia de Lille, today confirmed the events that the City will host to honour the late Nelson Mandela. Read More

Nelson Mandela Places of Tribute in Matzikama

7 December 2013

Places of Tribute for the Matzikama Municipality are being updated and will be available from 8 December 2013. Read More

City Holds Special Council Meeting and Inter-faith Service

7 December 2013

The City of Cape Town will host two events tomorrow, 8 December 2013, as part of its commemorations of the late Nelson Mandela. Special Council meetingThe City will host a special Council meeting during which the City’s elected representatives t Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Outline Western Cape Government Plans for Madiba Mourning Period

6 December 2013

Premier Helen Zille to outline plans today, 6 December 2013, for Nelson Mandela mourning period. Read More

A Nation United in Grief

6 December 2013

Today, South Africa lost the greatest son of its soil. Today the rainbow nation lost its father. Today, we are a nation united in grief. It is with deep and profound sadness that we say: Lala ngoxolo Tata. Asoze sikulibale (Rest in peace Tata, we... Read More

Media Centre at the Grand Parade

6 December 2013

The City of Cape Town has set up a dedicated Media Centre for all accredited journalists at the City Hall on the Grand Parade in Darling Street. Read More

Road Closures in and Around the Grand Parade

6 December 2013

The City of Cape Town is doing its utmost to ensure that residents are afforded the opportunity to mourn the loss of former president Nelson Mandela in a dignified manner. Read More

City to host Inter-faith Service on Grand Parade

6 December 2013

The City of Cape Town will host an inter-faith service on the Grand Parade honouring former State President, Nelson Mandela, who passed away last night. Read More

Arrangements for the Laying to Rest of Former President Nelson Mandela

6 December 2013

Issued by the PresidencyCompatriots and friends around the world.We meet on the second day of the passing of our beloved founding president of a free and democratic South Africa, His Excellency Nelson Mandela. Read More

Mayor De Lille's Speech at Inter-faith Service to Honour Former President Mandela

6 December 2013

Good evening, goeie aand, molweni, as-salaam alaikum.I would like to thank you all for joining us this evening.Thank you for coming from all over the city to mourn and reflect on the passing of Tata Madiba. Read More

The Passing of a Revolutionary Soul

6 December 2013

Press Statement by the Dean of Cape Town, The Very Reverend Michael Weeder Rolihlahla Nelson Dalibhunga Madiba Mandela, in the late hours of Thursday, 5 December, passed on from this place. Read More

Media Alert: Premier to Attend Commemoration of International Day for Persons with Disabilities

3 December 2013

On Tuesday, 3 December, Premier Helen Zille will attend a commemoration of International Day for Persons with Disabilities being hosted by the City of Cape Town, University of the Western Cape (UWC) and Western Cape Network on Disability in... Read More

Message from Premier Helen Zille on International Day for People with Disabilities

3 December 2013

International Day of People with Disabilities is an important day for celebrating inclusivity and celebrating everyone’s contribution to building one nation with one future. Read More

Western Cape Government to Create R832 Million in Opportunities in Breede Valley Municipality

27 November 2013

Premier Helen Zille and the Western Cape Cabinet visited Worcester on 26 November 2013 for a Cabinet Outreach session to engage with local stakeholders in the region. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Lead Cabinet Outreach in Worcester

25 November 2013

Premier Helen Zille and the Western Cape Cabinet will visit Worcester for a Cabinet Outreach Session on Tuesday 26 November 2013. Read More

Zuma Sits Quietly Despite Earlier Warning that ANC Would Abuse a State Event

31 October 2013

Statement by Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Apply for New Smart ID Card

28 October 2013

On Tuesday, 29 October 2013, Premier Helen Zille will apply for a new smart ID card at the Department of Home Affairs as part of efforts to increase public awareness about the roll-out of the new high-security identity cards that were officially... Read More

George Municipality to Benefit From R1 Billion Investment

15 October 2013

Western Cape Government outlines the strategies and plans for the George Municipality to create more opportunities for the people. Read More

Premier Zille Welcomes Constitutional Court Ruling

1 October 2013

We welcome the ruling of the Constitutional Court dismissing Minister Mthethwa’s application against the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry. Read More

Premier and Minister to Launch Walk4Health Lifestyle Wellness Initiative

30 September 2013

On Tuesday, 1 October, Premier Helen Zille and Western Cape Health Minister Theuns Botha will launch the Western Cape Government’s Walk4Health initiative, which aims to promote a culture of wellness through encouraging the adoption of active... Read More