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Krismisbox - Round Three of Delivery

25 September 2005

The Western Cape Government is continuing with the style of work that has made it stand out as committed to delivery since the 2004 elections. Read More

Software Freedom Day

7 September 2005

The Western Cape Province will join the rest of the world in celebrating Software Freedom Day (SFD) on the 10th of September. This global event is aimed at highlighting the virtues and availability of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and how... Read More

Premier and Province to Act Firmly and Speedily on Taxi Report

6 September 2005

"As a Provincial Government we are motivated by a vision we have for the transport and taxi industry in the Western Cape to be strengthened in its continuing role as a driver of BEE, SMME development and as probably Government's most direct... Read More

Memorial Service for the Late Com T

16 August 2005

Various role players including the Provincial Government will host a Memorial Service [at which Provincial Leaders will speak] for the late Christmas Tinto, better known as Com T, as follows: Venue: St Georges Cathedral, Cape Town Read More

Statement on the Death of Comrade Christmas Tinto

14 August 2005

"The Western Cape Government was privileged to honour Christmas Tinto last year with one of its highest accolades in the form of the Provincial Honours Award in recognition of many decades of leadership in both the African National Congress and... Read More

50 Years of the Freedom Charter: 26 June 2005

20 June 2005

A Time of Great Political Challenges The Congress of the People. Volunteers Collect the People's DemandsKliptown, 25th and 26th June 1955 Read More

Message from the Premier on International Children's Day

31 May 2005

Children everywhere depend entirely on the support and love they receive from us. Sadly, many of our children are neglected, abused, abandoned or live in dire poverty. Read More

Family Killings in Milnerton and Beacon Valley

17 May 2005

"The Western Cape is in mourning. Two family killings involving among others, six children, must cause us as a Province to reflect very deeply on what is going wrong in our society. Read More

Minibus Taxi Industry Committee of Enquiry to Provide Progress at Media Briefing

16 May 2005

The Committee of Enquiry into the Underlying Reasons for the Instability and Conflict in the Minibus Taxi Industry within the Cape Metropolitan Area under its Chairperson, Adv. Read More

Cape Gateway Version 2 Development - Call for Expressions of Interest

10 May 2005

The Centre for e-Innovation (CeI) has called for expressions of interest for the redevelopment of the Cape Gateway portal and its associated content management system (CMS). The CeI is the Provincial Government of the Western Cape's e-government... Read More

Cabinet and Ports Authority Plan Role of Harbours in Economic Growth

19 April 2005

"Today, the National Ports Authority [NPA] and the Ports Manager, Mr Sanjay Govan hosted the Western Cape Cabinet. This is significant for the future economic growth of the Western Cape. This Province relies on a functioning and efficient set of... Read More

Premier Responds to Floods

6 April 2005

In general the rain in the Western Cape is very welcome. Many people have prayed for rain and the citizens of the Province have come to grips with changing climatic conditions, including trying to adhere to water restrictions. Read More

Provincial Government of the Western Cape Launches an e-Literacy Project

17 March 2005

On 17 March 2005, the Cape Skills e-Literacy Pilot Project was initiated with the signing of an agreement between the provincial government and, an NGO focusing on promoting the effective use of information and communications technology... Read More

Legacy Should Not Be Rushed: Sculptures honouring South Africa's four Nobel Peace Prize Laureates to be unveiled in 2005

30 November 2004

The eagerly anticipated unveiling of sculptures depicting South Africa's four Nobel Peace Prize Laureates on Nobel Square at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town is scheduled to take place during the second half of 2005. Read More

Celebrating Partnerships in the Emerging Information Society

22 November 2004

Provincial and Local e-Government objectives will come under sharp scrutiny through a collaborative agreement to be signed on Tuesday 23 November 2004 by the Premier of the Western Cape, Ebrahim Rasool and the Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Nomaindia... Read More

Cabinet Meets Labour and Consular Corps on 17 November 2004

15 November 2004

Media alerts - immediate - 16 November 2004 The Provincial Cabinet will engage with two important sectors tomorrow as follows: Read More

Film Making - a Strategic Industry Says Premier

15 November 2004

Extracts from Premier's speech at opening of the Sithengi Film Festival Read More

Premier to Give Feedback on Cabinet Lekgotla Today

4 August 2004

Media alert - immediate The Provincial Cabinet held a Lekgotla this Tuesday and Wednesday in Saldanah Bay. The Premier will provide feedback from the Lekgotla which solidified this Government's work toward the Home for All at a Media Conference as... Read More

Director-General Appointed as Visiting Professor at the University of Cape Town

23 May 2004

The Director-General, Dr Gilbert Lawrence, has been appointed as a visiting professor in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine. Read More