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News and Speeches for Premier of the Western Cape

Heritage Month Honours Awards

19 August 2007

Premier Ebrahim Rasool and the Provincial Government of the Western Cape invite you to nominate people to receive Provincial Honours in Heritage Month 2007. Read More

Premier Welcomes Green Point Go-ahead

4 January 2007


Africa And The Middle-East: Building Economic Bridges In A Divided World

27 November 2006

I have a simple task in a short space of time, and that is to welcome all of you to this Conference, to Cape Town, South Africa and Africa. In Arabic: Ahlan we Sahlan (Our Home is Your Home). Read More

One Man Can Campaign Toolkit Launched

26 November 2006

The One Man Can Action Toolkit is a resource to support South African men to take action to end violence against women in South Africa. Read More

Special Provincial Government Awards at SAFA Commemorative Dinner

26 July 2006

The South African Football Association, in conjunction with the Provincial Government of the Western Cape and the City of Cape Town, will host a Commemorative dinner that seeks to unite Capetonians towards the 2010 World Cup and market Cape Town and... Read More

Western Cape Reviewed by APRM Task Team

17 July 2006

The Premier, Ebrahim Rasool and his EXCO are meeting the APRM Task Team this morning as part of the team's two day visit to the Province. The following is their programme of events: African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Date: 18 July 2006 Read More

Western Cape Celebrates Africa Day

24 May 2006

Africa Day was established by a resolution of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on the day of the OAU's constitution on 25 May 1963 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This year, 2006, is the 43rd anniversary of Africa Day and has been declared as the... Read More

Department of the Premier Conciliation Outcome

26 October 2005

The Department of the Premier has concluded 2 days of conciliation with the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council, regarding the interpretation of a collective agreement, with Mr D Mias as the Conciliator. Read More

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