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News and Speeches for Premier of the Western Cape

Premier Helen Zille Welcomes Constitutional Court Ruling on Judge Hlophe Case

1 April 2012

On Friday, 30 March 2012, the Constitutional Court decided unanimously that it will not hear Judge John Hlophe's appeal in the matter relating to my original court action in the Cape High Court against the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). Read More

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

Department of the Premier Budget Speech 2012

22 March 2012

Honourable Speaker, Cabinet Members, Leader of the Opposition, Leaders of political parties, Honourable members, Director-General, Colleagues and friends, Citizens of the Western Cape, 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

State of the Province Address 2012

16 February 2012

The Honourable Acting Speaker, Honourable Members of the Provincial Cabinet, The Honourable Leader of the Opposition, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, The Honourable Leader of the Official Opposition in the National Assembly, Read More

State of the Province Address 2012

16 February 2012

The Honourable Acting Speaker, Honourable Members of the Provincial Cabinet, The Honourable Leader of the Opposition, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, The Honourable Leader of the Official Opposition in the National Assembly, Read More

Premier Helen Zille Hosts Animal Welfare Summit

31 January 2012

On Tuesday, 31 January, Premier Helen Zille hosted a summit with Western Cape animal welfare organisations, working with domestic animals as part of an effort to ensure an integrated and coordinated approach to promoting animal welfare and ensuring... Read More

St Helena Bay Winner of R 50 000 Cash Prize in HIV Testing Campaign Agrees to Release Name Publicly

13 December 2011

After initially declining to make her name publicly known, the winner of the R50 000 cash prize in the "Know Your Status and Win"/"Weet en Wen" HIV testing campaign has agreed after consideration to release her name and limited personal information. Read More

Premier Zille Conducts Final Prize Draw of HIV Testing Campaign

13 December 2011

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Project: Bursaries Awarded to 14 Female Students

11 December 2011

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Department of the Premier 2011/2012 Budget Adjustments (Vote 1)

1 December 2011

I would like to thank the Director-General and his colleagues in the Department of the Premier for their role in finalising our 2011/2012 Budget Adjustments. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Meet First "Know Your Status and Win" R10 000 Draw Winner

1 December 2011

On Friday, 2 December 2011, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will meet the first winner of a R10 000 cash prize in the "Know Your Status and Win"/"Weet en Wen" HIV testing campaign that makes up the Western Cape Government's 16 Days of Activism for... Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Do Prize Draw for 16 Days of Activism Campaign

29 November 2011

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will do the first small prize draw of the provincial government's 16 Days of Activism campaign, which will see a member of the public who has gone for an HIV test since Monday, 28 November, win R10 000. Read More

16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children: "Get Tested to Win"

24 November 2011

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western CapeToday marks the launch of the Western Cape Government's 16 Days of Activism campaign for no violence against women and children, which will run from 25 November to 10 December 2011. Read More

Cape Gateway Has a New Address

23 October 2011

Welcome to the Cape Gateway website at its new address, www.westerncape.gov.za Read More

Premier Helen Zille to Undertake Official Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Austria

21 September 2011

Between 23 September and 1 October, Premier Helen Zille will lead a delegation of Western Cape Government officials and business representatives on an official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Austria. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Visit Equity Share Scheme in Lutzville

31 August 2011

On Friday, 2 September 2011, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Western Cape Minister for Agriculture Gerrit van Rensburg will visit an equity share scheme in Lutzville. Read More

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