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News and Speeches for Premier of the Western Cape

New Western Cape Ministerial Handbook: The "No Frills" Approach of Our Government

2 May 2011

Statement by Western Cape Premier Helen ZilleToday, I am pleased to present the Western Cape ministerial handbook recently approved by the Provincial Cabinet. Read More

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

29 March 2011

Department of the Premier: Budget Speech 2011/2012 (Vote 1) Read More

Premier Zille's Statement on NIA Monitoring

9 March 2011

On 8 January 2008 at 06:20 am, my husband Johann answered the phone on the desk in my study. He heard the sound of tapes re-winding and clicking. He then heard a tape recording of conversations that I had had in the room. He made notes of the... Read More

State of the Province Address 2011

17 February 2011

Honourable SpeakerCabinet colleaguesThe Honourable Leader of the OppositionMembers of the diplomatic corpsLeaders of political partiesHonourable members of the national and provincial parliamentsLeaders of local government Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Deliver State of the Province Address

16 February 2011

On Friday, 18 February 2011, Premier Helen Zille will deliver her third State of the Province address for the Western Cape.In her address, the Premier will outline the Western Cape Provincial Government's successes over the past year as well as the... Read More

Media Statement - New Groundbreaking Partnership to Reduce Crime and Drug Abuse in the Helderberg Area

10 January 2011

Today, the Western Cape Government and the City of Cape Town officially launched a new crime and drug reduction partnership project in the Helderberg area. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Launch Drug and Crime Reduction Partnership in Helderberg

10 January 2011

Tomorrow, Premier Helen Zille, Provincial Minister of Social Development Patricia de Lille and Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member for Social Development, Cllr Grant Pascoe, will launch a drug and crime reduction partnership project in the Helderberg. Read More

A Comprehensive Plan to Beat Substance Abuse

10 January 2011

When we assumed office a year ago, Cabinet identified a critical need for a comprehensive strategy to combat substance abuse in the province. Read More

A Comprehensive Plan to Beat Substance Abuse

10 January 2011

A Comprehensive Plan to Beat Substance Abuse Read More

Passing of Business Interests of Employees Bill in the Western Cape Marks a Watershed in Curbing Corruption in the Public Service

7 December 2010

Today, I signed into law the Business Interests of Employees Bill recently passed by the Western Cape Provincial legislature. This marks a watershed for rooting out corruption and cronyism in the public service. The Bill has been signed into law a... Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Sign into Law the Business Interests Of Employees Bill on the Eve of International Anti-Corruption Day

7 December 2010

Today, Premier Helen Zille will sign into law the Business Interests of Employees Bill recently passed by the Western Cape provincial legislature. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Visit Integrated Roadblock to Trace Maintenance Defaulters

5 December 2010

This morning, 6 December, Premier Helen Zille and Provincial Minister of Social Development Patricia De Lille will visit a integrated roadblock in Mitchell's Plain to trace maintenance defaulters. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Accompany CDWs on a Visit to Maintenance Beneficiaries

28 November 2010

Today, 29 November, Premier Helen Zille will accompany community development workers (CDWs) on a visit to maintenance beneficiaries, living in the Philippi area, who are owed money and have not collected it. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Lead March in Support of the "16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children" in Franschoek

25 November 2010

Tomorrow, 27 November, Premier Zille will lead a march in support of the "16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children" in Groendal, Franschoek. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Launch Western Cape Provincial Government's 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign

23 November 2010

Today, 24 November, Premier Helen Zille and the Provincial Minister of Social Development Patricia De Lille will mark the launch of the Western Cape Provincial Government's 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign. Read More

"16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children: End of the road for maintenance defaulters"

23 November 2010

Today, marks the official launch of the Western Cape Provincial Government's 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which will run from 25 November to 10 December 2010. Read More

Premier Zille to become The First South African to Join the Johnnie Walker Join the Pact Campaign

1 November 2010

Today, Premier Helen Zille will become the first South African to sign the pledge wall of the Johnnie Walker Join the Pact campaign. She will be accompanied by Provincial Minister of Community Safety Albert Fritz and Provincial Minister of Transport... Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Meet Boxer Mzonke "The Rose of Khayelitsha" Fana

20 October 2010

This morning, Premier Helen Zille will be meeting Mzonke Fana who recently won the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Super Featherweight title. Read More

Provincial Governance and Development - Review of the South African Experience

13 October 2010

Introduction Thank you for the opportunity to present a review of the South African experience of provincial government since 1994. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Present Paper at the Democracy Development Programme's Sixth Annual Conference

12 October 2010

Tomorrow, 14 October, Premier Helen Zille will present a paper at the Democracy Development Programme's sixth Annual Conference in Durban. Read More

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