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News and Speeches for Premier of the Western Cape

Department Of the Premier Diverts Women's Month Events Funds To Bursaries For Girls

12 August 2009

Statement by Helen Zille The Department of the Premier in the Western Cape Provincial Government has decided to cancel all of its Women's Month events for 2009 and instead use the funds for bursaries for girl primary school learners. Read More

Budget Speech 2009/2010: Department of the Premier (Vote 1)

18 June 2009

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

State of the Province Address: May 2009

28 May 2009

Honourable Speaker Cabinet colleagues Leader of the Opposition Members of the Diplomatic Corps Leaders of political parties Honourable Members Leaders of local government Director-General and Heads of Department Religious leaders Read More

Appointment of the Western Cape Provincial Cabinet

7 May 2009

Today a new cabinet for the Western Cape Provincial Government will be sworn in by Judge Yvonne Mokgoro of the Constitutional Court. I have appointed this cabinet in terms of my delegated responsibilities in Section 42 (2) of the Constitution of... Read More

Premier Helen Zille Announces her Cabinet

6 May 2009

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will tomorrow, 8 May 2009, announce her Cabinet at a press conference. The announcement will be followed by the swearing in of the cabinet by a Constitutional Court Judge, Justice Yvonne Mokgoro, and press... Read More

Acceptance Speech by Newly Elected Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille

5 May 2009

SpeakerHonourable membersJustice Dennis DavisFamily, friends and colleaguesWith humility, I accept the office of Premier entrusted to me by the honourable members of this house, on the mandate of the electorate. Read More

New Western Cape Premier to Host Press Conference

4 May 2009

The new Premier of the Western Cape will tomorrow, Wednesday 6 May 2009, be sworn in by the Acting Judge President of the Western Cape High Court, Honourable Justice Janet Traverso, who will also preside over the election of the Speaker and Deputy... Read More

Western Cape Government and Microsoft Launch 'e-Googlethu'

26 March 2009

The Western Cape Government and Microsoft will this weekend launch 'e-Googlethu' Cape Access Centre, the nineteenth of its kind, empowering the community of Gugulethu with direct and free access to computers and the internet. Read More

Drive to Recruit 5 000 FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009 Volunteers

31 July 2008

Johannesburg, July 1 2008   Thousands of South Africans will from today get the unique opportunity to be part of the FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009, as the volunteer application process for the tournament got underway. Read More

Upgrade and Lease of Philippi Stadium for 2010 Fifa World Cup (tm) Training Facility

19 June 2008

Today the Western Cape Government is posting the official tender for the upgrading of the Philippi Stadium as a Specific Training Venue for the 2010 FIFA World Cup?. Read More

Media Alert: Press Conference on IDP Disaster

9 June 2008

The Director-General of the Western Cape Government, Ms Virginia Peterson, and the Head of the Provincial Disaster Management Centre, Ms Hildegard Fast, will today (Tues) address a media briefing on the Provincial Disaster relating to Internally... Read More

Media Alert: Call For Entries For The 6th Annual Public Sector Innovation (CPSi) Awards

18 March 2008

The Director-General of the Western Cape, Ms Virginia Petersen, will on Thursday 20 March 2008, urge the province's 68 000 civil servants to strive to become workers for development as South Africa strives to become a developmental state. Read More

Premier Joins Home Affairs Minister at 'ID Yourself' Campaign Launch

5 March 2008

Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool will tomorrow (Fri) join the 'ID Yourself' campaign, to be launched by Home Affairs Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula in Gugulethu, Cape Town, in a bid to get young people to apply for an Identity Document. The... Read More

R110 000 Boost for Music Education on Cape Flats

17 November 2007

The Premier's Spouse's Fund, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and Sekunjalo Investments have joined forces to support the work of the Athlone Academy of Music. Read More

Springboks get Bok-Vonk from Western Cape

28 October 2007

Today's Springbok Victory tour in the Western Cape was a resounding success. Tens of thousands of people gathered at the Grand Parade, along the tour route and at Newlands Stadium in expressions of collective joy and unity. Read More

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