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News and Speeches for Premier of the Western Cape

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

Interim Arrangements: Western Cape Premiership

22 April 2004

For immediate release Statement by Western Cape Premier, Marthinus van Schalkwyk Read More

Joint Press Statement from The Office of The Premier of the Western Cape, New National Party, the African National Congress and the Democratic Alliance, 3 April 2004

2 April 2004

On Monday 29th March 2004, the DA in the Western Cape launched a court application in the Cape Town High Court, for an interdict against the Premier of the Western Cape Province, the ANC and the NNP. On 1 April 2004 this matter was postponed to the... Read More

Celebrating SA Freedom on Top of The World

24 March 2004

"The people of the Western Cape are proud to be South African, and even prouder to celebrate what our country and our people have achieved in the first Decade of Freedom. Read More

Promises Kept: from Windmill to Water Pump for Letjiesbos School

22 March 2004

"When we last visited Maddison Primary we thought that we had come to make a difference in your lives. The reality though, is that the visit made a real difference in our lives too. Read More

Aids Treatment for Every Western Cape Child in Need

7 March 2004

Extract from Remarks by Western Cape Premier, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, addressing staff, patients and media at Grootte Schuur Hospital in Cape Town on 8 March 2004 Read More

Premier and Minister Essop Receive N2 Toll Road Petition

7 March 2004

Statement by the Office of Western Cape Premier, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, on 8 March 2004 Read More

Premier Announces Names of Invited Artists For Nobel Square Project

4 March 2004

"The Nobel Square project has every potential to make a lasting contribution to reconciliation and nation-building in South Africa. The final sculptures honouring our Nobel Peace Prize laureates will stand in perpetuity as symbols to carry the... Read More