News and Speeches Archive

Huge Water Savings Possible with New Schools Water Project

31 March 2009

Promising results were realised at three Karoo schools with hostels after the provincial government installed water efficiency fittings to assist with saving this precious resource. The results after a year revealed water savings of about 15 - 35%... 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

Second Annual isiXhosa Festival to be Held in March 2009

25 March 2009

Sithetha isiXhosa samaXhosa emaXhoseni!! The last weekend of the month will mark the celebration of isiXhosa language at KwaLanga, Western Cape's first Xhosa speaking township. Read More

Western Cape Provincial Parliament Public Participation Conference

25 March 2009

The Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) will be hosting its Public Participation Strategy Conference at 9.00 am on Friday, the 27th of March 2009 at the Provincial Parliament: 7 Wale Street, Cape Town. Read More

Minister Uys Releases Results of Energy Audit on Provincial Government Buildings

19 March 2009

All citizens should now more than ever make renewed and concerted efforts on a daily basis to save energy. This appeal comes from the Western Cape Minister for Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Pierre Uys. Read More

'Creatives at Work' Arts Conference Begins

10 March 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in partnership with the British Council and the Department of Economic Development and Tourism in the Western Cape are currently hosting an Arts Conference from 9-13 March 2009 at the Cape Town Lodge. Read More

Emergency Measures to Help Fire Victims in Joe Slovo Informal Settlement

10 March 2009

MEC Zodwa Magwaza (Social Development) and MEC Pierre Uys (Local Government) visit Joe Slovo informal settlement following a fire that left more than 2000 people homeless.  Read More

Art Conference Will Empower Young Artists

5 March 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in partnership with the British Council and the Department of Economic Development and Tourism in the Western Cape will be hosting an Arts Conference from 9-13 March 2009 at Artscape, Cape Town. Read More

Library Week 2009 to be launched at Cloetesville Public Library

4 March 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will on Friday, 06 March 2009 host the launch of the annual Library Week. The launch will be held at the Cloetesville Public Library in Stellenbosch. Read More