News and Speeches Archive

Children with Disabilities celebrate the Opening of the New Park in New Cross Roads

30 June 2009

The excitement was almost tangible when the City of Cape Town's Parks Department officially opened the Sakhela Park in New Cross Roads on Friday, 19 June 2009. The facility was designed by City Parks to provide special play equipment for children... Read More

Western Cape Health Minister Calls on Doctors Not to Strike, but Talk

30 June 2009

Following national governments OSD offers to doctors this week, the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, is calling on all doctors not to take up strike action. Read More

Elusive Harvest book launch

29 June 2009

On the photograph: Dr David Read More

City-Assisted TB Project in Line for UN Award

25 June 2009

An innovative project to combat tuberculosis in the Western Cape which is being jointly run by the City of Cape Town's Health Directorate, the Provincial Government of the Western Cape's Health Department and the NGO, the TB Care Association, has... Read More

City Seeks Court Order to Prevent Billboard Abuse

25 June 2009

The City of Cape Town has applied to the Cape High Court for an order compelling a leading signage company, Independent Outdoor Media, to remove, at its own cost, nine billboards erected on buildings in contravention of the Municipality's Outdoor... Read More

Department of Transport and Public Works Lays Criminal Charges againts George Taxi Operators

25 June 2009

Media Statement by Western Cape Department of Transport and Public WorksGeorge Taxi Thuggery will not be Tolerated Read More

Department of Transport and Public Works Lays Criminal Charges againts George Taxi Operators

25 June 2009

Media Statement by Western Cape Department of Transport and Public WorksGeorge Taxi Thuggery will not be Tolerated Read More

Power Off in Parts of the City due to Stormy Weather

23 June 2009

The stormy weather, especially the gale force wind, has taken its toll on the City's electricity networks. The electricity supply has been interrupted to parts of these suburbs: Read More

City and Province Reach Agreement on Way Forward for Tourism in Western Cape

22 June 2009

Joint Statement: City of Cape Town and Western Cape Provincial Government Read More

Child Protection is Everyone's Business

21 June 2009

Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Social Development, has noted with grave concern the daily reports of acts of violence and abuse against children. These range from physical and mental abuse, to their kidnapping, rape and murder. Read More

Announcement by the WHO on elevation of Influenza A (H1N1) to global pandemic status on 11th June 2009

16 June 2009

Media Statement 12 June 2009 Announcement by the WHO on elevation of Influenza A (H1N1) to global pandemic status on 11th June 2009 Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Visit the Cape Town Book Fair

14 June 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner will on Monday 15 June 2009 be visiting the Cape Town Book Fair, to show his support for the valuable work the department's library and language services are doing... Read More

One Year to Go to 2010 FIFA World Cup Celebrations and FANJOL

11 June 2009

To celebrate the long awaited kick-off of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting a FANJOL in Plettenberg Bay on Sunday, 14 June 2009. Live screenings of the Confederations Cup opening ceremony... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner Hand Over Kits to 2010 Football Ambassadors

11 June 2009

As part of the nation wide One Year to go to 2010 celebrations, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Sakkie Jenner, will be honouring the valuable role played by the province's 2010 Football Ambassadors in developing... Read More

President Zuma visits Cape Town's 2010 stadium for "One Year to Go" celebration

10 June 2009

To mark the one-year countdown to the 2010 Fifa World Cup Soccer Tournament, President Jacob Zuma, accompanied by Premier Helen Zille, Executive Mayor Dan Plato and Danny Jordaan, CEO of Fifa's Local Organising Committee, will be visiting the Green... Read More

MEC of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation to Welcome Iraqi Soccer Team

4 June 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner together with the Iraqi ambassador to South Africa, Mr Rasheed Alawsy; will on Saturday 6 June 2009 welcome the Iraqi soccer team, when they arrive at Cape Town... Read More

Provincial Department of Health Needs Doctors - Apply Now for Vacancies

4 June 2009

The Western Cape Provincial Department of Health urgently needs doctors (medical officers). The department is currently experiencing major service pressures in child health, obstetric care and emergency care. Read More

Launch of the Cape Town Green Map on World Environment Day

4 June 2009

The City of Cape Town, in partnership with Urban Sprout and A&C Maps, invites you to the launch of the Cape Town Green Map on World Environment Day, 05 June 2009 at 9a.m. WHERE: http://www.capetowngreenmap.co.za Read More