News and Speeches Archive

Minister Grant: Schools and Parents Must Ensure No Teaching and Learning Time is Lost

31 May 2011

Statement by the Western Cape Education Minister, Donald GrantNext week, most of the province's high schools will begin their internal June examinations.I would like to extend my best wishes to each and every learner during this period. Read More

Minister Fritz: New Appointment Holds Great Possibilities

30 May 2011

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Minister Botha Launches Road to Health Booklet

30 May 2011

The Department of Health has issued the Road to Health Booklet (RtHB) to parents and guardians, which will assist health workers in monitoring the growth and development of a child's health. Read More

School Enrolment: First Round of Applications for Schools Closes at the End of the Week

29 May 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantThe deadline for the first round of applications to enrol children in school for 2012 is Friday, 3 June 2011. Read More

Helen Zille: Announcement of Cabinet Reshuffle

29 May 2011

Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Media Alert: Minister Botha Launches Road to Health Booklet

29 May 2011

Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha, will officially launch the Road to Health Booklet on 31 May at Mowbray Maternity Hospital. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Attend World Cup Legacy "Dreamfields Project" at Ajax Cape Town's Ikamva

26 May 2011

On Saturday, 28 May 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be delivering the keynote address at the "Dreamfields Project/Life Zone" Youth Development Sports Day. Read More

Minister Madikizela Fights Corruption - Middelpos, Saldanha Bay

26 May 2011

The Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, has suspended payments to the Middelpos housing project in the Saldanha Bay municipality until problems with housing allocations have been rectified. Read More

Western Cape Discusses Agricultural Matters with the British Government

26 May 2011

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, yesterday held a meeting on invitation from the British Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, Jim Paice, as part of a one-week visit to the United Kingdom. Read More

Programmes Established to Support Municipalities

25 May 2011

Media Statement by Minister Anton Bredell Read More

Interactive Telematics Programme Benefitting More Learners across the Province

25 May 2011

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald Grant Read More

Minister Alan Winde Urges Capetonians to Visit the Tretchikoff Exhibition

25 May 2011

Last night, Western Cape Minister Alan Winde attended the opening of the Tretchikoff Exhibition at the South African National Gallery. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Open Africa Day Celebrations at Artscape

24 May 2011

On Wednesday, 25 May 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape and responsible for International Relations, will open the Africa Day celebrations at the Artscape. Read More

Minister Bredell: New Councillors Will be Assisted

23 May 2011

Media Statement by Anton Bredell, Minister of Local Government Read More

COSAT: Expanding Access to Quality Education

19 May 2011

This morning, Western Cape Education Minister, Donald Grant, attended the official opening ceremony of the new Centre of Science and Technology (COSAT) school in Khayelitsha. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Attend the Opening of the New COSAT School Premises

18 May 2011

Tomorrow, Minister Donald Grant will be attending the official opening ceremony of the new Centre of Science and Technology (COSAT) school premises in Khayelitsha. Read More

Media Alert: Health Facilities Fully Operational during Elections

16 May 2011

All public health facilities across the Western Cape will function as normal with a full complement staff throughout the course of Election Day (18 May). Read More

Minister for Human Settlements Lauds Property24.com's "Clicks for Bricks" Challenge

16 May 2011

Western Cape Minister for Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, today welcomed Property24.com's and Habitat for Humanity South Africa's contribution to providing housing in South Africa. Read More

New Legislation for All Long-Distance Taxi Trips in the Western Cape

15 May 2011

Minister Robin Carlisle has mooted new legislation to make it compulsory for all public transport vehicles embarking on long-distance trips in excess of six hours to have two licensed drivers following reports that the driver of the minibus taxi... Read More

Witsand: 91-Year-Old Woman Gets a New House

15 May 2011

Last week, on 13 May, the Minister of Human Settlements in the Western Cape, Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela, handed over ten show houses to Witsand community members. Read More

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