News and Speeches Archive

Second Phase of Paarl Hospital Revitalisation Project Completed

31 August 2011

Paarl Hospital has been enjoying a total revitalisation, which includes new and improved services and areas. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Health Minister to Visit Carel du Toit Centre

31 August 2011

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will visit the Carel du Toit Centre for deaf children and children with speech impediments. Minister Botha will be briefed on the challenges facing the centre. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Visit Equity Share Scheme in Lutzville

31 August 2011

On Friday, 2 September 2011, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Western Cape Minister for Agriculture Gerrit van Rensburg will visit an equity share scheme in Lutzville. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Open World Tourism Month

30 August 2011

On Thursday, Western Cape Minister of Tourism, Alan Winde, will officially open World Tourism Month. Read More

Western Cape Government Prevents Chaos in the Already Suffering Ostrich Industry

30 August 2011

"The quick response and teamwork from the Western Cape Government has averted potential chaos in the Oudtshoorn ostrich industry," Gerrit van Rensburg said today in Riversdale, in the Southern Cape. Read More

Groote Schuur Unveils Improved Telecommunication Services

30 August 2011

Groote Schuur Hospital always prides itself on providing the best service to the public. We want the public to feel safe when they are at the hospital, and communication with the hospital from outside must be quickly accessible at all times. Read More

Minister van Rensburg Responds to Farm Worker Reports

29 August 2011

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, once again urges anyone with information on the implementation of the "dop-system", where farm workers in the Western Cape are allegedly being paid with wine, to come... Read More

Minister Carlisle Gives Update on Knysna Bus Crash Investigation

28 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, said the roadworthiness of the bus involved in the Knysna crash forms part of his Department's investigation. Read More

Media Alert: World Health Organization's Global Campaign for Violence Prevention

28 August 2011

For the first time, the series of Milestones in a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meetings will be hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Western Cape Government Health at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)... Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

28 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Read More

Media Alert: Security and Telephone Upgrades at Groote Schuur Hospital

28 August 2011

Groote Schuur Hospital will be having an official opening of its CCTV Control Room and the introduction of the hospital's improved telephone system. Minister Theuns Botha, Minister of Health in the Western Cape, will make the keynote address at the... Read More

Media Alert: Another New School Opens in the Western Cape

25 August 2011

On Friday, Minister Donald Grant will be opening the new Westlake Primary School. There has been substantial growth in Westlake over the last decade and proposals for a new school in the area date back as far as 2002. Read More

Table Mountain Forum to Host Second Safe Mountain Day on Sunday

25 August 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyA united stand through strong partnerships is the only way to make our mountain safer for all to enjoy. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Attend Blackheath Taxi Crash Scene Wreath-Laying Memorial

24 August 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, will attend a wreath-laying memorial at the Buttskop Level Crossing this morning where ten children were killed last year on this day, 25 August, when the taxi they... Read More

Media Alert: New7Wonders of Nature Competition - Minister Meyer and Mayor De Lille Encourage the Public to Vote for Table Mountain

24 August 2011

On Thursday, 25 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, and City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Alderman Patricia de Lille, will show their support for the "Vote for Table Mountain in the New7Wonders of... Read More

Upgrades at Tygerberg Hospital's Pharmacy

24 August 2011

The working areas of the pharmacy at Tygerberg Hospital have recently undergone significant changes, which has improved patients' experience when visiting the hospital. These changes also enhanced and boosted staff morale at the pharmacy. Read More

Minister Madikizela and Councillor Sonnenberg Inspected Emergency Housing Kits

24 August 2011

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and City of Cape Town Human Settlements MAYCO Member Councillor, Ernest Sonnenberg, inspected the emergency housing kits in Ndabeni this morning. Read More

Minister Carlisle Announces Elimination of the Province's Most Dangerous Level Crossings

24 August 2011

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer Highlights African Traditional Medicine Week at Cape Medical Museum

23 August 2011

On Wednesday, 24 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be visiting the Cape Medical Museum in Green Point to highlight African Traditional Medicine Week. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela and Councillor Sonnenberg to Inspect Emergency Housing Kits

23 August 2011

Western Cape Provincial Government Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and City of Cape Town Housing MAYCO Member Councillor, Ernest Sonnenberg, will inspect the emergency housing kits in Ndabeni at 11:00 on 24 August. Read More

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