News and Speeches Archive

Plea for More Training Facilities for Pharmacists

29 September 2011

As is the case with nurses, there's also a huge shortage of qualified pharmacists in the country and the province, Western Cape Health Minister, Theuns Botha, said tonight in his address at the Western Cape Pharmacy Conference. Read More

Western Cape Department of Agriculture Crowned as Best Department in South Africa

29 September 2011

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture was recently crowned as the best department in South Africa for its annual reporting by the South African Institute of Government Auditors (SAIGA). Read More

Media Alert: Seniors to Compete for Golden Games Medals

29 September 2011

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will deliver the keynote address at the Golden Games competition, where senior citizens from six regions across the province will compete in various track and field events. Read More

Minister Madikizela Commits to Work with Drakenstein Municipality towards Sustainable Housing Solutions

29 September 2011

Bonginkosi Madikizela, Minister of Human Settlements for the Provincial Government of the Western Cape, has committed to working with the Drakenstein municipality, under the leadership of Executive Mayor Gesie van Deventer, and the communities of... Read More

Western Cape Departments Receive Full Marks from Auditor-General

28 September 2011

For the second year running, every department of the Western Cape Government received an unqualified audit opinion from the Auditor-General of South Africa. This was announced today by the province's Finance Minister, Alan Winde. Read More

Relocation of Worcester Forensic Pathology Laboratory

28 September 2011

The Worcester Regional Forensic Pathology Services (FPS) has relocated its base from 10 Stockestroom Street (Doves Undertakers premises) to Worcester Hospital, corner of Fischer and Suggest Streets. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Announce 2010 Audit Outcomes of Western Cape Government

27 September 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde, will release the 2010 Audit Report Card of the Western Cape Government.Date: 29 September 2011Time: 10:30 to 11:30Venue: Boardroom, M floor, 7 Wale Street, Cape Town Read More

Minister Carlisle: Regularity and Intensity of Floods Increasing

27 September 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released a series of photographs of the newly repaired Brandwag River Bridge on the Geelbeksvlei Road, between Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Table 2011 Economic and Social Review of the Western Cape

27 September 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde, will table the 2011 Provincial Economic Review and Outlook (PERO) for debate by members of the Provincial Legislature. The PERO is used to inform policy decisions of the Cabinet, as well as the... Read More

Minister Plato: Misconduct by School Safety Volunteers Will Not be Tolerated

26 September 2011

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

Media Alert: SA Games - Minister Meyer to Speak at Send-Off of Team Western Cape

26 September 2011

On Wednesday, 28 September 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will bid farewell to Team Western Cape as they head to the 2011 South African Games. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Officially Open Klapmuts Primary School

25 September 2011

Replacing schools built with inappropriate materials is a major priority for this government. That is why, over the current MTEF, the WCED will be replacing 25 schools built with wood or chipboard with brick and mortar materials. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

25 September 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyA staggering 4 005 vehicles were stopped this weekend at Safely Home alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of Worcester Forensic Pathology Services

25 September 2011

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially open the new Worcester Forensic Pathology Facility on 27 September 2011. Read More

Essay Bursay Competition Awareness Campaign

23 September 2011

The excitement was tangible in the multipurpose centre at the Bernadino Heights Secondary School in Scottsdene, Kraaifontein as almost 300 learners from around the Cape Metropole gathered in anticipation for the Essay Bursary Competition Awareness... Read More

Official Opening of Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Laboratory

22 September 2011

The newly built Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Laboratory will be officially opened by the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, on 23 September 2011. The new facility is on the premises of the Swartland Hospital in Malmesbury. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Patrol Crime Hotspots with Delft Neighbourhood Watches

22 September 2011

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will accompany the members of Delft neighbourhood watches when they patrol crime hotspots in the area. They will be joined on patrol by SAPS and Metro Police. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Deliver Closing Remarks at 1 000 Trees Heritage Day Celebration

22 September 2011

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will deliver the closing remarks at the Day of 1 000 Trees event in Mannenburg, Cape Town, on 24 September 2011. He will focus on the role of the environment in creating sustainable... Read More

Official Opening of Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Service Laboratory

22 September 2011

A newly built Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Laboratory will be officially opened on 23 September 2011 at the Swartland Hospital premises. Read More

Media Alert: Official Opening of Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Services

21 September 2011

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially open the new Malmesbury Forensic Pathology Facility on 23 September 2011. Read More

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