News and Speeches Archive

Minister Winde Announces High-Level Economic Development Partnership Committee

31 October 2011

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and TourismI am pleased today to announce the appointment of a high-level Steering Committee for the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership (EDP). Read More

German Mobile Laboratory Increase Tests Volumes in Overberg

31 October 2011

Following the transfer of a state-of-the-art R15-million diagnostic mobile laboratory from the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering in Saarland, Germany, to the Western Cape Government at the end of last year, the laboratory has been... Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases "Average Speed Over Distance" Beaufort West Roadblock Results

31 October 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has described Sunday's roadblock in Beaufort West, which used information provided by the Department's new Average Speed Over Distance (ASOD) camera technology on the... Read More

Hanover Park Shooting: Specialised Approach by SAPS Needed

30 October 2011

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

Department Hosts the Western Cape Sport Legends 2011

30 October 2011

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is proud to host the Western Cape Sport Legends 2011 on 15 December 2011 in Cape Town at Kirstenbosch Gardens. Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

30 October 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety Integrated Safely Home operations by Provincial Traffic, Municipal Traffic and SAPS saw 3 968 vehicles stopped this weekend at 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks in the province. Read More

German Laboratory Technology in Caledon Improves Turnaround Time for Patients' Test Results

30 October 2011

Following the transfer of a state-of-the-art R15-million diagnostic mobile laboratory from the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering in Saarland, Germany, to the Western Cape Government at the end of last year, the laboratory has been... Read More

Media Alert: EMS Rescue Calls - 31 October 2011

30 October 2011

Saturday, 29 October 2011 - Past 09:00 on the Cyclist Path, Tokai Forest - A male cyclist in his late thirties sustained serious facial injuries after falling off his bike while riding along the cycle path in Tokai Forest. Read More

Provincial Cecilia Makiwane Nurses' Recognition Awards 2011 Ceremony

30 October 2011

Western Cape Government Health hosted its annual Provincial Cecilia Makiwane Nurses' Recognition Awards Ceremony on Friday, 28 October 2011, at the Groote Schuur Nico Malan Hall. Read More

Western Cape Health Minister Praises Nurses for Their Devotion

30 October 2011

Media Statement by Theuns Botha, Minister of Health Read More

Western Cape Honours Province's Top Teachers in Teaching Awards

27 October 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationTonight, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will announce the names of the top teachers in the province. Read More

Minister Carlisle Addresses Taxi Industry in Delft Civic Centre

26 October 2011

"After agriculture you are the second biggest industry and employer in the Western Cape," Minister Carlisle tells the taxi industry. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Meet Mfuleni Community Members Who Witnessed Accident

26 October 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape will tomorrow evening meet with the guardians and community of an 11-year-old boy that was struck down and killed by an allegedly drunk driver, a little more than a week... Read More

Media Alert: Annual Provincial Cecilia Makiwane Nurses' Recognition Awards Ceremony

26 October 2011

Western Cape Government Health is hosting its annual Provincial Cecilia Makiwane Nurses' Recognition Awards Ceremony tomorrow evening. Read More

Media Alert: Ministers Grant and Botha to Officially Open the New Brooklyn Chest Hospital School

26 October 2011

Minister Grant and Minister Botha will officially open the new Brooklyn Chest Hospital School on Friday, 28 October 2011. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit COSAT in Khayelitsha

26 October 2011

On Friday, 28 October 2011, NSC candidates will be writing the highly anticipated Mathematics paper. Minister Donald Grant will be visiting the school to ask learners how they felt about the examination. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Teaching Awards

26 October 2011

Tomorrow, 28 October 2011, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) will be announcing the top teachers of the Western Cape in a gala function at Kelvin Grove. Read More

Cape Town Awarded World Design Capital 2014

25 October 2011

Cape Town has been named World Design Capital for the year 2014, ahead of fellow short-listed cities, Dublin and Bilbao. The sought-after accolade was awarded to the Mother City this morning at the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress in... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Visit MOD Centre at Isikhokelo Primary School in Khayelitsha

25 October 2011

On Wednesday, 26 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will visit one of the Western Cape Government's Sport MOD (mass participation, opportunity and development) centres at Isikhokelo Primary... Read More

Cape Town Celebrates World Design Capital Win as Mayor Accepts Accolade in Taipei

25 October 2011

Capetonians today celebrated their city being named World Design Capital for the year 2014 at the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress in Taipei, ahead of fellow short-listed cities, Dublin and Bilbao. News that Cape Town won the sought-... Read More

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