News and Speeches Archive

New Year's Babies

31 December 2011

The Western Cape Government Department of Health is proud to announce that the first baby to be born on New Year's Day was born at Mowbray Maternity Hospital. The baby (female) was born at 00:01, weighing 3.1 kg. Read More

EMS Responds to Accident on R300

28 December 2011

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle accident: Read More

Diarrhoeal Disease Season

28 December 2011

Diarrhoea is a major cause of childhood mortality in the Western Cape. During the summer season, diarrhoea is prevalent as infection spreads fast through food and water contamination. Read More

Minister Carlisle Responds to RTMC Statements

22 December 2011

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

Minister Carlisle: National Traffic Police are Welcome in Western Cape, under Proper Authority

21 December 2011

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

Minister Carlisle Challenges Motorists to Respond to Safely Home's "Be a Hero" Campaign

21 December 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has challenged motorists to "answer the call" of the Western Cape Government's "Be A Hero" advertising campaign over the festive season. Read More

Minister Winde's Ten Tips for a Safer Summer Season

21 December 2011

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and TourismOver this summer season, we would like to welcome all visitors to the Western Cape. The enjoyment and wellbeing of our guests, and locals alike, is of paramount... Read More

Tourism in the Western Cape Due to Rise this Summer Season

20 December 2011

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Read More

EMS Responds to Four Major Motor Vehicle Accidents

20 December 2011

The Western Cape Government Health: Emergency Medical Services responded to various accidents last night and in the early hours of the morning.Tuesday, 20 December 2011: Read More

Minister Carlisle Laments a "Brutal, Bloody Night" on Western Cape Roads

20 December 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has described last night as a "brutal, bloody night on Western Cape roads"."As the night proceeded, so the list of mostly innocent victims steadily rose," Minister... Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases Public Comments on Crash Witness Campaign

18 December 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released the comments from the safelyhome.westerncape.gov.za website received up until 15:00 on the launch day of the campaign on Wednesday, 7 December 2011. Read More

Minister Carlisle Joins SANTACO's Mandla Mata for Free Vehicle Safety Test

18 December 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, and Mandla Mata, the first Deputy Chairman of the South African National Taxi Council in the Western Cape, today took their private car and taxi respectively for a free... Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases Latest Western Cape Road Fatality Statistics

18 December 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released the latest fatality stats for the festive season, which began on 1 December 2011. Read More

Boy Gets Gift Of Normal Breathing For Christmas

17 December 2011

Years of difficulty have finally come to an end for a family from Plettenberg Bay - and just in time for Christmas. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Southern Cape's George Airport Revamped Intersection Signage Completed

14 December 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has announced the completion of improvements to the R102/R404 intersection near George Airport in the Southern Cape. Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases Second Round of Crash Witness Campaign Videos

13 December 2011

Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, has released the second round of Crash Witness campaign videos, which can be viewed at safelyhome.westerncape.gov.za. Read More

Provincial Health Department Plans to Improve Patient Experience

13 December 2011

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, has invited public inputs to his department's draft strategic vision and comprehensive service plan leading up to 2020. Read More

EMS Mountain Rescue - 13 and 14 December 2011

13 December 2011

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a mountain rescue which started on Tuesday night, 13 December 2011. Read More

Premier Zille Conducts Final Prize Draw of HIV Testing Campaign

13 December 2011

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

St Helena Bay Winner of R 50 000 Cash Prize in HIV Testing Campaign Agrees to Release Name Publicly

13 December 2011

After initially declining to make her name publicly known, the winner of the R50 000 cash prize in the "Know Your Status and Win"/"Weet en Wen" HIV testing campaign has agreed after consideration to release her name and limited personal information. Read More

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