News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Minister Carlisle Reacts to Taxi Stabbing

4 October 2011

Transport and Public Works Minister in the Western Cape, Robin Carlisle, has said that his department "will never tolerate violence as a means to gaining access to taxi routes anywhere in Cape Town, or the province". Read More

Criminal Justice System in Khayelitsha Must be Strengthened

4 October 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyA memorandum received by my office yesterday highlights the need to urgently address the failures of the criminal justice system in Khayelitsha and for increasing safety in the township. Read More

World Teachers' Day: Minister Grant to Visit Holiday Teacher Training Centre

4 October 2011

Donald Grant, Western Cape Education Minister, will mark World Teachers' Day on Wednesday, 5 October 2011, by visiting teachers attending holiday training sessions organised by the Western Cape Education Department (WCED). Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle Announces Results of Department's Safely Home Campaign

4 October 2011

Minister Robin Carlisle will announce his department's Safely Home Campaign achievements over the past two years. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Engage with Hanover Park Community at Public Meeting

3 October 2011

On Tuesday, 4 October 2011, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will address the community of Hanover Park at a public meeting organised by the local Community Police Forum (CPF). Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

2 October 2011

Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community SafetyApproximately 2 863 vehicles were stopped at Safely Home alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape this weekend. Read More

New KwaNokuthula EMS Station Opens

2 October 2011

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, officially opened the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Kwanokuthula station today (3 October 2011). Read More

Minister Carlisle: School Holidays Require Even More Vigilance on the Roads

2 October 2011

Robin Carlisle, Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, said that school holidays, which started today and end next Monday, required "even more vigilance than usual on our roads". Read More

Media Alert: Medi-Clinic Donates ICU Beds to Tygerberg Hospital

2 October 2011

For the first time in the history of Tygerberg Hospital, its cardiac ICU beds will be replaced after Medi-Clinic donated 28 cardiac ICU beds to the hospital. These beds will replace all of the out-dated and broken beds that are currently in use in... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Assist Community Leaders in Kalksteenfontein

2 October 2011

Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will tomorrow (Tuesday) assist community leaders of Kalksteenfontein with their school holiday feeding programme. Read More

Media Alert: Opening of New Kwanokuthula EMS Station

2 October 2011

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, and Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, will officially open the new Kwanokuthula Emergency Medical Service (EMS) station in the Bitou district on 3 October 2011. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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