News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape Government Proactive about Increasing Wellness

5 December 2011

Western Cape Government hosted its first Wellness Summit at the Kelvin Grove in Newlands on 8 November 2011. Read More

WCED to Deliver Science Kits and Stationery to the Province's Poorest Schools

5 December 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI am very excited to announce the delivery of science kits, backpacks and stationery to some of our province's poorest schools. Read More

Western Cape Government to Tackle Red Tape by Exploring E-Governance

5 December 2011

Today, Premier Helen Zille and the Cabinet of the Western Cape met with experts from Singapore to discuss ways to improve government's efficiency through ICT. Read More

Minister Carlisle Launches Crash Witness Campaign

5 December 2011

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

Remedial Action to Stem High Rate of Death and Injury of Children on the Roads

4 December 2011

Media Statement by Theuns Botha, Minister of Health Read More

Results of Safely Home Weekend Traffic Operations

4 December 2011

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

Media Alert: Minister Robin Carlisle Launches "Crash Witness" on New Safely Home Website

4 December 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, will tomorrow host a press conference where he will launch Safely Home's Crash Witness Campaign, which, for the first time in South African history, will provide the... Read More

Media Alert: WCED Delivers Science Kits to Province's Poorest Schools

4 December 2011

On Tuesday, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Bloekombos Primary School to see the delivery of a Natural Science kit at the school. Bloekombos Primary is one of 217 Quintile 1 schools that will receive the science kit. Read More

George Hospital Celebrates World Radiography Day

4 December 2011

Radiographers and students from the South Cape Karoo region celebrated World Radiography Day at George Hospital on Saturday, 3 December 2011. Read More

Ministers Launch Safely Home Road Safety Plan for the Festive Season

1 December 2011

Joint Media Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety, Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, and Theuns Botha, Minster of Health Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Meet First "Know Your Status and Win" R10 000 Draw Winner

1 December 2011

On Friday, 2 December 2011, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will meet the first winner of a R10 000 cash prize in the "Know Your Status and Win"/"Weet en Wen" HIV testing campaign that makes up the Western Cape Government's 16 Days of Activism for... Read More

Media Alert: Joint Press Conference about Child Safety on the Province's Roads This Holiday Season

1 December 2011

Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, and Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, will on Monday host a press conference about child safety on the province's roads this holiday season. Read More

Media Alert: EMS Biker Blood Run 2011

1 December 2011

Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in collaboration with the Western Province Blood Transfusion Service (WPBTS) will host their fifth annual Biker Blood Run this Saturday. Last year EMS raised enough blood units to... Read More

Together in the Fight against HIV and AIDS

30 November 2011

Fighting the surge of HIV and AIDS in South Africa has been a major challenge, especially in the Western Cape. Today, as the world celebrates World AIDS Day, Western Cape Government Health reflects on the last 18 months and the significant inroads... Read More

Media Alert: Update on EMS Rescue Call at Maclears Beacon, Table Mountain - 30 November 2011

30 November 2011

Western Cape Government Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a rescue yesterday, 30 November 2011, at Maclears Beacon, Table Mountain. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Do Prize Draw for 16 Days of Activism Campaign

29 November 2011

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will do the first small prize draw of the provincial government's 16 Days of Activism campaign, which will see a member of the public who has gone for an HIV test since Monday, 28 November, win R10 000. Read More

Emergency Medical Calls - 30 November 2011

29 November 2011

Western Cape Government Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to three rescues today. Read More

Foschini Group Funding Helps Groote Schuur Hospital Refurbish Maternity Centre Patient Lounges

28 November 2011

Sitting in the Maternity Patient Centre Lounges waiting to be seen by a doctor or waiting to go home has not always been a pleasant experience. Read More

Minister Grant: Progress Made in Achieving Strategic Objectives in Education

28 November 2011

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationOne of the overarching goals of the Western Cape Government is to provide quality education to all the learners in this province, which is the cornerstone of our vision of an open opportunity... Read More

Media Alert: Ministers to Launch Safely Home Road Safety Plan for the Festive Season

28 November 2011

On Thursday, 1 December 2011, the Western Cape Ministers of Community Safety, Dan Plato, and Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, will launch the Safely Home Road Safety Plan for the festive season. Read More

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