News and Speeches Archive

Minister Botha to Open Newly Constructed Grassy Park Community Day Centre

29 February 2012

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially re-open the newly built Grassy Park Community Day Centre on Tuesday, 6 March 2012. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand over Houses in Wolseley, Western Cape

29 February 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over houses in Pine Valley, Wolseley, on Friday, 2 March 2012. Read More

Minister Winde Delivers "Better Together" Budget Speech

29 February 2012

Today, 1 March 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde, delivered the 2012/2013 Budget for the Western Cape Government. Read More

Western Cape Starts Enrolments for the 2013 School Year

29 February 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Today the Western Cape Government started the first phase of the early enrolment process for the 2013 school year. Read More

Minister Plato Requests Information on Corrupt Cops

29 February 2012

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

Western Cape CEO Hospital Posts Not to be Advertised

28 February 2012

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, says that the Western Cape will not advertise CEO positions in tertiary hospitals, following discussions with the national health minister. Read More

Western Cape Rewards the Province's Top Adult Learners

28 February 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

Minister Winde to Present Better Together Budget for Western Cape

28 February 2012

On Thursday, 1 March 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde, will present the 2012/2013 Budget for the Western Cape Government. Read More

Western Cape Government Health's IT System Takes Top Prize at European Symposium

28 February 2012

The Western Cape Government Health's information system, which is being implemented at public primary healthcare facilities throughout the province, received international recognition at an IT symposium in Europe. Read More

Paediatric Liver Transplant Changes a Life

28 February 2012

Francois Van Niekerk from Vanderbijlpark in Gauteng has become one of the more than 100 children to undergo a liver transplant at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital since 1991. Read More

Disaster Risk Reduction Campaign "Edu-tains" Learners on Effects of Climate Change and Smart Living

27 February 2012

The Western Cape Government's Provincial Disaster Management Centre, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, will roll out climate change and smart living plays in selected schools across the province from 28 February to 8 March. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Open International Narcotics Control Board

27 February 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will tomorrow deliver the opening remarks at the launch of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) annual report. Read More

20 Years' Sentence for Jacob Humphreys Sends Strong Message to Road Killers

27 February 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has said that while the 20 years' sentence handed to Buttskop child killer Jacob Humphreys "will not bring those ten children back to their families, the judiciary has... Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases Shortened Link to Chapman's Peak Brochure

27 February 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released the shortened link to the updated Chapman's Peak Brochure - http://bit.ly/ypAOTs. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Assist Mom-to-be with Essentials

26 February 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will today be visiting a young mother-to-be in Lotus River, who lost all her belongings in a recent shack fire. These items included all of the clothing and essentials she bought for her... Read More

Minister Carlisle Responds to Chapman's Peak/UNESCO Reports

26 February 2012

Minister Robin Carlisle has responded to recent press reports that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization was "stepping in" on the matter of tolling on Chapman's Peak Drive. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Open International Narcotics Control Board

26 February 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will tomorrow deliver the opening remarks at the launch of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) annual report. Read More

Minister Meyer Visits the West Coast Fossil Park

26 February 2012

Dr Ivan Meyer, Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, yesterday visited the West Coast Fossil Park to give impetus to the process that will see the fossil park being declared a World Heritage Site. Read More

Summit Helps Transform Mental Health in South Africa

23 February 2012

The Western Cape Government Health hosted its Mental Health Summit at the Lentegeur Hospital Conference Centre in Mitchell's Plain on Friday, 24 February 2012. Read More

Western Cape Educators Shine at National Teaching Awards

23 February 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI am extremely proud that three of our educators from the Western Cape received awards at last night's National Teaching Awards Ceremony. Read More

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