News and Speeches Archive

Ministers Carlisle and Plato to Launch Safely Home Road Safety Plan for Easter Weekend

29 March 2012

On Monday 2 April, the Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, and Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato will launch the Safely Home Road Safety Plan for the Easter Weekend. Read More

Western Cape Government Health Awards 75 Staff Members for Long Service Excellence

29 March 2012

Dedicated employees who have been working for Western Cape Government Health for 20, 30 and 40 years were honoured at a special Long Service Awards Ceremony on 30 March for their uninterrupted and devoted public service. Read More

Minister Fritz to Join Hanover Park Senior Citizens for Elder Abuse Workshop

28 March 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will visit the senior citizens of Hanover Park on 29 March. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Metrorail Must Stop the Stone Throwers

28 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has called on Metrorail "to stop the stone throwers that in a little over week have struck at least three train commuters". Read More

Western Cape Government Health Helps Prevent Child Mortality

28 March 2012

According to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the "pneumococcus" germ remains a leading cause of serious illness among children and adults worldwide, including bacteremia (invasion of the blood stream), meningitis (infection of the linings... Read More

Minister Fritz to Join Hanover Park Senior Citizens for Elder Abuse Workshop

27 March 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will visit the senior citizens of Hanover Park on 29 March.The seniors will attend a workshop on elder abuse and how to deal with it. They will also be discussing the issue of drawing up a... Read More

Minister van Rensburg Announces the Agriculture and Rural Development Budget 2012/2013

27 March 2012

On 28 March, the Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg, announced his department's budget for the 2012/2013 financial year. Read More

Western Cape Government Health Honours Dedicated Staff at Long Service Awards

27 March 2012

Western Cape Government Health will honour 76 staff members at a Long Service Awards Ceremony on Friday, 30 March 2012, for 20, 30 and 40 years of public service. Read More

Minister Winde to Deliver Department of Economic Development and Tourism Budget Speech

27 March 2012

On Wednesday, 28 March 2012, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will deliver the Budget Vote Speech of the Department of Economic Development and Tourism. Read More

Minister Grant to Visit Holiday Teacher Training Programme

26 March 2012

On 27 March, Minister of Education, Donald Grant, will be visiting the Cape Teaching and Leadership Institute where 500 Foundation Phase educators are receiving training in the teaching of language and reading skills. Read More

Reading Conference Attracts Hundreds of Educators

26 March 2012

In our strategic plan for education in 2009, we made the commitment to provide educators with opportunities for ongoing professional development and training. Read More

Minister Winde to Deliver the Western Cape Provincial Treasury Budget Vote Speech

26 March 2012

On Tuesday, 27 March 2012, the Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will deliver the Budget Vote Speech of the Western Cape Government Provincial Treasury. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Metrorail's Regional Manager is Wrong About Fare Increase Being Justified

25 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has said that Metrorail Western Cape Regional Manager Mthura Swartz "is incorrect when he states that the shocking planned increase of 27% in rail fares is justified because Metrorail fares... Read More

Western Cape Farmer Crowned Top Female Commercial Farmer in Country

25 March 2012

Jacky Goliath from Simondium in the Western Cape scooped the coveted National Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the category, Commercial, at a gala event held on Friday, 23 March, at the Mittah Seperepere Convention Centre in Kimberley by the... Read More

World TB Day, 24 March 2012

23 March 2012

On World TB Day, 24 March 2012, the Western Cape is launching its strategic plan for HIV and AIDS, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and tuberculosis (TB) for the period 2012-2016. Read More

Students Given Boost with Bursary Awards

22 March 2012

Twelve maths, economics and accounting learners in the Western Cape have become the latest high school pupils in the province to be awarded bursaries in the Western Cape Schools Essay Writing Bursary Competition on Saturday, 24 March. Read More

Premier Helen Zille Receives Memorandum from Disability Group

22 March 2012

On Tuesday, 20 March, Premier Helen Zille received a memorandum submitted by the disability service and advocacy group, Cape Mental Health, calling for the recognition and realisation of the human rights of persons with intellectual disability ahead... Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases Highlights of Budget Speech 2012/2013

22 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released a short preview of his department's Budget Speech 2012, which will be delivered in the Provincial Legislature at 16:30 on 23 March. Read More

Free Pregnancy Testing in Mitchell's Plain and Klipfontein Area

21 March 2012

Free pregnancy testing is available at all public healthcare facilities in the Mitchell's Plain and Klipfontein area. Read More

Minister Plato: Khayelitsha Mob Justice Unacceptable

21 March 2012

Following the recent incidents of mob justice in Khayelitsha, I will be calling on the police to arrest any individuals identified as inciting violence and being the ringleaders of these vigilante attacks. Read More

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