News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Minister Meyer Acknowledges Mossel Bay Municipality at Special Council Sitting

11 April 2012

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will tomorrow, 12 April 2012, at a special sitting of the Mossel Bay Council, acknowledge the municipality's contribution towards the promotion of social inclusion during the recent... Read More

Tygerberg Hospital Hosts Open Day

11 April 2012

Tygerberg Hospital is hosting an open day on Thursday, 12 April 2012, on the hospital grounds, where various departments will have information stalls and material available to the public. The event will start at 09:00 and Good Hope FM will broadcast... Read More

Update on Chronic Medication Dispensing

11 April 2012

Western Cape Health Minister Theuns Botha announced that the automated dispensing of patient medication parcels will resume as from Thursday, 12 April 2012. Read More

Minister van Rensburg to Visit Khayelitsha Food Garden

11 April 2012

Minister van Rensburg will visit and have lunch with the Masiphile Peace Project group on 17 April in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Masiphile Peace Project won the Subsistence Farming Category in the Western Cape in the 2011 Female Farmer of the Year... Read More

Official Opening of the New Khayelitsha Hospital

11 April 2012

The Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, and the Provincial Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, will officially open the new Khayelitsha Hospital on Tuesday, 17 April 2012. Read More

Premier Zille Leads Delegation to Sao Paulo, Brazil, for Sixth Regional Leaders' Summit

9 April 2012

On Tuesday, 10 April, Premier Helen Zille will depart for Sao Paulo, Brazil, to lead a delegation comprising senior office bearers and officials of the Western Cape Government and the City of Cape Town to the Sixth Regional Leaders' Summit, which... Read More

R30 Million TC Newman Community Day Centre a Demonstration of Improved Health Infrastructure

9 April 2012

Western Cape Health Minister Theuns Botha officiated the opening of the R30 million upgraded TC Newman Community Day Centre in Paarl East on 10 April. Read More

Western Cape Health Minister to Open R30 Million Upgraded Clinic in Paarl

9 April 2012

Western Cape Health Minister, Theuns Botha, will officiate the opening of the upgraded TC Newman Community Day Centre in Paarl. Read More

Minister Plato to Kickstart the 2012 Easter Traffic Operations

3 April 2012

On Wednesday, 4 April 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be initiating the Western Cape Easter Traffic Law Enforcement and Road Safety Operations by handing over the keys to the Traffic Law Enforcement Patrol Vehicles. Read More

Western Cape Government to Host Game and Wildlife Summit

3 April 2012

On Wednesday, 4 April 2012, the Western Cape Government will host a summit with stakeholders in the wildlife and animal conservation sector as part of an effort to promote a coordinated approach to game and wildlife management in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Carlisle Challenges Cosatu and Chamber of Commerce to Distance Themselves from Fare Increase

3 April 2012

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister Robin Carlisle has asked why Metrorail, Cosatu and the Chamber of Commerce are negotiating the future of Cape Town commuters behind closed doors, without a single elected representative of the people... Read More

Speech Excerpts from Minister Madikizela's Address at Housing Handover in Lwandle

2 April 2012

The Provincial Minister for Human Settlements in the Western Cape, Bonginkosi Madikizela, delivered the keynote address at the handover of a specially designed house to wheelchair-bound Ms Angela Msizi, who is also the grandmother and caretaker of... Read More

Minister Carlisle: It is My Business to Speak Directly to Struggling Commuters

2 April 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, took a train from Kraaifontein to Cape Town on Tuesday morning, 3 April 2012. Read More

Minister Fritz: Chaos in Queues at Social Grant Paypoints is Unacceptable

2 April 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development Read More

CDU Services from 3 to 13 April 2012

2 April 2012

As of 1 April 2012, Western Cape Government Health appointed a new service provider for the prepacking of chronic medication. Read More

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

2 April 2012

All Safely Home programmes and initiatives aimed at increasing road safety during the festive season are in place as a transversal approach between the Western Cape Departments of Community Safety, Transport and Health. Read More

Western Cape Government Health Introduces Influenza Campaign

2 April 2012

Western Cape Government Health is embarking on an influenza vaccination campaign, which is taking place from 2 April to 30 June 2012. A total of 100 000 vaccine doses will be available for this campaign and have been allocated to all districts. Read More

Better Together: Tourism, Trade and Investment Marketing to Be Incorporated into Single Organisation

1 April 2012

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

Minister Carlisle: COSATU and Chamber of Commerce Have Sold Out to Commuters

1 April 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has said that "if it is true that Cosatu and the Chamber of Commerce have agreed with Metrorail to fare increases ranging between 13 and 21%, then it is regrettable that they have sold out... Read More

Western Cape Government Enacts Liquor Act after Ten Years in the Making

1 April 2012

As from Sunday, 1 April 2012, the remaining provisions of the Western Cape Liquor Act, the Western Cape Liquor Amendment Act and the Western Cape Liquor Regulations will be in effect. Read More

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