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News and Speeches Archive

Minister Plato to Visit Gugulethu Residents to Discuss Safety Concerns

15 May 2012

On Wednesday, 16 May 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be visiting the Kiki Hostel area in Gugulethu to speak to residents about safety concerns. Read More

Private Sector Investment in Groote Schuur Hospital Demonstrates Confidence in our Health Service

14 May 2012

At the opening of the refurbished maternity reception area at Groote Schuur Hospital, Western Cape Health Minister, Theuns Botha, said the conditions at Western Cape hospitals are in stark contrast to health services in other provinces. Read More

Liquor Abuse: Minister Winde Leads Unannounced Liquor Raid

14 May 2012

In an effort to end liquor abuse, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, led an unannounced raid on establishments that serve alcohol in Maitland on the evening of 14 May. Read More

Minister Grant: Safe and Secure Learning Environments are Essential

14 May 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantSafe and secure learning environments are essential if we are to ensure that quality education is being delivered.It is therefore imperative that our schools remain weapon-, drugs- and alcohol-... Read More

Rebuilding Nursing Image in the Spotlight at Provincial Nurses' Day

14 May 2012

At an event attended by approximately 400 nurses of the Western Cape Department of Health, the provincial Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, said that the rebuilding of the social image of nursing fits in with the department's Healthcare 2020... Read More

Minister Winde to Speak at Western Cape Oil and Gas Skills Training Meeting

14 May 2012

On 15 May 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will speak at the Offshore Skills Training Centre (OSTRAC) Breakfast Session. Read More

International Day of Families

14 May 2012

On 15 May, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will deliver the keynote address at an event in Hangberg to commemorate International Day of Families. Read More

Ministers Grant and Plato to Observe a Search and Seizure Operation at Manyano High School

13 May 2012

On 15 May, Provincial Education Minister Donald Grant and Provincial Community Safety Minister Dan Plato will be observing a search and seizure operation at Manyano High School in Khayelitsha. Read More

Minister Fritz: National Lotteries Board is Failing the Poor

13 May 2012

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

Ratelgat Declared a Provincial Heritage Site during Annual Griqua Pilgrimage

13 May 2012

The farm Ratelgat, on which Griqua prophet Andrew Abraham Stockenström le Fleur I ("Die Kneg") is buried, has been declared a provincial heritage site. Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases Safely Home Fatality Statistics

13 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister for Transport and Public Works, has released the fatality statistics for 2012, up until the end of April. Read More

Minister Plato to Congratulate Neighbourhood Watch Members at Certificate Handover

13 May 2012

On Monday, 14 May 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, together with the Langebaan Neighbourhood Watch (NHW), will hand over certificates to NHW members who have successfully completed their NHW Training Level 3. Read More

Draft Public Protector Report on Western Cape Communications Tender - The Facts

13 May 2012

Media Statement by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand over Title Deeds in Saron, Tulbagh

13 May 2012

The Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over 147 title deeds in Saron, Witzenberg municipality, on Monday, 14 May 2012. Eleven of the beneficiaries are pensioners, with the oldest being 73-year-old Mr Willem Kotze. Read More

Drastic Interventions to Shorten Long Queues at Clinics

11 May 2012

The problems with the roll-out of chronic medication was this week addressed by senior area managers visiting the facilities, getting involved on the ground and directing patients into streams for better flow. Read More

Minister Plato to Meet with Gugulethu Community Regarding Safety Concerns

10 May 2012

On Friday, 11 May 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, together with a number of community structures, will be meeting with the Gugulethu community to discuss crime and safety concerns and ways to improve safety in the area. Read More

Minister Winde to Take Cruise Liner Fight to Next Level

9 May 2012

On Friday, 10 May 2012, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will attend the Tourism MINMEC, a high-level meeting between National Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk and the provinces' tourism... Read More

Minister Meyer to Unveil Ratelgat as Provincial Heritage Site

9 May 2012

The Western Cape Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will on Saturday, 12 May 2012, officially unveil Ratelgat as a Provincial Heritage Site at 09:30. Read More

Fire in Mitchell's Plain District Hospital Put Out

8 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has said that arson was not suspected to be the cause of the fire that broke out in the emergency department of the Mitchell's Plain District Hospital on Wednesday, 9 May 2012. Read More

WCED Launches New Maths and Science Strategy

8 May 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of EducationI am very excited to announce the Western Cape Education Department's (WCED) new Mathematics and Physical Science strategy. Read More