News and Speeches Archive

EMS Alert: EMS Responds to a Search and Rescue in George

29 June 2012

At 20:02 the Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a search and rescue in the George area. Read More

SA Elite Amateur Boxing Returns to Cape Town

28 June 2012

Amateur male and female boxers across the country will be geared up and ready for the 2012 SANABO Elite Boxing Championships, to take place at the Western Cape Sports School in Nooiensfontein, Kuils River in Cape Town.The championship will run from... Read More

Minister Plato: Troubled Violent Hubs Top of My List to Investigate

28 June 2012

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

Minister Meyer to Make the First Move at SA Chess Open

28 June 2012

On 29 June 2012, Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will signal the start of the SA Chess Championships when he makes the commemorative first move on Board 1 against Grandmaster Adly, a former World Junior Champion... Read More

National Amateur Boxing Championship Launched in the Western Cape

27 June 2012

The gloves will be on as amateur boxers from across the country take part in the 2012 South African National Boxing Organisation (SANABO) Elite Boxing Championship. The event was launched on Thursday, 28 June 2012, at the Department of Cultural... Read More

EMS Alert: EMS Responds to Smouldering House in Mossel Bay

27 June 2012

At 08:02, Western Cape Government Health's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a smouldering house in KwaNonqaba, Mossel Bay. The cause of the smoke is being investigated by the South African Police Service. Read More

SA Elite Amateur Boxing Championship

27 June 2012

On Thursday, 28 June 2012, at 10:00, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, together with the South African National Amateur Boxing Organisation (SANABO) and the City of Cape Town, will host a media briefing on the... Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Winde Attend Launch of New Call Centre

26 June 2012

This morning, Monday, 25 June, Premier Helen Zille and Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Minister Alan Winde attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to launch a new call centre in Woodstock. Read More

Entries for Essay Writing Bursary Competition Now Open

26 June 2012

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and TourismEntries for the Nedbank, Western Cape Provincial Treasury and the Western Cape Department of Education Essay Writing Bursary Competition are now open. Read More

Progress on Temporary School on Track as Umyezo Wama Apile Nears Completion

26 June 2012

"Umyezo Wama Apile Temporary School in Grabouw is on track to be up and running by 16 July 2012, in time for students to begin their third term of the school year," said Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle. Read More

Olympic "Gees" at Farm Workers' Sports Day

25 June 2012

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport collaborated with the Langeberg Municipality to bring together hundreds of farm workers at the fifth Farm Workers' Sports Day in Robertson on Saturday, 23 July 2012. Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Winde to Attend Launch of New Call Centre

24 June 2012

This morning, Monday, 25 June, Premier Helen Zille and Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Minister Alan Winde will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to launch a new call centre in Woodstock. Read More

Minister Winde to Host Western Cape Liquor Act Awareness Session

24 June 2012

In conjunction with the Western Cape Liquor Authority, today, Monday, 25 June, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will host an information session on the Western Cape Liquor Act for liquor licence holders... Read More

Minister Carlisle Praises Department Team and Hawks as First Arrests are Made

21 June 2012

The South African Police Service (SAPS) arrested three Driver Licensing Testing Centre officials and two driving school owners in Calitzdorp and Oudtshoorn this morning. Read More

Hout Bay Residents Association Withdraws Opposition to Chapman's Peak Control Centre

20 June 2012

Minister Robin Carlisle will brief the media on the Hout Bay Residents Association's withdrawal of its opposition to the Chapman's Peak control centre. Read More

End of Second Term: Start of Holiday Programmes and Training

20 June 2012

Media Statement by Minister of Education, Donald GrantTomorrow is the last day of a successful, but long, second term. Read More

Mayor and Minister Officially Open Vehicle Impound Facility in Maitland

20 June 2012

The Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Alderman Patricia de Lille, together with the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, Robin Carlisle, and the Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially open the city's new Maitland... Read More

Minister Carlisle Responds to Golden Arrow Bus Service and City of Cape Town Dispute

20 June 2012

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksDialogue between the city and Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS) must and will continue. Read More

Oudtshoorn Festival to Promote Sport in the Southern Cape

20 June 2012

Many athletes are expected to participate in the Oudtshoorn Sport Festival which will run from 21 June until 1 July 2012 in this beautiful Klein Karoo town. Read More

Minister Carlisle Announces eNaTIS Admin Mark Roll-Out

20 June 2012

Admin Mark will prevent individuals transacting with eNaTIS if they have outstanding warrants of arrest. Read More

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