News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape Opens Orders for Primary School Textbooks

31 July 2012

In order to ensure that textbooks are delivered to schools in time for the start of the 2013 school year, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has already begun the process of ordering textbooks for schools. Read More

Premier Zille and Mayor de Lille Lay Charges against ANCYL

31 July 2012

Joint Media Statement by Premier Helen Zille and Mayor Patricia de Lille Read More

Minister Grant Announces NSC Award Criteria for 2012

30 July 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

Minister Winde to Provide Status Update on Youth Wage Subsidy

29 July 2012

Today, 30 July 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will provide a status update and the way forward for the Western Cape Government's Youth Wage Subsidy - the Work and Skills Programme. Read More

Work and Skills Programme: Hope for Disillusioned Young People

29 July 2012

Today, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, hosted a thank you ceremony for learners and host companies involved in the Work and Skills Programme. Read More

Minister Grant to Congratulate the Stellenberg Girls Choir

29 July 2012

Today, 30 July 2012, Western Cape Education Minister, Donald Grant, will be visiting Stellenberg Girls High School to congratulate them on their recent success at the 2012 World Choir Games. Read More

Premier's Council on Skills

29 July 2012

The second Premier's Council on Skills was hosted and chaired by the Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, on 17 July 2012. Read More

All-Girl Group to Graduate from the Chrysalis Academy

26 July 2012

The all-girl group of students who started their three-month youth development programme at the Chrysalis Academy in May this year will be graduating tomorrow, 28 July. Read More

World Breastfeeding Week 2012

26 July 2012

The Western Cape Government Health, in conjunction with the City of Cape Town, will be hosting a Breastfeeding festival at the Good Hope Centre to promote breastfeeding to mothers with infants on 8 August 2012. Read More

Translux Bus Driver Resigns amidst Allegations of Reckless Driving

26 July 2012

The Translux bus driver photographed by a member of the public while allegedly overtaking illegally across a solid line has resigned from his position.Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, was informed by Translux of the driver's... Read More

Province's Chronic Medication Delivery Discussed in Washington DC

26 July 2012

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, and the head of Western Cape Government Health, Prof. Craig Househam met this week in Washington with representatives of UTI, the province's chronic medication service provider. Read More

Magnificent Olympic Friday at Cape Town Train Station

26 July 2012

On 27 July 2012, a range of activities which formed part of the Magnificent Friday campaign took place at the Cape Town Train Station. Read More

Department of Human Settlements to Take Control of People's Housing Process Contractors

26 July 2012

Minister Madikizela's Speech Excerpts from his Keynote Address at the PHP Information Session Read More

Major Boost for Netball

26 July 2012

The Western Cape Government gave netball a major boost by supporting the Spar Netball Challenge that kicked off at the Good Hope Centre on Monday, 9 July 2012. Read More

Commuters Encouraged to Rally behind SA Olympic Team

25 July 2012

On Friday, 27 July 2012, early morning commuters are encouraged to wear South African colours, sing the national anthem, fly the SA flag and support the South African Olympic team on the eve of the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics. Read More

Ministers Carlisle and Grant to Brief the Media on the Increased Number of Schools

25 July 2012

Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, and Minister of Western Cape Education, Donald Grant, will be briefing the media on the schools built under the current administration, as well as the schools to be built in the current... Read More

Minister Winde to Present Quarterly Review of the Western Cape Economy

25 July 2012

Today, 26 July 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will present the Second Quarter Review of the Western Cape Economy to local entrepreneurs in Langa, Cape Town. Read More

Quarterly Economic Report: Western Cape Economic Growth Shows Improvement

25 July 2012

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and TourismToday the Bureau for Economic Research (BER) released the second quarterly economic report on the Western Cape economy, as commissioned by the Western Cape... Read More

Report a Cop, Reward a Cop

25 July 2012

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

Massive Increase in New Schools

25 July 2012

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksThe Western Cape has been entrusted with the very first project in the National Government's massive strategic infrastructure programme. Read More

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