News and Speeches Archive

The Western Cape Government's Delivery to Poor Communities

30 August 2012

Today, I am presenting an overview of the Western Cape Government's expenditure and redistribution to poor communities in the province. Read More

Dancing Together in Indaba

30 August 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be dancing with dancers from the West Coast and Central Karoo in the African Hip Hop Indaba from 31 August to 1 September 2012. Read More

Libraries Celebrate National Book Week

30 August 2012

The Western Cape Library Service will partner with the Overberg Municipality and public libraries to celebrate National Book Week 2012 from 3 to 7 September 2012. Read More

Netball is Growing on the West Coast

30 August 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport believes that netball can move to greater heights on the West Coast. Read More

Minister Plato to Address Safety Concerns in the Wesbank Community

29 August 2012

Today, Wednesday, 29 August 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be speaking to the Wesbank community at the peace tent in the Wesbank area about safety concerns. Read More

Five Drivers Arrested and Eight Vehicles Suspended at Scholar Transport Operation

29 August 2012

On 30 August 2012, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, Minister of Education, Donald Grant, City of Cape Town Traffic Services and the Safely Home team conducted a scholar transport operation at three schools in Mitchell's Plain. Read More

1 September is the Registration Deadline for Western Cape Service Providers

29 August 2012

Current service providers that have not re-registered on the Western Cape Government's Supplier Database are requested to do so by 1 September 2012. Read More

Minister Plato to Speak at Wesbank Peace Tent

28 August 2012

Today, Wednesday, 29 August 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be speaking to the Wesbank community at the peace tent in the Wesbank area about safety concerns. Read More

Premier Zille to Address ANC Youth League Memorandum

28 August 2012

Tomorrow, Thursday, 30 August, Premier Helen Zille will hold a media briefing to address the ANC Youth League's memorandum delivered on 27 August. Read More

Premier Zille Responds to Minister Mthethwa's Letter

28 August 2012

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

Addressing the Safety Needs of Our Schools, Educators and Learners

28 August 2012

One of the main objectives of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is to make the department a more caring and responsive organisation. Read More

Ministers Carlisle and Grant to Conduct Scholar Transport Operation in Mitchell's Plain

28 August 2012

On Thursday, 30 August, in the morning, Western Cape Transport and Public Works and Education Ministers Robin Carlisle and Donald Grant and City of Cape Town Traffic Services officials will be conducting a Scholar Transport Operation at three... Read More

Saturday Surgeries Initiative at Children's Hospital will Alleviate Surgery Waiting List

27 August 2012

The Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and the Children's Hospital Trust have once again partnered with Mediclinic Southern Africa to fund another series of "Saturday Surgeries". Read More

Security Situation at New Somerset Hospital to be Reviewed

27 August 2012

Last week, 23 August 2012, copper piping was stolen from the water reservoir above the seventh floor of New Somerset Hospital in Green Point, which resulted in flooding of the hospital's four main lifts and basement. Read More

West Coast Netball Tournament a Stepping Stone for Future Stars

27 August 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with the West Coast Netball Union to bring together hundreds of netball players and their supporters at Western Cape Inter-Regional Development Netball Tournament in Saldanha Bay from 24-25... Read More

Minister Fritz: Too Many Children Die at the Hands of Their Mothers

27 August 2012

This week's publication of the MRC's research on child deaths shows that three children are murdered in South Africa every day. Read More

Minister Plato to Congratulate Best South African Taxi Driver Competition Winners

27 August 2012

On Tuesday, 28 August 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be handing over minibus taxis to the first- and second-placed winners of the Brandhouse No. 1 Taxi Driver Campaign. Read More

Western Cape Mourns the Death of Language Pioneer

27 August 2012

It is with great sadness that just as South Africa is finally about to finalise the South African Language Users Act, we learn of the death of Dr Neville Alexander. Read More

Premier Zille Meets with SAPS and Metro Police Concerning ANCYL Campaign

26 August 2012

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

New Somerset Hospital's Lifts Non-functional Due to Copper Theft

25 August 2012

On Thursday, 23 August 2012, copper piping was stolen from the water reservoir above the seventh floor of New Somerset Hospital in Green Point, which resulted in flooding of the hospital's four main lifts and basement. Read More

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