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News and Speeches Archive

R500 Million Mitchell's Plain Hospital Nearing Completion

19 September 2012

The R500 million Mitchell's Plain Hospital construction project has been a massive undertaking by the Western Cape Government. The hospital will offer district hospital services to people living in the Mitchell's Plain, Philippi and Mandalay areas. Read More

Safety of Cyclists Comes First

18 September 2012

On Saturday, 15 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, joined the community of Oudtshoorn to honour three cyclists who died on the road two years ago. Read More

Update on the Kayamandi Pilot Pet Health Project

18 September 2012

"If we can care for our animals, we can care for our neighbours," Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said yesterday in Kayamandi, Stellenbosch. Read More

Ministers Carlisle and Botha to Conduct a Site Visit at Mitchell's Plain Hospital

18 September 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, and Theuns Botha, the Minister of Health, will be conducting a site visit on 19 September between 13:30 and 14:30 at Mitchell's Plain Hospital, which is currently under construction. Read More

Fighting Crime: We Can Only Win by Working Better Together

18 September 2012

Joint Media Statement by Premier Helen Zille, Minister Dan Plato and Alderman JP Smith Read More

Corridor Study on R44 and Bredell Road Upgrade to Commence

18 September 2012

The R44 Road between Somerset West and Stellenbosch is a high-speed mobility route which carries significant volumes of traffic daily. Read More

Minister Meyer to Announce the Chairperson of the Language Committee

18 September 2012

Further to the recent appointment of members to the Western Cape Language Committee, Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will tomorrow, 19 September 2012, following the inaugural meeting of the committee, introduce... Read More

NSC Preparation: Crunch-Time for the Class of 2012

18 September 2012

With just 33 days to go, the Western Cape Education Department is prepared and ready for the 2012 National Senior Certificate examinations. Read More

Road Fatalities at Start of September a Cause for Serious Concern

17 September 2012

Road deaths in the Western Cape fell by 21 for the month of August, when compared with the figure for August 2011. Read More

Premier Zille to Address Safety Concerns in Western Cape

17 September 2012

On Tuesday, 18 September, Premier Helen Zille will hold a media briefing to address safety concerns in the Western Cape, particularly gang violence on the Cape Flats. Read More

Minister Meyer Cycles in SWD to Hand Over Bikes

17 September 2012

On Saturday, 15 September 2012, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer cycled from Oudtshoorn to Calitzdorp handing out bicycles and sports equipment at schools along the way. Read More

Minister Grant to Announce NSC Exam Details and to Visit Matric Candidates

17 September 2012

Tomorrow, 18 September 2012, Minister Donald Grant will be visiting Sizimisele Secondary School and Matthew Goniwe School in Khayelitsha to wish their matriculants good luck for the upcoming examinations. Read More

Cultural and Artistic Talents of Nyanga on Show

13 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will partner with the Government Communication Information System (GCIS) and various other entities to showcase the cultural and artistic talents of the community of Nyanga. This event will also help... Read More

Minister Grant to Officially Open Northpine Technical High School

13 September 2012

On Friday, 14 September, Minister Donald Grant will be attending and speaking at the official opening of Northpine Technical High School. Read More

Western Cape Government and the City Join Forces to Improve School Safety

12 September 2012

Joint Media Statement by Ministers Donald Grant and Dan Plato and Alderman JP Smith The City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government are committed to working together to create secure environments in which teaching and learning can take place... Read More

Western Cape Forms Network to Support Growth of SMMEs

12 September 2012

On Wednesday, 12 September, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, and officials from his department briefed the Standing Committee on Finance - a committee comprised of all political parties - on the... Read More

Child Support Grants Cannot be Obtained at the Expense of a Child's Education

12 September 2012

The recent media reports about children missing school so that they can be presented to SASSA officials when their parents/guardians re-register them for child support grants is cause for grave concern. Read More

The Western Cape is Proud of Its Paralympic Athletes

11 September 2012

On 11 September 2012, Dr Ivan Meyer joined fans, supporters, parents and friends who had gathered at Cape Town International Airport to welcome back Western Cape-based SA Paralympics athletes. Read More

Comments on Provincial Road Traffic Bill and Comments on Suggested Regulations

11 September 2012

In a previous statement, the Ministry of Transport and Public Works informed the media that the public could comment on the Provincial Road Traffic Bill. Incorrect contact details were supplied. Comments received so far have been directed from the... Read More