News and Speeches Archive

New Softball League Hits the Metro Region

31 October 2012

The Western Province Softball Federation is partnering with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport to run the Provincial Softball League for male and female youths in the Metro region. Read More

Get Fit at the Final Public Aerobics Session

31 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is encouraging women to shape up by taking part in a public aerobics session at the Company Gardens in Cape Town on Friday, 2 November 2012. Read More

Premier Zille Strengthens Call for Western Cape to Go Green in Light of Population Growth

31 October 2012

Premier Helen Zille is making a call for residents of the Western Cape to share their ideas for making the province greener, as well as to make an active comm Read More

Minister Winde to Visit Western Cape Craft Producers

31 October 2012

On Thursday 1 November 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will visit Craft Producers in Cape Town to highlight the economic and jobs growth potential of the Western Cape’s Craft Sector. Read More

Nursing Profession Victorious in the 2012 Provincial Cecilia Makiwane Nurses' Recognition Awards

30 October 2012

The annual Cecilia Makiwane Nursing Awards ceremony was held on the 30th October 2012 at the Stellenbosch Town Hall. The award is an initiative of the National Ministry of Health, in partnership with the provincial departments. Read More

Census 2011: Western Cape Leads in Basic Service Delivery, Employment and Education

30 October 2012

The 2011 census results released today reveal that the Western Cape has the lowest unemployment rate in the country, the best basic service delivery and the most people with access to education. Read More

Open Day for Minibus Taxi Operators Closes Transport Month

30 October 2012

The Department of Transport and Public Works marked the end of Transport Month with an Open Day for minibus taxi operators at the Wittebome Civic Centre in Wynberg on 30 October 2012. Read More

Heritage Western Cape Celebrates 10th Anniversary

29 October 2012

Speakers at the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Heritage Western Cape (HWC) shared their stories of success and struggle at Rust and Vreugd on 25 October 2012. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Address Unblocking of Housing Projects in Khayelitsha

29 October 2012

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will deliver an address at the DAG 'Unblocking the People’s Housing Process' Case Study Launch, with a focus on some of the keys to a successful housing project. Read More

Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

29 October 2012

Mister President, twenty years ago, our country was truly in crisis, the CODESA negotiations had broken down and rising conflict threatened to overwhelm the prospect for a peaceful transition. In that bleak hour the ANC’s Ready to Govern document... Read More

Premier Helen Zille Hails Western Province Currie Cup Victory

29 October 2012

Premier Helen Zille was among crowds that awaited the arrival of the triumphant Western Province rugby team at the Cape Town International Airport. Read More

Ministers Plato and Grant to do Drug Inspection Walkabout on Cape Town Station and Parade

28 October 2012

On Monday, 29 October 2012, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, together with Donald Grant, Western Cape Minister of Education, SAPS officials, Metro Police, and the City Improvement District (CID), will go on a walkabout of the... Read More

Better Together Through Fly Fishing and Angling

26 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport has formed a partnership with the Boland Fly Fishing Association (BFFA) and Western Province Fly Fishing Association (WPFA) to introduce fly fishing to communities in the Western Cape. Read More

Premier Helen Zille to Embark on Second Cycle Tour

26 October 2012

From Saturday 27 October to Monday 29 October, Premier Helen Zille will be cycling through the Overberg and Cape Winelands districts in the Western Cape Government’s 110% GREEN Better Together Cycle Tour to promote cycling as part of a healthy... Read More

Minister Carlisle Makes Statement on Miroshga Disaster

25 October 2012

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Western Cape Education Department Plans Well in Advance for 2013 School Year

24 October 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education While the 2012 school year is still in full swing, the WCED has been working hard to ensure that it is prepared and ready for the 2013 school year. Read More

Praise Singing Development Opportunities in Khayelitsha

24 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners are creating opportunities for youths in Khayelitsha to learn to perform poetry and praise songs. From 24 to 26 October 2012, learners at the Kwafundo High School will participate in a... Read More

Hilarious Comedy Drama Hits the Stage in Beaufort West

24 October 2012

A hilarious comedy drama called Laugh Out Loud (LOL) will hit the stage in Beaufort West on Saturday 27 October 2012. Read More

Tygerberg Hospital's Long-Serving Employees Honoured

24 October 2012

Tygerberg Hospital held a special long-service awards ceremony for employees who have been employed by the Western Cape Government for the past 20, 30, and 40 years on 24 October 2012. Read More

Planning for the 2013 School Year

23 October 2012

While the 2012 school year is still in full swing, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has been working hard to ensure that it is prepared and ready for the 2013 school year. Read More

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