News and Speeches Archive

Minister Winde to Conduct Business Door-to-Door Visits in Khayelitsha

30 November 2012

On Monday, 3 December 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will visit businesses in the Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU) precinct in Harare, Khayelitsha. Read More

World Aids Day 2012: Getting to Zero

30 November 2012

World Aids Day is commemorated every year to highlight the dangers of the epidemic and continue the awareness campaigns to minimise new infections. Read More

Media Alert: Schools World Aids Day Event

30 November 2012

The Western Cape Education Department’s Metro North Education District will mark World Aids Day on Saturday, 1 December 2012, by hosting an HIV/Aids Life Skills Programme. Read More

A Message to the Farming Community from Premier Helen Zille.

30 November 2012

A message to the farming community from Premier Helen Zille: Read More

World AIDS Day Commemoration - 30 November 2012

30 November 2012

The Western Cape Government Health is commemorating World AIDS Day (WAD) today, 30 November 2012, with a Production Event at the His People Centre in Goodwood, Cape Town. The aim of the event is to showcase the magnitude of this international topic. Read More

Road Safety and You

30 November 2012

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports indicate that many accidents happen during holidays when people travel greater distances. Read More

24-Hour Hotline to Report Unrest in the Western Cape

29 November 2012

The Western Cape Government has set up a hotline for people to report incidents of unrest or plans to cause violence or destruction in the province.The number to call is 0860 142 142 (24-hours). Read More

Media Alert: Youth - the Key Focus for World AIDS Day 2012

29 November 2012

Western Cape Government Health will have a World AIDS Day celebration with a Production Event where approximately 1 500 guests, ranging from high profile dignitaries to the youth of Cape Town will attend.  Read More

Media Alert: New Somerset Hospital Hosts Academic Day to Celebrate its 150th Anniversary

29 November 2012

The year 2012 marks 150 years since the completion of the New Somerset Hospital building. As part of celebrating 150 years of service excellence and being the oldest academic hospital, New Somerset Hospital will commemorate its 150th anniversary... Read More

Western Cape Summer Campaign – Adventurously Yours and Naturally Ours

29 November 2012

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development & Tourism, Alan Winde Read More

Motorcyclist Deaths on the Rise

29 November 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, expressed growing concern at the ever mounting toll of motorcycle fatalities in the Western Cape. Read More

Devote a Day to Persons With Disabilities

29 November 2012

Disability does not only affect persons with disabilities, it affects everyone in society. The inability of some able-bodied people to treat people with disabilities as their equals is where the real disability lies. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Shark Dive to Launch Summer Campaign

29 November 2012

On Thursday, 29 November 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will shark dive at the Two Oceans Aquarium to launch the Western Cape’s Summer Campaign.Date: Thursday, 29 November 2012 Read More

Museum and Community Act Against Abuse

28 November 2012

The Simon’s Town Museum is working together with the Ocean View Trauma Centre and members of the community to increase awareness of the abuse of women and children, and to build support for victims and survivors of abuse. Read More

Premier Zille Requests Minister of Defence Mapisa-Nqakula to Deploy the SANDF in Western Cape Farm Areas

28 November 2012

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

Western Cape Government to Support the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

28 November 2012

Following the signing of an agreement between the Western Cape Government’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, met with David Howman, ... Read More

Western Cape Government Concludes Agreement with the World Anti-Doping Agency

27 November 2012

Following the signing of an agreement between the Western Cape Government’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer will today, Thursday 27... Read More

Kangaroo Mother Care Awareness Week: 26 to 29 November 2012

27 November 2012

In many cases pregnancy results in premature or underweight babies being born. These infants are faced with risks such as underdeveloped lungs, the risk of infection, as well as jaundice and anaemia in more severe cases. Read More

Media Alert: Damaged Farms to Receive Compost Lifeline

27 November 2012

Minster Gerrit van Rensburg will tomorrow accept a generous donation of compost from a major compost manufacturer. Read More

Successful Terminology Development Workshop for Language Practitioners

26 November 2012

Language practitioners from across the Western Cape gathered in Cape Town on 23 November 2012 to attend a terminology skills development workshop facilitated by Dr Mariëtta Alberts. Read More

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