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News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Minister Plato Drives Northlink Bursary Application for Unemployed Youth

13 November 2012

On Wednesday, 14 November, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be speaking to the unemployed youth of Ottery and surrounding areas, encouraging them to take advantage of bursaries offered by Northlink College campuses for... Read More

Premier Zille to Receive Western Cape Census 2011 Results from Statistician-General

12 November 2012

On Monday 12 November, Premier Helen Zille will host the Statistician-General of South Africa, Mr Pali Lehohla, at a media briefing during which he will hand over the provincial results of the 2011 census. Read More

Minister Botha to Officially Open Heideveld Infectious Diseases Clinic

12 November 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, together with the South African Medical and Education Foundation will officially open the Heideveld Infectious Diseases Clinic at Heideveld Community Health Centre. Read More

Otto du Plessis Hospital Celebrates 50 Years of Existence

12 November 2012

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, today celebrated Otto du Plessis Hospital’s 50 years of existence with the hospital staff members. The hospital was established in 1962 and serviced a community of Bredasdorp and surrounds. Read More

Top Teachers in Western Cape Announced

12 November 2012

On Friday, 9 November 2012, the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) announced the names of the top teachers in the province at a gala function held in Newlands. Read More

Census Data Shows Western Cape is in the Lead

12 November 2012

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

R30 Million Paid Out to Help Schools Struggling with the Cost of Fee Exemptions

12 November 2012

Every year thousands of parents at fee paying public schools who struggle to pay school fees, apply for fee exemptions. Read More

New R1.35 Million Infectious Diseases Unit for Heideveld Community Health Centre

12 November 2012

Mitchells Plain is the area with the highest number of reported TB cases with 1595 out of a 100 000 population, Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, said today. Read More

Integrated Public Transport and One Timetable for Public Transport in the City

12 November 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will brief the media on 13 November 2012 on the integration of public transport in the city and the vital role a single timetable plays in achieving integration and accessibility for the... Read More

Big Walkers Open Their Warm Hearts to Charity

12 November 2012

Thousands of participants in the Discovery Cape Times Big Walkput their tekkies on to support local charities in one of Cape Town’s largest community participation events on Sunday, 11 November 2012. Read More

25 Jobs Created Through Labour Intensive Method

11 November 2012

A labour intensive construction method recommended by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) is being used by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works to create 25 jobs in Suurbraak near Swellendam in t Read More

Top Teachers in Western Cape to be Announced Tonight

9 November 2012

Tonight the Western Cape Education Department will announce the names of the top teachers in the province at a gala function in Newlands.The department will honour 33 regional and provincial winners and will present awards in eight categories. Read More

Update on Legal Challenge to Commission of Inquiry

9 November 2012

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

Department to launch ECD learning programme

9 November 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will tomorrow deliver the keynote address at a ceremony where 200 Early Childhood Development (ECD) practitioners from across the province, will receive certificates after completing... Read More

Minister Madikizela Establishes George Service Delivery Forum

8 November 2012

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela has established a Multiparty Forum in the George Municipality, through which communities can eng Read More

Contingency Plans for Patients During the Unrest at De Doorns

8 November 2012

Due to the ongoing unrest in the De Doorns area, the Western Cape Government Health has after consultation with the South African Police Service, and in consideration of both staff and patients decided to keep the clinics in the De Doorns area... Read More

Closure of Clinics During Unrest in De Doorns

7 November 2012

Due to the current protest action in De Doorns, Western Cape Government Health in the Cape Winelands has closed the following three clinics: Read More

Premier Zille to Address Interfaith Leaders' Summit

7 November 2012

On Wednesday afternoon, 7 November, Premier Helen Zille will deliver a keynote address at the Interfaith Leaders' Summit, to be hosted by Community Safety Minister Dan Plato in Bellville. Read More

Talks Crucial for Restoring Peace in De Doorns

7 November 2012

Statement by Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Read More

76th SAMA Annual Conference

6 November 2012

Exhibitions of artefacts and records at museums will soon go digital through the application of new technologies. Read More