News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

De Doorns Unrest Addressed by the Western Cape Government

6 November 2012

The Western Cape Government is very concerned about the current illegal protest action in De Doorns. Three Western Cape Ministers are currently in De Doorns: Van Rensburg, Agriculture and Rural Development; Meyer, Cultural Affairs and Sport; and... Read More

Minister Meyer Spreads Cycling Cheer on the West Coast

6 November 2012

Cyclists on the West Coast are now pedalling together towards a safer and better future. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Officially Open Walk-In Centre

6 November 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will be opening the Walk-In Centre at 9 Dorp Street, Cape Town on 7 November 2012. Read More

Minister Winde to Visit a Newly Established Economic Development Centre in Khayelitsha

6 November 2012

Tomorrow, Wednesday, 7 November 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will visit a newly established Economic Development Centre (EDC) Centre in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Read More

Minister van Rensburg to Congratulate LandCare Award Winners

5 November 2012

Mr Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, will be congratulating a number of LandCare Award winners on Tuesday, 6 November 2012 at  Elsenburg. Read More

Mugging Strengthens my Resolve to Make Cycling Safer

2 November 2012

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

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Host Conclusion to Nyanga Safety Summit

2 November 2012

On Saturday 3 November, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will host the conclusion to this year’s Safety Summit in Nyanga. Read More

Healthy Lifestyle Encouraged Through Fitness Improvement Initiative

2 November 2012

Sunshine and relaxed musical vibes welcomed participants at the public aerobics session in Cape Town’s Company Gardens on Friday, 2 November 2012. This was the final session of the fitness improvement movement at this venue before it is rolled out... Read More

76th SAMA Annual Conference: Museums in a Changing World

2 November 2012

A wide range of presentations and discussions focusing on sub-themes around museums took place at the 76th SAMA National Conference in Paarl. Read More

Walking Together Against Crime

1 November 2012

The Departments of Social Development and Cultural Affairs and Sport are in partnership to identify prevention and early intervention programmes for communities in the Cape Winelands to strengthen and build their capacity and self-reliance. Read More

Successful West Coast Rugby Development Tournament

1 November 2012

The 25th annual Fish Industry Rugby Tournament provided opportunities for fishermen and aspiring rugby players to play the game at a higher level. Sixteen teams from the region participated in the tournament at the Sport Grounds in Velddrif on... Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela on 2011 National Census Results

1 November 2012

I am heartened by the 2011 National Census results which show that the Western Cape has the highest percentage of households in the country with access to piped water, at 99.1%, and the second highest percentage of households in the country with... Read More

The Western Cape Government’s Vision for ICT in Education

1 November 2012

Media Statement by the Minister of Education, Donald Grant Read More

Plans to Repair the R60 Road between Swellendam and Ashton Underway

1 November 2012

The Department of Transport and Public Works is in the process of commissioning a design (repair method and strategy) for repairing the damaged R60 between Ashton and Swellendam. Read More

AARTO in Its Present Form Must Go

1 November 2012

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

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

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