News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Media Alert: Cape Town Metro Plans to Eradicate Bucket System

11 May 2013

Mayor De Lille and Premier Zille to outline Cape Town Metro's plans to eradicate bucket system. Read More

Western Cape Health Honours Nurses

10 May 2013

International Nurses’ Day is celebrated annually on 12 May. Clinical facilities throughout the Western Cape will host events this month to commemorate the sterling work rendered by the dedicated nursing professionals employed in Western Cape... Read More

Newly Graduated Nurses Set to Provide Quality Care to Communities

10 May 2013

More than one hundred nurses graduate as registered nurses after completing a bridging course. Read More

Bookbinding and Paste Paper-Making Workshop a Big Success

9 May 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted a successful two-day workshop on bookbinding and making paste paper as part of public activities for National Archives Week at the Western Cape Provincial Archives in Cape Town on 2 and 3 May 2013. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde Explores Cultural Tourism Links at Annual Indaba

9 May 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde explores Western Cape’s cultural tourism links at one of Africa’s biggest travel exhibitions. Read More

Media Release: Human Settlements Scoops Prestigious Housing Award

9 May 2013

Provincial Department of Human Settlements Directorate: Affordable Housing was recently awarded The Leading Social Housing Province 2013 award at a ceremony hosted by the Social Housing Institute. Read More

Learners Connect with the Past at National Archives Week

8 May 2013

Learners from a number of Cape Town schools celebrated National Archives Week by attending exhibitions and workshops on the opening day at the Western Cape Provincial Archives on Monday, 6 May 2013. Read More

Family Health Days on Offer Throughout the Province

8 May 2013

Western Cape Government Health and the organisation Rotary International will, as part of a national initiative, host three day Family Health Jamborees at over 30 venues around the province. Read More

Upgraded Netball Facility launched in Moorreesburg

8 May 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with the West Coast Netball Union and Swartland Municipality to launch the upgraded netball courts at Moorreesburg on Saturday, 4 May 2013. Read More

Minister Meyer launches National Archives Week

8 May 2013

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer launched National Archives Week in Cape Town on Monday. Read More

Level Crossing Camera Enforcement Project for Buttskop

7 May 2013

The second phase of the CCTV level crossing camera enforcement system, first implemented at the White Road level crossing, will be extended to the Buttskop railway crossing. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Launch 2013 National Archives Week

6 May 2013

Themed “Archives – Looking into the past”, the National Archives Week programme kicks off at the Western Cape Archives and Records Service in Roeland Street, Cape Town. Come celebrate this event and participate in a variety of activities such as... Read More

Minister Carlisle Launches Pedestrian Safety Week

6 May 2013

The Department of Transport and Public Works has set aside R3 million in this current financial year to focus on a high intensity pilot pedestrian safety project. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Commemorate International Level Crossing Awareness Day

6 May 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Metrorail Regional Manager Mthuthuzeli Swartz, will be commemorating International Level Crossing Awareness Day at Buttskop Level Crossing in Blackheath on 7 May Read More

Minister Carlisle to Officially Open Paarl-Franschhoek Road

6 May 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will officially open the Main Road R301 between Paarl and Franschhoek on 7 May 2013 at the Drakenstein Prison. Read More

International Firefighters' Day Celebrates Province's Heroes

4 May 2013

Western Cape firefighters are set to be honoured at a special event in Langebaan. Read More

R60 Open for Traffic

3 May 2013

The R60 between Ashton and Swellendam is now open for traffic. Read More

Promoting Sport Initiatives Between Western Cape and Shandong

3 May 2013

A delegation from the Western Cape, including the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and sport federations, will visit Shandong Province in the People’s Republic of China to strengthen the sports partnership between the two provinces. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses in Klapmuts, Stellenbosch

2 May 2013

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will hand over the first 16 houses in the Klapmuts Housing Project, in Klapmuts, Stellenbosch Municipality, Western Cape. Read More

Metrorail Responds to Concerns over Recent Incidents of Violence

2 May 2013

Recent reports of assaults on Metrorail commuters have been condemned by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works. Read More

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