News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Red Tape Reduction Intervention Saves Local Business

24 July 2013

The Western Cape government is working on making business easy and efficient for investors and businesses, especially small businesses. Read More

WCED's Priority to Reduce Absenteeism at Schools

24 July 2013

Everyone has a role to play in reducing learner absenteeism. Read More

Chapman’s Peak Toll Tariff Increase

24 July 2013

The annual increase of the Chapman’s Peak Drive toll tariff fees will take effect on 1 August 2013. Read More

Minister to Attend Substance Abuse Treatment Graduation Ceremony

23 July 2013

Western Cape Minister of Social Development Albert Fritz will today attend a certificate graduation ceremony at the University of the Western Cape, where ordinary citizens will receive certificates in substance abuse treatment. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Visits Government Walk-in Centre on Red Tape Reduction Tour

23 July 2013

The Red Tape Reduction Listening Tour grants opportunities for small businesses in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Winde Launches Red Tape Reduction Listening Tour

22 July 2013

Red Tape Reduction campaign results in sharp increase in cases logged from businesses in previously disadvantaged communities. Read More

Illegal Occupation of Houses at Our Pride Housing Project

22 July 2013

Due to the high demand and limited resources, housing opportunities must be provided in a way that is fair for everyone. Read More

Minister to Launch LoveLife Youth Centre in Khayelitsha

19 July 2013

Western Cape Minister of Social Development Albert Fritz will today be launching a LoveLife youth centre in Khayelitsha.The Minister will deliver the keynote address around intergovernmental programmes and working together for holistic youth... Read More

67 Minutes at MOD Centre for Tata Madiba

19 July 2013

The Premier of the Western Cape Ms Helen Zille and the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer spent their 67 minutes for Madiba in the classroom and on the sports field at the Cavalleria Primary School in Kraaifontein. They joined... Read More

Reconciliation Book Launched on Mandela Day

19 July 2013

The book, Worcester Hope and Reconciliation Process ... A Journey of Hope by Jan Ungerer and Paul Briers, will take its rightful place at the Western Cape Archives Building in Cape Town so that future generations can be reminded of this... Read More

Madiba Sculpture Strengthens Meaningful Partnerships

19 July 2013

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer took 67 minutes of his time on Nelson Mandela International Day, 18 July 2013 to deliver a message of hope at the Rupert Museum in Stellenbosch. The museum has been home to a sculpture of... Read More

Local School Hosts Chess Grandmasters at DSK International Chess Open

19 July 2013

Today, Friday, 19 July, Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister Ivan Meyer will open the DSK International Chess Open 2013, which will see over 400 chess players, including six Grandmasters, four International Masters and five Fide Masters... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde Unveils Red Tape Reduction Plan

19 July 2013

The Minister of Finance, Economic Development Tourism speaks to the public on a three-day awareness campaign on Red Tape Reduction in Cape Town.This plan is to reach out to small businesses and to widen the awareness campaign to the public. Read More

Minister hands over educational toys and blankets for Mandela Day

19 July 2013

Western Cape Minister of Social Development Albert Fritz handed over educational toys and blankets to the Little Stars Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre in Ysterplaat on Mandela Day. Read More

Minister, Youth Make Sandwiches for the Needy

19 July 2013

Western Cape Minister of Social Development Albert Fritz joined high school learners from Malmesbury in making and distributing sandwiches to the primary school learners in the community. Read More

Minister Signs Agreement with Sea Harvest in Saldanha

19 July 2013

Western Cape Minister of Social Development Albert Fritz signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sea Harvest in Saldanha on 16 July 2013. Read More

Minister Adresses Swartland Liquor Forum on Responsible Alcohol Trade

19 July 2013

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde It is important to note that government must strike a balance when drafting regulations around alcohol. Read More

Decision on Provincial Intervention in Oudtshoorn Municipality

18 July 2013

Joint statement by Minister of Local Government, Mr Anton Bredell and Minister of Finance, Mr Alan Winde. Read More

Western Cape Government and South African Wines Excel in Beijing

18 July 2013

The Western Cape Department, together with Wines of South Africa, recently hosted the second Beijing Wine Tasting in China. This year saw 16 wine companies exhibiting more than 250 South African wines. Read More

Western Cape Education Department Opens Second Phase of School Enrolment for 2014

17 July 2013

The second phase of enrolment at certain Western Cape schools is now open. Read More

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