News and Speeches Archive

Minister Winde to Provide Progress Report on Enterprise Development Fund

30 September 2013

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will be presenting a progress report on the Enterprise Development Fund on Tuesday, 1 October in Khayelitsha. Read More

Premier and Minister to Launch Walk4Health Lifestyle Wellness Initiative

30 September 2013

On Tuesday, 1 October, Premier Helen Zille and Western Cape Health Minister Theuns Botha will launch the Western Cape Government’s Walk4Health initiative, which aims to promote a culture of wellness through encouraging the adoption of active... Read More

Youth Outreach Uplifts Tulbagh Community

30 September 2013

Hundreds of youths from across the Western Cape made a direct difference in the lives of people in Tulbagh recently. Read More

Update on Phased Closure of GF Jooste Hospital

27 September 2013

The phased closure of GF Jooste Hospital and the commissioning of Mitchells Plain Hospital have commenced. The movements that will impact on the functioning of GF Jooste Hospital will take place in the next few days. Read More

Minister Tours Cape’s Popular Tourism Sights Ahead of World Tourism Day

27 September 2013

In celebration of World Tourism Day tomorrow (27 September 2013), Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, visited several of the province’s well-known tourist spots. Read More

Two Hundred Students to Attend Second Youth Entrepreneurship Conference

26 September 2013

Hundreds of students are expected to attend the Western Cape Government’s second Youth Entrepreneurs Connect conference at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Saturday, 28 September. Read More

WCED Develops Literacy Skills of Learners

26 September 2013

On Thursday, 26 September,WCED held a conference at the Cape Teaching and Leadership Institute (CTLI)to share ideas and best practice on how to improve the reading and writing skills of learners Read More

Invitation to Suppliers To Register on Supplier Database

26 September 2013

The Western Cape Government’s Department of Community Safety will host a series of public information sessions  to encourage and support prospective service providers and suppliers to register on their supplier database. Read More

Museum Gives a Voice to “Simonites”

26 September 2013

On Heritage Day, 24 September 2013, people who had been forcibly removed from Simon’s Town under the Group Areas Act returned to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the imposition of racial segregation in the town. The event was organised by the... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Grant to Visit Spring School in Manenberg

25 September 2013

Minister Grant will visit Alexander Sinton High School on Wednesday, 25 September, this school will be a Spring School venue for Grade 12 learners for schools in the Metro Central District . Read More

Communicare Applications Open in October

25 September 2013

Communicare is the oldest accredited social housing Non-Profit Company (NPC) in South Africa. With over six decades of delivering social housing to those in need, Communicare now owns and manages over 3 500 rental units in the Western Cape. Read More

Western Cape Indigenous Games Team Committed to Improve

25 September 2013

A number of individual Western Cape team members made the province proud at the National Indigenous Game Festival held in Pretoria from 20 to 24 September 2013. Read More

Celebrating Sports and Culture at Heritage Festival in Grassy Park

25 September 2013

About 800 young people took part in Heritage Day sports, arts and culture activities from baseball to breakdancing at the Fairmount High School in Grassy Park on 24 September 2013. Read More

Saturday Surgeries Set for Third Successful Run

25 September 2013

Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital will run its third successful Saturday Surgeries initiative between September 7 and October 26. The project will alleviate waiting lists for Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and General Paediatric Surgeries, some... Read More

WCED Supports Learners Ahead of National Senior Certificate Exams

25 September 2013

Minister Donald Grant visited Alexander Sinton High School, the "Spring School" venue which will be supporting matric learners for the upcoming NSC examination. Read More

Minister Grant to Attend Holiday Conference for Educators

25 September 2013

On Wednesday 26 September, Minister Grant will be attending a reading and writing conference at the Cape Teaching and Leadership Institute. Read More

Nuwe Begin Housing Development Delivers First Gap Units

25 September 2013

Nine beneficiaries will receive the keys to their Gap market houses at a ribbon-cutting event at the Nuwe Begin Housing Project in Eerste Rivier, Cape Town , today. Read More

Heritage Day celebrations in Bokmakierie

25 September 2013

Anti-gang programmes from Delft, Samora Machel, KTC, Nyanga East, Khayelitsha and Bokmakierie joined together for a day of fun in a Bokmakierie park on Heritage Day, 24 September 2013. Read More

Red Tape Reduction Intervention Saves Jobs

25 September 2013

Western Cape Government’s Red Tape Reduction Unit has intervened in saving a number of jobs in one of the country's largest companies. Read More

Learning and Growing at National Indigenous Games

23 September 2013

Players representing the Western Cape at the National Indigenous Games Festival are enjoying the competition. Read More

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