News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Condolences to Families of Police Officers Killed on Duty

17 October 2013

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I condemn the latest attack on police officers in the Western Cape. These police officers were killed while in the line of duty. Read More

Masincedane Beneficiaries to Receive Houses in Cape Town

17 October 2013

Four deserving beneficiaries will receive the keys to their new homes from the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, at the Masincedane People's Housing Project (PHP) in Strand, Cape Town on Friday 18 October. Read More

First Aid Training for Khayelitsha Initiation Carers

16 October 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will partner with the City of Cape Town to provide carers and traditional surgeons from Khayelitsha with important information about making initiation rituals safer and more environmentally... Read More

Minister Carlisle Addresses Property Ownership in the Western Cape

16 October 2013

Statement By Robin Carlisle, Minister Of Transport And Public Works on property ownership across the province and Cape Town's CBD. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Table Western Cape's 2013 Economic and Social Review

16 October 2013

On Thursday, 17 October 2013, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde, will table the 2013 Provincial Economic Review and Outlook (PERO) and Municipal Review and Outlook (MERO) in the Provincial Legislature.Minister Winde will discuss: Read More

Western Cape Tourism Attractions Welcome Millions

15 October 2013

Western Cape popular tourism attractions received over 25 million visitors over the past year, an increase welcomed by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism. Read More

George Municipality to Benefit From R1 Billion Investment

15 October 2013

Western Cape Government outlines the strategies and plans for the George Municipality to create more opportunities for the people. Read More

Minister to Announce Steps to Alleviate Funding Challenges of Fee-paying Schools

14 October 2013

Today, 14 October 2013, Minister of Education Donald Grant will announce significant steps to relieve the funding challenges of Western Cape fee-paying schools. Read More

Number of No-Fee Schools to Increase In 2014

14 October 2013

Minister Donald Grant outlines the new proposal to have more no-fee schools in the Western Cape. Read More

Western Cape Disaster Management Sponsors Launch of Braille Material

14 October 2013

Western Cape Disaster Management, under the Department of Local Government, will hand over R15 000 to Read More

Western Cape Government Continues to Improve Financial Governance

14 October 2013

The Western Cape Government commends the departments' achievements, as good financial governance is the Western Cape's top priority. Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital Opens New Infectious Diseases Centre

14 October 2013

Pneumonia remains the major cause of death in children worldwide despite the fact that it is preventable, according to health professionals at South Africa’s renowned children’s hospital. Read More

Countess of Wessex to Visit Chrysalis Academy

11 October 2013

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be welcoming Her Royal Highness, the Countess of Wessex, to the Chrysalis Academy. Read More

Additional Trauma Support and Counselling in Manenberg

11 October 2013

Task teams set up to address the need for increased trauma support and counselling in Manenberg. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Officially Release 2012/13 Audit Results

11 October 2013

Minister Alan Winde will be formally releasing the Western Cape Government’s audit report for the 2012/13 financial year on Monday, 14 October. Read More

Media Alert: World Homeless Day

10 October 2013

World Homeless Day is observed on 10 October. Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be speaking at an event hosted by the City of Cape Town to focus on the plight of homeless people. Read More

MOD Sport, Music, Dance and Library Activities for Manenberg Learners

10 October 2013

The Western Cape Government is creating opportunities for learners at six schools in Manenberg to access a comprehensive package of after-school sports and arts activities. Read More

Minister Welcomes Designation Plans for Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone

10 October 2013

Statement by Minister Alan Winde regarding the announcement of the official designation of the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Take Part in World Habitat Day Celebrations

10 October 2013

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over certificates to 39 beneficiaries of the 2 083 unit Pelikan Park housing development in Cape Town tomorrow, as part of a Habitat for Humanity event commemorating World... Read More

Metered Taxi Industry Elects Fully Representative Provincial Council

10 October 2013

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

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