News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

Western Cape Government Launches Wellness Mobiles to Screen Learners

25 November 2013

The Western Cape Government is delighted to announce an exciting new health initiative that will expand the access to healthcare services of learners in schools in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Lead Cabinet Outreach in Worcester

25 November 2013

Premier Helen Zille and the Western Cape Cabinet will visit Worcester for a Cabinet Outreach Session on Tuesday 26 November 2013. Read More

Sport Stars Crowned at Annual Metropole Awards

25 November 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Western Province (WP) Sport Council honoured notable sport achievers at the annual Metropole Sport Awards in Goodwood on Friday, 22 November 2013. Read More

Local Government Awarded Top Walk4Health Team

25 November 2013

Increased energy and vitality is one of the spin-offs of regular exercise and this exuberance was indeed tangible at the Walk4Health awards evening held at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) on 25 November 2013. Read More

16 Days of Activism - Minister Plato Launches Western Cape Government’s Campaign

23 November 2013

On Saturday, 23 November 2013, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Dan Plato will launch the Western Cape Government’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign in Bredasdord. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Launch Family Services Forum Today

22 November 2013

The Department of Social Development will officially launch the Western Cape's Family Services Forum on 22 November 2013. Read More

Department of Transport Launches "It Only Takes a Second to Save a Life” Campaign

22 November 2013

Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle with the province's road safety partners launched the “It Only Takes A Second To Save A Life” campaign on Thursday, 21 November. Read More

Over 60 Nurses Graduate from Worcester Hospital Nursing School

22 November 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha congratulates the 62 nurses who was awarded certificates and badges at the Worcester-East Church Hall in Worcester on Thursday, 14 November 2013. Read More

Boland Sport Stars Crowned in Paarl

22 November 2013

The best regional sport achievers were crowned at the Boland Sport Awards in Paarl on Thursday, 21 November 2013. The ceremony was hosted by the Cape Winelands District Municipality, in partnership with the Boland Sport Council and the Department of... Read More

Minister Botha Welcomes New Health Emergency Medical Services Director

22 November 2013

On Friday, 22 November 2013 Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, officially announced the appointment of the new Director of Western Cape Government Health Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Launch “It Only Takes a Second to Save a Life” Campaign

21 November 2013

The Department of Transport and Public Works will today launch the safely home multi-media campaign which places an emphases the importance of seat-belt usage. Read More

Safety of Cyclists and Blue Lights Regulations Announced

21 November 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works on the publication of the Safety of Cyclists and Blue Lights Regulations on Wednesday, 20 November. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Present the Western Cape Mini-Budget Today

21 November 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will today present the Province's mini-budget and outline Western Cape Government's policy and budget priorities for the next three years in Parliament. Read More

Minister Bredell Wrap's up Fire and Flood Awareness Campaign

21 November 2013

The Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Anton Bredell, through its Western Cape Disaster Management Centre (WCDMC), will honour the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) and Lifesavin Read More

16 Days of Activism: Protect Our Women and Children Against Violence

21 November 2013

Held every year from 25 November to 10 December, 16 Days of aims to raises awareness about violence against women and children. Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital Honours Long-Serving Employees

21 November 2013

A total of 39 Red Cross Children’s Hospital employees were honoured for their many years of dedicated service to the people of the Western Cape. Read More

Groote Schuur Hospital Celebrates 2 500 Kidney Transplants

21 November 2013

The Groote Schuur Hospital is proud to be the only transplant centre in the country with a dedicated transplant team. As part their most recent milestone, patients who have had kidney transplants at the hospital were invited to tell their story. Read More

Local Rescue Diver Receives International Commendation for Bravery at Sea

21 November 2013

On 22 November 2013, Fabian Higgins boards a plane to the United Kingdom where he will receive his commendation from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for demonstrating exceptional bravery at sea. Read More

Department to Honour Metropole Sport Stars

20 November 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is honouring elite sports people in the Western Cape for outstanding achievements at a number of regional Sports Awards events this month. Read More

Greenest Municipality Competition Winners Announced

20 November 2013

Minister of Environmental Affairs, Anton Bredell announces on the winners of the annual Greenest Municipalities competition 2013. Read More

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