News and Speeches Archive

Delft Residents to Reap Benefits of Broadband Access

31 March 2014

Delft residents are using technology to start and expand their own businesses, delivering a valuable contribution to the local economy.The Home of Compassion Ministries, based in Delft, is connecting residents to economic opportunities through a... Read More

School Learners Win Bursaries to Further Finance, Economic Degrees

31 March 2014

In 2009, Lucas entered the Nedbank, Western Cape Provincial Treasury and Western Cape Department of Education Essay Writing Awards and was one of its first winners. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses in Klapmuts

31 March 2014

Today, Monday 31 March 2014, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will attend the official handover ceremony of housing units to beneficiaries of Klapmuts project in Stellenbosch. Read More

Jazz Festival Workshops in Cape Town

28 March 2014

“African’s grandest gathering”, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF), will be hosting various workshops at the Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town on 28 and 29 March 2014. The programme includes urban master classes, music business... Read More

Proposal to Increase Motor Vehicle Licence Fees by 3.4%

28 March 2014

The Department of Transport and Public Works invites all vehicle owners to comment on the proposed 3.4% motor vehicle licence fee increase before Friday, 25 April 2014 Read More

Knysna Hospital Boasts New Emergency Centre

28 March 2014

The new Knysna Hospital Emergency Centre (EC) was officially opened, to the delight of the Knysna community, on Friday 28 March 2014 by the Western Cape Health Minister, Mr Theuns Botha. Read More

Accredited Training for EPWP Beneficiaries at KKNK

27 March 2014

About 100 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries will receive training in Arts and Culture Management on Community Level at the ABSA Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK) in Oudtshoorn from 30 March to 4 April 2014. Read More

Situation Report Three: African Horse Sickness Outbreak

27 March 2014

There are currently six properties with 24 confirmed cases of African Horse Sickness (AHS) within the AHS containment zoneSince the last situation report there have been six deaths in the containment zone. All these horses have been sampled and will... Read More

Batter Up for MOD Learners

27 March 2014

A total of 405 junior baseball players from across the Western Cape gathered in Cape Town for a festival of baseball on 23 and 24 March 2014. Fourteen MOD (Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth) Centre teams were joined... Read More

Department Lines Up “Life After Hurt” at KKNK

26 March 2014

A rural drama group from Knysna will be performing its award-winning theatre production at the ABSA Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK) in Oudtshoorn from 29 March to 5 April 2014. Read More

Western Cape Government on Partnerships to Develop Four Prime City Properties

26 March 2014

The Western Cape is determined to improve potential properties and develop strategic partnerships with the private sector. Read More

Financial Skills Shortage is Critical, Province Intervenes to Meet Demand

26 March 2014

A lack of skills in the financial services sector in the Western Cape has been listed as a critical issue, according to a joint report released last night. Read More

Western Cape Conducts Competency Testing for National Senior Certificate Markers

26 March 2014

The Western Cape Education Department aims to improve quality towards the marking credibility of the National Senior Certificate examinations in the province. Read More

Minister Winde to Meet Entrepreneurs Benefitting from Online Access

26 March 2014

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will conduct a site visit tomorrow (27 March 2014) to a Delft-based non-profit organisation which is using internet connectivity to help entrepreneurs expand their businesses. Read More

Power Failures Take Toll on the Economy

25 March 2014

Power outages represent a significant cost to the South African economy, and by implication the Western Cape economy, especially in our labour-intensive industries. Read More

ANC Must Assure Peaceful March Following Re-instatement of Lili and Nkohla

25 March 2014

Media Statement by the Premier of Western Cape, Helen Zille Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses in De Doorns

25 March 2014

Today, Wednesday 26 March 2014, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will attend the official handover ceremony of housing units to beneficiaries of the De Doorns project in De Doorns. Read More

Youth Musicians Mentored at Jazz Festival

25 March 2014

Four talented young musicians have been receiving a valuable learning opportunity after being chosen to provide behind-the-scenes support to the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) on 28 and 29 March 2014. The four all participate in... Read More

Western Cape Agriculture Announces R860 million Budget Allocation for 2014/15

25 March 2014

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, today announced his department's budget of R860 million for the 2014/15 financial year. Van Rensburg used the opportunity to reflect over the 2009 to 2014 political... Read More

Bhongolethu Slamdunks for Women’s Rights

25 March 2014

Two selected Oudtshoorn basketball teams from Bhongolethu Primary and High School and Fezekile High School MOD (Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth) Centre participated in the Women’s Rights Basketball Tournament at... Read More

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