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News and Speeches Archive


Extract of Minister Schäfer's Speech at Cape Teaching and Leadership Institute

17 July 2014

Today, Minister Debbie Schäfer addressed 160 educators from across the province that attended a five-day workshop on Women in and into Management and Leadership Positions Workshop presented by Cape Teaching Leadership Institute. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Schäfer to Attend Women's Workshop

16 July 2014

On Thursday 17th July 2014, Minister Debbie Schäfer will be addressing Educators attending The Cape Teaching Leadership Institute ‘Women In and Into Management and Leadership Positions’ Workshop. Read More

Western Cape Companies Win Big at International Innovation Awards

16 July 2014

Two Western Cape companies have earned international recognition for the province’s R19 billion food industry.Blue Africa Trading and Munch Bowls both won big at the SIAL Innovation Awards which were held in Shanghai earlier this week. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Accompany Minister Mbalula to Manenberg

16 July 2014

Tomorrow, 17 July 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be accompanying the Minister of Sport Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Hand Over Mandela Condolence Books to Archives

16 July 2014

Tomorrow, 17 July 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be officially handing over the 200 condolence books that have been brought from all over the Western Cape to the Read More

Media Alert: Ministerial Outreach in Manenberg

15 July 2014

Sport and Recreation Minister and Deputy Minister will together with Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport MEC give their time to the Manenberg community in honour of Madiba on 17 July 2014. Read More

Statement by Premier Helen Zille on the Lwandle Commission of Inquiry

15 July 2014

On Friday 11 July 2014, the Department of Human Settlements received a letter from the Potgieter Committee investigating SANRAL’s June Lwandle evictions, inviting us to submit oral evidence to the Committee today.  Read More

Chapman’s Peak Toll Fee Increase

15 July 2014

The annual increase of the Chapman’s Peak Drive toll fees will take effect on 1 August 2014.The increase is determined according to the percentage increase between the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in March the previous year and March the current year... Read More

Accessible Public Transport Service

14 July 2014

Final Call for All People whose Physical Disabilities Render Them Unable to Use Mainstream Public Transport Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Make Recommendations on Initiation Policy

14 July 2014

On Monday, 14 July 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be announcing the Western Cape Government’s recommendations to the National Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs on its draft N Read More

Welcoming People With Disabilities To The Workplace

14 July 2014

Disability means many things to many people, but the British Council of Organisations of Disabled People described it well as "the disadvantage or restriction of activity caused by a society that takes little or no account of people who have... Read More

Minister Mbombo Outlines Policy to Help Curb Initiation Deaths

14 July 2014

Recently the Western Cape Government has submitted its comments on the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs’ (COGTA) policy on initiation formally known as the Draft National Policy on the Read More

285 Fines Issued at Weekend Roadblocks

14 July 2014

Results of Provincial Traffic Services Weekend Traffic Operations on 11 and 12 July 2014 Read More

Premier and Mayor to Provide Update on Lwandle Ministerial Inquiry

14 July 2014

Premier Helen Zille and Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille will jointly brief the media tomorrow, 15 July 2014, on the current status of the Western Cape Government and the City of Cape Town’s response to the Lwandle Ministerial Inquiry, as set up... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Congratulate Award-winning Companies

14 July 2014

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will congratulate two award-winning Western Cape companies which have earned international attention for their innovative products. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Plato to Visit Youth Holiday Programmes

11 July 2014

On Sunday, 13 July 2014, and Monday, 14 July 2014, Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, will be continuing his visits to the youth holiday programmes under the Youth Safety and Religion Partnership (YSRP) programme. Read More

How Will You Use Your 67 Minutes on 18 July?

11 July 2014

How will you spend your 67 minutes for Mandela? South Africans are once again called on to dedicate some of their time to honour our former president, Nelson Mandela. Read More

Celebrating a Life of a Legend - Nelson Mandela Day

11 July 2014

On Friday, 18 July 2014 the world celebrates Mandela Day. We asked a few people how they plan on spending their 67 minutes for Mandela and what his legacy means to them. Find out what they had to say. Read More

New High Mast Lights to Make Eikenfontein Station Safer For Commuters

10 July 2014

Joint Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Richard Walker, Metrorail Regional Manager Read More

Beneficiaries Receive Homes in Railton, Swellendam

10 July 2014

A number of Railton Community members in Swellendam became proud owners of their new homes, at a handover ceremony lead by the Municipal Manager of Swellendam Municipality, Mr Cecil Africa. Read More