News and Speeches Archive

Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) And Adjusted Estimates Speech 2009

25 November 2009

Speaker, Premier and members of this House We have just entered a new electoral cycle, and with this comes the opportunity to strengthen existing policies, and develop and introduce new ones that better the lives of all of our people living in the... Read More

Provincial Economic Review & Outlook (PER&O) Speech 2009

23 November 2009

SpeakerPremierLeader of the OppositionMembers of the Provincial LegislatureRepresentatives of labour, business and civil societyDirector-General and Heads of DepartmentsHonoured guests  Read More

Launch of the Meet the Minister Programme

11 November 2009

In the last few months, we have seen an increase in the number of service delivery protests across the country, including here in Cape Town. People are getting frustrated, and this is understandable. Read More

Launch of the Meet the Minister Programme

11 November 2009

In the last few months, we have seen an increase in the number of service delivery protests across the country, including here in Cape Town. People are getting frustrated, and this is understandable. Read More

South African Principals Association year end Function

27 October 2009

Ms van Heerden Mr De Korte Principals Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to address you all tonight. It's hard to believe that we are fast approaching the end of the school year. Read More

Address to Public Liaison and Call Centre Staff on First Day of Presidential Hotline

13 September 2009

Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to meet you today, on this historic occasion as we launch the call centre to staff in the Presidency, from national departments and provinces. Read More

Opportunities to be Created for a Self-Reliant Society

9 September 2009

Mr Programme Director Honourable Mayor Jonas and Councillors The District Manager, Mr Mongezi Pike and Staff members Representatives of the Stakeholder fraternity Ladies & Gentleman Read More

What can Each of Us do to Turn our Schools into Centres of Excellence

30 August 2009

Professor O'Connell Graeme Bloch Dr Ramphele Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen Read More

Provincial Treasury Bursary Awards Speech

2 August 2009

As Minister of Finance and custodian of the province's purse, it is my duty to ensure that a strong foundation is laid for the best possible return on the resources that we expend. A major key to doing so is to improve efficiency in our operations. Read More

Budget speech 2009 / 2010: Provincial Treasury (Vote 3)

24 June 2009

Speaker Premier MEC's Honoured Guests Read More

Budget speech 2009/2010: Department of Transport and Public Works (Vote 10)

24 June 2009

Premier Helen Zille Cabinet colleagues Honourable Speaker Honourable Members of the Legislature Friends and family Guests Read More

Budget speech 2009/2010: Department of Economic Development and Tourism (Vote 12)

22 June 2009

The Department of Economic Development and Tourism is about stability and growth. But more so, it’s about the need to bring dignity to the people of our province. Read More

Budget speech 2009/2010: Extract from Department of Economic Development and Tourism Speech (Vote 12)

22 June 2009

Over the MTEF period an amount of R906-million has been provided to Vote 12, with a mandate to develop the economy. A provision of R276.4-million has been set aside for the current fiscal year. We will spend the voted funds to: Read More

Budget Speech 2009/2010: Department of Health (Vote 6)

22 June 2009

Mr. Speaker Honourable Premier Zille Leader of the Opposition Members of the Diplomatic Corps Honourable Members Role Players from the Public and Private Health Sector Media Representatives Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen INTRODUCTION Read More

Budget Speech 2009/2010: Department of the Premier (Vote 1)

18 June 2009

Honourable Speaker Cabinet Members Leader of the Opposition Leaders of political parties Honourable Members Director-General Colleagues and friends Citizens of the Western Cape Read More

Budget Speech: Second Reading Speech-2009/2010

17 June 2009

Mr Speaker, this budget was tabled four months ago by my predecessor. We've had an election and a change of government between then and now. The PFMA require us to pass this budget before the end of this month so as to avoid any expenditure... Read More

Budget speech 2009/2010: Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning

17 June 2009

Honourable Speaker Honourable Premier of the Western Cape Provincial Cabinet Colleagues Members of the Provincial Legislature Executive Mayors Partners in Local Government Invited Guests Ladies and Gentlemen Read More

State of the Nation Address: June 2009

2 June 2009

Honourable Speaker; Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP; Deputy President of the Republic, Kgalema Motlanthe Former President of the Republic, Thabo Mbeki, Read More

State of the Province Address: May 2009

28 May 2009

Honourable Speaker Cabinet colleagues Leader of the Opposition Members of the Diplomatic Corps Leaders of political parties Honourable Members Leaders of local government Director-General and Heads of Department Religious leaders Read More

Inauguration Speech by President Jacob Zuma

8 May 2009

Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Read More

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