News and Speeches Archive

Provincial Economic Review and Outlook 2011 Speech

28 September 2011

Honourable Speaker,Premier and Cabinet colleagues,Leader of the Opposition,Members of the provincial parliament,Director-General,Heads of Department,Business leaders,The media,Special guests,Citizens of the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Carlisle: The Legacy of Nelson Mandela, Post-1994

21 September 2011

The Honourable Witbooi said we must go back to before 1994 and I agree with her.I first saw Nelson Mandela in either 1957, or 1958 - I can't remember exactly - at a rally in Victory Square in Western Native Township. Read More

Provincial Climate Change Summit Address

19 September 2011

Honourable Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs - Ms Edna Molewa Provincial Minister of Economic Development, Finance and Tourism: Mr Alan Winde Acting Deputy Director General: Environmental Affairs: Mr Peter Lukey Municipal and Provincial... Read More

New Burns Unit: Ensuring Better Patient Outcomes and Increased Emotional Support

14 September 2011

MC Helen White, German Consul-General, Herr Hans-Werner Bussmann CEO of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Dr Lungi Linda Chairman of the Trust, Mr Chris Niland CEO of the Trust, Ms Louise Driver Patron of the Trust, Ms Amanda Bloch, Read More

Minister Madikizela's Closing Address at the International Housing and Construction Conference

13 September 2011

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, presented the closing address at the International Housing and Construction Conference at the Cape Sun, Cape Town. Read More

Creative Partnerships for Sustainable Human Settlements

9 September 2011

I am very excited by the partnership between Habitat for Humanity and Property 24. At the Department of Human Settlements, we have a core mission to create integrated and sustainable communities. Read More

The Way Forward for the Liquor Act

8 September 2011

Today is International Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Day, the day to recognise that many children are being born into the world without any hope of leading a normal life because their mothers drank during pregnancy. Read More

Disaster Management: The Way Forward

7 September 2011

I am pleased to confirm that the Provincial Disaster Management and Fire Services Team, under the very able leadership of Mr Colin Deiner, dealt with a wide-ranging number of floods and fires in the province over the past few months. Read More