News and Speeches Archive | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches Archive

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

Western Cape Celebrates the Opening of its Eighth School in 2011

25 August 2011

Representatives from the Ackerman Foundation, District Director Eugene Daniels, Mrs Diamond - Principal of Westlake Primary, Members of the SGB, Educators, Learners, Parents,Thank you for the kind invitation to be with you on this important occasion. Read More

International Seminar of the Institute of Municipal Personnel Practitioners

23 August 2011

Chairperson, thank you for the invitation to address you, your members and all delegates at this International Seminar of the Institute of Municipal Personnel Practitioners. Read More

Western Cape Leads the Way in Road Safety Practices

9 August 2011

Traffic safety management is one of my Department's priorities and we have a focused and committed approach to combatting road fatalities and to curb the road trauma suffered due to the still too many incidents happening daily on our roads. Read More

Doing the Right Things for the Right Results

2 August 2011

Chairperson of SALGA,Executive Mayors,Kollegas en vriende. Read More

Opening of Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centre in Hout Bay

25 July 2011

Over the past five years, the Provincial Government of the Western Cape and the City of Cape Town have identified a sharp increase in social, public health and safety challenges in the Hangberg and greater Hout Bay area that are directly associated... Read More

Sixth World Congress of Education International Address

21 July 2011

Executive Deputy President of South Africa, Mr Kgalema Motlanthe, Minister of Basic Education, Min Angie Motshekga, Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, Western Cape Minister for Education, Mr Donald Grant, Read More

Minister Bredell Salutes the Disaster Management Team

7 July 2011

Delivered by Peter Pullen on Behalf of Minister Anton Bredell Read More

WCED Launches the Encyclopedia Britannica Education Pilot Programme

3 July 2011

Good morning to you all. I am delighted to be here today for the launch of the WCED/Encyclopedia Britannica online Education Pilot Programme. Read More

Minister Madikizela: Public Participation Key to Equitable Management of Urban Land

29 June 2011

Professor Paulo Sandroni, Ms Kailash Bhana, Members of DAG, Guests and colleagues.Good afternoon ladies and gentleman. Read More

Minister Botha's Address at the Opening of the Karl Storz Surgical Skills Training Centre

21 June 2011

CEO of the Children's Hospital Trust, Louise Driver, and Trust colleagues, CEO of the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Dr Lungi Linda, German Consul-General, Mr Hans-Werner Bussmann, Read More

Minister Van Rensburg's Address to the Rural Development and Land Reform Debate

20 June 2011

Chair, Minister Nkwinti, provincial MECs and officials, Read More

Youth Development Should Translate into Economic Opportunities

15 June 2011

Today we remember the sacrifices made on this day in 1976. However, in order to truly commemorate Youth Day, it needs to be about more than just free food and t-shirts. Read More