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News and Speeches Archive

Transport and Public Works Receives Top Honours at SAIGA Annual Reporting Awards

18 September 2014

SAIGA has adjudicated that the 2013 Annual Report of the Department of Transport and Public Works (Western Cape Government) is the winner in the following categories: Read More

AGM of the South African Forum of Civil Engineering Contractors

18 September 2014

Good evening ladies and gentlemen, members of the South African Forum of Civil Engineering Contractors (SAFCEC). I am honoured to have been invited to address you all this evening. Read More

Opening of the Knysna Provincial Traffic Centre

11 September 2014

The Executive Mayor of Knysna, Georlene Wolmarans.The Municipal Manager of the town, Ms Lauren Waring.The Knysna Traffic Chief Mr Steven Langand, the Acting Traffic Chief of George Municipality, Mr Pat Jordaan.Th Read More

The Western Cape Government is Committed to Building a Reading Nation

8 September 2014

Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister Nomafrench Mbombo's speech during National Book Week 2014 Read More

Handover of Final Report on Commission of Inquiry into Policing in Khayelitsha

25 August 2014

Speech by Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape, at the handover of the final report on the Commission of inquiry into Policing in Khayelitsha. Read More

Western Cape Government Recognises and Promotes Cultural Groups in the Province

14 August 2014

On 14 August, Minister Mbombo addressed the Provincial Legislature on the promotion of cultural groups in the province. Read More

Minister Mbombo's Address at Spar National Netball Championships Opening

11 August 2014

Minister Mbombo opened the Spar National Netball Championships on Monday, 11 August. Read More

Minister Mbombo's Address at the Woman's Day Debate

8 August 2014

Debate on "Substance abuse and domestic violence: the rights, role and contribution of women in the Western Cape". Read More

Minister Fritz Launches Directory of Services for Victims of Crime and Violence

7 August 2014

On 7 August 2014, Minister Fritz launched the Western Cape Directory of Services for Victims of Crime and Violence, in Mitchell’s Plain. Read More

The Beginning of a Better You

2 August 2014

Minister Fritz attended his last Graduation Ceremony as the Chair of the current board of Trustees of Chrysalis Academy. Read More

Minister Mbombo's Address to the National Council of Provinces

24 July 2014

On 24 July, Minister Mbombo addressed the National Council of Provinces on the budget for arts and culture. Read More

Co-operative Governance Crucial For Better Service Delivery

24 July 2014

It is an honour for me to represent the Western Cape Provincial Parliament here today in my first appearance in the NCOP as the Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works. Read More

National Council of Provinces Debate on Budget Vote 19 – Social Development

23 July 2014

Minister Albert Fritz, addressed the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on 23 July to outline objectives for the Western Cape Department of Social Development. Read More

"Actions for Angie": Amend the Quintile System and Tackle Competency Testing

23 July 2014

Minister Schäfer calls for the amendment of the Quintile System and the introduction of competency testing for NSC markers across all provinces. Read More

National Department of Transport Budget Vote Speech 2014

15 July 2014

Honourable Chairperson;Deputy Minister of Transport, Honourable Sindisiwe Chikunga;Honourable Chairperson, Ms Dikeledi Magadzi and Honourable members of the Transport Portfolio Committee;Honourable Members of Parliament present here Read More

Minister Fritz Launches Second Youth Cafe

11 July 2014

[The following is an extract of the speech delivered by Minister Albert Fritz at the launch of the Western Cape’s second Youth Café in Vangate Mall, Athlone on 11 July 2014] Read More

Minister Mbombo's Address at the Opening of the SA National Darts Championships

7 July 2014

Good evening ladies and gentlemen, Thank you for the invitation to address you at this auspicious opening ceremony. I would like to say a special ‘good evening’ to my fellow speakers:  The President of Darts South Africa, Graham Stark. Read More

Dove Club 50th Anniversary: A Beacon of Light to the Elderly

28 June 2014

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen,I feel so privileged to be standing here in front of you today. The Dove Club is today celebrating a major milestone in its existence, and can I take this particular moment to thank Mr. G. Wakefield for having... Read More

Minister Mbombo's Address at the Opening of the kwaNonqaba Library

27 June 2014

Good morning ladies and gentlemen, A special welcome to the National Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, The Mayor of Mossel Bay Municipality, Alderlady Ferreira, Read More