Voice of the Cape

Helen Zille

Zille promises to help D6 claimants

District Six claimants have called for Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to explain herself after her department failed to adhere to the Land Claims Court ruling that they must deliver a “holistic” development plan for the area. At a meeting held at the CPUT campus in District[…]

Read »

‘Time to say goodbye,’ sings Helen Zille

“Time to say goodbye…” Helen Zille sang, her voice trailing off as she got to the unfamiliar, Italian part of Andrea Bocelli’s song. She came to the podium jiving and singing along to Brenda Fassie’s ‘Vulindlela’ in the Bellville Velodrome on Saturday, where she, as outgoing premier, addressed the rally[…]

Read »

New D6 community health centre opens

After months of hard work, finally the ribbon was cut to officially unveil the District Six Community Day Centre (CDC) on Wednesday. Premier Helen Zille and Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo did the honours at the special event, attended by members of the District Six community. The R104 million four-storey District[…]

Read »

Gigaba’s R6bn drought relief too little too late: Zille

The R6-billion allocated by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba for drought relief and infrastructure is a drop in the ocean‚ Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said on Thursday. “Although R6-billion is a lot of money‚ divided between five provinces it will hardly touch sides if it is intended both for relief[…]

Read »

University study to probe child killings in WCape

Premier Helen Zille has decided that a university-led study will probe the spate of child murders in the Western Cape. Zille met with child protection NGOs and the Human Rights Commission to discuss the way forward regarding child murders in the province. Close to 40 children have been murdered in[…]

Read »
WhatsApp WhatsApp us