News and Speeches for Department of Economic Development and Tourism | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Economic Development and Tourism

MEDIA RELEASE: Province's entrepreneurs secure multi-million rand deals through

27 February 2017

Entrepreneurs will network with major funders at this year’s Western Cape Funding Fair. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the 2017 Western Cape Funding Fair (WCFF) is set to take place at the Cape Town International Convention... Read More

Minister Alan Winde to discuss tourism opportunities with local entrepreneurs

22 February 2017

Tomorrow (23 February 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will address tourism entrepreneurs from across the province on the state of the sector. Read More

Green energy saves city mall 2 200 electricity units each day

16 February 2017

A Cape Town shopping mall is saving 2 200 units of electricity each day due to the installation of renewable energy systems. Read More

City shopping mall set to save thousands of electricity units each day

15 February 2017

A city shopping mall is on track to save 2 000 units of electricity each day. This week, Bayside Mall takes centre stage in the Western Cape Government’s month-long energy efficiency awareness campaign. Read More

Western Cape residents to use digital game to drive social change

14 February 2017

A digital game competition is set to give Western Cape residents the opportunity to drive social change in their communities. Read More

Residents to have say on proposed Madiba statue

8 February 2017

Residents have been invited to have their say on the proposed Madiba statue at City Hall. Read More

Hundreds of new users connect to Western Cape Wi-Fi each day

7 February 2017

The Western Cape’s public Wi-Fi network is adding 250 new users a day as the service continues to expand. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, today (7 February 2017) provided an update on the Western Cape Government and Neotel’s public... Read More

Horse exports set for European Union

6 February 2017

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said a fresh consignment of horses was set for export to the European Union, via Mauritius. Read More

Solar energy saves city business millions

2 February 2017

A city-based company is set to save in the region of half a million rand due to the installation of energy efficient systems at its premises. Read More

Western Cape tourism sector showcase at Ministry First Thursday

2 February 2017

The Western Cape’s tourism sector will be showcased at the Ministry of Economic Opportunities First Thursday event tonight. Read More

Horse movement restrictions come into effect today

1 February 2017

The annual ban on the direct movement of horses into the Western Cape’s African Horse Sickness (AHS) Controlled Area zones comes into effect today (1 February 2017). Read More