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

News and Speeches for Department of Economic Development and Tourism

Thirty tonnes of cheese; 30 000 attendees at SA Cheese Festival

28 April 2017

Around 30 000 people are expected to attend the SA Cheese Festival this weekend. Organisers estimate 30 tonnes of cheese will be consumed at the three-day festival, which kicks off at Sandringham today (28 April 2017). Read More

Residents invited to join the inaugural Cross Cape cycle ride

26 April 2017

The inaugural ride of the Western Cape’s Cross Cape cycling route kicks off next month. Read More

Western Cape producers to exhibit at SA Cheese Festival

26 April 2017

The Western Cape’s top food producers will be exhibiting at the SA Cheese Festival at the weekend. This year the 16th Cheese Festival takes place between 28 April and 30 April at Sandringham. Read More

Thousands in city for World Travel Market Africa

18 April 2017

More than 5 000 delegates are in the Western Cape this week for the World Travel Market (WTM) Africa trade show. Read More

Swellendam is named as South Africa's top eco-friendly destination

4 April 2017

Investment readiness for entrepreneurs is the focus of First Thursday in April, at the Ministry of Economic Opportunities. Businesses will be able to engage with Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde and his team in the Western Cape Department... Read More

Western Cape developers to pitch innovative digital games to judges

3 April 2017

The winner of a digital game aimed at empowering residents to uplift their communities, will be announced tomorrow. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will announce the winner of the Serious About Games initiative at the Bandwidth Barn... Read More