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

News and Speeches for Department of Economic Development and Tourism

Red tape reduction focus at Ministry First Thursday

29 January 2018

This First Thursday, the Western Cape Ministry of Economic Development will focus on reducing red tape for businesses. The Western Cape’s Red Tape Reduction Unit will be launching their new look website and their small business start-up guide at... Read More

Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde on cruise ship season

26 January 2018

The arrival in Cape Town today of the luxurious Queen Mary ocean liner marks the peak of a strong cruise season for Cape Town. Read More

Local animation studio Triggerfish does the Western Cape proud

24 January 2018

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, has congratulated local animation studio Triggerfish for their superb work on the Oscar nominated film Revolting Rhymes. Read More

DEDAT Congratulates Green Cape on international awards

23 January 2018

The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP), run by Green Cape, has been recognised for its sterling and innovative work at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Read More

Avian Influenza update: Spread amongst poultry has halted.

9 January 2018

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, today (9 January 2018) announced that no new cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) have been confirmed at previously uninfected poultry farms in the province since 31 October 2017. Read More