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News and Speeches for Department of Economic Development and Tourism

Business support centre to be launched in Mitchells Plain

13 November 2016

Tomorrow, (Monday, 14 November 2016) Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will deliver the keynote address at the launch of a business support centre in Mitchells Plain. Read More

South Africa announced as top outsourcing destination

11 November 2016

South Africa has been announced as the world’s top offshoring destination. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said South Africa was named Best Offshoring Destination at the Global Sourcing Association Awards, hosted in London last... Read More

Drought relief welcomed

8 November 2016

Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities We welcome the R12 million allocation from the National Government for drought relief, to be used to provide fodder for animals. Read More

Creative and design showcase for Ministry First Thursday

2 November 2016

Creativity and design take centre stage at this week’s First Thursday. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said the Cape Craft and Design Institute would host a Creative Exchange as part of the Ministry’s First Thursday programme. Read More

Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities

1 November 2016

Today (31 October 2016), Minister Winde addressed the World Energy Cities Partnership at the Westin. Minister Winde opened the session, “Developing an Energy Sector Hub”. Please see Minister Winde’s address below: Read More

National Government's gas to power strategy - Statement by Minister Alan Winde

1 November 2016

The Western Cape Government is disappointed that Saldanha Bay was not identified as a port for the importation of natural gas in the Preliminary Information Memorandum released by the Department of Energy on 3 October 2016. Read More

Employment conditions in SA wine industry

25 October 2016

Minister Alan Winde has taken note of a documentary produced by a Danish filmmaker regarding employment conditions in the South African wine industry. Read More

The Central Supplier Database

19 August 2016

The Central Supplier Database The Central Supplier Database (CSD) was launched on 1 September 2015.  It is compulsory for all prospective suppliers to be registered on the CSD with effect from 1 April 2016.  What is the CSD? Read More

Know your rights: Celebrating World Consumer Rights Day

15 March 2016

The Western Cape Office of the Consumer Protector will be joining consumer protection agencies across the world to celebrate World Consumer Rights Day on 15 March. Read More

Western Cape residents' internet behaviour revealed

4 February 2016

4 February 2016 The average Western Cape resident spends more than 20% of their monthly income on connectivity. Read More

Department of Economic Development and Tourism Budget Speech 2015

26 March 2015

Growing the economy and creating jobs is not the easiest job at the best of times. But when you throw in policy uncertainty, unreliable electricity supply and restrictive regulations it becomes almost impossible. Read More

Department of Agriculture 2015 Budget Speech

25 March 2015

Mr Speaker, Premier Zille, Cabinet colleagues and Members of the Provincial Legislature, Director-General and Heads of Departments, Our partners in business, civil society and labour, Residents of the Western Cape, The media. Read More

Premier Helen Zille and Minister Alan Winde officially launch Barn Khayelitsha

23 March 2015

Premier Helen Zille and Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, this week launched a multi-million rand business incubator to support tech entrepreneurs and drive job creation in Khayelitsha and Mitchell's Plain. Read More

Call for Applications for Western Cape Funding Fair 2015

27 November 2014

Deloitte and the Western Cape Government join forces to launch the Western Cape Funding Fair. Read More

Sector achievements celebrated at second Sector Connect event

31 October 2014

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, addressed members of the Western Cape’s key sectors on their importance in the province’s economy on 23 October 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Welcome 2014 PAY Project Interns

3 April 2014

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will on Friday, 4 April 2014 officially welcome the successful candidates selected for Premier’s Advancement of Youth (PAY) Project. Read More

Western Cape Government awards top entrepreneurs

19 September 2013

In September the winners of the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards were announced. Developed to recognise the achievements, passion and talent of the province’s entrepreneurs, the Awards form part of the Western Cape Government’s SMME... Read More

Tourism Month Opens With a Focus on Province’s Natural Attractions

2 September 2013

Tourism Month officially started yesterday, 1 September 2013. In keeping with this year's international theme, water-based tourism, the Western Cape's beaches and natural attractions will be showcased as part of the Province's celebrations. Read More

Liquor Authority Rolls Out Alcohol Abuse Awareness Sessions

1 August 2013

Liquor Authority awareness sessions start in Malmesbury on 6 August and end in Mossel Bay on 30 August. Read More

Worcester Bottle Store’s Licence Temporarily Suspended

31 July 2013

A Cape Winelands bottle store’s licence had been suspended after allegations of withholding farmworkers documents. Read More