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News and Speeches for Provincial Treasury

Ministers Winde and Meyer Get a Dash of Cape Malay Culture

14 September 2011

Today, Western Cape Tourism Minister, Alan Winde, and Western Cape Cultural Affairs Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer, donned striped yellow aprons to blend together the ingredients for a truly Cape Malay cultural experience. Read More

Media Alert: Minister van Rensburg to Visit a Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Project

7 September 2011

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, will be visiting two farming projects in the Grabouw area which the Western Cape Department of Agriculture is involved in. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Announce Way Forward for Western Cape Liquor Act

7 September 2011

On Friday, 9 September 2011, Minister Alan Winde will announce the way forward for the Western Cape Liquor Act (2008). Read More

Media Alert: Minister van Rensburg to Address Drinking Water Problems

7 September 2011

Minister van Rensburg will visit Paarl farmer, JT Basson, on his farm in Paarl today at 10:30. He will be accompanied by the Drakenstein Mayor, Gesie van Deventer, and they will discuss short-term solutions to provide drinking water to the farm's... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Open World Tourism Month

30 August 2011

On Thursday, Western Cape Minister of Tourism, Alan Winde, will officially open World Tourism Month. Read More

Minister van Rensburg Responds to Farm Worker Reports

29 August 2011

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, once again urges anyone with information on the implementation of the "dop-system", where farm workers in the Western Cape are allegedly being paid with wine, to come... Read More

Western Cape Government Responds to Human Rights Watch Report

23 August 2011

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Economic Development, today met with Read More

Media Alert: Top Western Cape Companies to be Recognised at Special Awards Ceremony

23 August 2011

Tomorrow, two companies assisted by the Western Cape Government's Enterprise Development Fund - Greenworld Chemicals and Spice Mecca - will go head to head with five competitors in the emerging sector of the Western Cape Productivity Awards. Read More

Media Alert: Launch of the 2011 World Competitiveness Yearbook

18 August 2011

On Monday, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will give the keynote address at the launch of the IMD 2011 World Competitiveness Yearbook. IMD, based in Switzerland, is one of the world's leading business... Read More

Economic Development Agency Gets Cabinet Approval

17 August 2011

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and TourismToday, the Provincial Cabinet gave in-principle approval for the formation of a Western Cape Economic Development Agency (EDA). Read More

Western Cape Government and UWC Partner to Boost Regional Economics Research

15 August 2011

At an official ceremony on Tuesday, Western Cape Minister of Economic Development, Alan Winde, and University of the Western Cape Rector, Professor Brian O'Connell, signed a groundbreaking new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Government Partners with UWC to Boost Economic Research

14 August 2011

On Tuesday, Western Cape Minister of Economic Development, Alan Winde, and University of the Western Cape Rector, Professor Brian O'Connell, will sign a groundbreaking new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Read More

Media Alert: Consular Corp Visit Set to Drive Investment in Film Studio

10 August 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Ministers of Economic Development, Alan Winde, and of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will escort the foreign Consular Corp on a tour of the Cape Town Film Studio. Read More

Western Cape Government Launches Comprehensive Plan to Cut Red Tape

3 August 2011

Extract of Speech by Western Cape Economic Development Minsiter, Alan Winde Read More

Economic Development Agency on Track to Deliver Economic Leadership and Strategy in the Western Cape

1 August 2011

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Reveal Comprehensive Plan to Address Red Tape

31 July 2011

Red tape is an insidious threat to economic growth and job creation. This Thursday, Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Minister, Alan Winde, will reveal the Provincial Government of the Western Cape's comprehensive plan to reduce red tape. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Tweet on Western Cape Economy

26 July 2011

Tomorrow, Western Cape Finance and Economic Development Minister, Alan Winde, and the Bureau for Economic Research (BER) will release the latest quarterly economic data for the Province during a live Twitter Round Table. Read More

Minister Winde Becomes Ambassador for Table Mountain in the New7Wonders of Nature Campaign

4 July 2011

Western Cape Tourism Minister, Alan Winde, has become an ambassador for Table Mountain in the New7Wonders of Nature campaign, a process to select the seven best natural sites in the world. Table Mountain is one of 28 remaining finalists out of an... Read More

Five Electricity-Saving Tips for Switched-on Western Cape Citizens

30 June 2011

On 1 July 2011, the price of electricity for normal households will increase by 20%. This is due to the revision of Eskom's tariffs. Read More

Western Cape Offers Free Telecoms to Attract International Call Centres

27 June 2011

Today, Western Cape Minister of Economic Development, Alan Winde, announced an incentive that will significantly boost the Western Cape's Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector, unlocking growth and jobs for the province. Read More

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