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News and Speeches for Provincial Treasury

Minister Winde to Address the Cape Town Press Club

25 September 2012

On Tuesday, 25 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will address the Cape Town Press Club. Read More

Free Online Courses for 1000 Western Cape Businesses

20 September 2012

As part of the 110% Green initiative, the Western Cape Government and Nedbank on 20 September announced free online courses for 1 000 Western Cape SMMEs. Read More

Western Cape Government to Offer Free Online Courses to 1 000 Businesses

19 September 2012

On Thursday, 20 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will announce that as part of the 110% Green initiative, we will be offering free online courses to 1 000 qualifying Western Cape SMMEs. Read More

Update on the Kayamandi Pilot Pet Health Project

18 September 2012

"If we can care for our animals, we can care for our neighbours," Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said yesterday in Kayamandi, Stellenbosch. Read More

Western Cape Forms Network to Support Growth of SMMEs

12 September 2012

On Wednesday, 12 September, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, and officials from his department briefed the Standing Committee on Finance - a committee comprised of all political parties - on the... Read More

Small Business Friday: Minister Winde Visits Small Businesses

6 September 2012

As part of Nedbank's Small Business Friday initiative, Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, embarked on a listening tour in Cape Town's Fringe District to hear the concerns of small businesses operating in... Read More

Minister Winde to Visit Small Businesses in the Fringe

5 September 2012

On 7 September 2012, as part of Small Business Friday, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will go on a walkabout in Cape Town's Innovation District - The Fringe - to visit small businesses operating in... Read More

Ostrich Industry Continues to Feel Pressure of Avian Influenza Outbreak

4 September 2012

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, is urging the National Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) to report back on alternative control measures for managing the current Avian Influenza... Read More

The Western Cape's Oil and Gas Sector Attracts Investment and Creates Jobs

3 September 2012

In the last year, the Western Cape's Oil and Gas industry created 5 800 jobs opportunities and attracted investment worth over R1.2 billion. Read More

Minister Winde to Visit Oil and Gas Sector Factories

2 September 2012

On Tuesday, 4 September, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will visit factories operating in the Western Cape's oil and gas sector. Minister Winde will use the opportunity to speak about the latest... Read More

Launch of the Cape Craft and Design Institute Jobs Fund Project

2 September 2012

On Monday, 3 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will deliver the keynote address at the launch of the Cape Craft and Design Institute/Development Bank of South Africa Jobs Fund Project. Read More

1 September is the Registration Deadline for Western Cape Service Providers

29 August 2012

Current service providers that have not re-registered on the Western Cape Government's Supplier Database are requested to do so by 1 September 2012. Read More

Minister Winde to Take Steam Train Trip to Highlight Western Cape Heritage Rail Tourism

18 August 2012

On Sunday, 19 August 2012, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will embark on a journey from the centre of Cape Town to Simonstown - in a vintage coach pulled by a Class 24 steam locomotive. Read More

New Western Cape Liquor Authority Appoints First CEO

13 August 2012

Mr Thys Giliomee has been appointed as the first CEO of the newly formed Western Cape Liquor Authority. He joined the Western Cape Liquor Authority on 1 August 2012 from his previous position as Acting Municipal Manager for Bitou Municipality. Read More

Minister Winde Meets with American Delegation

12 August 2012

Last week, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde met with a high-level trade delegation from the United States of America (USA). Read More

Employment in the Western Cape's Green Economy Projected to Grow by 500%

5 August 2012

Employment opportunities in the Western Cape's Green Economy are projected to grow by 500% by 2020.The sector, which employed 3 000 people in 2010, is projected to employ 12 000 by 2015, 16 000 by 2020 and 20 000 by 2025. Read More

Minister Winde to Visit "Green" Factories

2 August 2012

On Monday, 6 August 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will visit "Green" factories.  Read More

Western Cape Attracts Over R30 Billion in International Foreign Direct Investments

1 August 2012

From 2009 to June 2012, the Western Cape has attracted 80 international foreign direct investment projects, with a total value of R30.1 billion, creating 6 906 jobs.This is an R8 billion (27%) increase in the foreign direct investment recorded in... Read More

Work and Skills Programme: Hope for Disillusioned Young People

29 July 2012

Today, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, hosted a thank you ceremony for learners and host companies involved in the Work and Skills Programme. Read More

Minister Winde to Provide Status Update on Youth Wage Subsidy

29 July 2012

Today, 30 July 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will provide a status update and the way forward for the Western Cape Government's Youth Wage Subsidy - the Work and Skills Programme. Read More

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