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Quarterly Economic Report: Western Cape Economic Growth Shows Improvement

25 July 2012

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and TourismToday the Bureau for Economic Research (BER) released the second quarterly economic report on the Western Cape economy, as commissioned by the Western Cape... Read More

Minister Winde to Present Quarterly Review of the Western Cape Economy

25 July 2012

Today, 26 July 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will present the Second Quarter Review of the Western Cape Economy to local entrepreneurs in Langa, Cape Town. Read More

Status Update on Tourism in the Western Cape

22 July 2012

The Western Cape Tourism, Arts and Entertainment Partnership Plenary Meeting took place on 9 July 2012. Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, provided a status update on tourism in the Western Cape and... Read More

Minister van Rensburg Dedicates 67 Minutes to Mandela Day

17 July 2012

Minister Gerrit van Rensburg honoured Mandela Day by dedicating 67 minutes to the Baphumelele Fountain of Hope food garden in the Philippi Horticulture Area in Cape Town on 18 July. Read More

Minister Winde Announces New Seafront Development

8 July 2012

The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism is spearheading a long-term development project that will see the development of a route between False Bay, Gordon's Bay and Cape Point, drawing in all the coastal and near-coastal... Read More

Minister Winde to Provide Status Update on Western Cape Tourism

8 July 2012

On Monday, 9 July 2012, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will provide a status update on tourism in the Western Cape and speak about new developments in the sector. Read More

Wine Exports to China Grow Exponentially

4 July 2012

South African wine exports to China have been growing by 50% annually for the past three years. Although South Africa only supplies 3% of the Chinese wine market, China has now become one of South Africa's top ten export destinations. Read More

Premier Zille and Minister van Rensburg to Visit Kayamandi

3 July 2012

For the first time ever, the Western Cape Government is making funds available for a pilot project for pet population management. This project, together with a dog and cat rabies vaccination campaign, will benefit both the pets and people of the... Read More

Minister van Rensburg Concerned about Too Many Farm Inspections in Western Cape

2 July 2012

Media Statement by Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Read More

National Savings Month: Save Today for a Better Tomorrow

1 July 2012

The month of July is recognised in South Africa as National Savings Month. Read More

Entries for Essay Writing Bursary Competition Now Open

26 June 2012

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and TourismEntries for the Nedbank, Western Cape Provincial Treasury and the Western Cape Department of Education Essay Writing Bursary Competition are now open. Read More

Minister Winde to Host Western Cape Liquor Act Awareness Session

24 June 2012

In conjunction with the Western Cape Liquor Authority, today, Monday, 25 June, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will host an information session on the Western Cape Liquor Act for liquor licence holders... Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Winde to Attend Launch of New Call Centre

24 June 2012

This morning, Monday, 25 June, Premier Helen Zille and Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Minister Alan Winde will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to launch a new call centre in Woodstock. Read More

Minister Winde to Visit Textile Factories

10 June 2012

On Monday, 11 June 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will visit clothing and textile sector factories in Cape Town. Read More

Cape Town Rated One of the World's Ten Most Loved Cities

7 June 2012

On Thursday, 7 June 2012, CNN listed Cape Town as one of the world's ten most loved cities. Other cities included in the list are: Barcelona, Montreal, New York, Paris, Petra, San Francisco, Santiago, Tokyo and Shangai. Read More

Hex River Farm Worker of the Year 2012

31 May 2012

"South African history will reflect on the important work farm workers have been doing in this country," Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development said last night at the first regional round of the 2012 Western... Read More

Minister Winde to Tour Cape Town on Bicycle

31 May 2012

On 1 June 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will visit various tourist attractions in Cape Town on bicycle. Read More

Western Cape Emerging Tourism Entrepreneur Wins Top Award

27 May 2012

On Monday, 28 May 2012, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, met the overall winner of the 2012 Emerging Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year Award (ETEYA) - Western Cape resident Shaheed Ebrahim. Read More

The Western Cape Government is Implementing the Youth Wage Subsidy

20 May 2012

Media Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and TourismYouth unemployment in South Africa is at crisis level. In the Western Cape, of those unemployed, 70% are between the ages 15 and 34. Read More

Minister Winde to Lead Delegation to Witness Western Cape Youth Wage Subsidy in Action

20 May 2012

On Monday, 21 May 2012, Western Cape Minister for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will lead a delegation to witness the Western Cape's Youth Wage Subsidy - the Work and Skills for 100 000 Programme - in action. Read More

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