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News and Speeches for Provincial Treasury

Western Cape Farmers Donate Drought Relief for Northern Cape and North West

30 December 2013

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Gerrit van Rensburg, announced that Western Cape farmers will assist farmers in the drought-stricken Northern Cape and North West provinces. Read More

Minister Winde Officially Opens New Cosmetics Plant

5 December 2013

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will on Thursday, 5 December 2013, officially open the new R150 million premises of one of the country's leading cosmetic export firms. Read More

Minister Winde Encourages Class of 2013 to Work Hard

4 December 2013

As the class of 2013 gets ready to embark on the next phase of their lives, Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, had one message for them: “Work hard to get a job, because a job is the best way out of poverty”. Read More

British Airways Increases Direct Flights on Cape Town to London Route

3 December 2013

The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism is developing an air access strategy as they further direct routes between Cape Town and strategic destinations like the new direct flights between Cape Town and London. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Address Membership of Western Cape’s Key Sectors

28 November 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will be meeting with the Western Cape 's key sectors as he commends their significance towards the province's economy. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Present the Western Cape Mini-Budget Today

21 November 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will today present the Province's mini-budget and outline Western Cape Government's policy and budget priorities for the next three years in Parliament. Read More

Cape Town Liquor Outlet Loses Licence

20 November 2013

The Rainbow Tavern, situated in Woodstock has become the third liquor outlet to have its licence revoked after an investigation of allegations regarding drug possession and drug use. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Present the Western Cape Mini-Budget

19 November 2013

On Thursday, 21 November 2013, Western Cape Finance Minister, Alan Winde will present to Parliament the Medium-term Budget Policy Statement. Read More

Minister Alan Winde Welcomes International Investors to Cape Town

18 November 2013

The world’s biggest call centre companies are arriving in the Western Cape for the annual South Africa Outsourcing and Off-shoring Summit 2013. Read More

Minister van Rensburg Intronised by Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin

14 November 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development was recently intronised to the Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin in Burgundy, France. Read More

Gerrit van Rensburg intronised by Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin

13 November 2013

"Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development was recently intronised to the Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin in Burgundy, France. Read More

Historically Disadvantaged Communities to Receive Free Internet Access

7 November 2013

Poorer communities of the Western Cape will benefit from the free WIFI project to be rolled out within the next two months. Read More

Minister Winde Calls for Urgent Meeting with South African Airways

5 November 2013

Minister Alan Winde proposes an urgent meeting to discuss the national air access strategy with SAA in regards to the cancellation of the Buenos Aires route. Read More

Western Cape Liquor Authority Outlines First Year of Operations

4 November 2013

The campaigns aim to educate licenced traders to be aware of the requirements of the new Liquor Act and what they need to do to become compliant. Read More

Department of Agriculture Demonstrates its Commitment to Ethical Initiatives

1 November 2013

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture again lived up to the motto of the Western Cape Government – that of “Better Together” by forming another successful partnership,  this time to ensure the implementation and moni Read More

Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone to Stimulate Growth and Jobs

31 October 2013

The Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone is set to stimulate job creation in the region. Read More

Premier to Attend Official Designation of Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone

30 October 2013

Premier Helen Zille and Minister Alan Winde will be attending the official designation of the Saldanah Bay Industrial Development Zone on Thursday, 31 October 2013. Read More

Western Cape Events Generate More than R1 Billion for Provincial Economy

28 October 2013

Major events hosted in the Western Cape over the past year generated R1.3 billion for the provincial economy. Although this is an impressive feat, Minister Winde encourages all to give travellers more reasons to visit the province. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Table Western Cape's 2013 Economic and Social Review

16 October 2013

On Thursday, 17 October 2013, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde, will table the 2013 Provincial Economic Review and Outlook (PERO) and Municipal Review and Outlook (MERO) in the Provincial Legislature.Minister Winde will discuss: Read More

Western Cape Tourism Attractions Welcome Millions

15 October 2013

Western Cape popular tourism attractions received over 25 million visitors over the past year, an increase welcomed by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism. Read More

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