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Media Alert: Launch of Western Cape Mechanisation Project

30 April 2013

Minister Gerrit van Rensburg to launch the Western Cape Mechanisation Project at Ganzekraal Farm. Read More

Minister Winde on Announcement of National Tourism Statistics

25 April 2013

The Western Cape eyes new direct international air routes and tourism products to increase travel to the Western Cape, as South Africa's tourism sector shows over 10% growth. Read More

Western Cape Liquor Authority Embarks on Awareness Sessions for Teens

25 April 2013

The Western Cape Liquor Authority embarks on province-wide school visits to educate learners on the dangers of alcohol abuse. Read More

Response Regarding Recent Rural Unrest

25 April 2013

On Thursday, 25 April 2013, the Western Cape Government will announce action steps to be taken by the Western Cape Department of Agricultur Read More

Western Cape Law Firm Wins Top Intellectual Property Award

24 April 2013

The Western Cape Government congratulates the province-based firm, Von Seidels Intellectual Property Attorneys on winning the South African IP Firm of the Year award. Read More

Western Cape Department of Agriculture Donates Horse Deworming Supplies

23 April 2013

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg, recently presented the Cart Horse Association and the Cape of Good Hope SPCA with 900 horse deworming kits each. Read More

Western Cape's Boat-building Industry on Track

18 April 2013

Some of South Africa's biggest boat-building yards are located in the Western Cape. Winde speaks to boat-building businesses at Cape Town Harbour about opportunities in the sector and problems hampering growth. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Visit Three of the Province's Boat-Building Yards

16 April 2013

On Wednesday, 17 April 2013, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will visit three of the province's boat-building yards, Southern Spars in Montague Gardens, Matrix Yards in Killarney Gardens and Nautic Africa at the... Read More

Media Alert: Hand Over of Animal Medical Supplies

10 April 2013

On Thursday, 11 April, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg will hand over de-wormer medical supplies to the Cart Horse Association and the Cape of Good Hope SPCA at the Community Garden in Flamboom Road (Bonteheuwel). Read More

Avian Influenza Detected in Ostriches in Oudtshoorn

9 April 2013

On Tuesday, 9 April, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg announced that Diagnostic testing of samples from an ostrich farm near Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo Valley have tested positive for the presence of a Notifiable... Read More

Restrictions on Horse Movements into the Western Cape

4 April 2013

The Chief Director of Veterinary Services in the Western Cape, Dr. Gininda Msiza, today announced that restrictions have been placed on all direct horse movements into the Western Cape African Horse Sickness (AHS) Control Area from all other... Read More

Western Cape Liquor Authorities Revoke Elsies River Tavern Licence

4 April 2013

This morning, following a full hearing of the Western Cape Liquor Licencing Tribunal (LLT), the licence of an Elsies River liquor trader was revoked with immediate effect. Read More

Cape Town Gets Jazzed Up for Annual International Festival

3 April 2013

On the 5 and 6 April 2013, Cape Town will host the 14th International Jazz Festival - ‘Africa’s grandest gathering’ and one of the most prestigious Jazz Festivals in the world. Read More