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News and Speeches for Provincial Treasury

Western Cape's "Cycling Ambassador" Starts London-Paris Race

20 June 2013

Western Cape Government wishes local cyclist well ahead of London-Paris race. Read More

Western Cape Liquor Authority Conducts Mega-blitz Across the Province

13 June 2013

Western Cape Liquor Authority clamps down on non-compliant liquor licence holders and closes three establishments. Read More

Media Alert: Launch of 2013 Western Cape Farmworker of the Year Competition

12 June 2013

Friday, 14 June is the official launch of the 2013 Western Cape Farm Worker of the Year Competition. Shoprite, the official sponsor for  the competition, is contributing  R750 000 this year and the total cost of the competition will be R1.5 million. Read More

Minister Winde Announces Investigation of Special Economic Zones for Aquaculture Sector

12 June 2013

During his visit to two of the province's largest abalone farms, Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism announced that the Western Cape Government will look into the establishment of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to boost... Read More

Dutch Food Sector Set to Help Grow Western Cape Agro-processing

10 June 2013

The Western Cape Government and Dutch food industries collaborate to increase the province's European market share. Read More

Sky’s the Limit for Western Cape Tourism

6 June 2013

This week, over 700 leaders of the global aviation industry gathered at Cape Town’s International Convention Centre for the 69th International Air Transport Association (IATA) AGM to discuss the sector’s major issues. Read More

Western Cape Bottle Store Faces R500 000 Fine

30 May 2013

Authorities seize bottle store records in Saldanha Bay following suspicion that it had allegedly sold alcohol to illegal shebeens. Read More

African Horse Sickness Suspected in Western Cape

29 May 2013

Precautionary measures put in place after a horse dies of suspected African Horse Sickness (AHS). Read More

Western Cape Broadband Network Set To Transform Lives

22 May 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde outlines how improving ICT infrastructure in under-developed areas will have a direct effect on improving standards of living. Read More

Western Cape Government and SAPS Unite to Ensure Effective Liquor Act

16 May 2013

Statement by Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape’s Agro-Processing Embraces Innovation

15 May 2013

The Western Cape’s R12 billion agro-processing industry is developing innovative products to compete on domestic and export markets, says Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde. Read More

Red Tape Reduction Awareness Campaign Targets Entrepreneurs

13 May 2013

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

Minister Van Rensburg Concerned about Agriculture Dialogue Sessions

13 May 2013

Media Statement by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Gerrit van Rensburg. Read More

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

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 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

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 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

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