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News and Speeches for Provincial Treasury

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

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a full hearing of the Western Cape Liquor Licencing Tribunal (LLT), the licence of an Elsies River liquor trader was revoked with immediate effect.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

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

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

Bumper Events and Tourism Weekend for the Western Cape

28 March 2013

The Western Cape Government welcomes all local and international tourists visiting our Province for the Easter long weekend. Read More

Western Cape Agriculture and Rural Development Budget 2013

26 March 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural development yesterday announced the Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s budget of R610 million for the 2013/14 financial year. Read More

World Consumer Rights Day: Stand Up for Your Rights

15 March 2013

In light of the high levels of indebtedness in South Africa, on the occasion of World Consumer Rights Day, today15 March 2013, the Western Cape Government encourages the public to learn and stand up for their rights as Read More

Gerrit Van Rensburg Intronised as a Commandeur du Vin de Bordeaux

13 March 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development was intronised as a Commandeur du Vin de Bordeaux en Afrique du Sud on Wednesday at a function held on Vergelegen Farm, Somerset West. Read More

Cape Town International Rated Africa's Best for Third Year in a Row

12 March 2013

Cape Town International Airport has been rated the "Best Airport in Africa" in the Airports Council International (ACI) 2012 Airport Service Quality Awards (ASQ). Read More

Increased Sin Tax to be Imposed on Western Cape Casinos

11 March 2013

The Western Cape Government has tabled legislation that proposes an increase of the sin tax on casinos operating in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister van Rensburg Visits Hopefield Chicken Cooperative

8 March 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, on Friday visited the Hopefield Chicken Cooperative initiative in Hopefield. He used the opportunity to voice his concern on the effect cheap poultry imports have on... Read More

Trade Ties Strengthened Between Western Cape and Shandong Province, China

8 March 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, this past Friday hosted Zhang Jian Guo, Shandong Province’s Vice-Governor, in Cape Town. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Deliver the Western Cape 2013/2014 Budget Speech

5 March 2013

On Thursday, 7 March 2013, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde, will table the Western Cape’s 2013/14 budget. The Budget will highlight the Western Cape Government’s spending priorities for the upcoming financial year. Read More

Minister van Rensburg visits Hopefield Chicken Cooperative

3 March 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, on Friday visited the Hopefield Chicken Cooperative initiative in Hopefield. He used the opportunity to voice his concern on the effect cheap poultry imports have on... Read More

Western Cape 2013 Equitable Share Will Allow for Even Better Service Delivery

28 February 2013

Following a process of extensive intergovernmental deliberations, the Western Cape has been awarded a share of the 2013 national budget reflective of the increased population data observed in the 2011 Census. Read More

Western Cape Welcomes NERSA Decision but High Time Eskom Innovates

28 February 2013

The Western Cape Government welcomes the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) decision to grant Eskom an 8% increase and not the 16% they had originally requested. Read More

Design Indaba: The Cape of Creativity

26 February 2013

From Wednesday, 27 February, Cape Town will once again play host to one of the world’s leading design events - Design Indaba. The event encompasses five days of th Read More

Asad and Searching for Sugarman Have Done Us Proud

25 February 2013

‘Asad’ and ‘Searching for Sugarman’, two films shot in the Western Cape, were nominated in the 2013 Oscars in the best Short Film Live Action and Best Documentary categories respectively. Read More

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