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School Learners Win Bursaries to Further Finance, Economic Degrees

31 March 2014

In 2009, Lucas entered the Nedbank, Western Cape Provincial Treasury and Western Cape Department of Education Essay Writing Awards and was one of its first winners. Read More

Delft Residents to Reap Benefits of Broadband Access

31 March 2014

Delft residents are using technology to start and expand their own businesses, delivering a valuable contribution to the local economy.The Home of Compassion Ministries, based in Delft, is connecting residents to economic opportunities through a... Read More

Financial Skills Shortage is Critical, Province Intervenes to Meet Demand

26 March 2014

A lack of skills in the financial services sector in the Western Cape has been listed as a critical issue, according to a joint report released last night. Read More

Minister Winde to Meet Entrepreneurs Benefitting from Online Access

26 March 2014

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will conduct a site visit tomorrow (27 March 2014) to a Delft-based non-profit organisation which is using internet connectivity to help entrepreneurs expand their businesses. Read More

Power Failures Take Toll on the Economy

25 March 2014

Power outages represent a significant cost to the South African economy, and by implication the Western Cape economy, especially in our labour-intensive industries. Read More

Minister Alan Winde Welcomes Cape Town International Jazz Festival Fans

24 March 2014

More than 35 000 jazz enthusiasts from across the world will be in the city this weekend for the 15th annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival. Read More

School Learners Win Bursaries to Further Finance, Economic Degrees

20 March 2014

Craig Lucas, a former Elsies River High School learner, has just started his internship at the Western Cape Provincial Treasury, after a life-changing decision five year ago. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Department of Agriculture Budget 2014/15

19 March 2014

You are kindly invited to join Minister Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, for a pre-budget press briefing and a cup of coffee. Read More

Free Wi-Fi Pilot Project Connects 90 000 Residents

19 March 2014

More than 90 000 residents will be able to access wireless internet through the Western Cape Government’s free Wi-Fi pilot project. Read More

Western Cape Budget Speech 2014

18 March 2014

The Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde, delivered his budget speech for the province on Wednesday, 5 March 2014, at the Provincial Legislature. Read More

World Consumer Rights Day

13 March 2014

On 15 March 2014, South Africa, along with the rest of the international community will celebrate World Consumer Rights Day. Read More

World Consumer Rights Day Focuses on Telecommunications Industry

13 March 2014

It is World Consumer Rights Day on 15 March, with this year’s focus on the telecommunications industry.The global theme for World Consumer Rights Day 2014 is “Fix Your Phone Rights”. Read More

Minister Alan Winde Highlights Economic Impact of Major Events

7 March 2014

Cycling events will generate over R600 million for the Western Cape economy over the next two weeks.Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, said cycling tourism was a major boon for the economy and tourism. Read More

Western Cape Department of Agriculture establishes food garden at Boniface Prima

6 March 2014

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development on Monday officially handed over a R98 000 food garden to the Boniface Primary School. Read More

Department of Agriculture Establishes Food Garden at Boniface Primary

6 March 2014

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development on Monday officially handed over a R98 000 food garden to the Boniface Primary School. Read More

Minister Winde to Deliver ‘Vision in Action’ Budget Speech

4 March 2014

Minister Winde to deliver "Vision in Action" Budget SpeechThis Wednesday, 5 March 2014, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Alan Winde, will table the province’s 2014 Budget. Read More