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African Horse Sickness Movement Restrictions Lifted

14 June 2016

Movement controls within the surveillance zone to contain an outbreak of African Horse Sickness in the Boland have been lifted. Read More

Western Cape to Honour Top Agriculture Worker

13 June 2016

On the road to awarding the Western Cape’s top agricultural worker, a series of provincial competitions are set to kick off next month. Read More

African Horse Sickness Update

6 June 2016

Testing is ongoing after an initial outbreak of African Horse Sickness in the Boland area in April this year.Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said 21 horses on eight properties have tested positive since the detection of the first... Read More

No New Cases of African Horse Sickness; Containment Zone Revised

28 April 2016

No new cases of African Horse Sickness have been detected in the Western Cape, resulting in a revision to the movement restrictions. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, today (26 April 2016) announced the new borders of the containment... Read More

Developing the youth of the Western Cape

22 April 2016

Developing the youth in the Western Cape through quality education and skills development is a key focus area for the Western Cape Provincial Treasury, the Education Department and Nedbank, the provinces’ official banking partner. Read More

WC Tourism Numbers on the Rise

20 April 2016

The Western Cape’s tourism sector experienced one of its best seasons yet as international and domestic arrivals continued to rise. Read More

Testing Campaign Ongoing Following African Horse Sickness Death

18 April 2016

In a bid to protect the province’s multi-million rand horse export industry, vets in the Western Cape have moved swiftly to contain the spread of African Horse Sickness. Read More

Taking the budget to the people - Theewaterskloof

11 April 2016

During his recent budget outreach, Taking the budget to the People” Western Cape Minister of Finance, Dr Ivan Meyer not only shared the implications of the 2016/17 Provincial Budget for the Theewaterskloof Municipality, but also gave them the... Read More

Western Cape's R23 m Lifeline for Drought Relief

31 March 2016

The Western Cape Government has thrown a R23 million lifeline to farmers hit by the impact of drought. Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, made the announcement yesterday (30 March 2016) during his 2016/17 budget speech for the... Read More

Minister Winde Tables Budget to Grow Western Cape Agriculture Sector

30 March 2016

I am standing before you today during an extraordinary time for our agriculture sector. This month we learned that the Western Cape’s agriculture sector is creating jobs at the fastest pace in the country. Read More

Destination Fascinating South Africa Flag Off By Minister Ivan Meyer

15 March 2016

Quayside six (6) at V & A Waterfront was transformed into a hive of activity as classic car enthusiasts from as far afield as Belgium, Netherlands, France, Malaysia and England gathered for the start of the Destination Fascinating South Africa... Read More

Taking the budget to the people

7 March 2016

Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer is taking the 2016 Western Cape Budget to the people. The 2016 Western Cape budget focuses on a budget for growth and creating public value by reducing costs, using resources efficiently, and creating an economy rich... Read More

Global Rolls-Royce Launch in Western Cape

7 March 2016

One of the world’s most exclusive car brands will today (7 March 2016) be launching their latest model at a prestigious Western Cape wine estate. Read More

Minister Meyer launched the Western Cape Community Survey 2016

7 March 2016

Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer today launched Statistics South Africa’s Community Survey 2016 in the Western Cape. Read More

Chartered Accountant Academy opens today

2 March 2016

The Western Cape Provincial Treasury recently established a Chartered Accountant Academy (CAA) to create a talent pool by offering graduates the opportunity to become chartered accountants with an in depth understanding of public sector financial... Read More

Western Cape Records SA's Highest Job Creation Numbers

26 February 2016

The Western Cape has recorded the highest job gains in the country, according to the latest employment figures from Statistics South Africa released today (25 February 2016). Read More

Bursary holders excel in 2015 Matric Examination

20 January 2016

Bursaries and cash prizes awarded two years ago to learners through the Western Cape Provincial Treasury and Nedbank Essay Writing Competition has been rewarded with an excellent set of results by those recipients who completed the 2015 National... Read More