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News and Speeches for Provincial Treasury

Journey to Service Excellence winners announced

25 October 2018

Gilbert Muchanyara, from Gilbert’s Catering in Hermanus is this year’s Journey to Service Excellence hero. Muchanyara runs a restaurant, takeaway and catering business in Mount Pleasant. Read More

Media Release: Elsenburg winemaking students launch 2018 wines

18 October 2018

  Today, nine final year winemaking students at the Department of Agriculture’s Elsenburg College showcased the wines that they have made as part of their studies.   Read More

Media Release: African horse sickness vaccinations season to end soon

18 October 2018

    Horse owners are reminded that the African Horse Sickness vaccination season will end on October 31. Read More

Western Cape Government deliver impressive audit results

11 October 2018

The Western Cape Government has once again delivered an impressive set Read More

Media Release: Western Cape gearing up for Africa Halal Week

10 October 2018

  Next week, the inaugural Africa Halal Week kicks off in Cape Town- offering local Halal businesses and international buyers a platform to meet and interact.   Read More

Media Release: Western Cape wins big at national LandCare awards

4 October 2018

The Western Cape walked away with several awards at the recent LandCare conference held in Bloemfontein.   LandCare refers to the use of sustainable practices to protect the natural environment and resources.   Read More

Statement by Minister Alan Winde ahead of the jobs summit

3 October 2018

Tomorrow, government, business and labour will head into President Cyril Ramaphosa’s jobs summit. While we welcome the President’s focus on jobs as a priority, we cannot allow this summit to become yet another talk shop, while the country’s... Read More

Minister Alan Winde congratulates Zeitz Mocaa on international award

2 October 2018

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde congratulates Cape Town’s Zeitz MOCAA, which has just won the award for overall Cultural Destination of the Year in the Leading Cultural Destinations Awards.   Read More

Cango Caves’ progress praised by three Western Cape Ministers

28 September 2018

Three Western Cape Provincial ministers have lauded the Oudtshoorn Municipality for a positive turnaround of the Cango Caves which was facing a brink of being closed in about three years ago, due to management and financial difficulties.  Read More

Finance Minister tables PERO and MERO

27 September 2018

Honourable Speaker and Deputy Speaker Honourable Premier and Cabinet Colleagues Honourable Leader of the Opposition Leaders of other political parties Honourable members of the Western Cape Legislature Colleagues Citizens of the Western Cape, Read More

Media Release: Statement by Minister Alan Winde on World Tourism Day

27 September 2018

Today marks World Tourism Day, which this year highlights the importance of digital technology in the tourism sector.   Read More

Media Release: Prestige Agri Worker awards reach half way mark

12 September 2018

More than half of the 16 regional winners in the Western Cape Prestige Agri Worker Awards who will go on to compete for the grand prize in November, have been announced so far.   Read More

Media Release: Statement on South Africa's economic recession

4 September 2018

Statistics South Africa announced today that the country has slipped into a technical recession, following a 0.7% decline in the second quarter GDP figures.   Read More

Media Release: Tourism Month- Tourism drives economic growth and job creation

4 September 2018

Projects aimed at growing the Western Cape tourism sector and creating new jobs are starting to show dividends. According to Stats SA, in South Africa, 1 in 23 people is employed in the tourism sector. Read More

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