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Sponsorship for Bellville South High School

31 July 2006

Six learners from Bellville South High jetted off to China on 1 August 2006 (Tuesday) to represent South Africa in an international youth entrepreneurial competition. Read More

The Dti Launches Apex Fund in Western Cape

25 June 2006

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will launch the South African Micro-finance Apex Fund (SAMAF) at the OR Tambo Hall in Khayelitsha on Friday, 30 June 2006 from 10:00. Read More

World Environment Day

3 June 2006

Minister of Planning, Environment and Economic Development, Tasneem Essop, will celebrate World Environment Day in Piketberg on Monday, June 5. The day will be celebrated at the Pella Park Sports Ground, Porterville from 9am. Read More

Koeberg Unit 1 Synchonised to National Electricity Grid

16 May 2006

Provincial Minister of Environment, Planning and Economic Development, Tasneem Essop, congratulated Eskom for having successfully and speedily returning to service Unit 1 of Koeberg Power Station. Read More

Dreamworld Decision

4 April 2006

Provincial Minister of Environment, Planning and Economic Development, Tasneem Essop will announce her decision on the Dreamworld Film Complex appeal at a media conference on Wednesday, April 5 at 10am in the Ground Floor Boardroom, Utilitas... Read More

Dreamworld Film Complex Decision

4 April 2006

Minister of Environment, Planning and Economic Development, Tasneem Essop announced that the Dreamworld film studio complex application had been approved with a variation of decision and conditions. Read More

Launch of the Electricity Demand Side Management Strategy

2 April 2006

Your are invited to attend the media launch of the Electricty Demand Side Management Strategy, which includes a Public relations/communications plan, on Tuesday, April 4 at NOON at the Cullinan Hotel. Read More

Energy Risk Managment Committee Team

9 March 2006

An energy risk management committee team, set up following two meetings with Government, Government institutions and industry leaders, met for the first time this afternoon (Thursday). Read More

Provincial Climate Change Seminar

12 February 2006

Under the leadership of Provincial Minister Tasneem Essop, the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA&DP), in partnership with the South African National Biodiversity Institute Read More

Western Cape Provincial Spatial Development Framework and Guidelines for Golf Courses, Golf Estates, Polo Fields and Polo Estates to be Released

11 December 2005

Premier Ebrahim Rasool and Provincial Minister of Environment, Planning and Economic Development, Tasneem Essop will release the Provincial Spatial Development Framework and other related guidelines and reports at 14:30 on Tuesday, December 13 at... Read More

MEC Tasneem Essop Speaks on Western Cape Government's Involvement in Small Business Week 2005

19 September 2005

Business linkages and broader SMME market access is what the fifth annual Small Business Week is about. Event Custodians remain City of Cape Town and Western Cape Provincial Government. Read More

Micro-Economic Development Strategy for the Western Cape

4 August 2005

I am proud and thrilled to be able to introduce the public launch of the first version of a Micro-economic Development Strategy (MEDS) for the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Essop Elected as Chairperson of the nrg4SD

21 March 2005

Provincial Minister of Environmental Affairs and Development Tasneem Essop has been elected as the international co-chair of the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD). Read More

Western Cape Environmental Affairs Minister Announces Cabinet Decision on Investigation Findings into Golf Courses and Polo Estates.

1 December 2004

Cabinet today debated the report by a consortium or consultants led by MCA Planners on the investigation into the sustainability and impact of golf courses and polo estates in the Western Cape. Read More

Provincial Spatial Development Framework Consultative Summit.

23 November 2004

Provincial Minister of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Tasneem Essop addressed the media on, Thursday November 25 at the Provincial Spatial Development Framework Consultative Summit. Read More

Golf course investigation starts

6 October 2004

A consortium has been appointed by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning to undertake the investigation into Golf course developments and Polo fields. Read More

A Provincial Spatial Development Framework in the Making

6 October 2004

The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning will engage communities throughout the Western Cape next week on the Provincial Spatial Development Framework (PSDF). Read More

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