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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