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Direct Cape Town to Heathrow Flights Resume in Summer Season 2013

28 August 2013

Virgin Atlantic is set to resume direct flights between Cape Town and London, which may have a beneficial impact on tourism. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde Addresses African Ports Evolution

27 August 2013

Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development Tourism, addressed the African Ports Evolution 2013 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre Read More

Department of Agriculture Supports Goedgeloof Farm

27 August 2013

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Gerrit van Rensburg visited Goedgeloof Farm on Monday, 26 August, supporting the farm with R2.5 million. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Open Africa's Greenest Hotel

27 August 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde will officially open Africa’s greenest hotel, Hotel Verde, on Tuesday, 27 August 2013. Read More

Western Cape Hosts One of Africa's Biggest Ports Conferences

26 August 2013

Western Cape will host Africa’s most influential conference on the expansion of the continent’s ports on Monday 26 August 2013. Read More

Hex River Valley Farm Worker of the Year Crowned

26 August 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development said the De Doorns regional round of the 2013 Western Cape Farm Worker of the Year Competition was a huge success. Read More

Minister Winde Crowns Provincial Lilizela Tourism Awards Winners

26 August 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde announced the Western Cape's winners, at the provincial awards ceremony on 23 August 2013 at the Westin Grand Hotel. Read More

Minister to Announce Western Cape Finalists for Tourism Awards

22 August 2013

The Western Cape’s best accommodation establishments will compete in the national Department of Tourism’s inaugural awards to recognise the country’s top players.Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will announce the... Read More

Minister Encourages Youngsters at Leeu Gamka Youth Day

22 August 2013

Minister van Rensburg urges the youth to work hard at school at a recent Youth Day at Leeu Gamka. Read More

Minister to Hand Over Feed, Rams to Knolkop Empowerment Trust

22 August 2013

On Friday, 23 August 2013, Minister of Agriculture Gerrit van Rensburg will visit the Knolkop Empowerment Trust, a wheat and sheep farming enterprise, outside Moorreesburg. Read More

Minister Van Rensburg Surprises Sandhills Primary School

21 August 2013

Minister Gerrit Van Rensburg surprised the learners of Sandhills Primary School in De Doorns during break time, and presented the principal, Mr Peter Weber, with an overhead projector and computer. Read More

Second Liquor Outlet Loses Licence

20 August 2013

Statement by Minister Alan Winde about plans regarding alcohol abuse, and disruptive traders. Read More

Minister Congratulates Role Players After the Refloating of Kiani Satu

19 August 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde travelled to the Southern Cape on Thursday to monitor the salvage operations. Read More

Minister Alan Winde Launches Artisan Development Programme

19 August 2013

Today, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, officially launched a R5.8 million ground-breaking programme that will address the critical shortage of artisans in our region. Read More

Minister van Rensburg urges stakeholders to make presentations to FARE panel

19 August 2013

Gerrit van Rensburg, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development today reminded all stakeholders and interested parties of the Future for Agriculture and Rural Economy (FARE) process currently underway in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Winde Launches Intervention to Address Artisan Shortage

16 August 2013

Minister Alan Winde will officially launch the Western Cape Government’s single biggest intervention to address the critical shortage of artisans in our economy. Read More

Minister Winde Travels to Southern Cape to Monitor Stranded Cargo Ship

15 August 2013

Minister Alan Winde travels to Knysna to monitor Kiani Satu salvage operation, reports that oil leak has stopped. Read More

Minister Winde Travels to Knysna to Monitor Oil Spill

15 August 2013

On Thursday, 15 August, Read More

Minister Crowns Top Western Cape Female Entrepreneurs

12 August 2013

Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Gerrit van Rensburg acknowledged the top Western Cape Entrepreneurs in Agriculture. Read More

Cargo Ship Runs Aground in Popular Garden Route Nature Reserve

8 August 2013

A cargo ship has run aground a few kilometers off the Knysna coast, in the middle of the Garden Route’s popular tourist site, Goukamma Nature Reserve. Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, said the vessel lost power and... Read More

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