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News and Speeches for Ministry of Finance and Economic Opportunities

Western Cape Economy is Real Winner of J&B Met, Says Minister Alan Winde

30 January 2014

The Western Cape will once again host South Africa’s most historical horse race, the J&B Met, at the Kenilworth Race track on Saturday, 1 February 2014. Read More

Minister Van Rensburg to Retire

28 January 2014

Gerrit van Rensburg announced that he will retire as Western Cape Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development after the 2014 elections. Read More

Minister Alan Winde Welcomes Queen Mary 2 to Cape Town

26 January 2014

One of the world’s most luxurious cruise liners, the Queen Mary 2, docks in Cape Town tomorrow (27 January 2014). Read More

Western Cape Tourism Sector Reports Best Start to Peak Season Yet

23 January 2014

The Western Cape’s most popular tourism attractions reported major increases at the start of peak summer season, says Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism. Read More

Reaching out to Isolated Communities

22 January 2014

Minister van Rensburg pledges more support to the Bitterfontein farming community. Read More

Western Cape Municipalities Receive Best Financial Governance Outcomes

22 January 2014

Put together, the Western Cape’s 30 municipalities have received their best municipal governance report card yet, according to the audit reports issued to the province’s municipalities.   Read More

Western Cape Government Anticipates Improvements in Municipal Governance

21 January 2014

The Auditor-General's report on the audit outcomes for the Western Cape is expected to be mostly positive. Read More

Western Cape Farmers Donate to Northern Cape and North West Province

20 January 2014

The Western Cape stretches their efforts to support farmers who were strike by drought in areas in the Northern Cape and North West Province. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Release December Visitor Numbers

20 January 2014

On Thursday, 23 January 2014, Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, will officially release the visitor figures for the start of Western Cape’s peak tourism season. Read More

Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Attracts International Investors

17 January 2014

The Saldanha Bay Industrial Developmet, which was officially launched last year is off to a good start with six lease agreements signed and a surge of global oil and gas companies negotiating joint ventures with South African firms. Read More

Mother City Tops Major Travel Hotspot Lists

13 January 2014

Cape Town has been ranked as the top city to visit in 2014 by the New York Times and well-respected British newspaper The Guardian. Read More

Western Cape to Donate Animal Feed to Northern Cape and North West Province

3 January 2014

The first planning meeting between the Western Cape Ministry of Agriculture, Transnet, and Agri Western Cape, discussing how animal feed will be transported to the Northern Cape and North West region, took place on Thursday, 2 January 2014. Read More