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Provisional Western Cape Municipal Audit Outcomes shows further improvement

5 December 2016

Western Cape Provisional Municipal Audit Report shows Western Cape municipalities continue the upward trend towards good governance  Read More

Mid-term budget allocations for drought relief; Project Khulisa initiatives

1 December 2016

Drought relief funding for emerging farmers and a boost to government’s apprenticeship progamme were two of the shifts announced in Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde’s mid-year budget speech. Read More

Western Cape tables 2017-2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

24 November 2016

Earlier today, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Dr Ivan Meyer tabled the Western Cape Government’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement commonly known as the “mini” budget. Read More

Minister Meyer to deliver the Western Cape Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

23 November 2016

Minister Meyer to deliver the Western Cape Medium Term Budget Policy Statement and the 2016 Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Expenditure Read More

Capacitating newly elected municipal mayoral committee members of finance

22 November 2016

Western Cape Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer together with senior officials from the Provincial Treasury met with newly elected Mayco members for Finance and mayors of Western Cape Municipalities with the aim of capacitating municipalities with the... Read More

Western Cape Treasury hosts Fiscal Policy Seminar

28 October 2016

Finance Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer recently hosted the second Western Cape Fiscal Policy Seminar with the theme of “A strengthened approach towards a budget for growth”. Read More

Western Cape Provincial Treasury presents Revenue Management Master Class

20 October 2016

The Western Cape Provincial Treasury and the Stellenbosch Executive Development will be hosting a Revenue Management Master Class (RMMC) on 7 and 8 November 2016, facilitated by the University of Stellenbosch Executive Development and School of... Read More

Minister Meyer tables PERO and MERO

30 September 2016

“The Western Cape Economy will remain constrained over the short term. However, there are signs that the Western Cape Government’s Policy interventions are beginning to bear fruit”. Read More

Ivan Meyer encourages Oudtshoorn to implement Financial Recovery Plan

21 September 2016

Following a meeting on Monday  between the Mayor of Oudtshoorn, Colan Sylvester and the Western Cape Minister of Finance Ivan Meyer, the provincial government has undertaken to give its full support for plans to resolve the financial troubles of... Read More

Western Cape to Assist Beaufort West Municipality

14 September 2016

Western Cape Minister of Finance Ivan Meyer, has given an undertaking to the Executive Mayor of Beaufort West, Djorge Malooi that the Western Cape will give its full support to initiatives  to turn around the financial woes of the embattled ... Read More

Western Cape urges Minister Gordhan to convene Budget Council Meeting

31 August 2016

The Western Cape Government has urged Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to convene a Budget Council Meeting without delay. The meeting is a high-level forum of MEC’s and the Finance Minister. Western Cape Finance MEC, Ivan Meyer, said: Read More

Western Cape students win bursaries

18 August 2016

With a key emphasis on quality education and skills development, the Western Cape Provincial Treasury and the Education Department has partnered with the provinces’ official banking partner, Nedbank to offer bursaries to 15 students.  Read More

Top Women in Agriculture Announced

16 August 2016

The Western Cape’s top women in agriculture have been announced. Read More

JSE Opening shows Cape Town is open for business

16 August 2016

The opening of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s Cape Town office sends a strong message to the world that the Western Cape and Cape Town is open for business. Read More

Western Cape Entrepreneurs Invited to Funding Workshops

20 July 2016

Funding workshops for Western Cape entrepreneurs will kick off in the province next week. Read More

Province-wide Business Skills Course Starts in Cape Town

11 July 2016

 Emerging entrepreneurs from across Cape Town will start an accredited business skills Read More

Partnership Boosts Tech Skills for City Youth

8 July 2016

A group of young people from the Western Cape have a bright future in the tech industry, after starting internships at some of the region’s biggest companies. Read More

Southern Cape Events to Attract Thousands

1 July 2016

A bumper events period kicks off in the Southern Cape this weekend. Read More

FASfacts and Western Cape Government partner in the fight against FAS

28 June 2016

The Pregnant Women Mentoring Programme, run by Winelands-based NGO FASfacts, is working in partnership with the Western Cape Government to fight the spread of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) in communities at risk. Read More

Treasury creating opportunities for the youth

15 June 2016

While growing the economy and jobs is one of the main aims of the Western Cape Government it is similarly important that we create an able and skilled workforce. . Read More