News and Speeches for Ministry of Finance and Economic Opportunities | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Ministry of Finance and Economic Opportunities

Promoting Business with Government

30 January 2019

The Provincial Treasury is committed to supplier development and assist local businesses to register on the Central Supplier Database which will enable these businesses to become suppliers to government. Read More

Red Tape Reduction Unit achieves R 1 billion savings target

30 January 2019

The Western Cape Government has achieved its strategic goal of generating R1 billion in economic savings and benefits from interventions aimed at reducing red tape and improving the ease of doing business in the province. Read More

Over 17 000 people have disembarked from cruise liners in Cape Town this cruise

28 January 2019

January marks the peak of cruise ship season in Cape Town which traditionally runs from October to April, and this month, vessels have made a total of 17 stops in the city’s port.   Read More

Atlantis youth tutoring programme reaps results

23 January 2019

Note to editors: This joint press release was originally issued by the IkamavaYouth Programme and GreenCape. Read More

Minister Beverley Schäfer visits Laingsburg farmers to engage on drought issues

21 January 2019

The Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape has disbursed R 8.3 million in drought support to 586 farmers in the Central Karoo in January, and will continue to provide support in the region which continues to experience severe drought... Read More

Companies urged to consider taking on CapaCiti interns for 2019

17 January 2019

Employers in Cape Town and Johannesburg looking to grow their tech teams in 2019 could benefit from hiring CapaCiti graduates as apprentices.   Read More

December peak season feedback shows positive signs of recovery for the province

16 January 2019

Tourism operators in the Western Cape have reported a generally good December season, with many local tourism offices and attractions seeing increased numbers, although the drought did have an impact.   Read More

Foot and mouth disease detection in Limpopo could impact the Western Cape

9 January 2019

The National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced on Tuesday that foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been detected in the Vhembe district of Limpopo, and reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health.     Read More