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WCERA 2019: A hotbed of innovation and impact

29 November 2019

Now in its second year, the Western Cape Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (WCERA) celebrates the hard work of entrepreneurs and their contribution to job creation and economic growth in the Western Cape. Read More

Audit results confirm Western Cape the top performing province in South Africa

20 November 2019

The Auditor General of South Africa’s consolidated audit results for the 2018/19 financial year officially confirms that the Western Cape is once again the top performing province in South Africa. Read More

Congratulations to Wesgro on facilitating R10.73bn into the WC’s economy

19 November 2019

[The following is an extract from the opening remarks delivered by Minister Maynier at the Wesgro Annual Review] Read More

National Lilizela Tourism Awards - Congratulations to the Western Cape winners

13 November 2019

We are proud of the Western Cape tourism businesses who shone at the National Lilizela Tourism Awards, taking home 12 coveted trophies on Saturday, 9 November.    Read More

Scrapping of unabridged birth certificates welcomed; campaign planned

12 November 2019

We welcome the recent announcement by the Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, that the requirement for unabridged birth certificates for visitors travelling to South Africa is officially scrapped. Read More

ArcelorMittal announcement: WCG will work hard to grow the economy in Saldanha

11 November 2019

​We are devastated by the news, announced today by ArcelorMittal South Africa, that the steel works plant in Saldanha will be wound down and put into a state of care and maintenance. Read More