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Stakeholder engagement addresses concerns of efficiencies at Port of Cape Town

27 July 2021

Yesterday (27 July 2021), we held our third Port of Cape Town stakeholder engagement bringing together key representatives of the port logistics chain to provide an update on t Read More

Adjusted Alert Level 3 a welcome lifeline for businesses in the Western Cape

26 July 2021

We welcome the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa last night that the whole of South Africa will be moving to Adjusted Alert Level 3 with immediate effect, which includes the easing of restrictions on the economy which will be a lifeline for... Read More

Pfizer/BioNTech collaboration with Biovac a boost to the economy in the WC

21 July 2021

We welcome the announcement today by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE that they have signed a letter of intent with the Biovac Institute (Pty) Ltd. Read More

Alert Level 4 restrictions: Businesses need more financial support to save jobs

15 July 2021

We welcome the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa of the reopening of the UIF Covid-19 TERS scheme which we have been calling for and which will be a lifeline to many businesses and employees in South Africa.  Read More

Permanent residency permit delays an unnecessary blocker to economic recovery

8 July 2021

Today I wrote to the Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, Read More

WCG initiates formal action against Central Karoo District and Kannaland

1 July 2021

Despite every effort by both the Provincial Treasury and the Department of Local Government to support both the Central Karoo District Municipality and the Kannaland Municipality to adopt budgets for the new municipal financial year by today (01... Read More