Threat of renewed farm strikes in W Cape

2014-10-07 18:35

Cosatu and a number of farm workers' organisations in the Western Cape have cautioned farm owners to stop evictions of farm workers.

Western Cape eyes universal internet with free Wi-Fi

2014-08-27 09:35

The Western Cape provincial government intends to offer universal access to the internet to all its residents as it drives public access Wi-Fi.

Parliament to be petitioned on visa regulations

2014-08-20 12:32

Western Cape economic opportunities MEC Alan Winde plans to petition parliament to suspend the new visa regulations due to come into effect on October 1.

Cape can be top call-centre hub - Winde

2014-05-28 16:03

The Western Cape is ideally placed to become a leading call-centre hub, which can further boost growth and jobs, says economic opportunities MEC Alan Winde.

British Airways increases Cape Town flights

2014-04-02 17:05

British Airways officially opened its new R19.8m lounge at Cape Town International Airport and says it is increasing its winter schedule to the Mother City.

Cut red tape, give more for jobs, Gordhan told

2014-02-25 14:27

Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde lists the issues he would like to see addressed in the National Budget.

Saldanha zone investments to create 300 jobs

2014-01-16 10:25

The Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone is drawing strong international interest, with several lease agreements signed and a surge of joint ventures with SA firms.

Reunion partnership to boost WCape agriculture

2013-09-11 15:19

The Western Cape is partnering with the French island Reunion to lift innovation in the province’s R12bn agro-processing industry.

Ship runs aground off Knysna coast

2013-08-08 16:26

Nineteen people have been rescued after a ship ran aground off the Knysna coast near a nature reserve.

Cape Town tavern loses liquor licence

2013-04-04 19:09

A Cape Town tavern has had its liquor licence revoked, Western Cape Finance and Economic Development MEC Alan Winde says.


W Cape must ramp up business image

2014-09-25 17:47

The business brand and ease of doing business of the Western Cape must and can be improved, according to Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde.

Top woman entrepreneur in agri-processing named

2014-08-25 10:17

A Western Cape entrepreneur has clinched top honours in the agri-processing category of national awards to honour women in agriculture.

W Cape horse sickness restrictions lifted

2014-06-18 12:17

Movement restrictions on Western Cape horses have been lifted following the resolution of a bout of African Horse Sickness.

SA up for international award

2014-05-28 12:08

South Africa’s business process outsourcing industry has been nominated for the European Outsourcing Association's offshore destination of the year award.

Vision to improve Western Cape govt

2014-03-05 16:43

The Western Cape budget aims to make government work better, according to the provincial minister of finance, economic development and tourism.

W Cape economy shines as tourists pour in

2014-01-23 20:08

The tourism industry contributes more than R18bn to the Western Cape's economy annually and employs 150 000 people, says MEC Alan Winde.

SAA flight decision a blow to WCape - minister

2013-11-05 19:34

The Western Cape minister of tourism has called for an urgent meeting with SAA following cancellation of the Buenos Aires route.

Possible redesign of Cape Town port

2013-08-27 19:35

Apart from a proposal to redevelop Cape Town's port precinct, the outcome of a possible industrial development zone in Saldanha might be known soon.

Western Cape continues to attract FDI

2013-06-30 17:20

In South Africa foreign direct investments have declined between 2011 and 2012, yet investors still seem interested in certain key growth areas.

Cape beefs up finances, corruption fight

2013-03-22 14:34

The Western Cape provincial treasury is stepping up efforts to improve financial management and curb corruption, Finance MEC Alan Winde says.

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