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14 Dec 2018
V&A Waterfront joins Cape Town Air Access partnership, as private sector supporter
Cape Town Air Access welcomes the V&A Waterfront, one of the most visited tourist attractions in Africa, as a private sector supporter. Read more
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13 Dec 2018
Mother City to host Agritech conference & exhibition in 2020, with R15m economic boost
Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, together with the support of the South African National Convention Bureau, are proud to announce that the Mother City will play... Read more
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13 Dec 2018
V&A Waterfront joins Cape Town Air Access partnership, as private sector supporter
Cape Town Air Access welcomes the V&A Waterfront, one of the most visited tourist attractions in Africa, as a private sector supporter. Read more
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12 Dec 2018
South Africa's manufacturing output jumps, boosting rand
South Africa's manufacturing output on the rise, reaching its highest level since June 2016. Read more
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11 Dec 2018
Mother City to host Agritech conference & exhibition in 2020, with R15m economic boost
Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, together with the support of the South African National Convention Bureau, are proud to announce that the Mother City will play... Read more
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11 Dec 2018
Mother City to host Agritech conference & exhibition in 2020, with R15m economic boost
Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, together with the support of the South African National Convention Bureau, are proud to announce that the Mother City will play h... Read more
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10 Dec 2018
A final push to drive FDI to Cape Town and the Western Cape in 2018
This week Wesgro’s Investment Promotion (IP) Unit will be shoring up investor confidence in the Netherlands, whilst the Agribusiness Investment Unit will be in India, in a final... Read more
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10 Dec 2018
Cape Tech Start-up Sector Establishes Immigration Policy Advocacy Panel
Yesterday the tech start-up sector in the Western Cape came together to establish a panel of volunteers to raise the sector’s collective voice in the national policy dialogue re... Read more
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10 Dec 2018
Creating business opportunities & celebrating creativity with Knysna’s annual Pop-Up Shop
Yesterday, Executive Mayor Mark Willemse and Wesgro CEO Tim Harris, officially opened the annual ‘Knysna Loving Local Collective Pop-Up Shop’. Read more
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10 Dec 2018
Over R1 billion in business tourism attracted to Cape Town and the Western Cape
Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, part of the tourism unit at Wesgro, has managed to secure business events to the value of R1 billion. Read more
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10 Dec 2018
Opportunity abounds in Atlantis SEZ
Atlantis SEZ to create a host of opportunities for residents of Atlantis & Western Cape businesses Read more
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4 Dec 2018
Tourism promotion in Knysna on track for the season
Today, Wesgro exco members visited Knysna and Sedgefield to review the work done after the first month of the contracted relationship with local government to provide local tour... Read more
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4 Dec 2018
A final push to drive FDI to Cape Town and the Western Cape in 2018
Wesgro’s Investment Promotion (IP) Unit will be shoring up investor confidence in the Netherlands, whilst the Agribusiness Investment Unit will be in India, in a final push to dr... Read more
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3 Dec 2018
WCG and Liquid Telecom expand public Wi-Fi services in Western Cape
The Western Cape’s 6,6 million residents will welcome the news that the successful Public Wi-Fi service is being expanded and upgraded. Read more
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28 Nov 2018
RwandAir increases capacity following popular demand between Kigali-Harare & Cape Town
RwandAir has announced that between 28 November 2018 and 14 January 2019, it will be introducing the Airbus A330-200 to support an additional 88 seats per flight in a response t... Read more
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28 Nov 2018
RwandAir increases capacity following popular demand between Kigali-Harare & Cape Town
RwandAir has announced that between 28 November 2018 & 14 January 2019, it will be introducing the Airbus A330-200 to support an additional 88 seats per flight in a response to the... Read more
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27 Nov 2018
Cape Town to host biggest & 1st gaming festival of its kind in Africa
The Mother City is gearing up to host the first and biggest gaming festival of its kind this week – Africa Games Week 2018. Read more
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27 Nov 2018
Cape Town to host biggest & 1st gaming festival of its kind in Africa
The Mother City is gearing up to host the first and biggest gaming festival of its kind this week – Africa Games Week 2018. Read more
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26 Nov 2018
Western Cape Government Medium Term Budget Policy Statement 2018
The following statement provides the economic and policy context within which the upcoming Provincial budget will be presented. Read more
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26 Nov 2018
City signs loan with German bank for wastewater treatment plant upgrades
The City of Cape Town signed an urban wastewater management loan to the value of approximately R1,3 billion with the German government-owned KfW Development Bank. Read more
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26 Nov 2018
Auditor General confirms Western Cape as cleanest government
The Western Cape once again received by far the highest number of clean audits in South Africa in 2017/18 across all entities and departments, with 83% clean audit outcomes achieve... Read more
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20 Nov 2018
Amazon announces major new investment into Cape Town
Cape Town and the Western Cape welcomes Amazon’s announcement today of a significant new investment into the establishment of three data centres in Cape Town.Amazon is one of th... Read more
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20 Nov 2018
Cape Town & the Western Cape launches recovery plan to the drought with the ‘Nowhere Does It Better’ campaign
The Nowhere Does it better Campaign is a collaborative industry initiative showcasing the breadth & depth of various activities within the Western Cape and the proximity these ar... Read more
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19 Nov 2018
Cape Town & the Western Cape launches recovery plan to the drought with the ‘Nowhere Does It Better’ campaign
The Nowhere Does it better Campaign is a collaborative industry initiative driven by Wesgro, Western Cape Government, City of Cape Town, South African Tourism (SAT), Cape Town T... Read more