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1 Mar 2019
AFRICA’S FIRST SOLAR POWERED DESALINATION PLANT PASSES THE 10,000,000 Liters MARK
Africa’s first sea water solar desalination plant has now produced more than 10,000kL of drinkable water. Read more
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1 Mar 2019
2019 Global Leadership Conference & YPO EDGE to welcome over 3 000 CEOs to the Mother City
The Mother City gears up to host the largest gathering of CEOs from around the globe at the 2019 Global Leadership Conference (GLC) and YPO EDGE. Read more
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1 Mar 2019
Media Release: Department of Agriculture embraces Fourth Industrial Revolution with cutting edge satellite technology
The Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape is at the forefront of using technology to enhance sustainable farming. Read more
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28 Feb 2019
Air Botswana to resume direct flights between Cape Town & Gaborone
Cape Town Air Access (CTAA), a project housed within Wesgro, welcomes the announcement by Air Botswana of the resumption of flights between Gaborone and Cape Town effective from... Read more
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26 Feb 2019
From the Cradle of Humankind to the Cradle of Human Culture
Wesgro’s Destination Marketing Unit in partnership with the Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT), the provincial Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS... Read more
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19 Feb 2019
Cape Town ranked a top tech city in global report
Cape Town has made its way back onto global property firm Savills Top Tech cities report, “Tech Cities in Motion”. Read more
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18 Feb 2019
Premier Helen Zille's State of the Province Address 2019
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille delivers her final State of the Province Address (SOPA). Read more
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15 Feb 2019
R98m invested into Sturrock Dry Dock in the Port of Cape Town
The Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) and Wesgro welcome the R98 million floating caisson that is to be constructed for the Sturrock Dry Dock in the Port of ... Read more
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14 Feb 2019
President Cyril Ramaphosa: 2019 State of the Nation Address
President Ramaphosa delivers the 25th Annual State of the Nation Address (SoNA). Read more
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14 Feb 2019
City-funded WISP programme generates R67,9 million for Cape Town’s green economy
The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP) that is managed by City business partner, GreenCape, generated a massive R67,9 million towards Cape Town’s green economy in a... Read more
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13 Feb 2019
Billions of Rands invested into the Cape’s leading higher education research facilities
Cape Town & Western Cape is quickly establishing itself as the intellectual hub for Africa. Read more
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13 Feb 2019
Cape Town Air Access to punt direct routes to Cape Town at Routes Americas 2019
Cape Town Air Access (CTAA), a project housed within Wesgro, touches down in Canada for the 12th Routes Americas, taking place in Québec City from 12th to 14th February. Read more
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13 Feb 2019
Cape Town Air Access to punt direct routes to Cape Town at Routes Americas 2019
Cape Town Air Access (CTAA), a project housed within Wesgro, touches down in Canada for the 12th Routes Americas, taking place in Québec City from 12th to 14th February. Read more
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11 Feb 2019
Billions of Rands invested into the Cape’s leading higher education research facilities
Cape Town & Western Cape is quickly establishing itself as the intellectual hub for Africa. Read more
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8 Feb 2019
Wesgro welcomes President Ramaphosa's eVisa announcement
Wesgro, the official Tourism Trade and Investment Promotion Agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, welcomes President Ramaphosa’s announcement regarding the implementation o... Read more
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6 Feb 2019
Over R2,2bn in investment realised for Cape Town & the Western Cape for the 2018/19 Financial Year to date
In the course of the first 3 quarters of Wesgro's financial year, over R2,2 billion in investment deals have been realised in Cape Town and the Western Cape by Wesgro’s Investment ... Read more
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6 Feb 2019
This is what Cape Town airport will look like in 2023 – after R7 billion goes into new runways and departure lounges
A new runway and international and domestic departure lounges is due to be built at Cape Town international airport within the next four years. Read more
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4 Feb 2019
Cape Town overtakes Johannesburg as city with most and best-paying jobs - Adzuna
Adzuna – a search engine for job ads – analysed more than 140 000 jobs currently advertised in South Africa.The money, it seems, is moving to the Mother City. Read more
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31 Jan 2019
Urban farmers to be trained in organic farming in Philippi
The City of Cape Town and the Philippi Economic Development Forum signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) this week that sets out key deliverables for the organisation to achieve ov... Read more
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31 Jan 2019
Over 17 000 people have disembarked from cruise liners in Cape Town this cruise season
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
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31 Jan 2019
MEDIA RELEASE City’s investment and job creation partnerships yield positive results
The City of Cape Town’s funding support of a number of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) to facilitate investment and job creation has yielded positive results. Read more
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31 Jan 2019
Red Tape Reduction Unit achieves R 1 billion savings target
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 th... Read more
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30 Jan 2019
Wesgro hosts stakeholder engagement to discuss investment potential of medicinal cannabis industry
Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, today hosted a first-of-its-kind discussion on the economic potential of ... Read more
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24 Jan 2019
New York Times Travel Show to hear why there is Nowhere Better than Cape Town & the Western Cape
Wesgro CEO, Tim Harris, accompanied by Wesgro’s Head of Leisure Tourism, Inge Dykman, have touched down in New York to promote Cape Town and the Western Cape at the New York Tim... Read more