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18 Mar 2019
Cape Town and the Western Cape continues to lead in cutting edge HIV Aids Research
Western Cape based Desmond Tutu TB Centre (DTTC) and partners reveal research that in-home HIV testing coupled with referral to HIV care and treatment can reduce infection by up to...
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14 Mar 2019
Knysna Oyster Festival 2019 to receive a new look & feel
An annual highlight on the Western Cape events agenda is the Knysna Oyster Festival.
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13 Mar 2019
TradesCape: Short-term Brexit effects on Cape exports
This is an important week for all things Brexit, both in the United Kingdom (UK) and in South Africa.
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13 Mar 2019
Despite global headwinds, risks can be turned into opportunities for Cape Town & the Western Cape
Despite global headwinds, risks can be turned into opportunities for Cape Town, the Western Cape, and South Africa.
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13 Mar 2019
City receives R50 million to create 1 300 green jobs
The City of Cape Town has secured R50,4 million in funding for the creation of nearly 1 300 green jobs over the next three years.
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8 Mar 2019
Cape Town scores the right to host the 2023 Netball World Cup
The City of Cape Town is proud to announce that Cape Town has been chosen as the preferred host city for the 2023 Netball World Cup.
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8 Mar 2019
George confirmed as an Investors Destination
The George Economic Development department launched the #InvestGeorge initiative at Fancourt Hotel and Conference Centre.
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8 Mar 2019
This weekend, 35 000 cyclists will line up at the start of the world’s largest timed cycle race in Cape Town.
This weekend, 35 000 cyclists will line up at the start of the world’s largest timed cycle race in Cape Town.
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6 Mar 2019
Cape Town Air Access drives growth & increased air connectivity to Cape Town & the Western Cape
Yesterday evening the Cape Town Air Access (CTAA) project, a division of Wesgro, provided a review of 2018, whilst looking at opportunities for the upcoming year.
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4 Mar 2019
South Africa’s first floating solar PV installation unveiled in the Western Cape
Marlenique, a fruit farm and wedding venue just outside of Franschhoek has unveiled a state of the art, floating solar PV system.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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”.
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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).
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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 ...
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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).
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.