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Tag: Helen Zille

A tax revolt is already happening in South Africa

Western Cape premier Helen Zille has sparked controversy by volunteering to lead a tax revolt in South Africa if the government fails to take action against those implicated in corruption –...

Wet winter forecast puts Cape Town on cloud nine

The South African Weather Service predicts above-normal rainfall this season; the city’s eight minor dams are 100.3% full‚ compared with 86% a week ago. Weather forecasters have hinted at a future of...

Zille welcomes probe into water ministry

The Western Cape Government has welcomed the announcement of a parliamentary inquiry into the finances of what it calls the bankrupt Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS). The probe was...

Wesgro hits back after ‘insinuations’ around trade missions

Wesgro has hit back after a local Cape Town newspaper article insinuated that trade missions do not benefit the provincial economy. In a statement the Western Cape’s official trade and investment promotion...

Smart technology revolutionises fruit farming

A smart application is using satellite technology to help farmers in the fruit producing areas of the Western Cape estimate how much water their crops need. The Fruitlook online application,...


Engen brings drought and fire relief to farmers

Engen, South Africa’s favourite petrol station*, has stepped up to assist drought-stricken farming communities in Sutherland in the Eastern Cape as well as areas in the...