Cape Talk – Enterprise and Supplier Development

February 13, 2017
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Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD), a new and particularly exciting initiative for Accelerate Cape Town this year, is aimed at supporting regional entrepreneurship by providing technical training, access to finance, and access to market opportunities through corporate supply chains and procurement. Creating entrepreneurial opportunities, whilst supporting emerging enterprises with skills and finance, creates an environment.. read more →

Progress of the Special Economic Zones at Saldanha and Atlantis

October 25, 2016
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Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are a critical mechanism to advance South Africa’s strategic objectives of industrialisation, regional development, export promotion and job creation. Industrialisation and growing this secondary sector is also key to South Africa’s economic growth and more particularly, employment. Key SEZ investments include Saldanha, as an oil and gas servicing hub, and Atlantis,.. read more →

J&J invest R300m and launch their Africa Global Public Health practice in Cape Town

April 20, 2016
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2016 has been a busy year for Johnson & Johnson in Cape Town as they continue to prepare their business to better serve consumers across Sub-Saharan Africa. In January, J&J opened their refurbished pharmaceutical manufacturing plant following a R300 million investment in technology and infrastructure. Then in early April, J&J launched the Global Public Health.. read more →

Three Ports, One City

July 10, 2015
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The Cape Town city region is in a unique position globally as a transport and logistics hub. It is home to two ports, Cape Town and Saldanha and an international airport which is ranked top in Africa. With anticipated growth in cargo and passengers into and from the Western Cape, and industrial development in Saldanha,.. read more →

Growth of the Saldanha IDZ and the West Coast Economy

June 26, 2014
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Africa is experiencing accelerated oil and gas growth and contributes 11% of crude oil and 6% of gas globally. Much of this growth is from Nigeria and Angola but recent gas discoveries in Mozambique suggest that it ‘could be one of the most important natural gas fields discovered in the last 10 years’. China is.. read more →