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Making dough… feeding people

A little bit of drizzle and cold could not keep people away from giving their 67 minutes for Mandela Day.

Between the Provincial Treasury, Department of Economic Development and Tourism, and Transport and Public Works, more than 80 public servants joined Minister Maynier, Jenny Morris and other volunteers to make soup and bake bread for the needy. Continue reading

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Join us on Mandela Day

Something amazing is happening this Mandela’s Day and it’s all taking place at the Cape Quarter with Jenny Morris and guess what? It involves you!

Bring your veggies, chopping board, peeler and knife and join us in preparing soup and bread with all the food going to The Service Dining Rooms to feed those who are hungry, something our once great leader would be proud of.

Magic Radio will be down in full force to make the day even more special. Make sure to join us or tune in for what promises to be a truly giving day.

Volunteers from the Provincial Treasury, Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Local Government as well Transport and Public Works will join forces with citizens and other volunteers to prepare vegetables for soup and to bake bread during 30 minute slots.

Want to get volunteer? Email to submit your name as a volunteer by 11 July.


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New Acting Appointments

The Provincial Treasury has undergone a number of changes recently.

Ms Julinda Gantana has been appointed as the acting Head Official for the Provincial Treasury, effective 1 June 2019 until 30 November 2019 or until a permanent appointment is made. Ms Gantana was previously the Chief Director: Provincial Government: Public Finance. Continue reading

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Welcome Minister Maynier

David MaynierDavid John Maynier was today appointed as the Western Cape Minister for Finance and Economic opportunities.

He previously served as the Shadow Minister of Finance, Shadow Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, and Member of Parliament for the opposition Democratic Alliance.

Minister Maynier matriculated from Grey High School in Port Elizabeth, and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Cape Town and a master’s degree in Public Administration and Management from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He is a former submarine officer and navy diver in the South African Navy. Continue reading